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CollectionsTo Loan (444), Public Library (186), Read 2015 (10), Read 2014 (76), Read 2013 (82), Read 2012 (107), Read 2011 (81), Read 2010 (34), Read 2009 (45), Read 2008/Prior (88), Completed (529), Your library (973), Wishlist (44), Currently reading (2), To read (648), Read but unowned (207), All collections (1,671)

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Tagsfiction (437), YA (319), historical (292), fantasy (281), first in series (142), love (138), children (111), science fiction (105), secrets (98), classics (93) — see all tags

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About meBook lover. Book hoarder. For life.

My current 75 Challenge thread can be found here

About my libraryBooks are my tickets to travelling this world and beyond. If you have a book in your hand, you can't possibly be bored and if you are, then get a new book. :)

As you will quickly notice, I am quite broad in my choice of books. I dabble in almost all genres with the exception of non-fiction (which I am slowly learning to enjoy). All book recommendations are appreciated and welcome.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Dr. Seuss - I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

4 Stars: So, so, very hard to put down...
3 Stars: Purr...I'm content...almost...
2 Stars: Anxiously eyeing the next book in my pile...
1 Star: Fire fodder...BURN BABY BURN!!

Favourite Reads of 2014:

1. Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (historical)
2. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (historical)
3. Gretel and the Dark by Eliza Granville (historical/fantasy)
4. The Martian by Andy Weir (science fiction)
5. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (YA)

Books Read in 2015:
**Books are OTS unless otherwise indicated
1. Redemption Ark by Alastair Reynolds 4*
2. Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively 3.5*
3. (L) Amulet - The Cloud Searchers by Kazu Kibuishi 4*
4. (L) Tell it to the Trees by Anita Rau Badami 4.25*
5. (L) The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini 4*
6. (L) The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers 4*
7. (L) ♫ Bird Box by Josh Malerman/Cassandra Campbell 4*
8. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro 4.5*
9. (L) The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness 3.75*
10. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin 4.5*

☛ Total Pages Read: 2,896
♫ Total Hours: 9hrs 08mins

Fiction: 5
YA: 1
Science Fiction: 1
Historical: 1
Crime/Thriller/Mystery/Horror/Other: 1
GN: 1

Series: 2
Stand-alone: 8
Series started:
Series completed:

New to Me Authors: 6
Male Authors: 5
Female Authors: 5

OTS: 4
Library: 6

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015

Favorite authorsSarah Addison Allen, Orson Scott Card, Roald Dahl, Ted Dekker, Neil Gaiman, Margaret George, Guy Gavriel Kay, Max Lucado, Kate Morton, Jodi Picoult (Shared favorites)


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Real nameValerie

LocationAlberta, Canada

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceSep 29, 2007

Currently readingChild 44 (The Child 44 Trilogy) by Tom Rob Smith
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

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