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The Last Hours
The Last Hours | Minette Walters
When the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in Dorseteshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The Church proclaims it a punishment from God but Lady Anne of Develish has different ideas. With her brutal husband absent, she decides on more sensible ways to protect her people than the daily confessions of sin recommended by the Bishop. Anne gathers her serfs within the gates of Develish and refuses entry to outsiders, even to her husband. She makes an enemy of her daughter by doing so, but her resolve is strengthened by the support of her leading serfs...until food stocks run low and the nerves of all are tested by their ignorance of what is happening in the world outside. The people of Develish are alive. But for how long? And what will they discover when the time comes for them to cross the moat? Compelling and suspenseful, The Last Hours is a riveting tale of human ingenuity and endurance against the worst pandemic known to history. In Lady Anne of Develish - leader, saviour, heretic - Walters has created her most memorable heroine to date.
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MellieAntoinette
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That description right there. 💯% true! This was an incredible read. #LiteraryCrew for the win!

Already added book 2 to my February #tbr!

Crazeedi Loved both books!! 3w
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MellieAntoinette
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Oh my word, this book is soooo good! Join the #LiteraryCrew bandwagon, y‘all! I can‘t put this one down!

@Librarybelle

Librarybelle Hooray! And, thanks for the plug for the buddy read! 1mo
MellieAntoinette @Librarybelle You are most welcome! 1mo
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“He looked for differences between generations in the way a hunchback looked for telltale twists in the sounds of others.”

#LiteraryCrew @Librarybelle

Librarybelle Interesting quote! 1mo
Crazeedi Good book!! 1mo
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Chrissyreadit
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1. My parents married one week after meeting in person.
I sang at Carnegie Hall, my favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla.
2. What The Dead leave behind, The Last Hours, The Cruel Prince
3. Belle, to discuss books.
Thanks for the tag @Butterfinger
Anyone else want to play? #litsylearn

Alora Hello! Thank you for playing 💜💜 1mo
Alora That would be so cool to meet Belle! 😍📚 1mo
Alora Is the lie that your favourite ice cream flavour is vanilla?! Ahhhh now I want ice cream even thought it‘s insanely cold! 🍦 Lol 1mo
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Butterfinger I'm guessing vanilla is not your favorite flavor. 1mo
Eggs I think I‘m exhausted or dyslexic—I read the first sentence as my parents married after meeting in “prison” 🤪😳🤣 1mo
Chrissyreadit @Eggs 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 1mo
Chrissyreadit @Butterfinger @Alora no vanilla for me! 1mo
mabell 1. !!! 👏👏👏 1mo
Avanders Crazy — my parents married 10 days after meeting!! 🤭🤭 1mo
Chrissyreadit @Avanders That is crazy!!! I‘m not the only one!!! ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
Rina_Black @Avanders And I thought my parents were crazy, they married 5 months after meeting each other 😄 Now I see it's quite a long time. 1mo
Chrissyreadit @Rina_Black 5 months was the slow track 😂🤣😂 1mo
Avanders @Rina_Black @Chrissyreadit lol the slow track 😂 my husband and I were engaged after 9 months (which is also fast!), but then we waited over 3 years to actually get married 😁😁 My parents stayed married 43 years until my dad died ... that‘s some commitment! 1mo
Chrissyreadit @Avanders my parents were married 30 years- until my dad died too. I married my husband a year after we met- but one week before our daughter was born- 🤣My brother and SIL tried to fix me up with him a year before though.... 1mo
Avanders That‘s awesome — I love how relationships have these fascinating stories... my husband remembers seeing me at a local art fest almost 2 years before we actually met... and he worked with my best friend at the time for almost a year before we met.... something to be said for “right time” I guess. 😁 1mo
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umbrellagirl
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Giving audiobooks another go. My library didn‘t have this but Hoopla did.

Set in Dorset in the 1340s, this will count for England in the #ReadingEurope2020 challenge. Sorry, but I can‘t lump all of the UK countries into one so I‘ll find some other choices for Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

MellieAntoinette Super curious about this one! 2mo
rabbitprincess My mum has this book! I will have to borrow it from her sometime. 2mo
umbrellagirl @MellieAntoinette I‘m enjoying it so far. There is also a sequel. 2mo
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umbrellagirl @rabbitprincess yes, do. It‘s good. 2mo
Librarybelle Good choice! I just finished this book and loved it! 2mo
umbrellagirl @Librarybelle it was your post that reminded me of it 🙂 2mo
Librarybelle @umbrellagirl ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
BarbaraBB Great idea to read a book for all UK countries 2mo
umbrellagirl @BarbaraBB it‘s personal 🙂 2mo
BarbaraBB I understand! Where do you live? 2mo
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Chrissyreadit
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1. Reading, playing games and watching movies, prepping for challenges.
2. The Last Hours
3. @SShiney @SilverButtonBooks @saigeofgreengables
Thanks @Cupcake12 for the tag!

Eggs Thanks for playing Christina ❣️ 2mo
saigeofgreengables Thank you for the tag! And happy New Year!!😊 2mo
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CoverToCoverGirl
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A well crafted and fascinating book! My very first by this author but definitely not my last! 5 🌟‘s This one keeps you turning the pages and that ending has you hastily lurching for the next book! #LiteraryCrew
@Sace @Chrissyreadit @BethM #BuddyRead

#CJW

Librarybelle I can‘t wait to start the next one! 2mo
Chrissyreadit Yes! I am so excited for the next book! 2mo
Sace I've read the first chapter of the next book and it's just as good. 2mo
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BethM I‘m excited! 2mo
Chrissyreadit What does CJW stand for? 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl @Chrissyreadit Just my initials.. I have started to tag my reviews so that I can locate them if I want to rather than having to scroll through individual titles searching for them. (edited) 2mo
Chrissyreadit Oh! Good idea! 2mo
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Librarybelle
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Who would have thought a novel about the Black Death could be so engaging and, as Julian Fellowes says, enthralling? The will to survive in a land turned desolate is a big theme, but also ingenuity. Secrets play such a huge role too in this. Walters is a masterful storyteller. Lady Anne is an amazing character, and I can‘t wait to see what happens next!

