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CollectionsYour library (1,215), Abandoned & Discarded (300), Environment & Animals (91), Fencing (16), Jeffrey's (225), Kids' (109), Reference (47), Unowned Reviewed (15), Currently reading (2), To read (141), All collections (1,525)

Reviews56 reviews

Tagsfiction (986), nonfiction (522), fantasy (221), mystery (172), British (163), animals (141), history (120), children's (117), graphic novel (110), historical fiction (98) — see all tags

MediaNot set (11), Book (1,513), Paper Book (1,402), Audiobook (8), Ebook (11), Other (1), Printed music (1)

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Recommendations65 recommendations

About meI am a book lover in a family of book lovers. We have long since filled all our bookshelves, added more, and still have stacks of books that haven't found shelf space.

About my libraryI've begin gradually adding my books to Librarything but its slow going, shelf by shelf. What's here so far is a mishmash selected for the convenience of their locations more than any other reason. It may all get here one day.

Regarding My Star Ratings:
No stars means I haven't read it or read it too long ago to remember how good or bad it is.
Half a star means, "I must be keeping this for sentimental reasons 'cause I hate reading it." Just a bad book.
1 star means, "I didn't like it."
2 stars mean, "I'm lukewarm about it" and found it adequate, perhaps with significant flaws but some redeeming aspects.
3 stars mean, "I liked it" and found it a solid read. A good book.
4 stars mean, "I really liked it a lot" and recommend it. A very good book.
5 stars mean, "I love it!" It's truly excellent and reached me in an extraordinary way.

GroupsBookMooching, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Ecology and the environment, Fantasy Forum, FantasyFans, Feminist Theory, Fencers!, Gardens & Books, Girlybooks, Graphic Novels!show all groups

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Wendell Berry, Bill Bryson, Boston Women's Health Book Collective, George Eliot, Neil Gaiman, Thomas Hardy, Marguerite Henry, P. D. James, Ha Jin, Judith Martin, Helen Oxenbury, Arturo PĂ©rez-Reverte, Anna Sewell, William Shakespeare, J. R. R. Tolkien, Bill Willingham, Roger Zelazny (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Rockville Pike, Beyond Comics, Second Story Books - Rockville, MD, Ukazoo, Wonder Book Gaithersburg

Other favoritesCapclave 2009

MembershipER. LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Also onBookMooch, LinkedIn

Real nameMaggie Brasted

LocationMaryland, USA

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/WildMaggie (profile)
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Member sinceApr 16, 2008

Currently readingThe best poems of the English language : from Chaucer through Robert Frost by Harold Bloom
The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution (Great Discoveries) by David Quammen

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