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About my libraryI work in a library so I try to keep at least some of my reading current with new publications to stay aware of what people are looking for. Really though, I prefer historical fiction, certain styles of fantasy, and adventure/expedition type fiction. I also enjoy reading fiction that deals with Canadian places and issues. I'm a huge supporter of the library.
My top 5 books in 2015 are...
The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
The River of Stars - Guy Gavriel Kay
Us - David Nichols
The Grand Sophy - Georgette Heyer
Euphoria - Lily King
My top 5 books in 2014 are...
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
S. by J.J. Abrams
The Whip by Karen Kondazian
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by A.J. Hartley
My top 5 books in 2013 are...
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
The Snow Child - Ivey Eowyn
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
The Son by Philipp Meyer
Red Sky In Morning by Paul Lynch
My top 5 books in 2012 are...
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
A Land More Kind than Home by Cash Wiley
The Girl in the Box - Sheila Dalton
Our Daily Bread by Lauren Davis
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
My top 5 books in 2011 are...
Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander
The Eagle and the Raven by Pauline Gedge
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstein
My Top 5 books read in 2010 are...
The Lizard Cage by Karen Connelly
Losing Julia by Jonathan Hull
The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson
Flow Down Like Silver by Ki Longfellow
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
GroupsAudiobooks, Canadian Literature, FantasyFans, Historical Fiction, Reading Globally, Reading Globally II, What Are You Reading Now?
Favorite authorsJoseph Boyden, Ki Longfellow, John Steinbeck (Shared favorites)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceAug 1, 2008
Currently readingEvery Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada
The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll (New York Review Books Classics) by Alvaro Mutis
Antony and Cleopatra (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon