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What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

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princess garnet
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What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

Post by princess garnet » Sun September 1st, 2019, 7:40 pm

New thread for the month!
The Library Book by Susan Orlean (NF)

It's being adapted for TV: https://womenandhollywood.com/susan-orl ... ed-for-tv/

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

Post by Vanessa » Tue September 3rd, 2019, 1:14 pm

I’m reading The Drowned Woman by Terry Lynn Thomas, the third in the Sarah Bennett supernatural mystery series. I’m also reading The Museum or Broken Promises by Elizabeth Buchan via the Pigeonhole app, some of which is set in Prague during the Cold War.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

Post by princess garnet » Mon September 9th, 2019, 8:12 pm

The Devil's Slave by Tracy Borman
The new and 2nd installment in the Frances Gorge trilogy.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

Post by Vanessa » Tue September 10th, 2019, 9:58 pm

I’ve just finished A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier which I read via the Pigeonhole app. A lovely thoughtful story set during the 1930s about broderers and bellringers. I’ve just started Bone China by Laura Purcell, a gothic tale set in Cornwall.

I’m also reading Becoming by Michelle Obama for my f2f book club. I don’t normally read celebrity biographies so I’m definitely being taken out of my comfort zone! It’s not something I would choose to read myself but I’m finding it quite interesting.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Temptation of Forgiveness" by Donna Leon & "The Stone Circle" by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

Post by Madeleine » Fri September 13th, 2019, 8:38 am

I've just started "The Stone Circle" by Elly Griffiths, latest on the Ruth Galloway mystery series set in Norfolk.
Currently reading "The Temptation of Forgiveness" by Donna Leon & "The Stone Circle" by Elly Griffiths

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