I have purchased 10 copies of Earthworm and 5 of Small Town to sell that evening, hoping that all the copies will arrive before the 13th. We'll sell signed copies to you, the reading public, for $20 each. That saves you $2.95 off the cover price of Small Town. If you insist, we'll give you a nickel back for Earthworm, but you do get to skip the sales tax and shipping on both titles.
There's something else you should know about the 13th at Super Happy Fun Land: You'll see naked people. That's the night of the World Naked Bike Ride, Northern Hemisphere edition, and Houston is participating. Actually, H-Town is participating. H-Town cyclists will be riding through the city to demonstrate for bicycle safety, for body freedom, against fossil fuel dependency, against car culture, and against Houston's tendency to destroy and gentrify its coolest places.
So bring $20 for a book, plus your bicycle, plus your devil-may-care attitude, plus some more money for drinks because WNBR will be stopping at a few taverns along the route.
If you can't ride on the 13th, WNBR H-Town will also have its Victory Lap the following Saturday.