Conversations with Phantoms Book Orders announced

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Re: Conversations with Phantoms Book Orders announced

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I just ordered the hardcover in Canada. $45 with "free" shipping. I've remembered your name from years ago, and have always been hoping this book would see the light of day. I'm not much of a KISS Kollector these days, (more of a reformed KISSaholic), but I'm sure this book will take me back to a great time in my youth. Despite being many years removed from the die-hard mentality, the majority of the KMTPOTP script is permanently embedded in my brain. I look forward to learning a substantial amount of otherwise useless information. (The rabid pre-teen fan in me is lapping this up!)

It's been quite a while since I've scheduled some "me" time. This project provides great incentive to take a few nights in the mid-fall and visit some old memories from a new, interesting perspective. I'll take the time to post my experience when it's all said and done. Thanks for making this available.
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I got the book and it is a major disappointment. It is 144 pages of large font. I is basically about a regular 40 page book. There is not anything written that most KISS fans don't already know. The main problem is a $32 plus shipping cost for something you can read in less than two hours. The author has done what many school students would due....write a five page paper and then make the font big, the margins big, large spacing between lines of text, and turn in a 20 page paper. I hope this was not a cash grab, but it appears it might be.

I have seen so many KISS projects made by fans, be good and many times better than what KISS puts out. This is one that should not have seen the light of day.
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kisscorky wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:35 pm I got the book and it is a major disappointment. It is 144 pages of large font. I is basically about a regular 40 page book. There is not anything written that most KISS fans don't already know. The main problem is a $32 plus shipping cost for something you can read in less than two hours. The author has done what many school students would due....write a five page paper and then make the font big, the margins big, large spacing between lines of text, and turn in a 20 page paper. I hope this was not a cash grab, but it appears it might be.

I have seen so many KISS projects made by fans, be good and many times better than what KISS puts out. This is one that should not have seen the light of day.
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kisscorky wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:35 pm I got the book and it is a major disappointment. It is 144 pages of large font. I is basically about a regular 40 page book. There is not anything written that most KISS fans don't already know. The main problem is a $32 plus shipping cost for something you can read in less than two hours. The author has done what many school students would due....write a five page paper and then make the font big, the margins big, large spacing between lines of text, and turn in a 20 page paper. I hope this was not a cash grab, but it appears it might be.

I have seen so many KISS projects made by fans, be good and many times better than what KISS puts out. This is one that should not have seen the light of day.
Thanks for the heads up
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Yes, serious, I don't write negative reviews or negative comments. This is just not a book. I don't want to see other KISS fans, especially the ones outside the U.S. who pay high postage and tax, to spend so much money on a product that is not good. The KISS Fanzines from back in the 80's and 90's had more uncovered content...and were maybe longer...and they were not books. The author should have put more work to make this a true book.
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kisscorky wrote: Wed Sep 30, 2020 2:35 pm I got the book and it is a major disappointment. It is 144 pages of large font. I is basically about a regular 40 page book. There is not anything written that most KISS fans don't already know. The main problem is a $32 plus shipping cost for something you can read in less than two hours. The author has done what many school students would due....write a five page paper and then make the font big, the margins big, large spacing between lines of text, and turn in a 20 page paper. I hope this was not a cash grab, but it appears it might be.

I have seen so many KISS projects made by fans, be good and many times better than what KISS puts out. This is one that should not have seen the light of day.
What a shame...!
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