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CollectionsYour library (4,610), Wishlist (49), Currently reading (1), DVD Collection (40), Favorites (96), Music/CD collection (60), All collections (4,752)

Reviews200 reviews

Tagsfiction (2,865), nonfiction (1,509), speculative fiction (1,365), men's men (852), vampire fiction (464), inner kid (447), urban fantasy (410), art (343), mystery (306), lust (276) — see all tags

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About meI have a zoology degree, work with animals, and am an avid artist, creating mixed media. After living all over the country,I now live in the Pacific Northwest.

Currently obsessed with thrift scoring, estate sales, working in my art studio, and enjoying my niece.

And I like reading from real books, the kind with paper and ink, the kind that I can loan to friends and allow to get lovingly tattered, and the kind that help me strike up conversations with strangers who comment on the cover. But I'm okay with reading smut on the Kindle ;)

About my libraryMy library overwhelms my home a bit, but I am devoted to it. Most of it is contained in shelving(11 units and counting!) and at the moment a few are stacked on the floor. My pantry, coffee table, entertainment center,luggage serve as book storage.

Since I live in the city with the most independent bookstores, I love to take advantage of their proximity and so I spend too much time in them. I'm usually drawn to speculative fiction, vampires and/or steampunk and/or zombies, etc. Nevertheless, most of my collection is art books that inspire me and zoology texts because studying animal behavior just butters my toast.


GroupsAboard the Jolly Roger, Anglophiles, Awful Lit., Barbara Pym, Bohemia, Book Fiend, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Books on Books, Buddhism, Cats, books, life is good.show all groups

Favorite authorsIlona Andrews, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Bear, Patricia Briggs, Brom, Bill Bryson, Emma Bull, Mary Calmes, Albert Camus, Gail Carriger, Jordan Castillo Price, Gerald Durrell, Dave Eggers, Theo Ellsworth, Jess Faraday, Lynn Flewelling, E. M. Forster, Harper Fox, Manna Francis, Neil Gaiman, Dorothy Gilman, Edward Gorey, Gris Grimly, Ginn Hale, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Charlaine Harris, Santino Hassell, Jordan L. Hawk, Mark Hodder, Alice Hoffman, Oliver Jeffers, Elizabeth Knox, Ellen Kushner, Josh Lanyon, C. S. Lewis, Charles de Lint, Z. A. Maxfield, J.L. Merrow, China Miéville, Sarah Monette, Christopher Moore, Pablo Neruda, Neil S. Plakcy, Cherie Priest, Lev Raphael, Graham Rawle, Richard Rider, Scot D. Ryersson, José Saramago, David Sedaris, Dodie Smith, David Sosnowski, Shaun Tan, Ogdred Weary, John Wiltshire, Chris Wooding, Virginia Woolf, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresAbraxus Books, Books Kinokuniya - Seattle, Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle), Half Price Books - Capitol Hill, Half Price Books - University District, Left Bank Books, Magus Books (Seattle), Mukilteo Booksellers, Ophelia's Books, Ravenna Third Place Books, Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Third Place Books, University Bookstore

Other favoritesWordstock - Portland's Annual Festival of the Book

Favorite listsAlternative Alices, Gaslamp Fantasy, Good LGBT fiction for LGBT folk and friends, Night-time books, Recommended Comics / Graphic Novels, Thieves

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Member sinceFeb 19, 2006

Currently readingSeed by Rob Ziegler

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