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wingMaranlinwing

From Burlington, Ontario Canada

Age 66

Joined Sunday, March 30, 2008

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I have always been an avid reader and love to become engrossed in a good story. Once I start a good book I want to keep on reading until I have finished it.

I heard about Bookcrossing from my sister, starrdust, joined and was immediately hooked. I love participating in many of the release challenges, and have "met" so many nice people here.

My shelf does not necessarily reflect my reading preferences. Some books I have acquired solely for the purpose of release challenges.

I work as an office administrator and have a round trip commute of 2 hours per day. However, I feel fortunate to be able to take vacation and additional time off in the summer to catch up on my reading!

Currently reading:
Q's Legacy by Helene Hanff

Books I read in 2017:
Just Between Us by Cathy Kelly
Cavendon Hall by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Challenges I'm participating in - 2017:
Clean Start For The New Year - January 1-31, 2017
Never Judge A Book By Its Cover - January 1-December 31, 2017
Pages Read Challenge - January 1-December 31, 2017
Ultimate Challenge - January 1-December 31, 2017
Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes Challenge - February 1-28, 2017
Celebrate the Irish Challenge - March 1-31, 2017
Oh, the Places We Can Go Challenge - March 1-31, 2017

Books I read in 2016:
The Sins of the Mother by Danielle Steel
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
The Heart Has its Reasons by Maria Duenas
Open Heart,Open Mind by Clara Hughes
Further Chronicles of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery
The Charming Quirks of Others by Alexander McCall Smith
Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel
She's the One by Cathy Kelly
Sam's Letters to Jennifer by James Patterson
They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson
The Forgotten Affairs of Youth by Alexander McCall Smith
Winners by Danielle Steel
What She Wants by Cathy Kelly
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
News From Heaven by Jennifer Haigh
The Forever Girl by Alexander McCall Smith
Power Play by Danielle Steel
The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly
Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchy
The Sunday Wife by Cassandra King
Apple of My Eye by Helene Hanff
The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds by Alexander McCall Smith
A Perfect Life by Danielle Steel

Challenges I'm participating in - 2016:
Never Judge A Book By Its Cover - January 1-December 31, 2016
Pages Read Challenge - January 1-December 31, 2016
Ultimate Challenge - January 1-December 31, 2016
Valentine's Challenge - February 1-14, 2016
Celebrate the Irish Challenge - March 1-31, 2016
Oh, the Places We Can Go Challenge - March 1-31, 2016
April Showers/May Flowers Challenge - April 15-May 15, 2016
June Brides Challenge - June 1-30, 2016
Canada Day Challenge - June 24 - July 4, 2016
Christmas In July Challenge - July 1-31, 2016
One Word Challenge - August 1-31, 2016
You're Such An Animal Challenge - September 1-October 4, 2016
Tick Tock Challenge - October 1-31, 2016
The "The" Challenge - November 1-30, 2016
Christmas Challenge - December 1-25, 2016
D For December Challenge - December 1-31, 2016
What's In A Name Challenge - December 1-31, 2016






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