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Tagsfantasy (241), field guide (98), British Columbia (95), young adult (91), children's literature (76), science fiction (69), plants (66), 19th century (62), English literature (60), poetry (45) — see all tags
About meI'm an amateur naturalist, aspiring writer, blogger, and bibliophile (obviously!) living in the province of British Columbia, Canada. I read a lot of books - typically over 100 in a year, although I'm not sure how I manage this, as I don't think I read particularly fast and I don't even read every single day.
About my libraryIn fiction, I enjoy quality fantasy and science fiction, as well as some nineteenth-century English literature. Ursula K. Le Guin is my favourite author, and I love any of her books. In non-fiction, I mostly read natural history, Celtic culture and mythology, books about books, and the history of science (particularly astronomy and physics). I also collect field guides, mainly out-of-print editions to the flora and fauna of British Columbia and surrounding areas. I have eclectic tastes, so you'll see many books in my library that do not fit into any of these categories.
Favorite authorsDavid Abram, Susanna Clarke, Susan Cooper, Pamela Dean, Charles Dickens, Ursula K. Le Guin, Thomas Hardy, Robin McKinley, Terry Pratchett, Robert Michael Pyle, Henry David Thoreau (Shared favorites)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Real nameHeather M. Mingo
LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceDec 1, 2008
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