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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu January 27th, 2011, 5:12 am

Pre-Ordered "Treachery in Death" by J.D. Robb

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Post by Madeleine » Fri January 28th, 2011, 2:45 pm

Just ordered:

Revenger by Rory Clements - second in his Nicholas Shakespeare series; I'm about 40 pages away from finishing the first book, and thoroughly enjoying it.
The Serpent Pool by Martin Edwards - 4th in a series of modern crime novels set in the English Lake District.
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Post by Misfit » Fri January 28th, 2011, 7:05 pm

Have Land of the Painted Caves by Jean Auel coming via Amazon Vine.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri January 28th, 2011, 8:14 pm

I got my ARC of Michelle's "Madame Tussaud", thanks MM!

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Post by Brenna » Fri January 28th, 2011, 9:41 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]I got my ARC of Michelle's "Madame Tussaud", thanks MM!

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Super duper jealous!!
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat January 29th, 2011, 2:59 am

[quote=""Brenna""]Super duper jealous!![/quote]

If I wasn't me, I'd be jealous as well! :D

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Post by Misfit » Sat January 29th, 2011, 3:05 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]If I wasn't me, I'd be jealous as well! :D

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Good snag :)
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Post by LoobyG » Sat January 29th, 2011, 4:57 pm

I second that jealousy, I'm very much looking forward to Michelle's latest :) Ordered 'Dead and Gone' and 'Dead to the family' by Charlaine Harris in the Sookie Stackhouse series from Ammie yesterday.

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Post by princess garnet » Sat January 29th, 2011, 10:09 pm

Croatia: A Nation Forged in War (3rd ed) by Marcus Tanner

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Post by Vanessa » Sun January 30th, 2011, 10:19 am

I had a reading group meet-up in York yesterday and came home with:

3 for £5 in the York Clearance Bookshop:

Antony & Cleopatra by Colleen McCullough
In a Far Country by Linda Holeman
Jane Slayre by Charlotte Bronte & Sherri Browning Erwin
All the Things We Didn't Say by Sara Shepard
The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray (have read first one and own second)
The Hungry Ghosts by Anne Berry

The Works Clearance Book Shop:

The Season of the Beast by Andrea H Japp

3 for 2 in Waterstone's:

One Day by David Nicholls
The News Where You Are by Catherine O'Flynn
Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch

Plus:

The Dark-Eyed Girl by Judith Lennox
Daphne du Maurier by Margaret Forster
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