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What Are You Reading? September 2011

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Brenna
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Post by Brenna » Mon September 5th, 2011, 7:57 pm

Finished Eldest this weekend and started two books. SKP's Time and Chance and Helen Castor's She-Wolves. This is my second time reading T&C,which I enjoyed, but I'm loving She-Wolves.
Brenna

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LoobyG
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Post by LoobyG » Mon September 5th, 2011, 7:57 pm

'Lusitania' by David Butler, a novel about the sinking of the Cunard liner Lusitania by a German U-boat in 1915. Enjoying it so far, but it's quite a doorstopper so it's going to take me some time! :)

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Post by Tanzanite » Tue September 6th, 2011, 12:19 am

Still reading SKP's Lionheart. Hoping to finish it up tomorrow. My husband and daughter were in town this weekend for a visit so I didn't get any reading done despite the long holiday weekend.

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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue September 6th, 2011, 12:21 am

I'm reading an ARC of Robert Massie's biography of Catherine the Great. A very well written and interesting account of a woman about whom I knew nothing.
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Post by Misfit » Tue September 6th, 2011, 12:29 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]I'm reading an ARC of Robert Massie's biography of Catherine the Great. A very well written and interesting account of a woman about whom I knew nothing.[/quote]

The publisher offered up ten copies of that to members of the European Royalty Group at Goodreads. I won one. Woohoo!

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Post by Susan » Tue September 6th, 2011, 12:32 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]I'm reading an ARC of Robert Massie's biography of Catherine the Great. A very well written and interesting account of a woman about whom I knew nothing.[/quote]

I look forward to this one. I've always liked Massie's work. On my recent European trip I visited St. Petersburg and was at two palaces where Catherine had lived.
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Post by annis » Tue September 6th, 2011, 8:22 pm

Currently reading
Patrick Easter's Watermen, a Napoleonic-era thriller set in the London docklands, and quite reminiscent of James McGee's thrillers set in the same period.

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Post by princess garnet » Wed September 7th, 2011, 12:29 am

The Sixth Wife by Jean Plaidy
Story of Katherine Parr
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Post by Nefret » Wed September 7th, 2011, 2:35 am

[quote=""princess garnet""]The Sixth Wife by Jean Plaidy[/quote]

I liked that one.
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"
{Ensiferum}

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Wed September 7th, 2011, 11:33 am

The Generation Game by Sophie Duffy
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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