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About meMiddle aged reader recently retired to the state of Oklahoma. Thank you, "V", for the layoff. What you meant for evil, God used for good!

About my libraryI welcome comments if a mistake is found in my library.



Disregard the book entered into collections that have asterisks in their names. They are only there to force the category label to show up.

My Library (owned)
Read but unowned
Currently reading
Wishlist (not included in ‘my library’)
Gone (tags: loosed, discarded, returned) (not in ‘my library’)
Inclusions (tagged for their omnibus, collection, etc) (not included in ‘my library’)

Use for recommendations
Awaiting review


Loaned Out
Unable to locate
Working On
All collections - Athenaeum countrylife (my entire book world)



Instead of having my tags scattered throughout the alphabet-scape of the tag page, I wanted to see related tags grouped together. To accomplish that, I kludged them together using a prefix, based on a very loose interpretation of Cutter Classification. In the end, it boiled down to a letter prefix which would be easy for me to remember:

(B.A.M. – biography, autobiography & memoir
A. Arts & entertainment, leisure, recreation
B. Biography, autobiography, memoirs
C. Civic, political
D. Descriptives (catch-all for descriptives)
E. Edition (format, publisher, series, 1st ed's, etc.)
F. (Historical or literary) Figures
G. Geography, travel, maps
H. History
I. (of particular) Interest to me
J. (Genre - because Hubby pronounces it) Jawn-ra!
K. Kitchen
L. Literature & Poetry
M. Movies
N. (open)
O. Other
P. Place (Geographical Settings)
Q. Quotations, reference, encyclopedias, etc.
R. Religion & Philosophy
S. Science
T. Time Period
U. mUsic
V. (open)
W. (Health &) Wellness
X. Language
Y. d.i.Y. / Home & garden
Z. (open)
@ (showing me where to find my book AT)
{ gathering up edition and cover pic details at the end of the list
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~ Family members’ books


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My Pansy booklist on LT - Chautauqua.girls:


My Current Challenges:

75 Books Challenge for 2012:
..........The group. and My thread.

Fifty States Fiction:
..........The group. and My thread.

Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge:
..........The group. and My thread.

Reading Through Time:
..........The group. and My thread.

Past Challenges:
(Because if I don't keep everything together, I'm bound to lose it.)

75 Books in 2011:
..........Thread One and Thread Two.

50 Books Challenge (2010):
..........The group. and My thread.

37 Oldies in 2011:
..........The group. and My thread.

The 11 in 11 Category Challenge:
..........The group. and My thread. (I had a hard time keeping up with everything I wanted to do on LT in '11, so I'm skipping 12 in 12 while I concentrate on getting more moved in, and hope to participate in 13.)


Groups2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 2015 Category Challenge, 2016 Category Challenge, 50-Something Library Thingers, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015show all groups

Favorite authorsIsabella Alden, Jane Austen, Erica Bauermeister, Ivan Doig, Leif Enger, Jamie Ford, Darien Gee, Silas House, Paulette Jiles, Marilynne Robinson, Ilie Ruby, Christina Schwarz, Thomas Sowell, Gene Stratton-Porter, Nancy E. Turner, Janice Woods Windle (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBook Warehouse - Broadway, The Book Barn

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Real nameCindy


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Member sinceApr 30, 2007

Currently readingFall of Frost by Brian Hall

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