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About my libraryI borrow most books from the library. I LOVE the library! Library Thing is awesome too as it is great to see what others are reading and rating and thinking about and a great way to keep track of what I have read.

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FAVOURITE 2013
Fiction
Round House by Louise Erdrich
Life after Life by Kate Atkinson
TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Where'd you go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Non fiction
Eating Dirt by Charlotte Gill
Holloway by Robert Macfarlane
VB6 by Mark Bittman
Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

FAVOURITE 2014
Fiction
Burial Rites Hannah Kent
Swamp Angel Ethel Wilson (Canadian)
The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
Elegance of the Hedgehog Muriel Barbery
The Signature of All Things Elizabeth Gilbert

Non Fiction
Five Days at Memorial Sheri Fink
The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion Elizabeth Cline
Eating on the Wild Side Jo Robinson

FAVOURITE 2015
FIction
All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
Lila by Marilynne Robinson
The Jaguar's Children by John Vaillant
A tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Non fiction
Tracks by Robyn Davidson
Between the World and Me by Ta-Neshisi Coates
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
We should all be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker
Bill Peet Autobiography by Bill Peet
Being Wrong by Kathryn Schulz
10% Happier by Dan Harris

FAVOURITE 2016
Fiction
Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao- Junot Diaz
Hag-Seed Margaret Atwood
All Quiet on the Western Front-Erich Maria Remarque
My Name is Lucy Barton-Elizabeth Strout
English Creek-Ivan Doig

Non Fiction
Evicted Poverty and Profit in the American City- Matthew Desmond
Nordic Theory of Everything in Search of a Better Life-Anu Partanen
The River- Helen Humphreys
Big Magic- Elizabeth Gilbert
Toxic Oil- David Gillespie

FAVOURITES of 2017
Fiction
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Nutshell by Ian McEwan
Days without End by Sebastian Barry
The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield
The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Anderson

Non Fiction
Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story by Angela Saini
March 3 books by John Lewis Graphic Novels
The Shepherd's Life: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape by James Rebanks
The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

Best Cookbooks
Dorie's Cookies by Dorie Greenspan
Six Seasons by Joshua McFadden
A New Way to Bake by the Martha Stewart gang
Scratch: Home Cooking for Everyone Made Simple, Fun, and Totally Delicious by Maria Rodale
Sweet: Desserts from London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi

Very Honourable Mention
Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions byChimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 2018 Category Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, 75 Books Challenge for 2017, 75 Books Challenge for 2018, Booker Prize, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Canadian Bookworms, Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge, Canadian Literatureshow all groups

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Sebastian Barry, Margaret Wise Brown, Roz Chast, Junot Díaz, Nora Ephron, Timothy Findley, Adam Gopnik, Jane Hamilton, Ernest Hemingway, Barbara Kingsolver, Colum McCann, Ian McEwan, Alice Munro, Per Petterson, Michael Pollan, Bill Richardson, Marilynne Robinson, Kathryn Schulz, David Sedaris, Alexander McCall Smith, William Steig, Elizabeth Strout, Scott Turow (Shared favorites)

Favorite lists1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up, 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, 2016 Tournament of Books, 2017 Tournament of Books, 2018 Tournament of Books, 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist, Best Books of the 21st Century (So Far), Best Books Set in London, Best Children's Books You've Read, The Best of Canadian Literature, Books Read in 2015, Books Read in 2017, Books Read in 2018, CBC Books - Canada's 100 (+ bonus 10): Which have you read?, Favourite Books, Favourite Orange Prize contenders, The Guardian's 1000 Novels Everyone Must Read, Non-Fiction Worth Reading, A Novel Cure, Really Good Narrative Non-Fiction, Recommend the 20 best books you've read in the last five years, Top Five Books of 2013, Top Five Books of 2014, Top Five Books of 2016, Top Five Books of 2017, Wordless Books

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LocationComox B.C.

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Member sinceJul 18, 2011

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