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Anna Elliott
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Postby Anna Elliott » Mon August 10th, 2009, 5:56 pm

I just found a copy of Josephine Tey's Daughter of Time for free on the curb! I know it has quite a bit of pro-Richard bias, but I still really love reading it from time to time.
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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Mon August 10th, 2009, 11:51 pm

Softback edition of Child of Terror by Susan Nagel

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Tue August 11th, 2009, 6:31 pm

I know most of you are aware of http://www.paperbackswap.com but I finally ventured there and I'm amazed at how easy and wonderful it is. I listed 20 books and already 6 are spoken for.

I ordered from them today:
My Ladies Crusade by Annette Motley (a suggestion from EC)
Road to Avalon by Joan Wolfe
The Crystal Heart by Katherine Deauxville

now granted you are not going to find SKP or EC books there but plenty of others.

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Tue August 11th, 2009, 9:45 pm

Queens Consort by Lisa Hilton arrived yesterday.

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu August 13th, 2009, 6:37 pm

I actually ordered this on July 29th, and was waiting for it to arrive before I mentioned it (in case it never came):
"The Dakota Cipher: Ethan Gage Book #3" by William Dietrich

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Tanzanite
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Location: Northern Virginia
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Postby Tanzanite » Thu August 13th, 2009, 10:35 pm

"nona" wrote:I know most of you are aware of http://www.paperbackswap.com but I finally ventured there and I'm amazed at how easy and wonderful it is. I listed 20 books and already 6 are spoken for.

I ordered from them today:
My Ladies Crusade by Annette Motley (a suggestion from EC)
Road to Avalon by Joan Wolfe
The Crystal Heart by Katherine Deauxville

now granted you are not going to find SKP or EC books there but plenty of others.


Put them on your wishlist though - they do get posted occasionally (I've gotten 2 EC books that way). I've had books on my wishlist for a couple of years that have just recently been posted. Since many books have several editions, if you have the room on your wishlist, include as many editions as possible.

As for my own shopping, my copy of Emma Campion's The King Mistress finally arrived from The Book Depository.

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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Fri August 14th, 2009, 3:41 pm

Mistress of the Revolution by Catherine Delors, softback edition
The Decoy Princess and Princess at Sea by Kim Harrison writing as Dawn Cook.

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sun August 16th, 2009, 12:58 am

I ordered the first three books of the Harry Potter series, I never really planned on reading them but someone at work said I would enjoy them and that they're no-where near like the movies so I thought I'ld get started.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & The Travelling Bag by Susan Hill
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sun August 16th, 2009, 10:23 am

"Dante's Numbers" by David Hewson.
Currently reading "The Silent Companions" by Laura Purcell & The Travelling Bag by Susan Hill

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Veronica
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Location: NT, Australia

Postby Veronica » Mon August 17th, 2009, 8:00 am

The mapmaker's wife - Robert Whitaker
The forgotten garde - Kate Morton
Claudia, daughter of rome - Antoinette May
The firemaster's mistress - Christie Dickason
The wild irish - Robin Maxwell
Painting Mona Lisa - Jeanne Kalogridis
The 19th wifr - David Ebershoff
Harvesting the heart - Jodi Picoult
Desperate duchess - Eloisa James
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