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From Kokkola, Keski-Pohjanmaa / Mellersta Österbotten Finland

Age 50

Joined Sunday, September 17, 2006

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I am middle-aged mom of two, a psychiatric nurse and ... I love books!

I love cozy mysteries, travel stories and books about food (not cookbooks as such) and modern writers like Anne Tyler, Paul Auster, Julia Glass etc, but I also love a good classic!
I read both in Finnish and English.

Most of the books in my wishlist are in English, but I would be as happy to get the same book in Finnish :) I update my wishlist very often.

Here's what else I like (for HGG or other gift-things ) :
* CHOCOLATE , especially unusual taste or chocolates with filling (rather than plain) like chocolate with pineapple or Irish cream truffle or Frys Turkish Delight!
* I love the combination of sweet and savory, like chocolate covered prezels or something like that.
* I also love to try new food, cookies, drinks, spices etc. I love stuff with wasabi, watermelon or ginger!

* I love to cross-stitch and quilting, usually just don't have enough time
* Notebooks, nice good pens and pencils, decorative tapes etc are always nice surprise too, and I enjoy hand-creams, body butters and such, the small sample packets are just fine. And I love woollen or cotton socks, size 40 / 6 uk/8,5 us
* I like books about food (like memoirs) and cookbooks and kitchen equipment too!

* If someone has The Muppet Show - stuff (used) - especially Fozzie bear - I would be willing to swap it to something (like books, chocolate, you name it!) because my daughter is a big fan and we don't have much of those here in Finland. Just p.m. me! She also loves Doctor Who and other geek stuff.


" Book A Day Keeps Housework Away! "


1. Jungle Lovers / Paul Theroux
2. Hopealantti / Anna Jansson
3. Riittää jo. Irti maailmasta, jossa kaikkea on ihan liikaa / John Naish
4. Dead End Gene Pool / Wendy Burden
5. Sokea jumalatar / Anne Holt
6. We Have Always Lived in the Castle / Shirley Jackson
7. Elämäni Martin Luther Kingin rinnalla / Coretta Scott King
8. Pieni mielenrauhan kirja/ Paul Wilson
9. One Day / David Nicholls
10. Apteekkari Melchior ja Rataskaivonkadun kummitus /Indrek Hargla

11. The Novel Habits of Happiness / Alexander McCall Smith
12. My Life in France / Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
13. Jäljet lumessa / Anna Jansson
14. Arcana / A.W. Yrjänä
15. Tämä elämä / Gösta Ågren
16. Ero / Annamari Marttinen
17. The truth / Michael Palin
18. Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North / Stuart Maconie
19. Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found / Cheryl Strayed
20. Kissa joka ei kuollut / Inger Frimansson
21. Pretty Girl Thirteen / Liz Coley
22. Letters from America, 1946-1951 / Alistair Cooke

23. Reilua peliä / Tove Jansson
24. The Cater Street Hangman / Anne Perry
25. The Summer Kitchen / Lisa Wingate
26. Venla Männistö / Riina Katajavuori
27. Mary Barton / Elizabeth Gaskell
28. The Time of My Life /Cecelia Ahern
29. Stately Pursuits / Katie Fforde
30. Tom Gates is Absolutely Fantastic (at some things) /Liz Pichon
31. Outoja lintuja / Anna Jansson

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