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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Tue January 6th, 2009, 7:44 pm

Well actually it was yesterday but Fatal Lies by Frank Tallis came from play.com

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Kasthu
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Post by Kasthu » Wed January 7th, 2009, 12:51 am

The book-buying sickness continues, with the purchases of The Lady Chapel and The Nun's Tale, the second and third books in the Owen Archer series by Candace Robb.

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Post by Tanzanite » Wed January 7th, 2009, 4:07 am

It is indeed a sickness! I unpacked all of my books last night in the new Denver apartment and oh my - I have a lot! They are all in one book case in our spare bedroom which is the first time they have all been in one location. Before, they were spread out in various places and so I never thought I had that many books. My husband just looked at it and shook his head.

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Wed January 7th, 2009, 5:32 pm

today I got:

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale
When will there be good news? by Kate Atkinson

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed January 7th, 2009, 5:38 pm

[quote=""Tanzanite""]It is indeed a sickness! I unpacked all of my books last night in the new Denver apartment and oh my - I have a lot! They are all in one book case in our spare bedroom which is the first time they have all been in one location. Before, they were spread out in various places and so I never thought I had that many books. My husband just looked at it and shook his head.[/quote]

I keep telling myself, "I'm helping the economy." I'm so virtuous.

Bought a new biography of Richard III today by Josephine Wilkinson at Amazon UK. It focuses on his youth--looks interesting.
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Carine
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Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
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Post by Carine » Wed January 7th, 2009, 6:15 pm

Today I got :

The Prince and the Pilgrim by Mary Stewart
We speak no treason by Rosemary Hawley Jarman
The Water Devil by Judith Merkle Riley

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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed January 7th, 2009, 6:17 pm

I've ordered "The Complete Pompeii" by Joanna Berry. The first time I tried to order it a few days ago it was cancelled, so I'm trying again through Half.com. It cost a little more then I usually spend on a book but I really want to read it and it doesn't seem to come much cheaper.

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Post by diamondlil » Wed January 7th, 2009, 7:24 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]today I got:

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale
When will there be good news? by Kate Atkinson[/quote]


Both good books!
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Post by Alaric » Thu January 8th, 2009, 8:27 am

I bought my sister the second and third books in that Twilight series every teenage girl seems to love. She's paying me back though. :p

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Post by Maggie » Thu January 8th, 2009, 12:32 pm

I've recently ordered:

Contact by Carl Saga
1984 by George Orwell
Yesterdays Children by Jenny Cockell.

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