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What are you reading? March 2014

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What are you reading? March 2014

Post by Misfit » Sat March 1st, 2014, 5:24 pm

Started a mail order bride fluffy romance this morning. Something More by Winnie Griggs. Also have Count Vronsky's Daughter by Carola Salisbury out from the library.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Sat March 1st, 2014, 5:49 pm

I'm still reading a NF historical, "The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton", which is very interesting but too dense and ill-focused at times. Worth continuing with, though. Next up on the fiction front is either Jim Crace's "Harvest" or Hannah Kent's "Burial Rites".

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Post by Ash » Sat March 1st, 2014, 6:06 pm

Reading Richard Powers Orfeo, which is just as dense and wonderful as his other work (not HF, more like dysutopian sci fi). Also started reading Daughters of Mars.

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Post by fljustice » Sat March 1st, 2014, 8:40 pm

About 2/3's done with A Burnable Book. It finally started to pick up about half-way through.
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Post by Nefret » Sun March 2nd, 2014, 6:53 am

Finished the Pagan Lord, I want the next one now, please. ;) Just started... Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by emr » Sun March 2nd, 2014, 9:10 am

Finished A Disappearance in Drury Lane. Captain Lacey saves the day again (of course), gets married (at last!), nice mystery.
Now reading some fantasy: Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines. :)
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Post by Gabriele Campbell » Sun March 2nd, 2014, 5:48 pm

Brian McClellan, Promise of Blood.

Sharpe with magic. :)

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Post by princess garnet » Sun March 2nd, 2014, 7:13 pm

Finished: Mark Twain in Washington, DC by John Muller (NF)
Local history book about Mark Twain as a newspaper reporter in DC before he became a household name. It's an interesting read for anyone who's read his novels and other writings.
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Post by Susan » Tue March 4th, 2014, 1:15 am

Whisper of Jasmine by Deanna Raybourn (the novella prequel to City of Jasmine)
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Post by Misfit » Tue March 4th, 2014, 1:20 am

[quote=""Susan""]Whisper of Jasmine by Deanna Raybourn (the novella prequel to City of Jasmine)[/quote]

That was such a nice appetizer to the main story. I'm reading Count Vronsky' s Daughter by Carols Salisbury. Yes, that Count Vronsky.
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