Thursday, June 14, 2007

Pre-ordering Perks

I recently learned that a devotion about my favorite verse will be in a new Tyndale LifeVerse devotional. The book releases in September, but is already available to pre-order. That reminded me of the fun of pre-ordering. I generally suggest folks order my books through my website (clicking on the book you want takes you the, which I enjoy supporting). HOWEVER, I've watched something interesting on amazon. Book prices fluctuate like corn and wheat futures for the books that aren't out yet.

Today, The Restorer's Son (releasing in September and a $14.99 book) can be pre-ordered at amazon for $10.19. WOW! Those prices will go up as we get closer to the release date - but people who order at this price are "locked in" at the discount. Since I'm a bargain-hunter, I figured I'd mention this deal - so you can grab it before it changes. (I ordered some copies of The Restorer at the pre-order price last spring, and a day later it had gone up several dollars).

Sharon Hinck


CWAHM said...

The Restorer is in the top 100,000 books on Considering there are MILLIONS of books listed, that is pretty awesome!! :)

Deborah said...

i LOVE the cover for restorer's son!

Poetry said...

4 June 2007

After the storm, my mind cleared.

And a high wind arose and blew the tropics north.

running quartz crystals through a blender.

sand through your engines.

bubbles in your bays.

estuaries reaching out toward forbidden seas...

sand through your eyes.

5 June 2007

Calm as baby's breath

as peaceful as the storm's eye

Clouds spread and drawn with rough strokes of stratospheric winds

a warm and windy tropical day.

7 June 2007

Black water at dusk.

Lighting on the horizon.

Warm winds coming in across the darkening waters.

A flash of white wings as an egret takes flight.

And Thunder like God clearing his throat.

8 June 2007

Morning star in the still of the clear, dark waters.

a sky as clear eyed as a young girl.

bruised and tattered storm remnants limp off in the gathering light.

9 June 2007

Tickled her fancy.

giggling all the day long.

pretty good for a Saturday.

Clouds on the lake floating aimlessly by.

She smiled big--grinned really.

12 JUne 2007

A silver sky

ripe for the mirror.

you can not see yourself in this mirror

you can only see others

moreover, you can only see what others choose to expose.

Their houses, their boats, their sea-doos.

Birds skimming low over the water could

like as not

see them selves if they were to look down

as they skim low over the water

but they never do.

Rather they allow their reflections to chase them

quick and sharp over the still, glistening waters

while the bird's mind remains ever fixed on

food, or other birds, or escaping those damn noisy humans.

A dense forest impenetrable as a gaze.

13 JUne 2007

Like angry bee's eyes

the metal screen seen through the bamboo blinds.

A million insects dot the lake spreading micro ripples

14 June 2007

Of Fly Catchers and hidden lakes.

Of sleeping lizards and morning dew.

It is of birdsong and misty dawns

and fleeced clouds floating in a still pool.

The waters ripple awake in the gathering morn.

The first water birds head out for the far shore.

David Adams said...

I love the cover for The Restorer's Son!