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Leyland
Bibliophile
Location: Travelers Rest SC

Postby Leyland » Wed October 28th, 2009, 1:49 pm

Coming in from the Paperback Swap:

Unicorn's Blood by Patricia Finney
Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett
The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Coming in from Amazon:

When Wolf Comes - John Pappas
The Players - Stephanie Cowell
The Ivy Crown - Mary Luke
We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams ~ Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Ode

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
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 28th, 2009, 5:44 pm

Got three of the Loveday books today:

Adam Loveday
Loveday Secrets
Loveday Loyalty

Two of them were from the second-hand bookstall (although in vgc) so I don't feel too guilty!

Have just ordered The Loveday Pride from Green Metropolis.
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Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Fractured Winter by Allison Bailliet
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Thu October 29th, 2009, 6:45 pm

A freebie from Gallic Booksfor signing up to their newsletter:

The Sun King Rises by Yves Jego and Denis Lepee.
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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Susan
Bibliomaniac
Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Thu October 29th, 2009, 10:59 pm

Wolf Hall and the (humongous...1000+pages!) new official biography of the Queen Mother arrived today. I'll read Wolf Hall after I finish The Lost Symbol.
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Fri October 30th, 2009, 2:12 am

I just bought Maurice Druon's Accursed King's series on ebay. Feeling a bit guilty about it - but I got the whole 6 books! They can be hard to find and not cheap (for the english versions anyway). I already have one of them so I guess I will sell it on.

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Mello
Reader
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Postby Mello » Fri October 30th, 2009, 3:04 am

Bought “Nefertiti” by Michelle Moran. Happily for me, unhappily for MM, it was on the bargain table. If not for HFO though I probably would have looked right past it. When I get to reading it :o it will be the first time I’ve ever delved into ancient times.

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Kasthu
Compulsive Reader
Location: Radnor, PA
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Postby Kasthu » Fri October 30th, 2009, 2:04 pm

Today I bought The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, by Ian Mortimer.

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
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 » Fri October 30th, 2009, 2:44 pm

I couldn't get that Gallic Books link to work, or rather, the link works OK, but when I tried to send the email, it got bounced back saying there was an error on my server. I get this a lot, must be something to do with my PC. I asked for Elegance of the Hedgehog, as I have most of their other books.

Just ordered 2 more Lovedays from cd-wow, who kindly sent some Halloween money-off vouchers, so I've ordered "Conspiracy" and "Honour".
Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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4ever Queen
Reader
Location: California

Postby 4ever Queen » Fri October 30th, 2009, 8:33 pm

Im very excited about my new books! I just picked up :D

1. The Lady Elizabeth (Alison Weir)
2. The Queen's Bastard ( Robin Maxwell)
3. The Sunne in Splendour (Sharon Kay Penman)
"A scar signifies past pain, a wound that did not heal as it ought. But it testifies, too, to survival" (Here Be Dragons)

http://www.sharonkaypenman.com/

http://everythingedward2.com/

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Leyland
Bibliophile
Location: Travelers Rest SC

Postby Leyland » Sat October 31st, 2009, 2:39 am

Requested from Paperback Swap:

Aztec by Gary Jennings
Queen's Ransom by Fiona Buckley (a mystery at Elizabeth I's court)
My Dream of You by Nuala O'Faolian (novel within a novel - contemp and 1849 Ireland)
We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams ~ Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Ode


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