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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sat September 27th, 2008, 2:17 pm

I vote Shadows and Strongholds, it's the best of the three IMO at least :)

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Sat September 27th, 2008, 3:14 pm

I haven't read Shields of Pride, but I recently finished Shadows and Strongholds and agree with Misfit - go with this one.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sat September 27th, 2008, 4:06 pm

"Ash" wrote:I haven't read Shields of Pride, but I recently finished Shadows and Strongholds and agree with Misfit - go with this one.


I just love Brunin and Hawise. You'll have to read Lords of the White Castle which is about their son (I think).

Journey to Yesterday by June Lund Shiplett. A time slip novel from the late 70's. Heroine dives into the pool and disappears back to 1865. Good fun.

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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sat September 27th, 2008, 4:30 pm

I got them, your all right it is going to be Shadows and Strongholds. I read the first page or two while my girls were finding books and I'm already entangled into the story. So Mists of Avalon will have to take second and they accidently checked Sheilds of Pride to someone else *shrug*

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat September 27th, 2008, 5:13 pm

I finished "Death Masks: Book Five of the Dresden Files" by Jim Butcher, another good entry into the series, though not as funny as the last one but only because it was more of a serious subject in my opinion.

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Sun September 28th, 2008, 4:05 am

I just finished The Heretic Queen by our own Michelle Moran and absolutely loved it! It's even better than Nefertiti!

Now I'm starting on Beside a Burning Sea by John Shors. It's set during WWII.
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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Divia
Bibliomaniac
Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sun September 28th, 2008, 4:41 am

Bonds of community (still)

and I just started Heretic Daughter, which is good so far.
News, views, and reviews on books and graphic novels for young adult.
http://yabookmarks.blogspot.com/

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Kailana
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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
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Postby Kailana » Sun September 28th, 2008, 12:40 pm

Lord of the Bow by Conn Iggulden.

I loved the first book in the trilogy, Wolf of the Plains. I read it around the same time last year or the year before. Book three is out now, which I have, so I need to get cracking!

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Mon September 29th, 2008, 12:11 am

Paint the Wind by Cathy Cash Spellman and a huge thanks to EC for recommending it (even if you did upset my reading applecart :D ). A big fat epic saga set in 1860's Colorado.

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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Mon September 29th, 2008, 2:50 am

Finished reading A Spectacle of Corruption by David Liss. Very very good, and one of the better novels that I've read this year; review posted at Epinions, if anyone wants it over here, I'll put it up.

Debating between the following for the next one:

Pride and Prejudice by J. Austen
Passage by Lois McMaster Bujold
Shields of Pride or The Conquest by EC
Malory by Christina Hardyment (nonfiction)
Consuming Passions by Judith Flanders (nonfiction)
Charlotte and Leopold (nonfiction)


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