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Who wants an autographed copy of The Grimnoir Chronicles: Hard Magic?

It is almost time! So I need to get a rough head count. Hard Magic will be out in May. For those of you that don’t know, this is my alternative-history/epic-fantasy/adventure/pulp/noir/diesel-punk extravaganza. No BS, but I honestly think it is the best thing I’ve ever written.

When Monster Hunter Vendetta came out last year, I decided to steer all of the Monster Hunter Nation (i.e. you guys) that wanted autographed copies toward a store that reported to all the bestseller lists. We used Uncle Hugos because they were the bookstore that introduced me to Baen to begin with.

This turned out to be a Win-Win for both of us. MHV was the #1 bestseller and MHI was the #3 bestseller for them for the year. The large number of books sold at such an important indy store in one week helped boost me in the rankings enough that I ended up on the New York Times bestseller list.

So we’re going to do it again, only this time, we’re going to do it better.

Last time the books were shipped to me, I signed them and then I shipped the books to Uncle Hugos, and then he shipped them to you. Because of shipping times back and forth you guys didn’t get them as fast as I hoped. So this time I’m flying to Minnesota at the end of April and signing them all in person. Once I get back from Uncle Hugos, I’ll be spending two weeks doing signings in Utah, Phoenix, San Diego, LA, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, and Boise.   

If you’ve not read the sample chapters of Hard Magic, the following link will take you to the first seven for free. Check it out.

http://jiltanith.thefifthimperium.com/site/book/TheGrimnoirChroniclesHardMagic/-/

What I need from you guys is to please post here to let me know if you want autographed copies, and how many you want of hard cover, and how many you want in trade paperback. Remember, there will only be a single limited run of hard covers, so when they are gone, they are gone.  Originally we were only going to have a trade paperback release, but it was becasue of the success of MHV that they squeezed in a run of hard covers too.

The trades are probably $15 and the hard covers are probably $25.  Please post how many of each kind you want in the comments below. Please be honest so we can get a good count, and if you know any Correia fans that don’t check this blog, please spread the word.

Thanks. -Larry

EDIT to clarify some questions.

1. Uncle Hugos ships to APOs and out of the US, no problem.

2. I will be doing a book signing at Uncle Hugos in person for the locals.

3. I will post again here when we are ready to start taking orders. It will go through their shopping cart and I’ll provide a link. Don’t worry, I’ll spam it across the internet. 🙂

4. There should be an E-Arc of TGC:HM, but I don’t know the date. They are doing the final typesetting and sticking the artwork in currently.

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Chad Cleveland
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Chad Cleveland
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take two.

Chad Cleveland
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Chad Cleveland
5 years 10 months ago

Just to clarify, 2 paperback copies.

Adam
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Adam
5 years 10 months ago

Yup, I want one! The story rocks!

Quita Furr
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Quita Furr
5 years 10 months ago

We’d love to have at least one of each! I love the hardback books…my hubby loves paperback! Keep up the great work!

pax
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5 years 10 months ago

One of each for me!

(Also, um. Larry, I want a *personalized* signed copy … can it be done without affecting your sales numbers?)

Dave
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Dave
5 years 10 months ago

One of each. One to read one to stay on the shelf.

alex
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alex
5 years 10 months ago

One paper, one hardcover. Is there a better way to get notice of when they’ll be ready to order than just watching the blog?

Mitch Gurowitz
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Mitch Gurowitz
5 years 10 months ago

I’m good for a Hardcover please.

JesseL
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JesseL
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for a paperback.

Ron
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Ron
5 years 10 months ago

I would like 1

Raptor
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5 years 10 months ago

May, huh? Perfect timing: I’ll be swimming in money from graduation gifts.

Autographed Hardback for me, please. I’ll buy a “regular” paperback at some point as a loaner copy.

Dave
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Dave
5 years 10 months ago

1 autographed hard cover please.

mwcoleburn
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mwcoleburn
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take a paperback!

Fred
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5 years 10 months ago

One hard cover for me.

Old Windways
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Old Windways
5 years 10 months ago

Count me in for an autographed paperback, and like Raptor, I’ll be planning on picking up a “regular” paperback so I have a copy to force on friends and family.

