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What Are You Reading July 2019

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princess garnet
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What Are You Reading July 2019

Post by princess garnet » Fri July 12th, 2019, 2:24 am

Kill the Queen by Jennifer Estep
It's the 1st installment in the "Crown of Shards" trilogy.
I'll be reading Protect the Prince next--it was released early this month.

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red805
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Re: What Are You Reading July 2019

Post by red805 » Mon July 15th, 2019, 8:52 pm

Listening to a Ken Follett book that I somehow missed - Hornet Flight. Very good WWII story set in Denmark.

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Re: What Are You Reading July 2019

Post by Nefret » Tue July 16th, 2019, 11:31 pm

I just started Counted With the Stars by Connilyn Cossette.
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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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
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Re: What Are You Reading July 2019

Post by Vanessa » Yesterday, 7:17 pm

I’m reading Testament by Alis Hawkins, a dual timeline story set in the present day and the 14thC. It took a while to get going, but I persevered and I’m enjoying it now.

I’m reading Lock Every Door by Riley Sager via Pigeonhole, a contemporary psychological thriller set in a creepy apartment building in New York complete with gargoyles. Dodgy residents, disappearing apartment sitters and a dumbwaiter paints the picture. Nicely creepy and compelling reading but I fear the plot may have been done before.

I’m listening to The Snakes by Sadie Jones, another contemporary psychological thriller, which is quite dark and disturbing, a little twisty.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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