Joined Sunday, May 26, 2013
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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 couple of Syrian hamsters. My hobbies include calligraphy so I am interested in manuscripts and historical documents.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 www.bookcrossing.com/---/14511943/ (completed to end of ray)
Bookrings/rays I have participated in:
My Antonia www.bookcrossing.com/---/10483948/
Gutenberg's Apprentice www.bookcrossing.com/---/13626247
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child www.bookcrossing.com/---/14413976
Personal Bookcrossing Stats:
My 1st ever catch was journalled 15 days after wild release and travelled from the UK to Australia: www.bookcrossing.com/---/12116344/