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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Fri September 5th, 2008, 11:09 am

I just bought Bonds of Community: The Lives of Farm Women in Nineteenth-Century New York I'm looking forward to it.
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JMJacobsen
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Location: Gig Harbor, Washington

Postby JMJacobsen » Sat September 6th, 2008, 9:28 pm

Picked up a haul today, that's for sure. I had to wait for a prescription to be filled and darn the luck, a brand-new Borders was right next door. ;)

'The Disorderly Knights' by Dunnett
'Pawn in Frankincense' by Dunnett

(I have the first two of the Lymond Chronicles, but am waiting to read them until I've obtained the whole series. I've learned the hard way not to start a series until I have them all, if at all possible, since I'm the most impatient person around!)

'The Queen's Secret' by Plaidy (part of her Queens of England set)
'The Loves of Charles II' by Plaidy...this is the 3-in-1 book that is the entire Stuart Saga.

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eclecticreader10
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Location: Southern California

Postby eclecticreader10 » Sun September 7th, 2008, 11:37 pm

I ordered Stealing Heaven by Marion Meade and Iseult by Dee Morrison Meaney. I ordered them from Half.com and got both for $8.48, including shipping. I'm happy.
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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon September 8th, 2008, 4:44 am

I got The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, as I have heard many people praise it.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Year That Changed Everything by Cathy Kelly
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 » Tue September 9th, 2008, 5:39 pm

I couldn't resist today and bought Nefertiti by Michelle Moran. :D
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lindymc
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Postby lindymc » Wed September 10th, 2008, 4:42 pm

I got quite a haul in today's mail:
The Outsider by Penelope Williamson
The Tiger's Woman by Celeste de Blasis
Burden of Desire by Robert MacNeil
Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser

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boswellbaxter
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Location: North Carolina
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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed September 10th, 2008, 5:11 pm

Nonfiction: The Lost King of France: How DNA Solved the Mystery of the Murdered Son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Deborah Cadbury. Saw it mentioned in Louis Bayard's The Black Tower, which I'm reading for review, and thought I would pick it up.
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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed September 10th, 2008, 5:55 pm

"boswellbaxter" wrote:Nonfiction: The Lost King of France: How DNA Solved the Mystery of the Murdered Son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Deborah Cadbury. Saw it mentioned in Louis Bayard's The Black Tower, which I'm reading for review, and thought I would pick it up.


I have that on my queue at BF, you'll have to let me know what you think about it.

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Carine
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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 September 10th, 2008, 5:57 pm

I've ordered 3 books :

Falls the Shadow - Sharon Penman
Doomsday Book - Connie Willis
Cruel as the Grave - Sharon Penman

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Julianne Douglas
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Location: Northern California

Postby Julianne Douglas » Wed September 10th, 2008, 6:16 pm

I picked up Karen Essex's Leonardo's Swans last night.
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