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CollectionsRead and Kept (117), Read and Released (1,031), Currently reading (2), To read (14), All collections (1,164)

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Tagsaudio (403), fantasy (242), fiction (200), nonfiction (125), humor (125), ya (106), science fiction (96), young adult (67), memoir (62), thriller (52) — see all tags

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About meMy desk is remarkably difficult to find.

My reading preferences are as follows:
fiction - sci-fi, fantasy, litfic, humor, historical, thriller
nonfiction - science, math, non-military history
not interested - military books/novels, romance, westerns, most mysteries, maritime fiction

If you want to give me a gift, I'd love to read a book YOU loved or at least made you think.

About my libraryI *think* I have all my books imported here. My collections are as follows: "Read and Released" are books I've read but don't have anymore (BookCrossing, library, etc.); "Read and Kept" are books I've read and put back on the shelf. "To Read" and "Currently Reading" should be self-explanatory. I rarely keep books after reading them.

GroupsBookCrossers, Livejournalers, National Book Festival, Northern Virginia LibraryThingers

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Robert Asprin, Peter S. Beagle, Cornelia Funke, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Tove Jansson, Katherine Neville, Laurie Notaro, Mike Resnick, Carl Sagan, David Sedaris, Christopher Stasheff, H. G. Wells, Scott Westerfeld, Connie Willis (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites | Visited

Favorite bookstoresThe Book Thing of Baltimore, Inc.

Other favoritesKensington Day of the Book Festival, BC in DC - Bookcrossers of MD/DC/VA

Homepagehttp://melydia.zoiks.org

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Real namekate

LocationRockville, MD

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceOct 18, 2005

Currently readingThe Inventor and the Tycoon: The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball
This Idea Is Brilliant: Lost, Overlooked, and Underappreciated Scientific Concepts Everyone Should Know by John Brockman

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