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Member: sky34

CollectionsYour library (1,435), Currently reading (3), To read (249), Read but unowned (2), Favorites (40), All collections (1,435)

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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
Gasoline

Damn, that's six. OK, then.

Top Six Foods:

Butter Tarts (O Canada!)
Bread
Cheese
Bacon
Chocolate
Filet Mignon
Lobster

Math was never my forté.

Top however many TV Shows:

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

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:

The Canterbury Sisters - Kim Wright
Physics of the Impossible - Michio Kaku

Read in 2016:

The Golden Road - Lucy Maud Montgomery - 4.5 stars
Song of Achilles - Madeline Miller - 4.5 stars

Best Reads of 2015:

Fiction:

Ready Player One - Ernest Cline - 5 stars
A Northern Light - Jennifer Donnelly - 5 stars

Non-Fiction:

Furiously Happy - Jenny Lawson - 5 stars
Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert - 5 stars

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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 readingModern Romance by Aziz Ansari
Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel by Michio Kaku
Landfalls: A Novel by Naomi J. Williams

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