Sat, 30 Nov 2013 18:10:52 GMT
Black Friday and it turned out to be an incredibly good day in spite of the fact I wasn't quite as generous with the discounts as last year. I was handling things by myself this year but luckily a friend came by at a particularly busy time and helped out (Thanks Sperhauk).
Today is Small Business Saturday, something dreamed up by American Express but which I wholly support. We'll see if people have recovered from their hustle and bustle of yesterday to have a more sedate and pleasurable experience today.
And it seems that the recent tradition of "Cyber Monday" has been moved forward and is starting on Thanksgiving, as has Black Friday. I think the big box stores and online retailers just wanted to get more than their share before Small Business Saturday could ... Read More »
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:23:36 GMT
I cooked Turkey.
I ate Turkey.
I watched Football.
I read Books.
It was a good day.
I'm preparing for a Black Friday crush. Probably not as big as last year (I was perhaps a bit TOO GENEROUS with discounts but it was still a record day) but I'm hoping it will still be busy. Come on by for great discounts on great books and also GET A FREE BOOK, mostly titles I've edited and published over the years. I have to get rid of a few hundred pallet loads of books someday. I go into the basement and come away reeling from the sheer amount of stuff down there. Maybe I should just stop going into the basement?
I hope your Thanksgiving gave you lots to be thankful for.
Earlier news posts are available on the DreamHaven Live Journal.
DreamHaven Books is proud to announce the first US publication of the novelization of the 1954 classic film, Creature From the Black Lagoon. Written by Vargo Statten (John Russell Fearn) in 1954, this book was published only in the UK and has become fantastically scarce, with original copies selling for as much as $6000. We are now offering an enhanced version of the original novel at a very affordable price.
The book will contain the original novel but we have added some new items:
- Stills from the film.
- A new introduction by David Schow.
- A new cover by Bob Eggleton.
Trade Paperback $20.00
Hardcover (Limited to 750 copies) $50.00
Limited Edition Hardcover (Limited to only 250 copies) - SIGNED by Ricou Browning (the original Creature actor) and Julie (Julia) Adams, star of the film. $125.00
Authors & Artists ...
... who have appeared at DreamHaven include: Douglas Adams, Yoshitaka Amano, Barth Anderson, Poul Anderson, Eleanor Arnason, Clive Barker, Donna Barr, Greg Bear, John Berkey, Bruce Bethke, Steve Bissette, Robert Bloch, David Brin, Poppy Z. Brite, Terry Brooks, Steven Brust, Lois McMaster Bujold, Emma Bull, Jack Cady, Orson Scott Card, Jonathan Carroll, Raphael Carter, Chris Claremont, Nancy Collins, Walter Crane, John Crowley, Kara Dalkey, Pamela Dean, Charles de Lint, Samuel Delany, Alan DeNiro, Gordon R. Dickson, Harlan Ellison, Ru Emerson, Raymond E. Feist, John Farris, Phil Foglio, John M. Ford, Alan Dean Foster, Brian Froud, Neil Gaiman, Terry Garey, William Gibson, Roberta Gregory, Tate Hallaway, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Walter Hunt, Shelley Jackson, Phil Jennings, Peg Kerr, E.E. Knight, Ellen Kushner, Joe R. Lansdale, Kelly Link, Brian Lumley, Laurie J. Marks, George R.R. Martin, Robert McCammon, Scott McCloud, Kelly McCullough, Jack McDevitt, Dave McKean, Dennis McKiernan, China Miéville, Elizabeth Moon, Christopher Moore, Lyda Morehouse, Jody Lynn Nye, John Picacio, Nick Pollota, Tim Powers, Terry Pratchett, Alastair Reynolds, John Ringo, Spider Robinson, Joel Rosenberg, Patrick Rothfuss, P. Craig Russell, Robert Sheckley, Will Shetterly, Dave Sim, Dan Simmons, John Sladek, Art Spiegelman, Adam Stemple, Caroline Stevermer, Sheree Thomas, Jill Thompson, Charles Vess, Joan Vinge, Karl Edward Wagner, David Weber, Tad Williams, F. Paul Wilson, Gene Wolfe, Patricia Wrede, Jane Yolen, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Jim Young, and Roger Zelazny.