Thanks to everyone who joined in for the #LiteraryCrew #Buddyread . The ending!! 😨

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Librarybelle And, at a staggering 540+ pages, I‘m using this for the #MoreThan350Pages prompt for #YeahBaby #BBRC @LibrarianRyan 2mo
Andrew65 I‘m sorry I missed this read. 😔 2mo
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Andrew65 The time is coming along nicely. 2mo
Jerdencon I really enjoyed this book and hope to start the next one in a few days! I had a feeling that Eleanor would be pregnant but not in the way she is - but I should have realized that. Really like Lady Anne and love how the boys with Thaddeus have matured. 2mo
Librarybelle @Jerdencon Yes! I had a feeling she would be pregnant and was then filled with dread that Sir Richard is to blame. I too should not have been surprised, but maybe I hoped that his own daughter wouldn‘t be a victim? I‘m glad you‘re continuing on...I know I‘m looking forward to it! 2mo
Chrissyreadit I really appreciated how the story tied together. I like how Thaddeus helped the boys grow. I also thought Lady Anne‘s choice to give Eleanor the truth was important. I have so many other thoughts- I wonder what it must have been like at that time. I also think that there have always been progressive thinkers in all historical times. I‘m glad for this here- I would love to know more of Lady Anne‘s back story. 2mo
Librarybelle @Chrissyreadit I too think there have always been progressive thinkers in each historic time. Some were more accepted than others. I can‘t even begin to imagine how traumatic the Black Death must have been, with the fear and the unknown associated with it. And yes, knowing more of Lady Anne‘s backstory would have been great! 2mo
Sace I actually didn't see the pregnancy coming, but I do tend to check my brain when I read and I rarely make predictions or see the obvious (perhaps I'm a crappy reader.) I was skeeved by Sir Richard and Eleanor from the get go, but maybe I was in denial because it made me so uncomfortable. 2mo
Librarybelle @Sace Their relationship left me uncomfortable too, even before this revelation! 2mo
umbrellagirl I just looked for this at B&N but they didn‘t have it at my branch 🙁 2mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace I did not see the pregnancy and sir Richard coming either! I just could not understand how she could be lady Anne‘s daughter and felt so much better that she wasn‘t! 2mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit oh I agree with you there! 2mo
BethM @Chrissyreadit me too! @Librarybelle thanks for the excellent pick! I probably wouldn‘t have found this on my own! 2mo
Librarybelle @BethM So glad you liked it! Thanks for joining the buddy read! 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl Thank you @Librarybelle for getting me to bump this on up to the top of my TBR pile! A perfect pick! 😊 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl I suspected the relationship between Sir Richard and Eleanor because of how it was portrayed but I didn‘t see the pregnancy coming @Sace @Librarybelle @Jerdencon @Chrissyreadit Definitely an intense and thrilling storyline that certainly was very uncomfortable to take in at times. (edited) 2mo
Librarybelle Yay, @CoverToCoverGirl ! So glad you liked it, and thank you for joining the buddy read! 2mo
LibrarianRyan I love a good double and trip dip~! 2mo
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CoverToCoverGirl
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After surviving the wonderful marathon that is called Christmas 🎄 I‘m at last settling in to finish this oh so intriguing novel #LiteraryCrew. @Librarybelle @Sace @Chrissyreadit

Librarybelle ❤️❤️❤️ 2mo
Sace I can't wait to hear what you think about the end 😁😁😁 2mo
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Sace
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Solid pick. Honestly I don't know how accurate it is, but it was damn good story telling and I found myself feeling just as afraid as the characters.

I'm really, really glad the #LiteraryCrew is continuing with the second book because the ending of this first book didn't feel like closure at all!

Librarybelle So glad you enjoyed it! And, I love the graphics in your image! 2mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders I've been wanting to read this book ever since it came out! Glad to head it's good! Will have to try and move it up the list! 2mo
Crazeedi I really enjoyed this book, and the next one too! 2mo
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Sace @Librarybelle thanks! And many thanks for organizing. I'm not very good at talking about books, but I loved being part of a group read. 2mo
Sace @Penny_LiteraryHoarders I hope you enjoy it. I found it hard to put down. 2mo
Sace @Crazeedi Confession - I'm going to get a head start on the second one today! 2mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders @Sace okay! For sure it has to be moved up now! 🙂 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl Great review and lovely post! 😁 2mo
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Librarybelle
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We‘re on our final week of the latest #LiteraryCrew #BuddyRead ! I have a few more pages in last week‘s section to finish up, but I‘m also getting ready for book two in January (post on this to come out later today or tomorrow). What are your thoughts as we enter this final segment of reading?

Jerdencon I am all caught up and ready to start the last part. I am enjoying it but not really sure where it‘s going with the new town that Thaddeus and the boys are in and how it will all tie together. 🤫 2mo
Chrissyreadit Ahhh! I have to look up this section because I‘m not sure where one begins and ends- but I loved the way the boys learned to manage themselves and become more cohesive. I also liked the section with cats - I hope it‘s here! 2mo
Sace I'm enjoying the boys growth and developing maturity. At the same time I'm freaking out about fleas, too. 😂 2mo
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CoverToCoverGirl Oh can‘t wait to read the cat part @Chrissyreadit ... I agree the fleas and the rats are very disturbing but then again so are many other things too @Sace .. I‘ll have to wait to view your comment @Jerdencon 2mo
BethM I love the boys‘ growth. 2mo
Sace Oh I'm just getting to the cats and it's hilarious! 2mo
Sace Eleanor's parentage.... Ohhhh. Lady Anne's attitude makes so much more sense now. 2mo
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Chrissyreadit
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I‘m so happy to be part of Litsy! And since three milestones converged in December I will give a book to three people from their TBR‘s. Post and share your favorite read of this year and your most anticipated read for 2020. I will pick a winner in three days- (yes on Christmas Day). Be sure to tag me and use #Thankyougiveaway so I can throw your name in the bowl. Books will be purchased and shipped either through book depository or amazon.

