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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue December 23rd, 2008, 5:05 am

Jealous! Let us know how "The King's Rose" is!

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Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Tue December 23rd, 2008, 1:33 pm

Oh, Chanukah presents are rolling in and I have five book gift cards! Today David and I will go to the huge Borders in Phoenix with my list. Oh and I also have a 40% coupon. Who needs jewels when I can have books!

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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Tue December 23rd, 2008, 1:49 pm

"Amanda" wrote:Etta - by Gerald Koplan (about the love of the Sundance Kid)



I'd love to know how this one turns out. This has always been a subject of interest to me.

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Ellie
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Location: Tasmania, Australia

Postby Ellie » Wed December 24th, 2008, 2:07 am

I got The Secret of Excalibur by Andy McDermott.

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Wed December 24th, 2008, 3:58 am

thanks to SM I got Kathryn in the Court of Six Queens a few moments ago. So much for not ordering anymore books till next year, I've ordered four this week alreay, lol.

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Wed December 24th, 2008, 4:25 am

Picked up Peter Akroyd's Thames. I read his London awhile back, this looks like its worth the read (and hopefully the price! Yikes....)

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michellemoran
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Postby michellemoran » Wed December 24th, 2008, 4:48 am

Most of my presents this year will be books. Yesterday I purchased several copies of The Last Lecture (nf) for friends who I thought would enjoy it, plus Danielle Steel's A Good Woman, The Billionaire's Vinegar, a book on lizards, two cookbooks, a Stephanie Plum book, two Steve Berry novels, something by Carol Higgins Clark, three mysteries I've never heard of (each by debut authors), and finally Candace Bushnell's latest book.
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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed December 24th, 2008, 6:00 am

I was racking my brains to recall a certain Roman-era HF I read long ago -- and then I was so thrilled when the depths of the depleted grey matter spit out the title and the author I looked it up and bought it used from ABE books.
The Unconquered, by Naomi Mitchison. Anybody else read it?
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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Fri December 26th, 2008, 11:07 am

I was lucky and received The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry a couple of days ago.
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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri December 26th, 2008, 3:07 pm

I got three gift cards for B&N for $50 each for Christmas and they are having a sale today so we'll see what I might find that I can't live without.


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