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robinbird79
Avid Reader
Location: Georgia

Postby robinbird79 » Wed October 7th, 2009, 5:32 pm

Just picked up Diane Haeger's new novel "The Queen's Mistake" and MCB's "The Tudor Rose" at Borders. So excited! I wanted to get Mercedes Lackey's new book but as it is only in hardcover I couldn't afford it. :(
Currently Reading: Crown in Candlelight, R. H. Jarmen

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Chatterbox
Bibliophile
Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Wed October 7th, 2009, 6:37 pm

Just finished the Queen's Mistake, and I was underwhelmed. But Tudor Rose is a classic, IMO!

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed October 7th, 2009, 6:39 pm

"Chatterbox" wrote:Just finished the Queen's Mistake, and I was underwhelmed. But Tudor Rose is a classic, IMO!


Dang! I was looking forward to reading that. Lately it seems the HF I want to read are turning out to be duds :P

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Thu October 8th, 2009, 6:42 am

Postman bought The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer today.

Chatterbox
Bibliophile
Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Fri October 9th, 2009, 5:33 pm

Amanda, post a review of that when you've read it? It's been on my wish list for a while, but I can't quite push the 'buy' button...

My TBR list is growing!

Arrived today -- David Blixt's The Master of Verona and a mystery set in WW2 Berlin, Stettin Station.

(Oh, also the new Lolcats book ---How to Take Over Teh Wurld -- but I'm pretty sure that doesn't count...)

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri October 9th, 2009, 7:34 pm

Just ordered:

The Summer that Never Was by Peter Robinson (modern crime novel)
Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade by you-know-who!

and bought today

Nightshade by Paul Doherty - latest in the Hugh Corbett series
Aftermath by Peter Robinson - an Inspector Banks novel (modern crime)
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Fri October 9th, 2009, 9:03 pm

The Tudor Rose by Margaret Campbell Barnes

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red805
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Location: Southern California

Postby red805 » Fri October 9th, 2009, 11:02 pm

So not historical fiction, but I'm on my way to Borders to buy ESPN The Magazine's The Body issue.

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4ever Queen
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Location: California

Postby 4ever Queen » Sat October 10th, 2009, 1:07 am

"robinbird79" wrote:Just picked up Diane Haeger's new novel "The Queen's Mistake" and MCB's "The Tudor Rose" at Borders. So excited! I wanted to get Mercedes Lackey's new book but as it is only in hardcover I couldn't afford it. :(


im hoping to win one of these 3 novels from a giveaway for this month from one of the blogs i follow
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Tanzanite
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Location: Northern Virginia
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Postby Tanzanite » Sat October 10th, 2009, 2:59 am

I just did something very bad - I bought a copy of Fitzempress Law. I found a copy for a really good price, but still more than I usually pay for a used book. My 19th wedding anniversary is next week - so Happy Anniversary to me!

(And it was still less than I"ve paid for most of my shoes! ;) )


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