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From London, Greater London United Kingdom

Age 44

Joined Thursday, August 04, 2005

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Extended Profile

I am an irregular reader (spend too much time studying or just lazing in front of the TV), although I have been reading a lot more since I discovered Bookcrossing. Have to love bookrings and rays!

I like varied reading, and will read from chicklit to detective novels to autobiographies to whatever non-fiction grabs me at the time.

I work as a part-qualified actuary (hopefully fully qualified soon - hence the studying), and my greatest cartoon heroes are Calvin and Hobbes.

Oh yes - and I crave pun jokes.

What I'm reading at the moment:
The Secret Life of Bees

Bookrings/rays I'm participating in:
Perfect Match
Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management
Girl with a One-track Mind: Confessions of the Seductress Next Door
44 Scotland Street
Lucky: A Memoir
Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl
Plain Truth
Diary of a Married Call Girl
Three Men in a Boat

Bookrings I've started:
The Diary of a Young Girl
Brick Lane
The 7 Day Diary journal bookring
One Hundred Shades of White

Books I've read since joining Bookcrossing:
Shutter Island, by Dennis Lehane
Brick Lane, by Monica Ali
Inconceivable, by Ben Elton
The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith
The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith
One Hundred Shades of White by Preethi Nair
The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve
The Kremlin Device by Chris Ryan
The General's Daughter by Nelson DeMille
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Girl With The Pearl Earring
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Woman at point Zero by Nawal El Saadawi
Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl by Belle De Jour
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
Gypsy Masala by Preethi Nair
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl By Harriet Jacobs

And other interesting things:
"Where I Come From", bookring journal
"Where in the World Map", bookring journal
"All About Me (Volume # 2)", bookring journal
"The Coffee Journal", bookring journal
"Our Diary", bookring journal

Books I would strongly recommend:
The Time Traveler's Wife
Cry, the Beloved Country
My Sister's Keeper

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