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Tidelands
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
THE BRAND NEW SERIES FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummers Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor, a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her abusive husband. Instead she meets James, a young man on the run, and shows him the secret ways across the treacherous marsh, not knowing that she is leading disaster into the heart of her life. Suspected of possessing dark secrets in superstitious times, Alinors ambition and determination mark her out from her neighbours. This is the time of witch-mania, and Alinor, a woman without a husband, skilled with herbs, suddenly enriched, arouses envy in her rivals and fear among the villagers, who are ready to take lethal action into their own hands. The unmissable read for Summer 2019. Praise for Philippa Gregory: Popular historical fiction at its finest, immaculately researched and superbly told The Times 'Philippa Gregory is truly the mistress of the historical novel. It would be hard to make history more entertaining, lively or engaging' Sunday Express Gregory has popularised Tudor history perhaps more than any other living fiction writer . . . All of her books feature strong, complex women, doing their best to improve their lives in worlds dominated by men Sunday Times 'Immaculate research, pacy narratives and a stubborn insistence that history is not only about men . . . a powerful reminder of how precarious the lives of the Tudor women could be' Daily Mail
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Twocougs
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Certainly treated female characters authentically, as awful as that was. Not my favorite Phillipa Gregory but not bad.

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MellieAntoinette
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Alinor Reekie is a witch, a healer, a 1648 woman of her times. She‘s a type. The type who waits in a graveyard for her husband‘s ghost to divorce her (epic fail - still marrit). The type who falls in love under the pale moon (her spidey-senses we‘re off kilter - she expected to dance with a different devil by the pale moonlight! 😜). She‘s trapped by time, fear, place and social norms.

Enter James. Nope, you‘re a jerk. Exit James.

Onto book 2!

MellieAntoinette P.S. Brealey‘s narration is spot on! 2w
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Crazeedi
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4⭐ the first in the authors new series. It tells the story of a midwife/herbalist living on the edge of nowhere, during the time of Cromwell. The ending was quick. I look forward to the next book.
#MrBook1inamillion #litsyPartyOfOne #24B4Monday #readathon @MrBook @Rachel.Rencher @Lucas.Rencher @Lynnsoprano

MrBook Niiice! I like that time period! 1mo
Lynnsoprano I need to stack this. Are you going to hook me in another series 😂 1mo
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Crazeedi
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My current read, have you ever had to stop reading for a bit because you kinda know what's going to happen next and it's going to break your heart? #keeplitsyactive @ljuliel

BookwormAHN Yes, Cassandra Clare is especially good at that. 1mo
marleed Yes. This is an old book but came to mind when I read your post. I saw the movie The Horse Whisperer. Then Montana born and bred girl that I am, I read the book. The book ends differently than the movie - nooo, didn‘t see that coming. I think I cried for a week! 1mo
ljuliel Great post ! Thank you for sharing. 1mo
Crazeedi @BookwormAHN @marleed I'm glad you under5!! 1mo
AmyK1 Yes, I have 😞 1mo
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catebutler
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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“Come to the book as you would come to an unexplored land. Come without a map. Explore it and draw your own map.” —Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

I always love when books have maps, I like to study each one, and flip back to it, whilst reading the book for a point of reference. They always seem to enhance my reading experience, would you agree?

mdm139 Lovely photo 2mo
catebutler @mdm139 Thank you, Melanie! 🧡 2mo
TheAromaofBooks I always wish every book came with a map! It really helps me visualize what is happening. 2mo
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catebutler @TheAromaofBooks I know! Maps and characters lists. Big books especially, since they always seem to deal with a ton of characters and locations. 😂 2mo
Crazeedi I love maps too, and I have to get this book!! 2mo
catebutler @Crazeedi We truly are kindred spirits! Love to hear what you think of the book, once you pick it up! I‘m really enjoying it. 2mo
Freespirit I'm a map lover too.... 1mo
catebutler @Freespirit It doesn‘t surprise me in the least - I feel we are definitely kindred spirits. 🥰 1mo
Freespirit Me too!! 1mo
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Tereses
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Ebook from the State Library. Loving the depiction of life on the tidelands and the impact of King Charles‘ campaigns on ordinary folk . #almostfinished #tidelands #phillipagregory

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Crazeedi
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Congrats @Librarybelle on your milestone ! #200KGiveaway
I've read others books by this author and have enjoyed them. This one is the first of a series and of course I'm all about the series! Thanks for your generosity!

Librarybelle Thank you! Nice choice - I‘m looking forward to this one as well! 2mo
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underground_bks
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This was my first Philippa Gregory and I didn‘t know what to expect. I really enjoyed the slow, pleasant pace, rich detail, and getting to know Alinor and the remote tidelands during the English Civil War. I believe this is the first in a new series, but I loved how realistically this book ended. While I enjoyed it, I don‘t plan on reading a sequel, because I felt satisfied with this story and its setting, but I‘m interested in her other books.

