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Member: dorisdayrules

CollectionsYour library (2,513), L M Montgomery (4), All collections (2,517)

Reviews9 reviews

TagsCrime (922), Fiction (368), Fantasy (183), Excellent (152), Classic (100), Gardening (82), History Fiction (76), Cookery (63), History Non-fiction (53), Autobiography (51) — see all tags

MediaNot set (3), Book (2,513), Paper Book (2,451), Audiobook (4), Ebook (19), Other (1)

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About meComplete rewrite needed as accidentally deleted everything! Ho Hum! Have been reading forever - it is my sanctuary. Read everything from the back of the Cornflakes box to Dostoyevsky. Love LT but do not get as much time as I would like to browse it's endlessly fascinating contents. I also have a passion for bookbinding, cooking, theoretical gardening (no time for the practical unfortunately) and football (that's the soccer type to those west of our timeline) I'm a Millwall season ticket holder - have been since I was 13 and, for those of you who know about these things, we're not all mad, bad and dangerous to know!
I have a wonderful and thoroughly understanding partner (who doesn't mind the continual additions to the library), two wonderful children and soon to have a first grandchild.
In my spare time I also do 40+ hours a week as a Senior Underwriter.
If you were wondering about the Doris Day sign in, my Mum looks like DD and used to sing Que Sera to me when I was little - so very fond memories.

About my libraryEclectic mix - whatever takes my fancy at the time but have only recently come to the conclusion that life is far too short to complete a book that I am really not enjoying. Would, like every other LTer I'm sure, love a real library, with real library accoutrements - soft specific lighting, crackling log fire (can't be doing with the leather chair though, would have to be an M & S love seat), would like to do the dog bit too but have two old(ish) cats who wouldn't appreciate it, also must have a ladder, a spiral staircase and a gallery (don't want much do I!)

GroupsBBC Radio 3 Listeners, Books in Books, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, What Are You Reading Now?

Favorite authorsKate Atkinson, Jane Austen, Alan Bennett, Mark Billingham, Enid Blyton, Terry Brooks, Bill Bryson, A. S. Byatt, Edmund Crispin, Jasper Fforde, Elizabeth George, Elizabeth Goudge, Mo Hayder, Georgette Heyer, Reginald Hill, P. D. James, Donna Leon, Terry Pratchett, Malcolm Pryce, Robert Rankin, Peter Robinson, Dorothy L. Sayers, Karin Slaughter, Josephine Tey, Patricia Wentworth, Carlos Ruiz Zafón (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresFleet Bargain Bookstore, Foyles (old Charing Cross branch), Hatchards, Murder One, Persephone Books

Favorite librariesFleet Library, The London Library, Trinity College Library Dublin

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Real nameLynne

LocationFleet, Hampshire, UK

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceJul 27, 2007

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