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The Wrong Envelope by Liz Treacher
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The Wrong Envelope by Liz Treacher
"Why is it that the sort of book I love to read is so hard to publish these days? Really, I have no idea what goes on in acquiring editors’ heads. The Wrong Envelope is a perfect example of the sort of book I love to read and strive to write: comfo..." Read more of this review »
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Karlyne Landrum voted on a poll in the group Retro Reads
Which book should be our February group read? If there's a clear runner-up, we'll do that as our March read; otherwise we'll do a follow-up poll with the same books (other than February's winner) for March.

She voted for: Miss Buncle's Book
Regency Buck by Georgette Heyer
"I believe this is Heyer’s earliest Regency novel, and it shows. Lists of all the gentlemen’s clubs in London; lists of varieties of snuff; virtually every bon mot Beau Brummell ever uttered; name-dropping Sense and Sensibility to establish the tim..." Read more of this review »
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George Bernard Shaw
“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”
George Bernard Shaw

Harper Lee
“I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

Maria Montessori
“Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.”
Maria Montessori

Lewis Carroll
“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).”
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

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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.
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A buddy reading group for those interested in older books and authors, focusing on but not limited to the early to mid-20th century era. Authors like ...more
24026 English Mysteries Club — 1918 members — last activity Mar 17, 2018 11:54AM
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