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What Are You Reading? August 2022

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What Are You Reading? August 2022

Post by princess garnet » Tue August 2nd, 2022, 4:40 pm

New calendar month! Share your reads.
Rivals by Katharine McGee (YA)
New and #3 installment in the "American Royals" series.

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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? August 2022

Post by Vanessa » Fri August 5th, 2022, 12:36 pm

I’m reading The Birdcage by Eva Chase, a dual timeline Gothic mystery set in Cornwall.

I’m also reading via Pigeonhole The Secrets of Saint Madeleine by Tilly Bagshawe, a family saga set in France beginning in the 1920s.
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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Preferred HF: I like a series the best - more to look forward to after one book ends. Masters of Rome, The Century Trilogy, & the Outlander series are some of my favorites.
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Re: What Are You Reading? August 2022

Post by red805 » Fri August 5th, 2022, 10:35 pm

Still listening to War & Remembrance by Herman Wouk. Almost halfway through! Only 30 more hours to go. :o Extremely interesting on so many aspects of WWII, although of course the writing is sometimes different than what would be acceptable today.

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