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About meThe basics: Happily married for 31 years, two wonderful young adult sons. Reading :I've always loved to read - and I'll read the back of a cereal box if it comes to that! I've read a lot mysteries over the years -but a couple of years ago, one of my son's took a CanLit Course at UBC - and since the books were around the house , I read all of them -and thus my love of CanLit began. Over the past couple of years, my taste in reading has really changed towards Canlit and more literary books. Favourites for me lately have been the Kitchen House, The Book of Negroes, The Jade Peony, Cutting for Stone -but I confess - I still like a good mystery every now and then.

I love a good browse in a bookstore, chocolate and a nice cup of tea!

2011 Reading here - http://www.librarything.com/topic/128292
2012 Thread here - Part6/2012 http://www.librarything.com/topic/142824
2013 Reading thread here http://www.librarything.com/topic/154480

About my library 2014 Reading here



January

Plainsong by Ken Haruf 4.5 stars *
Eventide by Ken Haruf 4.5 stars*
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley 4.5 stars*

February
A Guide to Living with & Training a Fearful Dog By Debbie Jacobs 4 stars
For Today I Am A Boy by Kim Fu 4.5 stars
Juvenile Delinquent Dogs: The Complete Guide to Saving Your Sanity and Successfully Living with Your Adolescent Dog by Sue Brown 4 stars

March
A Corpse in the Koryo by James Church 3.5 stars
Benediction by Ken Haruf 4.5 stars *
The Tie That Binds by Ken Haruf 4 stars

April
Longbourn by Jo Baker 4 stars
Orphan Train: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline 3.8 stars
Road Ends by Mary Lawson 4.1 stars
Crow Lake by Mary Lawson 5 stars
Lives of the Family: Stories of Fate and Circumstance by Denise Wong 3.5 stars
Burial Rites: A Novel by Hannah Kent 4 stars

May
The Other Child by Charlotte Link 3.75 stars
The Undertaking by Audrey Magee 5 stars favorite!
Mine! A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs by Jean Donaldson 3 stars
The Watcher by Charlotte Link 3.6 stars
One Pair of Feet by Monica Dickens 3 stars

June
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri 4 stars
The Invention of Wings: A Novel by Sue Monk Kidd 4.75 stars
The New Woman: A Staggerford Novel by Jon Hassler 3.5 stars
Staggerford by Jon Hassler 3.5 stars
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena Anthony Marra 4 stars

July
Far Side Of The Sky by Daniel Kalla 3.5 stars
All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doerr 4.5 stars

August
Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson 4.5 stars* favourite!
Everything I Never Told You: A Novel by Celeste Ng 4.5*
Pastoral by Andre Alexis 4 stars

September
We Are Called to Rise: A Novel by Laura McBride 4.25 stars
Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey 4.25 stars
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash 4.5 stars
Watch How We Walk by by Jennifer LoveGrove 5 stars
Interference: A Novel by Michelle Berry 4 stars

October
The Rosie Effect #1 by Graeme Simsion 4 stars
All Saints by K.D. Miller 3 stars
The Soul of Discretion: Simon Serrailler by Susan Hill 5 stars*

November
Walt by Russell Wangersky 3.5 stars
Tamarind Mem by Anita Rau Badami 4 stars

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, Booker Prize, Canadian Bookworms, Canadian Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Challenge, Canadian Literature, CBC's Canada Reads Fans, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Orange January/Julyshow all groups

Favorite authorsKate Atkinson, Helen Dunmore, Karin Fossum, Kent Haruf, Darcie Friesen Hossack, P. D. James, Yejide Kilanko, Andrea Levy, Penelope Lively, Helen Simonson, Drew Hayden Taylor (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresChapters - Broadway and Granville

Favorite librariesRichmond Public Library - Brighouse (Main) Branch

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Currently readingThe Murder of Harriet Krohn by Karin Fossum
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A Novel by Rachel Joyce

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