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The Whole Truth by David Baldacci
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Envy the Night by Michael Koryta
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Tagscontemporary fiction (272), detective fiction (157), edelweiss (138), nonfiction (126), tbr (118), mystery (104), thriller (87), historical fiction (81), pi fiction (77), legal fiction (65) — see all tags
About meI'm a librarian who was a bookseller in my previous career. I love to read and devour a lot of books. Since I've stared keeping track, I have read between 60 and 130 books in a year.
About my libraryIan McEwan summed up my reading preferences beautifully in his novel Sweet Tooth (edited to the present tense): "My needs are simple. I don't bother much with theme or felicitous phrases and skip fine descriptions of weather, landscapes and interiors. I want characters I can believe in, and I want to be made curious about what is to happen to them." Or in my own words, I like books where interesting stuff happens to interesting people.
Favorite bookstoresVroman's Bookstore
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
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Member sinceJun 20, 2006
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