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.

Wednesday, January 5, 2005

01/05/05 WED:
---Here today from Talebones:
TALEBONES #29, win/04, (Piccirilli fiction & interview; Kay Kenyon, etc.), new 6.00

---Batch of new-arrival paperbacks for package insert sheet:
• • NEW ARRIVALS (& re-arrivals): 11/22/2004—1/5/2005 • •
Pyramid X1730 Anderson, Chester THE BUTTERFLY KID, 12/67, (orig; turned-on SF), vg 5.00
Lancer 75185 Anderson, Poul TAU ZERO, nd, (ultimate hard SF novel), g 2.00
Avon 23176 Asimov, Isaac FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE, 19th, (Foundation #2), vg 2.00
Avon 23184 Asimov, Isaac SECOND FOUNDATION, 21st, (Foundation #3), vg 2.00
Belmont 781 Azimov (sic), Bradbury, others TIME UNTAMED, 9/67, (Amazing SF), g 2.50
Bantam 14102 Bradbury, Ray I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC!, 11th(3/80), (stories), vg+ 3.00
Bantam 10367 Bradbury, Ray R IS FOR ROCKET, 16th(9/76), (stories), vg 2.50
Bantam H3357 Bradbury, Ray THE GOLDEN APPLES OF THE SUN, 3rd(3/67), vg 2.50
Signet G2413 Brown, Carter THE WIND-UP DOLL, 1/64, (mystery; screen siren), g-vg 2.00
Galaxy 052 Budrys, Algis (ed) WRITERS OF THE FUTURE: Vol XVIII, ('02), new 7.99
Baen 65398 Bujold, Lois McMaster FALLING FREE, 4/88, (orig), vg 5.00
Signet Classic CP303 Butler, Samuel EREWHON, 3rd, (Kingsley Amis afterword), g 2.00
Pyramid N3278 Cogswell, Theodore R. THE WALL AROUND THE WORLD, 2nd(1/74), (stories; Pohl & Boucher intros), g-vg 2.50
Grafton 20272 Delany, Samuel R. FLIGHT FROM NEVERYON, '89, (#3), vg+ 5.00
Bantam a 02243 Delany, Samuel R. NOVA, 4th, vg+ 2.50
Tor 48537 Dickson, Gordon R. SLEEPWALKERS' WORLD, 7/82, (Jim Baen Presents edn), f 3.50
Faw Cr X2754 Eddings, David HIGH HUNT, 3/76, (adventure and terror), g-vg 2.00
Beacon 277 Farmer, Philip José FLESH, ('60), (A Galaxy Prize Selection), g-vg 10.00
Bal 391K Farmer, Philip José STRANGE RELATIONS, ('60), (orig; stories), g $4; vg+ 10.00
Ace F- 367 Farmer, Philip José THE MAKER OF UNIVERSES, ('65), (orig), vg-f 5.00
Tor 57865 Farris, John THE FURY AND THE POWER, 10/03, (saga continues), new 6.99
Dell 1st B204 Finney, Jack THE BODY SNATCHERS, new edn(7/61), vg+ 4.00
Ace F- 355 Flint, Homer Eon THE DEVOLUTIONIST AND THE EMANCIPATRIX, nd, vg $4; vg-f 6.00
Dell pb 5175 Hammett, Dashiell THE MALTESE FALCON, 7/66, (Sam Spade mys), vg 3.00
Signet Y6396 Heinlein, Robert A. THE DOOR INTO SUMMER, 13th, g-vg 1.50
Ace F- 375 Heinlein, Robert A. THE WORLDS OF…, ('66), (orig), g 4.50
Signet T4142 Heinlein, Robert A. WALDO & MAGIC, INC., 4th, (far-flung future), g-vg 2.00
Dell pb 9178 Hitchcock, Alfred (presents) 12 STORIES FOR LATE AT NIGHT, 2nd(6/66), (C.L. Moore, Bradbury, etc.), g 2.00
Tor 34904 Holdstock, Robert CELTIKA, 2nd, (fantasy; Merlin Codex #1), new 6.99
Tor 34098 Irvine, Alexander C. A SCATTERING OF JADES, 7/03, new 7.99
Pop Lib 2121 Jackson, Shirley THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, ?(6/66), (movie), g-vg 2.50
Ace G- 681 Jones, Neil R. TWIN WORLDS, ('67), (Professor Jameson #4), g-vg 2.00
Dell pb 0458 Kane, Frank BARELY SEEN, 5/64, (orig; Johnny Liddell thriller), g-vg 2.00
Dell 1st 7451 Kane, Frank RING-A-DING-DING, 5/63, (Johnny Liddell thriller), vg 2.00
Ball 24585 Leiber, Fritz GATHER, DARKNESS!, 5/75, (perversion of science), g-vg 2.50
Avon 29959 Lem, Stanislaw MEMOIRS FOUND IN A BATHTUB, 9/76, vg 3.00
