I've already read "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" in Fragile Things, but I figured it wouldn't hurt to have a Kindle version of the story itself.
I was trying to figure out why the book was so long, when the story ended at only 40% or so. I flipped the page, and saw why.
Most of the book is actually a promotional excerpt from Ocean at the End of the Lane.
I sat and argued with myself. Surely it was cheating not to read all the way to the end of the book. I couldn't very well count it as complete if I left off at only 40%. But then, it was only an excerpt - I've already been dying to read Ocean, and getting just a small taste of it would just make my craving for the book worse.
Finally, I gave in and read it.
I need that book.