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About meI'm a one time Classics Professor turned Stay-at-Home Mom/Lady of Leisure. I have a great love for books, naturally, and also lists. Lists of books are right up there for me (I have more than a few books that are lists of books, and I have a feeling that I'm not alone in this here). I have to admit that I'm a bit shy about becoming 'public.' I'm nervous about others looking at my books - is that weird? Anyway, I also love sewing and knitting, watching bad B-horror films, and I quite enjoy teaching as well. However, I'm not fond of talking about myself, so I'll just end this here.

What I'm reading now:
-Crime and Punishment (books by year)
-Boy with a Pack (Newbery Honor Book)
-The Name of the Wind (SFF Awards list)
-The Treasure of Green Knowe (Charlie's bed-time book)
-Nicholas Nickleby (audiobook)
-The Fifth Elephant (Discworld read)
-All the Crooked Saints (Read Soon! Shelves)

Books On Deck:
-Read It and Weep (series read with my mom)
-The Two Gentleman of Verona (Shakespeare re-read)
-Lolita (Banned Books)
-The Man Who Was Thursday (The Green Dragon 1001 Fantasy)
-Lincoln (U.S. Presidential Challenge)
-Next of Kin (Boyne bibliography)
-(unread book from my shelves)
-The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More (from my Read Soon! Shelves)
-Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (Buddhist reading list)

In addition to these, I have some classics-related texts that I'm working through (quite slowly):
-Asinaria by Plautus (reading in Latin)
-Iliad by Homer (reading in Greek)
-Latin Literature by Gian Biagio Conte
-The Cambridge History of Classical Literature Volume 1 Part 1

About my libraryThis catalog includes both my books and my husband's, which explains the science/humanities mix. As much as I'd like to claim polymath status, those physics books nearly got tagged under 'magic', since that's my general assessment of their contents (For example, here's an actual snippet of conversation between my husband and me: "How do you think magnets work?" My answer: "Magic?").

Groups2018 Category Challenge, 2019 Category Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2008, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015show all groups

Favorite authorsWilliam W. Batstone, Michael Chabon, David Eddings, Stephen Fry, Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Christopher Moore, Hunter S. Thompson, Simon Winchester (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresFrugal Muse, River Lights 2nd Edition

Favorite librariesColumbus Metropolitan Library - New Albany Branch, Mary E. Babcock Library, Platteville Public Library, Schreiner Memorial Library


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Real nameAmber Scaife

LocationColumbus, OH

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Member sinceMay 29, 2007

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