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About meI have a master's degree in Astronomy (University of Maryland), and I work for the Hubble Space Telescope.

I love cats, and I currently have 2, Quigley and Illyria. My husband is Kyle Vick, who got his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Maryland, and who teaches Psychology at Shawnee State University.

I also collect stuffed animals (plush), realistic species not just toys, and I have over 1000, representing about 800 or so different species. Wish there was a PlushThing!

About my libraryMostly fantasy, (especially dragons and vampires) also science, (astronomy, physics, math, animals etc.), history, historical fiction and other.

Includes most of my favorite children's books. The collection "My Childhood" contains the books I read or owned as a child, (1973-1991) to separate them from the children's book's I have since acquired.

Most of the Philosophy and Neuroscience books are Kyle's.

See the photos of the fantasy/fiction section of my library in my member gallery!

While I don't own every book in my catalog, I do own every book in my "My Library" collection. (As well as technically the omnibus parts and the Great books since these are just subworks in books I own).

GroupsAstronomy & Astrophysics, Cats, books, life is good., Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing, Flaggers!, Librarything Series, Media Field Discussions, Needlearts, Vampire Fiction

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Jane Austen, Steve Berry, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Kristen Britain, Ruth Brown, Jim Butcher, Kristin Cashore, Elizabeth Chadwick, Cinda Williams Chima, Cassandra Clare, Eoin Colfer, Bernard Cornwell, Lynley Dodd, Stephanie Dray, Jasper Fforde, Cornelia Funke, Diana Gabaldon, Jane Goodall, Philippa Gregory, Laurell K. Hamilton, Kim Harrison, Kevin Hearne, Barb Hendee, James Herriot, Robin Hobb, Lesley Anne Ivory, Elliott James, Raymond Khoury, Robert Lawson, Alan Lee, C. S. Lewis, Morgan Llywelyn, David Macaulay, Jayne Netley Mayhew, Anne McCaffrey, Robert McCloskey, Richelle Mead, Stephenie Meyer, Michelle Moran, Anne Mortimer, Brandon Mull, Sharon Kay Penman, Tamora Pierce, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Rick Riordan, Patrick Rothfuss, J. K. Rowling, Oliver Sacks, Dr. Seuss, Jonathan Stroud, J. R. R. Tolkien, Jules Watson, Alison Weir, Jack Whyte, Garth Williams, Tad Williams, Georgie Woolridge (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresHalf Price Books - Carriage Place, Half Price Books - Coon Rapids, Half Price Books - South Hills, Half Price Books - West Lane, Little Shop of Stories, Mt. Lebanon Book Cellar

Favorite librariesMt. Lebanon Public Library

Favorite listsal.vick-parents books, al.vick-wishlist-Children's, al.vick-wishlist-comics, al.vick-wishlist-historical fiction, al.vick-wishlist-history, al.vick-wishlist-movies, al.vick-wishlist-next-in-series, al.vick-wishlist-other, al.vick-wishlist-science, al.vick-wishlist-scifi-fant, al.vick-wishlist-YA

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Real nameAlison Vick

LocationPortsmouth, Ohio

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Member sinceJun 1, 2012

Currently readingTribal Ponies - Dimensions Counted Cross Stitch Pattern by Lynn Bean

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