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What Are You Reading? February 2011

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Elysium
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Post by Elysium » Sun February 6th, 2011, 10:40 am

The Mysterious Death of Tutankhamun by Paul Doherty

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Post by Madeleine » Sun February 6th, 2011, 12:00 pm

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Wow, I liked "Mr. Whicher", but then I like murder mysteries a lot, nonfiction and fiction.

SM[/quote]

So do I, including Victorian mysteries, but I think this one should have been called "The History of Mr Whicher", it's a shame as the actual case is very interesting, but I'm just finding the book boring :(

There's a TV adaptation coming along soon, so it will be interesting to see how they've adapted it.
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Post by rockygirl » Sun February 6th, 2011, 1:10 pm

A Free Man of Color by Barbara Hambly. It's a re-read, but it's been a long time since I read it the first time.

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Post by Susan » Sun February 6th, 2011, 2:39 pm

Started Outlander last night. I've wanted to get into this series for ages. I do have the paperback of the novel, but after using a Kindle for the past six months I decided the font was too small, so I bought the Kindle version. Kindle has good deals on the books in this series. They cost either $5.00 or $7.01 (an odd price).
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Post by chuck » Sun February 6th, 2011, 4:55 pm

Currently reading Nancy Redfern's "Auriel Rising"...Very good read....So far....

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Post by Misfit » Sun February 6th, 2011, 5:37 pm

Getting towards the end of Hollick's I am the Chosen King and knowing how it ends I'm taking a break and reading an older romance, This Golden Valley by Francine Rivers. California gold country, one of my favorite settings.
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Post by fljustice » Sun February 6th, 2011, 5:48 pm

Finished Bill Bryson's At Home: A Short History of Private Life. His usual quirky fare. I think I'll give up on Nicolas and Alexandra. It's well written, but it's not an era that I'm particularly interested in...plus I know the sad ending...and life's too short.

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Post by Divia » Sun February 6th, 2011, 5:48 pm

I'm reading two books at once.

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Post by LoobyG » Sun February 6th, 2011, 6:41 pm

Just over half way through 'Angelique in Revolt' and so far it's my least favourite of the series, I've found it so tragic! Definitely the darkest so far.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun February 6th, 2011, 7:59 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]So do I, including Victorian mysteries, but I think this one should have been called "The History of Mr Whicher", it's a shame as the actual case is very interesting, but I'm just finding the book boring :(

There's a TV adaptation coming along soon, so it will be interesting to see how they've adapted it.[/quote]

Ah, I guess it didn't bother me all that much, sorry you didn't enjoy it. I didn't know about the adaptation, I wonder if it's just for the UK. Maybe it'll be on DVD some day.

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