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Post by Telynor » Tue September 23rd, 2008, 10:33 pm

Finished up Faye Kellerman's The Burnt House, and compared to some of her more recent novels, not too shabby. Waving between diving into the second book of the Sharing Knife series, or another David Liss. I know I need to read something serious soon.

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Post by chuck » Wed September 24th, 2008, 12:53 am

Enjoying "The Reivers" by George MacDonald Fraser

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Post by LCW » Thu September 25th, 2008, 3:02 am

I'm reading The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran. I love it!! So far I think it's even better than Nefertiti.

Also, I'm reading a NF book called The Other End of the Leash. It's about dog behavior and body language. Very interesting!
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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Post by pat » Thu September 25th, 2008, 4:06 am

Maos Last Dancer, by Li Cunxin.
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Post by Kailana » Thu September 25th, 2008, 5:11 am

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

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Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
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Post by Vanessa » Thu September 25th, 2008, 6:55 am

I loved Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman and my daughter's favourite book is Coraline by the same author.
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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Post by Tanzanite » Thu September 25th, 2008, 2:33 pm

Started The Other Queen last night. I read 50 pages and so far, am not impressed. I'll read a little bit more and then decide if I'm going to finish it.

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Post by Sheramy » Thu September 25th, 2008, 2:45 pm

The Night Villa, by Carol Goodman. I'm about halfway through and largely enjoying it.
Sunflowers: A Novel of Vincent van Gogh, forthcoming from Avon-A, 13 October 2009
My blog: http://vangoghschair.blogspot.com
My website: http://www.sheramybundrick.com
For it is truly the discovery of a new hemisphere in a person's life when he falls seriously in love. -Vincent van Gogh

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Post by EC2 » Thu September 25th, 2008, 3:56 pm

Still not that struck with The King's Gold by Reverte. Suspect this one is not for me. Am also reading Mort by Terry Pratchett (non historical) and loving it.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal


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Post by nona » Thu September 25th, 2008, 4:16 pm

Moonstruck Madness by Laurie McBain


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