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JUNE 19, 2017- THIRTEEN YEARS OF BOOKCROSSING !!
25 November 2006 - wild release # 100 !!!
Mi Amore on Every Day Fiction One of my published flash fictions pieces.
If you want to check out a dance videos from a ballroom comp.: An American Smooth Waltz from November 2012. Not spectacular, but it's all I have uploaded at the moment.
This is a great flash fiction web site, started by a Bookcrosser. Search for one entitled, Mr. Machismo.
53 out of 249 Wild Releases have been caught & journaled as of October 2013.
This is my favorite ; it just keeps traveling and this one
250+ (lost count somewhere) books mailed out as RABCKS or as part of a Trade; my controlled-release stats above are not correct.
Here's where they went:
USA: (38 states as of August 2013)
AZ AL CA CO CT DC FL GA HI IA IL KS KY LA AR MD MI MN MO NC NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OR PA RI SC TX VA WA WI WV PR DE
UK : England, Scotland
Canada : Ontario, Vancouver, New Brunswick, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec
And, as far away as ... Portugal, Cyprus, the Netherlands, France, Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Argentina, Australia, Iran, New Zealand, China, Germany, Italy, SriLanka, Brazil, Finland, Uganda, India, Philippines
Books, BookCrossing & Me:
So what is it about BookCrossing I enjoy so much? There are so many bits and pieces:
I love the book club aspect of book rings, the altruistic facet of wild releases, the sharing part of RABCKS and trades, and of course the community feeling of the forums.
One of the joys of BookCrossing has been the introduction to authors and book titles I might have otherwise left untried.
BOOK RINGS I INITIATED
A Bookray, Still Traveling:
Bad Cats - 244 Not-So-Pretty Kitties and Cats Gone Bad,
COMPLETED RINGS, ending in a RABCK:
Ordinary Life by Elizabeth Berg
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik
A FEW UNCOMPLETED RINGS, STALLED SOMEWHERE or LOST:
These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901, Arizona Territories
The DaVinci Code has surfaced - 2011 - unbelievable !!!!
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
and, the first copy of this book
By The Light of My Father's Smile - by Alice Walker
BOOK RINGS I'VE JOINED
Currently in my hands as of November 2013:
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister, bookring started by Dove-i-Libri. entries
What the Day Owes the Night by Yasmina Khadra, bookring started by VictoriaWagTail
BOOKRINGS - RECEIVED, READ/JOURNALED & PASSED ALONG:
The Second Mark: Courage, Corruption, and the Battle for Olympic Gold booklemur
Sense and Sensibilities Eva Lowrain
Falling Leaves LGinder
BSL FingerSpelling Coloring Book Funsour
The Cat Who Went to Heaven Halliek
Wanted Words (set of two books) jessibud
Desert Rose mystic-nz
A Random Act of Kindness Journal SpedBud
Momilies (2 books) jessibud
The Time Traveller's Wife jarrett622
Story Teller's Daughter jessibud
Without Reservations: Travel of an Independant Woman fizzfred
House of Belief cordelia-anne
Writing Bookbox KateKinTail
"Landscape of Love" redhouse
A Journal of Seasons - The 4 Seasons Journal jessibud
Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family by Patrica Volk Brooklinbrat.
Between Two Worlds therubycanary.
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver Pooker3.
As Always Jack:A Wartime Lovestory by Emma Sweeney - jessibud
The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted by E. Berg started by indygo88
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen started by whiskeyjane
The Shack by William Young started by JDT
Books so far in 2012 -- not a complete list --
The Temple of My Familiar by Alice Walker
Joy School by Elizabeth Berg
A Walk on the Beach by Joan Anderson
Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Waiting for Childhood by Sumner Locke Elliot
The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond
Started and put down several, which I will pick up again later,
including Skinny Legs & All by T Robbins and Emma by J Austen
Forever Lily by Beth Monte Russell
Empress Orchid by Anchee Min
Red Azalea by Anchee Min
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
Whistling in the Dark by Kesley Kagen
Books Read in 2011
Floating in my Mother’s Palm by Ursula Hegi
Kate Vaiden by Reynolds Price
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
Daughter of the River by Hong Ying
Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood
A Three Dog Life by Abigail Thomas
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette
Plum Wine by Angela Davis-Gardner
Forms of Shelter by Angela Davis-Gardner
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
The Hindi-Bindi Club by Monica Pradhan
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Siam by Lily Tuck
Wild Ginger by Anchee Min
The Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
Peony In Love by Lisa See
Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Anne Shaffer & Annie Barrows.
The Ghost in Love – a novel—by Jonathan Carroll
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster
The Ballroom Class by Lucy Dillon
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
Fifty is Not a Four-Letter Word by Linda Kelsey
Rise and Shine by Anna Quindlen
At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks
Princess – (behind the veil in Saudi Arabia) – J. P. Sasson
Hot Flashes – the novel – by Barbara Raskin