I needed cheering up today so on the way home I stopped at a UBS. I didn't find any of the books I was particularly looking for but of course I didn't leave empty handed. I had credit don't you know. But one book I did see and just had to get - The Rainbow Season by Lisa Gregory. So? you might be thinking. Well, truth is, I already own this one - and. love. it. to. pieces. But this copy - ah - this copy must have been owned by a little old granny who only read it once. The book is almost mint condition! It was published way back in 1989, but this one is in fine shape and appeals to my inner 'has to be in good condition' geekiness.
Anybody else do this, buy duplicate copies because the new one is in better shape?
And I'll tell you what. I'll have a draw for my old copy. Just leave a comment and you're in. I'll have my romance non-loving fan draw a name on the weekend. Mind you, it's a well-worn (and well-loved) copy.
I must admit, it's a rather ugly cover, but it sure is a mighty fine story inside!
(the book to the left is the good copy)
And to make up for not finding the books I really wanted at the UBS *drum roll* The Leopard Prince is now at Chapters!!! And I have one. It wasn't on the shelves when I went in - but they went and found me a copy at the back. And I didn't even have to do the Cindy thing.
oops - time for DWTS