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Poll: November/December 2011 Book of the Month

What Should Be Our November/December BOTM?

Poll ended at Sun September 18th, 2011, 4:25 pm

Lady of the English by Elizabeth Chadwick
9
64%
The Darling Strumpet by Gillian Bagwell
5
36%
 
Total votes: 14

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boswellbaxter
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Poll: November/December 2011 Book of the Month

Postby boswellbaxter » Tue September 13th, 2011, 4:24 pm

Voting closes September 18. Because a lot of members will likely be busy in December, we'll extend this read through the end of the year and pick up with the BOTM again in January.
Susan Higginbotham
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue September 13th, 2011, 4:39 pm

I tried to read "Darling Strumpet" and couldn't get into it but I'm planning to read "Lady of the English" and it'll be my first Chadwick book when I do :)

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Amanda
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Postby Amanda » Tue September 13th, 2011, 10:07 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:..........and it'll be my first Chadwick book when I do :)

SM


Seriously!!!!!?????? How has that been allowed to happen!!!! Mind you I haven't read Pride and Prejudice yet......

You decided my vote...

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Tue September 13th, 2011, 10:28 pm

Over at Paperbackswap they would say you were very much in need of deflowering.
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Susan
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Postby Susan » Tue September 13th, 2011, 10:29 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:I tried to read "Darling Strumpet" and couldn't get into it but I'm planning to read "Lady of the English" and it'll be my first Chadwick book when I do :)

SM


Glad to see you back posting!!! I'm going to order Lady of the English for my Kindle. I'm sure you will love EC's books. I bought a bunch of them on a trip to London before they were readily available in the US.
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed September 14th, 2011, 1:57 am

Oh, so I've been negligent in my reading of EC's books, but maybe this will change all that and I'll want to read more, we'll see. So go easy on me :D

Susan: Thanks!

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Brenna
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Postby Brenna » Wed September 14th, 2011, 12:59 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Oh, so I've been negligent in my reading of EC's books, but maybe this will change all that and I'll want to read more, we'll see. So go easy on me :D
SM


A Chadwick virgin! Well it will be great to hear your perspective SM. Super glad you are back to posting regularly. Hopefully you are feeling better!!
Brenna

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Vanessa
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Postby Vanessa » Wed September 14th, 2011, 4:45 pm

I want to read both of them as I have both of them!! :rolleyes: :D
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed September 14th, 2011, 5:31 pm

"Brenna" wrote:A Chadwick virgin! Well it will be great to hear your perspective SM. Super glad you are back to posting regularly. Hopefully you are feeling better!!


Giggles! Thanks! The nose is still a little tender but getting better!

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Postby boswellbaxter » Fri September 23rd, 2011, 4:56 pm

The winner is Lady of the English.

This is the last BOTM we're going to be doing, at least for a while. We're going to try something different in 2012. See the details here.
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