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About meAvid Reader. Favorite reads are historical fiction, sf/f, mystery, world fiction, history, science, memoirs.
About my libraryI joined LibraryThing in July '06. Since then I have been adding only the new books I buy, and the older books that I read. I have over 5,000 books cataloged on an Access Data Base, and having to put tags on them all is a daunting task. I may do it at some point.
House Stark is the most influential and notable power in the North. From their stronghold at Winterfell, the Starks guard the old ways against the dishonourable and fractious houses of the Seven Kingdoms. Their devotion to honour and the old gods wins them few friends in the court of King’s Landing and beyond, but this very same dedication to tradition commands respect from the lords of the North. Those Northmen who bend the knee to Eddard Stark have been hard won with respect, devotion, and justice. His sons show signs that they too will be well-respected and beloved leaders in the North upon ascending to the lordship of this enduring and storied house.
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Favorite authorsWilhelmina Baird, Nancy Baker, Robert T. Bakker, Don Bassingthwaite, Elizabeth Bear, Brendan Behan, Anne Bishop, Gillian Bradshaw, Christine Brennan, Bob Brier, Poppy Z. Brite, Tedy Bruschi, Lois McMaster Bujold, John Burdett, Jim Butcher, Octavia E. Butler, Richard Lee Byers, L. Sprague De Camp, Orson Scott Card, Jeanne Cavelos, Ann Chamberlin, Suzy McKee Charnas, C. J. Cherryh, James Clavell, Barbara Cleverly, Nancy A. Collins, Storm Constantine, Julie E. Czerneda, Kara Dalkey, James F. David, MaryJanice Davidson, Lindsey Davis, Samuel R. Delany, J. M. Dillard, Allen Drury, Gerald Durrell, P. N. Elrod, Janet Evanovich, Nancy Farmer, Mick Farren, David Feintuch, Jasper Fforde, Lynn Flewelling, Michael Flynn, Leslie Forbes, Mark Del Franco, Valerie J. Freireich, C. S. Friedman, Stephen Fry, Brad Geagley, Pauline Gedge, Roberta Gellis, Mary Gentle, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Phyllis Gotlieb, Robert Graves, Simon R. Green, Jim Grimsley, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Tate Hallaway, Barbara Hambly, Laurell K. Hamilton, Kim Harrison, Mo Hayder, Gillian Rubinstein, Robert A. Heinlein, Frank Herbert, Georgette Heyer, Joey W. Hill, Cecelia Holland, Tanya Huff, Walter H. Hunt, Charlie Huston, Marie Jakober, Tove Jansson, Gary Jennings, Gwyneth Jones, J. V. Jones, Dara Joy, M. M. Kaye, Guy Gavriel Kay, Frances Parkinson Keyes, Elizabeth Knox, Sally Kohonoski, Ellen Kushner, Donna Leon, Simon Levack, Morgan Llywelyn, Karin Lowachee, Eric Van Lustbader, Elizabeth A. Lynn, George R. R. Martin, John Masters, Susan R. Matthews, Colleen McCullough, Mil Millington, Elizabeth Moon, Christopher Moore, Richard Morgan, Janet Morris, Haruki Murakami, Linda Nagata, Sharan Newman, Audrey Niffenegger, Larry Niven, Albert Noyer, I.J. Parker, Severna Park, Eliot Pattison, Sharon Kay Penman, Marge Piercy, Ricardo Pinto, Sylvia Plath, Terry Pratchett, John Preston, Ian Rankin, Kathy Reichs, Mary Renault, Lane Robins, Madeleine E. Robins, Laura Joh Rowland, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Mary Doria Russell, Sean Russell, Geoff Ryman, Marella Sands, Steven Saylor, David Sedaris, Anya Seton, Susan Shwartz, Dan Simmons, Wm. Mark Simmons, Susan Sizemore, Joan Slonczewski, E. E. Smith, Martin Cruz Smith, Wen Spencer, Nancy Springer, John Steinbeck, Jennifer Stevenson, Sean Stewart, Kyle Stone, S. Andrew Swann, S. C. Sykes, Amy Tan, Cecilia Tan, Judith Tarr, Karen E. Taylor, Sheri S. Tepper, Jeffrey Thomas, Will Thomas, Carol Thurston, Sue Townsend, Karen Traviss, Peter Watts, Liz Williams (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresAnnie's Book Stop, Annie's Book Stop, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Nashua, Borders - Nashua, Mori Books - Just Read Books, New England Mobile Book Fair, Pandemonium Books and Games, Toadstool Bookshop - Milford
Favorite librariesNashua Public Library
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Member sinceJul 23, 2006
Currently readingTribute of Death by Simon Levack
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