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Which book should be February 2009 Book of the Month?

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Which book should be Book of the Month for February 2009?

Company of Liars by Karen Maitland
3
13%
A Question of Guilt by Julianne Lee
3
13%
Signora da Vinci by Robyn Maxwell
2
8%
Forever Amber by Kathleen Winzor
2
8%
The King's Pleasure by Norah Lofts
5
21%
The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti
1
4%
Needle in the Blood by Sarah Bower
6
25%
The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss
2
8%
 
Total votes: 24

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Divia
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Post by Divia » Wed December 31st, 2008, 10:40 pm

[quote=""cw gortner""]Well, Sarah Bowers' Needle in the Blood is also a wonderful choice. I just steeped in that book; her use of language is mesmerizing. "Signora da Vinci" is marvelous, too, so if you get a chance, do check it out.

[/quote]

Needle in the Blood really isnt my thing. ;) But now you have me very interested in Maxwells book. :)
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu January 1st, 2009, 4:17 am

[quote=""annis""]
Just for fun, here's an animated version of theBayeaux Tapestry[/quote]
Loved this! Thanks for sharing.

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Post by Susan » Fri January 2nd, 2009, 1:23 am

[quote=""annis""]Just for fun, here's an animated version of theBayeaux Tapestry[/quote]

Thank you for posting this! I posted it on the royalty forum I help moderate and posters there think it is great!
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Post by diamondlil » Fri January 2nd, 2009, 1:58 am

The poll will close in approximately 24 hours so if you haven't voted yet, please be sure to do so!
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Post by Kasthu » Fri January 2nd, 2009, 3:36 am

I'm still pushing for Needle in the Blood! :)

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Carine
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Post by Carine » Fri January 2nd, 2009, 10:10 am

[quote=""Kasthu""]I'm still pushing for Needle in the Blood! :) [/quote]

I've voted for it too and ordered it in the mean time at the Bookdepository.

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Post by Susan » Fri January 2nd, 2009, 11:44 am

[quote=""Kasthu""]I'm still pushing for Needle in the Blood! :) [/quote]

I started reading it last night and I already love it!
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Post by diamondlil » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 10:39 pm

And Kasthu gets her wish!

The Book of the Month for February 2009 is Needle in the Blood by Sarah Bower.
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