Recent Book Activity
The Doctor's Wife
A Summer Affair: A Novel
Salvation in Death
Play Dirty: A Novel
World Without End
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel
*Bag of Bones
An Irish Country Doctor (Irish Country Books)
The Student Body
Sex and the City
Sex and the City
Someone to Watch Over Me: A Novel
The Passions of Chelsea Kane
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---Things I like...
*Anything Cavalier King Charles Spaniel or Siamese cat
*I LOVE homemade BC stickers of all kinds!
As of June 9, 2011, I am officially RETIRED! Which... gives me much more time to read. I LOVE books and reading and have since I was born. (I'm not kidding... my mother says I came out of the womb reading and one of my first memories is sitting on my father's lap reading the newspaper with him!)
Besides the cats and dogs, I also have a husband who puts up with all my book-buying, two grown children who also read, and two small grandchildren currently being read to.
Since I taught HS English and humanities, I did get to talk about literature almost every day; but I'd love to talk about literature outside my curriculum, especially current bestsellers or older books that I never heard of before but are wonderful. Sleeper books are great, like Carol Shields _Until_ and I was surprised at how little was ever talked about Richard Russo's _Empire Falls_ which I bought TWICE since my son lost my first copy.
Always willing to trade or just RABCK-- goodness should be shared (along with magic and adventure)! So if you see a book on my available shelf that you would like to read, PM me! We could probably work something out!
Books Read Stats:
2008 = 104
2009 = 113
2010 = 112
2011 = 54 and counting (as of 6/6)
Your Dominant Intelligence is Linguistic Intelligence
You are excellent with words and language. You explain yourself well.
An elegant speaker, you can converse well with anyone on the fly.
You are also good at remembering information and convincing someone of your point of view.
A master of creative phrasing and unique words, you enjoy expanding your vocabulary.
You would make a fantastic poet, journalist, writer, teacher, lawyer, politician, or translator.