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.

Sunday, January 10, 2016


So much for my resolution to process five books a day! Partly laziness but also running into a stack of already-catalogued books that needed to be checked out to make sure listings were actually still active and put on the shelving pile where they should have been in the first place. These books I could have put in blog here but I'm generally electing not to. Plus I'm running into some books that are going on my to-read pile. 

  1. Stout, Rex DEATH OF A DOXY, Viking '66, 1st, (A Nero Wolfe novel), g-vg in dj [list price: $3.75]
  2. Laymon, Richard NIGHT IN THE LONESOME OCTOBER, Cemetery Dance '01, 1st edn, (489 pages), new in dj $70 [list price: $40]
  3. Quick, William T. PLANET OF THE APES™, HarperEntertainment 107635, 8/01, 1st printing, (PBO; movie novelization; 8 pages of photos), vg-f $3 [list price: $6.99]
  4. Zivkovic, Zoran THE FOURTH CIRCLE, Ministry of Whimsy/Night Shade '04, Trade Hardcover edn, (a novel; by World Fantasy Award Winner), vg-f in dj $25 [list price: $27]
  5. Zivkovic, Zoran THE FOURTH CIRCLE, Ministry of Whimsy/Night Shade '04, Limited Edition, one of 100 SIGNED copies, (a novel; by World Fantasy Award Winner), vg-f in dj $45 [list price: $45]

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