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Christmas Books

Anonymous6062 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:24 PM
My only gripe is that I need purchase a book I already own with but a hundred new pages. I'm paying for all of the type, paper, etc.,... Of a X+Y page book and it's costs rather than a Y page book of the new material. Can't I just purchase the The new material?
ranma2 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 12:13 AM
Go to Barnes n Noble or Borders and pick up the book, Go to the cafe and buy a large latte and a pastry.
Read the new pages, then go home.
No need to feel guilty, you gave the store some revenue from your snacking and you already bought the original book, so the author already got his cut of revenue.

Simple solution. Everybody wins.

During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.

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