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What are you reading? May 2012

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What are you reading? May 2012

Post by emr » Wed May 2nd, 2012, 11:09 am

Time flies....

The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley
"So many books, so little time."
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Post by fljustice » Wed May 2nd, 2012, 4:15 pm

About a quarter through a NF ARC The Kings' Mistresses by Elizabeth C. Goldsmith. Fascinating!
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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed May 2nd, 2012, 4:47 pm

Thanks for starting this one, EMR! I was too busy dancing around my mental Maypole. :p
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Post by Nefret » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 1:29 am

I was dancing around a mental maypole as well. :D

Anyway... just started Beauty and the Werewolf by Mercedes Lackey
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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Post by Susan » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 1:34 am

Can't believe it's already May! I'm still reading The Forever Queen by Helen Hollick.
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Post by annis » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 2:40 am

Currntly reading Worlds Apart by William V Crockett. I'd seen this around but made the mistake of taking a book by its cover and thought it looked like a cheesy historical romance. I decided to give it a go when someone else recommended it, and am enjoying it. Set in the reign of Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius (builder of the Antonine Wall in Scotland), it's the story of the clash between two very different cultures - Rome and the Celts of southern Scotland- and how it affects particular people from both sides of the divide.

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Post by rebecca » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 3:16 am

Just started The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb. I'm enjoying it.

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Post by SCW » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 9:59 am

Halfway through Daughters of the Grail by Elizabeth Chadwick (all about the persecution of the Cathars) Amazing how a father and son (Simon De Montfort) can be perceived so differently

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Post by Misfit » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 12:12 pm

[quote=""SCW""]Halfway through Daughters of the Grail by Elizabeth Chadwick (all about the persecution of the Cathars) Amazing how a father and son (Simon De Montfort) can be perceived so differently[/quote]

Isn't it though? Here's an interesting website for info and books on the Cathars, http://cathar.info/
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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu May 3rd, 2012, 12:39 pm

I'm reading an ARC of Juliet Grey's second novel on Marie Antoinette for review for the HNS. Enjoying it so far.
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