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Old June 21 2014, 03:05 AM   #31
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Re: HEADS UP!! The Light Fantastic might be on sale already!

I got a copy at my local Chapters a few days ago. Just like One Constant Star, this book was at the book stores before the regular release date. Maybe it's a summer thing
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Old June 21 2014, 03:09 AM   #32
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Re: HEADS UP!! The Light Fantastic might be on sale already!

I'm checking Amazon at least once a day to check if it's about to ship. So far, no luck. I figure even if the release date is the 24th it might ship before that to arrive by the 24th or very soon after. I have piles of books to read, mostly Trek books, before I'll get to it anyways, but still.
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Old June 21 2014, 03:11 AM   #33
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Re: HEADS UP!! The Light Fantastic might be on sale already!

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I got a copy at my local Chapters a few days ago. Just like One Constant Star, this book was at the book stores before the regular release date. Maybe it's a summer thing
The release date of novels is generally just meant to be a loose "around here" guideline of when you should expect to see it in stores. It's only really strictly enforced in cases of high profile novels, like Harry Potter or whatever where the release day is an event. For most regular novels, it's not uncommon to find tem on shelves as early as a week in advance. But on that note, you shouldn't get into the habit of constantly expecting to see book on the shelves a week early, either.
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Old June 21 2014, 04:45 AM   #34
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Barnes and Noble on RT.17 in Paramus, NJ, had about five copies left. I picked up one.
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Old June 22 2014, 02:01 AM   #35
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Kindle version is definitely out today.
Are you using a different site than the US Amazon.com? I just checked and it's still a pre-order for Tuesday's release.
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Old June 22 2014, 10:44 AM   #36
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Still waiting for mine to ship, probably be here on tuesday.
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Old June 23 2014, 07:35 PM   #37
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Re: HEADS UP!! The Light Fantastic might be on sale already!

[couldn't find a better thread . . .]
Anyone know if - besides Immortal Coil and the Cold Equations trilogy - there's any books that I should re-read to better enjoy The Light Fantastic?
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Old June 23 2014, 07:39 PM   #38
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[couldn't find a better thread . . .]
Anyone know if - besides Immortal Coil and the Cold Equations trilogy - there's any books that I should re-read to better enjoy The Light Fantastic?
I just finished TLF, and as far as i'm concerned, you won't need anything more than the books you already mentioned
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Old June 23 2014, 07:59 PM   #39
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Would it work to go right from TCE to TLF or should I read The Fall first? I'm reading all of them no matter what, I'm just more interested in TLF at the moment.
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Old June 23 2014, 08:12 PM   #40
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Would it work to go right from TCE to TLF or should I read The Fall first? I'm reading all of them no matter what, I'm just more interested in TLF at the moment.
I don't think The Light Fantastic and The Fall have anything to do with each other. If you want to read The Light Fantastic first then I say go for it.
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Old June 23 2014, 08:36 PM   #41
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Re: HEADS UP!! The Light Fantastic might be on sale already!

My copy from Amazon has just shipped. I can't wait to read it!
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Old June 23 2014, 10:22 PM   #42
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Would it work to go right from TCE to TLF or should I read The Fall first? I'm reading all of them no matter what, I'm just more interested in TLF at the moment.
TLF has nothing to do with The Fall. Go nutz
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Old June 24 2014, 02:53 PM   #43
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Re: HEADS UP!! The Light Fantastic might be on sale already!

I was ready to order mine from Amazon, but I found a copy in the book aisle at my pharmacy three days before it was due out.

That's NEVER happened before.
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Old June 25 2014, 05:30 PM   #44
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I got my book today I can't wait to start reading it.I've been looking forward to getting this book for several months.
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