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About meCanadian with a lifelong obsession with books. I live in Calgary, I hoard books and hope someday to have an actual library in my house.

My 75 Book Challenge for 2010:

My 75 Book Challenge for 2009:

About my libraryWhat Kind of Reader Are You? Your Result: Dedicated Reader You are always trying to find the time to get back to your book. You are convinced that the world would be a much better place if only everyone read more.What Kind of Reader Are You?

Re: Taste
I have an eclectic reading taste. I love SF, romance, erotica, literature, mystery, YA. I would say I don't like westerns, memoirs or when male writers can't write female characters well.

Re: Reviews - If you want to see my thoughs on the book, I keep them under "Comments" - caution spoilers - . My "civilized thoughts" is under the "Reviews". I do not summarize in my reviews, you can read the Amazon description or Harriet Klausner for that. Instead, I try to be straightforward on why the book did or did not work for me.

Re: Tags
Own = Bought
Read = Borrowed

Rating system:
★ - HATE. I chucked it or wanted to.
★★ - BAD. Probably had a couple decent elements.
★★★ - DECENT. Worth the read, but wouldn't re-read.
★★★★ - GREAT. Must read.
★★★★★ - FANTASTIC. My faves.

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, Ferocious Rainbow Mini Eggs

Favorite authorsGillian Flynn, Julie Anne Long, Anne McCaffrey (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresAnother Dimension Comics, Pages on Kensington, Powell's City of Books (Portland)

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Real nameSteph

LocationCalgary, Alberta, Canada

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceNov 28, 2006

Currently readingNarcopolis by Jeet Thayil

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