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What are you reading in April?

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

What are you reading in April?

Postby Misfit » Sun April 1st, 2018, 11:50 pm

Not HF and a bit political, so I won't name it (hint, author one's last name is Isikoff.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon April 2nd, 2018, 1:32 am

Still up to my eyebrows in research books. But I noticed that they finally digitized Elswyth Thane's Williamsburg series, so I am also enjoying Dawn's Early Light.

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby Ludmilla » Mon April 2nd, 2018, 11:01 am

After watching and enjoying the first two seasons of The Last Kingdom on Netflix, I’ve started re-reading Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Stories from the very beginning. I had only read up to book five years ago, so I hope to catch up on all the later ones.

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby Vanessa » Mon April 2nd, 2018, 11:02 am

Hidden Lives by Judith Lennox.
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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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby princess garnet » Mon April 2nd, 2018, 8:22 pm

All My Tomorrows by Karen Witemeyer et al.
A collection of historical romance novellas by three authors available in print for the 1st time.

Finished: At Home at Highclere by the Countess of Carnarvon (NF)

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Trail through Time by Jodi Taylor & Angel by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby Madeleine » Tue April 3rd, 2018, 8:37 am

Just started "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman, and still enjoying "The Shadowy Horses" by Susanna Kearsley.
Currently reading "A Trail through Time" by Jodi Taylor & "Angel" by L J Ross

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby Vanessa » Sat April 7th, 2018, 8:51 pm

The Loving Husband by Christobel Kent
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
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Trail through Time by Jodi Taylor & Angel by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby Madeleine » Sun April 8th, 2018, 3:32 pm

Just started Poldark number 9 "The Miller's Dance".
Currently reading "A Trail through Time" by Jodi Taylor & "Angel" by L J Ross

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby Vanessa » Fri April 13th, 2018, 8:10 am

Just started Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.
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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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Re: What are you reading in April?

Postby princess garnet » Fri April 13th, 2018, 8:20 pm

Finished Sovereign Ladies by Maureen Waller (NF)
A collective historical biography of England's 6 Queens Regnant.


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