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CollectionsYour library (633), Currently reading (3), Favorites (13), Gave Away / Left in Hungary (6), Read but unowned (674), Sister's Books To Read (2), To read (427), Wishlist (28), All collections (1,381)

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Tagsread (829), historical fiction (444), unread (351), fiction (273), YA (247), England (191), 19th Century (177), read in 2011 (162), mystery (154), read in 2012 (153) — see all tags

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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 spent several years living and working in Europe. Now I'm back in the USA, and currently work at two different libraries, and if there's any time left over, keep busy with substitute teaching and farm work.

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.

My 2014 75 Book Challenge thread is here:
http://www.librarything.com/topic/163165

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, Anglophiles, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Central/Eastern European History, Cookbookers, Europe, Girlybooksshow 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, 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 readingEast of the Sun: A Novel by Julia Gregson
Castles in the Air: The Restoration Adventures of Two Young Optimists and a Crumbling Old Mansion by Judy Corbett
The Silent Bells by William MacKellar

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