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Member: jessibud2

CollectionsYour library (142), Wishlist (2), All collections (144)

Reviews108 reviews

Tagsfiction (7), Biography/Memoir (6), Children's Literature (5), memoir (5), non-fiction (5), Historical fiction (4), History (4), Humour (4), medical (4), beautiful illustrations (4) — see all tags

MediaBook (143), Paper Book (136), Audiobook (7), Other (1), Printed music (1)

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About meI am a retired teacher, a birder, a gardener, a reader (yes!), technically challenged but learning (slowly!). I enjoy walking, taking photos, dabbling in artsy-crafty things but am master of nothing. I love music, cats, photography, documentary films, snail mail, baseball, and being out in nature. I like (well, ok, LOVE) chocolate and ice cream.

About my libraryMy taste in reading is all over the map. I love fiction, non-fiction, historical fiction, nature (gardening, bird, animal-related), humour, biography/autobiography/memoirs. I am not a big fan of mystery (only some, and only sometimes), and the only sci-fi I read is well-written time travel (think Jack Finney, Ken Grimwood, Darryl Brock). I do tend to read a lot of non-fiction and I'm also a huge audiobook fan. And I'm a primary school teacher so I have a soft spot for (and a pretty big collection of) children's books, especially those with wonderful illustrations.

75 Books Challenge thread:
2017 - http://www.librarything.com/topic/246012
2016 - http://www.librarything.com/topic/209526
2015 - http://www.librarything.com/topic/185330
2014 - http://www.librarything.com/topic/162793

Bookcrossing Reduce Mt. TBR Challenge:
2015 - https://www.librarything.com/topic/185148
2014 - jessibud2's first Bookcrossing Mt. TBR Challenge

ROOT Challenge 2014 - my thread: http://www.librarything.com/topic/162815

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, 75 Books Challenge for 2017, BookCrossers, Canadian Bookworms, For BookCrossers: reduce MTBR 2015 Challenge, For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR 2016 Challenge, For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR Challenge 2014, Gardens & Books, ROOT - 2014 Read Our Own Tomes

Favorite authorsDiane Ackerman, Elizabeth Berg, Geraldine Brooks, Bill Bryson, Tracy Chevalier, Pete Dunne, Diana Gabaldon, Malcolm Gladwell, Helene Hanff, Erik Larson, Reeve Lindbergh, Abraham Verghese, Susan Vreeland, Simon Winchester (Shared favorites)

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Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameShelley

LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada

Account typepublic, year

URLs /profile/jessibud2 (profile)
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Member sinceMar 31, 2013

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