Search miss_read's books

Random books from miss_read's library

Mill by David Macaulay

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

P.G. Wodehouse Short Stories by P.G. Wodehouse

Further Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin

The Encyclopedia of Seashells by Gary Rosenberg

The Inimitable Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

Search for a Living Fossil by Eleanor Clymer

Members with miss_read's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

miss_read's reviews

Reviews of miss_read's books, not including miss_read's

Helper badges

Author PicturesCover UploadingHelperWork CombinationCoverGuessBook Depocalypse

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.


Member: miss_read

CollectionsYour library (1,823), Currently reading (1), To read (565), Read but unowned (73), Favorites (42), All collections (1,896)

Reviews58 reviews

Tagsfiction (1,254), UK (622), England (496), tbr (462), nonfiction (451), children's (239), reference (234), humour (233), illustrated (209), 1950s (201) — see all tags

MediaNot set (90), Book (1,804), Paper Book (1,348), Ebook (13), Video Recording (1), Other (1)

Cloudstag cloud, author cloud, tag mirror

About meCurrently reading:

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

2015 Reading List
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Fourteen Fourteens by Violet Methley
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro (ABANDONED)
A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
Clara's Tale by Paul Péju
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters
A Perfect Spy by John le Carré
How to Be Both by Ali Smith
The Montana Stories by Katherine Mansfield
The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Chessmen by Peter May
The Lewis Man by Peter May
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Blackhouse by Peter May
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
Just Kids by Patti Smith
Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
Family Roundabout by Richmal Crompton
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance by M.C. Beaton
The Professor of Poetry by Grace McCleen
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

About my libraryMy library contains mostly fiction, with lots of women authors and mainly British authors. I love literature of the 1930s and '40s, especially if it's funny. I also own a good number of children's books, and have a special fondness for ones with beautiful illustrations.

GroupsBas Bleu, BBC Radio 4 Listeners, Best of British, Blitz Books: the WWII British Home Front, 1938 to 1945, Book Clubs, Brits, BritWit, Cornish books, Etiquette and Manners, IRATEshow all groups

Favorite authorsEdward Ardizzone, Jane Austen, Ludwig Bemelmans, E. F. Benson, Michael Bond, Elizabeth Bowen, Helen Bradley, Truman Capote, Laurie Colwin, Noël Coward, E. M. Delafield, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Elizabeth George, Margaret Halsey, Oscar Hijuelos, Elizabeth Jane Howard, Jerome K. Jerome, Molly Keane, W. P. Kinsella, Anne Lamott, Hugh Lofting, Katherine Mansfield, Armistead Maupin, Daphne du Maurier, George Du Maurier, Mary McCarthy, Ian McEwan, Christopher Morley, E. Nesbit, Mary Norton, Dorothy Parker, S. J. Perelman, Gwen Raverat, Ruth Rendell, Jean Rhys, Saki, Dorothy L. Sayers, David Sedaris, R. C. Sherriff, Dodie Smith, Julia Strachey, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Tey, Angela Thirkell, Dylan Thomas, James Thurber, Barbara Euphan Todd, John Kennedy Toole, Sue Townsend, Sarah Waters, Winifred Watson, Evelyn Waugh, Edith Wharton, T. H. White, Oscar Wilde, P. G. Wodehouse (Shared favorites)


Other favoritesHay Festival of Literature & the Arts


Also onFacebook

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameHelen

LocationCornwall, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/miss_read (profile)
/catalog/miss_read (library)

Member sinceOct 25, 2006

Currently readingGo Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 98,414,861 books! | Top bar: Always visible