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What are you reading? May 2011

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SCW
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Joined: October 2010
Preferred HF: Lately World Two or the time immediately before and after this period
Location: Australia

Post by SCW » Sun May 22nd, 2011, 12:54 am

Well a friend's just lent me her copy of Philippa Gregory's The White Queen. But It will have to wait until I finish Great Maria

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Sun May 22nd, 2011, 4:05 pm

I'm just starting Heathcliff by Jeffrey Caine in case anyone wants to know what happened during his *missing years*.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Miss Moppet
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Location: North London
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Post by Miss Moppet » Sun May 22nd, 2011, 5:31 pm

Marcella by Mrs Humphrey Ward.

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Alisha Marie Klapheke
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Location: Franklin, TN
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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Sun May 22nd, 2011, 7:36 pm

Taking a mental break...reading City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare. Fun, highly visual, very funny lines here and there.

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javagirl
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Location: Florida

Post by javagirl » Mon May 23rd, 2011, 4:17 am

Just finished Zafon's The Shadow of The Wind and greatly enjoyed it. Now I've started The Robe by Lloyd C Douglass.

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Vanessa
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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
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Mon May 23rd, 2011, 7:35 am

I loved Shadow of the Wind!
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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon May 23rd, 2011, 9:01 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]I loved Shadow of the Wind![/quote]

So did I - an all-time favourite! :) So atmospheric.
Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston.

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Vanessa
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Posts: 4231
Joined: August 2008
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
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Mon May 23rd, 2011, 11:04 am

I'll be starting A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka tonight.
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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Susan
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Location: New Jersey, USA

Post by Susan » Mon May 23rd, 2011, 11:37 pm

Started book 7 of The Outlander series, An Echo in the Bone. I will miss Claire and Jamie and the other characters when I am through.
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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Mon May 23rd, 2011, 11:46 pm

[quote=""Susan""]Started book 7 of The Outlander series, An Echo in the Bone. I will miss Claire and Jamie and the other characters when I am through.[/quote]

Can you imagine having discovered these years ago and that long long wait between books? Looking forward to your thoughts on Echo. Some interesting twists at the end.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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