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Subject: AUGUST - Available Books
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 11:29 AM ET
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Date Posted: 8/2/2008 12:12 PM ET
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LOL, Valli! When I could order from you, I already have the books!

Someone'll grab them, though.

Date Posted: 8/2/2008 12:45 PM ET
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I also have a H/C with dustjacket, no ISBN,  copy of The Road to Compiegne by Jean Plaidy. This one has been exposed to smoke, and is posted on my Bookshelf.

Genie, I finally have books that haven't been exposed to the smokin' hubby and you already have them. Bummer!



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Date Posted: 8/3/2008 11:25 PM ET
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I'm surprised to find a few historical fiction books on my shelf that no one has ordered (boo hoo!)  Some have been on my shself for some time.  Nothing like hinting LOL

Here is what I have:

The Gilded Chamber by Rebecca Kohn

I Was Amelia Earheart by Jane Mendelsohn

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Sarah: Book 1 of the Canaan Trilogy by Marek Halter

Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier (I include it because part of it takes place in another century--there are two stories going as the person in the present research and reveals the story in her ancestry)



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Date Posted: 8/4/2008 12:11 PM ET
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I have read 4 of the five books you have listed.  I encourage others to read them.  Great titles.



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Date Posted: 8/4/2008 1:22 PM ET
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I just ordered Sarah: Book 1 of the Canaan Trilogy from you.  Have you read all of the books in the trilogy?



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Date Posted: 8/4/2008 2:58 PM ET
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Do you still have the Expected One? If so, I'd like to have it. PMing you.

Date Posted: 8/4/2008 4:54 PM ET
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Michelle, thanks for the order.  This is the only one I have read, but I have Zipporah on my wish list.

Date Posted: 8/15/2008 11:40 PM ET
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I have a trade size The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon isbn 0-385-33676-4 and a hardback of The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly isbn 0-312-28835-2.

If no one asks for them here by Sunday Aug 17th at 6pm,  I'll post them to the site.  Both Are Gone - Thanks Tracey and Michelle !!!



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Date Posted: 8/16/2008 2:33 AM ET
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Tea Rose is such a fabulous book.  Certainly, someone will grab it up before Sunday evening.  I am waiting for a hardcover copy of Winter Rose, myself.  Is anyone willing to part with a copy anytime soon? 

Date Posted: 8/16/2008 9:14 AM ET
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Karen, I PM'ed you about the Tea Rose if it is still available.  It is on my wishlist.  :)

Date Posted: 8/16/2008 9:51 AM ET
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Pam, If you have a non-smoking household, I'll lend my paperback copy to you. It's in my TBR pile, but it's not anywhere near the top. :)

Date Posted: 8/16/2008 1:24 PM ET
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Thanks so much Genie, but I really want a hardcover copy to put on my keeper shelf with Tea Rose.

Date Posted: 8/16/2008 4:51 PM ET
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No problem, Pam. I wasn't sure.

Date Posted: 8/19/2008 5:28 PM ET
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I have a hardback of "Innocent Traitor" by Alison Wier (about Lady Jane Grey) available. PM me by Wednesday night, if interested.



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Date Posted: 8/20/2008 5:38 PM ET
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Date Posted: 8/21/2008 2:32 PM ET
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I have " It Dreams in me " by Kathleen O'Neal Gear. 13 members wishing on a older version of this book. -taken

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780765350244-It+Dreams+in+Me+Black+Falcon+Trilogy



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Date Posted: 8/21/2008 8:26 PM ET
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I just posted the God of Spring by Arabella Edge
Book Description: Leave the fine stallions, converging battle troops, and court commissions to the Vernets and their honored friends. Here was his space. Scorched, implacable skies, clouds raining dust. An ocean so tumultuous and vast it would hurt your eyes to stare at it for long. Men huddled on an improbable tempest-tossed raft. Mere planks lashed by rotting cords.

Perhaps he had chanced on a subject for the king's Salon at last.

Set in Paris in 1818, during the upheavals of the French Revolution, the Empire, and the Restoration, The God of Spring tells the story of painter Théodore Géricault.

Having won a gold medal at the prestigious Salon for his painting Charging Chasseur at the tender age of twenty-one, Géricault is now, seven years later, searching for the subject of his next masterpiece. But he is lovesick, hopelessly addicted to his benefactor-

uncle's young wife, Alexandrine, six years his senior. Every moment without her is an eternity.

At the house of his worldly neighbor he hears the story of the shipwreck of the French frigate Medusa off the shores of the West African coast and the abandonment of one hundred fifty souls on an unseaworthy, makeshift raft. The catastrophe has fascinated and horrified the French public, with its tales of betrayal, madness, murder, and cannibalism. "Against all odds," Géricault is told, "Henri Savigny, the frigate's surgeon, evidently returned to Paris alive."

When Géricault finds Savigny and his mate, he has discovered a pair of unlikely muses who hold the key to the rendering of the painter's next great work. If only he can maintain his sanity.



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Date Posted: 8/22/2008 4:03 PM ET
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I just posted:

"The Kitchen Boy" by Robert Alexander

"The Dress Lodger" by Sheri Holman

Date Posted: 8/23/2008 1:09 PM ET
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*This book has been requested!*

I just posted Signed, Mata Hari by Yannick Murphy - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780349120829-Signed+Mata+Hari - TAKEN!



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Date Posted: 8/24/2008 8:45 AM ET
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I just offered a beautiful, gift quality HB of The Boleyn Inheritance on a separate thread; it's available to folks here for a few days if you want it before I post it--once I do it will be grabbed as there are 22 wishers for it.

It's taken!



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Date Posted: 8/24/2008 6:02 PM ET
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I snagged the Mata Hari book, Valli.  It looks like a good read!  Thanks! :)

Date Posted: 8/25/2008 9:27 AM ET
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I hope you enjoy it, Tracey! It wasn't what I was expecting at all, but I really enjoyed it. I was expecting the book to be more about her spying, but it was more about her as a woman and her life before the spying and the trial. Some really traumatic things happened to her and I want to find a non-fiction book now because I'm dying to see what was true and what was made up by the author. She definitely had an interesting life, that's for sure! The book flips back and forth through three during times of her life, and, at first, I thought the flipping was going to be annoying, but it was very well done and not confusing at all. It was actually a very effective way to tell the whole story.

Date Posted: 8/27/2008 6:20 PM ET
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Will post this here.  Have been housekeeping and my bookseth runneth overeth!!  Here's some I will part with, haven't read, but that's ok.  Plan to go to the PO Friday or Saturday.  Would like to send as many to one or two houses if possible due to shipping.  PM me if interested!

(I am having major issues copying and pasting for some reason so I apologize for no links)

The Borgia Bride--Jeanne Kalogridis  isbn  0312341385

Plain Jane--Laurien Gardner  isbn 0515141550

The Burning Times--Jeanne Kalogridis  isbn 0684869241

The Spanish Bride--Laurien Gardner  isbn 9780425219966

Queen of Shadows--Edith Felber  isbn 045121952x

In the Shadow of Lady Jane--Edward Charles  isbn 9780330451895



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Date Posted: 8/30/2008 10:58 PM ET
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