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Member: DragonFreak

CollectionsYour library (170), Read but unowned (97), To read (46), Currently reading (4), Wishlist (148), LTER/LTMG (2), All collections (415)

Reviews66 reviews

Tagsdragons (54), fantasy (53), alternative reality (51), realistic fiction (45), action (40), magic (38), adventure (26), hardship (24), fiction (24), humor (23) — see all tags

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meWhat do I want to say about myself? Hmmm...well I obviously loved books. That's a given. My reading is primarily only fantasy, and looking at my books in my library and my tags, that's a another given. I'm obsessed with dragons really bad, and looking at my pictures, you could tell that already...I'm an open book I guess. Yup, that's all you need to know about me.

And here are my threads for the 75 book challenge:

DragonFreak's Challenge
DragonFreak's Challenge: Second FreakOut
DragonFreak Soars High for the Summer Thread Three
It's fall; Thread Number 4

And for the best, non-challenge group on LibraryThing: The Green Dragon:
DragonFreak's Den

About my libraryIn my library you will find mostly fantasy and scifi books. Not a big surprise there. But a few others are also there like Cris Crutcher.

I also seperated my library tags into four parts, author, mood (action, adventure, humor, romance), any special items, and what kind of book. The latter I've split it into nonfiction (which actually isn't many) and fiction. I base my fiction into smaller categories which are the following.

1. alternative reality- Realistic or Historical fiction that has fantasy in it.

2. Realistic Fiction-can happen, but is still fiction

3. Historical Fiction-if I feel that there is a lot of history involved, I'll put this in this category. Usually in my case, it could also be fantasy, but since historical fiction is in real places, I'll put them in this.

4. Fantasy-cannot within any possible means can this happen. Almost always in made up places.

5. Science Fiction-Can happen with the technology and the scientifical proof. It's different from fantasy because there is a very slim possibility that it can happen.

6. Fiction- classified as none of the above.

Also, there is my wishlist, which is huge. And every true book lover knows that you will never completely read all the books you want to. I'm no exception.

Here's my rating key:

1/2 = Time waster
* = Why did I read it?
*1/2 = Could be better.
** = Not the best book I've read
**1/2= OK, I guess.
*** = Somewhat good.
*** 1/2 = Good.
**** = This is great.
**** 1/2 = This is awesome.
***** = This is greatly awesome.

And here's my quote on the book I'm reading or just recently read. This will be updated quite often. Sometimes it may funny, serious, a whole conversation, anything I think that's good enough.

The tears I feel today
I’ll wait to shed tomorrow.
Though I’ll not sleep this night
Nor find surcease from sorrow.
My eyes must keep their sight;
I dare not be tear-blinded.
I must be free to talk
No choked with grief, clear-minded.
My mouth cannot betray
The anguish that I know.
Yes, I’ll keep my tears till later;
But my grief will never go

-Menolly’s “Song for Petiron”

- Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, Ancient History, Bug Collectors, Crambo!, Dystopian novels, FantasyFans, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Name that Bookshow all groups

Favorite authorsJudy Blume, Heather Brewer, Suzanne Collins, Chris Crutcher, Chris D'Lacey, Cornelia Funke, Anthony Horowitz, D. J. MacHale, Anne McCaffrey, Stephenie Meyer, Christopher Paolini, Rick Riordan, J. K. Rowling, Lemony Snicket, J. R. R. Tolkien (Shared favorites)

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameNathan Hunter


Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/DragonFreak (profile)
/catalog/DragonFreak (library)

Member sinceOct 25, 2010

Currently readingDaggerspell (Deverry Series, Book One) by Katharine Kerr
Inheritance (The Inheritance Cycle) by Christopher Paolini
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

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i've had that picture for ages
i love it (nice choice)^^
Hello? Anyone there? Hope all is well.
Happy new year, and may you have many happy good reads in 2012! - Karen
Hey, Nathan, just dropping by to wish you a Merry Christmas :) Hope you have a wonderful time with all those around you.
Do you ever come to Atlanta to Dragoncom ?
Nathan - if you want I can send you my fairly battered paperback copy of Slaughterhouse 5, just PM me your address. You'll be able to read it during next year's Banned Books Week!

That is alwas nice to know I thought that i was the only one
I read a few Harry potters but then some other book caught my eye. I kinda have that problem!
I think I am going to try to read the whole hardy boys series ( if I don't get tired of them by like the 15th!)
cool! I have read
~when you reach me
~the book of time
~hardy boys the secret panel
they were all good!!
hey! I haven't herd from you in a long time. Read any good books?
Well, then, that's good!
Hey DragonFreak, are you okay? It's been so long since I've seen any posts from you and I've been worried. I enjoy your posts. I hope you are not unhappy?
Many Happy Greetings right back at cha, Dragon! :*)

Comments are constant cause of delight for me so I am more than happy to direct them back to you, my friend!
So when you say:

"Nice seeing you again! Thanks for responding, you pretty much made my day."

