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    Yeah I loved the movie... wonder if the book is better like 95% of the time. Has a limited ever been done of it?[/QUOTE]

    From what Iíve seen online, most people prefer the movie. Personally, I...
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    :D :D :D

    :D :D :D
  3. SWEET! That was great of them to give it to you....

    SWEET! That was great of them to give it to you.

    Have a couple of copies winging their way from the UK (courtesy of Waterstones), but still figuring out whether to get all 9 variants.

    HBJ
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    I considered putting The Chocolate War by Robert...

    Happy to see I wasnít the only one who voted for Wonka! I love your endpapers idea, Ralph. This was my clear favorite book of my childhood. I read everything I got my hands on and the only ones to...
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    Ooh, good suggestions. Instead of your second,...

    Ooh, good suggestions. Instead of your second, though, I'd prefer
    The Crook Factory

    And 4 books a year was my pick as well, partly for expense, and partly because each release becomes more of an...
  6. I must admit, I prefer it when WHSmith editions...

    Damn - I didnt even look at the boards. (That means you cant swap a WHSmith DJ with a normal trade 1st then...)

    I found another WHSmith with Yellow/Gold FEP's so it seems they have all four colour...
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    Mine were: Mystery by Peter Straub Cari...

    Mine were:


    Mystery by Peter Straub
    Cari Mora by Thomas Harris
    Foucaultís Pendulum by Umberto Eco



    HBJ
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    Does this mean the people in Mid-World also...

    Does this mean the people in Mid-World also follow the mm/dd/yy convention of the United States? Weird.
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    Mine, too! It was a nice opportunity to really...

    Mine, too! It was a nice opportunity to really think about what I enjoy about limited editions. And yes, I also found the wish list challenging. The top spot was easy, but 2 and 3? How to choose?
    ...
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    Thanks, Hunter. Thatís amazing that he has so many things planned.
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    Yeah, they have some amazing books coming out...

    Yeah, they have some amazing books coming out between now and January, and have some incredible announcements coming that Bill has already teased online.

    Can't wait for Fire & Blood, The Labyrinth...
  12. The pic in the Hodder Stephen King newsletter...

    The pic in the Hodder Stephen King newsletter shows these endpapers colors:

    https://stephenkingbooks.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/The-Institute-Endpapers-FB-02.jpg

    Maybe they changed orange...
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    I agree that was a bit dodgy, but she did only...

    Only problem I had was her learning Russian that fast. Sure she speaks French, Spanish, and italian(?) but Russian is a very different language.[/QUOTE]

    I agree that was a bit dodgy, but she did...
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    Finished it just now. I stretched it out, only...

    Finished it just now. I stretched it out, only watching one or two episodes at a time.

    Also my favourite season. Maybe by far. The pacing was relentless - the was no mid-season sag. I loved the...
  15. Only 5 days til publication. Looking forward to...

    Only 5 days til publication. Looking forward to this one.
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    I liked it, and the narrator fits the material. ...

    I liked it, and the narrator fits the material.

    HBJ
  17. A belated "very nice, Brian". And personally, I'm...

    A belated "very nice, Brian". And personally, I'm thankful we didn't get to see Doctor Strange's ballsack.

    Edited to add: Or his "Wong".

    HBJ
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    I like the current frequency. I think it would...

    I like the current frequency. I think it would get predictable pretty fast if it became more of a regular thing.

    (Incidentally, the stock toy image on the Star Wars poster was unbelievable. I know...
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    Very nice additions. And I don't think you...

    Very nice additions. And I don't think you overpaid for The Waste Lands S/L by very much.

    HBJ
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    I thought you might post this, Matt. Itís both funny and right on the money.
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