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About meKitty William, who loves to help me read.

One of my biggest pleasures in life is opening a new book.

I live in the sticks on 8 acres with husband, 2 cats, and a large fish tank with a few fish.

Our 22-year old daughter lives in Wilmington, NC and is trying to decide whether to finish college or not. She works for a house-cleaning service and loves it.

I work as the Inventory Management Team Supervisor for a manufacturing company. Fantasies of retiring hover enticingly over the horizon. 2016 is looking very good.....

It's not a day if I haven't had a chance to read. I am always looking for new authors and areas of interest. I tend more to fiction than non-fiction but still probably read more non-fiction than most.

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Stunning ****1/2
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Very Good *** 1/2
Good ***
Average ** 1/2
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Very Bad * 1/2
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Anathema 1/2

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The higher of these two numbers below indicates which side of your brain has dominance in your life. Realising your right brain/left brain tendancy will help you interact with and to understand others.

Left Brain Dominance: (12) Right Brain Dominance: (8)

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About my libraryExcept for 7 books that I keep in LT to keep the Early Reviewer Gods happy, every book in my library is somewhere on a shelf in my house. I don't use LT for wishlists, books I read but don't own, library books, etc.

So. What I own is eclectic. Shabby, brand new. Big, little. Straight, gay. Kid books, grown up books. Fiction, nonfiction, reference, old family Bibles, self-published books of poetry by friends of the family, and my grandmother's records book.

My collection is a combination of what I love to read and books I've inherited from family members. Some books I look at and say "Where did YOU come from?" Maybe they just migrate in.

I'm fortunate to have a husband who knows how important books are to me. The Library is 2 walls of floor to ceiling books. There are shelves upstairs in the parlour and shelves in the sunroom. Being surrounded by books is very important to me.

Groups100 books in 2014 challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 50-Something Library Thingers, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, Agatha Christie, Ask LibraryThing, Book of the month clubshow all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Rita Mae Brown, Bill Bryson, Agatha Christie, Michael Connelly, E. E. Cummings, Georgette Heyer, Michael Malone, J. K. Rowling, J. D. Salinger, Dorothy L. Sayers, Kurt Vonnegut (Shared favorites)

Favorite listsCheesy mysteries and odd lots!

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Real nameKaren

LocationNorth Carolina

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Member sinceOct 1, 2007

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