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The Sunday Salon

My week in reading:

I finally finished In A Dark Wood Wandering, a slow read but definitely worthwhile. My review will be up sometime this week or next.

I also read The Slaves of Solitude, by Patrick Hamilton; my copy has been sitting around since April… of last year. Good reading there as well.

I’m currently finishing up book 9 in the Morland Dynasty series, The Flood-Tide, set between 1772 and 1789. Revolution, revolution, everywhere….

Yesterday I took a trip out to West Chester to Chester County Books and Music, where I bought a copy of No Dark Place, by Joan Wolf (mystery set in mid-12th century England); and I basically cleaned out their inventory of Mary Stewart books that I haven’t read, which includes:

The Moonspinners
The Gabriel Hounds
My Brother Michael
Madam, Will You Talk
Wildfire at Midnight

Also bought from Amazon and Amazon UK this week were copies of A Plague on Both Your Houses, by Susanna Gregory (medieval mystery; I seem to have a hankering for these lately), and The King’s Mistress, by Emma Campion. Am I sick or what? Aren't I travelling to London in three weeks, where I'll probably buy lots of new books?

Also, you have until Friday at midnight to enter my contest here for one of two copies of The White Queen, Philippa Gregory’s new book…


debnance said…
Ah, Mary Stewart! Yes! My mom handed off her Mary Stewart books to me when I was teen. I couldn't get enough of them. Moon Spinners. Read that first. I seem to remember dolphins and Greece....
Table Talk said…
I loved Mary Stewart as a teenager but haven't read her since. I feel a library purge coming on. Enjoy yourself in London.
I LOVE Chester County Books and Music! What an awesome place. Haven't been there for awhile, though ... hmm, might have to remedy that pretty soon.

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