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by princess garnet
Sun August 2nd, 2020, 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? August 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 27

What Are You Reading? August 2020

New thread for August! A Single Spark by Judith Miller In 1862, Clara McBride is a young woman working at the Washington Arsenal in the southwest area of DC. Lt. Joseph Brady is the supervising officer for the munitions area. When defective munitions are traced back to the arsenal, the pair work to ...
by princess garnet
Tue July 28th, 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 522

Re: What Are You Reading? July 2020

I think you'll find that the TV series is very different to the books ,they keep some of the initial stories but Sidney's own story diverts a lot after a while. Yes, I recognized some of the stories from the earlier seasons although changes were made. (Not surprisingly for adaptations!) A few of th...
by princess garnet
Sat July 25th, 2020, 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 522

Re: What Are You Reading? July 2020

Finished: The Road to Grantchester by James Runcie The prequel to the "Grantchester Mysteries" series, the novel is about Sidney Chambers's life prior to his arrival at Grantchester. Current: Sidney Chambers & the Shadow of Death After seeing the TV series after 5 seasons, I thought I'd give the nov...
by princess garnet
Thu July 23rd, 2020, 8:54 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Grantchester (US broadcast)
Replies: 31
Views: 2882

Re: Grantchester (US broadcast)

The "Grantchester" show writers talk about the 5th season finale:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEZ67WdXpR8
For those who are "Masterpiece Studio" podcast listeners, this exclusive video short takes place during the 2nd half of the episode.
by princess garnet
Tue July 21st, 2020, 2:10 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Grantchester (US broadcast)
Replies: 31
Views: 2882

Re: Grantchester (US broadcast)

The 5th season is a wrap here in the US! The finale was last night. Here's a look ahead at 6th season: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/specialfeatures/grantchester-season-6-news/ Meet the directors during the season: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/specialfeatures/directing-grantchester/
by princess garnet
Mon July 20th, 2020, 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 522

Re: What Are You Reading? July 2020

A Gilded Lady by Elizabeth Camden
The new and #2 installment in the "Hope & Glory" series. Set in 1900 DC, Caroline Delacroix is secretary to First Lady Ida McKinley.
by princess garnet
Thu July 9th, 2020, 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 522

Re: What Are You Reading? July 2020

Starting Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters by Jennifer Chiaverini
The story of Mary Todd Lincoln and her sisters. Mary's life in the White House and some of the years after that was covered in Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker (2013) so I look forward to reading this new novel.
by princess garnet
Fri July 3rd, 2020, 8:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? July 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 522

What Are You Reading? July 2020

Hope your summer is going all right!

Starting a Victorian mystery series by Karen Odden from the library. These are the two novels out so far:
A Dangerous Duet
A Trace of Deceit
by princess garnet
Fri June 26th, 2020, 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? June 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Re: What are you reading? June 2020

Binge reading the "Nine Realms" series by Sarah Kozloff from the library
I've already read the 1st installment A Queen in Hiding and glad to have the rest of the series all together.
by princess garnet
Mon June 22nd, 2020, 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading? June 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 286

Re: What are you reading? June 2020

Finished: Katheryn Howard: the Tainted Queen by Alison Weir The latest and #5 installment of the "6 Tudor Queens" series Current read: Miss Austen by Gill Hornby New novel about Cassandra Austen, Jane's older sister. The story opens with Cassandra visiting an old family friend in 1840. A comparable ...

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