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nona
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Post by nona » Fri October 23rd, 2009, 5:04 pm

I made it back to the library sale today and will probably go back tomorrow the last day, they put more books out at the end of the day so I'll be there again tomorrow to see what else they have.

Fiction:
In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant
The Captive Heart by Beatrice Small
Come Love a Stranger by Kathleen Woodiwiss
The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen Woodiwiss (I have peprback but this is an autographed hardcover!!!!)
Stranger in My Arms by Lisa Kleypas (will be my first read of her work)
Caesar by Collen McCoullgh
The Shelters of Stone by Jean M Auel (now I only need Clan of the Cave Bear in hardcover to finish the series)
The Lost Duke of Wyndham by Julia Quinn
Mr. Cavendish, I Presume by Julia Quinn
Avalon by Anna Seyton
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill (Stephen King's son wonder if he writes like his dad?)
The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory ~yes,yes I know I tried reading it and never finished but brand new for 50 cents, it'll be pretty on my shelf =)

Non~fiction:
22 Irish Tales of Terror (ghost stories and Irish witchcraft) by HP Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, WB Yeats and others.
The year 1000: What Life was Like at the Turn of the First Millenium by Robert Lacey

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Bear and the Nightingale" by Katherine Arden & The Winter Secret by Lulu Taylor
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun October 25th, 2009, 2:26 pm

Finally managed to track down a cheap, good quality copy of Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach on Green Metropolis - gave this one away years ago and have regretted it ever since!
Currently reading "The Bear and the Nightingale" by Katherine Arden & "The Winter Secret" by Lulu Taylor

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Post by TLee » Sun October 25th, 2009, 3:03 pm

Got a great package from Amazon yesterday:

This Time by Joan Szechtman and Paths of Exile by Carla Nayland.

I am looking forward to reading them both. Unfortunately my husband was home when the package arrived and I had to promise him I wouldn't buy any more books until after Christmas. (Hope I can last that long) Thank goodness for the library!

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Post by Kasthu » Sun October 25th, 2009, 3:05 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Finally managed to track down a cheap, good quality copy of Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach on Green Metropolis - gave this one away years ago and have regretted it ever since![/quote]

How is this? I heard about it a few weeks ago, and I'm curious.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Bear and the Nightingale" by Katherine Arden & The Winter Secret by Lulu Taylor
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun October 25th, 2009, 5:23 pm

They have quite a lot of copies on there if you want one, Kasthu, not sure if they do international delivery though, as it's free within the UK.
Currently reading "The Bear and the Nightingale" by Katherine Arden & "The Winter Secret" by Lulu Taylor

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Post by cw gortner » Sun October 25th, 2009, 7:37 pm

Hit my local bookstore yesterday; got "The Owl Killers" by Karen Maitland and ordered a copy of EC's "The Greatest Knight."

It's like a fix, isn't it? I left the store all bouncy and happy. :D
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN


www.cwgortner.com

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Post by Nefret » Mon October 26th, 2009, 1:01 am

Ordered more UK books from Book Depository.

The King's Grey Mare by Rosemary Hawley Jarman
I, Jacqueline by Hilda Lewis

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Bear and the Nightingale" by Katherine Arden & The Winter Secret by Lulu Taylor
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon October 26th, 2009, 12:32 pm

[quote=""cw gortner""]Hit my local bookstore yesterday; got "The Owl Killers" by Karen Maitland and ordered a copy of EC's "The Greatest Knight."

It's like a fix, isn't it? I left the store all bouncy and happy.:D[/quote]

It is, isn't it? I always feel better once I've bought a book or two! :)
Currently reading "The Bear and the Nightingale" by Katherine Arden & "The Winter Secret" by Lulu Taylor

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Mon October 26th, 2009, 3:09 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]It is, isn't it? I always feel better once I've bought a book or two! :) [/quote]

Could we count that as an excuse to buy more books? ;)

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: An Abiding Fire by M L Logue & The Flower Girls by Alice Clark Platts
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Mon October 26th, 2009, 4:06 pm

The Girl in the Red Tunic by Alys Clare
The Loveday Conspiracy by Kate Tremayne (10th in the Loveday series which is a little similar to Poldark)
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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