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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue June 30th, 2009, 6:29 pm

Waiting at the library for pick up,

Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund
A Secret Alchemy Emma Darwin
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue June 30th, 2009, 6:30 pm

"Misfit" wrote:Waiting at the library for pick up,
A Secret Alchemy Emma Darwin


I have that on my BF queue, I hope it's good, it sounds like it will be but you never know.

SM
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Miller's Dance by Winston Graham & How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed July 1st, 2009, 7:50 pm

Today received A Death in Tuscany, and To Dream of the Dead by Phil Rickman, in the post, and bought:

Confinement by Katharine McMahon
The Bellini Card by Jason Goodwin
The Glass of Time by Michael Cox
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Currently reading "How to stop time" by Matt Haig & "The Miller's Dance" by Winston Graham

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Tanzanite
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Location: Northern Virginia
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Postby Tanzanite » Wed July 1st, 2009, 10:48 pm

Since my husband is now employed, I went on a little used book buying spree:

The Rose, Red and White by Betty King (Margaret Tudor)
The Borgia Prince by Pamela Bennetts (Cesare Borgia)
The Two Queen Annes by Lozania Prole (Anne Boleyn and Anne of Cleves)

and to top it off, I simply could not resist buying this copy of Merry Mistress by Philip Lindsay (about Jane Shore), almost soley for the cover (despite numerous attempts I can't seem to figure out how to post a picture on here, so here is a link to it on my Book Cover Blog):

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed July 1st, 2009, 10:55 pm

"Tanzanite" wrote:and to top it off, I simply could not resist buying this copy of Merry Mistress by Philip Lindsay (about Jane Shore), almost soley for the cover (despite numerous attempts I can't seem to figure out how to post a picture on here, so here is a link to it on my Book Cover Blog):


Love the cover. (The model looks suspiciously like the one on my Lindsay paperback about Katherine Howard from the same era.)
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu July 2nd, 2009, 12:25 am

"boswellbaxter" wrote:Love the cover. (The model looks suspiciously like the one on my Lindsay paperback about Katherine Howard from the same era.)


Which she bought from me on Ebay, I think even before I joined the forum!

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Thu July 2nd, 2009, 1:13 am

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Which she bought from me on Ebay, I think even before I joined the forum!

SM


Ah, that's right! A lot of my oldies are from you.
Susan Higginbotham

Coming in October: The Woodvilles





http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/

http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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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 » Thu July 2nd, 2009, 3:39 pm

The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
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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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu July 2nd, 2009, 4:02 pm

"Misfit" wrote:A Secret Alchemy Emma Darwin


I already have that out from the library but not sure when I can get to it. I hope I can renew it before someone reserves it...

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri July 3rd, 2009, 4:36 pm

I needed a change of scenery so ordered The King Must Die and the Bull from the Sea by Mary Renault both had great reviews and I love that time period as well, can't wait till they arrive!


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