Librarybelle Congratulations, and what a nice giveaway! Thank you! 2mo
LeahBergen Oh, how nice! 👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
Suet624 Congrats!!! 2mo
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NeedsMoreBooks Congratulations 🎉 2mo
mabell That is awesome! Congratulations on your 3 milestones!! 🎉🎉👏👏 2mo
Bookzombie Congratulations!!! 2mo
erzascarletbookgasm How lovely! Congratulations! 👏 2mo
Lizpixie Congratulations!🎉🎉🎉 2mo
Stacypatrice Milestones are so special!! Congratulations 🥳 2mo
Sace 🎉🎉🎉 Congrats! 2mo
wanderinglynn Congrats! 🎉👏🏻🥳 2mo
sudi Yay!! Congratulations 🎉🎉🎉👏👏👏 2mo
Cinfhen Congrats and thanks for the generous giveaway 💞🎉💞 2mo
Cinfhen So excited to see #Booked2019 as one of your milestones 😁🙌🏻 2mo
umbrellagirl Congratulations! Just entered. 2mo
Texreader Congratulations on all your milestones!! Have a glorious Christmas!! 2mo
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Librarybelle
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Final total for #11thHourReadathon . I‘m also playing g catch up for #LiteraryCrew and am about to start the prior week‘s section.

This is such a good and haunting book. In many aspects, the revolutionary ideas presented on disease prevention are way ahead of its time, and yet it‘s these ideas that may make some survive the Black Death. I‘ll post a little later with my thoughts on the book, as the #buddyread moves into its final week of reading.

Librarybelle Thank you for hosting, @EclecticReaders ! 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl I can‘t wait until I get to finish it today! 2mo
Sace I'm going to savor this last section. So glad we'll be continuing! 2mo
EclecticReaders You're welcome! That's a great time! Thanks for reading with us 🥰 2mo
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Sace
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I knew when I ordered my @Bookartbookmarks that I was going to use at least one for this book. I love it! Thanks Margaux!

BookishMarginalia That is gorgeous! 2mo
Sace @BookishMarginalia @Penny_LiteraryHoarders Maybe it sounds weird, but beautiful bookmarks add to my reading joy. 2mo
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erzascarletbookgasm Perfect for this season! ❄️ 2mo
Sace Yup! It may be rainy and muggy here, but my book can be wintery at least! 2mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders @Sace yes!! For sure! 2mo
Bookartbookmarks Just seeing this! Thank you for sharing ❤️❤️❤️❤️ Love it! 1mo
Sace @Bookartbookmarks you're welcome! 1mo
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Librarybelle
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It‘s Week 5 #LiteraryCrew #BuddyRead participants! Once again, I‘m a little behind, but I can‘t wait to hear what everyone thinks about the week 4 reading! Feel free to comment below.

Also, the next read will be book two, The Turn of Midnight. Instead of assigned readings each week, what if we say January is dedicated to Midnight? I can post prompts throughout the month, and we can discuss fully at the end. What do you think?

Chrissyreadit Perfect! 2mo
Jerdencon Sounds good to me- I already have the book! 2mo
BethM That sounds awesome to me! 2mo
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Mollyanna Sounds like a plan! Looking forward to the next book. 2mo
Sace Sounds great to me. I was already starting to feel sad that there's only two weeks left. I'm thrilled there are plans to continue. 😁 2mo
lele1432 Yes sounds good! 2mo
TamAnder Enjoying this read, although a bit behind the chapter goals. At this point, I‘d like to throw Eleanor into the moat. (Pg228) I‘ll jump in on January once I see how the next two weeks shake out. 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl Late checking in, busy week. Excellent idea.. Such a good read, I can‘t wait to turn each and every page! So happy that we‘ll be jumping right into the next book! @TamAnder lol I agree Eleanor should be tossed into the moat. It might precipitate an attitude adjustment which she so sorely needs. 2mo
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BethM
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What an excellent read! I loved all the characters minus Eleanor. But if an author can write a character that you hate, it‘s the mark of a good author. #tbrread #wintergames #tmskellington

Crazeedi Yes, and the sequel is good too! 2mo
BethM @Crazeedi I‘m listening to it now! 2mo
Crimson613 16pts!! 12-11 very true! 2mo
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CoverToCoverGirl Just finished this weeks reading allotment.. enjoy, it‘s really good. Next Sunday seems very far away. 2mo
Sace @CoverToCoverGirl I have to pace myself. It's really hard! 2mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace @CoverToCoverGirl I had to finish it- I admit I have no regrets and I enjoy reviewing it each week! But I‘m also in the despair of finals week so would have struggled to enjoy it. 2mo
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Chrissyreadit I think @BethM is reading it with us also! 2mo
BethM Im@done! I have to post my review yet! 2mo
Librarybelle Nice! 2mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit added her to the tags! 😁 2mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit I'm sticking to schedule for now but all bets are off on Dec 21 (when my holiday starts.) 2mo
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CoverToCoverGirl
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My evening is sorted out... a box of chocolates on my lap and an excellent book by the tree - can‘t wait to see what Eleanor is going to get up too.. she‘s just so despicable. #LiteraryCrew #BuddyRead @Sace @Chrissyreadit

Sace Looks like the perfect evening! 2mo
Chrissyreadit I‘m more than a little jealous! Enjoy!!!! 2mo
Librarybelle Perfect! 2mo
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Librarybelle
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#LiteraryCrew #BuddyRead ers...welcome to Week Four of our readings! Week Three saw a more complicated plot line. What are your thoughts from this week? Mine appear in the comments, under a spoiler tag.

