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Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman

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rebecca
Compulsive Reader

Postby rebecca » Sat October 8th, 2011, 1:41 am

LOL Misfit :p you crack me up...So grab your tissues and weep profusely(it must be profusely!) :D with me as I wait and wait and wait and.....You get my drift :D waaaaaaaaaaaaaa :( :p

Bec PS Love the pic :D

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sat October 8th, 2011, 2:16 am

"rebecca" wrote:LOL Misfit :p you crack me up...So grab your tissues and weep profusely(it must be profusely!) :D with me as I wait and wait and wait and.....You get my drift :D waaaaaaaaaaaaaa :( :p

Bec PS Love the pic :D


Hehe, just google images for pity party and what results you get. This was me waiting (im)patiently for the latest Chadwick,

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At home with a good book and the cat...
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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Sat October 8th, 2011, 7:18 pm

I am having a wonderful time with this one, and trying to both stretch it out, and to find out what happens next. I love how Penman is handling Berengaria and Joanna here, it's a real delight to see both of these ladies getting attention.

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Susan
Bibliomaniac
Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Sat October 8th, 2011, 7:31 pm

I don't have my copy yet. Sharon is going to be at a nearby Barnes and Nobles next Saturday so I will get a signed copy then. When I bought my Kindle, I vowed that I would buy hardcovers of Sharon's books to add to my collection. I have either signed books or bookplates for all her books.
~Susan~
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Sintra
Reader
Location: Moscow, Russia

Postby Sintra » Sat October 8th, 2011, 7:40 pm

I am ordering a copy as soon as possible (i'm currently in the middle of Devil's Brood - i postponed the pleasure of reading it till Lionheart comes out).

I just wanted to ask if there's John (the Prince John one) in this. I looove John but reviews don't mention him, so i was wondering :)

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Brenna
Bibliophile
Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Sat October 8th, 2011, 9:19 pm

"Sintra" wrote:I am ordering a copy as soon as possible (i'm currently in the middle of Devil's Brood - i postponed the pleasure of reading it till Lionheart comes out).

I just wanted to ask if there's John (the Prince John one) in this. I looove John but reviews don't mention him, so i was wondering :)


Oh he is in there! No worries on that front!

Berengaria and Richard just got into their first tiff and Joanna has found new respect for her. Loving this storyline so far!
Brenna

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boswellbaxter
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Location: North Carolina
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Postby boswellbaxter » Sun October 9th, 2011, 1:03 am

I was looking at this at Barnes and Noble today. I was in the unfortunate situation of having too many books I wanted to buy and a sick car, but I may break down and buy this on Kindle over the weekend. I'm really eager to see how Penman handles Berengaria, whom I confess to much preferring over her mother-in-law.
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rebecca
Compulsive Reader

Postby rebecca » Sun October 9th, 2011, 2:15 am

LOL Misfit glad to know you feel my pain :p :D

I am catching glimpses of the book by what others are writing and now I want it even more! *stamps my foot*.....

Sintra--"I just wanted to ask if there's John (the Prince John one) in this. I looove John...."

I was hoping that SKP would include John(he is such a good baddie in a bad kind of way--if you get my drift :p ). Can't wait till my copy arrives.

Bec :)

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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Sun October 9th, 2011, 6:51 am

The more that I have read of this book, the more that I like it. When I did the eastern Med cruise a few years back, one of the stops we made was at Haifa/Mt. Carmel, and I was instantly taken back there when I read about Richard's march south from Acre. However, I do think that Mt. Carmel is much closer to the sea than how it is placed in the story.

Does anyone know what the modern name/location for Acre is?

And does anyone have any thoughts as to what Arnaldia could be? I'm thinking that it could be along the lines of a hantavirus being the location and all that.

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Sintra
Reader
Location: Moscow, Russia

Postby Sintra » Sun October 9th, 2011, 8:31 am

"Brenna" wrote:Oh he is in there! No worries on that front!


Oh, that's great news! I will order my copy ASAP, but it will take at least three weeks for me to get it =(
Can't wait!

"rebecca" wrote:
I was hoping that SKP would include John(he is such a good baddie in a bad kind of way--if you get my drift :p ). Can't wait till my copy arrives.


I totally get your drift :)
I'm actually kind of a John fangirl - i love it how he is so complex and flawed and awesome =)


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