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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sun January 4th, 2009, 12:11 am

"Tanzanite" wrote:I hadn't seen that one yet - oh my!! I did receive Gellis' A Silver Mirror today from Paperback Swap (based on your review).


That cover's a keeper isn't it? Waiting to see what the other two in the series are like when they come :D

**bites nails** so far that's EC, BB and now Tanzanite that purchased A Silver Mirror because of me. Hope you all like it :o

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Kasthu
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Postby Kasthu » Sun January 4th, 2009, 12:45 am

Today I bought February's Book of the Month, Needle in the Blood.

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Sun January 4th, 2009, 1:34 am

I bought Colleen McCullough's The Independence of Miss Mary Bennett today. Thought of buying the new Robin Maxwell book--it did look interesting--but I think I 'll wait a little since I'm backed up reading-wise anyway.

Still waiting on The Silver Mirror!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Mon January 5th, 2009, 11:50 pm

Gave in and bought Robin Maxwell's Signora da Vinci today (especially since it came with blurbs from two HF Onliners--C.W. Gortner and Michelle Moran) and Ella March Chase's The Virgin Queen's Daughter. Also got A Silver Mirror in the mail today, along with Alice Harwood's The Lily and the Leopards.
Susan Higginbotham

Coming in October: The Woodvilles





http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/

http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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red805
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Location: Southern California

Postby red805 » Tue January 6th, 2009, 2:06 am

Spent the Amazon.com gift certificate I received :) , based on favorite books from some of your lists, for - Forever Amber (Kathleen Winsor), The Kings Pleasure:A Novel of Katharine of Aragon (Norah Lofts), The Sunne In Splendour:A Novel of Richard III (Sharon Kay Penman), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Mary Ann Shaffer), The Falcon of Palermo (Maria Bordihn) - I think my dog ate the cover off my original copy, The Crimson Petal and the White (Michel Faber), & the dvd The Name of the Rose.

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Tue January 6th, 2009, 2:51 am

An early birthday present arrived from my big sis: Peter Ackroyd's The Thames. I'd been perusing this in the bookstore, really wanting it but balking at the price. Fortunately, big sis didn't :) Looking forward to reading this.

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Susan
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Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Tue January 6th, 2009, 2:59 am

I also just spent an Amazon gift certificate and got:

"Mr. Timothy: A Novel" by Louis Bayard
"Company of Liars" by Karen Maitland
"The King's Daughter. A Novel of the First Tudor Queen" by Sandra Worth
"Duchess: A Novel of Sarah Churchill" by Susan Holloway Scott
"Signora Da Vinci" by Robin Maxwell
"Westminster Abbey (Wonders of the World)" by Richard Jenkyns
"Anne of the Thousand Days / Mary, Queen of Scots" DVD;
"Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster" by Alison Weir I bought this even though (I hemmed and hawed about buying this, but I am very interested in Katherine Swynford)
"Isaac Newton" by James Gleick (for my husband)
~Susan~
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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Tue January 6th, 2009, 3:29 am

"Misfit" wrote:That cover's a keeper isn't it? Waiting to see what the other two in the series are like when they come :D

**bites nails** so far that's EC, BB and now Tanzanite that purchased A Silver Mirror because of me. Hope you all like it :o


Well, I didn't actually purchase mine since I got it from Paperback Swap (although I guess the cost of the postage is a "purchase") so don't feel too much pressure!!

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Tue January 6th, 2009, 3:43 am

"Tanzanite" wrote:Well, I didn't actually purchase mine since I got it from Paperback Swap (although I guess the cost of the postage is a "purchase") so don't feel too much pressure!!



:) :)

No worries. I'm still trying to figure out how I sold at least three copies (that I know of) of a $.01 used paperback - let alone waiting to see what the rest of you think about it.

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Tue January 6th, 2009, 4:20 am

"Misfit" wrote: :) :)

No worries. I'm still trying to figure out how I sold at least three copies (that I know of) of a $.01 used paperback - let alone waiting to see what the rest of you think about it.


Well, I'll buy anything that has a Despenser in it! I thumbed through it tonight (while balancing it, dinner, and Boswell in my lap) and it does look pretty good.
Susan Higginbotham

Coming in October: The Woodvilles





http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/

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