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Collections2020 (4), 2019 (40), 2018 (49), Your library (1,157), Favorites (182), 2017 (60), 2016 (78), 2015 (78), 2014 (76), 2013 (75), 2012 (79), 2011 (84), 2010 (100), 2009 (90), 2008 (77), 2007 (31), pre-2007 (186), Read but unowned (241), To read (321), Tradeable (30), All collections (1,425)

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Recommendations32 recommendations

About my libraryFavorite Authors = Three or more books favorited (>4.5 stars)
Words/Page Ratio = 260:1
Rating system (thanks kevmalone)
★★★★★ top ten books can re-read often. [KEEP]
★★★★.5 Excellent. Thoroughly enjoyable made me think/gave me quotes. Could recommend widely. [KEEP]
★★★★ Would recommend - author to watch. [KEEP]
★★★.5 Good, engaging - will look for more by same author. [Non-Fiction KEEP, Fiction [DISCARD(except series/classics/>4)]
★★★ Enjoyable but no strong author voice [DISCARD(except series)]
★★.5 Lightweight - mildly enjoyable but forgettable could have not read this and not missed it. [DISCARD(except series)]
★★ Dull plot adequately written/interesting plot idea wasted. [DISCARD(except series)]
★.5 Sloppily written and/or derivative plot. [DISCARD(except series)]
★ Could not finish. Life is too short. [DISCARD]
0.5 Trash - probably doing a disservice to humanity by existing. [DISCARD]

GroupsA Pearl of Wisdom and Enlightenment, FantasyFans, Historical Fiction, King's Dear Constant Readers, TinyCat, US Presidents Challenge (USPC)

Favorite authorsBernard Cornwell, Shelby Foote, C. S. Forester, Frederick Forsyth, Stephen King, Jeff Kurtti, George R. R. Martin, Robert K. Massie, Robert M. Pirsig, Louis Sachar, John Steinbeck, J. R. R. Tolkien, Kurt Vonnegut, Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Shared favorites)

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Favorite librariesPeoria Public Library - Main Library

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Real nameBrad Shever

LocationPeoria, Arizona

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceSep 27, 2007

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