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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Mon December 28th, 2009, 10:43 pm

[quote=""Kasthu""]Sigh. I have no self control:

City of Light, by Lauren Belfer...[/quote]

I've heard a lot of good things about that one and plan on reading it one of these days.
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Post by Nefret » Tue December 29th, 2009, 2:23 am

We Two by Gillian Gill

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Post by diamondlil » Tue December 29th, 2009, 10:00 am

[quote=""Chatterbox""]Is Wolf Brother one of Paver's YA/juvenile titles, or an adult book I haven't read? (I really enjoyed her other books...)

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Late answering this, but Wolf Brother is one of Paver's YA/juvenile titles.
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Post by princess garnet » Tue December 29th, 2009, 10:20 pm

The Queen's Dollmaker by Christine Trent

I didn't realize it'd be on store shelves so soon.

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Wed December 30th, 2009, 7:36 pm

Eden Close by Anita Shreve
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant

and just ordered from Amazon:

Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati.
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Post by Divia » Wed December 30th, 2009, 8:14 pm

I have not gotten my email notification about Victorian Farmer. GRRRR. :mad:
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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed December 30th, 2009, 11:55 pm

The Queen's Dollmaker by Christine Trent
We Two by Gillian Gill (NF; interested to see what those here who are knowledgeable about Victoria and Albert thought of it)
A Gambling Man: Charles II's Restoration Game by Jenny Uglow
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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Post by nona » Thu December 31st, 2009, 12:52 am

Harry Potter bk. 2 I promised the girls I would start reading the series to them.

for Potter fans out there there are two internet books called James Potter and the Hall of Elder Crossing.....forgot the second one but their sequels to the HP books writen by a fan(called fan-fiction I guess?). They supposedly are very realistic to Hogwarts and the characters, James Potter is Harry's son. The website is really neak, great art work. Haven't read the story so can't say if it is any good however it has great reviews at GR.

http://www.elderscrossing.com/wizard.htm...


if you want a look.

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Post by Madeleine » Thu December 31st, 2009, 7:51 pm

As we're still just in 2009, here are some more purchases which have slipped into my virtual "basket". On a Sara Donati binge at the moment, and today ordered:

Fire Along the Sky from waterstones.com
Lake in the Clouds and Dawn on a Distant Shore from Book Depository.
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Post by Chatterbox » Thu December 31st, 2009, 10:13 pm

Just arrived -- I hadn't realized that Sarah Dunant had also written a (contemporary) mystery series. One was an Amazon bargain book, for under $5, which leaped into my own basket alongside the Thomas Hardy bio.

Bos, do tell me how the Uglow book seems. I love her writing (Lunar Men was fab) but am not a massive Charles II fan (although the period interests me a lot.)

I've downloaded a sample of the Christine Trent title; will see how it looks and decide to buy on Kindle (which means I will keep it) or if it's just so-so, I'll buy a physical copy and the send it into the world via PBS...

I'm hoping the Master of Bruges arrives soon. A friend ordered it for me -- but it's BD, so who knows? I did notice that they have become a lot more conservative about posting not-yet-released titles on their site.

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