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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed October 27th, 2010, 2:43 pm

Hi Deb. Nice to meet you. I'm afraid the only defense against book recs from this site is being broke and at the same time having an inadequate local library.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed October 27th, 2010, 2:44 pm

Hi DebB! If you don't need more recommendations, you can always throw in some of your own. Personally, with less time to read than I would like, a book has to be recommended two or three times before I get around to reading it. So what's your fave?
(Also born in Hollywood and raised in LA, but currently in the Bay Area.)

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Post by Misfit » Wed October 27th, 2010, 2:54 pm

[quote=""DebB""]Ah, Misfit -- You're already to blame for many of the books in my TBR stacks![/quote]

Sorry about that. Not.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Wed October 27th, 2010, 4:56 pm

Hello Deb! Nice to meet you :)

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Post by parthianbow » Wed October 27th, 2010, 5:33 pm

Hello, Deb, and welcome to the boards!
Ben Kane
Bestselling author of Roman military fiction.
Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

http://www.benkane.net
Twitter: @benkaneauthor

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princess garnet
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Post by princess garnet » Wed October 27th, 2010, 7:42 pm

Hi from central Maryland! :)

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Post by DebB » Wed October 27th, 2010, 10:33 pm

Wow -- what a warm welcome -- thanks!!!

Now, what would be really helpful is if one of you could convince my husband that the solution for a book addiction is adding a library to one's house. He inexplicably claims that the better solution is to (1) stop buying books, and (2) donate books read to some worthy organization. Ah, spouses can be so pesky at times!

(Don -- No, I didn't go to Fairfax HS; I went to N. Hollywood HS.)

(MLE -- I love the Bay Area. Fortunately, my husband's family lives there so we get to visit periodically.)

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Post by fljustice » Sat October 30th, 2010, 1:59 am

[quote=""DebB""]
Now, what would be really helpful is if one of you could convince my husband that the solution for a book addiction is adding a library to one's house. He inexplicably claims that the better solution is to (1) stop buying books, and (2) donate books read to some worthy organization. Ah, spouses can be so pesky at times!
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Welcome to the boards, Deb. When my husband suggests I clean off the bookshelves, I agree to do it when he cleans out the 25 years' worth of dead electronics infesting our closets! One of these days he might take me up on it...but it'll be worth it!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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Post by michellemoran » Sat October 30th, 2010, 7:21 pm

Welcome to the forum, Deb!!!
Visit MichelleMoran.com
Check out Michelle's blog History Buff at michellemoran.blogspot.com

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Post by Divia » Sun October 31st, 2010, 4:09 am

welcome aboard :)
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