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I'm glad to see that "poetry" has been added to the name of this forum. I've not been writing much lately but the urge has returned and I hope to be posting more frequently. Thanks for all the nice poems, Judith. You have inspired me. FrancesSparkel1...
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Over the holidays I read Longbourn by Jo Baker. The author retells the story of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from the standpoint of their servants. This is a book about the underpinning of the Bennet household—the people who kept the family clea...
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@jgaff55 wrote:Welcome to our group. We have diverse tastes here, but I haven't noticed much discussion about vampires.Speaking of vampire books...I just finished reading "Let the Right One In" by John Lindqvist. This books tells the story of a 12-ye...
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ksales wrote:Well, I have a new heroine and a new series. I just finished this debut novel, RAGE AGAINST THE DYING, and can't wait for the next, which won't be out until January, I believe. What an intriguing protagonist! She's a 59-year-old former F...
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Your post caught my eye, as I bought this book a number of years ago, and have never finished reading it.  I too loved the HBO mini series John Adams.  Paul Giamotti was wonderful in the lead.  It seems I put aside reading books I own in favor of lib...
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I'm glad to see that "poetry" has been added to the name of this forum. I've not been writing much lately but the urge has returned and I hope to be posting more frequently. Thanks for all the nice poems, Judith. You have inspired me. FrancesSparkel1...
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Over the holidays I read Longbourn by Jo Baker. The author retells the story of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from the standpoint of their servants. This is a book about the underpinning of the Bennet household—the people who kept the family clea...
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@jgaff55 wrote:Welcome to our group. We have diverse tastes here, but I haven't noticed much discussion about vampires.Speaking of vampire books...I just finished reading "Let the Right One In" by John Lindqvist. This books tells the story of a 12-ye...
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ksales wrote:Well, I have a new heroine and a new series. I just finished this debut novel, RAGE AGAINST THE DYING, and can't wait for the next, which won't be out until January, I believe. What an intriguing protagonist! She's a 59-year-old former F...
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Your post caught my eye, as I bought this book a number of years ago, and have never finished reading it.  I too loved the HBO mini series John Adams.  Paul Giamotti was wonderful in the lead.  It seems I put aside reading books I own in favor of lib...
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I'm glad to see that "poetry" has been added to the name of this forum. I've not been writing much lately but the urge has returned and I hope to be posting more frequently. Thanks for all the nice poems, Judith. You have inspired me. FrancesSparkel1...
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Over the holidays I read Longbourn by Jo Baker. The author retells the story of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from the standpoint of their servants. This is a book about the underpinning of the Bennet household—the people who kept the family clea...
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@jgaff55 wrote:Welcome to our group. We have diverse tastes here, but I haven't noticed much discussion about vampires.Speaking of vampire books...I just finished reading "Let the Right One In" by John Lindqvist. This books tells the story of a 12-ye...
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ksales wrote:Well, I have a new heroine and a new series. I just finished this debut novel, RAGE AGAINST THE DYING, and can't wait for the next, which won't be out until January, I believe. What an intriguing protagonist! She's a 59-year-old former F...
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Your post caught my eye, as I bought this book a number of years ago, and have never finished reading it.  I too loved the HBO mini series John Adams.  Paul Giamotti was wonderful in the lead.  It seems I put aside reading books I own in favor of lib...
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