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What Book or Kindle Book are you reading???

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wisechild

wisechild Report 25 Apr 2012 14:21

Mersey.
A cousin in England has just sent me "Lady of the Rivers". I started it last night, having finished "The White Queen" last week.
Have you read "The Red Queen". That´s next on my must have list.
I love Phillipa Gregory´s books. they seem to be really well researched.

Mersey

Mersey Report 25 Apr 2012 14:36

Welcome Wisechild.....

I am going to admit I have never read a Philippa Gregory book......awaits onslaught lol.....

After putting this thread up I have been reading books from some of the suggestions that I would never think of reading.......perhaps its time for one of hers soon :-)

wisechild

wisechild Report 25 Apr 2012 14:56

If you are interested in Tudor history I can recommend her, but she has also written about other historical periods & some modern novels too. They are all equally readable.

Choccy

Choccy Report 25 Apr 2012 14:59



Have just finished reading 'The Tainted Tree' by Jacquelynn Luben. Downloaded it when it was a Kindle 'freebie'.

Addie is an American born to an English mother who dies during childbirth. She is raised by her loving, adoptive American parents. An inheritance bequeathed to her brings her to the UK and she starts her genealogical journey to find out her ancestry and whether she has any traceable relatives still living. The story is set in the 1990's.

Genealogy with a touch of romance (and an unmarried mother who was sent to a 'mental hospital')



Mersey

Mersey Report 25 Apr 2012 15:03

Now that sounds like my type of book Choccy :-)

Choccy

Choccy Report 25 Apr 2012 15:37



Haven't posted on here before - usually help out on other boards - but it was such a good read (imo) I thought it might appeal.

PiersFromKent

PiersFromKent Report 25 Apr 2012 16:24

Pregnancy for Men by Mark Woods.

Very enlightening ;-) :-D :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 25 Apr 2012 17:09

:-D :-D :-D Piers not long now ??

How is Wifey doing by the way?

PiersFromKent

PiersFromKent Report 25 Apr 2012 18:40

July 1st was originally given as date due, but that's all changed Mersey. Mrs P is in hospital and rather poorly - better than she was though :-). We've been told that the pregnancy won't be allowed to progress to full term and everything is up in the air at the minute. So...fingers crossed. Thanks for asking Mersey - hope you are well?

Mersey

Mersey Report 25 Apr 2012 21:09

Sorry to hear that Piers, shes in the right place not that will stop you worrying.......Big hugs to you and Mrs P .....Il be waiting with a big fat cigar and a glass of bubbly with the arrival of Ickle Baby P....... :-) :-) <3

PiersFromKent

PiersFromKent Report 26 Apr 2012 07:29

Thanks Mersey :-)

Julia

Julia Report 26 Apr 2012 08:05

Oh Dear, young Master Piers, we all feel for you, we really do. You know, there will not be a baby that is born that will have as many 'Nanna's' as this little one.
Open a thread of your own, and give us all a daily up-date.
We are all thinking of yourself, Mrs. P, and baby P.
God Bless you all

Julia in Derbyshire

PiersFromKent

PiersFromKent Report 27 Apr 2012 08:21

Julia.... Just to thank you for your very kind message :-)
Everything is a bit topsy turvy at the moment, but I will post when there's some news :-)

Mersey

Mersey Report 2 May 2012 08:21

Last night I finish a wonderful book......

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty, set in the 1920's in America...I wasnt sure about this book but the minute I started reading it I could not put it down, well worth a look...... :-D

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 2 May 2012 10:49

Just started "Call the Midwife" by Jennifer Worth....so far brilliant, the series was also brilliant but l think the book will be better, so much information about that era!!

jude x

Congrats to Piers:) x

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 2 May 2012 11:12

Lawdy, Lawdy, I'm making such hard work of The Queen's Fool,
almost finished it thank goodness.

Emma

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 2 May 2012 11:38

Emma....it took me a month to read my last book Kill Call, that was quick for me:))

Love the photo of new G/g/daughter:)

jude :) x

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 2 May 2012 11:43

Hi Jude thank you, she's coming for a cuddle n kiss
this afternoon.

Am usually not too bad time wise with my reading but
boy this one is getting the better of me, still I have to
finish it, FOOL that I am. :-D

Emma

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 8 May 2012 10:27

OH has finished reading Stairlift to Heaven by Terry Ravenscroft,
which he enjoyed and found very funny. He has downloaded
Dear Air 2000, freebie and Dear Coca-Cola=£1.99 by the same
author.

I have finished Queen's Fool at long last and have just started The
White Angel Murder by Victo Methos-freebie, its about cold case
murders, so will see how it goes. :-)

Emma

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 8 May 2012 10:37

I'm re reading Rivals by Jilly Cooper lololol I absolutely love Rupert Campbell Black......and Jilly Coopers books are my guilty secret...I think she's fab x