Celia
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Celia
5 years 10 months ago

When you say “trade paperback” do you mean the larger, almost hardcover size paperback? or a “normal” paperback size, like MHI and MHV?

Thanks!

Rich Pedersen
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Rich Pedersen
5 years 10 months ago

Larry, I would love to get a signed hardcover copy as a gift for Jan. Thanks,
Rich Pedersen

Greg Levy
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5 years 10 months ago

You can count me in for one of the hard cover copies.

melbob
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melbob
5 years 10 months ago

Hook me up for a hardcover, pleezkthx!

Mark
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5 years 10 months ago

One hardcover please!

Chris Hansen
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5 years 10 months ago

Put me down for a hard cover, please.

pittofdoom
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pittofdoom
5 years 10 months ago

I’d love one of each.

David, Chandler, AZ
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5 years 10 months ago

I’d like one hardcover please Larry.

BrianC
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5 years 10 months ago

I’d like one. But i live in Australia so I’d need to know what the deal with postage would be. You know what would also be cool – A digitaly signed version, with your signature on a scanned copy of the cover that is numberd and bundled with the E-ARC from baen.

I’d bay a non significant amount of money for that.

Stewie
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Stewie
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one hardcover, please!

Eugene
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Eugene
5 years 10 months ago

i would like one please.

tj
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tj
5 years 10 months ago

4 hard copies for me Larry.

Matthew Bowman
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Matthew Bowman
5 years 10 months ago

One in hardcover, please.

Also, how do we order? Is there a special form or do we just contact the store directly?

Molson
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Molson
5 years 10 months ago

I already have one of the paperbacks on pre-order from Amazon. Are you planning on having a signing at Uncle Hugo’s, or just going there to do the mass signing? Cause if it’s the former, you can definitely count me in for a hardcover and most likely count me in to show up in person for it (depending on my schedule at the time).

Bruce Carlsen
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Bruce Carlsen
5 years 10 months ago

Larry,

One hard cover please.

Peter O
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Peter O
5 years 10 months ago

Sign me up for a Hard Copy.

Larry
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5 years 10 months ago

One paperback please, to go along with MHI and MHV.

2gunjason
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2gunjason
5 years 10 months ago

One hard and one soft if you please. Thanks!

Dannyboy
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Dannyboy
5 years 10 months ago

1 hardcover, 2 softcovers for me.

I swear, every time you come out with a book I gotta buy extras for the family.

totway1
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totway1
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one paperback.

Eddie
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Eddie
5 years 10 months ago

One hardback for me. Thanks!

Dannyboy
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Dannyboy
5 years 10 months ago

Oh, and when (if?) will the eArc for TGC be coming out? I’ve got cash for that one as well. You listenin’ to me, Baen Books? 😉

The MHV eArc came out four or five months early, so hopefully, fingers crossed, the TGC eArc will be coming out within the next month as well.

ansel
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ansel
5 years 10 months ago

Let’s do the yin/yang thingy – I’ll take one hard and one soft.

Ben Koch
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5 years 10 months ago

One Hardcover for my personal use and one paperback to give away as ppl will ask for it 😉

CAS13F
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CAS13F
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one hard back, and two soft cover.
Sadly, I won’t be able to take possession of them myself, since they’ll be hitting while I’m overseas. I’ll be sure to get a commercial release paperback sent to me. If it gets digitally released early enough, I’ll take it with me in that format!

Josh
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Josh
5 years 10 months ago

4 hard and 2 softs
We’re waiting on the earc as well.

Kevin
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Kevin
5 years 10 months ago

One paperback, one hardcover (Yeah!!!)

Can’t wait……

Brian
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Brian
5 years 10 months ago

2 paper backs for me please.

TXGunGeek
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5 years 10 months ago

One hard cover for us and three paperbacks to loan out to people for them to read.

D.A. Lewis
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D.A. Lewis
5 years 10 months ago

Gotta have a hard cover!!! One Please!

D.A. Lewis
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D.A. Lewis
5 years 10 months ago

Is there going to be a public signing when you come to Minnesota??? It would be awesome to meet you for a signed copy!!

