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The 39 Steps,’ by John Buchan. He writes sort of cloak-and-dagger stories set in important political periods of British history.”

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Into the Wild,’ by Jon Krakauer. It’s about a young man who’s upset with society and decides to live in the Alaskan wilderness.”

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The Girls,’ by Lori Lansens. It’s a fictional story about conjoined twins.”

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Watership Down,’ by Richard Adams. I never had a chance to read it in school, but I’ve seen the cartoon. I thought it was time I checked it out.”

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ms_canada 8 years, 3 months ago

I am reading the second book of a trilogy by Bernard Cornwell. I do love Cornwell's historical novels. His use of real historical events and people is so good. This book is called The Pale Horseman. This trilogy is about King Alfred of England. It takes place in the mid to late 800's and concerns the defense of England from the invasion of the Danes. The Pale Horseman culminated in the real life battle of Ethandun in central Wessex where 3500 Saxons (Alfred's army) defeated the Danish King Guthrum's 5000. Historians considered Alfred such a magnificent king that they gave him the title King Alfred the Great. I am anxious to read the third book on this subject called The Lords of the North.

sunflower_sue 8 years, 3 months ago

Uther. The seventh in Jack Whyte's Chamolud Chronicles. I hear he is starting a new series on the Knight's Templar. I'll probably read those, too.

ms_canada 8 years, 3 months ago

Sunflower sue - I definitely will read them also. Love Jack Whyte. Can't decide which I love better, Whyte or Cornwell. going out this morning to try to buy Lords of the North. these books are ssssssssoooooooooo good!!!!

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