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CollectionsYour library (1,445), Currently reading (2), To read (249), Read but unowned (2), Favorites (40), All collections (1,445)

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

Top Ten Writers:

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

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 Unseen World - Liz Moore
Barchester Towers - Anthony Trollope

Read in 2016:

Love Warrior - Glennon Doyle Melton - 4.5 stars
Truly, Madly, Guilty - Liane Moriarty - 2 stars
What Alice Forgot - Liane Moriarty - 4 stars
Dark Matter - Blake Crouch - 5 stars
The Warden - Anthony Trollope - 5 stars
After You - JoJo Moyes - 3 stars
Me Before You - JoJo Moyes - 5 stars (reread)
Martha's Vineyard: Isle of Dreams - Susan Branch - 5 stars
The Last Olympian - Rick Riordan - 4 stars
The Battle of the Labyrinth - Rick Riordan - 4 stars
The Titan's Curse - Rick Riordan - 4 stars
The Sea of Monsters - Rick Riordan - 4 stars
The Lightning Thief - Rick Riordan - 4 stars
First Comes Love - Emily Giffin - 2 stars
Heaven, Texas - Susan Elizabeth Phillips - 4.5 stars
Along the Infinite Sea - Beatriz Williams - 3 stars
American Sniper - Chris Kyle - 2.5 stars
Emily's Quest - L.M. Montgomery - 5 stars
Emily Climbs - L.M. Montgomery - 5 stars
Emily of New Moon - L.M.Montgomery - 5 stars
The Cure For Anything is Salt Water - Mary South - 2 stars
Modern Romance - Aziz Ansari - 2.5 stars
The Canterbury Sisters - Kim Wright - 2 stars
The Golden Road - Lucy Maud Montgomery - 4.5 stars
Song of Achilles - Madeline Miller - 4.5 stars

Want to read soon...

A Certain Age - Beatriz Williams
Lab Girl - Hope Jahren
The Girls
Smoke
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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, Bernice Thurman Hunter, 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 readingAlong the Infinite Sea by Beatriz Williams
The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The PEI Years, 1889-1900 by Mary H. Rubio

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