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Conan

Conan Report 9 Mar 2011 23:28

King Arthur

by Mike Ashley


I cannot help but feel that my quest for my ultimate ancestry has finally been fulfilled !

( but I am always open to a better offer )

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 10 Mar 2011 22:31

I finished the Edwina Currie..it was *ok*...readable..ish.

I've now started on a surprise market purchase. A Philippa Greggory I hadn't known about..*The Other Queen*. about Mary Queen of Scots. About 3 chapters in and am enjoying it immensely...but I love her books anyhow so there's no surprise there really lol x

SheilaWestWilts

SheilaWestWilts Report 10 Mar 2011 22:33

Am reading 'The Bones of Avalon' by Phil Rickman - set in Elizabeth I's early reign, set in Glastonbury, sort of murder and mysticism. Quite readable.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 10 Mar 2011 22:38

Mike Ashley..thought I recognised his name..Knew i'd read one of his...just checked my bookshelf...he's done a great book about Boudicca.

Sheila..that sounds fab...i'm going to add that to my wish list. Thank you x

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 19 Mar 2011 21:52

I've finished reading War and Peace!
I'm going to read Catcher in The Rye. It's a book I've never read.

ChrisofWessex

ChrisofWessex Report 19 Mar 2011 21:55

OH just collected from library today 'The Floating Brothel' which I had ordered. He had to take a lot of good humoured stick from the young librarian!

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 19 Mar 2011 22:17

"Cowboy & Wills,"

written by, Monica Holloway, is a memoir about Monica's young son, Wills Price, who is diagnosed with a high functioning form of autism. This memoir can't be told without, Cowboy, a very unique dog.

The special love that Wills had with his dog enabled him to reach out to people in a way that was not previously possible because of his autism.

Gwyn

Conan

Conan Report 20 Mar 2011 02:11

Given up on Mike Ashley .......... David Starkey seems far more promising !

Greenfingers

Greenfingers Report 20 Mar 2011 08:38

Reading Second Nature by Alice Hoffman, not a long book but sort of compelling a strange love story sort of what you expect from Alice but good

welshbird201

welshbird201 Report 20 Mar 2011 14:44

Message for Muffy: I finished reading Jilly Cooper's 'Jump' a couple of days ago. I know slow reader. Itwas good she described National Hunt racing (which I love) very well. A bit sad in parts. I hope you get it for Mothers Day. Enjoy.

I have just started 'The reading group' by Elizabeth Noble. I have read two of her books, Alphabet weekends and The Girl next door. Both are very good especialy The Girl next door.

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 21 Mar 2011 19:08

At the moment I'm reading a book called Corfu by Robert Dessaix. There are some nice descriptions of Corfu.

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 23 Mar 2011 22:38

I've finished reading "Corfu"
About to start on a book called
"To my Daughter In France" by Barbara and Stephie Keating. I liked the picture on the front and I was intrigued by the title.

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 27 Mar 2011 21:24

I'm now reading The Man who Disappared by Clare Morrall.
It's about an Accountant who disappears and the story is set in Exeter.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 27 Mar 2011 22:07

Thanks Welshbird...I'll let you know if the hints have worked next week lol.

I've just finished *The other Queen* by Philippa Gregory which was fab..as have all her books been imho.

I've a few to chose from...but I'm thinking of re reading a book I first read as a teenager...Chariots of the Gods by Erich von Däniken...it explores the idea of an extra terristrial (sp) visit to earth during primitive human times...much criticised..but when i read it as a youngster ...i felt it was feasible....interested to see if the passage of time has changed my mind or not.x

MissFitz

MissFitz Report 28 Mar 2011 08:35

I am reading the Travelling matchmaker series by M.C Beaton
The titles are in order
1. Emily goes to Exeter
2. Belinda goes to Bath
3. Penelope goes to Portsmouth
4. Beatrice goes to Brighton
5. Deborah goes to Dover
6. Yvonne goes to york

The books are about Hannah pym a middle aged servant who inherits from her late boss and decides to travel

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 28 Mar 2011 08:41

Agatha,
Those books sound good.

Greenfingers

Greenfingers Report 29 Mar 2011 16:35

But Agatha have you read M.c.beatons Agatha Raisin series, about an amateur detective who is definitely not a Miss Marple,,,,,,,,they are very good can reccomend them but read from the beginning.

I have just read Sheila Flanagans My Favourite Goodbye...its a typical Flanagan set in Dublin and about families and their complications. It centres around Ash a cook who does corporate meals and gets involved with a multi millionaire.She is a complex character.. its a good read

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 29 Mar 2011 20:32

I'm reading A Room Swept White by Sophie Hannah

Jane

Jane Report 29 Mar 2011 20:38

The one I am reading now is Nicci French.....Complicit.I'm finding it slightly weird.
The next 2 I have lined up are Harlan Coben 'Caught',and Debbie Macomber
'Mother's Gift'

PatriciaAnn

PatriciaAnn Report 4 Apr 2011 13:21

I'm reading The Fighting Spirit by Charles Gidley. It's a World War 2 story.
When I went tothe library I got a book by Stephen Booth. I can't remember the title.