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CollectionsRead and Kept (107), Read and Released (733), Currently reading (17), To read (14), All collections (871)

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Tagsaudio (249), fantasy (203), fiction (157), science fiction (88), humor (81), ya (71), young adult (65), nonfiction (50), thriller (44), memoir (39) — see all tags

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About meMy desk is remarkably difficult to find. Other than some unusual hobbies (Markeroni, BookCrossing) I'm rather ordinary.

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.

GroupsBloggers, BookCrossers, Deviant Artists, For BookCrossers: Reduce MTBR Challenge 2014, LibraryThing Challenges, Livejournalers, National Book Festival, Northern Virginia LibraryThingers, Washington, DC

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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LocationCentreville, VA

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Member sinceOct 18, 2005

Currently readingLyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman
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Doctor Who: The Clockwise Man by Justin Richards
The Lynne Truss Treasury: Columns and Three Comic Novels by Lynne Truss
The Marriage Plot: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
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