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 6, 2005

05/06/05 FRI:
---Some nominally-used books catalogued:
Carr, Caleb KILLING TIME, Random House '00, 1st edn, (A Novel of the Future by historian and best-selling novelist; set in the year 2023, an all-too-near future where technology can perilously undo the past), publicity release laid in, f in dj 6.00
Cassutt, Michael RED MOON, Forge, 2/01, 1st edn, (space-program thriller), PR laid in, vg-f in dj 9.00
Dalkey, Kara GENPEI, Tor, 1/01, 1st edn, (historical fantasy; love, war and legendry in 12th-century Japan), publicity release laid in, vg-f in dj 12.00
Lackey, Mercedes SERPENT'S SHADOW, DAW, 3/01, 1st, (inspired by Snow White and the Seven Dwarves; first in three-book historical fantasy series inspired by classic fairy tales), publicity release laid in, vg-f in dj 7.00
Reaves, Michael DARTH MAUL: SHADOW HUNTER, Del Rey, 2/01, 1st edn, (Star Wars novel set before the events of The Phantom Menace; adventure of dark mystery and deadly lightsaber action), publicity release laid in, vg-f in dj 6.50
misc. softcovers:
Anthony, Mark THE DARK REMAINS, Spectra, 3/01, 1st, (Last Rune #3; epic fantasy saga), publicity release laid in, vg-f 5.00
Deitz, Tom SUMMERBLOOD, Spectra, 4/01, 1st, (Eron #3; new king must strive to heal a war-torn land, master a world-altering magic, and defeat a fanatical religious sect that will stop at nothing to gain total power), publicity release laid in, vg-f $6
Kay, Guy Gavriel THE SUMMER TREE, Roc, 4/01, (Finavar Taperstry #1; the essence of high fantasy), publicity release laid in, vg-f 6.00
Marillier, Juliet DAUGHTER OF THE FOREST, Tor, 3/01, (Sevenwaters Trilogy #1; recreates the classic Celtic myth of the swan brothers and the sister left behind who must save them), publicity release laid in, f 5.00
MiƩville, China PERDIDO STREET STATION, Del Rey, 3/01, 1st US edn, (phantasmagoric masterpiece; 710 pages), publicity release laid in, f $12
Pearce, Q.L. STRANGE SCIENCE: OUTER SPACE, Tor, 8/99, 1st, (discover a universe so strange it has to be real; illustrated by Bernice Mascher), vg-f 3.00
Roberts, Keith PAVANE, Del Rey Impact,3/01, (acknowledged classic of alternate history), publicity release laid in, vg-f $8
Sherwin, Jill THE DEFINITIVE STAR TREK TRIVIA BOOK: Vol II, Pocket, 4/01, 1st, (treasure trove of memory testers, brainteaser and mind-bending minutiae), publicity release laid in, f 7.00
Shinn, Sharon SUMMERS AT CASTLE AUBURN, Ace, 4/01, 1st, (fantasy; tale of drama set in the midst of a clan of royalty and deception), publicity release laid in, vg-f $8
Stover, Matthew BLADE OF TYSHALLE, Del Rey. 4/01, 1st edn, (There are no rules of war...; sequel to author’s first Otherworld novel, Heroes Die; 725 pages), publicity release laid in, vg-f 7.00

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