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What Are You Reading? January 2012

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What Are You Reading? January 2012

Post by boswellbaxter » Sat December 31st, 2011, 7:04 pm

Just getting us started . . .
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Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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Post by annis » Sat December 31st, 2011, 7:29 pm

And a Happy New Year to all :)

Just started Robert Lyndon's Hawk Quest as recommended by Parthianbow and can't put it down. Hooray-- an intelligent, well-written historical adventure with a real feel for time and place, and not just another excuse for a historically-flavoured gore-fest, even though there's plenty of action.

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Post by Susan » Sat December 31st, 2011, 9:03 pm

Happy New Year...I just finished SKP's Lionheart and will be starting George R.R. Martin's A Storm of Swords.
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Post by emr » Sun January 1st, 2012, 11:44 am

Marathon: Freedom or Death (Long War #2) by Christian Cameron
"So many books, so little time."
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Post by LoobyG » Sun January 1st, 2012, 12:51 pm

Just finished 'Exploring the Lusitania' by Robert D Ballard, a gorgeous book with a gripping tale and great pictures. Now on 'Titanic Voyage - The Odyssey of C H Lightoller' by Patrick Stenson :)

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Post by Vanessa » Sun January 1st, 2012, 5:35 pm

I'm reading The L Shaped Room by Lynne Reid Banks
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

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Post by Miss Moppet » Sun January 1st, 2012, 5:50 pm

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

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Post by Elysium » Sun January 1st, 2012, 6:20 pm

Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione

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Post by princess garnet » Sun January 1st, 2012, 11:24 pm

The Poison Throne by Celine Kiernan
This is the 1st installment in her Moorehawke trilogy. I bought them awhile back and finally now getting to them.

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Post by Berengaria » Mon January 2nd, 2012, 1:00 am

I am reading Three Maids for a Crown and The Sisters Who Would be Queen for my historical fiction. Happy New Year, everybody! :D
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