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by Spitfire
Wed December 9th, 2009, 5:14 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2009: What are you Reading?
Replies: 247
Views: 13781

I just finished Gortner's "Last Queen" wow! I have already recommended it to all my H.F. reader friends! I picked up "A Lady Raised High" by Laurien Gardner in a bargain bin, it is about one of Anne Boleyn's ladies. I am kind of Tutor'd out right now, but thought I would give it a try. I am forty pa...
by Spitfire
Wed December 9th, 2009, 5:06 pm
Forum: Ask Your Fellow Readers
Topic: Royal Mistress Novels
Replies: 91
Views: 10065

[quote=""Miss Moppet""]The Susan Scott Holloway may be meatier - it got good reviews on Amazon. Annis, I'm adding The Queen's Pawn. Looks juicy. (But not in the Agnes Sorel sense. Thank God).[/quote] Have you picked up Holloway's "Kings Favorite" on Nell Gwyn? Just wondering if it was a "meatier" re...
by Spitfire
Wed December 9th, 2009, 4:50 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2009: What are you Reading?
Replies: 247
Views: 13781

[QUOTE=Veronica;35194]And now I've decided to pick up Scapegallows by Carol Birch. Fingers crossed it's a good one, just happen to come over her book a while ago and thought I'd give it a go. :) QUOTE] Have you gotten through this book. It sounds like a good read and the ratings were pretty good. So...
by Spitfire
Wed December 9th, 2009, 4:47 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name A-F
Topic: Blood Royal by Vanora Bennett
Replies: 35
Views: 5333

Thanks for the review. I quite enjoyed reading Vanorra's "Portrait" but I just might put Royal Blood on the back burner for a while.
by Spitfire
Wed April 29th, 2009, 3:15 pm
Forum: Young Adult Historical Fiction
Topic: Historical fiction for boys 10-15
Replies: 48
Views: 12587

My 11 year old boy is really into the author Gary Paulsen. He wrote a series the first in it is called "Hatchet", it's a about a boy who survives in the Canadian wilderness after crashing in a bushplane, and the only tool he has is a hatchet. I have read several of Paulsen's books and he is a fantas...
by Spitfire
Mon April 27th, 2009, 9:51 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Good jokes and other funny stuff
Replies: 92
Views: 13202

[quote=""donroc""]What to they call a male hooker in England? Peter Sellars.[/quote]

Tee Hee! ;)
by Spitfire
Mon April 27th, 2009, 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: School books that did for you?
Replies: 44
Views: 3231

I loved reading MacBeth, can't remember if it was in grade 10 or 11. I also remember reading Watership Down in grade 7 and it really moved me. In grade 10 we read Canadain author Margaret Lawrence's Stone Angel, and I rememeber really enjoying that...I guess they are going to making it into a movie ...
by Spitfire
Mon April 27th, 2009, 9:36 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What's in your CD player?
Replies: 315
Views: 23092

I like everything and anything! Right now I am in love with Fairy Dance by Ashley MacIsaac and David's Jig by Natalie McMaster which are "World" gendre music. I am also going through an Alphaville kick plus, I like the songs "Up Among the Heather" by the Irish Rovers, Lady GaGa's "Poker Face", Katy ...
by Spitfire
Thu April 23rd, 2009, 2:48 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: String her up by her toes or...
Replies: 8
Views: 797

I think this is a great idea, as long as she religiously only uses books that would otherwise have been thrown in the dumpster. Not sure how well she sticks to her personal resolve when people are placing specific book/purse orders?
by Spitfire
Mon April 20th, 2009, 1:10 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: April 2009 - What are you reading?
Replies: 230
Views: 11684

Just about finished reading the "Born In" trilogy by Nora Roberts. An unusal stray from Historical fiction to contemporary, it was a nice change. I think I am ready to start the Sunne in Splendor, as I loved Here Be Dragons, which I read earlier this year.

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