Time running down, but not out.

It’s still possible to order gifts from Amazon, with overnight shipping, and have them get there by Christmas. But we are in the last few hours.

They’ve got the Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown look-and-find book back in stock.

And hey, if you bought someone an ebook reader or an MP3 player, are you giving it to them empty, or are you going to put some starter material into it? The extended A Charlie Brown Christmas album and the 40th anniversary album are each just $4.99 at this point. And you can get the cartoon collection Schulz’s Youth for either Kindle or Nook for that same price. (And hey, if you’ve already gotten an ebook device for Hannukah, let me put on my exploitive publisher hat for a moment and recommend both the dramatic novel The Origin of Sorrow and the lighhearted adventures of Israel Bond, Agent Oy-Oy-7.)

And one more piece of advice: if you see me trying to take the airplane seat next to you in the next couple days, cover it up quickly. I’ve got both a two year old and a cold!


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