I can reply LIKEWISE!! Comments always make my day and I'm delighted I made yours as well! :*)

Also, regarding the Latin; you would most likely be amazed at how many Latin phrases you are already familiar with. For example:

" R. I. P." which decorates nearly every gravestone; is shorthand for "Reqiescat en Pace"; OR, in English (you guessed it! Rest In Peace.
" Veni, Vidi, Vici" Sound familiar? "I came, I saw, I conquered".

*big grin* See? So give yourself more credit, man! You know more than you think you know; you know? Lol. ;)

Besides, you have excellent reading taste, leave intelligent and kind responses, and are now friends with Me! So right there you are already given 3 things on which to commend yourself. Haha. :*)

Much Bliss, Sunshine & Purrs,
P.S. Don't give up posting on your Reading Thread; OR MINE for that matter! You have too much to add to stay lurking in that dark corner. Besides, the Wallpaper is terrible and I've been warned there might be mold growing in that vicinity of said Lurking Area! *grin*


Well hello again! :)

"I do like the Dragonsinger quote too. I need to change the quote into a one in a book that I read more recently, but I haven't yet. I consider most people on GD to be my friend, since you all are so wonderful! And that definitely includes you!"

Awww thank you! Now look, you're making me blush! ;)

"Also, what does "Nihil Desperandum" mean? I tried looking it up, but I didn't get any results. I'm not an expert on any language except, well maybe not even English."

It is a Latin phrase roughly translated meaning "Never Despair"; sometimes spelled "Nihilum Desperandum"; so mayhaps that's why your search didn't turn up the desired result. :*)

Very happy to be your friend, Dragon, and your presence on my Thread (even of the lurking variety) adds to my Joy, so thank you for that too! :*)

this is true
OOOOO! that would be cool too!!
here's a random question for you.if you could have any super "power" what would you have??! I would be a time traveler!
I would'n of even though that was really a possibility
Aw, thank you! :)
I could never do that!! you are like a reading machine
I woud be to if I read that many!
that is a ton of books
well. it sure sounds like you watch tv a lot! hahaha
have you ever seen how its made?? I really like that one
I definitely does answer my question. mine are Psych,Mythbusters,and Monk! Psych and monk are very funny detective shows
What is your favorite TV show?
Some one not that far below this with its heading thing "posted by DystopiaPress at 8:32 pm (EST) on May 9, 2011"is the awards thing
I noticed that you got an award for reviews was it for like the most reviews or the best reviews or something like that?
cool thanks I will have to try them out
ha ha! what book should I read that is about time travel.
wow! I guess not!!
how about the septimus heap series by Angie sage? I really liked them there is like 6 or seven in the series.
Hi Nathan,

Thanks for the interesting libraries add. It's not really a feature I use but I do appreciate it if somebody adds mine.

Have you tried the ink series by her also??
have you tried reading dragon rider it has a lot to do with dragons and other creatures
Yup - those are the right ones.

Thanks for the update - I'd been meaning to do it, but I've been keeping busy with writing and book stuff.

Gotta love the Green Dragon community for their helpfulness. :)
Hi there,

I got the ARC of 20 Years Later you won in the LibraryThing Early Reviewers program in the mail last week so you should be receiving it shortly.

Thanks again for your interest in Emma Newman's book!

Mark Long
Dystopia Press
Hi Nathan,

On your mailing info for the 20YL ARC you won in the April LibraryThing early reviewers program there's info for both a street address and a PO box. if you could drop email me at to let me know which is the best one to send to, I'll get that out in the mail today.


Mark Long
Dystopia Press
Well, thank you! I get my witty comments from the depths of my own diseased brain, lol. I used to do them with Myspace bulletin (when that was a socially relevant medium, ha-ha) and my friends & family got a kick out of them. So I continue them on my blog, mostly as a time-filler when I can't think of anything else to say. Glad you're enjoying it! :D
Congrats on your first ER win!

Finally getting back to you about your comment about my pic. :) Thanks for the comment. It always makes my day when I see someone has visited my site. It does seem Pern-ish, doesn't it. I hadn't thought about it before, but your right. I love how you obviously love dragons. Me too!
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i love dragons too, scince i was a little kid.
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dragons are the creatures above all. they are so cool man
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