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CollectionsYour library (647), Wishlist (254), To read (114), Favorites (92), Childhood favorites (8), 1001 (80), 19th century (25), apocalyptic (14), Disliked (15), All collections (1,009)

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About meHello! I wish I could read more.

About my libraryMy shelf does not contain everything I've ever read, but a good chunk.:D My shelf once consisted of only my favorite books, due to the 200 limit of the free account. Thanks to an amazingly generous gift from BarkingMatt, I now have a Lifetime account and unlimited additions to my shelf! My shelf now consists of books I didn't like (rated 1 or 2 stars) just to get an idea of what I don't like, but I only include books I've read all the way through. Click my favorites list to see the books I absolutely loved. I read on average 75 books a year. Happy reading!

Note on my Early Reviewer requests: I usually only hit the request button when it is a book I'm pretty sure I'll love. I already have so many books I want to read that I wouldn't request every single book just because it is free. It would take away from the other books I'd like to read. So if I request an Early Reviewer book, it is because I'd evenutally want to read it anyway, not just because it is available on Librarything. And if I have a sneaking suspicion that I won't like a book, I don't pick it up to begin with. ALSO, disregard the TBR shelf. Any giveaway book I receive will move to the top of my TBR list and will be the next book I read. thanks!

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, The Rooster

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Sean Adams, Margaret Atwood, Sara Baume, Paul Beatty, Carol Birch, T.C. Boyle, Anne Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Max Brooks, Italo Calvino, Terrence Cheng, Arthur C. Clarke, Susanna Clarke, Mia Couto, David Czuchlewski, Roald Dahl, Edwidge Danticat, Philip K. Dick, Annie Dillard, Michael Dirda, Katherine Dunn, Julia Elliott, Ralph Ellison, Jasper Fforde, Jonathan Safran Foer, Neil Gaiman, Alex Garland, Günter Grass, Yaa Gyasi, Thomas Hardy, Dan Harmon, Peter Hedges, Amy Hempel, Mira Jacob, Jerome K. Jerome, Adam Johnson, Franz Kafka, Han Kang, Barbara Kingsolver, Stephen King, Wally Lamb, Kiese Laymon, Madeleine L'Engle, Jonathan Lethem, Kelly Link, Scott Lynch, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Gregory Maguire, Isaac Marion, Frank McCourt, Herman Melville, Philipp Meyer, China Miéville, David Mitchell, Alan Moore, Toni Morrison, Vik Muniz, Haruki Murakami, Téa Obreht, Flannery O'Connor, George Orwell, Nancy Pearl, Marisha Pessl, Michael Pollan, Max Porter, Daniel Quinn, Josh Ritter, Fran Ross, Danzy Senna, Jean Shepherd, Dodie Smith, Heidi Sopinka, John Steinbeck, Mark Twain, Jeff VanderMeer, Kurt Vonnegut, Joss Whedon, Evie Wyld, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)

Favorite listsRecommend the 20 best books you've read in the last five years

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