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Friday Finds

Oh, goodness. More to read, at some point!

Mistress of Rome, by Kate Quinn. I was offered a copy of this by the publicist, and I decided to give it a try. It's about a slave girl from Judaea, during the Roman Empire.

Mini-Shopaholic, by Sophie Kinsella. No description up on Amazon yet, but it looks as though this is a continuation of the Shopaholic series.

Mrs. Tim of the Regiment, by DE Stevenson. I read Miss Buncle’s Book late last year, and I was excited to find that the Bloomsbury Group are reprinting another one of her titles.

Wild Romance, by Chloe Schama. Heard about this through LTER, and requested it through the publisher. It’s fiction based upon a famous love affair and scandal from the 1850s; to be published in March.

31 Bond Street, by Ellen Horan. Mystery set in Victorian New York, to be published next month. I'm still trying to figure out how to snag a review copy of this!

The Alchemy of Murder, by Carol McCleary. Mystery with Nellie Bly as the heroine; to be published in March. Apparently, it's the first in a series.

Howards End is on the Landing, by Susan Hill. Nonfiction, of the bibliophile sort. The author of The Woman in Black read 40 books from her own collection, not buying anything for a year.

Cranford, by Elizabeth Gaskell. After watching the BBC miniseries the other weekend, I knew I had to read the book itself.

Of the Ring of Earls, by Juliet Dymoke. Historical fiction about the Conquest. It’s a rare book, but I managed to buy my copy rather cheaply through Amazon Marketplace.

Don’t Tell Alfred, by Nancy Mitford. It’s being reprinted next fall by Vintage.

What have you been interested in reading lately?

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