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Chania

Age 55
Joined Sunday, September 17, 2006
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Hi!
I am middle-aged psychiatric nurse, married, and two grown-up kids already away from home, a grandmother to a girl born 5/21 ... and I love books!

I love cozy mysteries, travel stories and books about food (especially food-related memoirs and such) and modern writers like Anne Tyler, Paul Auster, Julia Glass etc, but I also love a good classic!
I read both in Finnish and English.
If you look at my BC-bookshelves, they don't tell you the whole truth, I have plenty of books that are not registered in BC. Like books from my favourite authors, that I like to keep.

Most of the books in my wishlist are in English, but I would be as happy to get the same book in Finnish :) I update my wishlist very often.

I am trying to declutter my house, so it is pretty hard to think about other wishes, but here's some:
* my biggest wish is wishlist-book, and also books about food (especially food-related memoirs and such, not so much cookbooks as such) I read both in Finnish and English.
* CHOCOLATE , especially unusual taste or chocolates with filling (rather than plain) like chocolate with pineapple or Irish cream truffle or Fry's Turkish Delight! And I like more milk chocolate than dark, but anything is good!
* I love the combination of sweet and savory, like chocolate covered prezels or something like that.
* I also love to try new food, cookies, drinks, spices etc. I love stuff with wasabi, watermelon or ginger! And hot chocolate!
* Notebooks, nice good pens and pencils, decorative tapes, bujo stickers. I have a bit sarcastic, dark sense of humor, so stickers suitable for it are great!
* woollen or cotton socks, size 40 / 6 uk/8,5 us
* bookplates in English or Finnish
* candles, scented or not, doesn't matter!
* I don't usually wear make-up, but I love nail-polishes!
* some tiny things for the dollhouse I'm decorating - never had one as a child, so I'm re-living my childhood now :D
* a magazine in English (can be used) about cooking, decorating, generally women/home-kind of themes. Not gossip-, music-,movies- or fashion (they are not my cup of tea).
* I love to do 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles too!
* Anywhere Travel Guide: 75 Cards for Discovering the Unexpected, Wherever Your Journey Leads (can be used!)

* Recycled and second-hand items are defenitively big YES!


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" Book A Day Keeps Housework Away! "
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BOOKS I'VE READ 2022

JANUARY:
1. Syyskirja / Johanna Venho
2. Lumi / Orhan Pamuk
3. Superhyvää keholle / Leena Putkonen
4. Elämäni - Potilasrunoja / Stina Niemi & Aino Öhman
5. Esityslistalla murha / Patricia Moyes
6. Lilium Regale / Johanna Laitila
7. Sokkoleikki / John Verdon
8. Punainen myrsky / Elina Hirvonen
9. Filminauha kohtalon käsissä / Alan Bradley
10. War Nurse / Anonymous
11. Antautuminen / Anja Snellman
12. Avoimet ovet / Sofie Sarenbrant

FEBRUARY:
13. The Riviera Express / TP Fielden
14. Tarinoita tuonpuoleisista /David Eagleman
15. Lumimyrsky / Ruth Ware
16. Hägar the Horrible: Never Say Die / Dik Browne
17. Fatally Flaky / Diane Mott Davidson
18. Jotain häikkää / Raisa Lardot
19. The Trick is to Keep Breathing / Janice Galloway
20. Speaking from Among the Bones / Alan Bradley
21. Ekoloogiset / Cyril Pedrosa
22. Seitsemäs rauhan kevät / Viivi Luik
23. The Underground Railroad / Colson Whitehead
24. Murhakierre / John Verdon

MARCH:
25. Truly Madly Guilty / Liane Moriarty
26. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches / Alan Bradley
27. A Cool Head / Ian Rankin
28. Koirapuisto / Sofi Oksanen
29. The Thursday Murder Club / Richard Osman
30. Pidä huolta äidistä / Kyung-Sook Shin
31. Varjojen saartama / Michael Ridpath
32. Hämärän lyhyet hetket / Margaret Yorke
33. Zombailut - Tummaa paahtoa / Kai Vaalio
34. A Very Distant Shore / Jenny Colgan
35. Naisia vai noitia? Naisvainot ennen ja nyt / Mona Chollet
36. Kuolema Las Palmasissa / José Luis Correa
37. Geoetsivät ja muinaishaudan salaisuus / Johanna Hulkko
38. Nokisen tomumajan arvoitus / Alan Bradley

APRIL:
39. Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth / Tamar Myers
40. A Boy in Winter / Rachel Seiffert
41. The other hand / Chris Cleave X
42. Kuoleman tahdissa / Anne Holt & Even Holt
43. Erämaa / Stina Jackson
44. Pohjolan onnelat - karu totuus Suomesta, Ruotsista, Norjasta, Tanskasta (ja Islannistakin) / Michael Booth
45. Murder on Gramercy Park / Victoria Thompson
46. The Good, the Bad and the Little Bit Stupid / Marina Lewycka
47. Valaan suusta / Sjón
48. Eggsecutive Orders / Julie Hyzy

MAY:
49. Majakka / Christian Rönnbacka
50. Vera / Anne Swärd
51. Äkkikuolema / Anne Holt, Even Holt
52. The Wolf Pit: A Moorland Romance / Will Cohu
53. Ihmiskunnan syötävä historia / Tom Standage
54. Scorched Eggs / Laura Childs
55. Gekko ja Puupponen / Sinikka Nopola, Tiina Nopola
56. Lapsuuteni ruokamuistot /useita
57. Tunturihauta / Michael Hjorth, Hans Rosenfeldt
58. Tytöt / Emma Cline
59. Saksalainen talo / Arnaldur Indriðason
60. Syyllisyyden ranta / Anu Patrakka
61. Kerran sotureita / Alan Duff
62. Minä matkustan yksin / Samuel Bjork
63. Islantilainen kodinonni / Satu Rämö

JUNE:
64. Mykkä tyttö / Michael Hjort & Hans Rosenfeldt
65. How to Stop Time / Matt Haig
66. Hylätyt / Hjorth & Rosenfeldt
67. Väylä / Rosa Liksom X
68. Korppikuningas / Elly Griffiths
69. Kadonneet ja kuolleet / Elly Griffiths
70. Comédia infantil / Henning Mankell
71. That Yew Tree's Shade / Cyril Hare
72. Pää pystyyn, Leena / Liisa Marjatta
73. Synnintekijä / Milja Kaunisto
74. The Awakening of Miss Prim / Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera
75. Kolmasti naukui kirjava kissa / Alan Bradley
76. Yölintu / Samuel Bjørk
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