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CollectionsYour library (196), Wishlist (2), All collections (198)

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Tagsnon-fiction (14), fiction (7), Historical fiction (6), Biography/Memoir (6), Children's Literature (5), memoir (5), medical (5), beautiful illustrations (4), History (4), Humour (4) — see all tags

MediaBook (197), Paper Book (185), Audiobook (9), Ebook (3), Other (1), Printed music (1)

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About meI am a retired teacher, a birder, a gardener, a reader (yes!), technically challenged but learning (slowly!). I enjoy walking, taking photos, dabbling in artsy-crafty things but am master of nothing. I love music, cats, photography, documentary films, snail mail, baseball, and being out in nature. I like (well, ok, LOVE) chocolate and ice cream.

About my libraryMy taste in reading is all over the map. I love fiction, non-fiction, historical fiction, nature (gardening, bird, animal-related), humour, biography/autobiography/memoirs. I am not a big fan of mystery (only some, and only sometimes), and the only sci-fi I read is well-written time travel (think Jack Finney, Ken Grimwood, Darryl Brock). I do tend to read a lot of non-fiction and I'm also a huge audiobook fan. And I'm a primary school teacher so I have a soft spot for (and a pretty big collection of) children's books, especially those with wonderful illustrations.

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Groups75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, 75 Books Challenge for 2017, 75 Books Challenge for 2018, 75 Books Challenge for 2020, BookCrossers, BookCrossing 2018 Reduce MTBR and Other Challenges, BookCrossing 2019 Reduce MTBR and Other Challenges, Canadian Bookworms, For BookCrossers: reduce MTBR 2015 Challengeshow all groups

Favorite authorsDiane Ackerman, Elizabeth Berg, Geraldine Brooks, Bill Bryson, Tracy Chevalier, Pete Dunne, Diana Gabaldon, Malcolm Gladwell, Helene Hanff, Erik Larson, Reeve Lindbergh, Abraham Verghese, Susan Vreeland, Simon Winchester (Shared favorites)

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Real nameShelley

LocationToronto, Ontario, Canada

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Member sinceMar 31, 2013

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