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zsigandr
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Location: Ontario, Canada

Postby zsigandr » Sat May 16th, 2009, 11:55 am

boswellbaxter - that was hilarious! I am sorry to say this, but I have seen some women that remind me of that video. ;)

The day before my eye surgery, Wednesda, I picked up a copy of Pope Joan at a used book store. I thought this was a good find. As well, I received my copy of Decision Most Deadly that evening in the mail. So this definitely was a great day!

Andrea

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Sun May 17th, 2009, 4:02 am

I have spent entirely too much money today. I found a lovely book on Chinese imperial clothing (I am a costuming nut) over at Daedalusbooks.com at a thoroughly shameless price. Not to mention a stack o'stuff (sex in Elizabethan England, anyone?) and a few more at Book Depository.

Oh, and EC's The Running Vixen is available for preorder, but alas, no cover art as yet. Just 200 days to go...

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun May 17th, 2009, 4:03 am

"Telynor" wrote:I have spent entirely too much money today. I found a lovely book on Chinese imperial clothing (I am a costuming nut) over at Daedalusbooks.com at a thoroughly shameless price. Not to mention a stack o'stuff (sex in Elizabethan England, anyone?) and a few more at Book Depository.

Oh, and EC's The Running Vixen is available for preorder, but alas, no cover art as yet. Just 200 days to go...


What is the title of the book on Elizabethan Sex?

SM
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Telynor
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Postby Telynor » Sun May 17th, 2009, 4:41 am

"SonjaMarie" wrote:What is the title of the book on Elizabethan Sex?

SM


Here's the link for the book. The title is, natch, Sex in Elizabethan England by Alan Hayes.

http://www.daedalusbooks.com/Products/Detail.asp?ProductID=71374&Media=Book&SubCategoryID=&ReturnUrl=%2FProducts%2FSearch%2FHomeQuickSearchResult%2Easp%3FSearch%3Dsex%2Bin%2Belizabethan%2Bengland%26Media%3D%26image1%2Ex%3D0%26image1%2Ey%3D0

Edit: and for those of you out there who enjoyed the series, Aristocrats, they also have the illustrated companion volume for under 2.00 -- a real steal.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun May 17th, 2009, 4:43 am



It's got 3 stars at Amazon, so I will wait to hear what you say before I decide to buy or not.

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Kasthu
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Postby Kasthu » Sun May 17th, 2009, 8:14 pm

Three more books landed in my shooping cart at Amazon:

Seasons of Storms
Named of the Dragon
and
The Shadowy Horses, all by Susanna Kearsley.

I'm sick.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sun May 17th, 2009, 10:06 pm

"Kasthu" wrote:Three more books landed in my shooping cart at Amazon:

Seasons of Storms
Named of the Dragon
and
The Shadowy Horses, all by Susanna Kearsley.

I'm sick.


:) :) :)

A good sickness I think, although I'm glad the library has cured me of it for the most part. Although those holds can create the same kind of problem.....
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Leyland
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Location: Travelers Rest SC

Postby Leyland » Mon May 18th, 2009, 12:09 am

"Kasthu" wrote:Three more books landed in my shooping cart at Amazon:
Seasons of Storms
Named of the Dragon
and
The Shadowy Horses, all by Susanna Kearsley.
Very good choices - hope you really like them all.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon May 18th, 2009, 5:07 am

NF: "City of Laughter: Sex and Satire in Eighteenth-Cent​ury London" by Vic Gatrell

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
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Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon May 18th, 2009, 10:41 am

I've ordered "Silence and Shadows" by James Long, also from Amazon but it's coming from the US as copies in the UK seem to be pretty rare, expensive, or part of one of those omnibus editions which are heavily abridged.


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