What did you buy or receive today?

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by PL_Drafter » Sat May 30, 2020 9:33 am

Noxus35 wrote: ↑
Wed May 27, 2020 8:10 pm
Thanks! And to consider i didn't even use my "real" camera for this shot, i'm going to use that one for the next book i receive. Especially if it's The Lottery or Bibliomysteries. πŸ˜‰
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Nice photo skills as well. I can't take a decent photo to save my life (ask The Collector lol lol). He tried to get me to take a decent photo of a remarque I have but I don't think I ever was able to.
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Thank you guys! :D
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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by Noxus35 » Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:18 am

Just bought this at DRP during the 4th of July sale, you've got to love 50% discount. πŸ™ƒ
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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by Noxus35 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:16 pm

I recently bought Neil Gaiman's Stardust from Lyra's Books and an AGE of Let The Right One In from Suntup Editions. πŸ˜‰

In Paul's last live feed on Facebook, prior to the announcement of 1984, i noticed a Rubik's Cube on his desk and mentioned this on the forum as a possible hint for a future release. He did not answer nor reply to it but when he had announced LTROI he made it clear on the forum that the Rubik's Cube was indeed a hint.
The cube is fairly significant in that novel and he announced that i had won an rare red cover ARC (only a handful were made) of the novel because i had first mentioned it on the forum.
I will proudly add this to my collection when i've received it. πŸ˜‰

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In other news ; The Lottery by Shirley Jackson is on it's way to me as we speak. I expect it to arrive here today.

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by Noxus35 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:54 am

Finally! The Lottery has arrived and it has become a gorgeous looking edition, i'm a sucker for marbled boards but this one just captivates me. 🀩

You're finally home...

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by TheCollector » Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:17 am

That's a gorgeous book. One of the few times I considered buying a book just for it's looks. Congrats, that's going to look great on the shelf.

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by Noxus35 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:19 am

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Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:17 am
That's a gorgeous book. One of the few times I considered buying a book just for it's looks. Congrats, that's going to look great on the shelf.

Thank you very much! It's so much more gorgeous when in hands, it will grace the shelf with flair. 😎

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by Noxus35 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:08 am

It has arrived and it's a good looking ARC. 😎

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by TheCollector » Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:05 am

Neato!

Did you see the survey to select which books Suntup is coming out with next? To be honest I didn't recognize most of them, I guess my literary tastes diverge a bit here. I was happy to see Kurt Vonnegut titles on the list though. Even though once again that would mean limited editions not signed by the author.

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Re: What did you buy or receive today?

Post by Noxus35 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:58 am

TheCollector wrote: ↑
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:05 am
Neato!

Did you see the survey to select which books Suntup is coming out with next? To be honest I didn't recognize most of them, I guess my literary tastes diverge a bit here. I was happy to see Kurt Vonnegut titles on the list though. Even though once again that would mean limited editions not signed by the author.
Yes, i already filled it out. It would be cool to see Slaughterhouse Five get the Suntup treatment, Mark Lawrence was on that list too with the Impossible Times trilogy.

But i have to admit; the two all time (non-king) favourites that i filled out were 1) The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty and 2) A Stir Of Echoes by Richard Matheson.

Both authors are not amongst the living anymore but even if these editions are signed by other notable people i would still buy them.

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