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About me60+, married, grown kids, two grandkids. Retired. Moved to PA in 2018 after 40 years in NC. longtime F/SF fan (Wolfe, LeGuin, Kay), now reading more mysteries (Lehane, Penny, Spencer-Fleming, many others) and mainstream fiction.

About my libraryMostly fiction. Reading lots of library books as well as a few I've stockpiled and not gotten to yet.

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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

LocationCochranville, PA

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Member sinceMay 11, 2007

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