Because it was originally planned on being released on January 9th, but McGraw-Hill (Amazon also possibly) have had it available since December 11th.
If you order through BN right now you'll get 25% off your order if you use the coupon code that's expiring tonight (plus a little more if your a BN member). So you're talking FA 2009 for about $20
i just saw the FA 2009, its two books right?
one that is organ system and the other is basic science principles.
i suppose i'm biased since i've been using 2008 for so long but i'm not sure if i like the text book format of the new one.
Does anyone know why amazon's price is still at full price for First Aid 2009? I thought amazon usually discounts their books, at least similar to barnes and nobles price. I prefer to buy through amazon because I have a prime account.