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About meAn office manager with a love of books. I read quite a bit and am always picking up new stories and novels, even though my "must read" stack continues to grow larger and larger. I'm a fan of world literature (Japanese, Spanish), horror/ghost stories, LGBT literature and sometimes the hardcore stuff that we were supposed to read in college. Some of my stories have recently appeared in: "First Time Dead 2", "Fear, Volume 1", "Before Plan 9: Plans 1-8 from Outer Space", "Queer Fish Volume 2", and "Monster Gallery".

About my libraryI tend to read quite a bit of world as well as LGBT literature so my shelves are filled with the likes of John Rechy, Yukio Mishima, Phil Rickman, and J. M. Coetzee, to name just a few. I'm also a fan of horror novels -- specifically ghost stories--so I own volumes of Algernon Blackwood, Ambrose Bierce, Stephen King, Shirley Jackson and many others. I also like the hardcore lit.: Dante's "The Divine Comedy," Bocaccio's "The Decameron," and so on.

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2017, 75 Books Challenge for 2018, 75 Books Challenge for 2019, 75 Books Challenge for 2020, 75 Books Challenge for 2021, 75 Books Challenge for 2022

Favorite authorsJames Baldwin, Ray Bradbury, Agatha Christie, J. M. Coetzee, Sharon Creech, Joseph Hansen, Ernest Hemingway, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, Nella Larsen, H. P. Lovecraft, Guy de Maupassant, Yukio Mishima, David Moody, Toni Morrison, Walter Mosley, Haruki Murakami, Nnedi Okorafor, Oliver Pötzsch, John Rechy, Steven Rowley, Dan Simmons, John Steinbeck, Sigrid Undset, Jeanette Winterson, JY Yang, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresDark Delicacies, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Skylight Books

Favorite librariesHuntington Beach Public Library - Central Library, Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach Public Library - Alamitos Neighborhood Library

Favorite listsBest Horror Books

LocationLong Beach, CA

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Member sinceFeb 20, 2006

Currently readingThe Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass by Stephen King
The Unspoken Name (The Serpent Gates Book 1) by A. K. Larkwood
The Second Deadly Sin (A Rebecka Martinsson Investigation (2)) by Asa Larsson
The Unknown Guest by Maurice Maeterlinck

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