Dallas Hill
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Dallas Hill
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take a hardcover.

Grant
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Grant
5 years 10 months ago

1 Hardcover autographed please.

Jim Jones
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5 years 10 months ago

1 hard cover please!!!

Jim

Exodus
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Exodus
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take 1 hard cover and 1 paperback.

Loved MHI & MHV, by the way. Can’t wait for MHA!

Sarge
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Sarge
5 years 10 months ago

2 paperbacks

Nick Sharps
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Nick Sharps
5 years 10 months ago

One hardcover please 😉

Tim Orrock
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Tim Orrock
5 years 10 months ago

I’d like 2 paperbacks, thanks.

AJD
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AJD
5 years 10 months ago

You can count me in for one of each!
(And when are you coming out to the East Coast?!?)

M&B Strategies
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M&B Strategies
5 years 10 months ago

I would like a hard back, and two paperbacks pretty please!

See you in Vegas next week. We will swing by the STI booth Tue morning.

Arnold Tijerina
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Arnold Tijerina
5 years 10 months ago

I’d like a 1 hardcover

Thore
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Thore
5 years 10 months ago

Does this mean the public signing at Uncle Hugo’s (in May, IIRC?) is off?

I’ll go for one hardcover regardless. And a trade paperback if there isn’t a public signing at Uncle Hugo’s.

Nick
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Nick
5 years 10 months ago

I’m down for one hardcover.

jaeger
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jaeger
5 years 10 months ago

In for one hardcover.

Oren Truitt
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5 years 10 months ago

Larry, I haven’t read the sample but, based on your other books, I DO want an autographed copy. Hell, I want autographed copies of ALL your books.

BrianC
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BrianC
5 years 10 months ago

1 hard, 1 soft for me

Mike L
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Mike L
5 years 10 months ago

I good for one hardcover.

Old NFO
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5 years 10 months ago

I want one, but I’ll have to catch you at one of the signings… Are you going to make an East Coast swing this time?

That Guy
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5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for at least one!

rj
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rj
5 years 10 months ago

I like to collect series all in the same edition.

If you think there is a good probability of there being a hard back edition of every book in the series, I would like to get a signed hard back.

Otherwise, sign me up for a signed trade press edition.

Either way, I defiantly want one.

BTW, any chance of a signing up at the bookstores in Logan anytime soon?

RetroGrouch
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RetroGrouch
5 years 10 months ago

A hardcover, at the least, maybe a trade paperback as well.

ncrguy
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ncrguy
5 years 10 months ago

I would like one of the hardcovers, please!

Clarke
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Clarke
5 years 10 months ago

1 hard cover please.

James
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James
5 years 10 months ago

I want a hardcover for sure, and most probably a paperback.

Let me know how to go about sending payment 🙂

Sean
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5 years 10 months ago

Put me down for one hardback please sir.

jloco
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jloco
5 years 10 months ago

Im in for 1 paperback

Eric
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Eric
5 years 10 months ago

1 hardcover, please.

Standing John
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Standing John
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take two hardcovers. Keep up the good work!

Ryan A. Horst
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5 years 10 months ago

Yep, I’ll take a hardback, please!

Ryan A. Horst
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5 years 10 months ago

Oh, and a paperback, too. It’ll give me a loaner! 🙂

DevlinMcKeon
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DevlinMcKeon
5 years 10 months ago

I’d be interested in a hardback

Peter
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5 years 10 months ago

Put me down for one hardcover copy, please, Larry. Thanks.

Jen
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Jen
5 years 10 months ago

Already have one on pre-order. What about some Texas signings? Houston loves you!!

cdh
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cdh
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for 1 hardcover copy!

mark
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mark
5 years 10 months ago

I’d like one hard one trade and I’ll see you in april at hugo’s!

PhillipC
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PhillipC
5 years 10 months ago

Two here.

Syril Victor
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Syril Victor
5 years 10 months ago

Larry, I would like one hard cover. Thanks

Iron Spartan
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Iron Spartan
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for one hard cover and one soft cover. Thanks Larry and I hope that you encourage other authors to do signings like this as well.

