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What Are You Reading? August 2012

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What Are You Reading? August 2012

Post by boswellbaxter » Wed August 1st, 2012, 12:20 pm

Close to finishing Louise Wilkinson's biography of Eleanor de Montfort.
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Post by princess garnet » Wed August 1st, 2012, 7:13 pm

Madame by Julia Cartwright, also Mrs. Henry Ady
Biography about Henrietta Anne, daughter of Charles I of England and Henrietta Maria. The copy I'm reading is the 1907 American edition.

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Post by fljustice » Wed August 1st, 2012, 8:26 pm

Moving ahead on Michael Crichton's Timeline.
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Post by Brenna » Wed August 1st, 2012, 10:05 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Close to finishing Louise Wilkinson's biography of Eleanor de Montfort.[/quote]

And you think what of it? Wondering minds are dying to know!

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Post by Nefret » Wed August 1st, 2012, 10:38 pm

Cream Puff Murder by Joanne Fluke

(it makes me want to cook)
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"

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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu August 2nd, 2012, 2:41 am

[quote=""fljustice""]Moving ahead on Michael Crichton's Timeline.[/quote]

Except for all the tech stuff, I liked this book.

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Post by Susan » Thu August 2nd, 2012, 12:20 pm

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present

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Post by Misfit » Thu August 2nd, 2012, 12:40 pm

Still on Tanamera. Finding way more about bugs in the jungle then I every wished to know. Especially the leeches. Eeewwww.
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Post by EC2 » Thu August 2nd, 2012, 2:14 pm

Still working my way through A Discovery of Witches. I was about to discard it but then it picked up again. I'm missing out on my reading time at the moment because I'm watching the Olympics instead.
Les proz e les vassals
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'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu August 2nd, 2012, 5:10 pm

Back to Sansom's Dissolution, which I discovered behind the headboard when I changed the sheets... :o

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