Best of 2003 (excruciatingly long)
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Jan 1 15:35:21 EST 2004
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 18:14:40 -0700, Otter Perry wrote:
>On Tuesday, December 30, 2003, at 03:34 PM, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>>> You could solve your problem here by taking up with Amazon.co.uk.
>> This would require my having a much larger book budget than I have.
>> :) I
>> order all the Pratchetts from there and about half the DWJ
>> books--though I'm
>> as likely to get them from the local store. I think I've mentioned
>> that my
>> habit of buying Pratchett books from England has more to do with not
>> the crappy U.S. covers than anything else, now that they're released
>If you just heard high-pitched squealing noises over there in Utah
>-- I'm in southwest Colorado --, it's because I just opened a present
>from my niece -- the US edition of _Monstrous Regiment_ autographed
>by Sir Pterry! I'm thrilled!
>It says: To Otter, even though the rest of your collection has British
Now THAT would make the yellow cover worthwhile! Hooray for you!
Along those lines, we went on a book-buying spree for our anniversary, and I
picked up a couple of Jane Smiley books I didn't have--one was my favorite,
_Horse Heaven_. I didn't flip through it in the store, but when I got home
and was cataloguing it, it turned out to be a signed copy. Too bad it
wasn't inscribed to me, but...it was a nice surprise.
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