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The Mayor of Casterbridge (Dover Thrift Editions) por Thomas Hardy

The Mill River Recluse: A Novel por Darcie Chan

Code Name Verity por Elizabeth E. Wein

Weird History 101 - Tales Of Intrigue, Mayhem, And Outrageous Behavior por John Richard Stephens

A Trick of Nature (Ballantine Reader's Circle) por Suzanne Matson

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew por Margaret Sidney

City of Girls: A Novel por Elizabeth Gilbert

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Acerca de míI am a book reader, cook, gardener, traveler, history professor, mother of two grown sons and 7 grandchildren, whom I adore. I want to down-size most things in my life because to maintain them anymore is exhausting. I taught American History 1877-modern day, World History 1700-modern day to high schoolers for 20 years. I am also an adjunct professor at a local university where I teach Western Civilization and the Holocaust, a course for which I wrote the curriculum. I have earned a B.S. in Social Studies Education from The Ohio State University, a M.A. in Social Sciences with an emphasis on modern history from Ohio University. and a Ph.D. (ABD) in modern history from American University.

I have yearly tickets to the ballet and also play tenor sax in a community band. I used to play in the bell choir at church (b and b-), until the director fell ill. We haven't got another yet, but I'm anticipating!

I LOATHE negative people and negativity. I have come to believe that a negative person wishes to be that way and they want everyone else to be as miserable as they are. I avoid them like the plague.

I love to decorate, especially during the holidays. I have collected nativity scenes for about 40 years and display them all.

Acerca de mi bibliotecaMy library is very eclectic leaning heavily towards history and historical fiction. I read a lot of classics and especially like Hardy, the Brontes, and my favorite author, George Eliot.

I am a hopeless bibliophile for which there is no cure. I have accepted my disease and so have those close to me.

I have finally come to terms with my ereader and my real books. The ereader was necessary in my down-sizing scheme. I am at peace.

Every year I read Evangeline, the greatest love story ever written.

Grupos2021 BIG FAT BOOK CHALLENGE, 2021 Category Challenge, 2022 Category Challenge, Birds, Birding & Books, Book Recommendations Requests, Classical Music, Cookbookers, Geeks who love the Classics, Historical Fiction, History Fansmostrar todos los grupos

Autores favoritosCharlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Pearl S. Buck, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Eliot, Diana Gabaldon, Margaret George, John Hagee, Stephen King, D. Lawrence-Young, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Colleen McCullough, James A. Michener, Tim O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard, George Orwell, Boris Pasternak, Gerald L. Posner, Laura Rahme, Lisa See, John Steinbeck, Jacqueline Susann, Lalita Tademy, Michael Wallace, Laura Ingalls Wilder, M. K. Wren (Favoritos compartidos)

Listas favoritasTop Five Books of 2013

MembresíaER. Primeros Reseñadores de LibraryThing/Sorteo entre Miembros

Nombre verdaderoTess

UbicaciónOhio- on 5 acres of heaven

Tipo de cuentapública

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Miembro desdeDec 17, 2010

Actualmente leyendoGone With the Wind por Margaret Mitchell
The Man From Berlin (A Gregor Reinhardt Novel) por Luke McCallin

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