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by sweetpotatoboy
Thu April 23rd, 2015, 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: April 2015 what are you reading?
Replies: 56
Views: 5919

I'm near the beginning of two books: the novel "The Miniaturist" by Jessie Burton and a non-fiction "The Great Survivors: How Monarchy Made It Into the Twenty-First Century" by Peter Conradi.
by sweetpotatoboy
Mon April 13th, 2015, 8:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: April 2015 what are you reading?
Replies: 56
Views: 5919

Put aside one book to start "The Lie" by Helen Dunmore for my book group in a week's time.
by sweetpotatoboy
Mon April 6th, 2015, 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: April 2015 what are you reading?
Replies: 56
Views: 5919

Still reading "Isabel" by Javier Olivares. It's good but a bit plodding.
Pretty long so I'll need to put it aside soon to read "The Lie" by Helen Dunmore for my book group.
by sweetpotatoboy
Thu April 2nd, 2015, 1:08 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2015
Topic: Justin's 2015 Reads
Replies: 8
Views: 2836

8. Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1) by Winston Graham (HF) - 4/5 9. Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages by Guy Deutscher (non-fiction) - 4/5 10. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (cont. fiction) - 4/5 11. La Reine Etranglée (Les Rois Maudits, #2) (...
by sweetpotatoboy
Tue March 31st, 2015, 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March 2015: What are you reading?
Replies: 91
Views: 6787

Was on a flight yesterday. Read and finished "La Reine Etranglée" by Maurice Druon, the second in the Les Rois Maudits series. It was okay - I'm not as wowed by this series as I thought I'd be, but they're readable enough. I have started "Isabel" by Javier Olivares. This is a novelisation of the fir...
by sweetpotatoboy
Tue March 31st, 2015, 8:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March 2015: What are you reading?
Replies: 91
Views: 6787

[quote=""LadyB""]Last night I started The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley. I haven't seen the TV adaptation, no doubt it'll be added to my to-watch list when I'm done.[/quote] Yes, I saw the TV series when it was broadcast the first time and it led me to read many Mary Wesley books after that and I enj...
by sweetpotatoboy
Thu March 12th, 2015, 5:25 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2015
Topic: Justin's 2015 Reads
Replies: 8
Views: 2836

Justin's 2015 Reads

1. A Name in Blood by Matt Rees (HF; re-read) - 4.5/5 2. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin (fantasy) - 4/5 3. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Fowler (cont. fict) - 2/5 4. The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson (HF) - 3/5 5. The Court of the Midnight King by Freda Warrin...
by sweetpotatoboy
Thu March 12th, 2015, 5:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: March 2015: What are you reading?
Replies: 91
Views: 6787

I'm halfway through Ross Poldark by Winston Graham.
by sweetpotatoboy
Sat February 21st, 2015, 5:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: February 2015: What are you reading?
Replies: 44
Views: 4580

[quote=""sweetpotatoboy""] The Court of the Midnight King by Freda Warrington. Richard III novel with fantastical elements.[/quote] Two or three people expressed potential interest in this book. I finished it in the early hours this morning. Without giving too much away about it, overall I really en...
by sweetpotatoboy
Wed February 11th, 2015, 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: February 2015: What are you reading?
Replies: 44
Views: 4580

The Court of the Midnight King by Freda Warrington. Richard III novel with fantastical elements.

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