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CollectionsYour library (1,790), To read (638), E-Books (249), Historical Fiction (188), LTER (59), Mystery (475), Non-Fiction (365), Read but unowned (495), Cookery (45), Removed (275), Romance (8), LJ (20), Natalie (2), Angelina (3), Mikey (3), All collections (2,464)

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About my libraryWhen I rate a book it's done on a scale from 1 to 5 based on the criteria used by my favorite online group, the Book Bunch reading group at Book Chat Central (

5 = Fabulous, probably will be an all-time favorite
4 = Excellent, among the year's best
3 = Better than Average, a good solid read; I'd recommend to most
2 = Fair to Good Read, worth the time; would recommend to some but not all
1 = So-so, barely finished, several quibbles
1/2 = the Dorothy Parker rating: "This book should not be tossed lightly aside. It should be thrown with great force."

But I don't rate everything (particularly not mysteries) so just because I don't click any stars for a book, doesn't mean I don't like it!

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Groups(BOMBS) Books Off My Book Shelves 2012 Challenge, 2015 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), Early Reviewers, Historical Fiction, Reading Globally, ROOT - 2013 Read Our Own Tomes, ROOT - 2014 Read Our Own Tomes

Favorite authorsJaney Bennett (Shared favorites)


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