Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Feature: Holiday Sales 2009

Every Wednesday, I have an essay or feature article on any topic that catches my fancy!

Last year, I suggested gift items that are tad bit expensive, so this year, let's do the opposite: sale, sale, sale!

Small Beer Press 2009 Christmas Franciscan Fundraiser Sale

Here's the deal: Small Beer Press books are on sale. For every book you buy, $1.00 goes to the the Franciscan Children’s Hospital. If you want to pay full price for the books, also not a problem! The difference goes to the Franciscan Children's Hospital as well. Not only are you getting books and helping an independent press, but you're donating to charity as well!

More info here.

Also consider: Purchasing all of Small Beer Press's 2009 titles. $59.00 bags you:
Greer Gilman, Cloud & Ashes: Three Winter’s Tales
Vincent McCaffrey, Hound
Poppy Z. Brite, Second Line
Delia Sherman & Christopher Barzak, Editors, Interfictions 2
A Working Writer’s Daily Planner 2010
Electric Velocipede Special Deals

The Hugo-award winning fanzine is on sale. There's a couple of special offers available. You get get Issue 17/18 for just $10.00.

If you want more, more, more, you can try this for $15.00. (Ezra Pines, Richard Bowes, William Shunn, and Robert Freeman Wexler are awesome writers.)

Issue 15/16 (or issue 12 or 13 after 15/16 runs out)

The Sense of Falling by Ezra Pines [Mark Rich; some stories written with Richard Bowes] (chapbook)

An Alternate History of the 21st Century by William Shunn (chapbook)

Psychological Methods to Sell Must Be Destroyed: Stories by Robert Freeman Wexler (chapbook)

Life's Simple Pleasures by John Klima (chapbook; only available through this offer!)

Lastly, you can also go on a Robert Freeman Wexler overdrive for just $5.00:

Psychological Methods to Sell Must Be Destroyed: Stories by Robert Freeman Wexler (chapbook)

The Circus of the Grand Design by Robert Freeman Wexler (novel)

Eos Books Holiday Discount

This one's simple: not only can you browse Eos Books at their website, but until 12/12/2009, just enter the following code in your shopping cart and you get a 20% discount: EOSHLDY09. (Source)'s Cthulhu Month!

The stars have come right over at with their Store Sale. 30% off on the following books:
H. P. Lovecraft, by H. P. Lovecraft and Peter Straub (Library of America)
The Annotated H.P. Lovecraft, by H. P. Lovecraft and S. T. Joshi (Dell)
More Annotated H.P. Lovecraft, by H. P. Lovecraft and S. T. Joshi (Dell)
The Annotated Supernatural Horror in Literature, by H. P. Lovecraft and S. T. Joshi (Hippocampus Press)
Lovecraft Unbound, edited by Ellen Datlow (Dark Horse)
A Lovecraft Retrospective: Artists Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft , by Stuart Gordon, Harlan Ellison, and Thomas Ligotti (Centipede Press)
The Strange Cases of Rudolph Pearson: Horriplicating Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos , by William Jones and Steven Gilberts (Chaosium)
Graphic Classics: H. P. Lovecraft Volume 4 , by Simon Gane, Tom Pomplun, and Pedro Lopez (Eureka)
H. P. Lovecraft: Collected Essays Volume 2: Literary Criticism , by H. P. Lovecraft edited by S. T. Joshi (Hippocampus Press)
H. P. Lovecraft: Collected Essays Volume 5: Philosophy; Autobiography and Miscellany , by H. P. Lovecraft edited by S. T. Joshi (Hippocampus Press)
Teatro Grottesco , by Thomas Ligotti (Virgin Books)
The Imago Sequence and Other Stories , by Laird Barron (Night Shade Books)
Haggopian and Other Stories , by Brian Lumley and Bob Eggleton (Subterranean Press)
Necronomicon: The Wanderings of Alhazred , by Donald Tyson (Llewellyn Publications)
Necronomicon , by Ed Simon (Avon Books)
Threshold , by Caitlin R. Kiernan (Ace Roc)
The Red Tree , by Caitlin R. Kiernan (Ace Roc)
PS Publishing Xmas Blowout

It's three for the price of two over at PS Publishing for all their current titles. No magic buttons to press, it's all automatic with the cheapest item becoming the freebie.

Twelfth Planet Press Silly Season Sale!

Have I mentioned that Twelfth Planet Press is an awesome Australian indie press? They also got a couple of Aurealis nominations. You can purchase their nominated works here. If you're in Aussie, it's free shipping while international orders split the shipping costs.

George R. R. Martin Christmas Special

Here's something for the George R. R. Martin fanboys. Tuf Voyaging, Windhaven, and Inside Straight all for just $57.00 and the author signs them to boot.

Happy holidays!

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