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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed December 25th, 2013, 11:52 am

"Misfit" wrote:I zoomed up on it with the touch screen. I am wondering the same thing :confused:


OMG :eek: Some of those are priceless.
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed December 25th, 2013, 6:52 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:OMG :eek: Some of those are priceless.


Yes they are, but there's some gorgeous artwork to be found as well.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Thu December 26th, 2013, 11:40 am

Romney Marsh in Kent.
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Thu December 26th, 2013, 1:59 pm

London, Christmas 1806.

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu December 26th, 2013, 4:11 pm

Oooh, I just had to share this stepback. Just picked up Roseanne Bitner's Wildest Dreams on the $1.99 kindle deals and found this at Goodreads:

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Back on topic, I'm in a seaside resort, early Victorian era.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Thu December 26th, 2013, 6:25 pm

That's lovely, you don't get artwork in (regular) novels like that nowadays.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu December 26th, 2013, 6:49 pm

"LadyB" wrote:That's lovely, you don't get artwork in (regular) novels like that nowadays.


That's Tom Hall, he's one of the best IMHO. Library sales are such fun for finding these treasures, but I'm glad there are places now to catalog these so they don't get lost forever.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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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 » Thu December 26th, 2013, 7:17 pm

I'm probably going to be in Westeros for a while. It's kinda hard to leave.
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}

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fljustice
Bibliophile
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Sat December 28th, 2013, 7:15 pm

I'm in Empress Elizabeth of Russia's court. Much intrigue afoot!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sun December 29th, 2013, 7:55 pm

Back in Bon Temps. for the first of the last 3 books.
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland


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