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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed June 27th, 2012, 2:18 am

[quote=""Misfit""]Ermmmm. Only 6 or so? I won't fess up at this time, but it is far, far worse on my end ;) [/quote]

Well I haven't actually counted but some books I'm not in the mood to read right now.

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Post by rockygirl » Wed June 27th, 2012, 4:05 am

[quote=""Misfit""]Ermmmm. Only 6 or so? I won't fess up at this time, but it is far, far worse on my end ;) [/quote]

Mine, too, but I didn't want to look like a hoarder!
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Post by Vanessa » Wed June 27th, 2012, 10:06 am

It's far, far worse on my end, too! :o :eek: I sometimes wonder whether I'll ever read them all!
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Post by Madeleine » Tue July 3rd, 2012, 3:22 pm

Vanessa, Geminis are notorious hoarders, we can't help it, it's written in our stars, lol.

I've just ordered a collection of 10 Mary Stewart books, a brilliant bargain from a mail order book company at only £5.00.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue July 3rd, 2012, 4:24 pm

Yes, I am a bit of a hoarder. I'm sure my family think I'm nuts when they come round and see all my books! LOL.
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Post by Misfit » Tue July 3rd, 2012, 5:47 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Yes, I am a bit of a hoarder. I'm sure my family think I'm nuts when they come round and see all my books! LOL.[/quote]

Glad I'm not alone. I have these boxes in the spare room...

(and I've got a bunch more on order, plus a big FOL tomorrow).
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Post by Susanna Kearsley » Tue July 3rd, 2012, 8:38 pm

I just treated myself to a used paperback copy of Dinah Dean's The Briar Rose.

Her The Road to Kaluga is one of my treasured DIKs, and I've had my eye on this one for a while. Here's the back copy:

"The year 1540 was a time of changes at King Henry's Court. Woodham Abbey would soon cease to exist--then what would become of her? wondered Mistress Kate Cressy, daughter of the bailey.

"She was forced to watch Master Matthew Hartwell from the Court of Augmentations poke his nose into her household, making an inventory and despising her few possessions. Now he was just waiting to claim her family home... Kate's chances of finding a husband were slim--faced with her insurmountable problem of a lack of dowry--and she might have to give up her dreams of marrying her beloved Amyas, but she was not going to marry Mr Hartwell just because he was rich and suitable. And certainly not just so that she could keep house for him, and her father could continue to live there!"

Dean's history is usually right on the money. Court of Augmentations? I'm so there! Can't wait to see how she tackles the Tudor period.

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Post by rebecca » Wed July 4th, 2012, 2:45 am

[quote=""Misfit""]Glad I'm not alone. I have these boxes in the spare room...

(and I've got a bunch more on order, plus a big FOL tomorrow).[/quote]

Last time I counted I had over 80 on my TBR list and I have ordered more! :eek: :eek:...The worst thing is trying to keep it all tidy for when viewings take place(like today! :rolleyes: !). If the house does sell then I have to find one that will fit ALL my books :D yes my books go with me! :D even if I sleep on the verandah! :D :D

Bec :)

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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 4th, 2012, 8:53 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]Yes, I am a bit of a hoarder. I'm sure my family think I'm nuts when they come round and see all my books! LOL.[/quote]

Me too! It's a constant source of friction :rolleyes: But there's so many worse things I could do - I don't smoke, rarely drink, don't go out that much so I have to have one vice :)
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Post by Madeleine » Wed July 4th, 2012, 1:02 pm

Touch not the Cat by Mary Stewart.
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