Recent Book Activity
Dave Gorman's Googlewhack Adventure (BOOKRING)
The Merlin Conspiracy
Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia
Out of the Sun
The Vampyre: Being the True Pilgrimage of George Gordon, Sixth Lord Byron
The Canterbury Papers
Assassin's Quest (Farseer S.)
Dark Hand of Magic
Cinnamon (Shooting Stars)
The Amateur Marriage
Buddhism for Bears
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
The Mistress of Spices
A Party in San Niccolo
Celtika: Bk. 1 (Merlin Codex S.)
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A bit about me - I live with my husband and two cats, and I also like walking, cycling and rock-climbing, gardening and experimenting with various foodstuffs in the kitchen. I haven't poisoned anyone yet, so doing well :)
The photo is of Magnus, one of my cats, posing (one of his favourite pastimes) and preventing me from working...
Favourite reads: I like fantasy/ fairy tales, sci-fi , historical novels, some children's stuff, and travel and climbing books - favourite authors include Neil Gaiman, Lindsey Davis, Diana Wynne Jones, Bill Bryson, Philip Pullman, Jilly Cooper, George R R Martin and Joe Simpson.
Note on Trades, Loans etc
Books on my 'Available' shelf are those I have read and will usually be bookringed, wild released etc. I am usually up for trading these - please PM me, especially if you have anything on my Wish List! I will also occasionally consider loans, but usually only to UK or Irish Bookcrossers because of postage times. And I would also ask that it comes back to me within 4-6 weeks, please.
'TBR' books may go to the Permanant Collection shelf once read, or may become Available, depending on what I thought of it. If you see something you like here, PM me and we'll try and work something out.
'Reserved' can mean that some other bookcrosser is waiting for it, (ie as part of a bookray) or that I have it earmarked for Some Other Purpose - either way, these books are not usually available.
And Permanent Collection means just that - definitely not for trading or releasing, although I might consider loaning a book if you ask very nicely ;)
Dave Gorman's Googlewhack Adventure
Up next to read:
Whatever comes up from random selection of the TBR shelf.
My bookrings/ bookrays:
New participants are welcome for those rings marked OPEN - however, please note that you may have to ship internationally. Please PM me to join - thanks!
Knowledge of Angels Bookray - OPEN
Property Missing en Route...probably
The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century: Vol 2 OPEN
The Last Kingdom Bookray OPEN
The Virgin's Lover Bookray NEW!!
Bookrays/ Bookrings I've joined:
Disturbia Thanks daemonwolf
I Capture the Castle Thanks daemonwolf
Pope Joan Thanks fofum
(NB: I'll take bookrays/rings off this list if there are long eons of inactivity. If a book starts moving again, I'm still interested in reading it, even if it's not listed here!)
Books Read in 2006: