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wingIddyluwing

From Durham, New Hampshire USA
Age 29
Joined Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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books registered 5 287
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Lover of books (print, audio, and electronic), languages, exploration, and maps. I love being around people almost as much as I love being by myself.

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If I have a book marked as "available", that means that I'm ready to release it and have no specific plans for it; if I have one that you're interested in, PM me and we can see about working out a trade. If I have a book marked as "reserved", that means that I plan to release it but am waiting because I have a specific place/time in mind; if I have one that you're interested in you can still PM me and I will consider it on a case-by-case basis. :)

I am interested in books written in the following languages:

Arabic
German
Greek
Kalaallisut/Greenlandic
ANY of the Nordic languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, Faroese)
ANY of the languages in the Romance language family (the most common are French, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish, but some less-spoken ones are listed here)

This includes both books originally written in these languages, and books translated into these languages from English (or another language). If you have books written in any of these languages that you're interested in passing on, feel free to contact me if you'd like to discuss trading them for anything on my "available" to "TBR" lists! If you have books written in other languages that you're looking to trade away, there's a good chance I might be interested in those too; the above languages/language families are the ones I am specifically looking to practice reading, but are by no means the only ones I'm interested in.

I also have many books in other languages, and when I'm done with them I would love to send them away to someone who can read the language, someone who is learning the language and would like reading practice, or someone who is able to release them in an area where the language is widely spoken:

هاري بوتر وحجر الفيلسوف (ARABIC) - a translation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling - ON MY TBR
Annette (DUTCH) - ON MY TBR
De vliegeraar (DUTCH) - a translation of The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - ON MY TBR
Lunes assassines (FRENCH) - ON MY TBR
Le petit prince (FRENCH) - ON MY TBR
Le thé chez la Comtesse (FRENCH) - ON MY TBR
Die Elite (Selection #2) (GERMAN) - a translation of The Elite (The Selection #2) by Kiera Cass - ON MY TBR
Zorro (GERMAN) - a translation of Zorro by Isabel Allende - ON MY TBR
Konan í lestinni (ICELANDIC) - a translation of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins - ON MY TBR
Ljós af hafi (ICELANDIC) - a translation of The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman - ON MY TBR
Saga af Pí (ICELANDIC) - a translation of Life of Pi by Yann Martel - ON MY TBR
Smásögur heimsins: Norður-Ameríka (ICELANDIC) - ON MY TBR
Týnda táknið (ICELANDIC) - a translation of The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown - ON MY TBR
La scuola degli ingredienti segreti (ITALIAN) - a translation of The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister - ON MY TBR
A audácia da esperança (PORTUGUESE) - a translation of The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama - ON MY TBR
Família Schürmann: Um mundo de aventuras (PORTUGUESE) - AVAILABLE FOR TRADE
Diecinueve minutos (SPANISH) - a translation of Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult - ON MY TBR
Luna nueva (Saga crepúsculo #2) (SPANISH) - a translation of New Moon (Twilight Saga #2) by Stephenie Meyer - ON MY TBR
Los pasos de López (SPANISH) - ON MY TBR
Sinsajo (Los juegos del hambre #3) (SPANISH) - a translation of Mockingjay (The Hunger Games #3) by Suzanne Collins - ON MY TBR
Ensam på Mars (SWEDISH) - a translation of The Martian by Andy Weir - ON MY TBR
Flyga drake (SWEDISH) - a translation of The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - ON MY TBR
Hypnotisören (SWEDISH) - ON MY TBR
Fareler ve İnsanlar (TURKISH) - a translation of Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck - ON MY TBR
Küçük Prens (TURKISH) - a translation of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry - ON MY TBR

If you are interested in book marked as available, feel free to PM me. Books marked as being on my TBR will most likely be available eventually, though I can't promise it'll be anytime soon! I don't read any other languages nearly as fast as I read English, and I sort of cycle through them, so if someone is interested in (for example) a TBR Turkish book, my response may very well be "Well, I don't think I'll be doing anything with Turkish for at least six months...". But if you don't need the book by a certain date and don't mind potentially waiting for a long time, definitely feel to PM me and ask me about my TBRs; I would be happy to mark them off as being claimed by somebody for whenever I do finish with them.

I have wild-released books in the following US states:
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Vermont

And in the following places outside the US:
Greenland
Iceland
Sweden

And I have mailed books to the following places for controlled releases:
Australia
Arizona, USA
Austria
Canada
England
Finland
Germany
Latvia
Ohio, USA
Pennsylvania, USA
South Carolina, USA

Hopefully there will be many more places to come on all lists! :)

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