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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon August 31st, 2009, 4:44 am

"The Victorian Celebration Of Death" by James Stevens Curl. Was lucky to find a cheap copy compared to what other sites wanted for it.

SM
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TLee
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Location: Westchester, NY

Postby TLee » Mon August 31st, 2009, 9:32 pm

Went a little nuts on Amazon over the weekend but got some good deals. I ordered Olivia and Jai, Zemindar, Vainglory, Marianna, Roselynde, The Reckoning, Falls the Shadow, and The Traitor's Wife ( I read this one before from the library but I needed to own one for myself - It is a keeper!). If I were to be snowed in for a year, I don't think I would run out of books on my TBR pile or should I say TBR MOUNTAIN!!

TLee
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Location: Westchester, NY

Postby TLee » Tue September 1st, 2009, 10:18 pm

Just hit the Rosalind Laker Jackpot at the library discard bin. Got 5 books of hers including The Venetian Mask, The Golden Tulip, Circle of Pearls, The Jeweled Path and The Silver Touch. Guess they have moved on from "H" to "L" in their weeding. Will have to keep checking back for the rest of the alphabet.

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Wed September 2nd, 2009, 4:07 pm

Recently ordered or purchased books include:

Queens Consort - Lisa Hilton
The Spanish Tudor - Freda M Long
Feast in the Morning - Hugh Preston
Historical Figures in Fiction - Hartman & Sapp
The Last Tsarina - Lozania Prole
The Other Tudors - Philippa Jones
Ungrateful Daughters - Maureen Waller
Sovereign Ladies - Maureen Waller
Jane Boleyn - Julia Fox
A Royal Affair - Stella Tillyard
Charlemagne and Roland - Allan Massie

Some of these were in response to mentions on here.
As to when I'll read any of them, that's a different story altogether....

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed September 2nd, 2009, 6:17 pm

I've be interested on if you like "Historical Figures in Fiction".

SM
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Original Join Date: Mar 2006
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Chatterbox
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Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Wed September 2nd, 2009, 10:17 pm

I'm undergoing the book fast right now, but am pleased to report that I received my first Pamela Belle book from PBS today (The Moon in the Water); I'm eager to see whether it lives up to Misfit's raves about the author!

I also got a freebie from my publishers, a book about the Fed. I know, dull tedious stuff, right? They offered me one of Michelle's books, but I had them all...

From Amazon, just arrived (ordered before the book fast), a Vine book (Joseph Kanon's new novel) and a book about the 'dark ages', The Inheritance of Rome, by Chris Wickham.

Two days and I haven't bought a single book. Possibly a record??

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 12:16 am

lol, you sound like me. I know it's hard though I book browse alot but struggle not to buy.

I posted this on the best thing also but I won an EC book of my choice from Historical Tapestry, I picked A Place Beyond Courage which only leaves her more romancey (the Wild Hunt, Running Vixen and The Leopard Unleashed) and Daughters of the Grail to purchase to own them all.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 12:25 am

I'm undergoing the book fast right now, but am pleased to report that I received my first Pamela Belle book from PBS today (The Moon in the Water); I'm eager to see whether it lives up to Misfit's raves about the author!


Uh oh. The pressure is on. I'm almost done with the last in this trilogy. It's been a lot of fun reading about this period in England's history (civil war, reformation, etc.) and not having Charles and his court center stage, although the Earl of Rochester and his merry gang of "wits" figure prominently in this one.

PS, if you read the entire series and Alethea is hard to find go for an ILL. There's at least ONE library in the country that has a copy.

Via PBS,
The Crimson Crown Edith Layton
A Women's Estate Roberta Gellis (love the cover)
The Hidden Staircase Jane Aiken Hodge

Via Alibrus,
The Merchant of the Ruby Alice Harwood (all I know is it's set during R3 and something to do with Perkin Warbeck).
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 12:31 am

Perkin Warbeck was a pretender to Henry VII's throne. RIII was already dead.

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Books Read In 2014: 109 - June: 17 (May: 17)
Full List Here: http://www.historicalfictiononline.com/forums/showthread.php?p=114965

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 12:44 am

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Perkin Warbeck was a pretender to Henry VII's throne. RIII was already dead.

SM


I know, I don't know when the book starts or where it ends. R3 may not even be in it. Time will tell :) :) ;)
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be


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