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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu October 1st, 2009, 4:10 am

"London: City of the Dead" by David Brandon & Alan Brooke
"Pompeii Awakened: A Story of Rediscovery" by Judith Harris
"Murder Guide to London" by Martin Fido
"The First Man in Rome" by Colleen McCullough (I promised Tely I'd check the series out)

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annis
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Postby annis » Thu October 1st, 2009, 4:11 am

Wow, after reading CB's list I feel quite restrained for only buying one book today - Bernard Cornwell's latest Saxon Story- "The Burning Land", ordered from BD Oops, forgot "Banquo's Son" by T K Roxborough, which I picked up at a chain store at lunchtime, being intrigued by the idea of a story set ten years after the events in Shakespeare's "Macbeth" - remember the witches prophesied that Banquo's son would become king--

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emr
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Location: Castilla

Postby emr » Thu October 1st, 2009, 7:01 am

"EC2" wrote:Have a good trip Emr. I want to know what Eleanor is reading while she waits for Judgement Day!


Now that's a hard question because she's hiding the cover very well.
I think it's something "spicy" :D

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Fri October 2nd, 2009, 11:20 am

Today I bought three books. An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon (not even reduced in price, but luckily someone else was in effect paying for these), Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes and The Girl who Kicked a Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson.
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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri October 2nd, 2009, 4:20 pm

I've been a really good girl, I haven't bought any books in weeks however I feel an itch coming on so maybe I'll get lucky and find something soon that catches my eye.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Body in the Ice by A J Mackenzie & A Death in the Dales by Julia Chapman
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri October 2nd, 2009, 7:20 pm

Some Other Eden by Natasha Farrant, not really HF, more a family saga.
Currently reading "The Body in the Ice" by A J Mackenzie & "A Death in the Dales" by Julia Chapman

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Miss Moppet
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Postby Miss Moppet » Sat October 3rd, 2009, 7:04 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:Today I bought three books. An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon (not even reduced in price, but luckily someone else was in effect paying for these), Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes and The Girl who Kicked a Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson.


Diamondlil, Brightest Star is one of my library reservations. I am waiting for it impatiently! Only one person ahead of me.

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Sat October 3rd, 2009, 9:28 pm

Normally I am anticipating the next Keyes, but I had no idea this one was even coming out!
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Chatterbox
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Location: New York

Postby Chatterbox » Sun October 4th, 2009, 12:17 am

Hornet's Nest is winging its way to me across the Atlantic -- I hope & trust. Along with a cluster of other pre-orders.

Pre-ordered, for my Kindle, the new Diane Haeger book and the next Ruth Rendell Inspector Wexford. Both out & Kindle-able next Tuesday.

From Amazon.fr, the next volume in the Sarah Frydman saga des Medicis, which is turning out to be extraordinarily good. Richly deserves a translation.

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sun October 4th, 2009, 12:25 am

Manga Bride of the Water god. I can't afford real books anymore. :(
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