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About meI live in Georgia, and in addition to reading, I enjoy gardening, cooking, and music. My dog Milo would prefer I play with him all day, so we sometimes have to negotiate what we're going to do - "Chew on your toys, Milo, not on my shoe!"

I also sing with a threshold choir, Voices of Love. Check out this link for more info on threshold choirs.

I read fiction in the fantasy, science fiction and mystery genres, some literary fiction, and any nonfiction that looks interesting that I run across.

My favorite fiction reads last year were Dust by Yvonne A Owuor, set in Kenya, and The round house by Louise Erdrich, and my favorite non fiction read was Story of the Quran by Ingrid Mattson.

You can find my current 75 books challenge thread here



2013 challenge

2012 challenge

About my libraryI use library thing to keep track of interesting things I read more than as a list of what I own. That way when I remember a book I read a few years ago that was about about intelligent microbes but I can't remember the author or title I might be able to figure it out!

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, African/African American Literature, LibraryThing Gatherings and Meetups, Reading Globally


Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Emory University Bookstore, Charis Books and More

Favorite librariesDeKalb County Public Library - Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library, Robert W. Woodruff Library (Emory University)

Other favoritesGeorgia Perimeter College - Clarkston Campus, AJC Decatur Book Festival, Atlanta History Center, Agnes Scott College, Eddie's Attic


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Real nameArdene

LocationAtlanta, GA

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Member sinceSep 25, 2005

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