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January 2011: What Are You Reading?

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Post by Tanzanite » Thu January 13th, 2011, 10:21 pm

Mitchell Kaplan's By Fire, By Water.

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Post by EC2 » Thu January 13th, 2011, 10:56 pm

Nearly done with Revelation by C J Sansom. It's stunning and a real page turner... but it's also a bit OTT and dare I say it silly in places, even though I absolutely cannot put it down and will be running out to get Heartstone next.

I went to the library today and inspired by watching the William programmes over Christmas, I have borrowed Just William by Richmal Crompton from the library to read again. Got out Bernard Cornwell's The Fort for the DH.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Post by Kasthu » Fri January 14th, 2011, 12:00 am

Reading some nonfiction: A Woman's Place, by Ruth Adam.

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Post by Brenna » Fri January 14th, 2011, 12:22 am

I've been meaning to ask what does "DH" stand for?
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Post by emr » Fri January 14th, 2011, 12:25 am

[quote=""Brenna""]I've been meaning to ask what does "DH" stand for?[/quote]

Dear Husband
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Post by Misfit » Fri January 14th, 2011, 12:30 am

[quote=""Brenna""]I've been meaning to ask what does "DH" stand for?[/quote]

I'm always too embarrassed to ask these questions. I google them instead and usually get my answer ;)
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Post by annis » Fri January 14th, 2011, 12:48 am

Mixing Jeremy Potter's novel Trail of Blood, a mystery about the Princes in the Tower (though I'm a bit worried I might have already worked out the secret at the centre and I'm only 50 pages in!) and non-fiction Life on the Golden Horn, a selection from Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's travelogues.

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Post by Brenna » Fri January 14th, 2011, 12:56 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]I'm always too embarrassed to ask these questions. I google them instead and usually get my answer ;) [/quote]

Maybe I didn't google it in the correct context, but I got some very weird answers when I searched "DH."
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Post by Misfit » Fri January 14th, 2011, 1:24 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]Maybe I didn't google it in the correct context, but I got some very weird answers when I searched "DH."[/quote]

And that is always the downside of google :o

Careful if you are ever looking for the Smart Bitches Trashy Books blog. Do not, I repeat do not, just google Smart Bitches. Especially at work :eek:
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Post by Nefret » Fri January 14th, 2011, 4:08 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]Maybe I didn't google it in the correct context, but I got some very weird answers when I searched "DH."[/quote]

Hehe! I just guessed right. :D
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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