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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished Red Sky at Night by John Barrington -- lovely nature writing about his life as a shepherd throughout the year -- he shepherded near Loch Katrine in the Trossachs


ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished The Guynd by Belinda Rathbone. Modern memoir of life in a Scottish Country House. Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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Peggy (peggyherself) | 171 comments ReadingScotland wrote: "Just finished The Guynd by Belinda Rathbone. Modern memoir of life in a Scottish Country House. Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0..."

Sounds interesting, Heather.


ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished "Edinburgh: Picturesque Notes" by Robert Louis Stevenson. Such a wonderful "tour guide" of Edinburgh! Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished "Wildfire at Midnight" by Mary Stewart. Great vintage murder mystery set on the Isle of Skye. Longer review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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Peggy (peggyherself) | 171 comments ReadingScotland wrote: "Just finished "Wildfire at Midnight" by Mary Stewart. Great vintage murder mystery set on the Isle of Skye. Longer review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0......"
I read this and it was a good one


ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Are children's books allowed in our group? :) I love "B is for Bagpipes" -- it's the perfect gift for kids and a great introduction to Scotland.

Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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Peggy (peggyherself) | 171 comments ReadingScotland wrote: "Are children's books allowed in our group? :) I love "B is for Bagpipes" -- it's the perfect gift for kids and a great introduction to Scotland.

Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2..."


A book is a book!


ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Finished Listening Valley. Full review posted here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Finished In the Footsteps of Sheep by Debbie Zawinski. If I had better health I'd want to set out on my own walking and camping journey in remote Scottish areas too! Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Enjoyed "The Singing Sands" by Josephine Tey. Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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Mrs. C. | 38 comments Sounds good! I didn't realize Josephine Tey was Scottish! Must add to my list!


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Finished "The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes" -- Nancy Drew Mystery. Nancy experiences so many quintessential Scottish sites, sounds, tastes.... Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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Peggy (peggyherself) | 171 comments ReadingScotland wrote: "Finished In the Footsteps of Sheep by Debbie Zawinski. If I had better health I'd want to set out on my own walking and camping journey in remote Scottish areas too! Full review here: http://www.re..."

I enjoyed your review of this book, Heather. I wish I could be as brave as this gal was!


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments I think I'm at 10 or 11 books read so far this year. Just finished "For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion to ModernMartyr". Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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Peggy (peggyherself) | 171 comments ReadingScotland wrote: "I think I'm at 10 or 11 books read so far this year. Just finished "For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion to ModernMartyr". Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/20..."

Doing good, Heather! I love Eric Liddell's story. Amazing man.


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished Dr. Finlay's Casebook. Full review is here:
http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished The Silver Darlings by Neil Gunn. So glad I read this! Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Finished The Final Curtsey by Margaret Rhodes. nice memoir by Queen Elizabeth II's cousin whose lineage is from Scotland. http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments My review of "My Heart's in the Lowlands" is posted here: http://www.readingscotland.com/?p=999...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just posted my review of "Call the Nurse" http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished "The Flight of Gemma Hardy" -- Jane Eyre rewrite set in 1960's Scotland. Review is here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just finished "The Lady of the Lakes" by Josi S. Kilpack. Good historical fiction about Sir Walter Scott. Full review here: http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments Just posted my review of "Great Northern?" by Arthur Ransome. A delightful young adult/children's read set in the Outer Hebrides.
http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/0...


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ReadingScotland (heatherlefebvre) | 26 comments I did not completely read this book but enjoyed perusing through it many times. It's just so beautiful!
Highland Retreats by Mary Miers
http://www.readingscotland.com/2017/1...


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