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Member: glowing-fish

CollectionsYour library (1,502)

Reviews17 reviews

Tagsfiction (89), history (51), graphic novel (42), biology (38), humor (37), military (30), america (27), northwest (21), science (21), sociology (20) — see all tags

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About meI like to read for two reasons: first off, reading books helps us learn about the world and avoid mistakes. Second, I read because it is a habit. I will read anything within reach of my hands. My list probably reflects this. I have added some reference books or anthologies to my list that I have not read all the way through, but read often.

As far as ratings go, I wouldn't really know how to do it. Some books are very nice on their own merits, and it wouldn't be fair to compare them to other books. If I compare "Choose your own adventure #4: Space and Beyond" to the Book of Mencius, Mencius is going to win. But on its own merits, Choose your own adventure #4 is a good book too. If I had to rate books into four categories, it would be "Books I love", "Books that are worth reading", "Books that are worth reading if you have a special interest in that genre/subject", and "books that are not worth reading". I wouldn't have bothered finishing many of the fourth type.

I also like to write postcards or letters to people around the world.

About my libraryThe books I have put in my library are books that are both physically in my possession, and that I have actually read. I am still entering books in.

Some of my books are the same books that almost everyone on this site seems to have and to have read. Others are rather unique.

GroupsAsian Fiction & Non-Fiction, Infinite Jesters, LJ DamnPortlanders on LT!, Oregonians, Pacific Northwest

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Real nameMatthew Harris

LocationHamilton, MT

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Member sinceMay 10, 2006

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