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Book Shopping Today (2011 edition)

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Sat May 21st, 2011, 11:34 am

[quote=""Brenna""]Love, love, love, love, love, love!!! Enjoy! Oh and did I mention that I love this book? ;) [/quote]

Yes I think you did! ;) I still have The Forgotten Garden to read, but loved House at Riverton.

Have been at the 3 for 2 again:

Never the Bride
The Bride that Time Forgot
mystery series set in Whitby, both by Paul Magrs

Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
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Amanda
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Post by Amanda » Tue May 24th, 2011, 7:58 am

I got a lovely surprise a little earlier.....

I received an email from a local chain bookstore a few weeks ago asking for people that might be interested in doing reader reviews of upcoming releases. I expressed interest and told them my reading interests....

This afternoon, a car pulls up in front of our house just as we are getting in the car, and it one of the staff members from the store hand delivering a book! I had to wait until I got home to open it, but I was kind of expecting it to be something I might already have that might just be getting released here in Australia.......

But it is an ARC of The King's Diamond by Will Whitaker!!!!! A note inside said they thought it might appeal to me.........spot on there!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kings-Diamond-W ... 0007410298

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Tue May 24th, 2011, 8:42 am

That looks interesting. The author doesn't live a million miles away from me.
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Post by Brenna » Tue May 24th, 2011, 10:30 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Yes I think you did! ;) I still have The Forgotten Garden to read, but loved House at Riverton.

Have been at the 3 for 2 again:

Never the Bride
The Bride that Time Forgot
mystery series set in Whitby, both by Paul Magrs

Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich[/quote]

Oh, I loved, loved, loved, loved, loved the Forgotten Garden more!!
Brenna

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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue May 24th, 2011, 11:23 pm

Two YA's by Carolyn Meyer: Mary, Bloody Mary and Duchessina.
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Wed May 25th, 2011, 8:42 am

[quote=""Brenna""]Oh, I loved, loved, loved, loved, loved the Forgotten Garden more!![/quote]

How much did you love House at Riverton? ;) :)
Currently reading: "The Infirmary" by L J Ross

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Wed May 25th, 2011, 10:25 am

Just ordered from Book Dep:

The Endless Forest by Sara Donati - last in the Wilderness series - I loved, loved, loved (it's catching Brenna!) the first book.
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Post by Brenna » Wed May 25th, 2011, 1:05 pm

I LOVED IT!!! So instead of a 1,000 loves, I thought I would just capitalize it :D
Brenna

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Wed May 25th, 2011, 1:26 pm

Too much love....!

I've also ordered from Book Depository:

Mud, Muck and Dead Things by Ann Granger - modern crime set in the Cotswolds, which seem to be, in popular crime fiction at least, the murder capital of England!
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed May 25th, 2011, 7:50 pm

Yesterday actually. Found a bargain copy of Antonia Fraser's Mary Queen of Scots.

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