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.

Friday, May 14, 2004

05/13/04 THU:
---Woke up at 4am to the tune of thunder and lightning, so I will be running tired today.

---Still have the mountain of undone things to do, but I got an urge to break open one of the boxes of used books that are sitting around here unopened since they first arrived. That was not the plan, but I never seem to have a good opportunity to catalog books, when I always have ones that are already sold, or are new books which take up more of my inventory capital. Not that cataloguing books is not the most fun for me. Sometimes I get caught up in the books, and it takes longer than it should to do the cataloguing, but it is probably educational.

---Which brings another batch of paperbacks catalogued to print out for insert sheets:
3 • • NEW ARRIVALS (& re-arrivals): 3/15/2004—5/13/2004 • •
DAW 33 Akers (=Bulmer) TRANSIT TO SCORPIO, 12/72, (Dray Prescot), g-vg 2.00
Aspect 61195 Barnes, Steven ZULU HEART, 2/04, (alternate American slavery), PR, f 4.00
Aspect 61159 Benford, Gregory IN THE OCEAN OF NIGHT, 2/04, (Galactic Center 1), f 4.00
DAW 23 Brunner, John THE STARDROPPERS, '72, (>Listen! The Stars!), vg+ 3.50
Roc 45949 Caselberg, Jay WYRMHOLE, 10/03, (psychic investigator), f 4.00
Del Rey 27358 Clement, Hal STARLIGHT, 2nd(2/78), (sequel to Mission of Gravity), vg-f 3.00
Aspect 61135 Dart-Thornton, Cecilia THE BATTLE OF EVERNIGHT, 1/04, (#3), PR, f 3.00
Ace pb 94000 De Lint, Charles YARROW: An Autumn Tale, 10/86, (orig), vg-f 5.00
Ace F- 427 Delany, Samuel R. THE EINSTEIN INTERSECTION, ('67), (orig), vg 5.00
Pap Lib 52357 Dexter, William CHILDREN OF THE VOID, 10/66, vg-f 5.00
DAW 69 Dickson, Gordon R. THE PRITCHER MASS, 9/73, vg 2.50
Zebra 662 Douglas, Gregory A. THE NEST, ('80), (huge Cape Cod mutants), vg 2.00
Avon 80325 Drake, Asa THE LAIR OF ANCIENT DREAMS, 7/82, (hist. fantasy), vg+ 3.00
Del Rey 30080 Eddings, David CASTLE OF WIZARDRY 5/84, (orig; Belgariad #4), g-vg 2.00
Aspect 61360 Gallagher, Diana G. SMALLVILLE: Shadows, 9/03, (TV tie), PR, f 3.00
Perma M4172 Gold, H.L. (ed) THE THIRD GALAXY READER, 5/60, vg 3.00
Aspect 61392 Grayson, Devin & Flint Dille BATMAN: Rose of Sin Tzu, 11/03, (game), f 3.00
DAW 387 Henneberg, N.C. THE GREEN GODS, 5/80, (Cherryh trans), vg-f 3.00
DAW 39 Herbert, Frank THE BOOK OF..., 3rd, vg+ 2.50
Signet E9403 Herbert, James THE DARK, 9/80, (it came like a malignant shadow), vg 2.50
Roc 45919 Hogan, Lee ENEMIES, 4/03, (sequel to Belarus), f 4.00
Aspect 61359 Holder, Nancy SMALLVILLE: Silence, 11/03, (orig; TV tie), f 4.00
Del Rey 31138 Houarner, Gerard Daniel THE BARD OF SORCERY, 5/86, (amulet), vg+ 3.00
DAW 368 Huntley, Tim ONE ON ME, 1/80, (orig; salty SF satire), vg 2.50
DAW 244 Jakes, John THE BEST OF JOHN JAKES, 6/77, (orig), vg+ 4.00
DAW 343 Jeter, K.W. MORLOCK NIGHT, 6/79, (orig; Time Machine's return), vg+ 6.00
Zebra 933 Johnstone, William W. THE UNINVITED, ('82), (horror), g-vg 1.50
DAW 557 Kapp, C. THE LOST WORLDS OF CRONUS, 12/83, (Cageworld 2), vg-f 3.00
DAW 134 Klein, Gerard THE MOTE IN TIME'S EYE, 1/75, (Richards trans), vg+ 3.00
DAW 93 Klein, Gerard THE OVERLORDS OF WAR, 3/74, (Brunner trans), vg 2.50
Roc 45939 Knight, E.E. WAY OF THE WOLF, 2nd, (Vampire Earth #1), f 3.50
DAW 157 Kurland, Michael THE WHENABOUTS OF BURR, 7/75, (orig), vg 3.00
Del Rey no # Kurtz THE HISTORIES OF KING KELSON, nd, 3 volumes, BOXED, vg 7.50
DAW 50 Lafferty, R.A. STRANGE DOINGS, 4/73, (stories), g-vg 4.00
