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In which I covet a book like no other...


OK, so I covet many books :-). Such is the life of a reader. But this time, the book is The Book of Unholy Mischief, by Elle Newmark. It's historical fiction, set in Venice during the Renaissance. I've been coveting it for months, and I don't know if I can wait until the book's publication date on December 30th in order to read it! I've looked on the publisher's website for information on how to get an ARC, but can't seem to find any contact information available; and I've stalked this book on Amazon.com plus other users on LibraryThing who have possession of a copy to see where they got theirs! Any other ideas on where I could score a copy? Or should I just suck it up and wait until the book is published?

Comments

3M said…
Yes, consider it an early Christmas present:

Click here for ARC.
Bookfool said…
Okay, that's just about the coolest little interaction I've seen all week.
Red lady-Bonnie said…
I understand that feeling!! I'm emailing you some info that you may be able to snag an ARC copy of this book!!
Katherine said…
Wow, that was fast! Thanks for the link, 3m.
Amanda said…
Good luck! Hope you get a copy...and fast! I hate to see a fellow booklover in such pain! :)

(nellista from LT)
Hagelrat said…
ah book covetting, get it for yourself, you deserve it.
debnance said…
I am always coveting this book and that book. I never thought to try to seek out a copy before the publication date.

Good for you!
I remember seeing this arc available through Shelf Awareness a month or so back. Hope you get a copy! (And then tell us all about it!)
nicchic said…
I wasn interested in the book too and I found this link just using Google. You need to be from Canada though...maybe you have a friend there.
http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=2588117120&topic=5562
Amanda said…
O my. Just read what it is about and I'm going to have to read it as well. THanks!

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