Librarybelle I am not surprised by Eleanor‘s actions, and the way that she pitted the young men against each other for her attention. She‘s very calculating. I‘m nervous for Thaddeus, who seems to have so many heavy decisions on his shoulders, and the way he handles this current situation - taking the boys with him, shows he sees so much more than people realize. It‘s a bold move, but one that will save everyone. Also, Lady Anne is amazing! 2mo
Sace I wasn't surprised by Eleanor's actions at all. I am a bit confused though...it did not seem super obvious to me that she was guilty, but I confess I was not reading carefully because I was playing last minute catch up this morning. 2mo
Jerdencon Not surprised by Eleanor either - and I am a little confused about Thaddeus reasons for leaving so suddenly - can‘t wait for the next section. 2mo
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BethM Once you get to the next section he explains his reasons which make a ton of sense. If the boys didn‘t do it she‘s the only one left. She‘d have a slew of MH diagnoses today 🤣 2mo
Chrissyreadit I really like how community is developing. I was not surprised by Thaddeus taking the boys, or Eleanors behavior. I was more surprised by then priest, although that too is wrapped up by the end of the book. 2mo
Sace @BethM I'm sorry MH? I don't understand 2mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit what does that say about me that I wasn't surprised by the priest at all. 😔 2mo
Lauram I‘m here! I‘m here! I‘m a bit behind with reading, but I love reading the comments and am getting just enough information to see where things are going. 2mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace it says you have a realistic view of how religion has been used 😁 2mo
BethM @Sace mental health. At minimum she has a few personality disorders! 2mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM I think the end explained a lot.... 2mo
BethM @Chrissyreadit I still think she‘s deranged. 2mo
Sace @BethM Ah! Now I understand.... And agree! 2mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM yes- deranged but we have better understanding of why. 2mo
BethM @Chrissyreadit it definitely adds to it, but i feel like the ship sailed even before then. 2mo
Librarybelle Great discussion so far, everyone! @Sace @Jerdencon @BethM @Chrissyreadit 2mo
Librarybelle @Lauram I understand about being behind on reading. Catch up whenever you can! 2mo
Jerdencon @BethM totally psychiatric- but so was her father 2mo
CoverToCoverGirl The priest is a toad!! And as I feared Eleanor has escalated and I‘m not exactly surprised by her actions either @Sace @Chrissyreadit @Librarybelle Staring the next section now! 2mo
Sace I'm really glad there are more good characters (Lady Anne and Thaddeus for example) that balance out the completely disgusting characters. 2mo
Sace Oh....and there better be a whole lot of comeuppance! 2mo
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Librarybelle
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Playing catch-up for the #LiteraryCrew #buddyread and came across this quote in the week two reading. I love quotes that give me pause and almost take my breath away.

Lady Anne‘s words: “‘It will be as if we never existed if our history cannot be read.‘”

Crazeedi Good book 2mo
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In today's edition of "Reading Makes Me Doubt Myself".... Does one "sew" or "sow" discord? Help me out @Librarybelle and #LiteraryCrew! I've always thought it was "sow".

Librarybelle I‘m voting a typo on that - I did a quick check, and it should be “sowing discord.” 3mo
Soubhiville Yep, I‘d think it was “sow” also. 3mo
Sace @Librarybelle @Soubhiville whew! One day I will have confidence in my vocabulary! 🤣 3mo
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Lcsmcat Errors like that in printed material make me crazy! 3mo
Clare-Dragonfly It is definitely sow! Planting it so it grows, not making a garment out of it! 🤦🏻‍♀️ 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl Oops! 🙈 3mo
Sace @Lcsmcat @Clare-Dragonfly @CoverToCoverGirl I don't know if I'm just more observant or more typos get by during the publishing process, but this seems to be happening to me more often these days. 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I seem to be noticing this more often too - I think proof reading is not what it once was - way too many errors lately 😔 3mo
Sace @CoverToCoverGirl do proofreaders read printed copies, or are they reading digital? Because "sew" wouldn't be flagged since it's spelled correctly. And really....this seems like a pretty obvious one. How did it sneak by? 3mo
Lcsmcat I don‘t know about publishing, but newspapers have laid off copy editors by the train load. It seems like when corners get cut, this is where they cut them. 3mo
Sace @Lcsmcat That just doesn't make sense to me . I'm not going to spend my money on something consistently riddled with errors. But what do I know about running a paper? 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl That‘s the million dollar question.. 3mo
AshleyHoss820 My money is on sow...how odd! 2mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace I bet your right! A combination of relying on digital and cutting back copy editors- although, to be honest I‘m surprised the author made this mistake. I listened on audio so was completely unaware. 2mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit could it be something to do with the fact that the person was sewing/sowing discord between two families? Like you I can't believe the author would make such a mistake so is there actually a time one would "sew" discord? (And why can't I just accept that it's a typo and maybe I do in fact know the correct word? ?) 2mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace based on google, sewing discord is not a phrase- so you are kind, but don‘t worry- sowing is correct. I bet if someone wrote to the author or publisher and shared this thread we might get a slight improvement in editing- 2mo
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Librarybelle
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#LiteraryCrew #buddyread friends: we‘ve finished week two of our reading! I‘m playing catch up today on this section, but I‘m loving this book so far! I also ordered book two, so we‘re totally reading that book next.

What are your thoughts on this section? Please use the spoiler tag if you think your comments are spoiler-worthy.

I love reading the enthusiasm for this book in your posts!

