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boswellbaxter
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What are you reading?

Postby boswellbaxter » Mon August 25th, 2008, 6:51 pm

Witch Queen by Maureen Peters

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Susan
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Postby Susan » Mon August 25th, 2008, 6:57 pm

Re-reading "Time and Chance" by Sharon Kay Penman before "The Devil's Brood" arrives.
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Margaret
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Interest in HF: I can't answer this in 100 characters. Sorry.
Favorite HF book: Checkmate, the final novel in the Lymond series
Preferred HF: Literary novels. Late medieval and Renaissance.
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Postby Margaret » Mon August 25th, 2008, 6:57 pm

The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss. It's an advance review copy; the book goes on sale at the end of September.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:08 pm

I finished "Was Napoleon Poisoned? and Other Unsolved Mysteries of Royal History" by Peter Haugen. Despite some annoying typos here an there, I found it very interesting and humourous in bits.

SM

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon August 25th, 2008, 7:23 pm

still grinding through Time and Chance. Not the most gripping work SKP has written. Also reading Flashman and the Redskins, my first venture into the Flashman series, and it's a riot. The sheer political incorrectness is both jaw-dropping and hilarious.

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Postby diamondlil » Mon August 25th, 2008, 8:21 pm

I am reading Personal Demon by Kelley Armstrong, Exit Strategy by Kelley Armstrong and listening to Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

It is very unusual for me to read the same author two books in a row, let alone two books by the same author at the same time but it has just happened by coincidence this time!

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Maggie
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Postby Maggie » Mon August 25th, 2008, 8:48 pm

If You Could See Me Now - Cecelia Ahern.

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Postby EC2 » Mon August 25th, 2008, 9:30 pm

"MLE" wrote:still grinding through Time and Chance. Not the most gripping work SKP has written. Also reading Flashman and the Redskins, my first venture into the Flashman series, and it's a riot. The sheer political incorrectness is both jaw-dropping and hilarious.


I've never got into Flashman, but my husband has the same response as you. He really relishes them. I always know what to get for his birthday!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Mon August 25th, 2008, 9:33 pm

"Margaret" wrote:The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss. It's an advance review copy; the book goes on sale at the end of September.



I'm getting that one soon from Amazon Vine. Looking forward to it.

I'm going to start The Tiger's Woman by Celeste De Blasis today.

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Leyland
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Location: Travelers Rest SC

Postby Leyland » Mon August 25th, 2008, 10:37 pm

I'm still on page 40 of Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks but intend to get back into it very soon. Doncha just hate when life interrupts a good book?
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