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I said earlier this week that I would have pictures posted today from my trip… but I’m still trying to figure out my camera, so it might take some more time.

It’s been a busy reading week, however. In the past week I’ve finished:
The Conquest, by Elizabeth Chadwick
Confinement, by Katharine McMahon
The Street Philosopher, by Matthew Plampin (excellent book; read it nearly in one sitting on the plane back from London. Too bad it hasn't gained rights to be published in the States yet).
Mariana, by Monica Dickens

Currently I’m reading The King’s Mistress, by Emma Campion—she’s the one who write the Owen Archer mysteries under the name Candace Robb. This time she returns to the fourteenth century, focusing on the life of Alice Perrers, mistress to Edward III. It’s a huge book, both in terms of physical appearance and scope; and fewer than 100 pages in, I’m hooked.
In terms of reviews, this week you should see reviews posted of Michelle Moran's new book, as well as The Coral Thief by Rebecca Stott, which is coming out on Tuesday. You'll probably also see the revival of Cover Deja-Vu, in which stock images are used over and over again and I point them out.

What are you reading today?

Comments

Alyce said…
It looks like you've been getting a lot of reading done lately!

I worked on reading some of Julie & Julia today. (I finished the other books I planned on reading earlier than I thought I would.)
judy said…
First of all, I came across your blog because of Glue. I am now "following" you. And I like your blog. You read even more than I do; what a relief, my friends think I am supernatural or something.
Today I am reading Sunnyside by Glen David Gold. It is great so far!

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