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Way of Kings early?
« on: August 28, 2010, 08:44:04 AM »
Maybe the book store screwed up, I don't care, because I have Way of Kings, just got it on Friday, read the first 70 pages so far, just taking a break to let all you know and see what you think. By the way, it is just as amazing as Mistborn so far in the scope of his writing, the the scale even in 70 pages feels that it will be so much more epic. Thank you Sanderson's parents for giving us the best fantasy author of our time!

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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2010, 09:33:48 AM »
Sometimes bookstores break street dates, just like game stores. Maybe they wanted extra sales, maybe they just didn't realize, but either way they can get in a good bit of trouble if they're caught doing it.


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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2010, 07:39:44 PM »

You should wait, because if you buy it early then the sale doesn't count in statistics for first week.
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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2010, 11:41:11 PM »
It counts if you buy it on Sunday or later.
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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2010, 01:23:10 AM »
I'll probably buy a second one to lend out just in case it didn't get counted.

Also, I finished WoK yesterday. You're all going to love it. :D

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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2010, 03:07:31 AM »
I just got my book today, didn't even realize that the store was selling it early until looking on these forums.  At least it still gets counted for the first week sales!

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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2010, 01:19:08 PM »
We're now on release day, so no more early buying :p

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Re: Way of Kings early?
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2010, 03:28:36 AM »
I can clear up this issue. Some books are embargoed, which means that even if the supplier receives it early, they cant release them to latter. If they're not embargoed, then they can be released as soon as they are received. I work in a bookstore, and I know for a fact that the UK/Australian version was not embargoed, so in Australia, the WoK was released about a week early.
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