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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri March 6th, 2009, 3:41 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Why does Tudor have ***s in it?

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Just me being silly because there are so many books about the Tudors.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri March 6th, 2009, 3:42 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Just me being silly because there are so many books about the Tudors.[/quote]

Ah ok, I was thinking maybe the swear filter was going a bit bonkers!

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Post by Telynor » Fri March 6th, 2009, 5:33 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Just me being silly because there are so many books about the Tudors.[/quote]

They do seem to be in profusion these days... I'd be interested in seeing what you think of this one.

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Post by diamondlil » Fri March 6th, 2009, 8:01 am

[quote=""Amanda""]Over the last week or so I have added to the shelfs/piles/spare spots around the house:

Some Rosalind Laker books:
The Silver Touch
Far Seeks the Heart
Jewelled Path
The Sugar Pavillion

Blood Royal by Diana Norman
The Cherished Wives by Valerie Anand
The Rival Queens by Fidelis Morgan
The Accomplice by Kathryn Heyman
Unpolished Gem by Alice Pung
Palace Circle by Rebecca Dean (ARC)

And a slow cooker recipe book....for a bit of something different![/quote]

I just picked up a slow cooker recipe book from the library to try and get some inspiration!
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Post by Vanessa » Fri March 6th, 2009, 8:38 am

Yesterday I bought:

TheArt of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
This Charming Man by Marian Keyes
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Post by Madeleine » Fri March 6th, 2009, 11:25 am

I also got "This Charming Man" yesterday, it's just been published here in pb and everywhere has it on promotion!

then I got home to find "The Water Horse" by Julia Gregson sitting by my doorstep, hidden behind the doormat by our thoughtful postman!

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Post by diamondlil » Fri March 6th, 2009, 9:13 pm

I hope you enjoy those. I liked This Charming Man but didn't love it as I do some of her other novels.

I really hope you enjoy The Water Horse. I have read both of Julia Gregson's novels and really enjoyed them both.
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Post by Madeleine » Sat March 7th, 2009, 8:51 pm

[quote=""diamondlil""]I hope you enjoy those. I liked This Charming Man but didn't love it as I do some of her other novels.

I really hope you enjoy The Water Horse. I have read both of Julia Gregson's novels and really enjoyed them both.[/quote]

thanks for the recommendation for JG's books, I have East of the Sun as well.

Today I got "Born in Fire" by Nora Roberts.

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Post by Kasthu » Sat March 7th, 2009, 9:14 pm

I second the Julia Gregson recommendation--East of the Sun is very good.

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Post by diamondlil » Sat March 7th, 2009, 10:35 pm

I went to Borders yesterday all really to spend some money. I had three books that I wanted to buy because they are books that i am unlikely to be able to borrow from the library, but they didn't have a single one!

I ended up buying the final book in the Harry Potter series, even though I still have the two books before that to read.
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