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About meI am a library/media specialist in the Northeast. I am an avid reader and can't wait to read my next book. The only problem I have is deciding which book in my "to read" pile will be next. As far as I am concerned there are never enough hours in a day to read. My perfect job would be reading and writing reviews... without a doubt.

My job is a teacher/library media specialist, but my passion is all about the kids and their learning to acquire a love of reading. I purchase children's books for K-5 and have been involved with young adult literature as well. I believe strongly that children who love to read will succeed, whether they read online or in a book.

About my libraryI am most drawn to reading historical fiction and history which I include biography. I also enjoy a lot of contemporary fiction.
However, I read nearly every Stephen King book written(yet usually hate horror books). I am not particularly interested in fantasy books, but have read many of the Terry Brooks "Shannara Series" and of course CS Lewis and Tolkein.

Therefore, I would say I am always looking for a great read. I have an open mind and read reviews often. PLEASE, recommend any books you think were your absolute favorites!!!!!

As a library media specialist, I read The New York Times Book Review. I always look at School Library Journal, Booklist, Amazon, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly and especially read my fellow Library Thingers reviews out there!!!!!

Please write and recommend your favorites.

I still have books to add to my account, just never have the time.

Groups100 Books in 2009 Challenge, 50 Book Challenge, Aboard the Jolly Roger, Algonquin Readers Round Table, American Civil War, American History, Historical Fiction, Librarians who LibraryThing, Librivox Listening Community, ReadaThingshow all groups

Favorite authorsIsabel Allende, Sharon Creech, Charles Dickens, Margaret George, Philippa Gregory, John Irving, Sena Jeter Naslund, Ayn Rand, Susan Vreeland (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBorders - Danbury, Deer Park Books, Elm Street Books, More Good Books, R.J. Julia Booksellers, The Hickory Stick Bookshop


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Member sinceOct 8, 2005

Currently readingThe Birth of the Republic, 1763-89 (The Chicago History of American Civilization) by Edmund S. Morgan
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America by Henry Wiencek
The Canterbury Papers: A Novel by Judith Koll Healey
Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century by Ignatius Donnelly
I, Claudius : From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage Internati by Robert Graves
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