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Member: sky34

CollectionsYour library (1,429), Currently reading (3), To read (249), Read but unowned (2), Favorites (40), All collections (1,429)

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About meExpat Canadian, wife, mother, librarian, stitcher, INFJ.

Top Ten Writers:

L.M. Montgomery
Diana Gabaldon
Jane Austen
Brian Andreas
Malcolm Gladwell
J.K. Rowling
Dr. Seuss
Mary Oliver
L. Frank Baum
Laurie Halse Anderson

Top Five Smells:

Fresh Baby
Fresh Air after Rain
Fresh Tomatoes
Fresh Cut Grass
Fresh Baked Anything

Damn, that's six. OK, then.

Top Six Foods:

Butter Tarts (O Canada!)
Filet Mignon

Math was never my forté.

Top however many TV Shows:

Lark Rise to Candleford
House of Cards
Downton Abbey
How I Met Your Mother

Favorite Quotes:

"She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful & life was so short."
― Brian Andreas

"That love is all there is, is all we know of love" -Emily Dickinson

There are two types of people in the world, those who can extrapolate from incomplete data.

"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has strength, power and magic in it." -Goerthe

"When the day shall come that we do part," he said softly, and turned to look at me, "if my last words are not 'I love you'-ye'll ken it was because I didna have time.”
― Diana Gabaldon

"I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water." ~Elizabeth Gilbert

That's me in a nutshell.

"Help, I'm in a nutshell!!" - Austin Powers

About my libraryMy greatest dream is for an omniscient book fairy that can know how I would feel after reading every book in the world, to point me to my favorites. Alas, I only have LibraryThing. But, I'm not complaining, I love to explore. If you are like me, please message me your favorites.

Currently Reading:

Don't Have Your Baby In the Dory! - H. Gordon Green
One Tiny Thing - Beatriz Williams

Read in 2015:

Fairy Tale Girl - Susan Branch - 5 stars
Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert - 5 stars
Furiously Happy - Jenny Lawson - 5 stars
Armada - Ernest Cline - audio by Wil Wheaton - 4 stars
The Other Daughter - Lauren Willig - 4 stars
I Regret Nothing - Jennifer Lancaster - 2.5 stars
Life and Other Near-Death Experiences - Camille Pagan- 4 stars
Longbourne - Jo Baker - 4 stars
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (reread)- 5 stars
It Had to Be You - Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Audio)- 4 stars
The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah - 4 stars
Hyperbole and a Half - Allie Bosch - 3 stars
The Whole30 - Melissa Hartwig and Dallas Hartwig - 4 stars
Let's Pretend This Never Happened - Jenny Lawson - 4 stars
Torrent - Lisa T. Bergren - 3 stars
Cascade - Lisa T. Bergren - 3 stars
Waterfall - Lisa T. Bergren - 3.5 stars
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo - 4.5 stars
Go Set a Watchman - Harper Lee - 2 stars
To Kill a Mockingbird (reread) - Harper Lee - 3.5 stars
Royal Wedding - Meg Cabot - 3.5 stars
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zevin- 3.5 stars
The Story Girl (reread) - Lucy Maud Montgomery - 4 stars
Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy - 3.5 stars
The Blue Castle - L.M. Montgomery - 5 stars
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline - 5 stars
The Art Forger - B. A. Shapiro - 4.5 stars
That Summer - Lauren Willig - 4 stars
Roulette - Megan Mulry - 3.5 stars
The Secret Life of Violet Grant - Beatriz Williams - 4.5 stars
In Love Again - Megan Mulry - 3.5 stars
If The Shoe Fits - Megan Mulry - 4 stars
A Rural Affair - Catherine Alliott -4 stars
My Husband Next Door - Catherine Alliott - 4 stars
A Royal Pain - Megan Mulry - 4 stars
Yes Please - Amy Pohler - 3.5 stars
Orange is the New Black - Piper Kernan - 3.5 stars
Written in my Own Hearts Blood - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars

Books I want to read soon:

The Canterbury Sisters -
Along the Infinite Sea - Beatriz Williams - Nov
The Forgotten Room - Williams, Willig and White - Jan

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Groups75 Books Challenge for 2009, 888 Challenge, Book Nudgers, BookMooching, Early Reviewers, Historical Fiction, Librarians who LibraryThing, Read YA Lit, What Are You Reading Now?

Favorite authorsCatherine Alliott, Laurie Halse Anderson, Brian Andreas, Jane Austen, L. Frank Baum, Maeve Binchy, Orson Scott Card, Kelly Corrigan, Roald Dahl, Jennifer Donnelly, Diana Gabaldon, Elizabeth Gaskell, Emily Giffin, Elizabeth Gilbert, Malcolm Gladwell, Deborah Harkness, Georgette Heyer, Sophie Kinsella, Jenny Lawson, L. M. Montgomery, Sharon Kay Penman, Jean Plaidy, J. K. Rowling, Marisa de los Santos, Edith Wharton, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceSep 30, 2006

Currently readingThe Golden Road by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz Williams
Don't Have Your Baby in the Dory!: A Biography of Nurse Myra Bennett by H. Gordon Green

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