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Collections2018 (40), 2017 (49), Your library (1,609), To read (240), Currently reading (1), Giveaway (5), 2016 (104), 2015 (117), 2014 (73), 2013 (79), 2012 (96), 2011 (66), 2010 (121), Kindle (252), ebook (55), Children's picture book (7), Fast read (31), Audiobook (305), Favorites (57), Didn't finish (20), mp3 (52), Read but unowned (1,105), Wishlist (7), Nonfiction (26), All collections (1,734)

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About meThe earliest books I remember reading myself and loving were the Bobbsey Twin series and a series of animal books by Thornton Burgess. A Swiss Family Robinson by Johan David Wyss was my very favorite children's book for forever. Must read children's books disovered as as adult are Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch, A Wrinkle in Time series by ... Madeline L'Engle and The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster.
Nowadays I mostly read mysteries, including Jonathan Kellerman and Kathy Reichs, along with (where do I start?) Peter Bowen, Lee Child, C.J. Box, Robin Cook, Tess Gerritsen, Kate Wilhelm, Marcia Muller, John Sanford. I love to listen to audiobooks by Robert B. Parker and Janet Evanovich. My non-mystery favorites are Jodi Picoult, Elizabeth Berg, and Jacqueline Mitchard. Recent favorite read are The Soul of a Horse, by Joe Camp; The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer; and The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson. Don't have a very large personal library considering my 40 career library asa librarian. Mostly checked books out from libraries.

About my libraryDon't really have much of a personal library--use the public library for just about everything.

Groups100 Books in 2016 Challenge, Audiobooks, Cheeseheads of Wisconsin (COW), Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Girlybooks, Librarians who LibraryThing, Scandinavian detectives and thrillers

Favorite authorsElizabeth Berg, James Lee Burke, Harlan Coben, Jennifer Crusie, Janet Evanovich, Elizabeth George, Mark Haddon, Carl Hiaasen, Tony Hillerman, P. D. James, Jonathan Kellerman, Stieg Larsson, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Anne Perry, Jodi Picoult, Anna Quindlen, Kathy Reichs, John Sandford, Marisa de los Santos, Anita Shreve, Carolyn Wall, Minette Walters, Kate Wilhelm, Jacqueline Winspear (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceJul 19, 2007

Currently readingBellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia

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