DAW 239 Lake, David J. THE RIGHT HAND OF DEXTRA, 4/77, (orig), vg+ 3.00
DAW 223 Lake, David J. WALKERS ON THE SKY, 12/76, (orig), vg+ 3.00
DAW pb 1332 Laumer, Keith DINOSAUR BEACH, 5th, (time-travel SF), vg 2.00
DAW 184 Lee, Tanith DON'T BITE THE SUN, 2/76, (orig), vg+ 4.00
DAW 380 Lee, Tanith SABELLA, OR THE BLOOD STONE, 4/80, (vampire), vg-f 4.50
DAW 530 Lee, Tanith SUNG IN SHADOW, 5/83, (orig; heroic fantasy), vg-f 4.50
DAW 87 Leiber, Fritz THE BOOK OF FRITZ LEIBER, 1/74, (author's picks), vg+ 6.00
DAW 164 Leiber, Fritz THE SECOND BOOK OF FRITZ LEIBER, 9/75, (orig), vg+ 6.00
Aspect 61318 Lowachee, Karin BURNDRIVE, 10/03, (return to Warchild universe), vg-f 3.00
Aspect 61077 Lowachee, Karin WARCHILD, 3rd, (first-novel contest winner), vg-f 3.00
Aspect 60964 McArthur, Maxine TIME PAST, 5/02, (sequel to Time Future), vg-f 3.00
Timescape 83692 McIntyre, Vonda N. THE ENTROPY EFFECT, 6/81, (orig; Star Trek), vg 3.50
Roc 45910 Mitchell, Syne THE CHANGELING PLAGUE, 2/03, (DNA rewriting), f 4.00
Roc 45879 Morehouse, Lyda FALLEN HOST, 2nd, (A.I. who dreams of Mecca), f 3.50
Pocket 81131 Nim, P.S. DOUBLE MOBIUS SPHERE, 12/78, (orig), vg-f 3.50
DAW 400 Norton, Andre LORE OF THE WITCH WORLD,9/80, (orig; stories), vg+ 5.00
DAW 390 Norvil, Manning (=Bulmer) CROWN OF THE SWORD GOD, 6/80, vg 2.50
DAW 260 Norvil, Manning (=Bulmer) DREAM CHARIOTS, 10/77, (Odan), vg+ 3.00
Warner 36155 Reeves-Stevens, Garfield DREAMLAND, 6/91, (horror), vg 3.00
Avon 35774 Robinson, Frank CHILDREN OF THE DRAGON, 1/78, (slashing epic), vg+ $3
Bantam S3851 Serling, Rod THE SEASON TO BE WARY, 9/68, (spinetingler), vg-f 5.00
Timescape 41383 Stallman, Robert THE BEAST, 9/82, (The Beast #3), vg-f 3.00
Pocket 82958 Stallman, Robert THE ORPHAN, 3/80, (orig; The Beast #1), f 5.00
DAW 140 Swann, Thomas Burnett THE NOT-WORLD, 2/75, (orig), vg+ 4.00
Zebra 1434 Teweles, Claude THE STALKER, 10/84, (orig; death in disguise), g-vg 1.75
Roc 45915 Turtledove, Harry RULED BRITANNIA, 9/03, (alternate history), f 4.00
Berkley S1767 Wallace, Ian DR. ORPHEUS, 11/69, (Croyd), g-vg 3.00
Charter 72850 Walters, R.R. THE RITUAL, 7/80, (pulsing with sensual horror), vg+ 2.00
DAW 5 Wollheim & Saha (eds) 1972 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF, ('72), vg+ 4.00
DAW 53 Wollheim & Saha (eds) 1973 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF, 3rd, vg+ 3.00
DAW 288 Wollheim & Saha (eds) 1978 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF, 5/78, vg-f 3.50
DAW 337 Wollheim & Saha (eds) 1979 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF, 5/76, vg 2.50
DAW 384 Wollheim & Saha (eds) 1980 ANNUAL WORLD'S BEST SF, 5/80, g 2.00
DAW UJ1427 Wollheim & Saha (eds) WORLDS BEST SF: Series Two, 4th, (1973), g-vg 2.00
Signet 13647 Wood, Bari LIGHT SOURCE, 12/85, (high-voltage chase thriller), vg 2.00

---Makes a third sheet, so I will have to get a new batch ready now. I notice that I never posted the listings for the first and second sheets. I have done so now and they can be found at the posts for 02/28/04 and 03/15/04.

---Disc Log:
- Gaby Kerpel CARNABAILITO (Xgau: A Minus)
- LIVING CHICAGO BLUES: Volume 1 (Xgau: A Minus)

---Just did a long-delayed further upload to my listings, bringing it now from Mic- to Roberts in the alphabet. This current batch, I noticed, contains a number of Mike Resnick books. Next time it looks like a bunch of paperbacks (from publisher Roc).

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