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Greaders vote Nov - Jan 15 RESULT end of thread

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AnninGlos Report 4 Jan 2015 12:53

Bridget, I don't understand why you are adding to this old thread. Does this mean you are not going to give us any suggestions on the current Greaders suggestions for Jan- Feb 2015 thread?

In the Greaders group we make two suggestions every six weeks, we then vote for the books that we want to read (2 books but not the ones we have suggested). We then read at least the first chosen book and possible the second as well. At the same time on the review thread we review the chosen books from the previous period.

If you are just going to read and review books that you already have but are not chosen to read by the Greaders group then you would be better off reading and reviewing them on the Kindle books and other books I have read thread (by Mersey).

Can you let me know what exactly it is that you want to do. Have you got an e reader? If so, most of the books we choose are available on the kindle. :-) :-)


SpanishEyes Report 4 Jan 2015 11:47

My Book

I have had this book for a long time and have read it about 5 times. It is not easy to read but was an enjoyable novel about Tudors England.

I had not realised just how the brutality the era was and C J Samson is a master of Tuder Life. He is description is is a perfect mixture of Novelistix and History detail.

A political greed (nothing has changed ) continues even in our time.

I hope that someone will enjoy this........in fact I have decided that I will read this for what my husband will say, not again and I will say 'of course '?

C J Sansom was educated in Birmingham Uni and took a BA and then a PhD in History lived in Sussex.


SpanishEyes Report 4 Jan 2015 10:49

I live a long way from getting a particula book. I will write why I like a particular book which I like and hope that is OK

I have about 500 books! Used to have even more!



AnninGlos Report 13 Dec 2014 10:05

Hi Bridget, I thought you had asked somewhere else and I replied. Yes of course you are welcome to join.

The next review date and suggestions for next time is 5 January 2015. Meanwhile if you read back you can see the current choice. :-)


SpanishEyes Report 13 Dec 2014 08:39

Hello everyone
May I join in this interesting group?



AnninGlos Report 10 Dec 2014 16:15

Lovely photo Perse. :-) <3


Persephone Report 9 Dec 2014 22:05



AnninGlos Report 9 Dec 2014 12:48

It would be great for you to rejoin us, even though you may not be able to read every time Perse. Now we have lost our lovely Berona we are very few. <3


Persephone Report 9 Dec 2014 10:48

I have been rather naughty since we moved and have joined the library down here and have whisked through the three books that I got out.. plus I bought two from book shops and one from a library chuck out whilst I was away on holiday.

One of the books I just finished was Dorothy Koomson's "The Rose Petal Beach" which was great BTW.. I also read an Anita Shreve - The Lives of Stella Bain.. which like Toby's Room (from GR's bookclub) was set in WW1.. liked that as well..

Anyways was at another library today collecting an out of print book I wanted to read, had ordered as I still belong to the Auckland libraries as well.. and whilst there I picked up Dorothy Koomson's " The Flavours of Love"

So if it is okay with you people I will pass on a review of it to the thread and then go from there.. I will have to also catch up with what has been read since I have gone away. I still have heaps of my own to read but am sort of doing a bit of both... and with not doing house renovations have a little more time on my hands.



AnninGlos Report 17 Nov 2014 16:40

Thank you I have also written her a letter, posted it this morning.


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 17 Nov 2014 16:17

Tess's brother again . . . I've passed the result on to her!


Mersey Report 16 Nov 2014 21:59



AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2014 20:47

Thank you so the results stay the same. Letter in the post to Tess tomorrow. Just added The unseen to extras to read.


TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 16 Nov 2014 20:31

Hello - it's Tess's brother here. These are the votes of the Tess jury:

The Letter - Kathryn Hughes

The Unseen - Katherine Webb


AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2014 14:47

Thanks for that Pam I already have the book dpwnloaded so I shall look.


Pammy51 Report 16 Nov 2014 13:58

Thanks, Ann, have downloaded the first two.

If anyone is going to read The Flavours of Love there is a free Kindle download of a book with recipes from the story.


AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2014 13:42

The year I met you by Cecelia Ahern 1
The flavours of love by Dorothy Koomson £3.08 1
The Letter - Kathryn Hughes 99p kindle 1111
The Mill River Redemption - Darcie Chan
Midnight Exposure – by Melinda Leigh
Night Moves – by Nora Roberts £1.99 kindle
The Unseen by Katherine Webb £3.99 kindle 1
The Story of Us by Dani Atkins 59p kindle 111
The World below by Sue Miller
A Week in December by Sebastian Faulkes.

Books to read
The Letter - Kathryn Hughes
The Story of Us by Dani Atkins

If you have time and want to read a third choose either of the following
The year I met you by Cecelia Ahern
The flavours of love by Dorothy Koomson
The unseen by Katherine Webb.

Edited to add Tess's vote.


AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2014 13:35

I am sure that you are right Berona, I have done that too. Luckily they were cheap ones.


Berona Report 16 Nov 2014 10:35

I have finished reading at the moment, so am waiting !! I have downloaded both The Letter and The Story of Us - as I can see that two more votes in any direction would not alter what is obvious. .I'll look in again tomorrow to make sure I got it right - but it's my bedtime now and I am ready to read! Happy reading all.


AnninGlos Report 16 Nov 2014 09:31

Tess was hoping to see her grandson with his lap top so she could vote so, if it is ok with everyone I will leave the result until this afternoon.. If Tess is unable to vote by then I am sure she will go with the rest of us and I can let her know the result by post. <3 At the moment two books are tying as you can see for yourselves.