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CollectionsYour library (441), Read (282), Read and owned (110), Read but unowned (152), Unread but owned (291), Currently reading (4), 2014 (48), Non-book books (16), EBooks (18), Needs review (47), Needs Cover Fix (102), Connectivity! (464), Wishlist (5), All collections (618)

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About meJust your atypical 30-something bookworm. Eclectic about books, movies, and music. Loves traveling, crafting, cooking/baking, all things horror, photography, films, writing/blogging, etc and so forth. The love of books & reading goes without saying, of course. I'm American, if you're curious (from Chicagoland), but now reside [permanently] in Belgium.

New friends always welcome (I mean, bookish friends are the best, after all! ;)), so please feel free to add me, talk books with me, etc! :)

About my libraryTook inventory some time in 2012, with approximations since my guess is there are roundabouts 800 books in this location (another several hundred are back in the US w/ my mom), excluding my husband's textbooks. There are books of almost every type; anything interesting & well-written is given a fair shot! I do tend to favor classics, horror, and crime/thriller/military espionage sort of things, but my tastes are truly eclectic. As you can tell, I've hardly made a dent with books cataloged here so far, but I'm working on it!

"My library" is strictly books I physically own. Other collections are self-explanatory.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 15,000+ Pages Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, Bug Collectors, Club Read 2013, Club Read 2014, Comics, Fans of Russian authors, Geeks who love the Classicsshow all groups

Favorite authorsMichael Chabon, Tom Clancy, Roald Dahl, Jeffery Deaver, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Alexandre Dumas, Joshua Dysart, Lisa Gardner, Graham Greene, Ursula K. Le Guin, Laurell K. Hamilton, Robert A. Heinlein, Joseph Heller, Stephen King, Diego Latorre, Madeleine L'Engle, Primo Levi, Alistair MacLean, Dave McKean, Vladimir Nabokov, Katherine Neville, George Orwell, David Petersen, Edgar Allan Poe, Chaim Potok, Anne Rice, Tom Robbins, Dr. Seuss, John Steinbeck, Evelyn Waugh, Wil Wheaton, Elie Wiesel, Brian Wood (Shared favorites)

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Favorite lists100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (That Are Older Than 200 Years), Best Israeli Reading, Best of Jewish Literature

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Real nameMonkey ;)

LocationFlanders, Belgium

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceApr 9, 2007

Currently readingThe Annotated Lolita by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
A Pleasure to Burn: Fahrenheit 451 Stories by Ray Bradbury
Seven Novels by Jules Verne
Les misérables by Victor Hugo

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