Sunday, January 27, 2013

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
Year: 2011
Edition: first edition hardback, 19th printing
ISBN: 978-1-59474-476-1
p. 26: A deserts should be desserts.
It was just deserts, I suppose, for repeating mt grandfather's stories at school ...

Saturday, November 26, 2011


Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: William Morrow
Year: 2011
Edition: first edition hardback, first printing
ISBN: 978-0-06-197796-1
p. 216: There's a unnecessary period and a missing be.
Of course. it was was way more complicated that this made it sound; and it wasn't long before table and tree diagrams had to drawn up to keep it all straight ... .
p. 819: There are stray characters.
"I believe we have that adequately covered."1P
p. 886: There's an unnecessary comma.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was a combined army/air force facility, actually rather important to the global war on terror ... .

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Monstrumologist

AUTHOR: Rick Yancey
PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster
YEAR: 2009
EDITION: first edition hardback, third printing
ISBN: 978-1-4169-8448-1
p. 62: There are unnecessary quotation marks.
"We shouldn't stay, any of us! We'll come back when it's light to return her. "'Tis madness in the devil's own dark to—"
p. 251: A space is missing.
There was a great deal of"tidying up" to do after the doctor's frantic foraging from the previous day."

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Home Cooking

AUTHOR: Laurie Colwin
PUBLISHER: Vintage Books
YEAR: 2010
EDITION: first Vintage Books edition, paperback, first printing
ISBN: 978-0-307-47441-4
p. 177: A space is missing.
But nevertheless, I was determined to stuff that creature with afancy mixture of ham, chicken, pistachio nuts, cream, cognac and so forth.

Monday, March 14, 2011

The Winter King

AUTHOR: Bernard Cornwell
PUBLISHER: St. Martin's Press
YEAR: 1996
EDITION: first U.S. hardback edition, first printing
p. 38: An s is missing.
' ... Merlin know that the Gods love this place, and here the sacred mist is thick, but our task is to spread it.'

Friday, January 14, 2011

EDITORS: Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki !
PUBLISHER: Bearstache Books
YEAR: 2010
EDITION: first offset edition, first printing paperback
ISBN-13: 978-0-9821671-2-0

"Cocaine and painkillers" by David Malki !
p. 301: A word is misspelled.
"They blamde it on the exchange rate," Jack said ...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Wild Cards I

EDITOR: George R. R. Martin
YEAR: 2010
EDITION: first edition, first printing paperback
ISBN: 978-0-7653-2615-7

"Shell Games" by George R. R. Martin
p. 282: A Tack should be Tach.
"Tell me who to ask," Tack said.
p. 282: A Tack should be Tach.
Tack went into his mind.

"Strings" by Stephen Leigh
p. 408: A period is missing.