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Katherine's 2010 reads

What have you read in 2010? Post your list here and update it as you go along! (One thread per member, please.)
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July books

Post by Kasthu » Fri July 2nd, 2010, 9:48 pm

81. Chatterton Square, by EH Young (1930s England; 4 stars)
82. Great Maria, by Cecelia Holland (12th c. Sicily; 3 stars)
83. The Sixth Surrender, by Hana Samek Norton (1200-1204 Normandy; 2 stars)
84. The Devil's Horse, by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (1820-30 London/Manchester/York; 4 stars)
85. Henrietta's War, by Joyce Dennys (1939-42 England; 5 stars)
86. The Rector's Daughter, by FM Mayor (1920s England; 4 stars)
87. Lord of the Far Island, by Victoria Holt (3 stars)
88. Shinju, by Laura Joh Rowland (1689 Japan; 4 stars)
89. To Defy a King, by Elizabeth Chadwick (1200s England; 3.5 stars)
90. Bright Young People, by DJ Taylor (NF; 1920s London; 3 stars)
91. The Rising Tide, by Molly Keane (1900-1920s Ireland; 5 stars)
92. Into the Wilderness, by Sara Donati (1792-3 New York; 3.5 stars)
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Post by Kasthu » Sun August 1st, 2010, 11:50 pm

93. The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth Von Arnim (1920s Italy; 3.5 stars)
94. I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith (1930s England; 5 stars)
95. The Lacquer Lady, by F Tennyson Jesse (1880s Burma)
96. South Riding, by Winifred Holtby (1932-34 Yorkshire; 4 stars)
97. Mrs. Ames, by EF Benson (1912 England; 4.5 stars)
98. The Ante-Room, by Kate O'Brien (1880 Ireland; 3 stars)
99. Diana of the Crossways, by George Meredith (mid-19th c. England; 2 stars)
100. The Edwardians, by Vita Sackville-West (1905 London; 4.5 stars)
101. The Orchid House, by Phyllis Shand Allfrey (1950s Dominica; 3 stars)
102. Jane and Prudence, by Barbara Pym (1950s England; 4.5 stars)
103. High Wages, by Dorothy Whipple (1910s England; 4 stars)
104. The Pindar Diamond, by Katie Hickman (1604 Venice; 3 stars)
105. Henry of the High Rock, by Juliet Dymoke (1190s England; 4 stars)
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September

Post by Kasthu » Wed September 1st, 2010, 9:50 pm

106. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, by Dorothy L. Sayers (1920s London; 4.5 stars)
107. The King's Daughter, by Penny Ingham (870s/80s England; 3 stars)
108. Taking Chances, by Molly Keane (1930s Ireland; 4.5 stars)
109. The Poison Tree (1830-33 York; 4 stars)
110. Every Secret Thing, by Emma Cole (present day/1940s all over; 4 stars)
111. William: An Englishman, by Cicely Hamilton (1914 Belgium; 4 stars)
112. Mrs Harris Goes to Paris and Mrs Harris goes to New York, by Paul Gallico (1950s Paris/New York; 4 stars)
113. The Tortoise and the Hare, by Elizabeth Jenkins (1950s England; 4 stars)
114. City of Light, by Lauren Belfer (1901 Buffalo; 2 stars)
115. This Rough Magic, by Mary Stewart (1960s Corfu; 4 stars)
116. Told By an Idiot, by Rose Macaulay (1879-1920s London; 4 stars)
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Post by Kasthu » Fri October 1st, 2010, 7:28 pm

117. The Countess, by Rebecca Johns (early 17th c. Hungary; 2.5 stars)
118. Penmarric, by Susan Howatch (1890-1945 Cornwall; 4.5 stars)
119. The Abyss, by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (1833-39 England; 4 stars)
120. Cranford, by Elizabeth Gaskell (1850s England; 4 stars)
121. Vile Bodies, by Evelyn Waugh (1930s London; 4 stars)
122. Making Conversation, by Christine Longford (1911-1920a England; 4 stars)
123. Mary Lavelle, by Kate O'Brien (1920s Spain; 4 stars)
124. The Gentlewomen, by Laura Talbot (1930s England; 4 stars)
125. Dimanche and Other Stories, by Irene Nemirovsky (short stories; 4 stars)
126. Dark Road to Darjeeling, by Deanna Raybourn (1889 India; 4 stars)
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November

Post by Kasthu » Mon November 1st, 2010, 9:49 pm

127. Lords of the White Castle, by Elizabeth Chadwick (1180a-1220s England; 4.5 stars)
128. American Rose, by Karen Abbott (NF; 1920s America; 4 stars)
129. The Land of Green Ginger, by Winifred Holtby (1920s England; 4.5 stars)
130. The King's Daughter, by Christie Dickason (1605-10 London; 3.5 stars)
131. The Distant Hours, by Kate Morton (1941/1992 England; 4.5 stars)
132. The Sweet Dove Died, by Barbara Pym (1950s England; 4.5 stars)
133. The Thorn Birds, by Colleen McCullough (1911-1960s Australia; 4 stars)
134. Amberwell, by DE Stevenson (1940s England; 4.5 stars)
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Post by Kasthu » Fri December 3rd, 2010, 10:17 pm

December's reads:

135. The Anatomy of Ghosts, by Andrew Taylor (1786 Cambridge; 3 stars)
136. The Hidden Shore, by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (1843-1948 England; 4 stars)
137. The Ladies of Lyndon, by Margaret Kennedy (1910s England; 4.5 stars)
138. Strong Poison, by Dorothy L. Sayers (1920s England; 4.5 stars)
139. Tell it to a Stranger, by Elizabeth Berridge (short stories; 1940s England; 4 stars)
140. Loving Without Tears, by Molly Keane (1950s Ireland; 3 stars)
141. The Saracen Blade, by Frank Yerby (late 12th/early 13th c. Sicily)
142. Clara and Mr. Tiffany, by Susan Vreeland (1890s/1900s New York;5 stars)
143. Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont, by Elizabeth Taylor (1970s London; 4 stars)
144. Lady Rose and Mrs. Memmary, by Ruby Ferguson (1940s Scotland; 5 stars)
145. The Little Stranger, by Sarah Waters (1940s Warwickshire; 5 stars)
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