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CollectionsBooks owned - all formats (2,937), Your library (2,094), Read but unowned (2,311), Currently reading (6), To read (353), E-books - Kindle (261), E-books - Kindle (inclusion) (12), E-books - Reader (27), Audio books (98), Favorites (198), Wishlist (19), Replace (44), Check out (33), On order (6), Unread e-books (Kindle) (283), Unread e-books (Reader) (134), Unread e-books - other (2), Unread audio (30), Romance anthologies (48), Needs work (33), Did not finish (20), Books I didn't like (27), All collections (5,317)

Reviews215 reviews

Tagsfiction (1,799), nonfiction (772), series (763), children's (680), measured (598), nice (537), Canadian (434), historical fiction (283), fantasy (272), mystery (257) — see all tags

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Recommendations72 recommendations

About meI love books. I like looking at them, handling them, browsing through them, sorting them, holding them, stacking them, sharing them. Sometimes I even get around to reading them.
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About my libraryMy "Your Library" collection is my listing of books that I physically own. I consider this my main collection. My other collections are fun stuff for my own entertainment (but you are welcome to browse in them if you feel so inclined).

Wishlist = I know that I want to buy it.
Check out = It seems interesting, but I don't know yet whether I want to buy it.
E-Books = I have read it and it is stored in my computer or reader.
Replace = I have the book in a tattered paperback edition, and would like to replace it with a hardcover copy.
On order = I'm standing by the mailbox.

The rest of my collections are either obvious, or just for housekeeping purposes.

Star ratings are based on mood and whim, and are subject to change.
A 5 star rating does not necessarily reflect the quality of the writing, it just means that I like a book a lot, and have probably read it many times.

*Please let me know if you notice any errors in my data.

GroupsAlmack's, Ancient History, Cheese!, Children's Fiction, Children's Literature, History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture, Hugotontheonbiquiffinarians, LibraryThing goes to the Chalet School, Medieval Europe, My Test Groupshow all groups

Favorite authorsCharles Addams, Sarah Addison Allen, Gene Ambaum, Lucilla Andrews, Bill Barnes, Elizabeth Cadell, Georgette Heyer, Lynn Johnston, Jean Little, Charlotte MacLeod, Margaret Mahy, Anne McCaffrey, Oliver Sacks, Dorothy L. Sayers, Nevil Shute, D. E. Stevenson, Elswyth Thane (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresChapters - North London, Condor Fine Books, Fincher's - Goderich, Goodwill Bookstore, Phoenix Books, The Village Bookshop

LocationOntario, Canada

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceNov 22, 2008

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