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The popular In print books?
Nope, I head straight for the bizarre out of print books.
There usually found in the paperback section, more often than not in the sci-fi or horror section. If you're lucky you can get them for less than a dollar.
After reading them, I find that there's a reason I've never heard of the authors or the books are out of print. But the premises are so campy and over the top that it's always a fun ride.
One of my new finds that I'm excited to try is The Illegal Rebirth of Billy the Kid by Rebecca Ore.
Blurb from the back:
"Simon Boyle makes chimeras. Artificial people with programmed memories. Useful in all sorts of ways.
"Most of Simon's chimeras are legal, for the CIA. But Simon's got a sideline, too: chimeras based on famous criminals, for rent, to private citizens...whatever your pleasure. His Billy-the-Kid chimera's especially popular, particularly the part where Simon--as 'Pat Garrett'--guns 'Billy' down at the moment of truth. Billy doesn't even know he's in the 21st century; Simon's got him programmed to see everything in Old West terms.
"Then one of Simon's clients absconds with Billy and sets him loose--helpless--on the 21st century's mean streets. With the CIA on Simon's tail and Billy struggling to seize control of the myths in his ROM, 'Pat Garrett' had better start running--because this time around, the old story may well have a new ending."
Pretty awesome sounding, right?
So, whenever you're looking for a new book, don't discount the out of print cheap finds at your local second hand bookstore.