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Collectionsbest books of 2014 (18), best books of 2013 (11), mad for historical fiction (41), favorite nonfiction (5), favorite audiobooks (20), best books of 2012 (25), best books of 2011 (33), best books of 2010 (31), Your library (1,122), Wishlist (8), Favorites (84), All collections (1,151)

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About me
I'm a 53 year old elementary school math specials teacher. I have always been an avid reader. I don't buy many books--I use my online search to hold books at my local library and every 2-3 weeks I go and restock! I read mostly literary fiction, contemporary fiction, historical fiction, dystopia, and the classics.

I've read every book cataloged here and since I can't keep them, I save favorite quotes and sometimes videos as a remembrance of the great impact these books have had upon my life. (Since switching to a Kindle for book entries in 2013 I've had to cut way back on reviews and quotes and comments.)
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Mr. Chipping from 'Mr. Chips': I thought I heard you saying it was a pity... pity I never had any children. But you're wrong. I have. Thousands of them. Thousands of them... and all boys. (and girls!)

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About my libraryMy ratings are meant as reminders for myself of how I "took" to the books and in no way do I wish to slander the writing of an author. We like what we like...
1 star -- godawful
1 1/2 stars -- waste of time
2 stars -- disappointing
2 1/2 stars -- meh
3 stars -- pretty good
3 1/2 stars -- engaging
4 stars -- loved it
4 1/2 stars -- wow
5 stars -- a perfect "Jenny" book!

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Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 40-Something Library Thingers, Booker Prize, Girlybooks, Historical Fiction, Non-Fiction Challenge / Journal, The Prizes, TinyCat

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, T. C. Boyle, Geraldine Brooks, Willa Cather, Jim Crace, Michael Cunningham, George Eliot, E. M. Forster, Jonathan Franzen, Thomas Hardy, Kazuo Ishiguro, Stephen King, Cormac McCarthy, Ian McEwan, Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Joyce Carol Oates, Stewart O'Nan, Philip Roth, Carol Shields, Lionel Shriver, Ali Smith, John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, Anne Tyler, Marianne Wiggins, Virginia Woolf (Shared favorites)

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Favorite librariesGwinnett County Public Library - Buford/Sugar Hill Branch

Favorite lists2015 Tournament of Books, 2016 Tournament of Books, Top Five Books of 2014

Homepagehttps://www.pinterest.com/gcplreader/a-happy-reader/

Real nameJenny

LocationAtlanta

Account typepublic, lifetime

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TinyCathttps://www.librarycat.org/lib/GCPLreader

Member sinceMay 2, 2009

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