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October 2010: What Are You Reading?

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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu October 21st, 2010, 3:19 am

[quote=""Berengaria""]Who is the author of this book? I can't find it on Amazon.ca .[/quote]

Hahah Susan Higginbotham, they were just being funny cause BoswellBaxter is Susan.

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Post by Misfit » Thu October 21st, 2010, 12:08 pm

[quote=""cw gortner""]That would have been my choice ;) I'm looking forward to this one. Margaret of Anjou doesn't get much of a break in hf and she's so interesting.[/quote]

No she doesn't and I'm counting on BB to give her a fair shake without making her as bad as bad can be nor so sugar coated it sets off the glucose meter ;)
Who is the author of this book? I can't find it on Amazon.ca .
SM beat me to the answer. Here's the Amazon CA listing, but the book isn't available quite yet.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu October 21st, 2010, 12:59 pm

Thanks, guys! The book is due for release on January 1. Some advance reading copies have gone out.
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Oooh....I'm embarrassed!

Post by Berengaria » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 1:53 am

The reference BB just didn't twig with me! And I pre-ordered the book months ago!! :o
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Post by Brenna » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 1:33 pm

Following some welcome advice from people on here, I started Antonia Fraser's Royal Charles: Charles II and the Restoration. I am enjoying it so far, but there is A LOT of information in just the first 84 pages! We just got a new puppy last week, so my reading time has been cut in half!!
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Post by chuck » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 4:29 pm

Another reread....Bernard Cornwell's "Redcoat"....Looking forward to his American Revolution series....

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 5:46 pm

I've finished reading "Lady in Waiting" by Susan Meissner (33pgs, 2010). A good book about a modern day woman who finds a ring that may have belonged to Lady Jane Grey, and it also shows the last few years of Jane's life from the perspective a dressmaker in her family's employ.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 7:07 pm

I've finished "The Phantom of Pemberley: A Pride and Prejudice Murder Mystery" by Regina Jeffers (413pgs, 2010). A very good book, the mystery was difficult to figure out for the most part (at least for me).

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 7:51 pm

I've finished "Reigning Cats and Dogs" by Katharine Macdonogh (308pgs, 1999)*.

A very interesting look at Royalty and their animals. Illustrated through with b/w photos and has 4 sections of coloured images. It was dismaying to hear about things like bull-baiting, bear-baiting and other cruelties to animals.

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Loving this new book!

Post by Berengaria » Fri October 22nd, 2010, 11:06 pm

I've just received Karen Harper's The Queen's Governess. I had several books to decide on what to read first, and so I read the first couple of pages of each. When I started to read this book, I couldn't put it down!
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