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by Sheramy
Fri January 8th, 2010, 4:31 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Target Book Club Pick
Replies: 33
Views: 4260

I don't know how I missed this! Congratulations, Michelle!!!
by Sheramy
Fri January 8th, 2010, 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Funny typos in books
Replies: 10
Views: 1639

Hilarious! Hope they catch it. Now everyone will look. :-)

Funny typos in student papers keep me amused during piles of grading. "Preshitoric" remains my all time favorite. Spell check, anyone? ;-)
by Sheramy
Fri January 8th, 2010, 4:26 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Congrats Sheramy, "Roundup: Historical Fiction"
Replies: 9
Views: 777

Hi SonjaMarie and all -- Thank You for the congratulations! It was a very nice surprise to see USA Today come up on my Google Alert!! :-)
by Sheramy
Fri January 1st, 2010, 5:25 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Young Victoria DVD Release?
Replies: 62
Views: 4961

[quote=""Nefret""]Thanks. I meant to look that up. But that actor is nice to look at, so I didn't really mind. :o Erm, I mean... he was good on screen. Hmmm... the actor who plays Prince Albert is almost exactly a year older then me. [/quote] Rupert Friend is in the wonderful "Mrs Palfrey at the Cla...
by Sheramy
Tue December 29th, 2009, 3:36 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Young Victoria DVD Release?
Replies: 62
Views: 4961

Young Victoria only just came to Tampa Bay (it's at Tampa Theatre for any local folk, and at one theater down in Sarasota). I might have to catch it this weekend.
by Sheramy
Tue December 29th, 2009, 3:31 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: Pompeii, by Robert Harris
Replies: 10
Views: 4073

I read this one when it first came out and remember liking it very much. I recall being skeptical, because a book with an aqueduct engineer as the main character could have easily become research dump-y...as groovy as Roman water management techniques are, one can only take so much of it. But Harris...
by Sheramy
Tue December 29th, 2009, 3:22 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What was your favourite read of 2009?
Replies: 48
Views: 4642

[quote=""Madeleine""]I read RT several years ago and also expected not to like it, given my love for the original and the fact that I'd read other books by this author which were, to put it mildly, trashy :rolleyes: ! However it's thoroughly enjoyable and I'd recommend it, I was also very surprised ...
by Sheramy
Sat December 26th, 2009, 4:30 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What was your favourite read of 2009?
Replies: 48
Views: 4642

This was not a banner reading year for me, either. There were too many that I started full of enthusiasm and abandoned halfway through, or even if I finished them, it was with an overall feeling of 'meh.' I'm not listing those!! I think for me the top read of 2009 would be Margaret George's Helen of...
by Sheramy
Wed December 23rd, 2009, 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Day in History
Replies: 1862
Views: 142096

On 23 December 1888, Vincent van Gogh went to the brothel at No. 1, Rue du Bout d'Arles in the town of Arles, asked for the prostitute named Rachel, and gave her a piece of his ear wrapped in newspaper.
by Sheramy
Fri December 11th, 2009, 12:20 am
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: New book deals
Replies: 43
Views: 3121

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! That is super wonderful news!! Bravo!

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