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CollectionsYour library (1,074), Wishlist (182), Currently reading (1), All collections (1,254)

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About meI'm such a book nerd, I work in publishing. I do most of my reading during my commute (thank goodness for mass transit). I just love reading. I am always looking forward to the next book. I love words, etymology, grammar, puns, etc. I'm so far gone, I swear.

In that same vein, I am always looking forward to my next meal. I love to eat and cook. That is my other hobby. I also have seven cats that are THE BEST company for my love of reading. I am an atheist, married, from PA Dutch country, and 6 feet tall. I participate in two book groups. That about sums me up.

GroupsCats, books, life is good., Girlybooks, Happy Heathens, Hogwarts Express, Humor, I Love Jane Austen, Literary Cuisine, Pedants' corner, Reading Globally, Wine

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Julia Child, Lee Child, Helene Hanff, Norton Juster, W. P. Kinsella, J. R. Moehringer, Ann Patchett, Louise Penny, Mary Roach, J. K. Rowling, Jane and Michael Stern, Molly Stevens, Anne Tyler, Patricia Volk, Markus Zusak (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBook Nook Bookstore, Daedalus Books & Music - Columbia, National Building Museum Shop, National Gallery of Art - Concourse Bookstore, Politics and Prose

Favorite librariesPrince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) - Laurel

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

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Member sinceNov 6, 2007

Currently readingThe Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

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