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glade1

From Greensboro, North Carolina USA

Age 52

Joined Saturday, September 13, 2003

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This page was last updated on 12-12-17.


CURRENTLY READING:

Saving Faith, by David Baldacci

The Most of P. G. Wodehouse, by P. G. Wodehouse


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PENDING ARRIVAL ON MY SHELF

The Keep, by Jennifer Egan (wish list tag from bookstogive)
Heart in the Right Place, by Carolyn Jourdan (wish list tag from NancyNova)


ABOUT ME

Bibliophile, ailurophile, cruciverbalist, Christian, liberal-leaning, parent, animal lover, BookCrosser!


A FEW OF MY OTHER FAVORITE SITES:

My Library Thing Page!

The Word Detective

Edward McKay Used Books & More (My favorite book source, located in NC)

The Free Rice Site (Take vocabulary quiz - earn rice for needy people!)

Cracked.com is hilarious and informative!


BOOKS READ IN 2017:

1. Moby Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea, by Donovan Hohn
2. Graverobbers Wanted: No Experience Necessary, by Jeff Strand
3. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, by Helen Simonson
4. The Séance, by John Harwood
5. The Secret of Raven Point, by Jennifer Vanderbes
6. A Street Cat Named Bob, by James Bowen
7. Just My Type: A Book about Fonts, by Simon Garfield (going to GoryDetails in the Wish List Tag game)
8. Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers, by Jo Hammett
9. The Glory Field, by Walter Dean Myers
10. American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why, by Mark Stein (gave up after about 2/3 through)
11. Career of Evil, by Robert Galbraith
12. The Magic of Ordinary Days, by Ann Howard Creel
13. Hospital: An Oral History of Cook County Hospital, by Sydney Lewis
14. The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food, by Jennifer 8. Lee
15. The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings, by Oscar Wilde
16. Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women, by Geraldine Brooks
17. Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey
18. The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, A History, by Lewis Buzbee
19. The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins
20. The World According to Bob, by James Bowen
21. Six Years, by Harlan Coben
22. Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity, by Joel Stein
23. Why We Broke Up, by Daniel Handler
24. The Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett
25. Pop Goes the Weasel: The Secret Meanings of Nursery Rhymes, by Albert Jack
26. The Uncommon Reader, by Alan Bennett
27. 50 Short Science Fiction Tales, edited by Isaac Asimov and Geoff Conklin
28. Vinegar Hill, by A. Manette Ansay
29. Wesley the Owl: A Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl, by Stacy O'Brien
30. Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War, by Nathaniel Philbrick
31. Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, by Jen Campbell
32. A Good House, by Bonnie Burnard
33. Under the Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man, by Tom Cox
34. Change of Heart, by Jodi Picoult
35: Stupid and Contagious, by Caprice Crane
36. The Diviners, by Libba Bray
37. Because the Cat Purrs: How We Relate to Other Species and Why It Matters, by Janet Lembke
38. They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? by Patrick McManus
39. 12,000 Miles in the Nick of Time, by Mark Jacobson
40. The Blind Assassin, by Margaret Atwood
41. Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, by Julie Andrews
42. Dancing with GIs: A Red Cross Club Worker in India, World War II, by Libby Chitwood Appel
43. Best. State. Ever. by Dave Barry
44. The Last One Home, by Annette Appollo
45. Please Look After Mom, by Kyung-Sook Shin
46. Four-Letter Words: And Other Secrets of a Crossword Insider, by Michelle Arnot
47. The Hugo Winners (Vol. 1), edited by Isaac Asimov
48. When Will There Be Good News, by Kate Atkinson
49. Surfacing, by Margaret Atwood
50. How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life, by Scott Adams
51. One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson
52. While I Was Gone, by Sue Miller
53. Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon, by Jane Austen
54. The Pig, the Prince, and the Unicorn, by Karen A. Brush
55. The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton
56. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, by Oliver Sacks
57. The Black Flower, by Howard Bahr
58. A Hummingbird in My House: The Story of Squeak, by Arnette Heidcamp
59. Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen


BOOKS READ IN 2016:

1. Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson
2. Roger Caras' Treasury of Classic Nature Tales, edited by Roger Caras
3. If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor, by Bruce Campbell
4. The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien
5. The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic, by Darby Penney and Peter Stastny (going to tabby-cat-owner in the Wish List Tag game)
6. The Compleat Cockroach, by David George Gordon
7. Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider (on the Nook)
8. A Banquet of Consequences, by Elizabeth George
9. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, by Mary Roach
10. Cat's Eye, by Margaret Atwood
11. My Old True Love, by Sheila Kay Adams
12. Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom
13. Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus, by Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy
14. Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
15. Garden Spells, by Sarah Addison Allen
16. American Dervish, by Ayad Akhtar
17. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
18. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
19. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
20. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. by. J. K. Rowling (reread)
21. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J. K. Rowling (reread)
22. Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline
23. Do Cats Think? by Paul Corey
24. The Lake, The River & The Other Lake, by Steve Amick
25. God's Messengers: What Animals Teach Us about the Divine, by Linda Anderson, Allen Anderson, and Allen Schoen
26. The Museum of Extraordinary Things, by Alice Hoffman

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