This is great! Hillary Mendelsohn has done the dirty work of finding the cream of the crop of online shopping destinations and we get to reap the benefits. The Purple Book 2006 Edition, on sale for $10 (originally $20), is a web shopaholics' bible. The 2007 edition has not yet been released but you can add it to your wish list, or buy the 2006 version on sale.
The book is named after everybody's favorite color (according to their website) and features about 10,000 operating e-commerce sites. Icons differentiate standout sites, sites that offer free or flat rate shipping, overnight shipping, gift certificates and gift wrapping. You can also find out how user-friendly a site is.
If you want to be in the know, you must invest in this tome! It's like an endless amount of Fab Sites!