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August 2010, what are you reading

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Telynor
Bibliophile
Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Tue August 10th, 2010, 1:57 pm

"enelya" wrote:Currently reading Avalon by Anya Seton and loving it


That is one of my favourite books by Seton. Looking forward to hearing what you think of it. Merewyn is such a rich character.

enelya
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Postby enelya » Tue August 10th, 2010, 2:12 pm

"Telynor" wrote:That is one of my favourite books by Seton. Looking forward to hearing what you think of it. Merewyn is such a rich character.


Just finished it, and I loved it. i will definitely be reading more by AS. I would have loved to find out how Merewyn lived on with Wulfric and maybe even about Orm and his adventures to Vinland. Avalon will be in my keepers library

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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Tue August 10th, 2010, 2:23 pm

"Nefret" wrote:Finished Dracula. Now... Frakenstein by Mary Shelley


I really like Frankenstein. I've read it a couple of times, and just listened to an excellent audio version earlier this year.

It's been so long since I read Dracula, I need to do a re-read......

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cw gortner
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Location: San Francisco,CA
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Postby cw gortner » Tue August 10th, 2010, 4:37 pm

Past the halfway mark with The Red Queen, though Empire by Steven Saylor is beckoning from the sidetable . . .
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
[B]THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN
[/B]

www.cwgortner.com

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Tue August 10th, 2010, 5:13 pm

"Michy" wrote:I really like Frankenstein. I've read it a couple of times, and just listened to an excellent audio version earlier this year.

It's been so long since I read Dracula, I need to do a re-read......


I've never read it before. Though this is my second time with Dracula.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

chuck
Bibliophile
Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Tue August 10th, 2010, 7:17 pm

I'm reading Joan Wolfe's "Born to the Sun".....a re read and I forgot how good this book is.....Interesting story and characters, built around the clash and later the blending of the Wessex Saxons and the Early Brits; religion, cultures, politics etc.......

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue August 10th, 2010, 7:23 pm

"chuck" wrote:I'm reading Joan Wolfe's "Born to the Sun".....a re read and I forgot how good this book is.....Interesting story and characters, built around the clash and later the blending of the Wessex Saxons and the Early Brits; religion, cultures, politics etc.......


That is probably THE book that got me reading HF a few years ago. Long forgotten stored away book I rediscovered.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Tue August 10th, 2010, 7:51 pm

The Shrouded Walls by Susan Howatch

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Miss Moppet
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Location: North London
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Postby Miss Moppet » Tue August 10th, 2010, 8:50 pm

Now finished Calais. I did recently pick up Time's Legacy by Barbara Erskine from the library so I think that will be next, however I'm thinking of putting a reservation on Cross Stitch aka Outlander. I'm still waiting for SKP's Time and Chance to come in but it's taking forever!

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Leo62
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Location: London
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Postby Leo62 » Tue August 10th, 2010, 11:33 pm

"Miss Moppet" wrote:I'm still waiting for SKP's Time and Chance to come in but it's taking forever!


I've got a copy if you want to borrow it. :D

Seriously, Miss M, if you want to do a swapsie, send me a PM...we're in the same city after all ;)
listen:there's a hell
of a good universe next door;let's go
ee cummings


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