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Previous Books of the Month

A monthly discussion on varying themes guided by our members. (Book of the Month discussions through December 2011 can be found in this section too.)
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Previous Books of the Month

Postby diamondlil » Sat August 30th, 2008, 6:24 am

I think that this is the list of books that have previously been book of the month. There may be a couple of gaps, but if there is please let me know and I will add them to the list. I couldn't remember what months they were for, but this is a start for now.

Going forward we will have a list with links to make seeing what books have already been read a bit easier.

The Count of Monte Christo by Alexandre Dumas
Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
An Unchaste Life by Anne Cato
A Rose for the Crown by Anne Easter Smith
The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton
The llluminator by Brenda Rickman Vantrease
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson
Mistress of the Revolution by Catherine Delors
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Pope Joan by Donna Woolfork Cross
Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue
The Queen's Handmaiden by Jennifer Ashley
Lucrezia Borgia by John Faunce
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Nefertiti by Michellle Moran
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
Earthly Joys by Philippa Gregory
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander
The Romanov Bride by Robert Alexander
To the Tower Born by Robin Maxwell
Madamoiselle Boleyn by Robyn Maxwell
Abundance by Sena Jeter Naslund
The Dark Queen by Susan Carroll
The Traitor's Wife by Susan Higginbotham
Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier
Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett
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Postby tsjmom » Sat August 30th, 2008, 3:47 pm

Thank you so much for posting this, not to mention all the effort it took you and all the mods to put all the pieces back together!

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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.
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Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat August 30th, 2008, 5:36 pm

the Illuminator
The Count of Monte Christo (I think)

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Postby diamondlil » Sat August 30th, 2008, 9:49 pm

You are definately right about The Illuminator but I am not sure on the Count of Monte Christo.

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Postby Catherine Delors » Sun August 31st, 2008, 1:28 pm

Oh yes, I remember we had the Count de Monte-Cristo just before Mistress of the Revolution (so it must have been in May).

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Postby diamondlil » Sun August 31st, 2008, 8:48 pm

Okay. Thanks.

I've added it to the list.


Postby Cuchulainn » Mon September 1st, 2008, 4:54 am

Patrick O'Brian's "Master and Commander" and George MacDonald Fraser's "Flashman and the Dragon".

But I don't remember which months.

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Postby diamondlil » Mon September 1st, 2008, 6:49 am

Thanks. I've added Master and Commander.

Flashman is this month's book.
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