SF Tidbits for 3/22/07

3 thoughts on “SF Tidbits for 3/22/07”

  1. If you go to Baen Webscriptions, you can read the first 9 chapters from Off Armageddon Reef. More generally, you can read quite a few chapters from any Baen released book since 1999, and from various of their non-Baen releases (like the Liaden universe, the Niven-Pournelle Codominium series), and also from the books to be released soon that are available as e-arcs or Webscription serialization only right now.

    http://www.webscription.net/chapters/0765315009/0765315009.htm

    for OAR

    http://www.webscription.net/

    -find the book, bring it up, click on sample chapters and you are set

  2. I haven’t bought the Webscription version of OAR as it is a non-Webscription price. Sorry, but I won’t pay hardcover or near-hardcover prices for electrons.

    On the other hand, I have bought all of Mr. Weber’s Webscription releases from Baen. And buckets of other authors as well. But Tor doesn’t seem to “get it” on the price. I’ll pay for a hardcover if I want a book that will last a long time on my shelves, a collectible, etc. I will not pay hardcover prices for a electronic file!

  3. You don’t even have to pay hardcover prices for the hardcover right now. “Off Armageddon Reef” is currently 50% off at Barnes and Noble.

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