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CollectionsYour library (1,738), eBook (2,337), Man Booker listed (120), Books Mooched (1,095), To read (2,898), Currently reading (5), Favorites (15), LibraryThing Early Reviewers (2), Read and given away (829), Given away (1,850), Read but unowned (7), All collections (4,502)
TagsFiction - Crime / Detective (984), SF - Fantasy (911), Fiction - Crime / Mystery (603), Fiction - Contemporary Literature (544), Fiction - Historical (523), SF - Dark fantasy / Horror (461), British (448), American (397), SF - Urban fantasy (373), Australian (237) — see all tags
About meI'm a bit like an echidna in that I'm Australian, like to eat my carrots raw and definitely have my prickly moments!
About my libraryMy library is organised on LibraryThing by tags, to show my books alphabetically by author, and in series order; all the books I physically own...and since the introduction of collections those I have read, but now parted with. I have trouble finding shelf space for all these series of fantasy, science fiction and crime, plus contemporary and classic works of literature, that I continually, and obsessively, add to. And it is not helped by a penchant for Man Booker listed books - and subsequently all the other works written by these authors.
GroupsAmazon's Kindle, Australian LibraryThingers, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Booker Prize, Books in 2025: The Future of the Book World, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Bug Collectors, Chango Books, Combiners!, Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing —show all groups, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Ebook, FantasyFans, Historical Fiction, Historical Mysteries, One LibraryThing, One Book, Science Fiction Fans, Spam Fighters!, Sydney, The 11 in 11 Category Challenge, The Diogenes Club, The Prizes, Touchstone Testing, Urban Fantasy, Vampire Fiction, What Are You Reading Now?
Favorite authorsKate Atkinson, Paul Auster, Steven Erikson, Penelope Fitzgerald, Diana Norman, Charlaine Harris, Kim Harrison, Katharine Kerr, Stuart MacBride, Dan Simmons, Peter Temple, Catherynne M. Valente, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)
Favorite listsTop Five Books of 2013
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Real name Lyn
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceMar 27, 2007
Currently readingGardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson
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