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CollectionsYour library (349), Lifetime reading (1,281), Read since 2000 (438), Read but unowned (1,051), Currently reading (3), To read (1,645), TBR - 4 years (386), TBR - 3 years (590), TBR - 2 years (253), TBR - 1 year (233), Unavailable (501), Did not finish (8), Wishlist (20), First in a series (145), Next in series (24), All collections (3,467)

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About meI'm a genealogy librarian and local historian in the Midwestern United States. I specialize in microfilm, microfiche, early Franco-American records (despite not knowing French), the Civil War, and twentieth century Midwestern farm women. Stating the obvious is my special talent in life, along with snarking at everyone.

I'm an amateur theologian, inveterate tea drinker, Anglophile, TV crime drama junkie, and occasional gamer (open world RPGs are the best!) I love learning about anything.

I have a stationery and quality writing utensil... problem. I prefer fountain pens to anything else. I love to cook (but not bake--you can't be all "What the hell, let's throw in half the refrigerator" in baking). I think I might like eating more than cooking. I like all cuisines and all types of food.

I'm building an Encyclopedia of Reading (currently somewhat sparse) and an online commonplace book to share some of the reading-related statistics and information I've collected for my own personal use.

About my libraryFairly straightforward, I think. I have a custom classification system which is explained in excruciating detail here, along with my ratings rubric. (Except I don't find it excruciating because I'm a cataloging and taxonomy nerd.)

Groups2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 2015 Category Challenge, Board for Extreme Thing Advances, Genealogy@LT, History: On learning from and writing history, Librarians who LibraryThing, Tattered but still lovely, Tea!, The 11 in 11 Category Challengeshow all groups

Favorite authorsLouisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, T. S. Eliot, Anne Fadiman, Jasper Fforde, M.F.K. Fisher, Michael Innes, Laurie R. King, C. S. Lewis, L. M. Montgomery, Rachel Peden, Dorothy L. Sayers, William Shakespeare, J. R. R. Tolkien, Connie Willis, Patricia C. Wrede (Shared favorites)


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Member sinceMay 21, 2006

Currently readingInstitutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin
Emma by Jane Austen
The Attributes of God by A. W. Pink

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