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March 2009 - What are you reading?

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diamondlil
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March 2009 - What are you reading?

Post by diamondlil » Sun March 1st, 2009, 6:24 am

What are you reading in March 2009?
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Post by Volgadon » Sun March 1st, 2009, 6:55 am

Mostly research stuff. My WIP is in 2nd c. Palestine, so I'm reading every book and article we have on the subject.

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Post by Leyland » Sun March 1st, 2009, 12:58 pm

Just starting an easy shorty (341 pages) titled The Slightest Provocation by Pam Rosenthal. Per the back cover, it appears to be a romance set in Regency England. Rosenthal is new to me, so I don't know what I'm going to find. (I need to study for a midterm exam to be given tomorrow night and want some light-on-the-brain reading)
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Post by Susan » Sun March 1st, 2009, 2:10 pm

Still reading The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin. I fell asleep two days at the end of the past week reading the part about going through the maze...not because it was boring, but because by the time the end of the week comes I am so sleep deprived from getting up at 5 AM. EC, I am in the Tower and now understand what you meant about the book!
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Post by Vanessa » Sun March 1st, 2009, 8:01 pm

House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

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Post by diamondlil » Sun March 1st, 2009, 8:02 pm

Today I will be starting New Year's Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini, and I am still reading Silent in the Sanctuary by Deanna Raybourn.
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Post by Richard » Sun March 1st, 2009, 9:16 pm

SICILY An Informal History by Sammartino and Roberts - background for the next St. Mark book.
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Post by Divia » Sun March 1st, 2009, 10:23 pm

Silver Phoenix I'm about 80 pages in. I hope to finish it by next weekend and post a review in early April for its release :)
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Post by Kasthu » Sun March 1st, 2009, 11:29 pm

Now reading The Italian Boy (NF), about murder and body snatching in 1830s London.

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Post by Ash » Mon March 2nd, 2009, 1:52 am

Marriage of Meggotta, by Edith Pargeter. Only about 60 pages in and enjoying it ver much (just grateful that I have read enough about this time period that I am not put off by all the Earls and Richards and Mauds and de Clares and Marshalls....)

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