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Did You Get a Book for the Holidays?

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Did You Get a Book for the Holidays?

Post by boswellbaxter » Thu December 25th, 2008, 2:13 pm

Tell us what books you received this year!

I got Alison Weir's biography of Katherine Swynford (thanks to our gift exchange), and Emma Darwin's A Secret Alchemy is on the way from hubby.
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Post by donroc » Thu December 25th, 2008, 2:30 pm

Yesterday, the 24th, I received 20 free copies of of my HF Rocamora. Now, if only the on line folks would get off their butts and display it so it can be ordered. I have been told Rocamorais listed in Books in Print, but I shall have to veryfy that tomorrow at the nearest bookseller.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu December 25th, 2008, 2:56 pm

[quote=""donroc""]Yesterday, the 24th, I received 20 free copies of of my HF Rocamora. Now, if only the on line folks would get off their butts and display it so it can be ordered. I have been told Rocamorais listed in Books in Print, but I shall have to veryfy that tomorrow at the nearest bookseller.[/quote]

Have you searched on Amazon under the ISBN number? Sometimes it shows up there before it comes up on an Amazon search under the title.
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Post by donroc » Thu December 25th, 2008, 3:52 pm

I did search, thank you, but no joy yet.
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Post by Tanzanite » Thu December 25th, 2008, 4:26 pm

My daughter bought me a book - Gregory's The Other Queen. She didn't know that I've already read it, so she gave me the receipt so I could exchange it. I thought it was sweet of her to buy me a book.

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Post by Divia » Thu December 25th, 2008, 5:17 pm

Lets see I got the following
  • Young Adult: Two Girls of Gettysburg
  • Isle of Canes
  • The American Resting Place: 400 Years of History Through Our Cemeteries and Burial Grounds
  • The Rest Falls Away: The Gardella Vampire Chronicles
  • The Encyclopedia of Civil War Usage: An Illustrated Compendium of the Everyday Language of Soldiers and Civilians
Not too shabby!
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Post by EC2 » Thu December 25th, 2008, 6:01 pm

I doubt it as I always buy my own books these days. Haven't opened most of the pressies because we're waiting for youngest son to come home from work. He's on a 12 hour shift today. I've bought him a Terry Pratchett novel for his stocking filler. I think the title's Money, but I bought it and wrapped it a while ago, so I can't remember!
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Kasthu » Thu December 25th, 2008, 6:29 pm

I didn't get much in the way of books this year, but maybe becaue people know that my tastes are very particular. But I did get a copy of Sovereign Ladies (about the six queens who ruled England in their own right); and from my sister I got Shakespeare After All (which I already know but didn't let on) and Shakespeare in Modern Culture, both by Marjorie Garber.

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Post by Divia » Thu December 25th, 2008, 7:10 pm

[quote=""Kasthu""]I didn't get much in the way of books this year, but maybe becaue people know that my tastes are very particular. [/quote]

Thats why I give them my amazon wishlist. You cant go wrong with that :D

I also got a 100 gift card to Amazon. ROCKIN!
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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu December 25th, 2008, 8:02 pm

I got "Tudors and Stuarts On Film: Historical Perspectives" Ed. by Susan Doran and Thomas S. Freeman and $30 for Amazon.

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