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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Fri August 28th, 2009, 11:30 pm

[quote=""nona""]Boswell, Misfit and Tanzanite I love your lists at PBS, I've taken a few and added them to my wish list also.

from PBS (trying to save money in trying times)
The Leopard Prince and the Raven Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt
Another Harry Potter book I think #4[/quote]

Careful with my list Nona. I actually have some books on there I know to be groaners (can you say Tino Georgiou?), but I don't want to line the author's pockets either.
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Veronica
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Post by Veronica » Sat August 29th, 2009, 8:20 am

Well I'm glad I'm not the only "book-holic"! Since my friends thinks I'm a nutter.
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "HIgh Force" by L J Ross & "A Cold Case in Amsterdam Central" by Anja de Jager
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Post by Madeleine » Sat August 29th, 2009, 5:51 pm

Bought today:

The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Witch Hunter by Bernard Knight
Death at Apothecary's Hall by Deryn Lake - slightly tatty copy from the used bookstall, but her older books are very difficult to get over here, and quite pricey too as they're special order.
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Post by Chatterbox » Sat August 29th, 2009, 10:22 pm

Telynor -- yes, that was the only one I could figure out the subject of, so I ordered it... (sorry for appalling grammar; my head hurts).

Staged a raid on Barnes & Noble today, including the other two Jude Morgan books that I want to read. Requested Derek Wilson's book "The Circumnavigators" from PBS (NF, about Magellan and his successors) and have started reading the new Niffenegger. Beautifully written, a quirky plot, but the characters rise above it.

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Post by diamondlil » Sun August 30th, 2009, 2:42 am

[quote=""Veronica""]And how long did I last for? 24 hours... :o [/quote]


Probably best to cut back gradually, not go cold turkey! LOL!
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Sun August 30th, 2009, 12:02 pm

I had guests yesterday for lunch and they were perusing the books on my shelves and asking me about them. Shamefully, I had to say I hadn't read most of the ones they asked me about. Made me realise I better knuckle down and read more of those I own - but I just ordered more this week and got some of the library, so I doubt I'll make much progress on the TBR...

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Sun August 30th, 2009, 4:14 pm

Ordered Wheel of Fortune last night, from Amazon.
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Post by Miss Moppet » Sun August 30th, 2009, 5:40 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Ordered Wheel of Fortune last night, from Amazon.[/quote]

I just got this out from the library and will be starting it sometime soon.

I went into a bookshop yesterday and managed not to buy anything...but probably only because I went in about two minutes before it closed and while I was browsing, they turned the lights off, so I took the hint and left bookless.

I never should have been in there anyway but what can I say, impulse control is not my strong point.

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Post by Veronica » Mon August 31st, 2009, 2:14 am

[quote=""diamondlil""]Probably best to cut back gradually, not go cold turkey! LOL![/quote]


LOL True! Guess I was a bit of an optimist there! :p I'm still up for the September challenge (not too many joing that one though?)
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Post by Chatterbox » Mon August 31st, 2009, 3:29 am

I'll be joining you on the book fast, Misfit. My TBR pile is immense, and so is my workload -- three assignments due in the next 10 days or so, another one by the end of September, not to mention the book...

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