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CollectionsWSF (Women in SF 1900-1968) (93), My Fiction (4), BookCrossing (79), Your library (771), Currently reading (4), To read (3), Wishlist (23), Favorites (57), Read but unowned (39), All collections (900)

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TagsScience Fiction (175), Wsf (85), Fantasy (73), In My Fiction (48), Mystery (44), SF (26), Writing (17), 'The Astronaut's Library' (16), 'The Librarian' (15), Anthologies (11) — see all tags

MediaNot set (8), Book (892), Paper Book (750), Audiobook (3), Ebook (10)

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About meMy science fiction play "The Other Two Men" (Oz Productions) was performed at The Players' Ring in Portsmouth, NH July 14-15, 2016 (review: http://soundnh.com/stirring-sci-fi-at-the-ring/).

My alternate history book A Day in Deep Freeze was published by Aqueduct Press. My science fiction short stories have appeared in Black Denim Lit, Expanded Horizons, Four Star Stories, Kaleidotrope, and in the anthology Things We Are Not.

I've lived a life surrounded by books: I was apprenticed to an antiquarian bookdealer, I had a very minor job at a major publishing house, and I've worked at several libraries. I love the dickens out of the things.

I'm working on a series of novels: one of them features a future astronaut (the protagonist of "Life on Earth") who adores science fiction and bequeaths his library to his colony planet (where the books become required reading).

About my libraryPrimarily Fantasy and Science Fiction. Most of it is in storage, at the moment (I once had the mad idea of opening an SF&F bookstore), so this is just the odds and ends I have on hand.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, ARC Junkies, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Audiobooks, Banned Books, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Books off the Shelf Challenge, Books People Tend to Love or Hate, Bookshelf of the Damned, Cognitive Scienceshow all groups

Favorite authorsJean Anouilh, A. E. Coppard, Robertson Davies, Ursula K. Le Guin, Luigi Pirandello, Wilbur Daniel Steele, J. R. R. Tolkien, Stanley G. Weinbaum (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresA Picture's Worth a Thousand Words, Annie's Book Stop, Annie's Book Stop, Brian MiMambro Rare Books and Maps (formerly Portsmouth Bookshop), Carolina Book Rack (Spartanburg), Colophon Book Shop, Crackskulls coffee and books, Fireside Bookstore, Goodheart Books, Longfellow Books, Mountain Lore Bookstore, Noah's Ark Book Attic, Old Number Six Book Depot, Paperback Exchange, RiverRun Bookstore, Salamander, Second Run Bookstore, The Book Shelf, The Green Hand Bookshop, The Silver Chair, The Village Book Shoppe, Water Street Bookstore, Yesterday's Thoughts Book Exchange

Favorite librariesCape Porpoise Library, Cobb County Public Library - Central Library, Jack S. Ketchum Library - University of New England, Landrum Branch, Spartanburg County Library, Langdon Library, Lanier Library, New Castle Public Library, Polk County Library, Portsmouth Athenaeum, Portsmouth Public Library, Rice Public Library, Rye Public Library, William Fogg Library

Homepagehttp:www.LisaShapter.com

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Real nameLisa Shapter

LocationKittery Point, ME

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJul 8, 2007

Currently readingThe Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Omnibus): The Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Wrong Box. by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones
The Night Land: A Love Tale (The Radium Age Science Fiction Series) by William Hope Hodgson

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