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Have you read Warbreaker online and do you plan to buy it in book form??

Yes I have read it online and Yes I plan to buy the book.
40 (66.7%)
Yes I have read it online but No I don't plan on buying the book.
3 (5%)
No I haven't read it online but I plan on buying the book.
15 (25%)
No I haven't read it online and I don't plan on buying the book.
0 (0%)
Other (explain)
2 (3.3%)

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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2009, 05:30:28 PM »
Around 1/20 of the books I buy are hardcover. I bought Mistborn 3 in hardcover. I will not be buying Warbreaker in hardcover, since I've read it online, but I will be buying it in paperback. Data!

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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2009, 10:35:29 PM »
Explanation: I have read it online and will likely check it out at the library to compare 6.1 with the release.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2009, 11:14:36 PM »
I've tried reading it on the computer but I learned I don't like to so I'm going to wait until I can buy it.

Some of you are lucky to have number copies. I can't get on because I live almost half way across the country. i know I can get them on line but I just haven't gotton to it yet.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #18 on: May 01, 2009, 02:19:58 AM »
Im in the same boat with you.... :'(
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2009, 02:22:56 AM »
umm 6.1 is the version number that BS applied to the last .doc version he put on his site.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #20 on: May 02, 2009, 01:03:06 AM »
I'll probably get the paperback. I buy very few hardcovers because I simply can't afford to pay $28 for a book.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2009, 04:32:43 AM »
I have read some of it on the computer. I prefer to have a book in my hands to read or my Kindel. But I have pre ordered the book so I am good..
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2009, 05:58:55 PM »
When I lived in a city with a large library system I bought paperback because I could get almost everything through the library first.  My hardback collection is  expanding since I moved to a small town.
 I hate reading on my computer, I haven't even tried Warbreaker because I don't want to even start until I can read it in a comfy place.
And it comes out next month! It's nice to be able to say that now.

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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #23 on: May 03, 2009, 03:48:33 AM »
I plan to buy Warbreaker, although I don't know when...I may wait for the paperback.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2009, 11:30:16 PM »
I plan to buy it for two reasons:
1) It was awesome.
2) I want Brandon to survive long enough to write more books. This is me doing my part in supporting him.

And seriously, I'm a sixteen year old kid with no job, trying to figure out how to pay for college, etc. I'll be buying this book, and I'll be doing so out of my own pocket. I understand that there are some people who can't afford it at all right now, but the rest of you who can ought to at least buy the paperback to support Brandon's work.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #25 on: May 05, 2009, 01:09:03 AM »
I have read the 4.2 version on-line  and I plan to buy the hardback as soon as it's out even if I have to order it specifically from America.   I really hate reading books on-line yet I just had to read it and it was well worth it.   I thought it was a great book and definitely want to own it.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #26 on: May 05, 2009, 09:51:47 AM »
Books online are harder to read and it's tedious.  You can't roll over on your side and much pretzels that way.  (pretzel crumbs in the keyboard are not fun.)  It's also a pain in the but to search for something if you can't remember at least partial keywords.  With a paper book you can have a vague impression of where it was and what the passage looked like, then scan.

There were good points and some not so good points in Warbreaker.  The biggest issue is that I felt Warbreaker and Vivenna were guests in the great little book about Susebron and his bride.  The natural extension seemed to be to explore how Suse and Siri reform the nation and begin to set the people and the "gods" free.  It was quite a lurch to find that no Vivenna and Warbringer were the stars.  Go figure.  :) But we've only seen beta versions so far, so maybe some of that got fixed in the copy editorial.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #27 on: May 05, 2009, 11:24:23 AM »
There were good points and some not so good points in Warbreaker. The biggest issue is that I felt Warbreaker and Vivenna were guests in the great little book about Susebron and his bride. The natural extension seemed to be to explore how Suse and Siri reform the nation and begin to set the people and the "gods" free. It was quite a lurch to find that no Vivenna and Warbringer were the stars. Go figure. :) But we've only seen beta versions so far, so maybe some of that got fixed in the copy editorial.


Yeah I know what you mean but that was part of what I liked about this book and Brandon's other books, you never know what will happen next.  I love a book that has good twists and keeps you guessing.  I think the ending could of involved a bit of the battle between the Lifeless and the Statues  but then that's just me I love a good battle scene.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #28 on: May 05, 2009, 09:00:11 PM »
My major thing is if I'm reading a series, I want to try and get the whole thing in one format (paperback or hardcover).  I started with Mistborn in paperback, so I wanted the whole trilogy in paperback, haha.  With Warbreaker, I'm around for the hardcover version to come out and it's a oneshot (I think?) so I'll be getting it just about as soon as I can physically make it to the bookstore after the hardcover comes out.
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Re: Warbreaker
« Reply #29 on: May 07, 2009, 12:02:46 AM »
My major thing is if I'm reading a series, I want to try and get the whole thing in one format (paperback or hardcover).  I started with Mistborn in paperback, so I wanted the whole trilogy in paperback, haha.  With Warbreaker, I'm around for the hardcover version to come out and it's a oneshot (I think?) so I'll be getting it just about as soon as I can physically make it to the bookstore after the hardcover comes out.
Same here.  I bought Hero of Ages when it came out in hardback and I had to recently buy it in paperback so it would match the rest of the series.  Elantris is in paperback as well.