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From St Albans, Hertfordshire United Kingdom

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"Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens." - Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Happy to RABCK any books I have available (or can bump a TBR book up my list for you), if you bookcross them on when you're done.

PMs do sometimes go astray - if I don't reply please try again!

Currently taking part in:

Alphabet VBB round 14:
First Sentences VBB round 13:
UK Crime/Mystery Bookbox:

Book Rays/Rings
The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency series books 5-14 hosted by bookowl1000, first one: (books 5-9 have arrived and been sent on)
Thursday Next series - Jasper Fforde: (all books sent out, rays for books 1-6 complete) (has arrived and been sent on)
Bookring with author starting with W: (has arrived and been sent on)
Bookring with author starting with Y: (has arrived and been sent on)
Street address bookring: (has arrived and been sent on)
Starters/Enders series:
My Antonia - Willa Cather:
Colour bookring: (has arrived and been sent on)
Dark Fire - C J Sansom:
Animal kingdom bookring: (sent on)
Bookring with cipher 1-10:
It's Out There bookring:
Shakespeare's Champion - Charlaine Harris:
The Confession of Stella Moon - Shelley Day:

I aim to read and review all books sent to me within a year of receiving them. I currently have 91 books TBR. Note to self: don't sign up to any more until this becomes more reasonable!
1/10 67
1/11 63
1/12 62
1/1 65
1/2 62
1/3 61
1/4 70
1/5 73
1/6 75
1/7 75
1/8 83
1/9 86
1/10 91

As my personal challenge to release some of my favourite books ever, I have released the following:
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis -
(put into International VBB - Fiction/Literature)
Gobbolino the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams - (wild released)
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson - (wild released)
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons - (put into Alphabet VBB)
Northern Lights by Philip Pullman - (sent as RABCK)
Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh - (put into Alphabet VBB)
A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy - (sent to LightlyBentHalo for a classroom BCZ)
The Changeover by Margaret Mahy - (wild released)
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett - (sent as RABCK)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen - (wild released)
Watership Down by Richard Adams - (wild released)
The Little Witch by Otfried Preuβler - (sent as RABCK)
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams - (put into Books Beginning with L bookring)

The book that's taken longest to get back to me, after 18 months:

Birmingham Convention 2016

BC Convention, Oxford, 10th - 12th April 2015

Books I owe:
The Kitchen God's Wife - BaiLong
An Anthropologist on Mars - BaiLong

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