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Tanzanite's Reads - 2008

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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Tanzanite
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Tanzanite's Reads - 2008

Postby Tanzanite » Sat September 6th, 2008, 10:01 pm

Reviews for each are on my blog.

Crystal Cave - Mary Stewart
Jane Seymour - Frances Clark
Ireland - Frank Delany
The Scarlet Lion - Elizabeth Chadwick
William Marshal - NF - David Crouch
We Speak No Treason - Rosemary H Jarman
Richard III - NF - Anthony Cheetham
The Edge of Light - Joan Wolf
Tatiana and Alexander - Paullina Simons
Nicholas and Alexandra - Robert massie
Witch Queen - Maureen Peters
Wind from Hastings - Morgan Llywelyn
My Lady of Cleves - Margaret C Barnes
Hugh and Bess - Susan Higginbotham
The Saxon Shore - Jack Whyte
The Queen's Cross - Lawrence Schoonover
The 12th Transforming - Pauline Gedge
The Queen who Never Was - Maureen Peters
The Princes in the Tower - Alison Weir
Rose without a Thorn - Jean Plaidy
The Lord of Greenwich - Juliet Dymoke
The Romanov Bride - Robert Alexander
Dreaming the Eagle - Manda Scott
Mistress of the Revolution - Catherine Delors
Lords of the White Castle - Elizabeth Chadwick
The Lady Elizabeth - Alison Weir
Helen of Troy - Margaret George
la Reine Margot - Alexander Dumas
Druids - Morgan Llywelyn
Queen's War - Jeanne Mackin
Eleanor of Aquitaine - NF - Marion Meade
The White Rose - Jan Westcott
St Thomas's Eve - Jean Plaidy
Henry VIII - NF - Lacy Smith
Leonardo's Swans - Karen Essex
Murder of a Medici Princess NF - Carolyn Murphy
The Hollow Hills - Mary Stewart
Within the Hollow Crown - Margaret C Barnes
Shadow Patriots - Lucia St Clair Robson
His Excellency, George Washington - Joseph Ellis
In the Shadow of the Crown - Jean Plaidy
Mary Tudor - NF HFM Prescott
The Conqueror - Georgette Heyer
The Last Queen - CW Gortner
The October Horse - Colleen McCullough
Time and Chance - Sharon Kay Penman
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Telynor
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Postby Telynor » Tue September 9th, 2008, 2:54 am

How was Shadow Patriots? I've read other books by LSt.CR, and enjoyed them (Fearless and Ride the Wind).

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Postby Tanzanite » Tue September 9th, 2008, 3:38 am

I really liked it - it's not your typical American Revolution novel.

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Postby Tanzanite » Fri October 10th, 2008, 2:55 pm

In September I read:

Lionheart - Martha Rofheart
The Ivy Crown - Mary Luke
The Heretic Queen - Michelle Moran
The Seventh Son - Reay Tannahill

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Postby Telynor » Sat October 11th, 2008, 3:16 am

Mary Luke has been one of my favourite authors about the Tudors, and I've enjoyed reading The Ivy Crown several times over. I've always wondered what happened to Mary Seymour...

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Postby Tanzanite » Fri October 31st, 2008, 5:50 pm

For October:

Devil's Brood - Sharon Kay Penman
Pope Joan - Donna Cross
The Other Queen - Philippa Gregory
Beneath a Marble Sky - John Shors
Gildenford - Valerie Anand
The King's Pleasure - Norah Lofts

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Postby Michelle2 » Sat November 1st, 2008, 2:28 am

How did you like The King's Pleasure?

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Postby Tanzanite » Sat November 1st, 2008, 7:08 pm

I liked it - better than her Eleanor the Queen, but not better than The Concubine.

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Postby Tanzanite » Tue December 2nd, 2008, 5:54 pm

I only read 3 books in November (although one of them was almost 800 pages!). Reviews are on my blog.


Catherine of Aragon (non-fiction) - Garrett Mattingly
The Summer Garden - Paullina Simons
On a Highland Shore - Kathleen Givens

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Carine
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Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favorite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
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Postby Carine » Wed December 3rd, 2008, 6:57 am

Hi Tanzanite,

I would be interested to know how you liked On a Higland Shore by Kathleen Givens, I have it sitting on my TBR shelf for a while already.


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