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June 2009: What Are You Reading?

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Alaric
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Post by Alaric » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 12:47 pm

"Bones of the Hills," by Conn Iggulden.

Starting it tomorrow, though. I've just read about 300 pages in about three days days.

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Post by Kasthu » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 4:15 pm

[quote=""Ariadne""]I'm about 100 pages into Sarah Dunant's Sacred Hearts, set in a convent in late 16th-century Ferrara. I started it on the plane coming back home from NYC.[/quote]

Oooh! Jealousy flares. I requested an ARC from the publisher about a month ago, but I may have to wait until it actually comes out. I've really enjoyed Dunant's previous novels.

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Post by Ash » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 11:01 pm

Reading ECs Lord of White Castle; about half way through, liking it quite a bit. Hope that my copy of Time of Singing shows up in my mail box when I get home next week!

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Post by LoveHistory » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 11:40 pm

Come to the Bower by J.Y. Bryan. Too early to tell if I like it at this point.

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Post by Ariadne » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 2:34 am

Dunant hasn't really surprised me with the storyline so far, but I like the historical atmosphere she's created. I paid the price for trying to read it in the car on the way back from the airport yesterday - ended up with a headache. I should have known better. (No, I wasn't driving!)

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Post by Telynor » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 4:20 am

Reading David Starkey's Henry: Virtuous Prince. So far, very interesing, very informative, and very different than what I was expecting! Anyone who does Tudor should take this one in. While Starkey does get a bit pompous and pendantic in spots, he still can dish up a good story. And it seems that he married Catherine of Aragon not just once, but twice...

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Post by Amanda » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 7:07 am

[quote=""Telynor""]Reading David Starkey's Henry: Virtuous Prince. So far, very interesing, very informative, and very different than what I was expecting! Anyone who does Tudor should take this one in. While Starkey does get a bit pompous and pendantic in spots, he still can dish up a good story. And it seems that he married Catherine of Aragon not just once, but twice...[/quote]

I just received this book yesterday! It looks very interesting.

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 10:02 am

Just started "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier.

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Post by diamondlil » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 10:31 am

I haven't read any HF for ages, and I don't see that really changing all that soon.

At the moment I am still reading In the Woods by Tana French and Why Shoot the Butler? by Georgette Heyer as well as To Beguile a Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt.
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Post by leehow » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 1:31 pm

Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin

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