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Greengage Summer por Rumer Godden

Fly Away Peter por David Malouf

Running for the Hills: Growing Up on My Mother's Sheep Farm in Wales por Horatio Clare

Moon Tiger por Penelope Lively

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban por Malala Yousafzai

Dragon, Dragon, and Other Tales por John Champlin Gardner

Playing for the Ashes por Elizabeth George

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Retired teacher and frustrated librarian. Getting a little freakier as time goes on.

At last, a life-time goal is close to accomplishment: I want to run out of life before I run out of books.


1. Mysteries, but only certain types. I especially appreciate mysteries with a good bit of humor, those set in schools of one kind or another, and those with a limited suspect list. I also enjoy exotic settings.

2. Personal essays, particularly those about books and reading;

3. Victorian novels, with a heavy emphasis on Anthony Trollope

4. William Faulkner

5. George Orwell


About ratings: Every author deserves an even chance at the first page, so I mentally rate all books at 2.5 stars, or dead average, before I read them.

I choose books fairly carefully (stop the unseemly laughter in the back, please), so many books get bumped up to a three; quite a few get to four stars, and a five star rating means I buttonhole strangers and say, "You must read this book!"

The occasional clinker does show up, or a book whose aesthetic, plot, or character development I can understand, but which I despise anyway.

Acerca de mi bibliotecaIt's big. The physical collection is big, the kindle ection is big, and the nook collection is big--altogether, fairly huge.

I'm trying, almost always in vain, to get the TBR section smaller than the I Just Bought This on Impulse section. I like things that are new, different, or oddball. My collection is both eclectic and Byzantine.

I usually avoid romances, dystopian novels, or thrillers, but am open to persuasion.

Grupos100 Books in 2021 Challenge!, 2013 Category Challenge, 2014 Category Challenge, 2020 BIG FAT BOOK CHALLENGE, 2021 BIG FAT BOOK CHALLENGE, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014mostrar todos los grupos

Autores favoritosLouis Auchincloss, Agatha Christie, Peter Dickinson, Michael Dirda, Arthur Conan Doyle, Peter Lovesey, Arona McHugh, Dorothy L. Sayers, Anthony Trollope, Barbara W. Tuchman, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf (Favoritos compartidos)

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UbicaciónBradenton FL

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Miembro desdeDec 28, 2008

Actualmente leyendoThe Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer Through Frost por Harold Bloom

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