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

Postby Nefret » Thu June 4th, 2009, 3:35 am

Bought Signora Da Vinci on Monday morning. :)

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sweetpotatoboy
Bibliophile
Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu June 4th, 2009, 2:11 pm

Bought three books online today but I probably won't get round to reading any of them for a while:

Allan Massie - Charlemagne and Roland
Margaret Irwin - The Elizabeth Omnibus
Veronica Baker-Smith - Royal Discord: The Family of George II

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu June 4th, 2009, 9:56 pm

some books came in the mail today

Th Night Drifter, Susan Carroll
The Midnight Bride, Susan Carroll
The Darcy Connection, Elizabeth Aston
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
Sex with Kings, Eleanor Herman

Catherine the Great by Carrolly Erickson came yesterday.

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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Thu June 4th, 2009, 10:15 pm

Alas, bought far too many books. But one of them is a must-read for those who like romances, historical or otherwise. I only did a quick flip through, but what I did read was a scream. The book is titled:

Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches Guide to Romance Novels

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Behind Palace Doors: My Service as the Queen Mother?s Equerry
Tea and Crumpets
The Perfect Afternoon Tea Book by Anthony Wild
Explorer by CJ Cherryh
Precursor by CJ Cherryh
Defender by CJ Cherryh
Wolves Eat Dogs by Martin Cruz Smith
Rose by Martin Cruz Smith

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Thu June 4th, 2009, 10:43 pm

Beyond Heaving Bosoms is supposed to be great from what I hear, let us know what you think.

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri June 5th, 2009, 1:27 am

ordered Mr Darcy's Daughters, by Elizabeth Aston. It picks up 20 years after P&P with their five childern, imagine the childern are alot like the Bennett girls were growing up.

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer
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 June 5th, 2009, 3:27 pm

Celia Garth by Gwen Bristow
The Time of Singing by Elizabeth Chadwick
In The Woods by Tana French
Palace Circle by Rebecca Dean
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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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Carine
Compulsive Reader
Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favorite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
Location: Ghent, Belgium
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Postby Carine » Fri June 5th, 2009, 5:27 pm

Yesterday The Time of Singing arrived.

Ordered today : Green Darkness and Devil Water both by Anya Seton

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri June 5th, 2009, 6:12 pm

ordered The Second Mrs. Darcy by Elizabeth Aston today.

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Fri June 5th, 2009, 7:20 pm

From the library,

A four in one from Victoria Holt - Bride of Pendorric, The Shadow of hte Lynx, King of the Castle and Mistress of Mellyn

Winter in Madrid CJ Samson
The Cowboy and the Cossack by Clair Huffaker
A Rose for Virture Norah Lofts

Courtesy Amazon Vine,

Murder of a Medici Princess Caroline P. Murphy
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be


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