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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed October 8th, 2008, 2:57 pm

Sigh.... I just couldn't help myself. The library had it but with over 100 holds I thought the wait would be too long.

Pieces of My Heart: A Life - Robert J. Wagner (a memoir)

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boswellbaxter
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Location: North Carolina
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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed October 8th, 2008, 3:31 pm

"Ash" wrote:Picking up Devil's Brood and Partisan's Daughter tonight. We have our 'fall break', so plenty of time to read! (well, in between our fall clean up chores. Our yard looks terrible after the hot summer...)


What's Partisan's Daughter about?
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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JMJacobsen
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Location: Gig Harbor, Washington

Postby JMJacobsen » Wed October 8th, 2008, 4:55 pm

"Misfit" wrote:Sigh.... I just couldn't help myself. The library had it but with over 100 holds I thought the wait would be too long.

Pieces of My Heart: A Life - Robert J. Wagner (a memoir)


I saw the cover of that.....how could one not buy it with that photo on the cover??

chuck
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Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Wed October 8th, 2008, 5:12 pm

I'm considering buying the complete series of Bernard Cornwell's "Sharpe Series"....I'll start with EBay.....

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed October 8th, 2008, 5:17 pm

"JMJacobsen" wrote:I saw the cover of that.....how could one not buy it with that photo on the cover??


That's what got me, I just had to get it. It Takes a Thief was one of my favorite shows way back when. Sigh.....

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed October 8th, 2008, 5:19 pm

You'll have to let me know how it is! Re: Pieces

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princess garnet
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Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Wed October 8th, 2008, 6:14 pm

The Queen's Devotion by Plaidy

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed October 8th, 2008, 7:38 pm

"Misfit" wrote:That's what got me, I just had to get it. It Takes a Thief was one of my favorite shows way back when. Sigh.....


Oh that brings back memories, he was lovely wasn't he? When did he put the J in his name though :confused:

Got Follett's "World Without End" today.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed October 8th, 2008, 7:50 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Oh that brings back memories, he was lovely wasn't he? When did he put the J in his name though :confused: .


His birth name is Robert John Wagner.

And I've often heard him referred to as RJ.

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Thu October 9th, 2008, 4:07 pm

It's the begining of the month and that means book shopping!

Devil's Brood (of course)
Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: A Popular History of Ancient Egypt by Barbara Mertz (aka Elizabeth Peters) NF
The Royal Mob a novel about the four daughters of Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria
I Can Has Cheezburger?: A LOLcat Colleckshun
The Library Paradox by Vanessa Duncan
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour NF
Touche: Why France and Britain are so Different, and Why They Do Things in Opposite Ways NFThe Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British NF
The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just Before the Storm NF
Rosewater and Soda Bread: A Novel by Marsha Mehran
Tea: The Drink That Changed the World [Hardcover] by Laura C. Martin NF


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