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Miss Moppet
Bibliophile
Location: North London
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Postby Miss Moppet » Mon October 19th, 2009, 12:38 am

"Vanessa" wrote:Yes, I've read most of Barbara Erskine's novel and have always enjoyed them. She's one of my favourite authors.


Mine too, especially LoH and KoS. Not many authors can make the past/present thing work, but she does. She was one of the first authors to interest me in medieval times.

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Tue October 20th, 2009, 11:20 pm

In the last couple of days I have received:

3 Margaret Frazer books:
The Novice's Tale
The Boy's Tale
The Play of Dux Moraud

A Susanna Gregory omnibus with books 1 and 2 of the Matthew Bartholomew series.

The Lodestar by Pamela Belle

White Rose, Dark Summer by Eleanor Fairburn.

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Carine
Compulsive Reader
Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favorite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
Location: Ghent, Belgium
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Postby Carine » Wed October 21st, 2009, 7:45 am

Nice selection Amanda !

I recently bought The Lodestar by Pamela Belle too, together with The Golden Key by Jennifer Roberson and Melanie Rawn and Kate Elliott.

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Wed October 21st, 2009, 10:38 am

I haven't bought any books in awhile but thursday evening is the kick off of the library book sale so....I'm excited.

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu October 22nd, 2009, 2:26 pm

I pre-ordered The Running Vixen by EC, will be mailed in 42 days from book depository. I've never pre-ordered anything so i hope it goes well but I couldn't beat the price.

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Tanzanite
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Location: Northern Virginia
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Postby Tanzanite » Thu October 22nd, 2009, 6:43 pm

The copy of Fitzempress Law I ordered a few weeks ago arrived yesterday. It's an ex-library book but it looks like it has never been read!

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Thu October 22nd, 2009, 9:00 pm

"Tanzanite" wrote:The copy of Fitzempress Law I ordered a few weeks ago arrived yesterday. It's an ex-library book but it looks like it has never been read!


Lucky you! I'd love to find a reasonably priced copy of that book.

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Tanzanite
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Location: Northern Virginia
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Postby Tanzanite » Thu October 22nd, 2009, 11:05 pm

Well, I suppose it depends on your defintion of "reasonable". I got it for less than I paid for most pairs of shoes I buy for work (dressy heels).

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri October 23rd, 2009, 12:43 am

I made it to the library book sale however after tem minutes the girls were not at their best so we left, I'll go back tomorrow morning when their at school but I did get a few books and cds. This doesn't contain the 14 childern books I bought the girls.

Pride and Predjudice by Jane Austen (yes I now have four copies)
Ceasar's Women by Collen McCcullough
The October Horse by Collen McCullough (hrdcover, I own paperback too)
Anthony and Cleopatra by Collen McCllough
The Memiors of Cleopatra by Collen McCullough
The Plains of Passage by Jean M Auel
The Mammoth Huters by Jean M Auel
The Valley of Horses by Jean M Auel
The Border Lords Bride by Beatrice Small
The Duchess by Beatrice Small
Hellion by Beatrice Small
Traditional Scary Stories and Songs by Diane Goodes

then I got some favorite cds from the late nintes :
Test Crash Dummies
The Corrs
Wallflower
then I got Bob Segers greatest hits.

nothing can make me feel as gitty as buy armfuls of books.

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Fri October 23rd, 2009, 2:29 am

Today the postman bought me:

A Play of Isaac by Margaret Frazer
Great Maria by Cecilia Holland
Wintercombe by Pamela Belle
Alethea by Pamela Belle
The Rose at Harvest End by Eleanor Fairburn


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