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Member: sky34

CollectionsYour library (1,403), Currently reading (2), To read (249), Read but unowned (2), Favorites (40), All collections (1,403)

Reviews3 reviews

TagsOwn (462), TBR (253), Chick Lit (156), Historical Fiction (117), Oakville (114), Library (72), 2007 (57), Childhood Favourite (51), 1990s (45), Favourite (40) — see all tags

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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.

Read in 2014:

Echo in the Bone - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars
Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty - 4.5 stars
A Breath of Snow and Ashes - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars (reread)
The Fiery Cross - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars (reread)
Divergent - Veronica Roth - 4 stars
Drums of Autumn - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars (reread)
House of Mirth - Edith Wharton - 5 stars (Librivox Audio, read by Elizabeth Klett)
My Wish List - Gregoire Delacourt - 3 stars
Voyager - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars (reread)
Excellent Women - Barbara Pym - 4 stars
The Countess Below Stairs - Eva Ibbotson - 3.5 stars
Cousin Phillis - Elizabeth Gaskell - 5 stars (Librivox Audio, read by Elizabeth Klett)
Wives and Daughters - Elizabeth Gaskell - 5 stars (Librivox Audio, read by Elizabeth Klett)
Dragonfly in Amber - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars (reread)
Three Wishes - Liane Moriarty - 3 stars
Outlander - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars (reread)

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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, Malcolm Gladwell, Deborah Harkness, Georgette Heyer, Sophie Kinsella, L. M. Montgomery, Sharon Kay Penman, Victoria Holt, J. K. Rowling, Marisa de los Santos, Edith Wharton, Beatriz Williams (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceSep 30, 2006

Currently readingAn Echo in the Bone: A Novel (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon
The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams

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