So Gabaldon’s An Echo in the Bone releases today. Whether or not to buy it has been an agonizing decision for me—do I want to keep reading the series until Jamie’s inevitable death (*sob*) or stop reading now and let them live on forever in my mind? Do I want to avoid spoilers or seek them out?
There’s also the issue of trying to remember who the hell everybody is, which means I usually reread previous books first, but I just don’t have time. I don’t remember a single thing that happened in A Breath of Snow and Ashes, though I’m positive I read it.
But this morning I took a peek around the ‘net, seeing what the prices are. (I’m not putting in links. My brain is still cold/meds fuzzy and y’all know where stuff is.) And I’m not including any membership pricing.
Sony ebookstore: $16.50
Fictionwise: still has it as pre-order for $25.50 with an $8.93 rebate.
Books on Board: $26.91
Amazon Kindle: $16.50
I’m planning to buy it from Sony (because big, meaty books go on the Sony Reader, while my shorter, lighter books go on the iPod Touch.)
I’ll admit, I was hoping to get it for $9.99. :groucho: