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, August 26, 2005

08/26/05 FRI:
---Some used--though many barely--books catalogued:
Crossen, Kendell Foster (ed) ADVENTURES IN TOMORROW, Greenberg, 2nd(4/51), (preview of what Tomorrow might be like), g-vg in fr dj (in plastic protector) 15.00
Crossen, Kendell Foster (ed) FUTURE TENSE, Greenberg ('52), (1st) g-vg in fr dj (in plastic protector) 15.00
L'Engle, Madeleine A WIND IN THE DOOR, FSG, 4th('75), (Meg Murry fantasy; companion piece, not a sequel, to A Wrinkle In Time), vg+ in dj 8.00
L'Engle, Madeleine A WRINKLE IN TIME, FSG, 26th('69), vg in price-clipped dj 6.00
MacDonald, John D. FREE FALL IN CRIMSON, Harper & Row '81, 1st edn, (Travis McGee mystery), vg in dj $10
McAuley, Paul WHITE DEVILS, Simon & Schuster UK, 2nd, (hard-edged near-future biotech thriller ; thought-provoking heart-stopping white-knuckle ride), vg-f in dj 16.00
Pangborn, Edgar THE JUDGMENT OF EVE: A Novel of Human Inquiry, Simon & Schuster ('66), 1st, (after the Holocaust), ex-libr else g-vg / vg dj $10
Wharton, William BIRDY, Knopf, 3rd(1/79), (boy with extraordinary mind and inspired obsession is focused on his desire for flight and fascination with birds; author's first novel), vg in dj 7.50
book club:
Niven THE RINGWORLD ENGINEERS, vg in dj 3.00

misc. softcovers:
Altman, Steven-Elliot DEPRIVERS, Ace, 12/03, 1st, (beware their touch; SDS--Sensory Deprivation Syndrome--SF), vg-f 8.00
Asher, Neal COWL, Tor UK '04, 1st, (He is the ultimate in human evolution...more vicious than any prehistoric beast), vg-f 15.00
Asher, Neal THE LINE OF POLITY, Tor UK, 2nd, (Visit a planet where you cannot draw breath...even if the horrifying wildlife would let you), vg-f 12.00
Ballantyne, Tony RECURSION, Tor UK '04, 1st, (suave intruder materializes on Herb’s spacecraft; author's first novel), vg-f 12.00
BATMAN: The Complete Knightfall Saga, DC, (full-cast audio drama), 3 CDs, shrinkwrapped, as new 12.00
Ford, Jeffrey THE GIRL IN THE GLASS, Dark Alley '05, 1st edn, (dark and haunting literary thriller; at once a hypnotically compelling mystery and a stunningly evocative portrait of Depression-era New York), publicity release laid in, vg-f 12.00
Gibson, Gary ANGEL STATIONS, Tor UK '04, 1st, (super-scientific culture aeons ago left incomprehensible relics all over the galaxy; author's first novel), vg-f 12.00
Levy, Roger DARK HEAVENS, Gollancz '03, 1st, (...await the Willing Dead; shades of PKD), vg-f 10.00
McIntosh, Fiona MYRREN'S GIFT, Eos '05, 1st US edn, (The Quickening #1; dazzling & remarkable epic fantasy), PR release laid in, f 8.00
Moorcock, Michael GLORIANA or, The Unfulfill'd Queen, Aspect, 8/04, (new afterword by author as well as both the original, controversial ending and the later revised version; a darkly erotic fable; multi-award winner in 1978), publicity release laid in, vg-f 8.00
Moriarty, Chris SPIN STATE, Spectra, 10/03, 1st, (stunning new voice in hard SF; plausible speculative physics), vg-f 8.00
Niffenegger, Audrey THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE, Harvest '04, (soaring celebration of the victory of love over time; a National Bestseller & a Today Show Book Club Selection), vg-f 10.00
Russ, Joanna THE TWO OF THEM, Wesleyan '05, (Sarah LeFanu foreword), press release laid in, f 10.00
Russ, Joanna WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO…, Wesleyan '05, (Delany intro), f 12.00
Sketchley, Martin THE AFFINITY TRAP, Simon & Schuster UK '04, 1st, (set in 24th century; gripping narrative highlights the contrast between what we perceive ourselves to be, and what we really are; author’s first novel), vg-f 12.00
Sullivan, Tricia MAUL, Orbit '03, 1st (UK), (SF novel of sex, shopping & terrorbugs), vg-f 12.00
SUPERMAN LIVES!, DC, (full-cast audio drama), 3CDs, as new (shrinkwrapped) 12.00
Thomson, Amy STORYTELLER, Ace, 12/03, 1st edn, (thoughtful SF by JWC Award winner), vg-f $10

Baen 65640 Heinlein, Robert A. THE MENACE FROM EARTH, 5/87, (Future History stories), vg 2.50
---Covershots of the above can be found on my Catalog Data CD in the Images folder in the “Catalogueds 8-26-05” folder.

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