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Book Shopping Today: 2013 Edition

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Book Shopping Today: 2013 Edition

Post by boswellbaxter » Tue January 1st, 2013, 3:41 pm

New year, new book shopping thread!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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Post by Misfit » Tue January 1st, 2013, 4:11 pm

I hit the thrift store yesterday with some interesting finds, two are older versions of books I'd picked up as kindle freebies :o

Anyone ever heard of Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson? Sounds interesting, but the font size is terrifying.

I also picked up a book by the other Elizabeth Chadwick. ;)
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Post by Vanessa » Wed January 2nd, 2013, 1:39 pm

I've won a copy of The Queen's Gambit by Elizabeth Fremantle to read and review via Lovereading.co.uk
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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Post by Madeleine » Thu January 3rd, 2013, 9:58 am

I've ordered "The Winter King" by Bernard Cornwell.
Currently reading: "The Twisted Sword" by Winston Graham

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Post by emr » Thu January 3rd, 2013, 4:58 pm

Found and bought a cheap copy of Crime Through Time, an anthology of historical mystery short stories because I want to read Kate Ross' "The Lullaby Cheat" from her Julian Krestel series.
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Post by annis » Thu January 3rd, 2013, 5:22 pm

The Sagas of the Icelanders, following a New Year's rez to finally tackle the originals :)

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Post by Nefret » Fri January 4th, 2013, 4:10 am

From the library...

Heretic by Bernard Cornwell
Sword Song by Bernard Cornwell
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"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by Lisa » Fri January 4th, 2013, 10:08 am

My long-awaited paperback copy of SKP's Lionheart arrived yesterday. I'm not sure what I think of the cover artwork though, I think I prefer the HB and the US versions:

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It really stands out next to the others on my bookshelf!

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Post by Madeleine » Fri January 4th, 2013, 10:37 am

Just ordered No Such Thing as Immortality by Sarah Tranter (UF).
Currently reading: "The Twisted Sword" by Winston Graham

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Post by Brenna » Fri January 4th, 2013, 1:30 pm

[quote=""Lady of Bennachie""]My long-awaited paperback copy of SKP's Lionheart arrived yesterday. I'm not sure what I think of the cover artwork though, I think I prefer the HB and the US versions:

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It really stands out next to the others on my bookshelf!

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I love your collection!!! Way more festive than mine and way cooler!
Brenna

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