Friday, July 20, 2007

Meet Me At The Border At Midnight...


I can't help it. I've got to go to the midnight sale of the new Harry Potter book. But this time, I've pre-ordered and should have a good place in line, unlike last time. Hopefully, I'll be able to get out of there in good time. I've got class tomorrow morning, but I will be hard pressed not to stay up all night reading the final volume in the series.

15 comments:

  1. I feel so out of it, having never read a Harry Potter book before. Wonder how long it would take me to read the entire series?

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  2. I've also preordered, but I won't be able to pick it up till Monday (what was I thinking?).

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  3. I heard on the news that some poll said that 75% of people were NOT going to buy the last book. do you think that means something? Has Harry jumped the shark? Or was the poll only of 4 people, three of whom were over the age of 94?

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  4. Is that 75% of the general public? That would mean that 1 out of every 4 Americans are going to buy it. How many other books can compete with that?

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  5. I ordered mine online. And I went for the cheap shipping too, so who knows when I'll get it. So don't tell me anything. (Even though I have it all figured out anyway.)

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  6. Have fun! My lame ass is still reading book 4...

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  7. y'know, back in my day, when we were in the mood for a little mystery we'd go to the shelf and pick out one of our old reliable Hardy Boys books. none of this modern day bewitchin' business, just good old-fashioned american crime solvin'

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  8. ANAD: I always loved the way Nancy Drew was referred to as "the titan-haired teen."

    I was amused for hours to think of her as either having the head of Saturn's biggest moon or else the head of Medusa the gorgon.

    ::chuckles:: yeah, those were good times.

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  9. I have my copy! I have my copy! Weeeeeeee!

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  10. Mine goodwife is already on p. 120, and she got it only some 2+ hours ago.

    She don't read much, but when she do, WATCH OUT, NORTON!!

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  11. I am waiting for the bf to finish his copy, because I thought it would be foolish to have two copies in the house. Stupidstupidstupid...

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  12. The UCF finished the book in about 8 hours, while it took me about 11.

    I may read it again next week for good measure.

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  13. Gennifer,

    READ IT! If you don't, you are missing out.

    Frank,

    Eleven hours? It took me two days. I read it slowly, knowing that it was coming to an end. I relished every word and then of course there was all the uncontrollable weeping. I'm an old softy.

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