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An Open Letter to Penguin Publishing (cc: Jim Butcher)

Dear Penguin Publishing,

I didn’t intend to write this letter. When you decided to up the pricing of your Kindle books, I was irritated, but you’re the publisher.  I resolved to purchase your Kindle books when the prices lowered, as we readers were led by various publishers to believe would happen much in the way that hardcovers are more expensive than paperback books. I felt it was a shame, over the past few years I have gotten used to buying new books for series that I am reading the day they are released (and even pre-ordering some books). However, I was returning to school, grad school to be exact, and my finances were going to be tighter, so if your e-book prices were increasing through Kindle, then I would have to wait until you lowered them.

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