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CollectionsMom's Books (47), Fiction (669), Non-fiction (612), Your library (1,303), Ebooks (49), All collections (1,303)


Tagshistory (315), fantasy (156), young adult (84), classics (69), science fiction (59), biography (57), anthropology (51), college text (50), reference (47), poetry (46) — see all tags

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About meI'm in my 30s, live in Minnesota, and am happily single. What free time I have that isn't spent reading is usually spent playing with my electronic gadgets or hanging out with my sister and her family. I've been reading since I was two, and the first 'grown-up' book I attempted to read was Bradbury's 'Something Wicked This Way Comes.' I was five. (I didn't understand it, thank goodness- talk about potential trauma.) I've spent most of my life so far with my nose stuck in a book, and I don't imagine that will change much in the future.

About my libraryEver since I was a child, I've had a dream home. My dream home probably includes bedrooms and bathrooms and a kitchen and other such necessities, but I've never really thought about it; the only thing I care about in my dream home is the library. This is a fairly useful metaphor for my life.

I love owning books. I use the library, but half the time I end up buying the books I borrowed. I can't throw books out or give them away- I still have every single college text I purchased, with the exception of Intro to Chemistry (I dropped the class three weeks in, so it doesn't count). My library includes books I don't necessarily care for now, but which remind me of a time when I did- stuff from my early-teen fantasy phase, my mid-teen romance phase, and my late teen sci-fi/space opera phase, among others.



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