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Book Shopping Today (2011 edition)

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rebecca
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Post by rebecca » Tue July 26th, 2011, 4:13 am

Well I have just bought Trudi Canavans 'black Magician Trilogy' and a book called 'Phantom'(very pricey!) :eek: and an Elizabeth Chadwick which for some reason I missed called 'Daughters of the Grail'...So it's happy reading time for me :D

Bec :)

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 27th, 2011, 1:10 pm

Yesterday ordered "Something Borrowed" by Paul Magrs from Amazon marketplace, sort of an English True Blood set in Whitby, and I've just bought "Frostbitten" by Kelley Armstrong for a bargain £3 in the local HMV store.
Currently reading: "The Light within Us" by Charlotte Betts

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed July 27th, 2011, 8:31 pm

The Red Queen by Jane Hammond--HF from the 1970's about Margaret of Anjou's daughter. Yes, daughter. I like the cover.

Henry VIII by David Loades--new biography.

Bloody Mary's Martyrs by Jasper Ridley. NF.
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Post by Divia » Fri July 29th, 2011, 1:59 am

x 23 graphic novel
Cleopatra's moon
The Remarkable Life and Times of Eliza Rose
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Post by emr » Sat July 30th, 2011, 8:07 am

Hereward by James Wilde
A Place Called Armageddon by C.C. Humphreys
The Lions of the North by Edward Marston
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Post by Misfit » Sat July 30th, 2011, 8:38 pm

Picked up a *new* copy of Marsha Canham's Through a Dark Mist, which is currently free on kindle (Nook too).
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun July 31st, 2011, 3:10 am

Edward I (The English Monarchs Series) by Professor Michael Prestwich
A Scandalous Life: The Biography of Jane Digby by Mary S. Lovell
The Encyclopedia of the Victorian World: A Reader's Companion to the People, Places, Events, and Everyday Life of the Victorian Era by Melinda Corey
Crying: The Natural and Cultural History of Tears by Tom Lutz

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Post by Kasthu » Sun July 31st, 2011, 3:30 pm

[quote=""CrimsonPetal""]A few days ago I bought an ebook of South Riding by Winifred Holtby. I've been wanting to read it forever and couldn't take it anymore.[/quote]

That one is FABULOUS, enjoy! Winifred Holtby is one of my favorite authors.

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Post by Kasthu » Sun July 31st, 2011, 3:31 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]So..did you??? Skip work?? And have you started on the book? Is it good? Wandering minds and huge fans of SK must know! :D [/quote]

No, I didn't skip work, but it's next on my list of books to read!

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Post by Elysium » Sun July 31st, 2011, 9:06 pm

ordered Lady of the English by EC. And mom is paying it :D

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