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CollectionsYour library (2,249), Read (1,454), Read but unowned (492), Wishlist (279), To read (749), Currently reading (4), Audible (128), Kindle (1,101), Print (921), Library (362), Favorites (18), Loaned (1), Given away (159), All collections (3,016)

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MediaNot set (25), Book (2,990), Paper Book (2,725), Audiobook (24), Ebook (214), Video Recording (1), DVD (1)

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About meGifted. Geeky. SuperMom (?). Wife. Book lover. Soccer fan. Lego addict. Music lover. Sherlockian. Minecrafter.

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About my libraryMy library is a record of books that I have read (owned and unowned) and books on my shelf that I have not yet read. My wishlist is books that I want to read but do not yet own. I am also keeping track of books that I read with my two sons, and the books that they own.

I am very slowly going back to add books that I have read in the past. My current books are recorded, but it is taking some time to add books prior to 2010. I have always been a voracious reader, and I know that over the years I have read many, many more books than I have listed. As I never kept track, it is difficult to remember particular books unless they made a lasting impression.

My library contains mainly mystery with some science fiction/fantasy thrown in. I particularly enjoy British mysteries and dystopian science fiction. I also have a lot of children's books and now young adult books that I enjoy with my 2 sons. I am trying to catch up on the classics that I was not required to read in school, and am also adding some fiction best-sellers to the mix.

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Groups50-Something Library Thingers, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, Agatha Christie, Amazon's Kindle, Anglophiles, Atheism and humanismshow all groups

Favorite authorsIsaac Asimov, M. C. Beaton, Rhys Bowen, Alan Bradley, Orson Scott Card, Agatha Christie, Jasper Fforde, Elizabeth George, Elly Griffiths, Martha Grimes, Reginald Hill, Laurie R. King, Peter Lovesey, George R. R. Martin, Ayn Rand, J. K. Rowling, Dorothy L. Sayers, J. R. R. Tolkien (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBook Loft, Half Price Books - Carriage Place, Village Book Shop

Favorite librariesColumbus Metropolitan Library - Dublin Branch, Columbus Metropolitan Library - Main Branch, Northwest Library

Favorite listsBest Science Fiction Novels, Big Reading List of Dystopian and Apocalyptic Literature, Books Read in 2012 (Numbered), Books Read in 2013, Books Read in 2014, Books Read in 2015, Books Read in 2016, Books to Read Next

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Real nameRobin

LocationDublin, OH

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Member sinceDec 8, 2010

Currently readingThe Once and Future King by T. H. White
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz M.D.
Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night (Grantchester) by James Runcie
Gregor And The Curse Of The Warmbloods (Underland Chronicles, Book 3) by Suzanne Collins

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