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About meMy top ten books for 2012 were:

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
Gillespie and I by Jane Harris
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque


Favorite authorsPat Barker, Sebastian Barry, Geraldine Brooks, Peter FitzSimons, Philippa Gregory, Kate Grenville, Sonya Hartnett, Kent Haruf, Jennifer Johnston, Toni Jordan, Wally Lamb, Cormac McCarthy, Ann Patchett, Sharon Kay Penman, Anita Shreve, Anne Tyler, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)

Real nameSharon

LocationMelbourne, Australia

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceOct 24, 2011

Currently readingThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
Mothers and Sons by Colm Toibin
The Amber Fury by Natalie Haynes
The Denniston Rose by Jenny Pattrick

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