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CollectionsYour library (187), To read (18), All collections (202)

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TagsAfrican American (10), amateur bounty hunter (5), Stephanie Plum (4), African American fiction (3), sci fi (3), Christian fiction (2), African American mystery (2), alternate history (2), african american (2), inspirational fiction (2) — see all tags

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About meMy reading tastes are diverse and unconventional, compared to what my friends read.

What makes a novel a good book, to me, is how creatively a writer uses language to create a memorable story.

I'm a fan of language. I belive words should be crafted the same way a sculptor molds clay or a painter uses paint.

Studying literature in college made me a bit of a snob about language. I put a book down once because the writer described her characters as "the smart girl," or "the wild one," or "the down-to-earth girl." No, no, no!

About my libraryMy catalog is diverse but heavily biased towards sci-fi.

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Member sinceJun 9, 2007

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