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michellemoran
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Postby michellemoran » Mon August 25th, 2008, 11:00 pm

Cleopatra by Joyce Tyldesley, whose last name (for me anyway) is a serious mouthful. It's a brand new biography, and I'm finding it quite fascinating, especially since I just finished a book on Cleopatra's daughter!
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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Mon August 25th, 2008, 11:02 pm

Getting ready to start Penman's Time and Chance.

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Susan
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Postby Susan » Mon August 25th, 2008, 11:39 pm

"Tanzanite" wrote:Getting ready to start Penman's Time and Chance.


I think we're going to have to start a Time and Chance thread!
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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon August 25th, 2008, 11:40 pm

I'm reading The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon and Duchess by Susan Scott Holloway. Loving both of them!

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Ariadne
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Location: At the foothills of Mt. Level

Postby Ariadne » Mon August 25th, 2008, 11:46 pm

I'm halfway through Christine Blevins' Midwife of the Blue Ridge... it's a new novel set in colonial America. I'll be interviewing her on my blog shortly.

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Susan
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Postby Susan » Mon August 25th, 2008, 11:48 pm

"Ariadne" wrote:I'm halfway through Christine Blevins' Midwife of the Blue Ridge... it's a new novel set in colonial America. I'll be interviewing her on my blog shortly.


Which state is the setting for this book? Virginia?
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Ariadne
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Postby Ariadne » Tue August 26th, 2008, 12:03 am

"Susan" wrote:Which state is the setting for this book? Virginia?


I believe Virginia, or at least it was part of Virginia back then. That's one question I plan on asking her, actually, because I'm not sure of the exact locale today.

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Susan
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Postby Susan » Tue August 26th, 2008, 12:38 am

"Ariadne" wrote:I believe Virginia, or at least it was part of Virginia back then. That's one question I plan on asking her, actually, because I'm not sure of the exact locale today.


Thanks! IIRC, West Virginia was part of Virginia. I just looked up Blue Ridge Mountains on Wikipedia and the Blue Ridge Mountains are in the following states: Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina.
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Postby dbrady10@msn.com » Tue August 26th, 2008, 12:54 am

The Autobiography of Henry VIII by Margaret George.

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LCW
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Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Tue August 26th, 2008, 1:09 am

I'm still reading The Passions of Emma by Penelope Williamson. It's a HR and it's very very good. I'm 2/3 of the way through and so far there has been no sex whatsoever.


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