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Book Shopping Today: 2013 Edition

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rebecca
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Post by rebecca » Wed March 27th, 2013, 1:44 am

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Rachel Joyce arrived an hour ago. But I'm still re-reading Feast For Crows.

Has anyone read 'Harold....'?

Bec :)
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Wed March 27th, 2013, 8:47 pm

Just ordered "Dangerous to know" by Tasha Alexander.
Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston.

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Berengaria
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Location: northern Vancouver Island, BC Canada

Post by Berengaria » Fri March 29th, 2013, 8:25 pm

Just bought Shadow on the Crown. So far, I'm enjoying the read! :)
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“No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.” ~Lady Montagu

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston
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Post by Madeleine » Sat March 30th, 2013, 7:14 pm

Peaches for M le Cure by Joanne Harris, and the latest Victoria Thompson.
Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston
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Post by Madeleine » Fri April 5th, 2013, 1:11 pm

Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris, and books 2 and 3 (City of Ashes and City of Glass) in the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare.
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Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston.

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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 » Sun April 7th, 2013, 12:00 pm

A couple of advance reading copies to read and review:

Hurry Up and Wait by Isabel Ashdown
After Flodden by Rosemary Goring (I'm sure I've seen this mentioned on here?)
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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Berengaria
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Post by Berengaria » Wed April 10th, 2013, 3:47 pm

Just bought The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig. Takes place in Kenya in the 1920's.
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“No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.” ~Lady Montagu

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Post by Misfit » Fri April 12th, 2013, 12:26 pm

Minette by Melanie Clegg.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Fri April 12th, 2013, 1:10 pm

The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes, non HF.
Currently reading: "Fear on the Phantom Special" by Edward Marston.

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Post by Nefret » Sat April 13th, 2013, 4:08 am

Library book sale today...

Lord of Sunset by Parke Godwin
Sherwood by Parke Godwin
Robin and the King by Parke Godwin
Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
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"
{Ensiferum}

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