Jerdencon I caught up yesterday and am loving this book! Will request the 2nd from the library so I‘m ready for the next one! 3mo
Mollyanna I‘m a little behind but hoping to catch up today or tomorrow. I‘m excited to read the second one next 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 3mo
Sace I'm excited for the second book! 3mo
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Sace Thoughts - how did Eleanor end up so awful? Did her mother have so little influence? Or am I overthinking a plot device? 🤣 3mo
Librarybelle @Jerdencon @Mollyanna @Sace Hooray! I‘m glad you would like to continue with this story! 3mo
Librarybelle @Sace Good question! Eleanor is horrible...I wonder if we learn more as the story progresses. 3mo
Mollyanna @sace @librarybelle I think it‘s the influence of her father and his disrespect for Lady Anne. It gives Eleanor a reason to ignore her mother‘s guidance. I do hope that we learn more about Lady Anne‘s early life at the convent and with her husband. 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl Eleanor is horrible @Sace it‘ll be interesting to see what happens with her. Very excited to be doing the next book.. well next! Lol. I think you‘re correct @Mollyanna in part, but I also think that she believes in the class system so she definitely feels superior and entitled because of it. (edited) 3mo
Sace @Mollyanna I think Sir Richard (heh...Dick) has no respect for any woman, but he basks in the glory of Eleanor's hero worship and even encourages it. Lady Anne is practical and realistic and tries to balance Richard's indulgence with Eleanor...much to Eleanor's annoyance. I'm hoping that as the story unfolds, Eleanor matures and becomes a more fleshed out character. Right now she feels a little one dimensional. 3mo
Sace Also tagging @CoverToCoverGirl for ⬆️ 3mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace @CoverToCoverGirl @Librarybelle Eleanor adds some good conflict - to an already highly conflicted situation. This is one of the few times I wish I had drawings of the setting and characters. I also wonder how Lady Anne grew into herself? She was clearly married into a difficult marriage but has so many skills- I think she is a product of the enlightenment. 3mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit and so many of those skills she learned at the convent. 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl She definitely more enlightened @Chrissyreadit and I sense that Eleanor is only going to become even more disagreeable as her character develops @Sace .. I‘m settling in now to read this week‘s recommended chapters. 3mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace @CoverToCoverGirl @Librarybelle I think Anne and Eleanor of Aquitaine would have gotten along. 3mo
Librarybelle @Chrissyreadit I like that thought! 3mo
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"...you lack even the skill to be pleasant..." ?

Well said, Lady Anne! #LiteraryCrew @Librarybelle

Librarybelle 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 3mo
Jerdencon I just read that part too! Eleanor wakes we want to slap her! 3mo
Sace @Jerdencon I was sort of hoping she could be a redeemable character, and maybe she still could be but right now she's still odious. 3mo
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Chrissyreadit
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I LOVED this book! I listened on audio- but I def want a hard copy- this will be in my favorites of the year and decade ❤️❤️❤️ @Librarybelle I‘m so glad you are hosting a buddy read- this was not on my radar and I would have really missed out.

Librarybelle Yay! I‘m so glad you liked it! Thanks for joining the #literarycrew #buddyread ! 😁 3mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM what do you think so far? 3mo
Crazeedi This was an excellent book! Book 2 is great too 3mo
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BethM I‘m absolutely loving it! 3mo
Sace Yes! I feel lucky to have seen the post from @Librarybelle. I'm not going to express myself well, but it feels a bit like Pillars of the Earth but with a female voice....which makes a difference. 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I concur! An excellent read so far! 3mo
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We‘re starting week two today for the latest #literarycrew #buddyread . England in 1348, with the advance of the bubonic plague.

To those reading - any thoughts to share so far?

I wanted to keep reading! For me, the narrative is well-flowing and captivating. More comments as spoilers below ⬇️⬇️⬇️

Librarybelle I really like Lady Anne, who feels so much wiser and stronger than any woman of that time. Her ideas on medicine and cleanliness are revolutionary for that period, and I‘m rooting for her in this book. I liked the sprinkling of her diary entries as well. 3mo
Jerdencon I really liked the first four chapters too and made myself stop at chapter 4. 3mo
Sace It's going to be hard to stop every week! 3mo
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Chrissyreadit I love this book, I only have one hour left on the audio. I will def listen to the sequel too. I‘m looking forward to the discussion 3mo
Sace Lady Anne seems almost like an anachronism to me. And I watch too much soapy entertainment because I'm dreaming up Thaddeus plot twists. (hidden as spoiler just in case.) 3mo
Sace @Chrissyreadit whaaat? Sequel?! 3mo
Librarybelle @Sace Yes - I wonder what we will see with Thaddeus 3mo
Librarybelle @Sace @Chrissyreadit Yes, there‘s a sequel that came out earlier this year. I think this is meant to be a trilogy. Maybe we should read book two as the next book?? 3mo
Librarybelle @Jerdencon I know! So hard to stop! 3mo
Crazeedi @Librarybelle @Sace @Chrissyreadit @Jerdencon I have read both books! Enjoyed both of them. In fact I was trying to decide who might enjoy getting them. Didn't see/realize you were doing a buddy read 3mo
BethM I‘m loving this book! I can‘t keep to the schedule! 3mo
Sace @Librarybelle Well I just ordered the second book as soon as I saw @Chrissyreadit mentioned it so I'm in! 😂 3mo
Mollyanna I am really enjoying this book. The writing is beautiful and lyrical. It keeps you so involved in the story. 3mo
Chrissyreadit @Librarybelle I can‘t wait too long to read the second book! I get my new audible credits Dec 5.... 3mo
Librarybelle @BethM I have a feeling none of us will be keeping to the schedule! 😂 3mo
Librarybelle @Mollyanna Glad you‘re enjoying it! 3mo
Librarybelle @Sace @Chrissyreadit I‘m waiting until Friday to buy book two! 3mo
Sace @Librarybelle It's really hard to stick to the schedule! 🤣 At the same time, I've been off work so maybe it's good that each chunk is not super long. When I start back to work I will still be able to catch up on weekends. 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I‘m in if you want to do the sequel next! I find the entire book riveting — the setting, the characters - I find it very atmospheric. It‘s like I‘m there watching the whole story unfold before my eyes. 3mo
Librarybelle @CoverToCoverGirl Great description! I totally agree! 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I can‘t wait to see what happens when Anne‘s smarmy husband shows up.. he‘s such a distasteful character and so is her daughter Eleanor. I‘ll definitely be reading on this evening, after my company departs. 3mo
Laughterhp I‘m starting this today! I‘ve only read Ch 1 but I‘m intrigued! 3mo
lele1432 I'm up for reading the sequel as the next book! Really enjoying it so far. Also, my husband's name is Thaddeus and it's pretty unusual, so that's been interesting lol. 3mo
Laughterhp I just finished the first 4 chapters and am really loving this book. I don‘t think I‘ll stop reading and will probably not stick to the schedule! (But we‘ll see). I really like Lady Anne and I‘m glad so far there hasn‘t been too much of her daughter in the story. I‘m definitely interested to see what happens when her husband shows up. 3mo
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It‘s been a crazy week! I‘ve been wanting to get to this #buddyread selection all week, so I‘m settling in for a lovely Sunday morning read, in bed. I‘m making every attempt to be ready for today‘s discussion @Librarybelle with the #literarycrew. Having only read the first six pages I‘m already hooked!

