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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 1:25 am

those husbands can be so funny at times, lol, when we bought the new book shelves my husband said 'good luck filling those hun, it'll take awhile' well they're mostly full in less then a month.

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 3:43 am

Not HF but I bought High Voltage about Kat Von D from LA Ink.
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Carine
Compulsive Reader
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 » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 6:50 am

I ordered The Twice Born and The Seer of Egypt at Amazon Canada. Expected delivery date : 23 April ! Patience is a virtue !

annis
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Postby annis » Tue February 3rd, 2009, 6:20 am

I'm excited- I discovered that Carla's book "Paths of Exile" is now available from Book Depository, so I promptly ordered a copy.

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Tue February 3rd, 2009, 6:55 am

"Carine" wrote:I ordered The Twice Born and The Seer of Egypt at Amazon Canada. Expected delivery date : 23 April ! Patience is a virtue !


I read Twice Born last year, and right now, I'm about three-quarters of the way through Seer of Egypt. I'd love to know what you think of them when you get finished. have you read any of Pauline Gedge's other novels?

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Carine
Compulsive Reader
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 » Tue February 3rd, 2009, 7:00 am

"Telynor" wrote:I read Twice Born last year, and right now, I'm about three-quarters of the way through Seer of Egypt. I'd love to know what you think of them when you get finished. have you read any of Pauline Gedge's other novels?


Hi Telynor, no I haven't read any of Pauline Gedge's books yet although I have "Child of the Morning" and "The Twelfth Transforming" on my TBR pile. I'm planning on reading one of the two very soon though. How do you like her books ?

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Tue February 3rd, 2009, 7:10 am

"Carine" wrote:Hi Telynor, no I haven't read any of Pauline Gedge's books yet although I have "Child of the Morning" and "The Twelfth Transforming" on my TBR pile. I'm planning on reading one of the two very soon though. How do you like her books ?


I've read all of her Egyptian novels, and the Celic one, _The Eagle and the Raven._ I've enjoyed all of them very much, and I hope that she keeps writing. As far as Egyptian novels go, she's my favourite, hands down. and her research gets better as she goes.

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Carine
Compulsive Reader
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
Contact:

Postby Carine » Tue February 3rd, 2009, 7:12 am

"Telynor" wrote:I've read all of her Egyptian novels, and the Celic one, _The Eagle and the Raven._ I've enjoyed all of them very much, and I hope that she keeps writing. As far as Egyptian novels go, she's my favourite, hands down. and her research gets better as she goes.


That's great news Telynor !! I can't wait to start one now ! :)

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue February 3rd, 2009, 7:14 am

Even my best friend, who isn't big on historical fiction, like's Gedge's novels.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Wildflowers by Harriet Evans
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed February 4th, 2009, 5:55 pm

Made my first purchases of the new year today (apart from one bought over the Net the other week):

Bleeding Heart Square by Andrew Taylor
An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson
The Aviary Gate by ? Hickman


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