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So I ordered my Harry Potter 6 book from Amazon.ca, all happy with the knowledge that they promise same-day delivery, so I wouldn't have to stay in line like I did last year. Although it was kinda fun, I'm not up to doing it again.

It occurred to me, that I'm probaby not going to get it until Monday though. Because Canada fucking Post doesn't deliver on Saturdays. So now I have to wait, while the rest of the world reads it and offers all sorts of comments on it, and yeah.

*stomps feet and has a tempertantrum*


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Jul. 15th, 2005 06:00 pm (UTC)
well, i won't be reading it ever, so you'll be ahead of me in line. ;)
Jul. 15th, 2005 07:02 pm (UTC)
LoL You've never read them? If you like the fantasy genre at all, they're well worth reading :P
Jul. 15th, 2005 07:12 pm (UTC)
nope, not at all. not my thing. :)
Jul. 15th, 2005 06:06 pm (UTC)
I'm too cheap to buy novels. I'll wait a long time until the library gets this one in.
Jul. 15th, 2005 07:02 pm (UTC)
I'm a total book fiend. I just can't get enough of them! I've switched to hardcovers of my favourites since my paperbacks end up getting destroyed.
Jul. 15th, 2005 08:17 pm (UTC)
I'm a minimalist and don't like to keep a lot of things around.

I will buy reference books though if the price is right. Even those I've been trying to find used on Ebay. I just bought a vintage sewing book for $10.

Most things I try out from the library first. I hate the thought of wasting money and don't want to buy things I'll regret. Hence my love of "listening stations" at future shop.
Jul. 18th, 2005 08:47 am (UTC)
Book Fiend
Me too. I have boxes of books in excess of what my bookcases can hold!
Jul. 18th, 2005 07:35 pm (UTC)
Re: Book Fiend
Same here!
Jul. 15th, 2005 06:12 pm (UTC)

what is essentially diet-Lord of the Rings?"

Quote of the week there!
Jul. 15th, 2005 07:03 pm (UTC)
Meaning that HP is like LOTR? But it's so not!
Jul. 16th, 2005 05:07 pm (UTC)
Meaning it's a poor man's version :P

There are fake spoilers, if you see a spoiler from page 606, it's a fake!
Jul. 15th, 2005 06:22 pm (UTC)
I was relying on Geordles as my source of Harry Potter so I'm at least two books behind now. :(
Thank goodness for Chris giving me other books to occupy my head.
Jul. 15th, 2005 07:04 pm (UTC)
Well, you could probably pick up the other one at the library by now... but yeah this new one won't come out for a while.
Jul. 15th, 2005 07:07 pm (UTC)
i don't trust myself at the library if i like the book i'll keep it.
i'm a bad bad person. :(
Jul. 18th, 2005 07:34 pm (UTC)
Careful, heidi_13 will come after you!
Jul. 18th, 2005 07:40 pm (UTC)
i've already confessed to her and she seemed ok with it so long as i promised not to steal anymore.
only way i can't steal books is to avoid the library like the plague.
Jul. 19th, 2005 12:39 am (UTC)
heh... I don't remember that!!! ;P

just don't come stealin' round MY library!!!
Jul. 19th, 2005 06:01 am (UTC)
I swear I wont' even go in a Library to meet someone.
I refuse to submit to the temptation.
Jul. 15th, 2005 08:19 pm (UTC)
I borrowed all the first ones from my coworker. in fact, she's behind and hasn't even read the last book but did let me borrow it right after she bought it.
Jul. 18th, 2005 07:35 pm (UTC)
You're totally going to enjoy it, I think this one is better than the last one :)
Jul. 19th, 2005 12:40 am (UTC)
I got mine from Amazon too, and it came ups.
Started it when I got home Sat. night around 7:30
Finished it last night around 9:45

damn, I love those books.
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Jul. 21st, 2005 01:58 pm (UTC)
Ahem, I finished reading it Monday, and only read ONE chapter Sunday... I'm at work and I'm retarded.

By the way, I liked the book. Fill me in what you think about it when you're done reading it?
Jul. 27th, 2005 05:48 pm (UTC)
Haha, I actually did get it Saturday, I started reading it Sunday, and I finished it Sunday :P

Book fiend indeed ;)

Check out my Book 6 discussion post if you're finished the book :)
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