After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.
These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.
Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.
I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.
Monday, June 9, 2003
---Working on cataloguing a couple boxes of virtually-new SF (including a fair number of recent UK books, especially from Earthlight, mostly review copies sent to a noted writer. Here is what is being added to the catalog as a result:
Bova, Ben (ed) THE SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME: Volumes Two A & B, SFBC, ('73), (greatest SF novellas of all time chosen by SFWA), vg+ in djs the pair, $15
Bova, Ben JUPITER, Tor, 1/01, 1st (US) edn, (in Solar System series), vg-f in dj $15
Lyons, Jonathan BURN, Domhan ('00), (surreal 21st century), PR laid in, vg-f 6.00
McDevitt, Jack INFINITY BEACH, HarperPrism, 3rd('00), (audacious far future), vg-f in dj 10.00
Nix, Garth LIRAEL, HarperCollins, 2nd, (fantasy; sequel to Sabriel), vg-f in dj 12.00
Silverberg, Robert (ed) THE SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME: Volume One, Doubleday ('70), (The Greatest SF Stories of All Time; 558 pages), vg+ in dj 25.00
Swanwick, Michael BEING GARDNER DOZOIS: An Interview by…, Old Earth '01, (critical commentary, history, biography--bravura homage), f in dj 15.00
Williams, Walter Jon ANGEL STATION, Tor, 7/89, 1st edn, vg in dj 14.00
@ $3: • Russell THE GREAT EXPLOSION
@ $5: • Kress BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS
Grimwood, Jon Courtenay PASHAZADE: The First Arabesk, Earthlight '02, f 8.00
Grimwood, Jon Courtenay REDROBE, Earthlight '00, 1st, (apocalyptic story of the new millennium), f 9.00
Grimwood, Jon Courtenay REMIX, Earthlight '99, 1st, (William Gibson meets Quentin Tarrantino), f 10.00
Jensen, Jan Lars SHIVA 3000, Macmillan '00, (rich and diverse epic), vg-f 10.00
Miller, Ron BRONWYN #1: Palaces & Prisons, Timberwolf, 2nd edn('01), (fantasy), vg-f 6.00
Reynolds, Alastair CHASM CITY, Gollancz '01, 1st, (Revelation Space seq), vg-f 10.00
Robson, Justina MAPPA MUNDI, Macmillan '01, 1st, (mediical nanotech SF), vg-f $12
Robson, Justina SILVER SCREEN, Macmillan'99, 1st, (author's first published SF), vg-f 12.00
Silverberg, Robert (ed) NEBULA AWARDS SHOWCASE 2001, Harcourt '01, 1st edn (pb var), vg-f $9
STAR WARS® GAMER #1-9, '01, (fiction, RPG, deck plans, etc.), vg-f the nine, $15
Pan 48433 Asher, Neal GRIDLINKED, '02, (author's first full-length SF novel), f 6.00
Tor 58968 Barnes, John CANDLE, 12/00, (convincing future), f $4
Orbit pb 859 Besher, Alexander CHI, '99, (vital chi essence being siphoned off), vg-f 5.00
Earthlight 0911 Byrne, Eugene THINGS UNBORN, '01, (bustling alternate world), f 6.00
Earthlight 0895 Calder, Richard IMPAKTO, '01, (aborted child who refused to die), vg-f 6.00
Earthlight 03720 Calder, Richard MALIGNOS, '00, (dark, edgy, dense, intricate SF), f 6.00
Earthlight 03719 Calder, Richard THE TWIST, '99, (orig; John Twist, shootist), f 6.00
Orbit pb 100 Clute, John APPLESEED, '02, (author's first SF novel), f 8.50
Pan 48595 Hammond, Ray EMERGENCE, '02, (near-future SF by journalist), f 5.00
Roc 45843 Harper, Steven DREAMER, 9/01, (Silent Empire; first contact), f 3.00
NEL 71706 Johnston, Paul THE BLOOD TREE, 2nd, (crime; Edinburgh, 2026), f 5.00
NEL 71704 Johnston, Paul WATER OF DEATH, '99, (crime; hunt-the-psycho), f 5.00
Carroll & Graf 844 Leinster, Murray QUARANTINE WORLD, '92, vg $3
NEL 79246 Lumley, Brian NECROSCOPE: DEFILERS, '01, (horror; 659 pages), f 6.00
Roc 45823 Mackay, Scott THE MEEK, 4/01, (they shall inherit the universe...), f 4.00
Earthlight 03754 McDonald, Ian ARES EXPRESS, '02, (terraformed-Mars funny SF), f 6.00
Roc 45827 Morehouse, Lyda ARCHANGEL PROTOCOL, 5/01, (author's 1st), f 3.00
HarperTrophy 47183 Nix, Garth SABRIEL, 12th, (fantasy; an ALA Notable Book), f $3
Scholastic T941 Nourse, Alan E. THE COUNTERFEIT MAN, 10/67, (stories), f 2.50
Signet Vista 13581 Pinkwater SNARKOUT BOYS & BACONBURG HORROR, 5/85, vg-f 3.00
Bal 61 Pohl & Kornbluth SEARCH THE SKY, ('54), (orig), vg-f 8.00
Ace pb 88564 Rucker, Rudy WHITE LIGHT, 11/80, (orig), vg-f 6.00
Avon Eos 79694 Silverberg, Robert (ed) FAR HORIZONS, 5/00, f $4
Roc 45837 Spencer, Wen ALIEN TASTE, 2nd, (wolfpack-raised tracker SF), f 4.00
Ace pbk 00886 Wharton, Ken DIVINE INTERVENTION, 12/01, (earth colony), f $4
Spectra 58374 Williams, Liz THE GHOST SISTER, 7/01, (orig; bioengineering SF), f 3.50
Bantam 58051 Willis, Connie PASSAGE, 1/02, (life-after-death novel), f 5.00
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