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Farcaster
12-17-2008, 11:52 PM
Perhaps I just missed the big announcement, but it looks like Wizards of the Coast quietly slipped a toe in to test the waters with publishing on the Amazon Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FI73MA?ie=UTF8&tag=penandpaperga-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000FI73MA). The other night, I was browsing for suggested books on my Kindle, when what to my wandering eyes would appear? Four Forgotten Realms books by R.A. Salvatore available since October this year: The Pirate King (http://www.amazon.com/Pirate-King-Transitions-Book-II/dp/B0015DYJ1C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-1&tag=penandpaperga-20), The Orc King (http://www.amazon.com/Orc-King-Transitions-Book-I/dp/B0013TTKUI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-2&tag=penandpaperga-20), Road of the Patriarch (http://www.amazon.com/Road-Patriarch-Sellswords-Book-III/dp/B001NBEWJU/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-3&tag=penandpaperga-20), and Promise of the Witch King (http://www.amazon.com/Promise-Witch-King-Sellswords-Book-Bk/dp/B000S1LBHW/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-4&tag=penandpaperga-20).

This is great news for Forgotten-Realms-reading Kindle owners! Here's for hoping that they end up with amazing sales! :thumb:

:whoo:

Dragon2605
12-19-2008, 12:54 PM
I really enjoyed reading the Hunter's Blades Trilogy as well as his other books. :D I can't wait to read
The Pirate King (http://www.amazon.com/Pirate-King-Transitions-Book-II/dp/B0015DYJ1C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-1&tag=penandpaperga-20), The Orc King (http://www.amazon.com/Orc-King-Transitions-Book-I/dp/B0013TTKUI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-2&tag=penandpaperga-20), Road of the Patriarch (http://www.amazon.com/Road-Patriarch-Sellswords-Book-III/dp/B001NBEWJU/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-3&tag=penandpaperga-20), and Promise of the Witch King (http://www.amazon.com/Promise-Witch-King-Sellswords-Book-Bk/dp/B000S1LBHW/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-4&tag=penandpaperga-20). I'm hoping to purchase one or all of them soon.:whoo:

Dragon2605
12-20-2008, 09:50 AM
The device is a bit pricey. I did notice it is in high demand. Amazon estimates it won't ship for 11 to 13 weeks to get it. Whoever wants one won't get it before February. I wouldn't mind getting one once the price drops a bit.

Tralix
12-21-2008, 10:07 AM
The Kindle is amazing.

I was lucky enough to get one as an early christmas present. It only makes it more fantastic to get quality fantasy on it as well.

Thank You for the heads up.

Arch Lich Thoth-Amon
12-22-2008, 05:22 PM
Perhaps I just missed the big announcement, but it looks like Wizards of the Coast quietly slipped a toe in to test the waters with publishing on the Amazon Kindle (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FI73MA?ie=UTF8&tag=penandpaperga-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000FI73MA). The other night, I was browsing for suggested books on my Kindle, when what to my wandering eyes would appear? Four Forgotten Realms books by R.A. Salvatore available since October this year: The Pirate King (http://www.amazon.com/Pirate-King-Transitions-Book-II/dp/B0015DYJ1C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-1&tag=penandpaperga-20), The Orc King (http://www.amazon.com/Orc-King-Transitions-Book-I/dp/B0013TTKUI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-2&tag=penandpaperga-20), Road of the Patriarch (http://www.amazon.com/Road-Patriarch-Sellswords-Book-III/dp/B001NBEWJU/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-3&tag=penandpaperga-20), and Promise of the Witch King (http://www.amazon.com/Promise-Witch-King-Sellswords-Book-Bk/dp/B000S1LBHW/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-4&tag=penandpaperga-20).

This is great news for Forgotten-Realms-reading Kindle owners! Here's for hoping that they end up with amazing sales! :thumb:

:whoo:
Ive read The Orc King (http://www.amazon.com/Orc-King-Transitions-Book-I/dp/B0013TTKUI/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-2&tag=penandpaperga-20), The Pirate King (http://www.amazon.com/Pirate-King-Transitions-Book-II/dp/B0015DYJ1C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-1&tag=penandpaperga-20), Road of the Patriarch (http://www.amazon.com/Road-Patriarch-Sellswords-Book-III/dp/B001NBEWJU/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-3&tag=penandpaperga-20), Promise of the Witch King (http://www.amazon.com/Promise-Witch-King-Sellswords-Book-Bk/dp/B000S1LBHW/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=digital-text&qid=1229577283&sr=1-4&tag=penandpaperga-20), and the The Gossamer Plain.

I found the The Orc King and The Pirate King the most enjoyable. The Gossamer Plain, Road of the Patriarch, and the Promise of the Witch King, i found to be okay.

In fairness, i havent, as of yet, finished The Gossamer Plain. I'm finding it a bit of a struggle to finish. Normally, i probably wouldnt have read it at all but i really was hoping that the main character would resurrect Pherun(sp?). Remember him from The War of the Prider Queen 6 book set? Great set of books and i loved that wizard. I guess his resurrection could still happen, for i have a some chapters left before finishing. He was a badaz Drow wizard, no question!