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View Poll Results: October 2010 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 22 25.88%
Risen by Jan Strnad 41 48.24%
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay 22 25.88%
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Old 09-26-2010, 05:49 PM   #16
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Got it from Smashwords....
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Old 09-26-2010, 05:54 PM   #17
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Tough choices.
Do I reread "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" for the 200th time?
Do I read "Risen", even though I am psychologically disinclined to join a cult?
Or do I read "Darkly Dreaming Dexter" instead of a real horror novel?
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:16 PM   #18
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Tough choices.
Do I reread "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" for the 200th time?
Do I read "Risen", even though I am psychologically disinclined to join a cult?
Or do I read "Darkly Dreaming Dexter" instead of a real horror novel?
I think you'll enjoy Risen, Jon. It's quirky.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:47 PM   #19
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Okay.
But only if you promise that I don't have to shave my head and hang around in airports if I do.
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Old 09-26-2010, 08:50 PM   #20
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Okay.
But only if you promise that I don't have to shave my head and hang around in airports if I do.
No problem. That's just something we Smallville fans do.
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:06 PM   #21
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Okay.
But only if you promise that I don't have to shave my head and hang around in airports if I do.
Hi, reluse.

Of course you don't have to.... you live in NY!

Just stand on a street corner or in the center of the street (like that guy in cowboy boots that plays guitar)
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:12 PM   #22
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Smashwords has it for only $2.99 and you can get it DRM free in multiple formats.

I bought it this morning and I notice that it came with the Risen Short Stories appended.

My only gripe is that the epub didn't have a TOC. I formatted it in Sigil to get them myself. Then I did a epub to epub conversion in Calibre to remove the spacing between paragraphs. (personal pref)
Alternatively, anyone who buys the Smashwords "Meatgrinder" version with no TOC is invited to PM me their email address and I'll send a better-formatted epub with clickable TOC.
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Old 09-27-2010, 01:24 AM   #23
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I voted for Risen because I'd love to discuss it! I reviewed the short stories as well as the full book on smashwords (my reviews were super short on both, but enjoyed them very much!)
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Old 09-27-2010, 01:32 AM   #24
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I voted for Risen because I wrote it.

Remember, folks, a vote for Risen is a vote for living authors who provide DRM-free ebooks worldwide for cheap!

I would give you more reasons to vote for Risen, but I have to go rest up now. I'm still weak from the wounds I received rescuing that little orphan girl from the bobcat yesterday. While on my way to do charity work for...uhm...that charity everybody likes. In a snowstorm.
Was it uphill? Both ways?
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:01 PM   #25
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Was it uphill? Both ways?
Oh, yes, definitely!

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Once you know Seth, you'll understand, and you'll wonder why you ever hesitated. Welcome!
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Old 09-27-2010, 02:30 PM   #26
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:50 PM   #27
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is darlky dreaming the first book in the Dexter series? at ebookprice.info it is saying that dearly devoted is the first....
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:57 PM   #28
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oops....nevermind i figured it out
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:45 PM   #29
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***Risen. I've had it for a while and have been wanting to read it***

Anyone who wants to read *Risen* can send me the bill if they don't thoroughly enjoy the reading experience and I'll cover it from my own pocket either with other books or via PayPal. A Halloween treat courtesy of BeWrite Books. We didn't publish it, Jan Strnad did that, most capably, himself, but I would love to promote this book and this *living* author's current and future value.

Bestest. Neil

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Tough choices.
Do I reread "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" for the 200th time?
Do I read "Risen", even though I am psychologically disinclined to join a cult?
Or do I read "Darkly Dreaming Dexter" instead of a real horror novel?
Yes, we've had 15 votes wasted on a book that should not be here as the Dexter book is not horror at all. Please don't vote for it. It was a mistake ro be part of the poll.

That said, I'lm giving Risen a vote as I do not want a moldy classic that might be more dull then scary.
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