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Old 03-30-2012, 01:57 PM   #61
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I'm number 12 of 1 copy. Looks like it'll be a while before I get a chance to read it.
I am at spot 2 in the waiting list at FLP I am also spot 2 in the waiting list at my local library (with 2 copies in circulation). Which ever comes up first I will drop out from the other queue, so it may be sooner than you think.
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Old 03-30-2012, 02:07 PM   #62
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I picked up an ancient paperback in the YA section of my public library.
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:20 PM   #63
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I have the film--which I really enjoy. The novel is easily available from ABE at a very low price if anyone finds an ebook version difficult to obtain.
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Old 04-05-2012, 08:34 PM   #64
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I picked up an ancient paperback in the YA section of my public library.
I picked up a brand new 30th anniversary paperback at my local library.
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:21 AM   #65
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I picked up an ancient paperback in the YA section of my public library.
Same here, though I am seriously annoyed with myself. Amazon had it for $3.99 during the voting, but I waited too long...by minutes. Now it is $8.10.
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Old 04-09-2012, 06:37 PM   #66
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I carefully considered whether this was a spoiler at all much less a "serious spoiler" as JSWolf says. But it is gone now. Apologies to others for whatever huge give-away it was.

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Old 04-10-2012, 06:24 AM   #67
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Finished Princess Bride. Should make for interesting reviewing .
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Finished Princess Bride. Should make for interesting reviewing .
Yup, can't wait.
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:20 PM   #69
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Does anyone know of a cheap place to get "Buttercup's Baby" online? I'd rather not completely buy the book again just to get a few extra pages, but I want to read it!
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Does anyone know of a cheap place to get "Buttercup's Baby" online? I'd rather not completely buy the book again just to get a few extra pages, but I want to read it!
I am reading a copy from my library which includes the extra sixty pages of Buttercup's baby plus discussion.

Not cheap for sixty pages but under ten bucks with the discount total, Kobo has the same edition as an ebook, just released in March:
http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/The-P...6K_UXOrUHQ&r=3

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Thanks for the info, hpulley!

Oy, it's sixty pages? Heh, I was thinking it was like 5-10. I was considering a (now that I have an e-reader and also order pbooks online) somewhat rare trip to the bookstore to sit at the cafe and read it, but sixty is too many for that.

I still want to read it though. Ten dollars does still seem like too much just for that, but perhaps I can find a coupon or something. If I can get it under 5 then I think it'd be worth it, enough anyway.
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Kobo has some 40% off coupons if you watch for them and my price is for Canada so it might be a bit cheaper elsewhere. I prefer ebooks these days so I might end up buying it myself...

William Goldman's commentary is quite amusing too if that helps you justify the cost!
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Does anyone know of a cheap place to get "Buttercup's Baby" online? I'd rather not completely buy the book again just to get a few extra pages, but I want to read it!
You do know that the "Sample" is all that was written right?
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And here's a cool coincidence: Today I was finishing Book 2 in the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews, and as a parting gift, right on the very last page, this:
That is a serious spoiler. Please go back and edit your post so you don't spoil the book for others who have not read it.
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