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Post by greyartist » Sun January 30th, 2011, 11:30 pm

Hi, I wanted to say a quick hello before diving in to the forum. I have just discovered fiction, hehe, I have always read nonfiction books. Mainly ancient history. I have found that it is much more fun to learn about a culture through a story then just reading the facts. I hope to discover lots of great books to try out. Oh and I absolutely love audiobooks. I can listen while I work on the PC.
Carol Motsinger

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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Sun January 30th, 2011, 11:31 pm

Welcome, New from NC!

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Post by Misfit » Sun January 30th, 2011, 11:44 pm

Hi Carol, welcome aboard. Dive right in anywhere.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by boswellbaxter » Sun January 30th, 2011, 11:52 pm

Welcome, Carol, from another NC-er!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon January 31st, 2011, 12:51 am

Hi Carol. If you like ancient, try Pompeii, by (mumble) Harris. I heard that in audio format and sat in my car in the driveway to finish it!

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Post by LoveHistory » Mon January 31st, 2011, 3:18 am

Welcome Carol!

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Post by anne whitfield » Mon January 31st, 2011, 4:37 am

Welcome, Carol.

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Post by SarahWoodbury » Mon January 31st, 2011, 4:48 am

Great to have you here!

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Currently reading: "The Heron's Cry" by Ann Cleeves
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
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Post by Madeleine » Mon January 31st, 2011, 10:20 am

Hi Carol and welcome to the forum.
Currently reading "The Heron's Cry" by Ann Cleeves

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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
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Post by Vanessa » Mon January 31st, 2011, 12:19 pm

Welcome, Carol. I hope you enjoy it here!
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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