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Kasthu
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Location: Radnor, PA
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Postby Kasthu » Wed February 4th, 2009, 6:24 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Made my first purchases of the new year today (apart from one bought over the Net the other week):

Bleeding Heart Square by Andrew Taylor
An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson
The Aviary Gate by ? Hickman



I really enjoyed Bleeding Heart Square! Happy reading.

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Wed February 4th, 2009, 6:28 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Made my first purchases of the new year today (apart from one bought over the Net the other week):

Bleeding Heart Square by Andrew Taylor
An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson
The Aviary Gate by ? Hickman


I'm going to be doing some joint talks with Katie Hickman in April. I really must read The Aviary Gate.

Just started on a UK ARC of Devil's Brood... I may be gone for some time :)
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

www.elizabethchadwick.com

gyrehead
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Postby gyrehead » Thu February 5th, 2009, 4:35 pm

Just got a package at work today that included an arc of Jeanne Kalogridis' The Devil's Queen. I'm hoping I can take a stab at it this weekend.

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Kasthu
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Location: Radnor, PA
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Postby Kasthu » Thu February 5th, 2009, 6:45 pm

"gyrehead" wrote:Just got a package at work today that included an arc of Jeanne Kalogridis' The Devil's Queen. I'm hoping I can take a stab at it this weekend.


Oooh, I'm jealous! I loved her book The Borgia Bride.

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Thu February 5th, 2009, 7:57 pm

Me too! Can't wait to hear how it is.
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Edith Wharton

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Illumination of Ursula Flight by AM Crowhurst & An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena(Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Thu February 5th, 2009, 9:03 pm

Two books jumped off the shelf and into my shopping trolley in the supermarket today (very naughty of them! :D ):

The Palace of Strange Girls by Sallie Day
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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LCW
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Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Thu February 5th, 2009, 9:21 pm

"gyrehead" wrote:Just got a package at work today that included an arc of Jeanne Kalogridis' The Devil's Queen. I'm hoping I can take a stab at it this weekend.


Hey no fair!! :D

I loved the Borgia Bride and have another one of her books to read here as well. Can't recall the name at the present though!
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu February 5th, 2009, 9:56 pm

from the Library:
The Captive, Victoria Holt
The Landower Legacy, Victoria Holt
The Queens Sorrow, forgot the author.

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Ellie
Reader
Location: Tasmania, Australia

Postby Ellie » Fri February 6th, 2009, 8:18 am

My copy of Nefertiti arrived recently, and I bought The Heretic Queen today (both by Michelle Moran) I've read them before but now I have my own copies :D I also bought today Shields of Pride by Elizabeth Chadwick.
Yesterday was a work fundraiser to raise money for Relay for Life (which helps cancer victims) so there was a produce and book stall. I took home a fair few books the historical fiction ones being-
So far from God by John Harris
White Gardenia by Belinda Alexander
The Blind Assasin by Margaret Atwood
White Fang by Jack London
and
Shadowbrook by Beverly Swerling

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Fri February 6th, 2009, 1:40 pm

Received Master of Verona yesterday and am looking forward to reading it for the March discussion.


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