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Member: papagena

CollectionsYour library (1,126)

Reviews29 reviews

TagsFantasy (365), Autographed books (198), Classic novels (161), YA (122), Mystery (105), Antiquity (91), Modern fiction (90), Science fiction (70), Poetry (47), Myth/legend (45) — see all tags

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About meI am a recent college graduate, currently working at an independent bookstore and teaching Latin to 40 students. My B.A. was in Classical Philology. I am a dedicated bibliophile who loves books with a deep and enduring devotion. I maintain a website, along with a friend, which features reviews of fantasy and sci-fi from both an artistic and Christian perspective.

About my libraryI enjoy reading a quite diverse variety of books; I'll read pretty much anything as long as it's well-written and not too kinky. My collection leans towards fantasy, mostly because I feel more justified in buying them - 'it's for the website!' I also really enjoy classic novels, particularly 19th-century ones. And I have a small collection of old language books, as well as some modern textbook-style ones. Other types of literature that I particularly enjoy (though they are not as well-represented on my shelf) include mysteries and young-adult lit.

GroupsAncient History, Christianity, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, FantasyFans, Hogwarts Express, Homer, the Trojan war, and pre-classical Greece, I Survived the Great Vowel Shift, Oregonians, Read YA Lit, Teachersshow all groups

Favorite authorsLloyd Alexander, Ray Bradbury, Charles Dickens, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Homer, Victor Hugo, Diana Wynne Jones, Stephen R. Lawhead, C. S. Lewis, Patricia A. McKillip, Robin McKinley, Rosemary Sutcliff, J. R. R. Tolkien, Connie Willis (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresPowell's City of Books (Portland), Waucoma Bookstore

Homepagehttp://www.refracted-light.net

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Real nameSasha Decker

LocationOR, U.S.A.

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceOct 6, 2006

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