My friend Sheldon Siegel tells me “you know you’ve hit the big time when your ARCs are being sold on ebay.” It looks like I’ve received that dubious honor.
Sheldon sent me this link, which must hold the record for the world’s longest URL:
There it is — an Advance Reader’s Copy of The Circle of Thirteen on sale with a “starting bid of $6.99.”
I suppose I should be excited about this. When I glanced at that same page yesterday, I swear the same ARC was being sold for $2.00. Apparently, it has more than tripled in value in the last 24 hours!
But before the bidding frenzy gets any more intense for this supposed treasure, a couple of things need to be pointed out: