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Old 07-20-2012, 03:53 PM   #121
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word of warning, don't buy paper books from hugh's site... i ordered mine when this thread started and havent recieved anything.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:59 PM   #122
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word of warning, don't buy paper books from hugh's site... i ordered mine when this thread started and havent recieved anything.
I hope you took it up with Hugh personally before going "global" with this warning. I'm pretty sure he'd welcome the opportunity to make it right or explain what might be going on.
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:02 PM   #123
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As DD has pointed out, the WOOL omnibus is available from BN in epub format. Its also available from IBooks. Google is your friend, folks.
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:09 PM   #124
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Can't find First Shift - Legacy available as a download in the UK. Anyone heard when it is going to be available again?
I cannot find First Shift - Legacy over at Kobo. Also missing from Kobo are the Molly Fyde books.
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:57 PM   #125
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:58 PM   #126
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Cool Cool I, Zombie by Hugh Howey, Pre-Orders available

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I, Zombie Pre-Orders!

How cool is this? Amazon has a pre-order page for I, Zombie, which means you can have it delivered to your Kindle as soon as it’s released on the 15th. That’s only two weeks away!

The pre-order for the physical book should go live on Monday. And I’ll have a link up for signed copies next week as well, so we can gauge demand for these things. I’m contemplating having one price for books signed with ink and another for books signed in my own blood. The latter will be cheaper, of course. Ink costs money!
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***WARNING: NOT FIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION***

This book contains foul language and fouler descriptions of life as a zombie. It will offend most anyone, so proceed with caution or not at all.

And be forewarned: This is not a zombie book. This is a different sort of tale. It is a story about the unfortunate, about those who did not get away. It is a human story at its rotten heart. It is the reason we can't stop obsessing about these creatures, in whom we see all too much of ourselves.

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Old 07-28-2012, 04:38 AM   #127
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:06 AM   #128
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According to Hugh, he doesn't care about readers who do not have a Kindle. So please, don't buy this at least until it's available elsewhere in ePub. To release it in ePub a month later is just wrong.
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Old 07-28-2012, 08:26 AM   #129
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According to Hugh, he doesn't care about readers who do not have a Kindle. So please, don't buy this at least until it's available elsewhere in ePub. To release it in ePub a month later is just wrong.
So you're saying that those who do have Kindles (or don't mind converting an already DRM-free ebook) should boycott the book until an ePub version is available out of sympathy? Or that those who only purchase ePubs should boycott the book until an ePub is available.

If you mean the former ... well that's just not going to happen.
If you mean the latter ... well ... duh.
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According to Hugh, he doesn't care about readers who do not have a Kindle. So please, don't buy this at least until it's available elsewhere in ePub. To release it in ePub a month later is just wrong.
Thanks Jon. You just convinced me to pre-order the book.
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Old 07-28-2012, 09:26 AM   #131
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So you're saying that those who do have Kindles (or don't mind converting an already DRM-free ebook) should boycott the book until an ePub version is available out of sympathy? Or that those who only purchase ePubs should boycott the book until an ePub is available.

If you mean the former ... well that's just not going to happen.
If you mean the latter ... well ... duh.
Well, i would not buy an ePub only book out of sympathy for kindle users. Exclusivity sucks, period !
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Well, i would not buy an ePub only book out of sympathy for kindle users. Exclusivity sucks, period !
So does encouraging people to NOT buy an author's book based on silly personal ideals which AREN'T based on the (perceived) literary merit/entertainment value of the content. Misguided, personal crusades, suck, period!
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So does encouraging people to NOT buy an author's book based on silly personal ideals which AREN'T based on the (perceived) literary merit/entertainment value of the content. Misguided, personal crusades, suck, period!
It's called whining and I hate whiners.
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Well, i would not buy an ePub only book out of sympathy for kindle users. Exclusivity sucks, period !
I don't like exclusive as well be it ePub only or Amazon only.
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