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About meI'm a public librarian in Massachusetts who loves to give reading suggestions, whether asked or not, a specialty known in the library world as "reader's advisory". I read a lot -- mostly literary, genre, and young adult fiction, but also short stories and memoirs -- and listen to audiobooks. Newer favorites include Joshua Henkin, Laurie Frankel, Jennifer Egan, Lev Grossman, David Mitchell, Laurie R. King, Lionel Shriver, Carolyn Parkhurst, Penny Vincenzi, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Patrick Rothfuss, Martha Southgate, Zadie Smith, Junot Diaz, PG Wodehouse, and Charles Dickens. Older favorites are Lorrie Moore, Anne Tyler, Ian McEwan, Susan Howatch, Jane Langton, Laurie Colwin, and Connie Willis.

About my libraryAn incomplete, slipshod list of books read and books to be read, including a good number of audiobooks

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Favorite authorsTerri Bruce, Patry Francis, Jennifer Haigh, Sue Miller, Meg Wolitzer (Shared favorites)

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Favorite librariesBrockton Public Library East Branch, Brockton Public Library Main Branch, Holmes Public Library

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Real nameLaurie Cavanaugh

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Member sinceMay 20, 2008

Currently readingA Little Life: A Novel by Hanya Yanagihara
We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust by Ellen Cassedy
A Perfect Heritage: A Novel by Penny Vincenzi
It by Stephen King
Remember Me Like This: A Novel by Bret Anthony Johnston

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