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CollectionsYour library (920), Wishlist (151), To read (156), Read but unowned (347), Favorites (75), All collections (1,465)

Reviews216 reviews

TagsLost in old home (47), Duplicate paperback (18), Almost totally worn and destroyed (11), Worn (7), Duplicate (6), Hardback (2), Coverless and backless (2), Aged so much it's falling apart (1) — see all tags

MediaNot set (2), Book (1,463), Paper Book (1,357), Audiobook (20), Ebook (85)

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About meA small town guy who loves books and loves to write.

Fell in love with books as a child and collected so many in 1995-1999 it was crazy. Unfortunately my living situation was bad, cramped, and I was raised by hoarders with no appreciation for proper bookcase use. One month in 2015 the roof went off and rain came in, a lot of damage happened, and my heart was broken.

I saved what I could, which was a lot more than I thought it was, and in 2017 came a new hope. I've been rebuilding since then and it's slow and uneasy, but it's something. I've come to appreciate all the books I have more and more, some of which may be trash, but some of which have been with me for a long long time now.

I'll read just about anything that's not political, and I adore children and teen books for being more flexible, many adult novels are simply too serious, though I will still read them. I was raised on horror, murder, mystery, and supernatural, and I do so love animal books.

As it's happened on Goodreads, I feel I must finish off with a little self-plugging, I suppose. If you are a self-publishing author or someone who wants more reviews, you can usually hit me up and I'll manage my schedule or give some input. I'm always interested in budding writers.

About my libraryMy library is a combination of books sent to me by friends, bought by my spouse on outings, and random things I pick up of my favorite authors or someone new I might be interested in.

It is my spouse's dream to one day build a library of their own and I hope one day we can achieve such a thing. For now the mailed over boxes we receive and the "haul" we make from antique and small town shops is a start.


Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, Richard Adams, K. A. Applegate, Swati Avasthi, Avi, Aaron Blabey, Ray Bradbury, Childcraft, David Clement-Davies, Michael Crichton, Ashleigh D.J. Cutler, Colin Dann, Cara Dee, Howie Dewin, Nancy Etchemendy, David Feldman, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen Hopkins, Iris Johansen, Richard Kennedy, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Chris Kurtz, Lois Lowry, John Bemelmans Marciano, Edgar Allan Poe, Ayn Rand, Philip Reeve, Robert Ross, Louis Sachar, Todd Strasser, Carlene Thompson, Vivian Vande Velde, Ursula Vernon, Bill Wallace, Patricia C. Wrede, Suzanne Wright (Shared favorites)

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Member sinceOct 15, 2019

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