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September 2009: What are you reading?

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Post by LoveHistory » Fri September 11th, 2009, 2:15 pm

[quote=""Margaret""]I think we need more storytellers like you, MLE. I'd like to have one for every 100 people in every city and town - that way we could each go once a month and sit in a group of 25 and listen to a story.[/quote]

You might consider attending a Bardic Circle at an SCA event in your area. I haven't been to one (yet) as I'm home with my children at night, but I hear they are awesome.

I'm reading The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith. Also recently read Georgette Heyer's Charity Girl.

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Post by Nefret » Fri September 11th, 2009, 3:12 pm

The Reluctant Queen by Jean Plaidy

(And about eight other things.)

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Post by princess garnet » Fri September 11th, 2009, 4:14 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]The Reluctant Queen by Jean Plaidy

(And about eight other things.)[/quote]
I've read that. It's all right although it has some slow spots.

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Post by Nefret » Fri September 11th, 2009, 4:29 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]I've read that. It's all right although it has some slow spots.

Mistress of the Sun[/quote]

I'm trying to read all the books I have of hers. And also reading Loyal In Love,The Merry Monarch's Wife, and The Queen's Devotion. Finished a few of her books earlier this week. (Ordered a few online too.)

Who is your book about? Think that is something I've been wanting to read.

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Post by drspoon » Fri September 11th, 2009, 8:10 pm

I'm reading "The First Man in Rome" by Colleen McCullough. I just finished re-reading"Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier - still good after all these years.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Fri September 11th, 2009, 10:01 pm

[quote=""drspoon""]I'm reading "The First Man in Rome" by Colleen McCullough. [/quote]

Ooh, I envy you discovering this wonderful series for the first time (if it is your first time, that is).

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Post by 4ever Queen » Fri September 11th, 2009, 10:37 pm

I started Hugh & Bess by Susan Higginbotham. It's got an entertaining beggining. I'm liking the humorous remarks. Im reading it so fast that it might be over in a blink---not good :p
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Post by Nefret » Sat September 12th, 2009, 3:33 am

[quote=""4ever Queen""]I started Hugh & Bess by Susan Higginbotham. It's got an entertaining beggining. I'm liking the humorous remarks. Im reading it so fast that it might be over in a blink---not good :p [/quote]

Oh, you reminded me that I need to read it. I liked the other book.

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Lord Robert by Jean Plaidy
The Lady in the Tower by Jean Plaidy

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Post by Susan » Sat September 12th, 2009, 12:25 pm

Back to school this week (teaching language arts literacy to 6th and 8th graders), so my online time, sleep time and reading time are less. Still reading and very much enjoying NF Love and Louis XIV by Antonia Fraser. During the first marking period, my 8th graders will be reading The Miracle Worker by William Gibson and my 6th graders will be reading Hatchet by Gary Paulsen.
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Post by Divia » Sat September 12th, 2009, 1:55 pm

The white queen. Just started it. So far so good...
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