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draven
5 years 10 months ago

Make sure you let us know when you’re gonna be in L.A.

Mopar
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Mopar
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for one of each.

Derrick Mcmullin
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5 years 10 months ago

I would like one hardback copy

RD
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5 years 10 months ago

I’ll be ordering two hardcovers. I may or may not go with a trade paperback… If it’s signed, I’m not gonna be lending it out to friends!

Kevin
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Kevin
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take a HC. But yeah, it would be nice if the series had a HC for each.

Curt Harper
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Curt Harper
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take an HC. Will you be able to do this for all up coming releases?

Insectress
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Insectress
5 years 10 months ago

I would like two autographed hardbacks, please.

Ellis
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Ellis
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll go in for a paperback 🙂 Big fan.

Ken
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Ken
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for 2 hardcover copies.

Janir
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5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for a autographed copy.

perlhaqr
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perlhaqr
5 years 10 months ago

Larry, I’ll take 3 signed hard copies please.

Grant
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Grant
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for one signed hardback.

Durham68
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Durham68
5 years 10 months ago

One signed hardback please.

Thor
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5 years 10 months ago

I will be happy to purchase an autographed paperback copy.

Brandon
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Brandon
5 years 10 months ago

One hardcover, if you please.

Werner (A'vandira Silvermane)
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Werner (A'vandira Silvermane)
5 years 10 months ago

One signed Hardback please for me, Larry.
Am looking forward to getting that book in my hands.

Gerry
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Gerry
5 years 10 months ago

One of each please.

David
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David
5 years 10 months ago

I’m in for a paperback.

James Pritchett
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James Pritchett
5 years 10 months ago

Oh hell yes. One Hardcover and 2 paperback please. They make great gifts.

Daniel Dinger
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Daniel Dinger
5 years 10 months ago

one hardcover plase.

spectre23
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spectre23
5 years 10 months ago

Count me in for 1 paperback

Six
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5 years 10 months ago

One of each please.

Insectress
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Insectress
5 years 10 months ago

I would like two autographed hardbacks. Thank you for doing this!

Skunk
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5 years 10 months ago

One for me!

Skunk
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5 years 10 months ago

Sorry, one of whichever one helps you stats-wise more. (paperback, if they are the same.)

Bryan
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Bryan
5 years 10 months ago

I’d be interested in a copy in hardback.

Nathaniel
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Nathaniel
5 years 10 months ago

One paperback and one hardcover

Chris Smith
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Chris Smith
5 years 10 months ago

one HC for me, and one non-autographed trade for the local servicemen’s lounge in MN.

Sean
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Sean
5 years 10 months ago

I’d like a copy in hardback.

wekm
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5 years 10 months ago

Hells yea! I am going to want a hard copy and a paperback! Both of them scrawled on by your merchant of death/ writer type meat fist!

CyBuzz
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CyBuzz
5 years 10 months ago

I will be in for 1 hard cover.

Krista
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Krista
5 years 10 months ago

I’d like 1 copy of the trade

Michael
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Michael
5 years 10 months ago

One hardcover please.

Brian
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Brian
5 years 10 months ago

Count me in for a hard cover.

moose1942
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5 years 10 months ago

I’ll be getting my autographed copy in person in Boise! 😀

You just make darn sure you let us know when and where. 😉

Methuseleah
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Methuseleah
5 years 10 months ago

I will take two copies please (one for me and one for the wife)…

Gene
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Gene
5 years 10 months ago

One hard cover please!

Russ
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Russ
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one hard cover and one soft, both signed!

shdwcaster
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5 years 10 months ago

One paperback and one hardcover please.

marvin
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marvin
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take a hardcover for me and a paperback for the loaning out please! 😀

TheAxe
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TheAxe
5 years 10 months ago

Count me in for one signed hardback.

Holocryptic
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Holocryptic
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take 1 hardcover, and 1 paperback.

Wesley
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5 years 10 months ago

One hardcover and three paperbacks, please.

Seth
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Seth
5 years 10 months ago

One hardcover, please.

Paul Grant
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5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one.

