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About meI have a BA in History, probably fueled by my addiction to books as well as things that are old. I will skip a meal to buy a book. I have always read a lot and consider a cup of something and a book the perfect combination for anywhere, anytime.I typically have 3 or 4 books going at once and I never, repeat never, leave the house without a book in my possession. Whenever I have a little bit of time I like to travel and check out bookstores wherever I go. Confession: I love the smell of a musty old book.
About my libraryI've got a nice collection going. A lot of history because English history is my favorite subject, a bit of religion as well because that's my 2nd most favorite subject. Since I graduated I have been reading more fiction and enjoying quick reads. Up to my neck in Vampires and other delightful paranormal experiences.
Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, Anglophiles, Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies, Book Listers UNITE!, Brits, Historical Fiction, Medieval Europe, The Scepter'd Isle, medieval history of England, 500 to 1500 AD
Favorite authorsStephen E. Ambrose, Jane Austen, Frank Barlow, Patricia Briggs, Bill Bryson, Frederick Buechner, P. C. Cast, Deborah Harkness, David McCullough, Thomas Merton, Stephenie Meyer, Sharon Kay Penman, Simon Schama, L. J. Smith, Gordon S. Wood (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresAdventures Underground, Bailey's Biblio Mania Bookstore, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Columbia Center, Book and Game Company, Borders - Union Gap, Brick Road Books, Hastings Books, Inklings Bookshop, Just Right Books, The Bookery, The Bookworm - Kennewick, Whitman College Bookstore
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Real nameK R Hammack
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceNov 25, 2008
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