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CollectionsYour library (758), Kindle (24), iPad (21), Public Library Books (8), Read but unowned (667), Read in 2014 (69), Read in 2013 (51), Read in 2012 (75), Read in 2011 (42), Read in 2010 (129), Read in 2009 (132), Favorites (147), Favorites: Non-Fiction (33), To read (37), Wishlist (9), All collections (1,482)

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TagsFiction (1,097), Series (433), Paperback (390), Hardcover (380), Non-Fiction (375), Historical Fiction (337), Mystery (290), British Literature (250), First Edition (250), Fantasy (219) — see all tags

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About meI've been an avid reader ever since I can remember. I grew up a "Navy Brat" and we relocated often. I was an introverted kid and found it difficult to make friends so books became my friends. To this day I tend to be a loner and sometimes prefer the company of books over the company of people.

Some of my other interests throughout my life, besides reading, have been crochet, embroidery, needlepoint, cross stitch, geneology, and porcelain doll making. I've also enjoyed skiing, camping, movies, and shopping. My current shopping passion is for designer handbags! I also enjoy spending time with my grown daughter (who is also my best friend) and my grandchildren. I'm an animal lover and have a Yorkshire Terrier named Bailey, two love birds and a canary.

About my libraryMy library is a pretty eclectic collection that reflects passing interests through the years.

MY RATINGS:

NOT SO GOOD
OK, BUT PROBABLY WON'T READ AGAIN
GOOD, WORTH READING, RECOMMENDED
VERY GOOD, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
EXCELLENT, A MUST READ

Very few of my books have less than 3 stars because I'm pretty easy to please and can usually find something good in most of the books I read. If they are really bad I usually trade them because I need the shelf space for the books I treasure. Many books remain unrated because it's been so long since I've read them that I don't remember them well enough to rate them, although I know I liked them at the time. Someday I'll probably reread them. So many books, so little time.



Groups100 Books in 2010 Challenge, 50 Book Challenge, 50-Something Library Thingers, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, Baker Street and Beyond, Bibliomysteries, Books in Books, Books on Books, I Love Jane Austen, Someone explain it to me...show all groups

Favorite authorsSarah Addison Allen, Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Ray Bradbury, Alan Bradley, Madeleine Brent, Charlotte Brontë, Geraldine Brooks, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Dunning, Diana Norman, Tana French, Cornelia Funke, Molly Gloss, Graham Hancock, Laurie R. King, Stephen King, Harper Lee, Morgan Llywelyn, Robert McCammon, David McCullough, Donald E. McQuinn, L. M. Montgomery, Christopher Morley, Kate Morton, Gloria Naylor, Christopher Paolini, Louise Penny, Ellis Peters, Victoria Holt, Barbara Pym, Anne Rice, J. K. Rowling, Betty Smith, Mary Stewart, Amy Tan, J. R. R. Tolkien, Thomas Tryon, Connie Willis, Jacqueline Winspear (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Alderwood, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Woodinville, Borders - Everett, East West Bookshop of Bothell, Half Price Books - Everett, Half Price Books - Lynnwood, Parkplace Books, Secret Garden Books, Third Place Books, Twice Sold Tales (University District), University Book Store, University of Washington, Uppercase Books

Favorite librariesBothell Regional Library, Mukilteo Public Library (Sno-Isle Libraries)

Favorite publishersCandlewick Press

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Real nameLorie

LocationBothell, WA (USA)

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Member sinceJul 12, 2008

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