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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon October 6th, 2008, 3:18 am

I finished "Courtesan" by Diane Haeger, FINALLY! Other than the Harry Potter books, this was one of the longest books I've read.

My attempt at a review here:

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Postby chuck » Mon October 6th, 2008, 4:43 am

Just started reading Margaret Lawrence's "Hearts and Bones"

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Postby LCW » Mon October 6th, 2008, 8:00 pm

Perfect timing! Last night I finished Serena by Ron Rash, an excellent book!! I was going to start on The Eight tonight but Devils Brood showed up at work 15 min ago. Woohoo! So you know what I'll be reading tonight! :D
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Postby Divia » Mon October 6th, 2008, 8:03 pm

Midwife of the Blue Ridge. So far so good.
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Postby Misfit » Mon October 6th, 2008, 8:15 pm

"1lila1" wrote:Perfect timing! Last night I finished Serena by Ron Rash, an excellent book!! I was going to start on The Eight tonight but Devils Brood showed up at work 15 min ago. Woohoo! So you know what I'll be reading tonight! :D

I'm on pins and needles waiting for the mail to show up today. From looking at the tracking there's every possibility that DB will show today, if not tomorrow. It looks like DB is coming out of Amazon's Federal Way WA facility (at least mine did) so us West Coasters will probably get it first :) :)

Although I've already got two books going......

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Postby Aneca » Mon October 6th, 2008, 8:16 pm

I'm reading The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir.

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Postby lindymc » Mon October 6th, 2008, 8:38 pm

Just got The Time of Singing and plan to start it right away; but just had to share the good news of having received it. Perhaps this should go in the "best thing today" thread. I ordered it from Book Depository last Sunday (9/28) and got it today. Wow!

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Location: Nottingham UK

Postby EC2 » Mon October 6th, 2008, 9:41 pm

Just finished Little Bird by Camilla Way for Amazon Vine - not historical. A bit 'so-whatish'. Now on The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig - enjoying it so far - apart from page one, which was over-written - but clicking along nicely now.
Am leaving Devil's Brood for the moment as it's same characters as my time period and I'm in too close. I need a bit of distance first, so will probably read it next year I've decided.
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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Postby Telynor » Mon October 6th, 2008, 9:47 pm

I'm bouncing between Andrew Lang's The Red Fairy Book and Pride and Prejudice at the moment. I'm trying very hard not to watch the news today as it all tends to make me feel more depressed than usual.

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Postby Toelistangan » Tue October 7th, 2008, 5:47 am

Anthony and Cleopatra by Colleen McCullough and Obama, From Promise to Power by David Mendell...somehow I'm feeling similar character between Obama and Caesar Octavianus...


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