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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 » Sat November 8th, 2008, 3:54 pm

I've just ordered "The Ghost Writer" by John Harwood from playtrade.

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sat November 8th, 2008, 4:07 pm

From amazon:

The Conquest by Elizabeth Chadwick, already read but must own.
The Eagle and the Raven by Pauline Gredge, been drooling over for weeks.

From Library sale (25 cents each! couldn't believe my luck.

Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A McKillip
Duchess of Milan by Micheal Ennis
Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay
In the Stone Circle by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Catilina's Riddle: Novel of Ancient Rome by Steven Saylor
The Ventian Mask by Rosalind Laker
In the Shadow of the Oak King by Courtway Jones

and the ons that really took my breath away..
White Mares Daughters by Judith Tarr

I also bought some movies such as Ivanhoe (PBS version) and a few documentry's on Ancient Rome, Pagan religion and Vikings.


Over all I feel like I made out good, if anyone has read any of these please let me know what you thought.

Erika Mailman
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Location: California
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Postby Erika Mailman » Sat November 8th, 2008, 6:06 pm

Annis, I know, this is a terrible time to be wasting expensive gas while enthralled by a book on tape! But I can't help myself....

Marg, I've done the same, sat in the driveway too. Often though I have my daughter with me and if we parked she'd demand to be let out, so I just keep driving!

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Ash
Bibliomaniac
Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Sat November 8th, 2008, 8:09 pm

Picked up Thomas Cahill's Mysteries of the Middle Ages, finally in paperback. I've read most of his 'hinges of civilization' books except for the greek one. I know he is considered a 'popular historian' and is critcized by some for his theories, but I find him an interesting read. The illustrations in this book alone is worth the price.

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sat November 8th, 2008, 10:12 pm

I just ordered Lady of the Horse and Daughter of Lir to go with White Mare's Daughter that I got at the library sale. I now have 27 books stacked by my night stand, where am I going to find the time to read all of these and the ones I have coming in from amazon, lol.

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Susan
Bibliomaniac
Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Sun November 9th, 2008, 4:23 am

"nona" wrote: I now have 27 books stacked by my night stand, where am I going to find the time to read all of these and the ones I have coming in from amazon, lol.


When you figure it out, please let me know!
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Alaric
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Location: Adelaide, Australia.
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Postby Alaric » Sun November 9th, 2008, 4:30 am

My mum says the same thing, but I always remind her that the great thing about books is that they are timeless. I mean, it's not like a book is ever going to stop working and become irreplaceable like a VCR, is it? :)

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Sun November 9th, 2008, 9:20 am

The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons (to complete the series.....now I just have to start reading The Bronze Horseman!), and The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman.

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Two Houses by Fran Cooper
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 » Sun November 9th, 2008, 10:22 am

"nona" wrote:I just ordered Lady of the Horse and Daughter of Lir to go with White Mare's Daughter that I got at the library sale. I now have 27 books stacked by my night stand, where am I going to find the time to read all of these and the ones I have coming in from amazon, lol.


"Susan" wrote:When you figure it out, please let me know!


I worry about that, too!! I find it quite frightening when I look at my TBR pile!
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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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon November 10th, 2008, 10:25 pm

Today I got "Suite 606" that has a short "In Death" story by J.D Robb and "Salvation in Death" the new full length novel by J.D Robb.

I'm going to finish a book I'm reading before I tear in to those though it will be hard!

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