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Reviews78 reviews

TagsFiction (3,352), Read (2,902), Own (2,274), Series (1,673), Male Author (1,197), Mystery (1,121), Science Fiction (838), Male Protagonist (583), First Book Read by Author (434), Paperback (383) — see all tags

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Recommendations36 recommendations

About meI enjoy many things, like reading, cats, TV, movies, sports, . . .

James Madison University (VA)
University of Richmond (VA)
Emmanuel College, Cambridge University

About my libraryMy library contains both the books I've read and those that I own but have not yet read. I've found many great authors by picking up one or more of their books at used book sales (for 5 cents or more). Just never got around to sampling all the authors listed in my library, or author cloud.

Personal Ratings:
My Rating: Rating as reflected on LibraryThing
4.75-5 stars: 5 Stars*
4.25-4.74: 4.5 stars
3.75-4.24: 4 Stars
3.25-3.74: 3.5 Stars
2.75-3.24: 3 Stars
2.25-2.74: 2.5 Stars
1.75-2.24: 2 Stars
1.25-1.74: 1.5 Stars
0.75-1.24: 1 Star
0-0.74: 1/2 star

* Will probably change this to better reflect 5 stars. Maybe only rate 5 stars those that receive 5 stars, though I wish there was a way to rate a book that is rated by me 4.95 stars something other than 4.5 stars.

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"Favorite Books"
- Ty Drago: Phobos
- David Dvorkin: Central Heat
- Eric Flint: 1632
- James W. Huston: Fallout
- James W. Huston: Balance of Power
- Michael Z. Lewin: Family Planning
- Michael Lewis: Blind Side
- Leigh Nichols: Shadowfires
- Carol O'Connell: Killing Critics
- Steven Saylor: Roman Blood
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Groups75 Books Challenge for 2010, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, Almack's, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, Books in 2025: The Future of the Book World, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Bug Collectors, Combiners!, Comicsshow all groups

Favorite authorsPete Abrams, Dave Barry, Patricia Briggs, Jim Butcher, James Clemens, Darby Conley, Beverly Connor, John H. Dirckx, Ty Drago, Eric Flint, Dick Francis, W. E. B. Griffin, Roy Hart, Georgette Heyer, Charlie Higson, Edward D. Hoch, James W. Huston, Michael Lewis, Peter Lovesey, Phil Lovesey, Robert Loy, George R. R. Martin, Jack McDevitt, Elizabeth Moon, Naomi Novik, Carol O'Connell, Robert B. Parker, John Ringo, Rick Riordan, John Maddox Roberts, James Rollins, Steven Saylor, William Shakespeare, Troy Soos, Harry Turtledove, Xiaolong Qiu (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Court Street, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Tribeca, Galaxy Comics Inc, The BookMark Shoppe

Favorite librariesBrooklyn Public Library - Bay Ridge, New York Public Library - New Amsterdam Branch

Also onFlickr, Second Life ("Soji Slade"), Wikipedia

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LocationNew York, New York, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/MikeBriggs (profile)
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Member sinceNov 30, 2006

Currently readingBloodline: A Sigma Force Novel by James Rollins
The Black Moth by Georgette Heyer

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