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princess garnet
Bibliophile
Location: Maryland

Postby princess garnet » Fri May 8th, 2009, 3:00 pm

Princess of the Sword by Lynn Kurland. Final installment of her "Nine Kingdoms" trilogy

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sweetpotatoboy
Bibliophile
Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Fri May 8th, 2009, 3:13 pm

Today I bought Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier as that will be one of my book group's June read. Never read it or her before but am looking forward to it (won't read it till June, though).
(My Mum says she has read it several times and thought she had a copy, but she couldn't find it so I've bought it.)

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Kasthu
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Location: Radnor, PA
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Postby Kasthu » Fri May 8th, 2009, 11:49 pm

Today I preordered the paperback edition of EC's The Time of Singing from Amazon UK...

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Fri May 8th, 2009, 11:53 pm

"Kasthu" wrote:Today I preordered the paperback edition of EC's The Time of Singing from Amazon UK...


Probably much cheaper than that seller on Amazon US is asking for it as well :) :)
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Sat May 9th, 2009, 1:55 pm

Dh's birthday. Bought him The Forgotten Legion by Ben Kane (waving) and Revelation by C J Sansom.
For self, C.W. Gortner's The Last Queen arrived with them.

Currently reading Half of a Yellow Sun by - forgotten name and enjoying it. (1960's Nigeria)
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sat May 9th, 2009, 2:06 pm

Picking up at the library today,

Three Du Mauriers (Julius, The Loving Spirit and Flight of the Falcon)
Galway Bay (forget who the author is, I have been on the wait list forever), there are 15 more holds on ten copies after mine. Popular book.
The Swan Maiden by our own Jules Watson
Below the Salt, Thomas Costain
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Sun May 10th, 2009, 5:11 am

Bought The Quality of Mercy by Faye Kellerman this morning. Could not find The Last Queen. :o

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: A Fractured Winter by Allison Bailliet
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 » Sun May 10th, 2009, 10:27 am

"EC2" wrote:Currently reading Half of a Yellow Sun by - forgotten name and enjoying it. (1960's Nigeria)



I loved this one, EC. I can't even pronounce the author's name, never mind remember it! LOL.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: A Fractured Winter by Allison Bailliet
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 » Sun May 10th, 2009, 10:28 am

I was at a book group meet-up in Durham yesterday and came home with:

The Great Lover by Jill Dawson
The Piano Teacher by Janice Y K Lee
Past Imperfect by Julian Fellowes
The Madonna of the Almonds by Marina Fiorato
Gypsy by Lesley Pearse
The Senator's Wife by Sue Miller
The Believers by Zoe Heller
Be Careful What You Wish For by Alexandra Potter
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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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Mon May 11th, 2009, 11:39 am

Today I received To Beguile a Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt, and I picked up The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton, City of Bones by Cassandra Clare, Shields of Pride by Elizabeth Chadwick and Betrayed by PC Cast and Kristin Cast.
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