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" Tadiana, I love your new title. I wonder what it means...

And I think Madam still ranks #1 for me, Tessa!
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" Emr wrote: "Ifurita wrote: "I had the feeling that a lot of writers would have turned this story into a tragedy. Instead it feels like a reminder that ...more "
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold
" I've always passionately felt that any "children's" book should be able to capture and hold my interest, too, or it's not much of a book. I feel that ...more "
A Walk in Wolf Wood by Mary Stewart
" Buddy read with Jeannette and Hannah

A cute little tale of fantasy and magic brought to life by Mary Stewart’s wonderful prose and gifted story telling. In a nutshell, this is a story of two children coming to the aid of a good werewolf. I won’t..." Read more of this review »
" Diane Lynn wrote: "Katherine wrote: "Hi. I read, A Walk In Wolf Wood, today. Has anyone read it? I was just wanting your thoughts on the story. Thanks ...more "
" MaryC wrote: "Karlyne wrote: "I think I'd really like to know just what prompted her to write it [Penhallow]! Was it an experience of her own,... The ...more "
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
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“Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.”
Samuel Beckett
Artists in Crime by Ngaio Marsh
"I have a love hate relationship with Ngaio Marsh. I find her writing is often a mixture of snobbery (it's not her characters – Marsh herself comes across as believing the aristocracy should have special privileges. Mixed up in a murder mystery – f..." Read more of this review »
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
"Every once in a while on Goodreads I find myself feeling compelled to make a True Confession, and here's another one: I'm not all that much of a Hercule Poirot fan.

For someone who's read probably 30 or 40 Agatha Christie books over her lifetime,..." Read more of this review »
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L. Frank Baum
“Never give up...No one knows what's going to happen next.”
L. Frank Baum

Katherine Mansfield
“The mind I love must have wild places.”
Katherine Mansfield

Ava Gardner
“The truth is, honey, I've enjoyed my life. I've had a hell of a good time.”
Ava Gardner

Eavan Boland
“As soon as I take down her book and open it...My skies rise higher and hang younger stars.”
Eavan Boland

Sinclair Lewis
“I think perhaps we want a more conscious life.”
Sinclair Lewis

19912 Georgette Heyer Fans — 454 members — last activity Apr 24, 2015 01:53AM
A group for fans of Georgette Heyer to discuss her work. Whether you are a fan of many years or someone who is just starting out reading her novels, a ...more
475 Jane Austen — 3811 members — last activity Apr 23, 2015 02:38PM
Readers of Jane, gather here to discuss anything from Frank Churchill's secrets to Lady Catherine's whims. What finally "persuaded" Anne Elliot? What ...more
24026 English Mysteries Club — 1692 members — last activity 1 hour, 21 min ago
Do you love mysteries written in the "English" style? I define the "English" mystery style as heavy on plot, character development and, perhaps most i ...more
22027 Madam, want to talk about author Mary Stewart? — 133 members — last activity Apr 23, 2015 04:06PM
This group is for readers to discover (or rediscover) Mary Stewart novels. Feel free to join in the discussions and start a new thread as well.
48656 50 books to read before you die — 4151 members — last activity 6 hours, 9 min ago
These are the named books: 1 The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien 2 1984 by George Orwell 3 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 4 The Grap ...more
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