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Subject: Virtual Book Club - April book selection
Date Posted: 3/1/2010 12:22 PM ET
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Its time to choose the book we are reading for April.  Please put any suggestions you may have in this thread.

Thanks

Jen

Date Posted: 3/1/2010 1:14 PM ET
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A Spring book? Too bad we already did a Spencer, or we could do Spring Fancy. Though I didn't like it much. Um, what are we reading for March?  What genre is up?

Date Posted: 3/1/2010 1:19 PM ET
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Oh right, it's Lady of Conquest. Bodices will be ripped! Okay, so April should be a contemp or paranormal.

Date Posted: 3/1/2010 3:04 PM ET
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I don't read paranormals so I would like to try that genre...

Date Posted: 3/1/2010 3:10 PM ET
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They have the disadvantage of often being heavily wishlisted, but maybe we can find something available. Any stories about werewolves who change during Spring? ;-)

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 1:30 PM ET
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Maybe something with an heroine named April?  I can't think of any off hand. I still haven't read A Lady of Conquest and I'm the one that suggested it! 

I want to make commetns on about Pink Carnation but I read it like 2yrs ago and don't really remember enough to say anything mroe than "I liked it". 

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 3:26 PM ET
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Maybe something with an heroine named April?

 

April Lady by Georgette Heyer. I read this and didnt like it but I'm not a heyer fan anyway.


Betty Neels has at least 2 titles with April in the title.

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 4:45 PM ET
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April Lady is a good suggestion. Because I already own it. :-) Would not go out of my way or spend a credit to get Betty Neels, I confess. But I bet there are lots of people who'd been planning to try some Heyer...?

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 4:50 PM ET
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She is a new to me author so I will give it a try....

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 5:27 PM ET
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I don't care for Georgette Heyer myself. But then I never seem to read the monthly book in time to really participate anyway.  Even now I'm only in 1 game but I'm doing the Serial Readers II challenge and don't know if I'll read the March book. 

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 7:38 PM ET
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I looked up books containing "April" at AAR, but only came up with one, oddly enough, an anthology called April Moon. "Spring" brought up quite a few - Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas is the only one I recognize.

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 7:47 PM ET
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Isn't Scandal in Spring the middle of a series?

Date Posted: 3/2/2010 9:53 PM ET
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It's the last of four, so yeah, probably not the best choice.

Date Posted: 3/3/2010 1:02 PM ET
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I like the idea of doing a paranormal, too. One other problem with those are that most are series books as well. 

I'll throw out the only non-series paranormal I have on my own TBR: The Scarletti Curse by Christine Feehan. There are 7 copies currently in the system. 

It doesn't really fit in with a spring theme, unfortunately, lol.

ETA: On a closer look, I'm not even sure if this is a paranormal. More gothic. I thought it was about a vampire when I bought it. Oh well, lol.



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Date Posted: 3/3/2010 2:42 PM ET
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What about Susannah's Garden by Debbie Macomber?  The title sounds kind of spring - y and I have it my TBR pile.  ;)

Date Posted: 3/3/2010 3:06 PM ET
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We just read one of hers a while back, didn't we?

Date Posted: 3/3/2010 3:11 PM ET
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You are right.  I forgot.  :)  nevermind.  lol

Date Posted: 3/6/2010 4:59 PM ET
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Not sure if I'm joining in but when I saw you were thinking of a Spring book, I immediately thought of:

Come Spring by Jill Marie Landis

I read this one years ago so don't remember much about it. I used to like most of her stuff tho. It's not paranormal--I just read the paranormal-romance Nicki Styxx series by Terri Garey and loved it. Hot and creepy and kinda cozy too! :) But it's a WL'ed series. 

 

 

 

Date Posted: 3/6/2010 9:36 PM ET
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That is a good suggestion.  What do the rest of you think?  Should we read Come Spring?

Date Posted: 3/10/2010 3:57 PM ET
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Is everyone on board for Come Spring?

Date Posted: 3/14/2010 9:19 AM ET
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OK, The april book is going to be:

Come Spring by Jill Marie Landis

Date Posted: 3/24/2010 6:32 PM ET
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Hi Everyone, since no one has participated in the last two months discussion, I am going to take a break for April.

Let me know if you are interested in starting it up again.

Date Posted: 3/24/2010 9:40 PM ET
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Sorry.  I was ready to bite the bullet for the book discussion cause & participate in the March book discussion, but I tried, and once again epic failed, to read Lady of Conquest:P

Date Posted: 3/25/2010 8:03 AM ET
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I know, I've been so caught up in reading for swaps that I never got around to the book club books the past few months. If you want to take a break, that's fine, and once things slow down maybe we can try it again. It was fun!

Date Posted: 3/25/2010 9:44 AM ET
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I thought it was fun too.  :)  Maybe we can pick up again in the summer when we all have more time to read.  :D

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