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What are you reading in May 2018?

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Toymaker by Robert Dinsdale & Angel by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What are you reading in May 2018?

Postby Madeleine » Thu May 24th, 2018, 2:39 pm

I've just started a novella in the Rivers of London series, "The Furthest Station" by Ben Aaronovitch, set on the Tube line which I use! It's only just over 100 pages long though.
Currently reading "The Toymaker" by Robert Dinsdale & "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 May 2018?

Postby Vanessa » Sun May 27th, 2018, 12:50 pm

I'm reading The Witches of New York by Ami Mckay. It's set in the late 19thC and I think it's going to be a fun read! :)
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: The Toymaker by Robert Dinsdale & Angel by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What are you reading in May 2018?

Postby Madeleine » Wed May 30th, 2018, 8:30 am

I've just started "The Music Shop" by Rachel Joyce. So far it's a bit like a cross between "High Fidelity" and "Chocolat".
Currently reading "The Toymaker" by Robert Dinsdale & "Angel" by L J Ross

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Re: What are you reading in May 2018?

Postby Nefret » Thu May 31st, 2018, 12:58 am

I'm re-reading A Game of Thrones by G.R.R. Martin, and I just started The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman.
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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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Re: What are you reading in May 2018?

Postby princess garnet » Thu May 31st, 2018, 7:04 pm

Enjoying The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables by Catherine Reid (NF)


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