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by Berengaria
Thu March 5th, 2015, 2:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March 2015: What are you reading?
Replies: 91
Views: 6768

[quote=""Divia""]In two days I'm gonna get myself a copy of Rebel Queen :) [/quote]
I got mine! A whole new historical time for me :)
by Berengaria
Tue January 27th, 2015, 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2015 edition
Replies: 54
Views: 8892

[quote=""princess garnet""]I remember CW Gortner saying he would be writing about Lucrezia Borgia awhile back.[/quote]
He is doing a novel about Coco Chanel, I believe?
by Berengaria
Tue January 27th, 2015, 1:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2015 edition
Replies: 54
Views: 8892

[quote=""Mythica""] The Price of Blood: A Novel (Book 2 in the Emma of Normandy Trilogy) by Patricia Bracewell US: Feb 2015 Readers first met Emma of Normandy in Patricia Bracewell’s gripping debut novel, Shadow on the Crown. Unwillingly thrust into marriage to England’s King Æthelred, Emma has give...
by Berengaria
Tue January 27th, 2015, 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January 2015 What are you reading?
Replies: 101
Views: 9075

I went back to work in the fall after being retired for 5 years, so have been pretty busy with work. However, I have kept up with my reading..... I have just started reading Ghostwritten by Isabel Wolff....very good book about a ghostwriter with her own "ghosts" who is writing the memoirs of a woman...
by Berengaria
Sun July 27th, 2014, 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: July 2014. What are you reading?
Replies: 105
Views: 4741

[quote=""Nefret""]What time period is that? I'm hanging out in the 14th century in Kingsbridge.[/quote]
It's the twentieth century .....very good reading!
by Berengaria
Sun July 27th, 2014, 6:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: July 2014. What are you reading?
Replies: 105
Views: 4741

I am re-reading the two published books in Ken Follett's Century trilogy. Always enjoy his writing! :)
by Berengaria
Sun July 20th, 2014, 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: July 2014. What are you reading?
Replies: 105
Views: 4741

I am beginning The Scandalous Duchess by Anne O'Brien. I've read Anya Seton's Katherine so many times, that I'm used to thinking of Hugh Swynford as a nasty guy. I will lay aside my bias, though, and read on! :D
by Berengaria
Sun July 20th, 2014, 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Shopping Today: 2014
Replies: 145
Views: 11298

I've been busy buying a few books and reading about 20th century events. I've been retired for 5 years but am making a comeback: teaching History 12 in the fall. I'm so excited! I would like to ask if you can recommend any historical fiction taking place in Europe and America from 1914-1991. I would...
by Berengaria
Sat June 21st, 2014, 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's June, what are you reading this month?
Replies: 65
Views: 3106

I have started reading The Outlander series. I had tried the first book before, but I couldn't get into it. But now, several years later, I'm more interested! I will see where this goes! :)
by Berengaria
Sat June 21st, 2014, 11:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's June, what are you reading this month?
Replies: 65
Views: 3106

[quote=""Misfit""]Ouch! I remember watching The Partridge Family wen it was in prime time. David Cassidy and brother Shaun are the sons of actor Jack Cassidy. IIRC, Shirley Jones (The Music Man) was the second wife, and not their natural mother. David was quite the heart throb back in the day, along...

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