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CollectionsYour library (1,971), Xcellent Liberry Reads (2), Culled (98), All collections (2,076)

Reviews83 reviews

Tagshc/dj/1/1 (836), mystery (337), history (269), british (231), illustrated (223), vintage (211), texas (207), thriller (182), signed (157), historical (133) — see all tags

MediaNot set (80), Book (1,983), Paper Book (1,695), Audiobook (3), Ebook (3), Sound Recording (1), Video Recording (7), DVD (2), VHS (1), Other (5), Map (2)

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About meRetired from a 45-year career arc comprising overlapping stints as a corporate flak (20+ years); professional interactive performer, instructor, dramaturge for both of Texas' two largest renaissance festivals, and on-staff promotions director for one of them (25+ years); and in-home eldercare provider specializing in Alzheimer's (10+ years). What a long, strange trip it's been, but I'm still having fun.

About my libraryIt's known as "Miz Ellen's Infamous Library of Sleazy Pop Fiction and Scholarly Suspect References" amongst my more literarily inclined friends. But guess where they all come first when they're jonesin' for a good read...

GroupsBook Care and Repair, Book Collectors, Cats, books, life is good., Houstonians, Rice University, Texans Who LibraryThing, Texas History

Favorite authorsSusan Wittig Albert, Janet Arnold, Rita Mae Brown, Dick Francis, Georgette Heyer, Eva Ibbotson, Stuart MacBride, Dorothy L. Sayers, Anne Rivers Siddons, David Weber (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBecker's Books, Brazos Bookstore, Half Price Books - Kirby/Rice Village, Half Price Books - Montrose, Half Price Books - Westheimer/Kirkwood, Kaboom Books -, Murder By The Book, River Oaks Bookstore

Favorite librariesHouston Public Library - Central, Houston Public Library - Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library, Houston Public Library - Heights Neighborhood Library, Houston Public Library - Looscan Neighborhood Library

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Real nameEllen L Horr

LocationHouston, TX

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 5, 2006

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