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December 2010: What are you reading?

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Wed December 15th, 2010, 9:48 am

I've just started A Winter's Tale by Trisha Ashley - time for something light-hearted, I think!
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Gabriella
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Post by Gabriella » Wed December 15th, 2010, 2:56 pm

Just started "The Chosen" by Chaim Potok. I found it buried in my closet... unread. :eek:

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Post by Misfit » Wed December 15th, 2010, 3:28 pm

I could only make it to page #140 of Queen of Night by Alan Savage. Dull dull dull. Too many characters to keep straight and not enough OTT sex to keep me laughing :p

I'm going with Guests of the Emperor by Janice Young Brooks.
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 December 15th, 2010, 5:34 pm

Just beginning 'The Snow Mountain' by Catherine Gavin.

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed December 15th, 2010, 6:10 pm

Divia will approve: I'm reading Harriet Reisen's Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women.
Susan Higginbotham
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Post by cw gortner » Wed December 15th, 2010, 9:58 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Image

Erm, yes I am actually going to do this. Frequent quotes on my Goodreads updates.[/quote]

That cover! Oy! :D Imagine the quotes we could come up with: "Yes, he's hot, but look at the codpeice on that one!"
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN


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Post by Elysium » Wed December 15th, 2010, 10:12 pm

Just beginning The Autobiography of Henry VIII by Margaret George

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed December 15th, 2010, 10:20 pm

[quote=""Elysium""]Just beginning The Autobiography of Henry VIII by Margaret George[/quote]

When I unpack books for the county library's annual sale, I'm always amused at how many copies of that book get sorted with the biographies.
Susan Higginbotham
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Post by Misfit » Wed December 15th, 2010, 11:52 pm

[quote=""cw gortner""]That cover! Oy! :D Imagine the quotes we could come up with: "Yes, he's hot, but look at the codpeice on that one!"[/quote]

You guys could have fun with that on the cheesy covers thread. I have bailed on the Savage book, and the gals at PBS are talking about passing it around, with each person picking up where the last left off so no one has to get through it all.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Post by Nefret » Thu December 16th, 2010, 3:30 am

[quote=""Elysium""]Just beginning The Autobiography of Henry VIII by Margaret George[/quote]

That was a good book. :)
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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