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CollectionsYour library (6,711), Read in 2015 (22), Israel (169), cookbooks (88), Currently reading (7), Wishlist (189), Read in 2014 (64), To read (568), Read but unowned (247), Favorites (7), No Longer Own (75), All collections (7,337)

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About meMy 75 books in 2015 thread
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About my libraryI collect modern classics, fairytale anthologies, children & YA literature, Middle Eastern history, politics & religion, a little science fiction, fantasy, and some design and art books.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, 2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 2015 Category Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, Arab, North African and Middle Eastern Literatureshow all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Paul Auster, Fleur Beale, Bernard Beckett, Isobelle Carmody, Ken Catran, Michael Chabon, Joy Cowley, Dorothy Dunnett, Vince Ford, Jostein Gaarder, Neil Gaiman, Maurice Gee, Peter F. Hamilton, Diana Wynne Jones, D. H. Lawrence, Margaret Mahy, Melina Marchetta, Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira, Glenda Millard, Michael Morpurgo, Donna Jo Napoli, Amos Oz, Mal Peet, Chaim Potok, Anthony Powell, Ian Rankin, Philip Reeve, Alastair Reynolds, Marcus Sedgwick, Darren Shan, Jonathan Stroud, Nigel G. Tranter, Scott Westerfeld (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBookmark, Browsers Quality Secondhand Bookshop, Classics and such-like Books, Cook The Books, Dominion Books, El Ateneo - Grand Splendid, Evergreen Books, Hard To Find Books (Onehunga), Jason Books, Mad Hatter Books, Pegasus Books, Readaway Books, Shakespeare and Company (Paris), The Dorothy Butler Children's Bookshop, Unity Books

Favorite librariesAuckland Central City Library, Botany Library

Other favoritesAuckland Writers and Readers Festival, Storylines Festival of New Zealand Children's Writers and Illustrators

Favorite lists1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, Best Books Set in Boarding Schools, Best Israeli Reading, Best of Jewish Literature, Bibliography for Among Others, Bibliography for How to be a Heroine, The Emergence of the Modern Middle East, A High School Trip to Israel, Middle East and Maghreb Graphic Novels, Middle East Fiction, Summer Reads 2014, Women in Islam

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Currently readingThe New Zealand wars trilogy by Maurice Shadbolt
The beginner's guide to living : a novel by Lia Hills
Wake by Elizabeth Knox
Hostage Three by Nick Lake
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