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The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March 1970 (Volume 38 No. 3) by Edward L. Ferman
Dragons in the Waters (Laurel-Leaf Mystery) by Madeleine L'Engle
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Tagsscience fiction magazine (650), anthology (190), WWII (90), Read in 2015 (77), SFBC (74), historical fiction (71), Subterranean Press (63), read in 2013 (62), read in 2014 (60), read in 2016 (59) — see all tags
About meI got hooked on reading when I was young and the very small library near my home got visited a lot. For many years science fiction stories have been a large part of my reading history starting with the first science fiction novel I recall finding in my 6th grade school library, The Purple Cloud by M.P.Shiel. From there I moved on to Andre Norton and the following year a friend introduced me to the Tarzan novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs. By the time I got to high school I was embracing writers like John Steinbeck and more serious reading, but I kept a constant love of science fiction, though there were periods when that waned. I read a lot of non-fiction when I was younger but not as much now. I had a lot of interest in the American Civil War and World War II. I hate war but fascinating stories come out of it. These days I read a mix of things.
About my libraryIt is heavy on science fiction with a mix of history, historical fiction, literature, non-fiction, childhood favorites, mysteries and a little bit of everything. I've been reading and collecting science fiction magazines for a long time. Some of the books in my library, esp some series of mysteries and thrillers are shared books with my spouse and are included here so we can keep track.
Groups75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, Dystopian novels, Early Science Fiction, Group Reads - Sci-Fi, Post-apocalyptic Literature, Science Fiction Fans, Star Trek Books —show all groups, TinyCat
Favorite authorsLois McMaster Bujold, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Colin Cotterill, Thomas Hardy, Ernest Hemingway, Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Nevil Shute, Robert Silverberg, Clifford D. Simak, John Steinbeck, James Tiptree, Jr. (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresHalf Price Books - Concord
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
LocationVallejo, California, USA
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceFeb 27, 2009
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