Murphy’s Law for bookstore shopping

When I find an intriguing fantasy series to read, Books 2 and 3 will be there but Book 1 is always long gone.

These are Melanie Rawn’s Exiles series, Angus Wells’ Godwars and Kathleen O’Neal’s Power of Light trilogy (hey I’m a sucker for a foil embossed cover, ok?).

But I did finally find the first in Michelle West’s The Sun Sword series, The Broken Crown as well as a replacement for my trick- or-treated copy of The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams…

And! An old friend!

Children of the Jedi by Barbara Hambly.


Half-Price Books, Sugarland TX

4 thoughts on “Murphy’s Law for bookstore shopping

  1. Looks like some good finds. I’ve definitely had my share of book store visits searching for the first book in a series with little luck. Well, Happy New Year and good reading!

  2. This is so true – actually, even more so for my library. I do use the library quite a bit but if I’m looking for beginnings of series the start to the series are always long gone – for example, Jim Butcher! I suppose they can’t keep everything.
    Lynn :D

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