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Subject: July-- Available Books
Date Posted: 7/2/2008 9:51 PM ET
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The Uncrowned Queen :: Posie Graeme-Evans
ISBN-13: 9780743443746 - ISBN-10: 0743443748

 

Elizabeth Captive Princess :: Margaret Irwin
ISBN-13: 140591 - ISBN-10:


Book Description:

This story follows the life of Elizabeth from the death of her younger brother the king through the fight for secessions. from the honored princess to the tower prisoner and how she overcomes all. filled with secrets and court intrique



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Date Posted: 7/3/2008 2:36 PM ET
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These are available:

Bedlam: A Novel of Love and Madness :: Greg Hollingshead
ISBN-13: 9780312354749 - ISBN-10: 0312354746

Celestial Harmonies : A Novel :: Peter Esterhazy
ISBN-13: 9780060501044 - ISBN-10: 0060501049

I have both of these, but haven't read them yet. They both sound good! Celestial Harmonies is one huge, doorstopper of a book! It sounds like it would be different and interesting, but I haven't read any reviews for it.



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Date Posted: 7/12/2008 3:31 PM ET
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Noted today:

Anne Bolyen by Evelyn Anthony: http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/99491-Anne+Boleyn

Mary Queen of Scots by N. Brysson Morrison:  http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/94402-Mary+Queen+of+Scots

The Spanish Bridegroom by Jean Plaidy: http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/137869-The+Spanish+Bridegroom

 

Date Posted: 7/12/2008 6:05 PM ET
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Available, but not on my shelf:

The Borgia Bride
Author: Jeanne Kalogridis
Rating:
Book Type: Paperback
Publication Date: 2005

I also saw a copy of The Lion of Justice by Jean Plaidy. This is book 2 in the Norman Series.

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Date Posted: 7/13/2008 12:01 AM ET
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City of Darkness, City of Light - Marge Piercy    http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780449912751-City+of+Darkness+City+of+Light

The Physician - Noah Gordon     http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780449214268-The+Physician+Cole+Trilogy+Bk+1

Lady's Maid - Margaret Forster   http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780345497437-Ladys+Maid+A+Novel

 

 

Date Posted: 7/13/2008 10:53 AM ET
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This is not H/F, but it is history and it's a book that I really enjoyed, so I thought I'd mention that there is a copy available. Exciting history, lots of action! I loved it!

Over the Edge of the World : Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.) :: Laurence Bergreen
ISBN-13: 9780060936389 - ISBN-10: 006093638X
Copies Available: 1

Date Posted: 7/14/2008 1:03 PM ET
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Just posted:  The Road to Compiegne (French Revolution Series Volume 2)

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780099493372-The+Road+to+Compiegne+French+Revolution+Series+Volume+2

I've got about 75 pages to go and should finish it today, so if you want it, request it and it'll be on its way to you! :)

Date Posted: 7/14/2008 2:03 PM ET
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I just requested it from you, Marci. Thanks!

Date Posted: 7/14/2008 5:49 PM ET
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Antonia Frasier's biography on Mary Queen of Scots is available:

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/142554-Mary+Queen+of+Scots

Date Posted: 7/14/2008 10:24 PM ET
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The Boat of Fate- Keith Roberts

This sounds like a great book. I have it on my TBR, but loaned it to one of my professors so haven't been able to get around to it yet. It is set at the end of the Roman Empire.

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Date Posted: 7/15/2008 10:43 PM ET
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The Exiled - Posie Graeme-Evans     http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780743443739-The+Exiled

The Other Boleyn Girl - Phlippa Gregory    http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9781416556534-The+Other+Boleyn+Girl

Year of Wonders - Geraldine Brooks    http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780142001431-Year+of+Wonders

Farewell My Queen - Chantal Thomas    http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780743260787-Farewell+My+Queen+A+Novel

Date Posted: 7/22/2008 8:56 PM ET
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I posted this one to my bookshelf last week:

No Dark Place  by Joan Wolf

Date Posted: 7/23/2008 11:39 AM ET
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If anyone is reading Vollmann's Seven Dreams series, this one is available:

The Rifles (Seven Dreams) :: William T. Vollmann
ISBN-13: 9780140176230 - ISBN-10: 0140176233
Copies Available: 1

Date Posted: 7/24/2008 7:08 PM ET
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Good King Harry (about Henry V) is available:  http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780449005750-Good+King+Harry

Date Posted: 7/25/2008 1:33 AM ET
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I have a copy of Chang and Eng (born 1811, died 1874)that I wanted to check here, first, to see if anyone would want it before I post it to my bookshelf. It is a fascinating story based on the lives of the twins from Siam. They lived fascinating lives and were the first celebrated conjoined twins and the inspiration for the term "Siamese twins." The story follows them through their childhood in Siam, escaping death at the hands of the King of Siam, their world tours in sideshows, coming to America as "celebrities", and finally marrying two sisters from North Carolina and fathering 21 children between them. It is not a book that I would normally have picked up to read, but I am glad that I did, fascinating! If you are interested, please PM me.
Date Posted: 7/27/2008 3:04 PM ET
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There is a copy of Katherine, the Wanton Queen (about Katherine Howard) by Maureen Peters available.

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/144910-Katheryn+The+Wanton+Queen

Date Posted: 7/30/2008 7:28 PM ET
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The Spanish Bride by Laurien Gardner (about Katherine of Aragon) is available:

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780425219966-The+Spanish+Bride+A+Novel+of+Catherine+of+Aragon