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by DebB
Mon February 6th, 2012, 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What were your favorite reads of 2011?
Replies: 29
Views: 2673

As usual, I'm late to the party but my top reads of 2011: Historical Fiction The Count of Monte Cristo by Dumas (unabridged translation by Buss) The Heaven Tree Trilogy by Pargeter The Far Pavilions by Kaye Aztec by Jennings Lionheart by Penman A Place Beyond Courage by Chadwick To Defy a King by Ch...
by DebB
Mon February 6th, 2012, 7:24 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2011
Topic: Deb's 2011 Reading Log
Replies: 5
Views: 12760

October My Reading Life - Conroy (5) Pirate King - King (3) Heads You Lose - Lutz (3) Madame Tussaud - Moran (4) Without Fail - Child audio (4) Lionheart - Penman (4.5) Major Pettigrew's Last Stand - Simonson (4) The Dark Enquiry - Raybourn (4) Unbroken - Hillenbrand (5) audio November The Marsh Ki...
by DebB
Sun October 2nd, 2011, 11:40 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2011
Topic: Deb's 2011 Reading Log
Replies: 5
Views: 12760

September (only 2 books -- but they were both long -- 1000+ pp -- and both excellent)

The Far Pavilions - Kaye (5)
Aztec - Jennings (5)
by DebB
Thu September 1st, 2011, 11:56 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2011
Topic: Deb's 2011 Reading Log
Replies: 5
Views: 12760

July Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Larsson (4.5) audio In the Plex - Levy (4) Smokin' Seventeen - Evanovich (2) The Moonstone - Collins (3) The Long Night:William Shirer and the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich - Wick (3.5) Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter - Franklin (4.5) Mr. Timothy - Bayard ...
by DebB
Mon July 4th, 2011, 8:37 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2011
Topic: Deb's 2011 Reading Log
Replies: 5
Views: 12760

May The Demon Parchment - Westerson (4) Love Songs from a Shallow Grave - Cotterill (4) The Merry Misogynist - Cotterill (4) Serpent in the Thorns - Westerson (4) Veil of Lies - Westerson (4) Little Bee - Cleave (3) Heaven Tree Trilogy - Pargeter (5+) Zeitoun - Eggers (4) The Invisible Wall - Berns...
by DebB
Fri May 13th, 2011, 5:22 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading? May 2011
Replies: 216
Views: 16097

[quote=""Berengaria""]I'm throughly enjoying Smith's Queen by Right about Cecily Neville. I like to read it in bed, when everything is nice and quiet. However, I've been losing sleep time, because I'm saying to myself "Just one more chapter! :D [/quote] Yep -- that's me right now with Pargeter's Hea...
by DebB
Tue May 10th, 2011, 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1456
Views: 99191

In my car, I'm in late 19th c. Egypt with Amelia Peabody when she first encounters Emerson (Peters' Crocodile on the Sandbank).

At home, I'm on the Welsh/English border with Harry Talvace in the early 13th c. (Pargeter's Heaven Tree Trilogy).
by DebB
Sat May 7th, 2011, 7:18 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Amazon Antics
Replies: 85
Views: 5003

[quote=""Misfit""]Amazon says I have 67 fans, but I have no idea who they might be....[/quote]

Hey -- I'm a fan -- though I don't know if I'm officially counted as one. :)
by DebB
Sun May 1st, 2011, 9:00 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2011
Topic: Deb's 2011 Reading Log
Replies: 5
Views: 12760

April A Murderous Procession - Franklin (4) Grave Goods - Franklin (4) The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears - Mengistu (3.5) Alice I Have Been - Benjamin (4.5) Sarah's Key - de Rosnay (3.5) The Forgotten Garden - Morton (5) Disco for the Departed - Cotterill (4) The Kitchen House - Grissom (5) Th...
by DebB
Wed April 6th, 2011, 10:14 pm
Forum: Elizabeth Chadwick
Topic: To Defy a King
Replies: 56
Views: 7484

Ok -- I know I'm a little late to the party (story of my life), but congrats to EC on the RNA award. Having read four Chadwick books in the past six weeks (with my goal to have read all of them by the end of the year), I have to say thanks for hours of enjoyable, engaging, and enlightening reading. ...

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