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What Are You Reading? June 2011.

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Fri June 17th, 2011, 6:43 pm

The last Sookie Stackhouse (for the moment :) ) 'Dead Reckoning' by Charlaine Harris - then I think it's gonna be an Elizabeth Chadwick book.

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Post by annis » Fri June 17th, 2011, 7:22 pm

A Dark Anatomy, by Robin Blake. A coroner and his doctor friend struggle to solve a murder with dark undercurrents in mid-18th century rural England. Excellent period sensibility and an engrossing mystery.

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Post by SCW » Sat June 18th, 2011, 1:54 am

Finished with The Crimson Petal and the White.

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Post by Vanessa » Sat June 18th, 2011, 10:07 am

[quote=""Leo62""]The paperback is out this week if that's any help ;)

Nearly finished Clan of the Cave Bear & found it surprisingly enjoyable. Current NF read:Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice by Matthew Syed. Ostensibly a sports book, this is a must-read for any writer in need of inspiration or encouragement... :D [/quote]

Well, I might as well read it now. Not sure about it so far but that could change.
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Post by Brenna » Sat June 18th, 2011, 5:50 pm

Started Sins of the House of Borgia last night. A charater list would have been extremely helpful to keep all of the people straight, but it's good otherwise.
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Post by Susanna Kearsley » Sun June 19th, 2011, 12:54 am

I'm reading an ARC of Susan Meissner's A Sound Among the Trees, due out this October. It's a lovely Southern gothic with contemporary women trying to sort out the truth of what happened at their home during the American Civil War. Very enjoyable read so far.

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Post by Misfit » Sun June 19th, 2011, 1:27 am

Just finished EC's Lady of the English (loved it). Now going to finish off Devil's Consort by Anne O'Brien (meh).
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun June 19th, 2011, 3:28 am

[quote=""Brenna""]Started Sins of the House of Borgia last night. A charater list would have been extremely helpful to keep all of the people straight, but it's good otherwise.[/quote]

It is good, though the main character was annoying at first but I put that down to her young age, mid-teens. I didn't notice a lot of characters to keep track of, not excessively.

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Post by Ash » Sun June 19th, 2011, 3:32 am

Just finished EC's Lady of the English (loved it).
Thought that wasn't coming out till Sept? (or was that the Brit edition?)

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun June 19th, 2011, 3:32 am

[quote=""Ash""]Thought that wasn't coming out till Sept? (or was that the Brit edition?)[/quote]

I think many got ARC's. Us mortals ( ;) ) have to wait til Sept.

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