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CollectionsYour library (2,227), Wishlist (8), Currently reading (1), To read (4), Read but unowned (3), All collections (2,286)

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Tagsfiction (862), non fiction (558), mystery (317), series (286), romance (173), 18th century (125), England (125), textiles (120), history (118), knitting (103) — see all tags

MediaNot set (22), Book (2,263), Paper Book (2,112), Audiobook (11), Ebook (45), Other (1), Calendar (1)

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About meI have been reading since I was 4 and consider the gift of reading the greatest thing I have ever been given by my mother. Co-wrote the Images of America book "Trenton." Revolutionary War reenactor. Knitting and reading addict. Cannot go to sleep at night without reading. Cannot go anywhere without something to knit and a book to read.

About my libraryEclectic. Revolutionary War, 18th century clothing and recipes, bread baking, knitting, needlepoint, embroidery and crewel work, art, especially of the 18thc, children's literature, gardening, vampires, business management, mysteries, romances, classics, popular novels, biographies, some science fiction, cookbooks...

Not very far on the 1001 Books List. Sometimes you get stuck on a great author; sometimes you get put off by the description in the book. Some I have made my way through, with joy, trepidation, determination or for the grade:

A Christmas Carol; A Farewell to Arms; A Prayer for Owen Meany; All Quiet on the Western Front; Anna Karenina; Around the World in Eighty Days.
Babbitt; Brave New World; Brideshead Revisited.
Camilla; Cannery Row; Cecelia; Clarissa; Confederacy of Dunces.
David Copperfield; Delta of Venus; Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.
Emma and Evalina.
For Whom the Bell Tolls.
Gone With the Wind.
Interview with the Vampire.
Jane Eyre.
Lady Chatterley's Lover; Like Water for Chocolate; Little Women; Look Homeward Angel; Love in the Time of Cholera.
Mansfield Park; Memoirs of a Geisha; Moll Flanders.
Nineteen Eighty Four; Northanger Abbey.
One Hundred Years of Solitude; Orlando;
Pamela; Persuasion; Possession; Pride and Prejudice.
Ragtime; Rebecca.
Sense and Sensibility; Smilla's Sense of Snow.
Tender is the Night; Thank You Jeeves.
The Castle of Otranto; The Cider House Rules; The Color Purple; The English Patient; The Godfather; The Grapes of Wrath; The Great Gatsby; The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy; The Hobbit; The Hound of the Baskervilles; The Hours; The House of the Spirits; The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul; The Lord of the Rings; The Old Man and the Sea; The Once and Future King; The Picture of Dorian Gray; The Razor's Edge; The Shipping News; The Sun Also Rises; The Virgin in the Garden; The World According to Garp.
To Kill A Mockingbird.
War and Peace.

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Groups1001 Books to read before you die, American Revolution & Founding Fathers History, Bookcases: If You Build/Buy Them, They Will Fill, E. F. Benson, Historical Fiction, Knitters Inc., Romance - from historical to contemporary

Favorite authorsLouisa May Alcott, Nancy Atherton, Jane Austen, Linda Baumgarten, Linda Berdoll, Cat Bordhi, Jill Conner Browne, Bill Bryson, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Fanny Burney, Nancy Bush, Cathleen Crown, R. F. Delderfield, William M. Dwyer, Mary Engelbreit, Janet Evanovich, David Hackett Fischer, Dick Francis, Cornelia Funke, Diana Gabaldon, Elizabeth George, Beth Gilgun, Hannah Glasse, Charlaine Harris, Ernest Hemingway, Georgette Heyer, Mollie Katzen, Harper Lee, Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins, Joseph Plumb Martin, Daphne du Maurier, Holly A. Mayer, Peter Mayle, David McCullough, Sally Melville, Stephenie Meyer, Katherine Neville, Cheryl Oberle, Thomas Paine, Christopher Paolini, Elizabeth Peters, Sally A. Queen, Leigh Radford, Anne Rice, Samuel Richardson, Mara Riley, Cokie Roberts, Irma S. Rombauer, J. K. Rowling, Richard Rutt, Dorothy L. Sayers, David Sedaris, Maggie Sefton, Anya Seton, William Shakespeare, Bertrice Small, Amy Tan, J. R. R. Tolkien, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, William Woys Weaver, Elizabeth Zimmerman, Elizabeth Zimmermann (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Hamilton, Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Market Fair, Classics

Favorite librariesNew Jersey State Law Library, Princeton University - Firestone Library, The David Library of the American Revolution, Trenton Free Public Library - Main Library

Other favoritesBryn Mawr-Wellesley Annual Book Sale

Homepagehttp://www.fkfqwc.wordpress.com

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LocationTrenton, NJ

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Member sinceMay 5, 2007

Currently readingTokens of Love: Quaker Pinballs by Erica Uten

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