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Divia
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Postby Divia » Sat July 4th, 2009, 6:38 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Giggles! Damn Straight! I love Michelle's books, me want CD!

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Um is there anyone here who doesnt want CD :p :p ;)
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Anna Elliott
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Postby Anna Elliott » Sun July 5th, 2009, 8:05 pm

I definitely want Cleopatra's Daughter! :) But I just got Silver Phoenix from the library--I'm really looking forward to diving in!
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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon July 6th, 2009, 5:08 am

I went at a local library book sale on Saturday. I was there towards the end, and they were charging $5 for a plastic bag full of books, or $10 for a box. I restricted myself to a bag, as there is another second hand sale coming up in 2 weeks! Here's what I got:

Louis XIV by Ian Dunlop
The Fugative Queen by Fiona Buckley (Elizabeth I and MQofS mystery)
The Abandoned Woman by Richard Condan (Caroline of Brunswick and George IV)
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
England's Mistress by Maureen Peters (Elizabeth I)
My Love Must Wait by Ernestine Hill (Matthew Flinders - Aust explorer)
Human Traces by Sebastian Faulk
The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge (English Civil War)
The Borgia Bride by Jeanne Kalogridis
My Phillippa by Maureen Peters (Phillippa of Hainault)

And I just managed to snag one of Druon's Accursed King's series, The Royal Succession (#4) for $10 on ebay! Now if only the others would fall into my lap at the same price......

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon July 6th, 2009, 5:10 am

Amanda: You do know that "The Fugative Queen" by Fiona Buckley is part of a series?

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Laura
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Postby Laura » Mon July 6th, 2009, 10:12 am

Misfit, I absolutely loved Ahab´s Wife, I hope you liked it. It was strongly recommended by Lee Aiken at GR.

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emr
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Location: Castilla

Postby emr » Mon July 6th, 2009, 11:16 am

My usual weekly shopping:

Ordered
The Apothecary Rose by Candace Robb
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Hangman Blind by Cassandra Clark
and
The Best of Men by Claire Letemendia

And in the mail box I found
Shophia's Secret by Susanna Kearsley
A Plague on Both Your Houses by Susanna Gregory

:)

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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon July 6th, 2009, 12:15 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Amanda: You do know that "The Fugative Queen" by Fiona Buckley is part of a series?

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Yes...I have one other in the series. To Shield a Queen I think.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Mon July 6th, 2009, 2:19 pm

"Laura" wrote:Misfit, I absolutely loved Ahab´s Wife, I hope you liked it. It was strongly recommended by Lee Aiken at GR.


Thanks Laura I recall you, Lee and Bettie talking about it. It's huge though....
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Postby boswellbaxter » Mon July 6th, 2009, 3:05 pm

At the flea market this weekend, I found two 1960's Gwen Bristow paperbacks. Since the price was right (a quarter for each) I picked them up!
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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Mon July 6th, 2009, 3:10 pm

"boswellbaxter" wrote:At the flea market this weekend, I found two 1960's Gwen Bristow paperbacks. Since the price was right (a quarter for each) I picked them up!


Good job, especially if it's any of the Plantation trilogy books. Those come very dear on Amazon.
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