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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2010, 05:10:46 PM »
So guess what I came across yesterday?

http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9780755348824/Mr.-Monster

 :o  Oh yeah!  And free shipping to boot!  Of course, Dan can't be making much money off of this sale.

So, if you take this deal, make sure to buy his books when they come out in hardback as well.  He deserves every penny.

So, out of curiosity, has anyone actually ordered novels from the Book Depository?  How long did it take for you to get them in the mail?  I ordered a bunch of UK exclusives (for the moment) and was wondering how long it took to receive them. 
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2010, 06:05:51 PM »
I order from them all the time; I've probably bought 60 books there. I've never had a problem.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2010, 06:47:27 PM »
So guess what I came across yesterday?

http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9780755348824/Mr.-Monster

 :o  Oh yeah!  And free shipping to boot!  Of course, Dan can't be making much money off of this sale.

So, if you take this deal, make sure to buy his books when they come out in hardback as well.  He deserves every penny.

So, out of curiosity, has anyone actually ordered novels from the Book Depository?  How long did it take for you to get them in the mail?  I ordered a bunch of UK exclusives (for the moment) and was wondering how long it took to receive them. 

They have come scarily fast. Less than a week, if I recall.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2010, 06:52:46 PM »

I think I ordered from there before and I didn't have a problem.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2010, 07:25:22 PM »
Cool.  I've just been wondering about the shipping time.  Their site doesn't track it well.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2010, 07:28:52 PM »
Cool.  I've just been wondering about the shipping time.  Their site doesn't track it well.

Yeah, I remember that too, but you'll definitely get it sooner than you'd expect.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2010, 06:56:14 PM »
Book Depository.  I get the books in a week.  In perfect condition.  At a discount.  Before they are released in the US.  Preorders are cheaper than their US counterparts.  This, my friends, is what heaven will be like.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2010, 09:23:55 PM »
I'm glad you like it; I've been preaching their glory for months.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #23 on: January 21, 2010, 09:47:05 PM »
As you know, im a UK import junkie as far as books go.  You don't even what to know what I just spent at the Depository.  I preordered stuff that doesn't even come out until October...I was just so excited.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #24 on: January 22, 2010, 12:12:40 PM »
I can testify of Book Depository's greatness! I bought I Am Not a Serial Killer there, and it came lightning fast. Much faster than I expected. This was just after I went to Dan's reading at LTUE last year.

I just love the fact that I can get titles that might never seen the light of day in the US.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #25 on: January 22, 2010, 05:54:45 PM »
I just got it for 5.24 with free shipping, can't believe how cheap that was. Now i just have to wait til march.

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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2010, 10:41:12 AM »
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I've already contacted BookDepository with my concerns so that they can look around.  This is the second time that I've used their company.  I didn't have any problems the first time, and don't have any complaints against their service.  This is just scary though.

I mention this here only because I was the one that posted the link to BookDepository for Dan's new book.


Sounds like it was either an isolated incident, or your computer got compromised at some point, given that nobody else seems to have had the same problem... hope you've done a good purge, or swept your data with virus and spyware scanners. :)

Nobody likes having credit information stolen =/

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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2010, 09:00:01 PM »
Dan--

My wife sends me a message today asking, "Why does is say in the acknowledgments of I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, 'Thanks to Steve Diamond, who used to be important.'"

Apparently I forgot to tell her that story.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #28 on: February 03, 2010, 03:15:40 AM »
I can't imagine why you decided not to share that one with everyone you know.
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Re: Can't wait for Mr. Monster
« Reply #29 on: February 04, 2010, 06:21:07 PM »
One day I will be important again.

I think your German Editor thought we were 2 weirdos.  Poor guy.  He had no idea how true that assessment really was.
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