Thursday, July 14, 2005

The advantages of being a Wal*Mart Inventory Control Specialist



I would just like to announce that I, Liz Whittaker, on this day at approximately 11:04 am, held in my hands the book "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." I expected it to be really long, since each book in the series has gotten successively thicker, but it's actually only a little longer than book 3. All the better. I think I can finish it in a number of hours.
I don't think its quite the "Harry Potter" aspect that had me so excited. I think its more the novelty of handling something before the rest of the public gets to.
The books are locked up in the security room at Wal*mart, but this afternoon I found another box sitting in the warehouse, un-locked up. I couldn't help it. I got caught and yelled at by Bob, the somewhat creepy warehouse guy, but what would you have done?
It was worth it. The book begins "It was nearing midnight, and the Prime Minister was sitting in his office..."

5 comments:

J-E-N said...

I am so angry and jealous and happy at you right now.

Beckah said...

I agree. I want to read it so bad! Oh well, I will eventually.

Daniel Harris said...

you guys might hate me but....
I hate HP

Willie Z said...

Gasp! You have access to... classified fiction!

I'm not exactly psyched for the book, but I have a feeling that'll change once a copy lands in my hands. With the others, I was just leafing through them and then suddenly I had read them all without really realizing it. Yowza.

Beckah said...

Psh. I've already designated Monday as my Harry Potter reading day. I'm going to make whoever picks me up from the airport bring it cause I'm sure that Isha's done with it by now. Today was my designated sleeping day. Gah! We need to chat so I can tell you all of my wonderfullicious stories!