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Tagsmystery (319), tbr (157), non-fiction (148), Canadian (143), 2013 (97), 2012 (81), 2010 (65), biography (64), 2008 (61), 2009 (61) — see all tags

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About meAfter a lifetime of reading compulsively, I had somehow stopped reading much for five or six years. When my daughter introduced me to Library Thing, my obsessive-compulsion kicked in and I started reading again so I could have something to input on my site. Now I'm seriously hooked again.

About my libraryI read most anything, as long as it's well-written or relates to something I'm interested in. I like my fiction to be well-researched so I can learn as I relax with my book. I try not to own too many books - I run out of book space in my house and don't want to buy any more bookcases. Our public library is my lifeline.

GroupsA Quieter LibraryThing, Art History Reading Challenge, Bestsellers over the Years, Canadian Bookworms, Canadian Literature, CBC's Canada Reads Fans

Favorite authorsMichael Connelly, Tony Hillerman, L. M. Montgomery, Ellis Peters (Shared favorites)

LocationPrince Edward Island

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJun 3, 2007

Currently readingThe Source: Unleash Your Natural Energy, Power Up Your Health, and Feel 10 Years Younger by Woodson Merrell

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Hello back. Despite not enjoying Chaloner terribly much I will have to read them all now that I've started! I notice you describe yourself on your profile as obsessive-compulsive and I can empathise with that.

There was a great review article in the Guardian last week about European crime fiction and it gave me some new ideas for authors to search out. You might like it:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/oct/26/crimes-grand-tour-european-detective...

Happy reading!
Do you mean The Incident Report? I actually read it 2 years ago, but I just posted the review. I really liked it.
Just another pop by! I see you've added My Soul to Take by Yrsa Sigurdardottir! I'm just about 40 pages in - but it looks to be a good mystery! I tell you more about it once I am further in. I see Michael Connelly is one of your favourite authors. My husband and I went out last night and saw movie The Lincoln Lawyers, which I am pretty sure is by Michael Connelly. We both really enjoyed the movie. If the movie comes your way -got an see it!:)

Deborah
Just thought I'd pop by and say hi! According to library thing, you share the most books with me on their weighted scale. 40 books in common and considering that I have just less than 300 books in my library, and your just over three hundred books -that's really amazing!

What part of PEI are you in, if you don't mind me asking? Charlottetown? I've only visited PEI once , way back when I was but as a young teen who loved Anne of Green Gables I was throughly take by PEI!

Deborah
Thanks for the book suggestion for my wife. I only just came across Roughing it in the Bush at a garage sale last month and was not aware of Sisters in the Wilderness. I will be sure to track it down for her.

I might have Fall on Your Knees here if you want.
Hey thanks. That's why I put them in, I think seeing is believing. And I didn't want people thinking I was slamming the guy for nothing.
Have you never read Heidi? I'm sure we still have a copy over here, plus the sequel. I bet I read those hundreds of times each. Loved them.
Nice job on all the tags! Now you have a real cloud.
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