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What Are You Reading? February 2011

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Post by Ruth Sims » Thu February 10th, 2011, 10:19 pm

Then you will want to vote for me for Queen of the World because my first move will be to ban January altogether. I intend to replace January with two Aprils or two Mays. I'm still pondering that decision.

There is nothing good to be said for January.

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Post by Ruth Sims » Thu February 10th, 2011, 10:22 pm

Apologies. I hit Post before I intended. I did actually have a question and I plead Newbie Ignorance.

In answering "What are you reading?" do the books being read have to be historical fiction or anything we're reading?

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Thu February 10th, 2011, 10:24 pm

Anything you are reading. Well, I hope so, because that's what I've been doing! :D
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

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Post by Misfit » Thu February 10th, 2011, 11:19 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Anything you are reading. Well, I hope so, because that's what I've been doing! :D [/quote]

Anything you are reading is fine.
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Post by Brenna » Thu February 10th, 2011, 11:41 pm

[quote=""Ruth Sims""]Then you will want to vote for me for Queen of the World because my first move will be to ban January altogether. I intend to replace January with two Aprils or two Mays. I'm still pondering that decision.

There is nothing good to be said for January.[/quote]

As I was born in January, I disagree with the above statement. :p
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Post by Tanzanite » Fri February 11th, 2011, 12:12 am

A Stallion at Sunrise by Martyn Whittock

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri February 11th, 2011, 3:01 am

Wallbanged "The Darling Strumpet" by Gillian Bagwell about Nell Gwynn. I couldn't get into it, and the sex was a bit more gratuitous then I like, I don't mind sex, but not this kind.

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Post by Misfit » Fri February 11th, 2011, 3:30 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Wallbanged "The Darling Strumpet" by Gillian Bagwell about Nell Gwynn. I couldn't get into it, and the sex was a bit more gratuitous then I like, I don't mind sex, but not this kind.

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The reviews for this one are all over the board. I'm waiting for the library to get a copy so I'll reserve judgment.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri February 11th, 2011, 3:31 am

[quote=""Misfit""]The reviews for this one are all over the board. I'm waiting for the library to get a copy so I'll reserve judgment.[/quote]

I've read two other novels about Nelly and neither needed that much sex to tell a good story!

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Post by javagirl » Fri February 11th, 2011, 4:23 am

Finished "The Secret History of the Pink Carnation". It was pretty good and I enjoyed it though not as much as a lot of other HF reads which have a little more depth to them. I'm borderline on whether to go on with the series.

Now reading "A Candle in the Darkness" by Lynn Austin. Good so far.

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