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Carry the One: A Novel by Carol Anshaw
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My Sister's Keeper : A Novel by Jodi Picoult
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Tagscontemporary fiction (227), detective fiction (127), nonfiction (108), tbr (93), mystery (78), pi fiction (62), historical fiction (59), legal fiction (58), thriller (57), vine (51) — 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
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceJun 20, 2006
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