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Sandi Shilhanek | Did the economy change your library

August 2, 2009

Sandi ShilhanekHot PursuitThis week one of my Yahoo groups was discussing the newest Suzanne Brockmann book, Hot Pursuit. One of the ladies in the group was planning on buying a copy, but the store she went to wasn’t offering a discount, so she did some calling, and found a store with a discount and placed the book on hold. In her doing this she found that the store wasn’t getting as many copies of a book as they might have before the economic downturn, and it led several people to say they either didn’t read Brockmann any longer or they would be getting her book from the library.

This takes me to the next lady, who said she checked her library and they did not have any of Hot Pursuit on order. I found this interesting as I believed her to have been a very popular author, and even with funding dwindling I would have thought they would have ordered at least one copy.

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