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michellemoran
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Postby michellemoran » Thu November 6th, 2008, 7:19 pm

Booke of Days, by Stephen Rivele about the First Crusade. It's an older book, published ten years ago.
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Postby KingEricCantona7 » Thu November 6th, 2008, 7:43 pm

I finished Devil's Brood today and tomorrow I start on Death Comes as Epiphany by Sharan Newman.

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Postby EC2 » Thu November 6th, 2008, 9:24 pm

"michellemoran" wrote:Booke of Days, by Stephen Rivele about the First Crusade. It's an older book, published ten years ago.


That was a DNF for me but before I DNF I'm sure one of the characters changed eye colours!
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Postby michellemoran » Thu November 6th, 2008, 11:03 pm

Oh no!!!! I haven't started and now I'm scared.

(is this a bad time to admit that my character changed eye colors in my hardcover of Nefertiti within the space of five pages? :rolleyes: )
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Postby EC2 » Thu November 6th, 2008, 11:08 pm

"michellemoran" wrote:Oh no!!!! I haven't started and now I'm scared.

(is this a bad time to admit that my character changed eye colors in my hardcover of Nefertiti within the space of five pages? :rolleyes: )


I'll be interested to know what you think re the Rivelle book, so I'll keep quiet. It's a while since I half-read it anyway, so I can't give you specifics.
LOL re the eye colour! It's amazing what we don't notice despite numerous checks....
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 michellemoran » Thu November 6th, 2008, 11:23 pm

HA! Yes...

I'll let you now when I'm some pages into it!
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Postby Alaric » Thu November 6th, 2008, 11:52 pm

Whenever I write something, I always give them blue eyes because I have blue eyes and there is no way I'll forget that!

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Postby nona » Thu November 6th, 2008, 11:56 pm

I'm thining of reading Twilight and the others, they sound really good.

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Postby michellemoran » Fri November 7th, 2008, 1:30 am

Well.... the book I was reading... without getting nasty - NOT recommended. Historically inaccurate, silly plot device at the beginning... EC, I can see why you didn't finish. I spent my afternoon reading and I don't plan on devoting anymore time to it.
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Postby Hoopking » Fri November 7th, 2008, 2:30 am

I'm thining of reading Twilight and the others, they sound really good.


You really will need to like repitious sentences of how beautiful the main male character is, because at least half of the book says it over and over again. Otherwise she is a good story teller but the book could have been about half as long without all the repeated adoration.


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