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Collections2013 Xmas swap wishlist (14), On Kindle (107), 2012 Swap Wishlist (18), Will's Collection (14), The LOST Collection (48), Set free (24), Your library (620), Wishlist (363), To read (42), Read but unowned (87), Favorites (4), Currently reading (2), All collections (1,237)

Reviews193 reviews

TagsTBR (34), chagrin falls booksale 8/10 (28), booksale 4-2010 (27), LOST collection (27), rec by stasia (26), 2010 (26), rec by calm (19), Chagrin Falls Booksale 5/11 (14), calm (14), chagrin falls booksale 5-2012 (13) — see all tags

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About meMe? Oh, how nice of you to ask! Well, happily retired and living the good life with "My sun and stars" and our little guy, whose really only little in my heart as he is 15. There is also Mittens our lonely house cat still mourning the loss of his baby brother, Peanut.
Love to read, discuss what I've read and discover the recommendations of others. It's really unnecessary to even mention that. It's why we're all here.
Travel is high on my list and I enjoy cross stich and just being.

About my libraryRating scale as of 8-29-14:
5 stars = I love this book so much I want to hug it and keep it forever.
4 stars = Close to perfection but not quite there.
3 stars = There's just something that bugs me.
2 stars = Words, words, words, nothing but words
1 star = How many paper planes can I make with this waste of pulp. How much warmth will it generate in the fireplace?

A little bit of this and a little bit of that. I don't usually look for a specific genre I just want a good, thought provoking book or one just for fun. I usually set books free which I've enjoyed but will not reread and those I really do not like. My library consists of books I absolutely adore and will reread and books I have yet to read.

Groups2014 Category Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge, One LibraryThing, One Book, ReadaThing

Favorite authorsIsabel Allende, Elizabeth von Arnim, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Berg, Ernest Hemingway, Barbara Kingsolver, Dennis Lehane, Hilary Mantel, Gabriel García Márquez, John Steinbeck (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresAnnie's Book Stop, Bargain Books Warehouse & Gifts, Bertrams and Williams Books and Fine Art, Book Loft, Books by the Sea, Books-A-Million #951, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, College of William & Mary Bookstore, Edgartown Books, Fireside Book Shop, Mermaid Books, The Book Den East, The Book Rack

Favorite librariesChagrin Falls Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library, Geauga County Public Library - Bainbridge Branch, Geauga County Public Library - Geauga West Branch, Portage County District Library - Aurora Branch, Portage County District Library - Streetsboro Branch

Homepagehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0HSCJ9Vx1c

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Real nameLynda

LocationO - H - I - O

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Carmenere (profile)
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Member sinceOct 14, 2008

Currently readingThe Three Musketeers (Oxford World's Classics) by Alexandre Dumas
The Country Doctor by Franz Kafka

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