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About meI read almost anything although I don't read much fantasy or many books that are described as romances. I like reading mysteries and science fiction but I probably read general literature the most. I am passionate about Canadian writing. Some of my favourite Canadian authors are L. M. Montgomery, Robertson Davies, Gabrielle Roy, Margaret Laurence, Spider Robinson, Timothy Findley and Frances Itani. Favourite authors from other places include Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, James Lee Burke, Arturo Perez-Reverte, Isabelle Allende and Connie Willis. I read whenever I have 5 or 10 minutes with nothing pressing to do (and sometimes even when there is something pressing to do). I have about 150 unread books in my house right now but I keep adding more.

About my libraryI'll add books as I read them or as I bring them home to read.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, Audiobooks, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge, Canadian Literature, CBC's Canada Reads Fans, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR 2016 Challenge, For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR 2017 Challenge, Graphic Novelsshow all groups

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Favorite bookstoresAqua Books, Burton Lysecki Books, McNally Robinson at Grant Park, Mondragon Bookstore & Coffee House, Plato's Cave Bookstore, Prairie Sky Books, University of Manitoba - Fort Garry Campus Bookstore, Whodunit? Mystery Bookstore

Favorite librariesMillennium Library - Winnipeg Public Library, St. Vital Library

Other favoritesChildren's Hospital Book Market

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Member sinceNov 5, 2011

Currently readingHag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare) by Margaret Atwood
Torrents of Spring by Ivan Turgenev
Places of Grace by David H. Elias

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