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    Maybe but why bother when it could all be...

    Maybe but why bother when it could all be avoided? CD markets the book to its customers. They get orders. They pass along the name and address to the original publisher who just sends the book out...
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    I'm assuming publishers have arrangements with...

    When I've pre-ordered other publishers' books from CD, they have been sent to CD (as one shipment, presumably), and CD repacks them individually and sends them out to customers. The delay varies - it...
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    In my Nook version from B&N there are four...

    In my Nook version from B&N there are four paragraphs in Chapter 7 starting on page 83 that are repeated. The first of the four paragraphs begins with Matthew saying "Witches and vampires!...
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    There is an odd repetition of text on p. 83 of...

    There is an odd repetition of text on p. 83 of the B&N Nook version that I downloaded today in the discussion between Matthew and DeKay. Not sure if that is unique to my version or a larger issue.
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    Alabama Booksmith is taking orders for signed...

    Alabama Booksmith is taking orders for signed trade copies of KoS.
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    I ended up ordering KoS through Cemetery Dance. ...

    I ended up ordering KoS through Cemetery Dance. How does that work in terms of sending out the books for those who ordered through CD? Does that create any additional delay? I'm assuming the books...
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    Per the Lividian Facebook page, it sounds like...

    Per the Lividian Facebook page, it sounds like the limited edition "King of Shadows" should be rolling out soon. That baby will land with a thump. It looks huge.
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    Some people learn that complaining and acting...

    Some people learn that complaining and acting outrageously makes them the center of attention. In my opinion, these antics were mostly an affectation by Kinski for that purpose. No doubt he was an...
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    Here is a great stream of consciousness quote...

    You have to read it in his voice though.[/QUOTE]

    If only Klaus Kinski were still alive they could beat each other over the head with copies. Kinski wrote a great narcissistic autobiography. It...
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    If only Klaus Kinski were still alive they could...

    You have to read it in his voice though.[/QUOTE]

    If only Klaus Kinski were still alive they could beat each other over the head with copies. Kinski wrote a great narcissistic autobiography. It...
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    Goldsboro Books has signed copies of the upcoming...

    Goldsboro Books has signed copies of the upcoming Werner Herzog novel "The Twilight World" for preorder.

    "In his first novel, the great filmmaker, Werner Herzog, tells the incredible story of a...
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    I re-watched the original after having not seen...

    I re-watched the original after having not seen it in decades. It has not held up well. Comes off as low budget even with its big-name talent. It certainly has its moments but mostly cringe worthy...
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    There is a reference in the epilogue (page 527 if...

    I don't remember that either. Can you refresh my memory.[/QUOTE]

    There is a reference in the epilogue (page 527 if you have the 1st edition). I believe there is an earlier reference but can't...
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    There are numerous recent examples of debates...

    What are you referring to?[/QUOTE]

    There are numerous recent examples of debates about the role of government vs parents in making decisions regarding children. Do you really want to go down...
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    If you have extremely low expectations, then you...

    If you have extremely low expectations, then you won't be too disappointed. There are a few unintentional Ed Wood-like moments like the scene with the cat, but this is basically typical soulless...
  16. Demystifying Pennywise by filling in a lot of...

    Demystifying Pennywise by filling in a lot of background material is the typical lazy Hollywood approach. There is no plausible explanation for Pennywise. That's part of what makes him interesting....
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    Reading that the axe used by Jack Nicholson in...

    Reading that the axe used by Jack Nicholson in The Shining is going on display at the Stanley Hotel. Part of a " film museum" to be incorporated into the hotel. Someone apparently purchased it for...
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    I had forgotten or didn't realize that the...

    I had forgotten or didn't realize that the concept of the "Outsider" was introduced in this book.
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    I think the frustration is mostly at the...

    I know but CAN you blame him? Its his son. WE would all do the same brother.[/QUOTE]

    I think the frustration is mostly at the incredible delays in releasing many books. Some that reach back for...
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    Just started re-reading this BoB after completing...

    Just started re-reading this BoB after completing Insomnia. What strikes me is how much tighter the writing style is than Insomnia. Insomnia was often a long-winded book that should have been 100...
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