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Palm Springs, Florida USA


Wednesday, April 21, 2004

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Recent Book Activity


4 weeksall time

books registered:0110
released in the wild:093
controlled releases:00
releases caught:023
controlled releases caught:00
books found:036
tell-a-friend referrals:042
new member referrals:05
forum posts:01,155

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Extended Profile

I'm a retired trapeze artist and breeder of exotic orchids who skydives and bungy jumps for pleasure in between trips to Nepal and Timbuktu. Actually I'm a single, childless, middle-aged woman who lives with two cats. I just have a vivid imagination.

My top 20 books, in no particular order:

The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
Goodbye to All That - Robert Graves
The Ambassadors - Henry James
The Songlines - Bruce Chatwin
A Mass for the Dead - William Gibson
100 Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Return of the Native - Thomas Hardy
Diary of a Country Priest - Georges Bernanos
Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
Walden - Henry David Thoreau
The Golden Apples - Eudora Welty
An Interrupted Life - Etty Hillesum
The Starship and the Canoe - Kenneth Brower
Crossing to Avalon - Jean Shinoda Bolen
The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne
Good Omens - Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
Lark Rise to Candleford - Flora Thompson
Middlemarch - George Eliot

Book Rays/Rings I've joined:

Perelandra Trilogy - offered by surfenkitten - Received 3/30/05, mailed out 5/3/05
A Room of One's Own - offered by laurarn
Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman - offered by fizzfred
The Orchid Thief - offered by lightwavz - Received 8/30/04, mailed out 9/13/04
Girl With a Pearl Earring - offered by pjmom8025 - Received 11/27/04, mailed out 12/8/04
The Seal Wife - offered by Cartref - Received 10/4/04, mailed out 10/16/04
The Adrian Mole Diaries - offered by FortyToo - Received 9/27/04, mailed out 10/4/04
A New Science of Life - offered by Martinburo - Received 9/2/04, mailed out 9/14/04
A Handmaid's Tale - Offered by Calvarez4 - Received 11/8/04, mailed out 11/27/04
Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul - Offered by Lucinda - Received 10/12/04, mailed out 10/23/04
Piaf - Offered by Herschelian - Received 8/26/04, mailed out 9/10/04
Jasmine Nights - Offered by Pashmack
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Offered by jamesmum - Received 11/27/04, mailed out 12/4/04
Neverwhere - Offered by SqueakyChu
Affluenza - Offered by sfbookgirl - Received 12/24/04, mailed out 1/9/05
Sixpence House - Offered by Pashmack - Received 3/12/05, mailed out 3/26/05
By the Light of My Father's Smile - Offered by hotflash - Received 5/4/05, mailed out 5/12/05
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies - Offered by Tomatolady - Received 5/10/05, mailed out 5/14/05

Bookboxes coming my way:

Female Mystery Writers Bookbox - started by sunsign6

My Wish List (Thanks Cliff)

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