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Dear Committee Members: A novel by Julie Schumacher
Cutting for Stone: A novel by Abraham Verghese
The Nervous System (Akashic Urban Surreal Series) by Nathan Larson
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
The Brightest Star in the Sky: A Novel by Marian Keyes
Dear Daughter: A Novel by Elizabeth Little
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CollectionsYour library (1,266), 2003 (38), 2004 (60), 2005 (63), 2006 (71), 2007 (72), 2008 (92), 2009 (83), 2010 (122), 2011 (134), 2012 (88), 2013 (96), 2014 (123), Leadership (12), All collections (1,266)
Tagscontemporary fiction (250), detective fiction (150), tbr (136), nonfiction (118), edelweiss (98), mystery (96), pi fiction (71), historical fiction (71), thriller (69), legal fiction (62) — 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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