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What Are You Reading? May 2021

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princess garnet
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What Are You Reading? May 2021

Post by princess garnet » Sun May 2nd, 2021, 1:04 am

What's on your reading pile this month?

The Prince of Spies by Elizabeth Camden
New and finale in the "Hope and Glory" trilogy. It's set in early 20th century DC so I enjoy the local touch.

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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!
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Re: What Are You Reading? May 2021

Post by Vanessa » Mon May 3rd, 2021, 3:33 pm

I’m reading The London No:1 Dog Walking Agency by Kate MacDougall. I acquired it via Readers First as a book to review. I thought it was fiction but it is, in fact non-fiction! Self explanatory what it’s about.

I’m also reading Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner via Pigeonhole, a contemporary psychological thriller.
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: "Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
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Re: What Are You Reading? May 2021

Post by Madeleine » Tue May 4th, 2021, 8:35 am

"Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory, the first in her new trilogy, set during the English Civil War.
Currently reading: "Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory

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Re: What Are You Reading? May 2021

Post by princess garnet » Wed May 5th, 2021, 1:55 am

Madeleine wrote:
Tue May 4th, 2021, 8:35 am
"Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory, the first in her new trilogy, set during the English Civil War.
The sequel Dark Tides released in Nov. 2020.

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Re: What Are You Reading? May 2021

Post by Madeleine » Thu May 6th, 2021, 10:10 am

Yep, pb due out next month in the UK.
Currently reading: "Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory

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Re: What Are You Reading? May 2021

Post by princess garnet » Yesterday, 9:02 pm

The Steel Beneath the Silk by Patricia Bracewell
The #3 and finale in the "Emma of Normandy" trilogy.
I didn't realize the new novel had finally released in March! It's been 6 years since the second book The Price of Blood.
Also, the author switched publishers so the novel has a different paper texture and thinner cover.

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