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by Brenna
Fri July 30th, 2010, 7:55 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2010
Topic: Brenna's 2010 Reading List
Replies: 21
Views: 3530

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
by Brenna
Thu July 29th, 2010, 6:46 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Book Shopping Today (2010 edition)
Replies: 1411
Views: 71964

My momma brought up my grandmother's copies of the Into the Wilderness series. Just in time for the August Book of the Month. Very excited to start this series, after I finish The Thirteenth Tale.
by Brenna
Thu July 29th, 2010, 6:43 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10764

[quote=""EC2""]Trust me C.W. you don't want to. I thought it was okay-ish the first time around. Then I read it for a group read 10 years later and :eek: :eek: I expect I'd have a similar response if I tried to read Kathleen Woodiwiss now when I couldn't keep away from her novels in my late teens.[/...
by Brenna
Thu July 29th, 2010, 6:40 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2010: What are you reading?
Replies: 295
Views: 19779

[quote=""LoobyG""]About 100 pages in reading 'Nefertiti' by Michelle Moran. I've also got Mistress of Rome on my TBR pile so glad to hear it's good :) [/quote] I loved, loved, loved Michelle Moran's books. All three of them! I thought the Mistress of Rome was interesting, but difficult to get into a...
by Brenna
Tue July 27th, 2010, 10:38 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Pillars of the Earth on Starz
Replies: 97
Views: 10764

I hadn't read the novel and even though I know the era quite well, I found myself confused. Mr. Follet seems to have gotten some of the major facts wrong. Otherwise, I think the series got off to a good start, if a bit slow. I don't have Starz but my father-in-law does and has offered to record it f...
by Brenna
Tue July 27th, 2010, 5:18 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2010: What are you reading?
Replies: 295
Views: 19779

I've decided to take a break from the Jack Whyte series-for reasons listed earlier. I started "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield last night. So far so good.
by Brenna
Mon July 26th, 2010, 7:41 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2010
Topic: Brenna's 2010 Reading List
Replies: 21
Views: 3530

Brenna's 2010 Reading List

Pauline Gredge- Child of Morning Michelle Moran- Nefertiti, Cleopatra's Daughter, The Heretic Queen Elizabeth George-Memoirs of Cleopatra Brian Wainwright-Within the Fetterlock Donna Woolfolk Cross-Pope Joan Susan Higginbotham-The Traitor's Wife and Hugh and Bess Edith Pargeter-Brothers of Gwynedd J...
by Brenna
Sun July 25th, 2010, 1:01 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2010: What are you reading?
Replies: 295
Views: 19779

[quote=""annis""]It's often a good idea to break up a long series of novels in my experience, or you develop "burn-out" and lose interest.[/quote]

That is an excellent point! I do have many books waiting for me. A ton more since joining this online forum. :D
by Brenna
Sat July 24th, 2010, 5:48 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2010: What are you reading?
Replies: 295
Views: 19779

[quote=""Tanzanite""]I finished the last one recently and although I enjoyed the first two books, I thought most of them went downhill from there.[/quote]

Hmmmmm..perhaps I should take a break after the 2nd book then and start on the other 20 books I have on my TBR pile.
by Brenna
Fri July 23rd, 2010, 2:36 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: July 2010: What are you reading?
Replies: 295
Views: 19779

Almost halfway through "The Singing Sword" the second in Jack Whyte's King Arthur series. 2 down..7 more to go!

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