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August 2010, what are you reading

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Jemidar
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Location: Adelaide, Australia

Postby Jemidar » Thu August 5th, 2010, 3:59 pm

Just started Lady Jane Grey by Eric Ives (NF).
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu August 5th, 2010, 6:17 pm

"Jemidar" wrote:Just started Lady Jane Grey by Eric Ives (NF).


If you read the list of the people he thanks, I'm one of them (despite the misspell of my first name :P )

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Jemidar
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Location: Adelaide, Australia

Postby Jemidar » Thu August 5th, 2010, 7:40 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:If you read the list of the people he thanks, I'm one of them (despite the misspell of my first name :P )

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I remembered you saying that so the first thing I did was check it out :) .
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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Thu August 5th, 2010, 7:47 pm

Yankee Stranger by Elswyth Thane

Sorry Misfit! :( I never thought I'd get to this before you did!

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu August 5th, 2010, 7:59 pm

"Michy" wrote:Yankee Stranger by Elswyth Thane

Sorry Misfit! :( I never thought I'd get to this before you did!


**drums fingers on table**

I just checked and it still hasn't been returned. Grrr :mad: :mad: :mad:
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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Thu August 5th, 2010, 9:02 pm

I hope that whoever is ahead of you in line didn't just forget to return the book before they left on their around-the-world-in-a-canoe trip. :(

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LoobyG
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Location: Derbyshire, UK

Postby LoobyG » Thu August 5th, 2010, 9:11 pm

Just finished 'Mary of Carisbrooke' by Margaret Campbell Barnes which I really enjoyed, it's made me want to seek out the rest of her novels now. About to begin 'The Poisoned Crown' by Maurice Druon who is a new author to me, my mum picked this paperback up in Cape Town and it's been on my shelf for years. So, here goes! I've also got 'Yankee Stranger' by Elswyth Thane on my TBR shelf but would I need to read 'Dawn's Early Light' first to make sense of it?

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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Thu August 5th, 2010, 9:21 pm

I just read Dawn's Early Light last month and just started Yankee Stranger yesterday..... so far I would say that, no, you don't have to read DEL first to understand what's going on in YS. YS starts about 80 years after the end of DEL, so there's only one character who carries over. Reading DEL would help you appreciate her more, and I recommend DEL just because I enjoyed it so much.

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Kasthu
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Postby Kasthu » Thu August 5th, 2010, 11:03 pm

I'm reading another one of my Virago Modern Classics: The Lacquer Lady, by F Tennyson Jesse (great-niece of Alfred). This one IS HF; set in 1880s Burma. Another one of those books where I'm a bit out of my comfort zone location-wise, but I like it so far.

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javagirl
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Location: Florida

Postby javagirl » Fri August 6th, 2010, 3:06 am

Finished Stone's Fall which I enjoyed. Now I understand why Vanessa said it was good but sad.

A couple chapters into Girl With The Dragon Tattoo now.

Lynn


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