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Member: Redthing

CollectionsYour library (570), Wishlist (298), Currently reading (21), Unread (261), Want to Read (59), Favorites (27), All collections (868)

Reviews89 reviews

TagsCat Completed (513), Mass Market Paperback (436), Unread (396), American Author (372), Science Fiction (253), Fantasy (210), Lv200 (142), Lv300 (124), 1980's (120), Lv100 (119) — see all tags

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About me"The creature you are about to witness is known as a "Redthing". Found on the coast of Antarctica, he likes books, video games, baseball, and, among other things, LibraryThing. Despite his cute, furry appearance, do not try to feed him, for he has fangs and really sharp claws that make you itch. You know, kinda like one of them really annoying papercuts. He is currently trying to get a Bachelors of Science in Biology, so you might approach the exhibit and see nothing. You might begin to believe that this zoo is of poor quality. You might also notice that the creature only manages only one book a month at times. Fear not; for he is not stupid, just really really busy. Honest."

About my library==========================================
My library is crammed into one small bookshelf and the shelves on my computer desk (Not now, I'm just too lazy to take new pictures). My favorite section of the bookstore is SF/Fantasy, which I have found to be quite an addictive genre.

Currently Reading:



Book Progress (Currently Reading):

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer: 56.9% (651/1143)
Atlas of World History by Patrick K. O'Brien: 26.9% (84/312)
The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Morgawr by Terry Brooks: 24.0% (100/415)
Through Wolf's Eyes by Jane Lindskold: 20.4% (120/586)
Understanding Physics by Isaac Asimov: 12.6% (93/735)
Narrative Technique: A Practical Course in Literary Psychology by Thomas H. Uzzell: 10.4% (52/499)
The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan: 0.0% (0/699)
Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany: 5.2% (46/879)
The Fundamentals of X-Ray and Radium Physics by Joseph Selman: % (/)

Books Read This Year: (Date, Book/Author, Pages, Reading Time)

1. Jan 17, 2012 Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (2001), 279p (4 Days)
2. Aug 16, 2012 Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (1985), 324p(11 Days)

Reading History (books/year)- [Pages]

2001: 9 [3,947]
2002: 15 [6,735]
2003: 3 [1,938]
2004: 7 [3,838]
2005: 2 [924]
2006: 27 [9,469]
2007: 40 [11,492]
2008: 50 [15,026]
2009: 8 [2,044]
2010: 9 [---]
2011: 2 [631]
2012: 1 [603]

Total: 165 [55,413]

60 Book Challenge, End Date: Dec 31, 2012
Total: 1/60 (0.0% Progress)

1001 Books To Read Before You Die: 15/1001 (1.5%)

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, 20-Something LibraryThingers, 50 Book Challenge, All Things Discworldian - The Guild of Pratchett Fans, Banned Books, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, Books that made me think, Combiners!, Dystopian novels, Early Reviewersshow all groups

Favorite authorsIsaac Asimov, Terry Brooks, Trudi Canavan, Ian Irvine, Brian Jacques, Terry Pratchett, J. K. Rowling, A. E. van Vogt (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Irving Mall, Borders - Lovers Lane, Half Price Books - East Northwest Highway, Half Price Books - Irving, Half Price Books - Lincoln Square, Half Price Books - North Dallas/Preston Road, Half Price Books - South Cooper

Favorite librariesIrving Public Library - Central Library, Irving Public Library - East Branch, Irving Public Library - Northwest Branch, Irving Public Library - Southwest Branch, Irving Public Library - Valley Ranch Branch

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Real nameMack

LocationIrving, Texas

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs http://www.librarything.com/profile/Redthing (profile)
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Member sinceOct 15, 2006

Currently readingThe Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Morgawr by Terry Brooks
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Inheritors by William Golding
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hello, need your opinion!
we are sharing the book of Zumdahl, Steven S. "chemistry", do you think the book will be suitable for undergraduate students (first year biology major)?
with appreciation to a quick answer, edna
Just read your review of LoTR/Fellowship of the Ring. Umm, can you tell me where that cave you're hiding in is? I might have to join you soon...
Oh joy, more books to save up for :D
DUDE! have you seen DUDE, have you seen http://www.meettheauthor.com/ this place?
I shall read all of these, and get back to you with my list. =] Ta!
You lucky man! I brought 3 books for £5 yestoday... and I got another 2 for £3... but that doesn't match yours, damn you >.>
You've told me this three, THREE times now!! =P If you're bored, read a book!
Holy cow, REdthing reviewed some books O_O I thought you hated doing that!
Lol, well, at least you're 3 books up on me, no?

And of course they don't have it. It's one of the best books in the world, and the second someone sees it BAM it's gone.
Faker!
Do my eyes decieve me? Redthing, showing pity? O.O

HELP! HELP! THE APOCALYPSE IS NIGH!
It was in referece to Root. From Arty F.

And you die 3 days after my birthday! >.>
R.I.P.
Everybody should like the Hobbit, it's a good book.
I used to read it at night, to combat insomnia.
Was the second lotr better than the first? =P
It is indeed the Good Stuff. =P Pleased you like 'em!
what?
I dont WANT to read more... some of the books I have are not listed on here... so THERE! lol
fine, dude it is...lol
(Dude! I'm like, a dudette... >.>) I have thought the same thing, but you either have to grin and bare it, or wikki the book and pawn it off on someone else. They prolly did exactly that with you!
That happens here, too, but do you see any books tagged as "unread"? nooooo.... lol ^^
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