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Becky's Reads

What have you read in 2008? Post your list here and update it as you go along! (One thread per member, please.)
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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Becky's Reads

Postby Telynor » Thu September 4th, 2008, 6:06 am

For those of you who are not faint of heart...
(if you want the link to the review, just let me know)

Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford (nonfiction)
Angels in the Gloom by Anne Perry (novel)
The Last Princess (nonfiction)
The Golden Tulip by Rosalind Laker (novel)
The Welsh Girl (novel)
The Queen?s Handmaiden (novel)
Poison Study by Maria Snyder (novel)
The Duchess of Windsor: The Uncommon Life of Wallis Simpson by Greg King (nonfiction)
Princess Masako by Ben Hills (nonfiction)
Now Face to Face by Karleen Koen (novel)
1 Dead in Attic: after Katrina (nonfiction)
The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey (novel)
The Secret Pearl by Mary Balogh (novel)
Charles and Camilla: Portrait of a Love Affair by Gyles Brandreth (non-fiction)
And Only To Deceive by Tasha Alexander (novel)
The Champion by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
The Commoner (novel)
Christine Falls by Benjamin Black (novel)
The Mere Mortal?s Guide to Fine Dining (nonfiction)
The Devil?s Web by Mary Jo Putney (novel)
The Sand Pebbles (novel)
The Palace of Illusions (novel)
The Marsh King?s Daughter by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
Marie-Therese Child of Terror by Susan Nagel (nonfiction)
The Seduction of the Crimson Rose by Lauren Willig (novel)
The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy by Rick Atkinson (nonfiction)
The Venetian Mask by Rosalined Laker (novel)
At Some Disputed Barricade by Anne Perry (novel)
Mistress of the Revolution by Catherine Delors (novel)
The Private Lives of the Impressionists by Sue Roe (nonfiction)
The Romanov Bride by Robert Alexander (fiction)
Crowns in a Changing World by John van der Kiste (nonfiction)
Elizabeth & Leicester: Power, Passion, Politics by Sarah Gristwood (nonfiction)
Careless in Red by Elizabeth George (novel)
The Twice Born by Pauline Gedge (novel)
Let Sleeping Rogues Lie (novel)
Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner (novel)
Murder of a Medici Princess (nonfiction)
The Rose Bride (novel)
The House at Riverton (novel)
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (novel)
The Secret Bride by Diane Haeger (novel)
A Poisoned Season by Tasha Alexander (novel)
The Last Heiress by Bertrice Small (novel)
Mistress of the Sun (novel)
We Shall Not Sleep by Anne Perry (novel)
Jack Vettriano: Studio Life (nonfiction)
The Outback Stars (novel)
The Monster of Florence (nonfiction)
Old Friends and New Fancies (novel)
Shadows and Strongholds by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
All for Love by (novel)
Wu: The Chinese Empress who? (nonfiction)
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell (novel)
One Night For Love by Mary Balogh (novel)
Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik (novel)
When Men Become Gods by Stephen Singular (nonfiction)
Merry Hall by Beverley Nichols (nonfiction)
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue (novel)
The Mislaid Magician by Patricia Wrede and Carolyn Stevermer (novel)
The Winter Mantle by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
Jane Austen for Dummies (nonfiction)
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith (novel)
Lords of the White Castle by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
A Conspiracy of Paper by David Liss (novel)
50 Women Artists You Should Know by Various (nonfiction)
Sunlight and Shadow by Cameron Dokey (novel)
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay (novel)
No Regrets by Ann Rule (nonfiction)
Daughter of York by Anne Easter Smith (novel)
Dearly Devoted Dexter by Jeff Lindsay (novel)
Polar Star by Martin Cruz Smith (novel)
Privilege and Scandal: The Remarkable Life of Harriet Spencer, sister of Georgiana by Janet Gleeson (nonfiction)
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama (novel)
Daughters of the Grail by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
Mike?s Election Guide 2008 by Michael Moore (nonfiction)
Last edited by Telynor on Wed September 10th, 2008, 11:05 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Thu September 4th, 2008, 6:44 am

Darn! You go, girl! I'm in awe! :D
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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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Thu September 4th, 2008, 7:07 am

How many is that Becky?
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There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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pat
Avid Reader
Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Postby pat » Thu September 4th, 2008, 11:15 am

*stands in awe*

Over what timespan?
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu September 4th, 2008, 1:46 pm

Oh dear, I don't know if I have the time or courage to list mine out. Way to go Becky!

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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Thu September 4th, 2008, 6:52 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:How many is that Becky?


74. Whew. I had no idea, I was guessing maybe 50 or something....

Since the begining of the year.

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pat
Avid Reader
Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Postby pat » Fri September 5th, 2008, 5:13 am

Thats around 9 per month! Golly gosh!!!!
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Charliekat
Scribbler

Postby Charliekat » Sat September 13th, 2008, 11:03 pm

Wow!

Well, in her profile it does say compulsive reader! ;)

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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

September 2008 reads

Postby Telynor » Tue September 30th, 2008, 12:12 pm

Here you all go, September's reads. If anyone wants me to post a particular review here, please let me know.

The Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama (novel)
Daughters of the Grail by Elizabeth Chadwick (novel)
Mike?s Election Guide 2008 by Michael Moore (nonfiction)
The Sharing Knife: Beguilement by Lois McMaster Bujold (fiction)
Too Late to Say Goodbye by Ann Rule (nonfiction)
Dexter in the Dark by Jeff Lindsay (fiction)
The Princes of the Golden Cage by Nathalie Mallet (fiction)
The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran (fiction)
The Burnt House by Faye Kellerman (fiction)
Design for Tea: Tea Wares from the Dragon Court to Afternoon Tea by Jane Pettigrew (nonfiction)
A Spectacle of Corruption by David Liss (fiction)

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Tue September 30th, 2008, 7:05 pm

I'd like to see your review for The Heretic Queen. I know you didn't really like it so it'd be interesting to read another POV.
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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