Jeff
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Jeff
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one of each.

Dewayne Ferris
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Dewayne Ferris
5 years 10 months ago

One trade (paperback) for me please.

Pres Lee Presley
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Pres Lee Presley
5 years 10 months ago

I tried to place a pre-order for 2 hardback and 2 paperback autographed copies of your new book, but was unable to do so. How do I pre-pay and/or reserve the copies???

Josh
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Josh
5 years 10 months ago

One signed hardcover, please.

Erik S
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Erik S
5 years 10 months ago

If I can I’d like to have a signed copy of hardback and signed paperback! Loved getting signed copies of both MHI and MHV, would also love this.

Hawk
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Hawk
5 years 10 months ago

Two hardback here.

Kahmfan
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Kahmfan
5 years 10 months ago

One hardback please.

BHPshooter
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BHPshooter
5 years 10 months ago

Larry, I’m down for one of each.

Wes

Brandon Baker
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Brandon Baker
5 years 10 months ago

I’d love to have a hardback copy. I order MHI after The Blue Press ran their article on your work and now I’m hooked! Thank you Larry!

Joe A.
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Joe A.
5 years 10 months ago

Certainly would go for a signed hardcover.

Tom P
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Tom P
5 years 10 months ago

Larry,
Put me down for a hard cover.
Thanks

Nancy R.
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5 years 10 months ago

One paperback, please.

herzer
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herzer
5 years 10 months ago

One of each please.

James Cochrane
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James Cochrane
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one hardcover.

Twistcut
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Twistcut
5 years 10 months ago

One hardback and one paperback for me please.

I see that you are finally coming to Boise for a signing… ABOUT FREAKING TIME DUDE!!! Any chance I can get you to sign my 21″ Bura Chitlangi? Bought it from Uncle Bill when he was still with us and it was awesome to see one mentioned in MHV. If that is cool, I might have to grab a Ganga Ram and get it signed too!

Be sure to grab lunch at Big Juds while you’re here!

DirtSailor
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DirtSailor
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one hardcover, please.

Anthony
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5 years 10 months ago

I will buy one hard cover of HARD MAGIC.

Thanks!

Pres Lee Presley
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Pres Lee Presley
5 years 10 months ago

Please reserve two signed hardback copies and two paperbacks, all autographed, please.

Judy
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Judy
5 years 10 months ago

One paperback, please!

Jon Guenther
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5 years 10 months ago

I’m definitely in for one hardback copy, Larry.

Chris Allison
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Chris Allison
5 years 10 months ago

I am in for an autographed hard copy. Wish there was a way I could get hard copies of the monster hunter series.

Julian
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Julian
5 years 10 months ago

Please put me down for a trade version; the hardcover would be nice but this year the budget looks more ‘papier bach’ than hardcover,.

Linoge
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5 years 10 months ago

Put me down for an autographed trade version.

Kristopher
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Kristopher
5 years 10 months ago

One autographed hard-bound, please.

Craig
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Craig
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll buy an autographed hardback.

Post on how to order and simplify things for yourself!

Your books are FUN.

Gareth A
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Gareth A
5 years 10 months ago

Put me down for a signed hardback, please.

In fact, might as well register interest for all of the novels you’re doing this year.

Michael Y.
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Michael Y.
5 years 10 months ago

I will take 1 hardback autographed copy and 1 softback autographed copy Sir. Thank You kindly

Ryan C
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Ryan C
5 years 10 months ago

Two signed hardbacks please. Thanks Larry.

Chris-Tex
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5 years 10 months ago

Pls sign me up for a paperback!

FlyingMike
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FlyingMike
5 years 10 months ago

Please count me in for one autographed hardcover and one autographed trade paper version. Thanks in advance for your hand fatigue.

Douglas Park
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Douglas Park
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one of each please! Ta much!
Wil definitely be getting the e-ARC for my kindle as soon as it’s available, as I did for Vendetta, but I would like the hardcopies also for my collection.

Sarah
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Sarah
5 years 10 months ago

I’d like one, please!

Jenna
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Jenna
5 years 10 months ago

I’ll take one hard cover copy!
Thanks

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