New book size? WTF?!

Here’s a trivial rant for the day.

I admit to reading sci-fi and fantasy novels. A series that I’ve been following for a while is “The Dresden Files”. Recently I ordered the latest two volumes and noticed something weird. The paperbacks were priced at $9.99 and the specs on the books listed them as 7″ tall. That’s a few bucks more expensive than most “mass market” paperbacks. And I figured that the height was an error or estimate, as mass market books are usually about 6.5″. Continue reading