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Subject: Hey, Santa -- My Most Wanted Books List (2014)
Date Posted: 10/15/2014 11:24 AM ET
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Use this thread to post the list of books that you most want from your 2014 HF Forum Secret Santa. Please list a range of choices (between 5 and 10 books) -- include title, author, and binding (e.g., hard-cover, paperback, Kindle, Nook). Books do NOT have to be HF and do NOT have to be on your PBS WL.  You probably do not want to list books that are likely to get posted to you within the next couple of months.

Please post your list by November 3rd. I will send out friendly (and, maybe, not-so-friendly) reminders. As we know from previous years, book orders sometimes take awhile to be processed, or sometimes completely fail to be processed.

Also, please list any allergies to smoke and/or pet hair that you want your Secret Santa to be aware of.



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Date Posted: 10/18/2014 4:51 PM ET
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Linda's Most Wanted List 

Life in a Jar, Jack Mayer
Revolutionary, Alex Myers
Seven for a Secret, Lindsay Faye
Midnight Rose, Lucinda Riley
Unraveled, M.K. Tod
Lies Told in Silence, M.K. Tod
Devil in the Marshalsea, Antonia Hodgson
Murder in Murray Hill, Victoria Thompson
 
Linda & I prefer over-sized paper back or hardback. We do not want any e-books. We love books and that's about the extent of it. Please, Secret Santa, no need to worry about any 'add-ons' or 'go-withs.' Seriously. 
 

 



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Kelly's Most Wanted List 

Devil's Workshop, Alex Grecian
Fatal Inquiry, Will Thomas
Prince, Rory Clements
Traitor, Rory Clements
My Name is Resolute, Nancy E. Turner
Ship of Brides, JoJo Moyes
Night of a Thousand Stars, Deanna Raybourn
Inheritance, Victoria Wilcox
 
Linda & I prefer over-sized paper back or hardback. We do not want any e-books. We love books and that's about the extent of it. Please, Secret Santa, no need to worry about any 'add-ons' or 'go-withs.' Seriously. 

 



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Date Posted: 10/21/2014 3:56 PM ET
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Dear Secret Santa:

Any book from my wishlist would be great (new or used, any binding is fine), but these would be especially welcome:

The Baklava Club by Jason Goodwin

The Empty Throne by Bernard Cornwell

Euphoria by Lily King

Fatal Enquiry by Will Thomas

The Mangle Street Murders by M.R.C. Kasasian

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh

Roosevelt's Beast by Louis Bayard

Thanks so much!

 

 

Date Posted: 10/25/2014 12:21 PM ET
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Hiya there, Santa! Won't you please bring me something from this list? Any binding is fine--I'm not picky, I just love books! 

I Remember You: A Ghost Story by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler

Sheepish: Two Women, Fifty Sheep, and Enough Wool to Save the Planet by Catherine Friend

The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution that Transformed the South by Bruce Levine

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World by Hugh Brewster

The Beautiful American by Jeanne Mackin

Disco for the Departed (Dr. Siri Paiboun, Bk 3) by Colin Cotterill

The Quarter-Acre Farm: How I Kept the Patio, Lost the Lawn, and Fed my Family for a Year by Spring Warren

Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers

When the Devil Drives (Liberty Lane, Bk 4) by Caro Peacock



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Date Posted: 10/25/2014 9:40 PM ET
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Any book on my WL would be great but these are my most wanted (any binding is fine)

Margot by Jillian Cantor

Sleeping in Eden by Nicole Baart

Band of Sisters by Cathy Gohlke

A Virtuous Death by Christine Trent

The Woodvilles by Susan Higginbotham

Carved in Darkness by Maegan Beaumont

I Remember You by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

The Girl in the Glass by Jeffrey Ford
 

Date Posted: 10/25/2014 11:33 PM ET
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Hey Santa!  Here's my most wanted list:

Hardcover:

  • Naked Edge- Pamela Clare
  • Forbidden- Jo Beverley
  • Taken By the Laird- Margo Maguire
  • When Dashing Met Danger- Shana Galen

Paperback:

  • Never Judge a Lady By Her Cover- Sarah MacLean
  • An Introduction to Pleasure- Jess Michaels
  • For Desire Alone- Jess Michaels
  • The Accidental Countess- Valerie Bowman
  • Bride of a Scottish Warrior- Adrienne Basso
  • A Notorious Ruin- Carolyn Jewel
Date Posted: 10/29/2014 5:35 PM ET
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Dear Santa,

I prefer paperbacks, but hardbacks are fine.  Please no e-books.  Here is my "most wanted" list

 

Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick

Murder in Chelsea by Victoria Thompson 

Irish Country Courtship by Patrick Taylor

Iron Curtain by Anne Applebaum 

Dear and Glorious Physician by Taylor Caldwell

Count Vronsky’s Daughter by Carola Salisbury 

One of our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde 

The Resurrection of the Romanovs by Greg King and Penny Wilson

Wind of the Khazars by Marek Halter

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler 

Thank you ever so kindly, I've been good this year

Date Posted: 11/2/2014 11:21 PM ET
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Any book on my Wish List would be most welcome, but these are my most wanted:

The Leopard and the Cliffby Wallace Breem

Legate’s Daughter by Wallace Breem

This Side of Glory by Gwen Bristow

Tomorrow is Forever by Gwen Bristow

Deep Summer by Gwen Bristow

The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley

Date Posted: 11/3/2014 12:33 PM ET
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Hi Secret Santa,

Here is my wish list.  No e-books, please, but any binding is appreciated.

Just One Evil Act by Elizabeth George

The Borrower of the Night by Elizabeth Peters

The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King

Sea Witch by Helen Holllick

Sharpe's Tiger by Bernard Cornwell

Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst

Mission to Paris by Alan Furst

Spartacus by Ben Kane

That Summer by Lauren Willig

Thank you!

CR



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Date Posted: 11/7/2014 9:45 PM ET
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I apologize to my SS. I am late joining, but will have list posted this weekend.

Thanks

Mary (mepom) -
Subject: Thanks in advance to SS
Date Posted: 11/10/2014 11:06 PM ET
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Only paper books. Paperback is cheaper. I searched Amazon and these are available.

The Draining Lake   by Arnaldur Indridason

 
Artic Chill by Arnaldur Indridason
 
The Gallows Bird   (also known as The Stranger)  by Camilla Lackberg
 
The Hidden Child   by Camilla Lackberg
 
A Pimp's Notes  by Giorgio Faletti
 
Cage of Bones  by Tania Carver
 
Choked by Tania Carver
 
Tower by Ken Bruen
 
A White Arrest by Ken Bruen
 
The McDead by Ken Bruen