Friday, October 09, 2009
I'm already in the habit of mentioning whether a book I've received or discussed in some capacity is a review copy, but if I need to "conspicuously disclose" after Dec. 1 that my opinion has been swayed and my integrity has been all compromised because I read a free book from a publisher instead of a free book from the library, I thought I'd put into effect the Bellowing Elk Alert System Trump-card (BEAST).
Obnoxious, no doubt, but Mr. Shiftlet (Elk 99's real name) is totally trustworthy.
He told me so his own self in goldplated words.
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