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What Are You Reading? July 2012

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What Are You Reading? July 2012

Post by boswellbaxter » Sun July 1st, 2012, 3:27 am

I'm reading two biographies: Louise Wilkinson's Eleanor de Montfort: A Rebel Countess in Medieval England and Elizabeth Varon's Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy.
Susan Higginbotham
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Post by Susan » Sun July 1st, 2012, 3:30 am

Still working on Through a Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen
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Post by rebecca » Sun July 1st, 2012, 4:27 am

Still reading 'A Train In Winter.' It is a bleak book with some very courageous women and some who were not so brave. I have to find time to finish it, many of my hours are now spent spring cleaning as we try and sell our house :rolleyes: please buyer come soon! I miss my reading and by night I'm tired out!

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Post by Nefret » Sun July 1st, 2012, 6:07 am

Still working on... Heaven's Net is Wide by Lian Hearn
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We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
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Post by Mythica » Sun July 1st, 2012, 9:30 am

The Stolen Crown: The Secret Marriage that Forever Changed the Fate of England by Susan Higginbotham - enjoying it so far.

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Post by rockygirl » Sun July 1st, 2012, 9:57 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]I'm reading two biographies: Louise Wilkinson's Eleanor de Montfort: A Rebel Countess in Medieval England and Elizabeth Varon's Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy.[/quote]

Please let me know how the Van Lew book is.

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Post by Misfit » Sun July 1st, 2012, 11:57 am

Deepwater by Pamlea Jekel. North Carolina/Cape Fear, early Colonial to Civil War.
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Post by Brenna » Sun July 1st, 2012, 3:11 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]I'm reading two biographies: Louise Wilkinson's Eleanor de Montfort: A Rebel Countess in Medieval England and Elizabeth Varon's Southern Lady, Yankee Spy: The True Story of Elizabeth Van Lew, a Union Agent in the Heart of the Confederacy.[/quote]

What do you think of the Eleanor de Montfort book??
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Post by boswellbaxter » Sun July 1st, 2012, 4:07 pm

[quote=""rockygirl""]Please let me know how the Van Lew book is.

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I'm really enjoying it so far.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Sun July 1st, 2012, 4:08 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]What do you think of the Eleanor de Montfort book??[/quote]

It's interesting, but fairly dry in the writing style.
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