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Pirkkala, Pirkanmaa Finland

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Wednesday, March 24, 2004

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Recent Book Activity


Statistics


4 weeksall time

books registered:0428
released in the wild:0220
controlled releases:00
releases caught:072
controlled releases caught:00
books found:0179
tell-a-friend referrals:0315
new member referrals:011
forum posts:0980

Stats are updated every few minutes.


Extended Profile



One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. ― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

CatharinaL (aKa CL)

A reader and a Sunday poet, I love literature and grab a book whenever & wherever I can.

I most often read in my native Finnish, but also in English, French, Swedish, and Esperanto; less in other languages. Originals and translations. Poetry, prose, drama, comics, non-fiction. Genres aside, I'm sold on subtle twists of humor. And hey—I'm always willing to explore.

Bookcrossing continues to introduce me to genres and authors outside my usual scope. I'd love to hear from fellow bookcrossers, the literati and the cognoscenti—feel free to PM me if there's anything on my bookshelf that catches your eye.

Reading and writing book reviews is my guilty pleasure, and journal entries are by far my favorite feature on bookcrossing.com. I have no demands concerning the books I've passed on, but I would tremendously like to see them journaled with a bit of personality!

I like to keep track of what I read (see my Books Read list below). I also hope listing the books will eventually motivate me towards more organized reading. This year, I'll be continuing my quest through children's literature... yet hoping to squeeze in a variety of other genres as well.

My Wish List consists of out-of-print books, new publications that haven't come my way yet, as well as long-lost childhood favourites. I update my list regularly and wish to hug all the wonderful people who have fulfilled my wishes either via book swapping or RABCKing.

The Tampere BCers meet fortnightly. For meetup dates, any changes in the schedule, or other important notices, please see the Finnish Forum.


Catch Rate of My True Wild Releases: < 29%
Wild Books I Have Found: 58
Countries to Which I've Sent BC Books: Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Switzerland, UK, USA
Countries from Which I've Received BC Books: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Switzerland, UK, USA
Locations outside Pirkkala in Which I've Wild Released BC Books: Estonia, Russia, USA;
In Finland: Helsinki, Tampere, Kokemäki, Juupajoki, Mänttä, Orivesi, Kangasala, Pälkäne, Ruovesi, Virrat, Ylöjärvi, Kuru, Kankaanpää, Lempäälä, Hattula, Akaa, Valkeakoski, Vammala, Parainen, Lappeenranta


Recent reading/release challenges:
I participated in Paberiliim's LaNu challenge for children's literature (closed September 30, 2013)
I participated in erpax's I have never... challenge (closed September 1, 2013)
I participated in Lii5a's language challenge (closed April 2, 2013).
Recent reading/release challenges organized by me: Oikeita käsiä ja vähän vasempiakin (closed May 31, 2013)


BOOKS READ OR BEING READ IN 2015

[Total: 38 items to date; * signifies re-reading]

Bertagna, Julie, Kuupoika tulee apuun [Clumsy Clumps and the Baby Moon]
Blyton, Enid, SOS ei anna periksi [Good Work, Secret Seven]
Blyton Enid, SOS ja koiravaras [Shock for the Secret Seven]
Crozon, Alain, Trop peur!
Dickins, Rosie, Taideaarteita lapsille [The Children's Book of Art]
Dinosaurologia: Kadonnutta maailmaa etsimässä
Dunbar, Joyce, Taikalimonadi [Magic Lemonade]
Feiring, Sami, Lyhyesti sanomisen taide
Forde, Patricia, Sammakot eivät pidä lohikäärmeistä [Frogs Do Not Like Dragons]
Hergé, Kultasaksinen rapu [Le crabe aux pinces d'or]*
Hergé, Salaperäinen tähti [L'étoile mysterieuse]*
Hergé, Tintti ja Picarot [Tintin et les Picaros]*
Jalo, Merja, Kuutamoratsastus
Jäntti, Riikka, Toivo ja hirveä hämähäkki
Kallioniemi, Tuula, Karoliina ja lentävä reppu
Kallioniemi, Tuula, Karoliina ja nokkela Neema
Kallioniemi, Tuula, Karoliina ja oikukas uni
Kallioniemi, Tuula, Konsta ja näkymätön Niklas
Kallioniemi, Tuula, Konsta, talenttitähti
Korolainen, Tuula, Aapo ja hirmuinen Hilda
Korolainen, Tuula, Kissa kissa kissa
Koski, Mervi, Suomalaisia haltijoita ja taruolentoja
McCall Smith, Alexander, Akimbo ja norsut [Akimbo and The Elephants]
Millard, Anne, Maailman pyramidit [The Best-Ever Book of Pyramids]
Norman, David, Dinosaurukset [A Discovery Guide: Dinosaurs]
Notre Damen kellonsoittaja: Patsaat pulassa
Nuotio, Eppu, Papupiilokas. Ötökkäriimejä
Pelliccioni, Sanna, Onni-poika saa uuden ystävän
Prasadam-Halls, Smriti, Ritari Nestorin tarinat [Norman the Naughty Knight]
Puttock, Simon, Simppa uskaltaa
Puuha-Pete: Puuha-Peten työt
Rowling, J.K., Harry Potter ja salaisuuksien kammio [Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets]
Stevns, Gretha, Susy selvittää kaiken*
Suuri lastenlaulukirja
Vitaliano, Fausto, Sudenpentujen käsikirja: juhlapainos [The Woodchuck Scouts Handbook]
Watterson, Bill, Lassi ja Leevi: Juhlakirja 6
Widmark, Martin, Lasse-Maijan etsivätoimisto: Uimahallin arvoitus
Young, Selina, Iso Koira ja Pikku Koira lentämässä [Big Dog and Little Dog Go Flying]



RINGS AND RAYS I'VE PARTICIPATED IN SINCE 2004:

Nainen ja kuningas
Satuhyrrä
Apinatarha
Glömp 9
Eebenpuu
Tanssiaiset
Rexi on homo ja opettajat hullui
Mandala Colouring Book
Taide-suomi-sanakirja
Embroideries
Lintu pulpetissa
Unikirja
Isoäitini eroottiset kansantarinat
Dude, Where's My Country?
Everyman
On Beauty
Viimeiset
Antikrista
Pärstäkerroin
Lyhyt kantama
Mitä minä teen täällä?
Tyhmyyden ensyklopedia
Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d'une femme
The Penelopiad
Punainen erokirja
Glömp 7
Black Rain
Why Read the Classics?
Dictionary of the Khazars
The Importance of Being Earnest
A Woman of No Importance
The Capture of Attu
Kafka on the Shore
The Line of Beauty
Jane Austen -lukupiiri
The Swimming-Pool Library
Gyn/Ecology: Metaethics of Radical Feminism
Unique Item
A Void
Péplum
Slaughter-house Five
Phaic Tan
Molvania
Oracle Night
The Labrador Fiasco
South of the Border, West of the Sun
We
Fahrenheit 451
Atorox kuussa
Pessi ja Illusia
Kotona maailmankaikkeudessa



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