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by Ariadne
Mon March 12th, 2012, 10:14 pm
Forum: Ask Your Fellow Readers
Topic: Same book?
Replies: 10
Views: 1440

FWIW The Forest Laird was the original Canadian title, from 2010. Rebel isn't terribly descriptive, although from the cover & subtitle you can guess who it's about.

I have a copy of the US edition and will be reviewing it, though need to take a break first and read something that's not 450+ pages!
by Ariadne
Sat February 11th, 2012, 6:26 pm
Forum: What's This Book About?
Topic: Ever Heard of This Book?
Replies: 105
Views: 13098

[quote=""Tanzanite""]Is this the same trilogy that includes Watson's Mistress to the Valois and The Wolf and the Unicorn or is it another one entirely? I've read the first one - it wasn't quite what I was expecting it to be about but it was OK.[/quote] Yup, that's the one. The heroine is named Genti...
by Ariadne
Sat February 11th, 2012, 1:51 pm
Forum: What's This Book About?
Topic: Ever Heard of This Book?
Replies: 105
Views: 13098

Just popped in here and saw your query, BB. It's about a fictional mistress of one of the Valois kings of France, 2nd in a trilogy. The author, real name Julia Hamilton, died in the early '90s. I can't find my copy (it's probably buried) but this is what one of my reference books has.
by Ariadne
Thu October 27th, 2011, 4:10 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading October 2011?
Replies: 185
Views: 14734

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's books (her name goes in that order :) ) are vampire novels for people who think they dislike vampire novels. Like, um, me. I read her most recent book, An Embarrassment of Riches, purely because of the unusual setting - 13th-c Bohemia - and really enjoyed it.
by Ariadne
Wed October 26th, 2011, 1:05 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading October 2011?
Replies: 185
Views: 14734

Moloka'i is one of my favorite novels. Enjoy!

I'm reading Sarah Kernochan's Jane Was Here... a time-slip thriller set in modern-day and early 19th century Massachusetts.
by Ariadne
Tue October 25th, 2011, 10:50 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley
Replies: 8
Views: 1510

My copy arrived today. I've heard from others that Winter Sea is a better novel - that was my favorite of her so far, too - but I'm sure it will still be better than most other books I'd happen to pick up.
by Ariadne
Tue October 25th, 2011, 10:45 pm
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Happy Birthday Ariadne!
Replies: 19
Views: 2676

Margaret's review is another reason I wanted to get it. My copy arrived today along with the other books on my list. I love real bookstores, but Amazon Prime is really nice, too.
by Ariadne
Mon October 24th, 2011, 6:48 pm
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Happy Birthday Ariadne!
Replies: 19
Views: 2676

[quote=""Brenna""]Happy Birthday two days late :-( . I usually take the weekends off from the internet since I'm on here ALL the time during the week. Sounds like a great haul. Let me know what you think of Wildflower Hill. I read it a few weeks ago and wasn't completely absorbed as I had hoped to b...
by Ariadne
Mon October 24th, 2011, 12:21 am
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Happy Birthday Ariadne!
Replies: 19
Views: 2676

Thank you both :)
by Ariadne
Sat October 22nd, 2011, 6:17 pm
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Happy Birthday Ariadne!
Replies: 19
Views: 2676

Thanks so much, Faith! So far I've picked out four to get: - Alice Hoffman's The Dovekeepers (which Sharon reviewed so positively on her blog, and which got a review in the NYT this weekend that seemed undeservedly cranky. I can't believe the book is that horrible, and the reviewer didn't provide en...

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