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About meWell,
lets see - erm. . i'm 29 - been a book worm since I could read.
I moved from Devon to Leeds Yorkshire in 2004 (taking ALL my books with me!) and live here with my boyfriend (now fiancée) of 7 years.
Apart from reading I love watching films and going to the theatre. I Love to travel; I'm a bit of a thrill seeker (anything that gives me a buzz)and I like most animals.
Moi in a nutshell : )

About my libraryI mainly read Historical Fiction but I love reading anything with an interesting plot.
Philippa Gregory is by far my favourite author of this genre but Alison Weir is a close second and I have recently discoverd Michelle Moran, who unlike Ms GP and Ms AW does not focus on English history but is a vibrant story teller as well.
Recently I've started looking at more non fiction history; to get a clearer understanding behind fictional stories I love to lose myself in.
Growing up I loved the Terry Deary Tudor terror series (still do!) and my life has never been the same since I first read Harry Potter and the Philosophers stone.
I've been a fan ever since and will be until the day I die!
I also like reading true stories... sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
Occasionally a little adventure or a love story catches my imagination and Cecilia Ahern's books bring a spark of magic that so far no other author I've read can.
Dan Brown, Clive Cussler, Jane Austen, Marien Keyes, J.K Rowling, the bard... just a few of my favourites.
I'm also a mad film fan and my friends say that I'm Stephen Speilberg's worst nightmare.

GroupsHistorical Fiction, Hogwarts Express, What Are You Reading Now?

Favorite authorsMichelle Moran, J. K. Rowling, Alison Weir (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceApr 13, 2006

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