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View Poll Results: Rate The Body Electric.
Outstanding 33 32.67%
Above Average 38 37.62%
Average 25 24.75%
Below Average 4 3.96%
Poor 1 0.99%
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Old December 18 2012, 07:19 AM   #16
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There would be cause for a "player" who is big enough to affect storylines to be resurrected.
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Old December 18 2012, 06:44 PM   #17
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I find it odd that the release date is December 26th. Why would they not want to get in on the Christmas hype?
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Old December 18 2012, 08:00 PM   #18
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^ Because the production/release schedule for Star Trek books places each new book's on-sale date as the last Tuesday of each month. In this case, the last Tuesday of the month was Christmas Day, a federal holiday, so the release date was moved back to December 26.
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Old December 18 2012, 09:19 PM   #19
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But December 26th is Boxing Day. That's the day after Christmas when everyone is supposed to get up really early to go shopping for those things they didn't get at Christmas.....Hey.....wait a minute......
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Old December 19 2012, 01:00 AM   #20
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Boxing Day is itself a statutory holiday here in Ontario.
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Old December 19 2012, 03:46 PM   #21
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Amazon UK just cancelled my preorder stating the release has been cancelled ! They keep doing this - did it with Silent Weapons and the last DTI release.

It's annoying - any change in the due date and they take it as cancelled...
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Old December 19 2012, 08:16 PM   #22
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Amazon UK just cancelled my preorder stating the release has been cancelled ! They keep doing this - did it with Silent Weapons and the last DTI release.

It's annoying - any change in the due date and they take it as cancelled...
Bol.com is being odd aswell. Usually the release-date for new Trek novels is added to the book 3 weeks in advance, sometimes even more. Now, all it still says is 'not yet released'. Can't even pre-order.
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Old December 19 2012, 08:45 PM   #23
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Amazon UK just cancelled my preorder stating the release has been cancelled ! They keep doing this - did it with Silent Weapons and the last DTI release.

It's annoying - any change in the due date and they take it as cancelled...
After Amazon UK cancelled three of my orders, I switched to www.bookdepository.co.uk. They haven't let me down yet.
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Old December 20 2012, 02:57 AM   #24
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David Mack talks about The Body Electric here: http://www.davidmack.pro/blog/?p=4384
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Old December 20 2012, 07:24 AM   #25
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Oooh...

David Mack wrote:
Let’s just say that more than one long-lost fan-favorite character is returned to the Star Trek literary universe by this novel.
We know of Wesley... anyone know (or have guesses about) who else may return? Hopefully I don't have to wait long to get my hands on this one and find out!

Also, "returning" people to Treklit isn't the usual way David Mack plays things... /obligatory "David Mack kills people" joke
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Old December 20 2012, 12:18 PM   #26
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The Rama comparison in that self-interview is super-exciting, I love artifact stories.
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Old December 20 2012, 12:23 PM   #27
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Thanks for the info Dave. I have good news on this subject.

I had The Body Electric, downloaded on my Kindle when I got up this morning Looks like they beat the Christmas rush

Edit: Amazon's new release date is December 20th! Looks like Dave made a phone call. http://www.amazon.com/Star-Trek-Gene...lectric+kindle
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Old December 20 2012, 03:03 PM   #28
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I had The Body Electric, downloaded on my Kindle when I got up this morning
Thanks for the info - wouldn't have thought to order before 12/26 otherwise.
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Old December 20 2012, 04:13 PM   #29
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I had The Body Electric, downloaded on my Kindle when I got up this morning
Thanks for the info - wouldn't have thought to order before 12/26 otherwise.
Anytime I get some much Trek Lit news/info from you guys it is about time I return the favor
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Old December 20 2012, 04:27 PM   #30
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Guess they wanted it released before the end of the world.
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