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What Are You Reading? October 2012

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J.D. Oswald
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Post by J.D. Oswald » Sat October 27th, 2012, 2:53 pm

The Hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson, and Imperium by Robert Harris.

I've had the first William Monk book on my to-read list for a while, and will move it up the list (and it was fascinating to find out who Anne Perry really was!)

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Sun October 28th, 2012, 9:41 pm

The Landower Legacy by Victoria Holt. Pretty good so far.
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Tanzanite
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Post by Tanzanite » Sun October 28th, 2012, 10:46 pm

Reading my first book on my new Kindle Fire - The Purple Shroud by Stella Duffy (her second book about Empress Theodora).

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Berengaria
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Location: northern Vancouver Island, BC Canada

Post by Berengaria » Sun October 28th, 2012, 11:05 pm

[quote=""Tanzanite""]Reading my first book on my new Kindle Fire - The Purple Shroud by Stella Duffy (her second book about Empress Theodora).[/quote]
I am so jealous! Kindle Fire! I can't get it up here in Canada and our colour Kobo is not as good as the b&w touch for book storage. Enjoy the Fire! :)

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Susan
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Post by Susan » Mon October 29th, 2012, 12:14 am

The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley (I need a Kearsley book after enduring the last book in Paullina Simon's Bronze Horseman trilogy.)
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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Mon October 29th, 2012, 1:23 am

[quote=""Susan""]The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley (I need a Kearsley book after enduring the last book in Paullina Simon's Bronze Horseman trilogy.)[/quote]

Lol! Kearsley should do it. Have to say, I'm really enjoying The Landower Legacy.
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...is the only place I want to be

rebecca
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Post by rebecca » Mon October 29th, 2012, 4:07 am

I finished Poet's Cottage. The ending was a fizzer.

I am now halfway through 'The Devil Wears Prada' and loving it. And Berlin at War by Roger Moorhouse.

Bec :)

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emr
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Location: Castilla

Post by emr » Mon October 29th, 2012, 9:40 am

The moment it landed on my doormat :D
Dominion by C.J. Sansom
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Mon October 29th, 2012, 10:03 am

I'll be interested to know what you think of Dominion, Emr.
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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Strings of Murder" by Oscar de Muriel
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon October 29th, 2012, 8:12 pm

I'm just about to (finally) start Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.
Currently reading: "The Strings of Murder" by Oscar de Muriel

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