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Cleopatra’s Daughter by Michelle Moran

Cleopatra’s DaughterBy Michelle MoranPublished on Sept 15th, 2009Hardcover, 431 Pages From GoodReads.com, The death of Cleopatra was only the beginning… Follows the incredible life of Cleopatra’s surviving children with Marc Antony — twins, named Alexander Helios and Cleopatra Selene, and a younger son named Ptolemy. All three were taken to Rome and paraded through the streets, then sent off to be raised by Octavia (the wife whom Marc Antony left for Cleopatra). Raised in one of the most fascinating courts of all time, Cleopatra’s children would have met Ovid, Seneca,

Footsteps in the Dark by Georgette Heyer

Footsteps in the Dark By Georgette Heyer Published in 2007 (first published 1932) Paperback, 352 pages3.5 on 5! From GoodReads.com ~~ The ramshackle old house, with its rambling charm is beloved of Peter, Margaret and Celia, who have inherited it from their uncle. But local wisdom says The Priory is haunted. Then a murder is committed. Does the key to the crime lie in the realm of the supernatural? Or is the explanation much more down to earth? Footsteps in the Dark is my first book by Georgette Heyer. Instead

Challenge update post ~~ What’s in a name? Challenge

I had joined What’s in a name 2? Reading challenge sometime back. I have read books that fit this one, but never updated the stats.This post is for that, just to be on track ~~ About “What’s in a Name 2” reading challenge — *This is a challenge that anyone can join, no matter what types of books they like to read. You should be able to find books from any genre that will work. *Dates: January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 *The Challenge: Choose one book from each

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)By J.K. RowlingPublished July 21st, 2007607 Pages4 on 5!! From GoodReads.com, Readers beware. The brilliant, breathtaking conclusion to J.K. Rowling’s spellbinding series is not for the faint of heart–such revelations, battles, and betrayals await in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that no fan will make it to the end unscathed. Luckily, Rowling has prepped loyal readers for the end of her series by doling out increasingly dark and dangerous tales of magic and mystery, shot through with lessons about honor and

Twilight by Stephanie Meyer

Twilightby Stephenie Meyer Paperback, 464 pages November 6th 2008 (first published 2005) by ATOM From Amazon.com product description, The book that started the phenomenon is now available in a deluxe collector’s edition! Featuring a ribbon bookmark, cloth cover, ragged edges, new chapter opener designs, and a beautiful protective slipcase, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike. Bella Swan’s move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen,

When I was a Soldier by Valeri Zennati

When I was a SoldierBy Valerie Zenatti235 PagesPublished in 2005 When I was a Soldier is the story of a teenage girl named Valerie who has this perfect life of a teenager with 2 best friends whom she hangs out with all the time. After her bac exam, Valerie like everyone just turning 18, gets ready to start the 2 years of compulsory military service. This memoir is an account of her experience in the military service.It is nothing like you could imagine happening in your own country. In Israel,

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