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by MissMarplestein
Mon February 23rd, 2009, 8:02 pm
Forum: Pet Pix
Topic: Harper's Story
Replies: 4
Views: 1048

[quote=""Rowan""]I'm putting this here because this section of the forum is devoted to pets... http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/harperinheaven [/quote] This is just pathetic and breaks my heart. I have two cats who I adore and I just cannot imagine anyone treating any animal in the fashion you descr...
by MissMarplestein
Mon February 23rd, 2009, 7:59 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: 2009 Academy Awards (Oscars)
Replies: 7
Views: 763

[quote=""Divia""]Everyone knew that Heath would win. Give it to the dead guy.[/quote] I don't particularly care for Penelope Cruz either - don't know why, just something about her. And I don't care for Sean Penn either, so I was disappointed that he won; I was rooting for Micky Rourke - just because...
by MissMarplestein
Mon February 23rd, 2009, 11:25 am
Forum: By Author
Topic: Susan Howatch
Replies: 20
Views: 3393

[quote=""Misfit""]I started Cashelmara yesterday and I had to pop in and say this is even better than Penmarric, which I believe was her first book. The characters are not only more interesting as a whole, but I'm finding myself caring about them more (at least most of them). It pains me to say this...
by MissMarplestein
Sun February 22nd, 2009, 3:12 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?
Replies: 3275
Views: 193801

[quote=""Leyland""]I saw Taken yesterday starring Liam Neeson. Very intense and Neeson performs extremely well as a former CIA operative searching Paris for his missing daughter. Would really you let your just-turned 17 year old daughter travel to another continent for weeks on her own with a 19 yea...
by MissMarplestein
Sun February 22nd, 2009, 1:55 am
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCullough
Replies: 6
Views: 1389

[quote=""Divia""]When I first heard of this book and the hatred that Austen fans had for it I thought I must read this! I never liked Austen and so when I heard he author was taking the characters in a direction that had some Austen fans knickers in a knot I knew this book was for me! I can understa...
by MissMarplestein
Fri February 20th, 2009, 12:20 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: What Are You Eating? Or the Last Thing You Ate
Replies: 510
Views: 18638

We had delicious grilled, barbecued chicken; steamed asparagus; and a salad w/ ranch dressing...a very succulent dinner, indeed!
by MissMarplestein
Fri February 20th, 2009, 12:16 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 23
Views: 1515

[quote=""Madeleine""]Hi Miss M (love your name!) and welcome to the board. They've started re-issuing some of V Holt's novels in the UK, I have Mistress of Mellyn on my tbr pile. Hope you enjoy it here![/quote] Thank you. I believe you will enjoy Mistress, it's classic gothic romance. Glad you like ...
by MissMarplestein
Fri February 20th, 2009, 12:13 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Feb 2009 - What are you reading?
Replies: 210
Views: 11034

I decided to start with Emma...thanks for all the suggestions!
by MissMarplestein
Thu February 19th, 2009, 12:43 am
Forum: Ancient
Topic: Collen McCullough's Rome Series
Replies: 38
Views: 6836

[quote=""Christina""]Sorry, Miss Marplestein, I've not read those book but I just had to say that I love the extract in your signature! :-) [/quote] Thank you...it's from the movie Man of LaMancha - the song is Dulcinea. The movie is one of my all time faves, and the first time I heard the song I kn...
by MissMarplestein
Wed February 18th, 2009, 7:38 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Suggestions for April's Book of the Month
Replies: 33
Views: 2592

[quote=""diamondlil""]Book of the Month for March is The Master of Verona by David Blixt.[/quote]

Thank you.

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