Librarybelle I am so hooked on this story...I finished the first section this morning. I‘m loving it! 3mo
Sace I agree with you and @Librarybelle, it's addictive! 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I‘ve finished the first section and I don‘t want to stop, but I will. Can‘t wait to start the next section this evening @Librarybelle @Sace (edited) 3mo
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Jerdencon
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#libraryhaul
Ready to start the tagged book tonight for #literarycrew 😀

Tamra I hope you like the Setterfield! (edited) 3mo
Librarybelle Yay! 3mo
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Sace
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I'm already hooked. #LiteraryCrew @Librarybelle

Librarybelle Yay! 3mo
Sace @Librarybelle I really don't know how I'm going to stop 😂 3mo
Librarybelle 😂 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I‘m hoping to start tonight. 3mo
Sace @CoverToCoverGirl I hope you enjoy it! 3mo
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Librarybelle
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Tomorrow begins the next selection for the #LiteraryCrew #Buddyread . I‘m anxious to begin this tale! Feel free to join us...this is a low key buddy read with weekly check ins. Feel free to post with #LiteraryCrew , and don‘t forget to tag me!

Laughterhp Just picked up my copy from the library! (It‘s a bit thicker than I thought 😂) 3mo
Marmie7 I just received a copy in the mail and I couldn't remember why I ordered it😂 3mo
Chrissyreadit I love it!!! One of my favorites for the year so far. 3mo
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Pamwurtzler Glad I saw this - I‘ll join! 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl Thank you for the reminder! 3mo
Librarybelle @Laughterhp Haha! It is a bit thick! 3mo
Librarybelle @Chrissyreadit Awesome! 😁 3mo
Librarybelle @Pamwurtzler Hooray! Welcome! 3mo
Librarybelle @CoverToCoverGirl You‘re welcome! 3mo
Sace I'm so excited! 3mo
Jerdencon Picking up my copy from the library tomorrow: 3mo
BethM I‘ve already started and am loving it! 3mo
Mollyanna Got my copy from the library and am ready to go. Looks good! 3mo
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BethM
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Is it wrong of me to root for Eleanor‘s death?

Chrissyreadit Ha! She‘s such a lovely young girl. 3mo
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Did some audio baking before football. @Librarybelle I‘m really enjoying this book! This is also snack round 1 for #mrbook1inamillion #litsypartyofone #24b4monday

Librarybelle That looks delicious! So glad you‘re enjoying the book so far! 3mo
Lynnsoprano Oh, yum! 3mo
BethM @Librarybelle @Lynnsoprano thanks! There‘s a little cinnamon and cardamom in there too. 3mo
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Andrew65 @Librarybelle That is definitely delicious looking. 3mo
Andrew65 A book I want to read. 3mo
CoffeeCatsBooks Pretty! 🍰 3mo
Curly_Caffeinated_Reader Lol I‘m about to make cupcakes. 3mo
MrBook I‘m coming over for some snack! 😳🤤 3mo
BethM @MrBook come on over 😂 I just made brats and chili cheese dip! 3mo
MrBook *runs to car and fires up the engine...screeches onto the street in reverse...puts car into OVERdrive* 3mo
BethM @MrBook 😂 3mo
Avanders This looks so fun. 😍 Ooooh and brats and chili cheese dip too?! 🤤🤤 3mo
BethM @Avanders a typical WI Sunday! 😂 3mo
Avanders Lol totally!! 😂 3mo
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Am enthralled with this book! Downloaded because of a read along hosted by @Librarybelle If you like historical fiction, plague and great characters check it out! I will want an in hand copy of this - if only to be able to loan to friends.

MamaGina I have this ebook, sounds like I need to get to it sooner rather than later!🤓 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I‘m all set for the buddy too! It‘s been on my shelf for awhile. 3mo
Chrissyreadit @CoverToCoverGirl I‘m so glad I started this book! 3mo
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CoverToCoverGirl Now I really can‘t wait to start! Historical fiction is my favourite genre. 3mo
DrexEdit Apparently this is already on my TBR, so stacking here. The first of two (so far) according to goodreads. 👍 3mo
Librarybelle I‘m so glad you like it so far! @MamaGina @DrexEdit If you‘re interested in the buddy read, search for #literarycrew . I posted the suggested reading timeline, but it‘s very low key, so read at your own pace! And, @CoverToCoverGirl , I‘m so excited to start this! 3mo
DrexEdit @Librarybelle thanks so much for the invite. I'm actually considering it even though I'm overbooked already. 😅 My library's catalog is down for maintenance tonight so I'll have to see if I can get a copy tomorrow. It's not available as an ebook in my system. 3mo
MamaGina @Librarybelle Oh, this is excellent, I‘ll definitely participate 🙌🏼🤓 3mo
Sace My copy just got delivered! I'm so excited! 3mo
Sace @DrexEdit overbooked is the reason I end up lurking most of the time 🤣 3mo
DrexEdit @Sace overbooked is just a permanent state of being anymore. 😂😂👍 3mo
Chrissyreadit @DrexEdit I seriously did not think I could swing it - but it is so good! Just read what time allows. 3mo
Chrissyreadit @Sace me too! Overbooked and overwhelmed but determined to self care soothe and this totally hit the spot! 3mo
BethM Im totally into it too! 3mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM did you do book or audio? 3mo
BethM Audio 3mo
Tamra I‘m anxious to read! 3mo
Bookzombie I keep stacking books you post! 3mo
Chrissyreadit @Bookzombie I look forward to hearing what you think. This was a great few weeks. 3mo
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Librarybelle
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The next #LiteraryCrew #Buddyread will be The Last Hours! We‘re traveling to England in the 1300s, when the Black Death stalked the country.

