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CollectionsAudiobooks (25), Digital (68), Paranormal Romance / Fantasy (132), Comics / Graphic Novels (352), Your library (556), Wishlist (7), Currently reading (3), Read but unowned (47), All collections (1,003)

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About me28. Bookseller for 10 years at 4 different stores. BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

About my libraryInterests:
- art history
- outsider art
- comic history
- comics (American, Asian, British, European, and all others)
- mythology and ancient religion
- fiction
- fantasy fiction
- paranormal romance

I'm in the middle of a catalog overhaul. Once I re-tag everything and adjust the titles, I'll add the the handful of stuff I've bought since then, and I'll be caught up for the first time since I paid my membership for this account. Amazing!

The third tag on every item indicates where I have it shelved in my apartment. Some nonfiction is tagged as fiction because it goes with something else in that case.

My Japanese comic collection is large and cataloged in a different account (simside). All my other comics are under this account, though. There's some crossover, mostly the few nonfiction volumes and a couple novels.

GroupsComics, Everything Illustration and Comic Art!, FantasyFans, Historical Fiction, Most Disturbing Books, Name that Book, Romance - from historical to contemporary, What Are You Reading Now?

Favorite authorsRay Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Laurell K. Hamilton, Patricia Highsmith, Stephen King, Cormac McCarthy, Winsor McCay, David Sedaris, Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Wolfe (Shared favorites)

LocationChicago, IL

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/ConnieJo (profile)
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Member sinceApr 10, 2008

Currently readingThe Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
Highlander 01: Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning
The Boss by Abigail Barnette

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Noticed you liked Back Roads, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in reviewing my new novel and posting your comments here as well as a few other book-related sites. Thought you might like my book since it's also about mental illness (and a bit dark). I could e-mail you the novel in an e-book format if you'd like (I'm out of physical copies at the moment). Here's a link to a summary (and a sample chapter)in case you'd like to read more about the novel before you commit:


I did find you because you were the only one who'd reviewed the Highsmith short story things. :)
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