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What Are You Reading February 2020?

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What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by princess garnet » Sat February 1st, 2020, 4:24 pm

Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A young American boy, Cedric Errol, is told that he's his British grandfather's heir and must go live with him.
I seen had this kid's novel years ago but never read it. The edition that I'm reading from the library is Everyman's Children's Classics with the original color illustrations (on plates) and pen & ink drawings.

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Vanessa
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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
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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by Vanessa » Mon February 3rd, 2020, 10:48 am

I’ve just started The Familiars by Stacey Halls, a story based around the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612.
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
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Currently reading: "Hidden" by Linda Gillard
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by Madeleine » Mon February 3rd, 2020, 11:25 am

I've got that on mount tbr, her new book looks good too.
Currently reading: "Hidden" by Linda Gillard

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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by ellisael » Wed February 5th, 2020, 11:07 am

I am reading three books this time. One historical fiction is by this obscure writer called Gayathri Prabhu.
It is called Vikram and Vetaal, a friend of mine got it from India- it is really interesting because she has managed to mould these old folktales and also make the ones who have written about it before her characters in the story. Very wonderfully done. I am also reading some books on Nutrition in a quest to keep up my resolution for my year.

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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by Madeleine » Thu February 6th, 2020, 10:51 am

Just started "Dear Mrs Bird" by A J Pearce, about a young woman who takes a job on a London paper during WW2.
Currently reading: "Hidden" by Linda Gillard

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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by princess garnet » Thu February 6th, 2020, 4:26 pm

The Secret Chapter by Genevieve Cogman
The latest and #6 in "The Invisible Library" series. There's an announcement for The Dark Archive later this year at the end of the novel.

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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by princess garnet » Thu February 13th, 2020, 7:41 pm

Veiled in Smoke by Jocelyn Green
The 1st installment in a new series "The Windy City Saga" set in old Chicago. This novel takes place during the Great Fire of 1871.

The author provides an early peek at the next novel in the series on her blog:
https://www.jocelyngreen.com/2019/10/08 ... in-chicago

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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by Nefret » Wed February 19th, 2020, 12:18 am

I started re-reading Peony in Love by Lisa See.
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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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by Madeleine » Wed February 19th, 2020, 9:49 am

I've just started a bit of Southern Gothic - ""Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.
Currently reading: "Hidden" by Linda Gillard

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Re: What Are You Reading February 2020?

Post by red805 » Fri February 21st, 2020, 8:13 pm

Re-listening to the 3rd book in Ken Follett's Century trilogy - Edge of Eternity. I like the first & second books better, but still a good one.

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