JacqMac If it‘s anything like her other series, it won‘t be like a sequel. Her books can all stand alone, even though they are a series. If that makes any sense. 2mo
underground_bks @JacqMac ohhhh!! Maybe I‘ll have to give it a try when it comes then! What‘s your favorite of hers? I‘d like to try another by her. 2mo
JacqMac @underground_bks That‘s a hard question. Lol I like them all. I would start with The Other Boleyn Girl. Though The White Queen is also very good. 2mo
underground_bks @JacqMac awesome! Thank you for the recommendations! ❤️ 2mo
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TheSpineView
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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My review of Philippa Gregory's new book Tidelands is up on my blog at www.thespineview.com In short, a solid read but not one of my favorites from her. The middle dragged some but the character development was outstanding. Recommend for lovers of historical fiction with strong female characters. ⭐⭐⭐⭐

TheSpineView I received a free copy at BookExpo. Pictured is Ms. Gregory signing my copy. 3mo
Birdsong28 @TheSpineView So jealous! I would love to meet her 😍📚📖 3mo
TheSpineView @Birdsong28 She was nice and very personable! 3mo
DivineDiana Fantastic! I love meeting authors! 💗 3mo
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Jerdencon
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So even though the cuisine doesn‘t match the book - these are my plans for tonight!

Leftcoastzen Every time I see pot stickers I want them! 3mo
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Jerdencon
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My Tidelands hold had come in so went to pick it up and ended up finding my sons request came in (Treasure Hunters)and then picked up Lost Roses because why not! Almost took out Lost in London but left it for next time hopefully! Happy Friday!
#libraryday #lovemylibrary #raisingreaders

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JacqMac
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I was a little worried. The first non Tudor book. With fictional characters. But I should have known Phillipa Gregory is a phenomenal writer, who always puts her heart and soul into research for her novels. It‘s fantastic! I can‘t wait for more! (She‘s also an amazing speaker. If you ever get the chance, go see her.) 5⭐️

Clare-Dragonfly I tried reading one of her Tudor books and didn‘t like it. But this one sounds right up my alley! 3mo
JacqMac @Clare-Dragonfly It‘s very good. But she‘s on my short list of favourite authors. 3mo
melissajayne I‘ve heard her on a number of podcasts that I listen to and every time I‘m not disappointed. 3mo
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JacqMac
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Exciting Saturday night in hubby‘s office, while he works on a grant. Why does it feel like it‘s always grant season? Oh, well. More reading time for me.

Tamra Grant language is its own. 😏 3mo
JacqMac @Tamra It really is. 3mo
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JacqMac
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We‘re waiting....
I know you know already, but nobody else understands my excitement. lol

LeahBergen I was there tonight, too! 😆 3mo
Birdsong28 I totally get it!!!! 📚 📖 3mo
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JacqMac
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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Guess what I‘m doing this evening?
::squee::

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TheSpineView
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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#friyayintro @howjessreads

📘 Tagged and Children of Ruin
📘 Headed to my lake house after work today. Also starting back tomorrow taking riding lessons. I lost my horse to old age and a tumor at the first of the year. Finally feeling like riding again.💜🐎
📘 Chocolate and peanut butter
📘 Piano🎹
🤗 On it!

xxjenadanxx A lake house sounds wonderful, I've been craving the lake lately. The ocean is beautiful but it isn't the same! 3mo
TheSpineView @xxjenadanxx Thanks! I love the ocean too. I guess I am just drawn to water. 3mo
xxjenadanxx @TheSpineView I'm drawn to water as well. It calms my soul. 3mo
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JacqMac
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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My house is surprisingly and unexpectedly quiet this afternoon. My kids are finally off bothering other people‘s parents. Have I mentioned I‘m so ready for school to start? I‘m going to read this one until the chaos returns.
#SummersEndReadathon
@Clwojick

Tamra 😂 I know the feeling. 4mo
JacqMac @Tamra I didn‘t even get through a whole chapter before they all showed up again. Lol 4mo
Tamra @JacqMac bah!!! 😫😆😂 Isn‘t that just how it goes? 4mo
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JacqMac @Tamra Always. 😂 4mo
Buechersuechtling When does school re-start where you live❓ Here, it was yesterday for the elder kids and today for the first-former 🎒. 4mo
JacqMac @Buechersuechtling My kids start on Wednesday. Tomorrow they are doing photo IDs and picking up schedules and such. 4mo
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JacqMac
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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What a great time for my preordered book to show up! (We will just pretend that it shouldn‘t have been here a week ago. I‘m going to stop preordering books from amazon.) I‘m going to see Philippa Gregory next week. And I‘m so excited!
#SummersEndReadathon
@Clwojick

Birdsong28 Preorder from #Waterstones they get it to you if not a week early but on the actual day or a few days before. Also they have let me on 2 occasions swap a non signed edition for a signed edition ( one of the occasions was this book!!) They let me cos there was no difference in price. Also so jealous that you get to meet her!!! Have fun 😘📚📖 4mo
JacqMac @Birdsong28 Thanks. I‘ll definitely give it a try next time. 4mo
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TheSpineView
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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#24B4Monday @Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid @jb72
#SummersEndReadathon @clwojick

I was hoping to be in the double digits today. My grandkids changed that plan. Hope to make up serious ground today.

