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CollectionsYour library (1,192), Wishlist (1), Currently reading (91), To read (1), Read but unowned (1,019), Favorites (15), All collections (1,197)

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Tagsmystery (302), fantasy (209), own (164), read in 2007 (133), read in 2006 (117), Book on CD (107), read in 2008 (100), read in 2009 (85), gay (78), architecture (62) — see all tags

MediaNot set (11), Book (1,183), Paper Book (1,000), Audiobook (143), Sound Recording (3), CD sound recording (3)

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About meI am a librarian by profession and a self-professed book-a-holic. I have been reading voraciously since I was 10. I usually have about three books going at any given time. Also, I have no qualms about not finishing a book I do not like. Life is too short to read bad books!

About my libraryI am using LibraryThing to record everything that I have read. Due to a few moves, I have had to substantially reduce the number of books I own. However, I still want to keep track of what I have read and my thoughts regarding the book. I also keep track of my 'to read' list here. Everything is tagged appropriately. For books that I have read in the last few years, I have added a date tag.

Included here are books, books on CD and some music CD's. My primary reading interests are fantasy, mystery and biography.

GroupsChildren's Fiction, Librarians who LibraryThing, Unitarian Universalist Readers

Favorite authorsM. C. Beaton (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBarbara's Bookstore - Oak Park, Borders - Oak Park, Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Left Bank Books, Magic Tree Bookstore, The Book Table

Favorite librariesOak Park Public Library - Main Library, Oak Park Public Library - Maze Branch

Other favoritesFriends of the Oak Park Public Library Annual Book Fair

LocationOak Park, IL

Account typepublic

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Member sinceSep 28, 2005

Currently readingThe Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Patrick M. Lencioni
The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant
The brief history of the dead by Kevin Brockmeier
Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea by Nancy Atherton
Against the Brotherhood by Quinn Fawcett
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