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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon March 16th, 2009, 9:19 pm

Yesterday I picked up a couple from a secondhand store.

Amenable Women by Mavis Cheek (Anne of Cleves)
The King's General by Daphne Du Maurier (English Civil War)

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Tue March 17th, 2009, 12:00 am

I had quite haul today! Not only did I order the two EC books I don't have but I got the following in the mail today:

The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Master of Verona by David Blixt
The Pride of Lions by Marsha Canham
Blood of Roses by Marsha Canham
Kathryn In the Court of Six Queens by Anne Merton Abbey
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Tue March 17th, 2009, 9:05 am

I am so glad to see more people buying Master of Verona.
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There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee & The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau (Pigeonhole)
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 March 17th, 2009, 7:07 pm

The King's Grace by Anne Easter Smith
The Lords of the North by Bernard Cornwell (via a book swapping site - just need to find the first one in the series now!)
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

TLee
Reader
Location: Westchester, NY

Postby TLee » Tue March 17th, 2009, 8:49 pm

My amazon package just arrived!

The King's Grace by Anne Easter Smith and The Devil's Brood by Sharon Kay Penman. And I also picked up the Bronze Horseman at the library today. Can't decide which to read first.

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Wed March 18th, 2009, 3:50 am

"diamondlil" wrote:I am so glad to see more people buying Master of Verona.


I plan to read it so I can participate in the March discussion. We have similar tastes so I'm really hoping/expecting that I'll like it too!!
Books to the ceiling,

Books to the sky,

My pile of books is a mile high.

How I love them! How I need them!

I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Wed March 18th, 2009, 9:56 am

Today I picked up the following books from the library:

Emma Vol 1 by Kauru Mori - Graphic novel.
Angelique in Revolt by Sergeanne Golon
Away with the Fairies by Kerry Greenwood
Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver.
The Mysteries of Glass by Sue Gee
Fishing for Stars by Bryce Courtenay.
Drood: A Novel by Dan Simmons
My Blog - Reading Adventures



All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry





There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.



Edith Wharton

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Christmas Lights by Karen Swan & The Christmas Card Crime and other stories
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri March 20th, 2009, 12:23 pm

Yesterday ordered from Amazon:

Cathedral of the Sea
Where Mermaids Sing (a Sebastian St Cyr mystery) by C S Harris

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee & The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau (Pigeonhole)
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 » Fri March 20th, 2009, 12:48 pm

The Blackstone Key by Rose Melikan
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Fri March 20th, 2009, 2:10 pm

Well I haven't actually bought it yet, but this was mentioned at the HR boards at Amazon, apparently its set in the California Gold Country. Had to share the cover though for Tanzanite :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

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