Currently reading:
🎧 The Consuming Fire
📘 Tidelands

Andrew65 Still a great time! 👏👏👏 4mo
jb72 You are doing great! 🎉 4mo
Clwojick Going strong! 4mo
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TheSpineView
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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#SummersEndReadathon @clwojick

📘 I just want to make it to 24 hours this time. The number of books is not that important.
📘 I do want to finish Tidelands. Just started and so good!
😫 Doing good on my diet so no snacks. Not much of a snacker except for peanut butter filled pretzels.
▪A pillow for my lower back.
📘 Yes. I use these readathons to work my review.
🤗 Hi @4thhouseontheleft @Texreader @Crazeedi @Trashcanman @Avanders @eggs

Crazeedi I cant wait to read tidelands!! 4mo
TheSpineView @Crazeedi On 50 pages in and so good!😍 4mo
Clwojick My husband loves those PB pretzels too. I find them a little dry, but they are delicious. Good luck during the Readathon! 4mo
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Eggs Thanks for the tag 💗💗💗💗💗 4mo
TheSpineView @Eggs 😊🤗 4mo
Texreader Thanks for the tag! 4mo
TheSpineView @Texreader 😊🥰😊 4mo
Avanders Thanks for the tag! 😘🥰♥️ And great answers! 🤗 4mo
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TheSpineView
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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Starting this new book tonight. Went to get on the bed to get comfy and someone beat me there. She is my reading buddy. She naps... I read!

Macker11 So sweet! 4mo
BacklistReader I need to get my hands on this one. I love Philippa Gregory. 4mo
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TheSpineView @BacklistReader This is the 1st book in her new series. I hope it is good.🤞 4mo
BacklistReader @TheSpineView I‘ll keep my eye out for your review. Hope you enjoy it. 4mo
Crazeedi I'm very interested to hear if it's good, on my tbr! 4mo
Catsandbooks Such a cute reading buddy! 😍 4mo
TheSpineView @Catsandbooks Thanks!😊 4mo
Novelista71 What‘s your reading buddy‘s favourite book? The Bone Collector? 4mo
TheSpineView @Novelista71 🤣🤣🤣 4mo
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candc320
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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🎼 I have a new book to add to my Philippa Gregory shelf 🎼💁🏼‍♀️💁🏼‍♀️!!!

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Jerdencon
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You can read the first chapter of the book
http://www.simonandschusterpublishing.com/downloadables/70493-Tidelands_download...

I‘m excited for this one... I used to read Philippa Gregory all the time but ended up too confused with all the British royalty and who was connected to who.

Crazeedi I've been waiting for this one!! 4mo
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JacqMac
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Book signings always make my introverted self feel a little awkward. But I never regret going. Hubby knows this so he likes to surprise me with tickets. I LOVE Philippa Gregory. And I have a great hubby.

Butterfinger Oh wow. She would be one I would love to meet. 4mo
readordierachel How nice! 4mo
Birdsong28 So jealous!! 📚📖 4mo
JacqMac @Butterfinger @readordierachel @Birdsong28 I‘m really looking forward to it. 4mo
kspenmoll That‘s so thoughtful! 🙌🏻 hubby! 4mo
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Birdsong28
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Update: I have managed to swap my non signed copy to this version! #Waterstones customer service are wonderful! Can't wait to get it now not long as it's out at the end of August!😍📚📖

JacqMac Nice! I can‘t wait for this one, too. 4mo
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Birdsong28
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Look what you can get on #Waterstones

I had ordered a non signed copy of this but have just asked if I can swap it for the Signed copy they should be ok doing it as I did this with my Alison Weir Anna of Kleve book and there is no difference in price so 🤞.

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Birdsong28
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US

JacqMac Ooo! I love her! And she‘s coming to Calgary. Thanks for posting. 4mo
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Birdsong28
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overtheedge
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Excited to receive this ARC!! Thanks Goodreads!!

TNbookworm Lucky! 5mo
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Well-ReadNeck
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Y‘all! Phillipa Gregory is coming to the DBF this year in a special event on Sunday evening. It‘s a ticketed event that includes a copy of this book (more of a buy a book, and you get in the event sort of thing)

This is the first book in a new series that focuses on a lower class protagonist this time. Excited for the rest of the series.

#arc #dbf2019

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Well-ReadNeck
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#TBRTuesday

All ARCs this week. Looking forward to them all!!!
#DBF2019 #netgalley

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TheSpineView
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Philippa Gregory was well worth the wait in line. Such a lovely person!

Birdsong28 She was broadcasting live from this on Facebook! Love her books 😍📚📖 6mo
TheSpineView @Birdsong28 💜💜 Yes! 6mo
minkyb very cool! 6mo
IamIamIam 💙💙💙 6mo
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Chili
Tidelands | Philippa Gregory
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Book mail !!! 😁

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Birdsong28
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#Coverreveal UK cover is the white one

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