Underground Reading: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
Octopussy Galore

Hype & Correction: Collectible copies of Justin Cronin's The Passage now sell on eBay for less than the retail price. We looked at the phenomena of hyped books approaching their long-term value in this earlier post. I'm not shocked that Cronin's work - over-marketed, over-valued, and subject to a half-dozen variations of "special" first edition has sunk so rapidly. (We still own a copy.)