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CollectionsYour library (628), Borrowing (2), Currently reading (3), Favorites (13), Gave Away / Left in Hungary (6), Read but unowned (858), Sister's Books To Read (2), To read (415), Wishlist (26), All collections (1,563)

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About meI've been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. My dream job would involve me getting paid to do nothing but read the books I want to read. Historical fiction is my favorite (if it is well-written and about a time period/place/person/subject I am interested in) but I like to read other genres as well.

I have a great job in a library, working in the youth services department. My favorite part of my job is ordering books...if only I could get paid to read them, as well! I also farm with my husband and his family, so between summer reading and spring planting and fall harvesting, winter is my favorite season!

About my libraryMy LT Library contains books I own, books I have read but don't own, and a few that I want to read in the future. My actual library contains books I've collected since childhood, some travel guides and books for learning languages, and books I've bought at thrift stores and used bookshops. I rarely buy new books, but I have unexpectedly found some gems at secondhand shops.

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, Anglophiles, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Central/Eastern European History, Children's Fictionshow all groups

Favorite authorsBess Streeter Aldrich, Karen Cushman, Sandra Dallas, Elizabeth Gaskell, Deeanne Gist, Rachel Hore, Eva Ibbotson, Simone St. James, Sarah Jio, Susanna Kearsley, Lois Lowry, Patricia MacLachlan, Daphne du Maurier, L. M. Montgomery, Kate Morton, Patricia Polacco, Ann Rinaldi, Kate Seredy, Mary Stewart, Katherine Webb, Gloria Whelan, Laura Ingalls Wilder (Shared favorites)

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Favorite libraries├ľsterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Hauptb├╝cherei Wien

Real nameRachel

LocationOhio

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Member sinceJan 1, 2009

Currently readingTom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce
The Lifeboat Clique by Kathy Parks
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