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CollectionsYour library (57), Chris' Library (13), Periodicals (6), Wishlist (732), Currently reading (2), To read (51), Read but unowned (51), Favorites (21), LT Early Reviewers (3), Bonnie's Book Buddies (11), The Book Nook (22), TBN Side Reads (14), MZ's Pulitzer Challenge (9), The Happy Bookers Club (14), 1010 Challenge (12), Alphabet Challenges (16), Read in 2010 (12), Read in 2009 (30), 999 Challenge (41), Read in 2008 (30), Read in 2007 (9), All collections (870)

Reviews38 reviews

TagsER (153), B&N (99), BB (81), August 2009 (80), HB (64), January 2010 (63), October 2009 (60), MG (60), December 2009 (59), November 2009 (57) — see all tags

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About meI love books and reading. I cannot remember a time when I didn't. I buy far more books than I am capable of reading and then there is the library too. My busy life gets in the way of reading as much as I wish I could.

I am a 28 year old student of pharmacy. I live in Charleston, SC with my husband, Chris, and our two cats, BIN and Sakai. (Neither of my cats is the cat in the photo. It's just a random photo I liked off the web.) I also enjoy learning/school (I'd be a permanent student if I won the lotto), writing, art, films, music, and spending a bit too much time on the internet.

About my libraryI use my LT account to keep track of everything I've read or started to read, whether I own it, have borrowed it, or it's from the library. Books are tagged appropriately in caps bookshelved - now the collection My Library - (if we own it), name of who I borrowed it from, or library. This info is also in my comments section. If it's a book club read or a book challenge, it's also tagged - now collections - as so and written in the comments. I started tagging all this so I could sort by various things, - but now some of these tags have become collections. (I needed to change my profile to take into account how I've reorganized My Books since collections have debuted, but I can't be bothered rewriting this section at the moment so I just edited the parts I've changed from tags to collections. This has probably only made it more confusing.)

My wishlist is any book I might be interested in reading, not books I want to own a copy of.

My favorite authors list isn't a true representation of all my favorite authors. Rather, it's a list of authors whose books I've really enjoyed since I've started logging my reading on LT. If I started to make a list of all my favorite authors so far in my lifetime, I'd just be sitting here and adding authors for hours.

I rate my books based on how the book compares to other books of the same type. So a good junky romance/suspense novel isn't on the same level as a good literary fiction, it's just good compared to other junky romance/suspense novels. This is my star rating scale:

5 = Loved it! Unputdownable!
4.5 = Excellent!
4 = Very Good
3.5 = Good
3 = Above Average
2.5 = Average
2 or less = Nah

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My Undeclared Step Challenge - A 1010 Category Challenge



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2009 threads
Club Read journal
50 Book Challenge
999 Challenge

Groups1010 Category Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, 999 Challenge, 999 The Brothers Karamazov, Alphabet Challenges, Cats, books, life is good., Club Read 2009, Club Read 2010, Fforde Ffans, Pulitzer Fiction Challengeshow all groups

Favorite authorsCharlotte Brontë, Diane Chamberlain, Jasper Fforde, Susan Fletcher, Steven Galloway, Sara Gruen, Masha Hamilton, Ernest Hemingway, John Irving, Erik Larson, Irène Némirovsky, Audrey Niffenegger, Marisha Pessl, Jodi Picoult, Annie Proulx, J. K. Rowling, Richard Russo, Anya Seton, Garth Stein (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Westwood, Blue Bicycle Books

Favorite librariesCharleston County Public Library - Main Library, Charleston County Public Library - St. Andrews Regional Library

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LocationCharleston, SC

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/chrine (profile)
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Member sinceAug 2, 2007

Currently readingMcSweeney's 33 - San Francisco Panorama by Dave Eggers
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde

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Hi-
I saw you added Ravenous Reader to the local Charleston list. Sadly, Pat closed her doors in May 2011, so I have marked it as such. The good news is that she has been working at CLS, so it's easy to find her.

Thanks for starting the list. I need to see how to add some of our other local places.
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