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December 2010: What are you reading?

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Amanda
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Post by Amanda » Thu December 16th, 2010, 4:55 am

I started The First Vial by Linnea Heinrichs.

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Thu December 16th, 2010, 10:08 am

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

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]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.[/quote]

LOL.

[quote=""Nefret""]That was a good book. :) [/quote]

I agree.
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Post by joegomolski » Thu December 16th, 2010, 4:58 pm

Red Horse, Italy WW2

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Post by princess garnet » Thu December 16th, 2010, 6:14 pm

The Three Crowns by Plaidy--story of William and Mary (reissue)
Did anyone else get this novel? Glad the cover was changed!

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Post by Nefret » Thu December 16th, 2010, 8:35 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]The Three Crowns by Plaidy--story of William and Mary (reissue)
Did anyone else get this novel? Glad the cover was changed![/quote]

I have it, but have not read it yet.
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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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu December 16th, 2010, 8:38 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]The Three Crowns by Plaidy--story of William and Mary (reissue)
Did anyone else get this novel? Glad the cover was changed![/quote]

I read it a while back, before it was reissued. I enjoyed it.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri December 17th, 2010, 3:25 am

I've finished "The Sancy Blood Diamond: Power, Greed, and the Cursed History of One of the World's Most Coveted Gems" by Susan Ronald (317pgs, 2005)*. A very interesting look at the history of this diamond and all the kings, queens and famous historical figures who owned it at one point.

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Post by Beau Castlebard » Fri December 17th, 2010, 4:33 am

Pompeii, The Living City which is not a novel but an actual historical study of life in ancient Pompeii that tell of the last 25 years of life in Pompeii before Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the city. This book is one of my favs.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri December 17th, 2010, 4:33 am

[quote=""Beau Castlebard""]Pompeii, The Living city which is not a novel but an actual historical study of life in ancient Pompeii that tell of the last 25 years of life in Pompeii before Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the city. This book is one of my favs.[/quote]

That is a good book!

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Post by Beau Castlebard » Fri December 17th, 2010, 4:43 am

One of my favs. I think I will then read something by Bernard Cormwall, maybe Stonehenge or Vagabond.

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