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by Tanzanite
Fri April 26th, 2013, 1:39 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: Bookmark Giveaway
Replies: 58
Views: 8460

I was really late in getting this month's bookmark giveaway up... (open worldwide). I know the link says May (I really wasn't thinking as I was typing :o ), just ignore that part -it ends April 30th.

http://shelfandstuff.blogspot.com/2013/ ... -2013.html
by Tanzanite
Fri April 26th, 2013, 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest Book Giveaways
Replies: 130
Views: 19463

I have a couple of giveaways going on this week: 5 copies of Susan Bordo's The Creation of Anne Boleyn . Open worldwide (ends May 3, 2013): http://shelfandstuff.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-creation-of-anne-boleyn-by-susan.html 1 copy of Sandra Byrd's Roses Have Thorns and and Elizabeth I necklace. US o...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories From History - Without the Fairy Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. Non-fiction. US and UK release November 19, 2013. You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women l...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

The Winter Warrior by James Wilde. US release November 14, 2013 (was released in the UK in 2012 as Hereward: The Devil's Army). 1067. The battle of Hastings has been lost and the iron fist of William the Conqueror has begun to squeeze the life out of England, but there is one who still stands agains...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

Hild by Nicola Griffith. US and UK release November 12, 2013. A brilliant, lush, sweeping historical novel about the rise of the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages: Hild. Hild is born into a world in transition. In seventh-century Britain, small kingdoms are merging, usually violently. A new rel...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

[quote=""Mythica""] The Tudor Bride by Joanna Hickson October 24, 2013 I'm assuming this one is the sequel to The Agincourt Bride . http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51uUYeutwAL.jpg [/quote] Here's a summary: The thrilling sequel to T e Agincourt Bride, and the story of Catherine de Valois – the...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

The King's Grave: The Discovery of Richard III's Lost Burial Place and The Clues it Holds by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones. Non-fiction. US and UK release October 22, 2013. The first full-length book about the discover of Richard III's remains by the person who led the team and the historian wh...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

The Vikings by Neil Oliver. Non-fiction. US release October 16, 2013 (was released in the UK in 2012). An archaeologist goes beyond the Vikings’ bloody reputation to search for the truth, in a new and groundbreaking history. The Vikings famously took no prisoners, relished cruel retribution, and pri...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

Jewels of the Romanovs: Family and Court by Stefano Papi. Non-fiction. US reissue October 7, 2013. An amazing collection of images of the Romanovs, their world, and their fabulous jewels brings the last years of the dynasty to life. The Romanovs ruled Russia from 1613 to 1917, when the Revolution br...
by Tanzanite
Fri April 19th, 2013, 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2013 edition
Replies: 362
Views: 26796

The Poisoned Crown by Maurice Druon. UK reissue October 2013. (cover subject to change). No man is impervious to the poisons of the crown… Having murdered his wife and exiled his mistress, King Louis X of France becomes besotted with Princess Clemence of Hungary and makes her his new Queen. However,...

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