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wingTrojanhorsewing

From Petersfield, Hampshire United Kingdom
Age 45
Joined Sunday, May 26, 2013
Recent Book Activity
Statistics
4 weeks all time
books registered 0 547
released in the wild 0 379
controlled releases 0 83
releases caught 0 52
controlled releases caught 0 71
books found 0 49
tell-a-friend referrals 0 2
new member referrals 0 7
forum posts 0 671
Extended Profile
I joined bookcrossing originally back in 2013 but only really started in earnest in January 2017 when I realised my bookshelves needed thinning out. This has backfired somewhat because I've caught myself purchasing second-hand copies purely to bookcross and now have more books than ever!

I enjoy reading historical fiction, murder mysteries, fantasy and mythology although I'm happy to give most genres a go because there are some nice surprises out there! Favourite authors include Bernard Cornwell, Agatha Christie and Terry Pratchett.

I'm a member of Goodreads where I concentrate my efforts on completing various reading challenges. So far I have finished an A-Z of Authors, An A-Z of one word titles and Around the World in 80 books.

I try to read all the books I bookcross so my shelves should give a good indication of my preferences although I have received a large box of children's books for bookcrossing which I won't be reading!
Feel free to PM me if you see something of interest on my available shelf - I am happy to swap books.

I work with animals and have a mad cocker spaniel, a budgie and a Syrian hamster. My hobbies include calligraphy so I am interested in manuscripts and historical documents.

Bookrings/rays I have organised:
Dewey - The small town library cat who touched the world (completed to end of ray)

Bookrings/rays I have participated in:
My Antonia
Gutenberg's Apprentice
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
One Blood
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Javatrekker

Personal Bookcrossing Stats:
1st ever catch
was journalled 15 days after wild release and travelled from the UK to Australia
Most successful wild release is a children's book with 6 different journalers so far

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