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Subject: October Available Books
Date Posted: 10/3/2009 1:44 PM ET
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The White Queen by Philppa Gregory.  I have a trade size paperback from the UK (not yet released in the US).  Post here and send me a PM.  Someone from this forum asked me if I was going to post it, but I can't remember who it was.  The ISBN is 9781847374561.  Make sure it's on your WL. 

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Date Posted: 10/3/2009 2:21 PM ET
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Well as some of you know Susan Higginbotham sent me new copies of Hugh and Bess and The Traitors Wife, I'm offering the older editions.

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Date Posted: 10/7/2009 12:43 PM ET
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I have the Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.  PM me by Thursday night (10/8) Thanks! 

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Date Posted: 10/9/2009 11:11 AM ET
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I have a few that are wishlisted:

 

Dragon House by John Shors - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780451227850-Dragon+House

Anathem by Neal Stephenson - I found this at the thrift store; it's in great condition, but did not have a dustjacket.  - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780061474095-Anathem

Stand the Storm by Breena Clarke - http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780316007054-Stand+the+Storm

 

 

 

None of the above books have been exposed to smoke, but have been around my dogs and cats. Just pm me if you want a book posted to your wishlist.



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Date Posted: 10/9/2009 11:23 AM ET
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Valli,   I pm'd you about  "The Weight of Slience"

Date Posted: 10/10/2009 8:39 AM ET
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I picked up 5 books at a book sale last night that might interest you. If you want one of them, I'll post it to your WL or you can buddy me a credit. I need to hear from you by the 16th, so that I can post them next weekend, if you all don't want them.

-- The Grass Crown, ISBN 038071082X, looks brand new and unread

-- Legacy, ISBN 038070322x, worn and well-read, but meets the condition guidelines

-- Here Be Dragons, ISBN 0312382456, looks brand new and unread

-- The Amber Room, ISBN 0345460049, minor wear

-- Sharpe's Gold, ISBN 0006173144, looks brand new and unread

For myself, I picked up:

-- Russka by Edward Rutherfurd (anyone read it?)

-- Devil Water by Anya Seton

-- Dawn Stag by Jules Watson (I've been waiting forever for the first book in this series, The White Mare)

-- Victoria Victorious by Jean Plaidy

-- Warlord Chronicles by Bernard Cornwell (all 3 - The Winter King, Enemy of God, and  Excalibur)

-- The White by Deborah Larsen (mini-challengers take note!)

-- The Arm and the Darkness by Taylor Calwell

-- Glory and the Lightning by Taylor Caldwell

-- Versailles by Kathyrn Davis (anyone read this?)

Genie
 



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Date Posted: 10/10/2009 11:00 AM ET
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Hi Genie, I sent you a PM.

Valerie

Date Posted: 10/11/2009 12:23 PM ET
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I updated my previous post to add 2 more books from the booksale that I decided not to keep. Please let me know if you want any of the remaining 4 by Friday.

Subject: I, Elizabeth
Date Posted: 10/11/2009 6:07 PM ET
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Subject: TAKEN!
Date Posted: 10/11/2009 6:10 PM ET
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Sorry for my post above.  Sometimes this thing will not let me post a reply.  I get a pop up box where I can enter the subject, but not the text in the body.  Anyway, I have a paperback copy of I, Elizabeth (ISBN 0-609-80910-5) that I'm going to post tomorrow if none of my HF buds want it.  It's an excellent book! 



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Date Posted: 10/11/2009 6:56 PM ET
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pm sent to shelley

Date Posted: 10/12/2009 2:23 PM ET
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 Russka by Edward Rutherfurd (anyone read it?)

Yes, I really liked it.  I like books of this type - an epic set in a place. He reminds me of Michener, and this was one of his stronger books - I've actually given up on one or two of his.

Anyway, highly recommended - enjoy.

Date Posted: 10/12/2009 8:54 PM ET
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Good to hear, Mimi. I like these kind of sweeping sagas too.

Date Posted: 10/13/2009 12:28 PM ET
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I have a couple of books to post - please PM me if interested by Thursday evening and I"ll post to your wishlist:

Sex with the  Queen by Eleanor Herman.  I have a paperback copy (ISBN 9780739475782) which is not wishlisted but the hardcover is.

Frenchman's Creek by Daphne du Maurier (ISBN 9781402217104) - recently published edition). 



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Date Posted: 10/13/2009 2:28 PM ET
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Genie, I read Londinium by Rutherford, but couldn't get past pg 250 in Russka and I was on a Russian history kick at the time, so I apparenlty felt something was lacking. The characters just weren't as interesting IMO.

Date Posted: 10/13/2009 6:52 PM ET
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Oh, boy, two different opinions. I guess I'll have to read it and judge for myself. (: Thanks, guys!

Date Posted: 10/13/2009 8:53 PM ET
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Well, to throw a wrench into it, London is one of his I gave up on :)

Date Posted: 10/14/2009 8:41 AM ET
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LOL, Mimi. I gave up on Sarum, which I think he wrote. Still, Russka looks just interesting enough.

Date Posted: 10/14/2009 10:22 AM ET
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I read London and Sarum, I gave up on The Forest and still have Russka on my list, I really have to be in the mood for his books.

Date Posted: 10/14/2009 11:00 AM ET
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Aw crap, I have London and Sarum on my bookshelf.  I'm still willing to give the author a try though.  I have enjoyed books before that others said were a big stinking pile of poop (not that Mr. Rutherfords books fall into that category.....)

Date Posted: 10/14/2009 11:26 AM ET
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Genie, I guess you'll just have to read it and then let us know what you think. I actually thought "Sarum" was the best of them!

 I do enjoy the long, saga type of book that he writes, but I can't read too many of them for some reason. I have to space them out.

Date Posted: 10/14/2009 11:34 AM ET
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I added another book to my available list - "Those Who Save Us" by Jenna Blum.

Date Posted: 10/14/2009 11:36 AM ET
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I just saw one posted that someone might be interested in reading -

The Beggar's Throne :: David Falconieri
ISBN-13: 9780967370101 - ISBN-10: 0967370108
Copies Available: 1
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I haven't read it yet, but it sounds good!
Date Posted: 10/15/2009 6:17 AM ET
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I will post this Friday PM.  If interested send me a PM and I will post to your WL.

The Wives of Henry VIII, by Antonia Fraser, trade paperback in very good condition

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9780679730019-The+Wives+of+Henry+VIII+Vintage



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Date Posted: 10/16/2009 11:56 AM ET
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Anyone interested in The Janissary Tree?  No one is wishing so was just wondering if any of you would like to try it out.

It was requested from me.  Thanks!



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