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About meA lifelong booklover - hey my Mom was a librarian! - I was the marketing director for the Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops in Milwaukee for 20 years before they closed in 2009. There I had the good fortune to meet many lovely writers and readers.

Now I do marketing for a nature center.

But as I like to say: You can take the girl out of the bookstore, but not the bookseller out of the girl. That is what I love so much about LT - sharing good books and finding out about so many more!

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Also, you can see some of my favorite books from my bookselling career and beyond here:

Groups(BOMBS) Books Off My Book Shelves 2012 Challenge, 50 Book Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2018, 75 Books Challenge for 2019, Algonquin Readers Round Table, Best Anthologies, Bestsellers over the Years, Book Nudgers, Book of the month club, Books in Booksshow all groups

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