We‘re a low key buddy read group - the above timeline is a suggested reading time line. Read at your own pace. I check in with everyone at the end of a read week. Please use the listed hashtags and tag me in any posts you make. I‘m tagging those who have expressed interest in this book. All welcome to join!

CoverToCoverGirl Tag me please! I‘d love to join in. 3mo
Sace Oh wow! This sounds good and the hardback was on Amazon for less than $9. Not sure how active I'll be but the timing might be good for me. Tag with lowered expectations please 😁 3mo
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Librarybelle @Sace Welcome! 3mo
CoverToCoverGirl I‘ve had this one sitting on my TBR shelf for some time. It‘ll be my first book by her. Thanks. 3mo
Librarybelle @CoverToCoverGirl I‘ve wanted to read this for awhile, too. I‘m glad so many others are interested to read this as well. 3mo
Laughterhp Requesting from my library now! 3mo
Lauram Black Death? I‘m in!!! 3mo
Mollyanna Just requested it be shipped to my library from one of the other branches. Love the Black Death era. 3mo
Librarybelle Wonderful, @Mollyanna ! 3mo
Chrissyreadit I just downloaded it on audible. I‘m reading in another buddy read and taking two classes but have high hopes I can listen while I do dishes . 3mo
Marmie7 This sounds like a interesting read! Mind if I join in? 3mo
Librarybelle @Marmie7 Happy to have you join! 3mo
lele1432 So excited for this one! 3mo
Tamra I will definitely read it, but 😩 I won‘t get to start it until after I finish up my class in December. I am disappointed it isn‘t available on audio from the library. Keep tagging me and thank you for organizing!!! 3mo
Librarybelle @Tamra Will do! 3mo
Jerdencon Going to request from the library today! Thanks for including me! I am 1/2 way through the Lost Queen and liking it 3mo
Librarybelle Awesome, @Jerdencon ! So glad you‘re liking The Lost Queen too! 3mo
Chrissyreadit @BethM this is the other one- it sounds like a book I would like. 3mo
BethM I‘m going to hop on to this! 3mo
Librarybelle Awesome, @BethM ! 3mo
Chrissyreadit I‘m definitely in! I‘m up to Chapt 5 on audio and love it! 3mo
Sace I just realized that my two week vacation starts Nov 16....this was meant to be. I can at least stay on schedule for the first part. 3mo
Librarybelle Awesome, @Sace ! 😁 3mo
TamAnder Excellent! 😊 3mo
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Librarybelle
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#7Days7Covers #CoverCrush Day 5

Anyone who would like to play, please join in! Post 7 book covers that you love over 7 days, with no explanation.

Amiable Ooh, I like that cover. And the blurb in the front looks enticing, too. 5mo
batsy So pretty. 5mo
robinb Very pretty! 5mo
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Yoricke_SouthAfrica
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The author has a magnificent way of developing the characters and the story takes you on a journey back into the 14th Century in such a well-told manner, it's as if you are part of it. I have already started Part II, The Turning of Midnight, as I just can get enough of this great Tale of The Black Death.

megnews I‘m fascinated by this era but never heard of this book. Thanks for sharing! 7mo
Yoricke_SouthAfrica @megnews It's the 1st book in a series of 2 books. I immediately started the second book, called The Turn of Midnight. I absolutely loved the 1st book, and so far, the 2nd book is just as great. It's my 1st book on the topic of The Black Death. I'm loving it! 7mo
megnews You may want to check out Geraldine Brooks‘ 7mo
Yoricke_SouthAfrica @megnews Thank you so much, will definitely do so. 7mo
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Crazeedi
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4⭐ this book tells the story of the struggle to survive during the black plague of the 1300's Lady Anne is beloved by the serfs; her husband Sir Robert is a cruel evil man. This is how the story begins the plague sweeps across England. Thaddeus braves the unknown to find answers and Anne's people try to survive cut off from the world
Definitely recommend

Crazeedi Anxious to read the sequel 7mo
TrishB I enjoyed this one and the sequel. 7mo
Crazeedi @TrishB good to hear the sequel doesn't disappoint!! 7mo
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Crazeedi
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Sitting on my front porch braving the humidity! My next book! Don't know how I picked this to buy, it's rather chunky, but I must admit I 💗💗 chunksters! More development and details!
#78percenthumidity
#rememberthiswhenitszerodegrees
#lazydaysaregoodforreading

BooknerdsLife Happy reading 🙌🏼📚💕 7mo
BridgetteM I‘ve been curious about this book for a while. I‘m interested to hear your thoughts on it when you‘ve finished! 7mo
Crazeedi @BridgetteM there's 538 pages and I've read 200 already, it's very good so far! 7mo
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Crazeedi @BooknerdsLife thanks! I'm enjoying! 7mo
Birdsong28 This is such a good book. Check out the sequel if you enjoy it 7mo
Crazeedi @Birdsong28 thank you! I knew there was a sequel, I'm totally enjoying this book!💗 7mo
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Joreads
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Dorset 1348 and the plague starts to sweep through the country. This is the story of Lady Ann and her people. This book is over 550 pages long however I never felt the length. The struggle to survive the plague and the political intrigue of the time were enough to keep me turning pages. Be aware that this book end on a cliff hanger of sorts so you will want to pick youthful second novel the minute you finish.