Harper Torch 08394 Leonard, Elmore TISHOMINGO BLUES, 1/03, (thriller), g-vg 1.50
Bantam Q5787 Lessing, Doris THE FOUR-GATED CITY, 11/70, (Children of Violence #5), g-vg 2.50
Ball 25299 LovecraftTHE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH, 5th(11/76), vg 3.00
Tor 54913 MacAlister, V.A. THE MOSQUITO WAR, 9/04, (biological war), new 6.99
Faw GM s1354 MacDonald, John D. SLAM THE BIG DOOR, 2nd(10/63), (searing), g 2.00
Faw GM d1633 MacDonald, John D. THE END OF THE NIGHT, nd, (a smasheroo), vg 2.50
Pocket 1030 McGivern, William P. ROGUE COP, 10/54, (hard-hitting crime; movie), g-vg 2.50
Tor 34457 McMullen, Sean SOULS IN THE GREAT MACHINE, 2nd, (Greatwinter #1), new 7.99
Dell pb 7815 Merril, Judith (ed) SF12, 6/69, (best from years1966-7), g-vg 2.50
Ace pb 05448 Mills, Robert P. (ed) FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON and Other Stories (=Best from F&SF: 9th Series), nd, vg 2.50
Pop Libr 8055 Nathan, Robert PORTRAIT OF JENNIE, ?(6/68), (great bestseller), vg+ 2.50
Bantam 11418 Nolan, William F. LOGAN'S WORLD, 12/77, (orig; sequel), vg 3.50
Graphic G217 Pizer, Laurette (ed) EVE'S DAUGHTERS, ('57), (saucy masterpieces), vg 5.00
Ball 28288 Queen, Ellery (=Avram Davidson) THE FOURTH SIDE OF THE TRIANGLE, 4th(11/79), g-vg 3.50
Bantam E2853 Robeson, Kenneth THE MAN OF BRONZE, 10/64, (Doc Savage #1), g 2.50
Pyramid F908 Rohmer, Sax THE INSIDIOUS DOCTOR FU MANCHU, 2nd(9/63), vg+ 3.00
Pyramid R1301 Rohmer, Sax THE INSIDIOUS DOCTOR FU MANCHU, 3rd(11/75), vg 2.00
Pyramid R1303 Rohmer, Sax THE MASK OF FU MANCHU, 3rd(4/66), vg 2.50
Tor 34906 Sawyer, Robert J. HYBRIDS, 11/04, (sequel to Hominids), new 7.99
Dell pb 9045 Shepherd, Jean WANDA HICKEY'S NIGHT OF GOLDEN MEMORIES and other disasters, 1/74, (humor), vg 3.00
Pyramid T2172 Smith, E.E. "Doc" FIRST LENSMAN, 6th(1/70), (Lensman #2), vg 3.00
Pyramid X1691 Sturgeon THE SYNTHETIC MAN (=The Dreaming Jewels), 4th(9/67), frg 1.50
Pocket 83149 Sturgeon, Theodore E PLURIBUS UNICORN, 3rd, (stories), vg 3.50
Faw GM k1276 Tevis, Walter THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, 2/63, (orig), g-vg 4.00
Del Rey 43023 Turtledove, Harry COLONIZATION: Down to Earth, 1/01, (alt. history), g-vg 1.50
Berkley F916 Upfield, Arthur W. THE WILL OF THE TRIBE, 5/64, (An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery), g-vg 2.00
Dell pb 11149 Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. CAT'S CRADLE, 49th(7/79), (savage satire), vg 2.50
Bantam Pathfinder EP80 Wibberley, Leonard THE MOUSE THAT ROARED, 9/64, (Grand Fenwick farce), fr 1.00
Dell pb 8322 Williams, Gordon M. STRAW DOGS (=The Siege of Trencher's Farm), 2nd(2/72), (movie; spine-tingling horror), vg 3.50
Tor 56166 Wilson, F. Paul HOSTS: A Repairman Jack Novel, 8/03, new 7.99
Ace pb 91352 Wollheim & Carr (eds) WORLDS BEST SF: 1969, (/69), (orig), vg 4.00
Tor 34908 Wright, John C. THE GOLDEN TRANSCENDENCE, 6/04, (#3), new 7.99
Tor 34354 Wright, John C. THE PHOENIX EXULTANT, 10/03, (Golden Age #2), new 6.99

---Finally some measurable precipitation in the form of snow and several inches of it, as opposed to the ice and bitter cold we have had off and on so far this winter. All the schools are closed and Amy is home for the second day this week, with her office closed.

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