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January 2011: What Are You Reading?

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Ludmilla
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Post by Ludmilla » Mon January 17th, 2011, 2:13 am

I finished The English Patient a few days ago and have finally embarked upon Lonesome Dove.

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Post by SCW » Mon January 17th, 2011, 11:23 am

I'm currently reading a book about the sinking of the Laconia in World War Two.

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Mon January 17th, 2011, 5:19 pm

Still on 'When Christ and his Saints Slept' by Sharon Penman and very much enjoying it - although I found the decision by Stephen to seize Maude's crown quite sudden after his earlier doubts. Going to be on this one for a while, only 100 pages in to the book's 900...

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Post by Kasthu » Mon January 17th, 2011, 11:31 pm

Now reading The Devil's Acre, by Matthew Plampin.

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Post by Susan » Tue January 18th, 2011, 2:18 am

I was intrigued by the description of The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger, one of the nominated books for February's BOTM, so thanks to Kindle, I am an instantaneous owner of the book and will start it in a few minutes.
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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Tue January 18th, 2011, 4:19 am

currently reading Clockwork Angel and loving it. But what is Pears?

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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue January 18th, 2011, 6:58 pm

I've finished "Black Swan Rising" by Lee Carroll (aka Carol Goodman & Lee Slonimsky) (386pgs, 2010) (1/18/11). A very good book, and I hoping maybe a sequel will be put out, as they left it open with a good reason to do another book.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed January 19th, 2011, 3:22 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]I've finished "Black Swan Rising" by Lee Carroll (aka Carol Goodman & Lee Slonimsky) (386pgs, 2010) (1/18/11). A very good book, and I hoping maybe a sequel will be put out, as they left it open with a good reason to do another book.

SM[/quote]

Oooh bounce, I emailed the author or at least someone through her website and asked if there was going to be a follow up and I got a reply that there's one in Aug and then the 3rd in 2012. So a trilogy. Yea!

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Wed January 19th, 2011, 9:14 am

I have Black Swan Rising on my TBR pile - sounds a different sort of read!
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Post by Misfit » Wed January 19th, 2011, 1:50 pm

Finished up Kate Emerson's By Royal Decree last night. Back to The Fires of July by Sharon Salvato.
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