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Yay! [Dec. 8th, 2003|12:49 pm]
Jasmine Becket-Griffith
"The Art of Faery" has landed here in the US, and my stock is on its way here to Florida =) So it should just be a couple of days before everybody's books are shipped! I was so worried that there would be another delay, and that it wouldn't get here before Christmas - phew!!! =)
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[User Picture]From: smallgirl
2003-12-08 09:56 am (UTC)
woooohoooo!!! i cant wait to get mine!!!
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[User Picture]From: rubidia
2003-12-08 11:59 am (UTC)
Jasmine, I mean to ask you,
I has preordered the book from amazong, but I got this email for amazon saying that the book had been canceled to be released?
soo if you are going to get them, I will buy it from you!!!!
Please let me know what to do, to get a copy signed from you!!
Thanks...Rubidia
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-12-08 12:30 pm (UTC)
Hi Rubidia!!! Yeah - Amazon's got them back-ordered for a long time now for a future printing. I can't believe how popular the book is! This current shipment going out now has already been pre-ordered by us contributing artists (we get ours first!), Barnes & Noble, Virgin Megastores, Hot Topic stores, and I think Border's. I guess they probably preordered before their stock before Amazon did, and sold out this printing, so Amazon has to wait for theirs. Basically, if a book isn't available within a certain amount of time, Amazon will say it's unavailable and cancel pre-orders. If you check back with them in a while they will probably be accepting orders again, but in the meantime I definitely have them available (signed, too!)! You'll also be able to find them shortly in the stores I mentioned above. If you'd like to order from me just go here:

http://www.strangeling.com/artoffaery.html
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[User Picture]From: rubidia
2003-12-08 12:33 pm (UTC)
Ohhh I see!
well in that case, I wil order the book from your website!
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[User Picture]From: julieta
2003-12-08 12:32 pm (UTC)
I saw the art of faery in a fantasy store when I was shopping in Utrecht (Holland) and it looked great, but I didn't buy it. Afterwards I was so sorry I didn't 'cause it looked so pretty. Sooo I ordered it online from an American bookstore in Amsterdam :) I can't wait for the day the postman is going to ring the doorbell and give it to me :)
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[User Picture]From: jasminetoad
2003-12-08 12:40 pm (UTC)
Awesome!!

Hehe - it's funny - since it's already been released in some countries outside the US, I have gotten a HUGE jump in my international fans - eBay bidders, emails, website visitors, etc., all who have found me through the book!

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[User Picture]From: julieta
2003-12-08 12:46 pm (UTC)
Your work is great so I really understand that there are lots of people being fans :)
Actually I found your journal first before I ever saw or heard about the book. I guess I read about it in your journal and then recognised the book when I saw it in a fantasy shop :)
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[User Picture]From: winjimir
2003-12-08 02:34 pm (UTC)
Yea!! Way to go Jasmine!!
I ran into the same problem with Borders, they called and canceled my order too. I told the woman on the phone that it was ok since I could get it off your site, she was thrilled and wanted the name of your site so she and some of her friends can order one too.
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[User Picture]From: malikasaghir
2003-12-08 03:47 pm (UTC)
Thought I would say WOW-your painting is going for a bundle on ebay. Huge congratulations to you on such a huge hit. :)
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[User Picture]From: weetzie_baby
2003-12-08 06:46 pm (UTC)
Woohoo!! I'm going to order it from you and show everybody your pages and be like "that's my friend!" hehe. ;D
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