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What Are You Reading? February 2011

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What Are You Reading? February 2011

Post by boswellbaxter » Mon January 31st, 2011, 10:52 pm

For those of us who are in February now . . . Man, that was fast!
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Post by Susan » Mon January 31st, 2011, 11:09 pm

Yes, January sure did go fast! Still reading Great Maria and making good progress.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue February 1st, 2011, 2:56 am

And Feb will go faster, LOL!

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Post by LoveHistory » Tue February 1st, 2011, 3:17 am

Marie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser. I have a copy with a picture from the movie on the front cover. It's very pink.

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Post by annis » Tue February 1st, 2011, 5:11 am

Across the Blood Red Skies, a novel about the RFC during WWI, where the average survival time for a reconnaisance pilot was eighteen hours. Very well done.

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Post by SCW » Tue February 1st, 2011, 6:41 am

Re-reading Wuthering Heights whilst waiting for my copy of Great Maria to arrive

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Post by Nefret » Tue February 1st, 2011, 6:58 am

[quote=""LoveHistory""]Marie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser. I have a copy with a picture from the movie on the front cover. It's very pink.[/quote]

Oh, you made me want to read that again.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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Post by Vanessa » Tue February 1st, 2011, 9:25 am

I'm reading Stormcrow Castle by Amanda Grange.
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Post by Madeleine » Tue February 1st, 2011, 11:29 am

I thought January seemed to be endless!

I'm still reading "Passion" by Jude Morgan, and yesterday started "The Suspicions of Mr Whicher" by Kate Summerscale.
Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston.

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Post by fljustice » Tue February 1st, 2011, 3:53 pm

About three quarters of the way through At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson. Still enjoying it. Struggling a bit with Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie. The writing is fine, but it's my "commuting" book; and with the weather so nasty, I'm rarely on the subway or bus, so it's long stretches between reads. I'll have to add it to the pre-dinner tea and fireplace reading pile.
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