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About meI work with numbers. Words are my avocation and my escape. I read, I blog, I write, I buy books, I read some more. I have a great family - husband, son, stepdaughter, and stepson - that enables and supports my bookaholism.
About my libraryI read mostly general, semi-literary contemporary fiction - not much from particular genres, and not a lot of heavy reads (although I do appreciate thought-provoking material, I don't really want it to be *work*). I think my tastes are pretty varied. My forays into nonfiction are usually memoirs, with occasional side trips into various social-science areas.
Favorite authorsMichael Chabon, Jasper Fforde, Alice Hoffman, Nick Hornby, Barbara Kingsolver, Anne Lamott, Madeleine L'Engle, Sue Miller, Christopher Moore, Carolyn Parkhurst, Ann Patchett, Jodi Picoult, Michelle Richmond, J. K. Rowling, Anne Tyler (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Thousand Oaks, Book Soup, Borders - Century City, Borders - Northridge, Borders - Simi Valley, Borders - Thousand Oaks, Diesel, a bookstore - Malibu, Portrait of a Bookstore, Vroman's Bookstore
Other favoritesLos Angeles Times Festival of Books
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
LocationSimi Valley, Caifornia
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJan 4, 2008
Currently readingLouisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women by Harriet Reisen
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