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I‘m not even two pages into this work of historical fiction, and already the author seems to have the history wrong. This book is set mid-14th century England, yet it references a ‘passing gypsy.‘ A quick Google search indicates the Romani (gypsies) didn‘t arrive in England until the 16th century.

Some readers may not care, but how am I supposed to trust that this is historically accurate if there is a mistake on page two?

TheKidUpstairs Soo frustrating 11mo
Melissa_J @TheKidUpstairs I‘m going to have to bail after one chapter LOL. I read some reviews that note the book is full of anachronisms. I like my historical fiction accurate. It‘s my favourite genre, but I have pretty high standards when it comes to what constitutes good historical fiction. 11mo
MellieAntoinette This was my issue with Susan Orlean‘s The Library Book. She got the date wrong on the cover and somehow I couldn‘t read it anymore. 😫 11mo
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mcipher Oooh, that‘s so interesting to hear. We read her first book for my book club and were questioning some of the history -maybe rightly so! 11mo
CouronneDhiver Eek 😬 11mo
Melissa_J @MellieAntoinette yikes! On the cover? That‘s brutal. 11mo
Tamra I hear you! 11mo
Melissa_J @mcipher I‘m glad to hear that others wondered. The rest might be perfectly fine, but I‘d be reading through and googling every thing to see if it‘s right 😆 11mo
Melissa_J @Tamra excellent. I don‘t always mind if changes are made to certain aspects of history for the sake of a story (so long as the author acknowledges the changes), but the basic facts should be sound. 11mo
twohectobooks I found this book very meh. I didn‘t catch this particular error, but there were others I did. I‘m curious about the author‘s previous work, which is apparently more in the thriller genre, but her historical fiction was nowhere near historical enough for me. 11mo
TrishB I enjoyed the book as it had a very strong feminist message. But I didn‘t necessarily enjoy the twisting of some facts!! 11mo
Melissa_J @TrishB that‘s good to know! I won‘t dismiss it all together, I just will wait for a time when I don‘t care about the history being right LOL 11mo
Melissa_J @twohectobooks seems I made them right decision to stop reading, if there are other historical errors. 11mo
LeahBergen Oh no! I have this on my shelf! 😩 11mo
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Sumi
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Fast paced- read it with great enjoyment & then: argh!!!! Cliffhanger.
I had no idea this was the first in a series.

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twohectobooks
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Mehso-so

Ended up being quite cool on my latest #bookclub book. It‘s the story of Lady Anne of Develish, who decides to try to save her manor‘s serfs during the Black Death by a very unconventional quarantine. I like this premise but I think it needed to be developed WAY better than it is in this book. Lady Anne‘s actions drive the story but the author doesn‘t spend anywhere near enough time establishing how she became such a visionary.

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Tonight‘s #Hallowreading is this historical fiction novel set during the Black Plague. It‘s my latest #bookclub book and of course it‘s due back to the #library today when I still have about 150 pages to go. Fortunately it‘s a very quick read!

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Delighted to have this book on my kindle & kindle is now officially coming to Copenhagen 🙏🏻 @Lel2403
Text from my daughter ( trip organizer) she wants my DOB ... this is what I‘m dealing with 😂🙄 we are Excited

Birdsong28 It's a great read. Enjoy! After reading that you will need the sequel which is 1y
Cathythoughts @Birdsong28 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻❤️ 1y
TrishB Yes agree with @Birdsong28 a good read 👍🏻 1y
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Cathythoughts @TrishB 👍🏻❤️ 1y
julesG Wow, you are quite young, and with children already. 😂😂😂 1y
Cathythoughts @julesG I know ! I‘m quite unusual.... 😂 1y
JennyM 😂😂 1y
Cathythoughts @JennyM she thinks this is hilarious 😂🤣 1y
Cinfhen Hahahahaha it‘s like a text from Niki😂😂😂 1y
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Lel2403
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For fans of Minette Walters, this is 99p for the Kindle at the moment

TrishB This is a great read 👍🏻 1y
Cathythoughts Thankyou ! On my TBR ... not anymore , on my kindle now ❤️ 1y
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Lel2403
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Mehso-so

This is set in June 1348 and The Black Death has arrived, killing many thousands of souls.

On the estate of Develish, Lady Anne tries to help control of her people's future. This feels like an authentic atmosphere of the time and is a riveting read and well written by Minette Walters, but I found it a bit of a disappointing end
Thanks to the Author/the Publishers/NetGalley for the opportunity to read this in exchange for a fair and honest review

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The only author I‘ve read before is the wickedly talented Greg Iles! Any thoughts about the others?

#BookHaul
#TBR
#Stack
#CJWolfe

Linsy I just found my package for you for #OldCoolBooks and realized that I never got your email! Still want it? Just email me your address!!! linsyh@icloud.com (Sorry this is so late, but it‘s ready for you! 😘) 1y
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jenniferw88
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Because #summer has been a popular choice today for #abbainaugust I thought I'd choose #last in the title instead. Despite appearances, these are all TBR. #ourlastsummer

@Cinfhen @Mdargusch @emilyhaldi @Meredith3 @Reviewsbylola

Reviewsbylola I like your choices! 1y
emilyhaldi 😉 1y
Meredith3 👍🏻👏🏻👌🏻 1y
Cinfhen Well played 💚👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 1y
Mdargusch Nice! 👍🏼 1y
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DebbieGrillo
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"Do not believe in a vengeful God... Jesus came in love not hate. Bishops preach damnation because they are greedy for their tithes as the King is for his taxes, and they know men who fear God's wrath will pay more readily."

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