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Member: mamajoan

CollectionsYour library (760), Read but unowned (1), All collections (760)

Reviews33 reviews

Tagsscifi (258), fantasy (117), nonfic (100), mystery (71), not owned (68), read in 2011 (62), children (59), humor (58), read in 2010 (57), read in 2009 (43) — see all tags

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About meI live in the Boston area, have two kids, and am a devoted fan of science fiction. Currently I read about a book a week, which I think is pretty darn good for a single mom with two kids and a full-time job.

About my libraryI have almost finished entering my own books, and will be starting on entering my kids' books as well. I continue to acquire books at a fairly high rate of speed, especially since I recently got a new job with a higher salary.

I'm using the tag "bookmooched" for books that I used to own but have swapped on BookMooch. I'm also using "not owned" for bookmooched books as well as books I've borrowed from others. The primary purpose of this is to enable the use of my "read in 2007" list. I don't generally want to keep a list of all books I don't own, so I'm just doing this for a small subset (for now).

My library consists primarily of science fiction and some fantasy, as well as some mysteries and other assorted randomosity. There are SO many books I'd love to own, but finances and bookshelf space are an issue.

Groups50 Book Challenge, AP Parents ( Attachment Parenting Support and Resources ), Board for Extreme Thing Advances, English majors!, Feminist SF, FemSFBookswap, Girlybooks, Name that Book, Science Fiction Fans, Vegetarians and vegans

Favorite authorsLois McMaster Bujold, Laurie J. Marks, Terry Pratchett (Shared favorites)

Also onBookMooch, LiveJournal

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

LocationSomerville, MA

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs http://www.librarything.com/profile/mamajoan (profile)
http://www.librarything.com/catalog/mamajoan (library)

Member sinceDec 19, 2006

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Dear Joan,

Just a reminder that your free copy of my novel Lay Saints is still waiting for you. Would you like to receive your copy directly from Amazon (for Kindle), or directly from Barnes & Noble (for NOOK), or as a PDF? Please let me know so that I can get the novel to you straightaway.

Your Author,

Adam Connell
Dear Reader,

You’ve Won “Lay Saints” From LibraryThing!

Would you like to receive your copy in the Kindle format, the NOOK format, or as a PDF? Please let me know so that I can speed the book to you as fast as possible.

Your Author,

Adam Connell
Hi Mamajoan, I'm in luck. They have the Somnambalist at my local library and I'm going to stop in and put a hold on it. Thanks a mill for the offer to have it shipped. Carrie
Why are you posting links to viruses and bad webpages?
Hi, Mamajoan - I don't know if you kept up with the made up words thread but I noted that I was just teasing when asking if you took your username too seriously. I truly hope I did not offend you, and if I did, I apologize. I have not seen any recent posts from you so I thought I'd just check and make sure all is good.
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