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September 2010: What Are You Reading?

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Post by Misfit » Tue September 21st, 2010, 11:43 pm

[quote=""Kasthu""]I'm reading City of Light, by Lauren Belfer.[/quote]

I want to read that one. I'm in the final stretches of Mavreen by Claire Lorrimer (another long lost OOP). Lol, but the "ads" I found at the back - An order form for the entire Angelique series @ $1.75 each. I'll try and get it scanned later this week and up on the Angelique thread.
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Post by princess garnet » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 12:13 am

Croatia by Marcus Tanner (NF)

Guess I'm trying to extend my vacation!

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Post by Mello » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 8:46 am

[quote=""EC2""]Reading and enjoying so far My Last Duchess by Daisy Goodwin - the late 19thC marriage market, a wealthy USA heiress and impoverished titled English asristocrat.[/quote]

Very interesting to know. "Buccaneers" is a favourite and I do like this theme.

Currently reading The Brontes by Juliet Barker, but as it's quite a tome, I'm interpersing it with Poldark.

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Post by Lucy Pick » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 12:11 pm

Cafe on the Nile by Bartle Bull. Italian invasion of Ethiopia, Great White Hunters and identical twins. Good fun

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Post by Gabriella » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 2:34 pm

I just got Jan Westcott's "The Tower and the Dream" from the library it has not been checked out since 1995!
I have read her novel "The Queen's Grace" and enjoyed it very much. I cant wait to get started on this one. :)

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 2:57 pm

[quote=""Gabriella""]I just got Jan Westcott's "The Tower and the Dream" from the library it has not been checked out since 1995!
I have read her novel "The Queen's Grace" and enjoyed it very much. I cant wait to get started on this one. :) [/quote]

Welcome, Gabriella! I enjoyed her novel The White Rose very much. Who was The Queen's Grace about?
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Post by Gabriella » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 3:01 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Welcome, Gabriella! I enjoyed her novel The White Rose very much. Who was The Queen's Grace about?[/quote]

Thank you for the welcome! :)
"The Queen's Grace" was about Catherine Parr. I had read so much about Henry VIII's other wives, it was great to learn more about Catherine. Even if it was only fiction.
Was "The White Rose" about Elizabeth Woodville?

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 3:43 pm

[quote=""Gabriella""]Thank you for the welcome! :)
"The Queen's Grace" was about Catherine Parr. I had read so much about Henry VIII's other wives, it was great to learn more about Catherine. Even if it was only fiction.
Was "The White Rose" about Elizabeth Woodville?[/quote]

Yes, it is. It's a more sympathetic portrait of her than is usually found nowadays in historical fiction, so I liked it. I shall have to look for The Queen's Grace--thanks!
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Post by fljustice » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 3:45 pm

[quote=""Mello""]Currently reading The Brontes by Juliet Barker, but as it's quite a tome, I'm interpersing it with Poldark.[/quote]

Poldark holds a sentimental spot in my heart. On my first date with my (to be) husband, I offhandedly remarked that I was having trouble locating the first book in the series. On our second date, he presented me with a copy. We celebrate our 30th anniversary next month! :D
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Post by Madeleine » Wed September 22nd, 2010, 3:54 pm

[quote=""fljustice""]Poldark holds a sentimental spot in my heart. On my first date with my (to be) husband, I offhandedly remarked that I was having trouble locating the first book in the series. On our second date, he presented me with a copy. We celebrate our 30th anniversary next month! :D [/quote]

Oh that's lovely! :)
Currently reading "The Likeness" by Tana French & "My Lemon Grove Summer" by Jo Thomas

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