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Member: Jim53

CollectionsYour library (1,314), Favorites (54), All collections (1,367)

Reviews307 reviews

Tagsfiction (467), American (454), mystery (400), 20th century (291), 21st century (285), fantasy (146), SF (125), first of a series (94), British (91), read 2013 (74) — see all tags

MediaNot set (5), Book (1,361), Paper Book (1,114), Audiobook (20), Ebook (14), Video Recording (1), VHS (1)

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About me60+, married, grown kids. Moved back to the triangle area several years ago. technical writer. longtime F/SF fan (Wolfe, LeGuin, Kay), now reading more mysteries (Lehane, Penny, Spencer-Fleming, many others) and mainstream fiction.

The picture is of our first grandchild, born 8/12/11.

About my libraryMostly fiction. Have actually been "de-acquiring" lately after moving into a smaller house. Reading lots of library books as well as a few I've stockpiled and not gotten to yet. Still entering books.

Here's what I've been reading:


Groups50-Something Library Thingers, Crambo!, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Deep South, Duplicate Bridge Enthusiasts, FantasyFans, Fforde Ffans, Group Reads - Sci-Fi, Hogwarts Express, Lost In A Good Bookshow all groups

Favorite authorsEllen Crosby, Jasper Fforde, Ursula K. Le Guin, Mark Helprin, Guy Gavriel Kay, John Kessel, Dennis Lehane, Deirdre Madden, Sharyn McCrumb, Patricia A. McKillip, Louise Penny, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Barbara Brown Taylor, J. R. R. Tolkien, Gene Wolfe (Shared favorites)

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Real nameJim Collins

LocationDurham, NC

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Jim53 (profile)
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Member sinceMay 11, 2007

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