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by princess garnet
Thu January 7th, 2021, 3:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? January 2021
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: What Are You Reading? January 2021

Finished: Stephen and Matilda's Civil War by Matthew Lewis (NF) An accessible history chronicling what happened between King Stephen and Empress Matilda and how Anarchy became the catch all term for a turbulent time in medieval English history. I bought this book directly from the publisher. Next re...
by princess garnet
Fri January 1st, 2021, 9:45 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2021
Topic: Princess Garnet's Reads 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 24

Princess Garnet's Reads 2021

My 2021 reading list! January Old Louisiana by Lyle Saxon (NF) Stephen and Matilda's Civil War by Matthew Lewis (NF) The Rightful Queen by Isabelle Steiger ("Paths of Lantistyne" #2) The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning (YA "Kingdoms of Sand and Sky #1) Beholden by Jody Hedlund (YA "Fairest ...
by princess garnet
Fri January 1st, 2021, 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? January 2021
Replies: 4
Views: 43

What Are You Reading? January 2021

New thread for New Year!

Old Louisiana by Lyle Saxon (NF)
Reprint of a classic Louisiana state history book published in 1929. I've read and own Saxon's Fabulous New Orleans (1928).
by princess garnet
Sun December 27th, 2020, 2:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Dec. 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: What Are You Reading? Dec. 2020

Masterpiece: America's 50 Year Old Love Affair with British Television Drama by Nancy West (NF)
As the title states, how "Masterpiece Theater" launched American interest in British drama production from 1971 until present. It includes photos from the best known shows over the years.
by princess garnet
Fri December 25th, 2020, 8:59 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 9
Views: 1151

Re: Merry Christmas!

*Bumping*
Wishing you a warm and Merry Christmas season! Hope you got some good books too.
by princess garnet
Sun December 20th, 2020, 2:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Dec. 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: What Are You Reading? Dec. 2020

Finished: Tsarina by Ellen Alpstein Novel about Catherine I, the wife of Tsar Peter of Russia. I knew about Catherine from reading the biography Peter the Great by Robert K. Massie. The novel follows Catherine from her life in the Baltic countryside to becoming crowned Tsaritsa/Empress of Russia. Qu...
by princess garnet
Sun December 6th, 2020, 2:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Dec. 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 492

What Are You Reading? Dec. 2020

Share your reads for this month! If you have a particular book you enjoy reading for Christmas, please share too.
This short story collection is an annual read for me: Christmas with Anne & Other Holiday Stories by Lucy M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmhurst
by princess garnet
Tue November 24th, 2020, 3:06 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Masterpiece 50th Anniversary
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Masterpiece 50th Anniversary

Celebrate 50 years of "Masterpiece" in this special on Sunday (11/29):
https://weta.org/tv/program/masterpiece ... lous-years
Alan Cumming hosts. Check your local PBS station listings.
by princess garnet
Sun November 22nd, 2020, 3:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Nov. 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: What Are You Reading? Nov. 2020

From the library: A Stroke of Malice by Anna Lee Huber ("Lady Darby Mystery" #8) Back home in Scotland, Kiera and Sebastian Gage are celebrating the New Year at the Duchess of Bowmont's home. A body turns up during the revelry and the Gages investigate. The #9 installment A Wicked Conceit will relea...
by princess garnet
Sun November 15th, 2020, 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Nov. 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: What Are You Reading? Nov. 2020

Finished: Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil and The Persistence of Love by James Runcie I enjoyed reading the series, following Sidney and his family and friends through the years. As The Persistence of Love ends in fall 1976, Sidney is offered the position as Bishop of Peterborough. The Grant...

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