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About meExpat Canadian, wife, mother, librarian, stitcher, INFJ.
Top Ten Writers:
L. Frank Baum
Laurie Halse Anderson
Top Five Smells:
Fresh Air after Rain
Fresh Cut Grass
Fresh Baked Anything
Damn, that's six. OK, then.
Top Six Foods:
Butter Tarts (O Canada!)
Math was never my forté.
Top however many TV Shows:
Lark Rise to Candleford
House of Cards
How I Met Your Mother
"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.
Essentialism - Gary MacKeown
It Had to Be You - Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Armada - Ernest Kline
The Golden Road - Lucy Maud Montgomery
A Northern Light - Jennifer Donnelly
Read in 2015:
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo - 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 - 3.5 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 - 4 stars
Written in my Own Hearts Blood - Diana Gabaldon - 5 stars
Books I want to read soon:
The Other Daughter - Lauren Willig
One Tiny Thing - Beatriz Williams
The Nightingale - Kristen Hannah
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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, Jean Plaidy, J. K. Rowling, Marisa de los Santos, Edith Wharton, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig (Shared favorites)
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Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceSep 30, 2006
Currently readingThe Golden Road by Lucy Maud Montgomery