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boswellbaxter
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Location: North Carolina
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Postby boswellbaxter » Mon June 1st, 2009, 9:44 pm

Bought Good King Harry by Denise Giardina (Henry V).
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 5:40 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:I was checking my Wish List at Amazon and amazingly enough "Versailles: A Biography of a Palace" by Tony Spawforth was for sale for $6.99, so I snapped it up, I hope the seller comes through, I'll let you know if I actually get it.

SM


Well it was too good to be true, someone had already snatched it up before I ordered it and I'm getting a refund. I had a feeling that might happen, oh well. Another time then.

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lindymc
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Postby lindymc » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 6:14 pm

Hit the jackpot today from paperback swap:
Master of Verona
The King's Grace
Within the Hollow Crown
She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain. (1873) -- Louisa May Alcott

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Tue June 2nd, 2009, 10:56 pm

Found a lovely signed copy of Lillian Gish's memoir Movies, Mr Griffith, and Me. Shes one of my favorite silent movie actresses, its a lovely book, and my DH decided that it would be perfect for an anniversary gift. Who needs jewels? (well written too, which is alwys a treat of course)

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 10:37 am

In the last couple of days I have received the books I ordered when Book Depository had their discount on - The Tory Widow by Christine Blevins, Twilight of Avalon by Anna Elliott and Blue Diablo by Ann Aguirre. I also received Crossed Wires by Rosy Thornton as well.
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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 10:39 am

"Lauryn" wrote:I received a stack of books while working on my course stuff, and have now come up for air to read them. :D

The Winter Mantle - Elizabeth Chadwick
The Loch - Steve Alten
The Conqueror - Georgette Heyer

... and a couple of Shannon McKenna titles I blush to divulge :p


I've quite enjoyed the Shannon McKenna books I have read!
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There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.



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emr
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Location: Castilla

Postby emr » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 10:50 am

Went to the book fair and came back with El Diamante de la Reina (The Queen's Diamond) about Isabel de Valois (Felipe II`s 4th wife) and La Casa de los Siete Pecados (The House of the Seven Sins) about Felipe II and his mistress, both by Mari Pau Dominguez.
Now when am I going to get to read these? lol *...adds them to the already unstable tbr pile...*

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Postby gyrehead » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 11:33 am

"emr" wrote:Went to the book fair and came back with El Diamante de la Reina (The Queen's Diamond) about Isabel de Valois (Felipe II`s 4th wife) and La Casa de los Siete Pecados (The House of the Seven Sins) about Felipe II and his mistress, both by Mari Pau Dominguez.
Now when am I going to get to read these? lol *...adds them to the already unstable tbr pile...*


Both sound interesting. And beyond my linguistic reach most doubt (shut up CW! :rolleyes :) . Still I have heard good things about this author.

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Alaric
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Postby Alaric » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 11:40 am

"Alaric" wrote:Yesterday I ordered from the bookdepository:

"Edward I: A Great and Terrible King," by Marc Morris (NF)
"Winterbirth," by Brian Ruckley


Received these today, and bought the ones below yesterday. :)

"Alaric" wrote:"A Storm of Swords, part 1: Steel and Snow," by George R.R. Martin
"A Storm of Swords, part 2: Blood and Gold," by George R.R. Martin

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 7:33 pm

Today I got the latest Agatha Raisin detective story, and Madonna of the Almonds, plus various internet orders arrived in the post.


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