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October 2010: What Are You Reading?

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cw gortner
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Post by cw gortner » Sat October 30th, 2010, 5:57 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]That's just called "The Keeper" in the UK, hope you enjoy it. I have both her books on mount tbr.

Hope you're feeling better now CW![/quote]

Much better, thank you. As soon as I tasted Misfit's Cure All today and realized I'd been drinking bark in hot water, I knew I was on the mend. However, I can't say enough for that tea's capacity to clear congestion. I'm keeping the box for my next tussle with the snot monster.

I'll let you know how I like Keeper. I should be starting it tomorrow.
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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Sat October 30th, 2010, 10:10 am

I thought Natasha Mostert had written another book then! I have The Keeper on my TBR pile and loved Season of the Witch.

I'm just about to start The Small Hand by Susan Hill - my Hallowe'en read this year!
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Post by Misfit » Sat October 30th, 2010, 11:24 am

[quote=""cw gortner""]Much better, thank you. As soon as I tasted Misfit's Cure All today and realized I'd been drinking bark in hot water, I knew I was on the mend. However, I can't say enough for that tea's capacity to clear congestion. I'm keeping the box for my next tussle with the snot monster.

I'll let you know how I like Keeper. I should be starting it tomorrow.[/quote]

Lol, it's not the tastiest tea, is it?

I'm getting ready to start Outback by Aaron Fletcher.
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Post by javagirl » Sun October 31st, 2010, 3:47 am

I'm currently reading CW's Confessions of Catherine de Medici and enjoying it a great deal. Thanks, CW and glad you're feeling better!

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Post by Madeleine » Sun October 31st, 2010, 12:26 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Lol, it's not the tastiest tea, is it?

I'm getting ready to start Outback by Aaron Fletcher.[/quote]

What flavour tea is it, Misfit, I can't read the bottom of the pack! Sounds useful for the cold/flu season.
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Post by Misfit » Sun October 31st, 2010, 1:29 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]What flavour tea is it, Misfit, I can't read the bottom of the pack! Sounds useful for the cold/flu season.[/quote]

Madelaine, it's called cold season and has all kinds of things like ginger root, licorice root, lemon grass, and more like that. Company website here, http://www.yogiproducts.com/

Got sidetracked from Outback yesterday with a fluffy romance set during the Chicago fire and getting back to it today.
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Post by Ludmilla » Sun October 31st, 2010, 3:22 pm

Finished Diana Gabaldon's Outlander last night (and yes, I realize I've opened the flood gate by reading this). I'm toying with the idea of reading Victoria Holt's On the Night of the Seventh Moon next.

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Post by chuck » Sun October 31st, 2010, 3:34 pm

Currently reading Graham Shelby's "Knights of the Dark Renown"....About the times of the 2ND Crusade....full of political intrigue, battles and a interesting array of historical characters who come alive.....Featuring the rogue Reynold de Chatillon(I forgot he was in a Saracen prison for 16 years; no wonder he had a nasty demeanor....

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Post by Miss Moppet » Sun October 31st, 2010, 3:41 pm

[quote=""Ludmilla""]Finished Diana Gabaldon's Outlander last night (and yes, I realize I've opened the flood gate by reading this). [/quote]

You're the lucky one. I couldn't finish it.

Misfit, if that tea clears congestion I don't care what it tastes like. I am usually snuffling all through the winter. I already have Yogi cinnamon tea and I'll look out for the cold season one next time I'm in a healthfood store.

Now 3/4 of the way through Legacy and feeling like I want to finish it up and move on to something new (which will be Les yeux jaunes des crocodiles by Katherine Pancol). I have started the review which will be five stars.

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Post by Telynor » Sun October 31st, 2010, 3:58 pm

Lessee, several new books up:

Going Postal by Terry Pratchett -- my first discworld novel and I liked it.
The True Memoirs of Little K. -- a novel about the mistress of Tsar Nicholas II, and oh boy, is it a silly one.
Now bouncing between The Annotated Persausion (very good!) and Dexter is Delicious by Jeff Lindsay.

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