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From Seattle, Washington USA
Age 42
Joined Tuesday, September 30, 2003
Recent Book Activity
4 weeks all time
books registered 2 849
released in the wild 0 1,032
controlled releases 0 81
releases caught 0 168
controlled releases caught 0 65
books found 0 138
tell-a-friend referrals 0 93
new member referrals 0 5
forum posts 0 28
Extended Profile
February 2017:It's always in best interest to please contact me if you want to send me something. I continue to register books and bookcross, though. Lately, I have been wild releasing the few books I manage to read. Thanks for visiting.

The wishlist on this site is as up-to-date as I can make it. Yes, I have been wishing for books since 2004. If they are the list, I still want them. I try to go through and take off books I don't think I'll ever read or I have gotten. (Reduced a 19-page wishlist to 16 on Valentine's Day.)

I am trying to update my photo regularly. Current photo is December 2016.

Over the past 13 years, I have had periods of high bookcrossing activity and low bookcrossing activity. Currently am the Associate Manager of NMR Facility in the Chemistry department at UW (a PhD physical chemist.) Besides that, I am married with two children (see jonemi's bookshelf), and two dogs and a lizard. Currently, I am not writing online.

I do sometimes get so busy I forget to reply to PM's. If you have not heard back from me in one week, please politely resend. Either I did not receive it (which has been known to happen) or I forgot to respond. I do not read the forums.

My Offered Bookrings!
I offered up the Black Jewels Trilogy Omnibus (all 3 books in one volume) by Anne Bishop for a bookring. Because the Omnibus has been stuck, I am sending the trilogy in the 3 separate books that I have. I have altered the bookring list to reflect this for Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, and Queen of the Darkness. (Because I could stand it no longer, I ordered myself another Omnibus and turned the three book ring into a ray.) I will accept new members until it reaches its last member.

(6/28/06) Godslayer Volume II of the Sundering Duology by Jacqueline Carey. International, relaxed ray. PM to join, will remain open until it reaches its last reader.

(6/13/10) It's been awhile since I've done a book ray, but I offered a spiral of Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse books, the basis of the current series, TrueBlood. I will start with Dead Until Dark and follow with each of the books: Living Dead in Dallas, Club Dead, Dead to the World, Dead as a Doornail, Definitely Dead, All Together Dead, From Dead to Worse, Collection: A Touch of Dead, Dead and Gone, Dead in the Family, Dead Reckoning (waiting ppb release - hardcover 5/3/11) . The spiral is now closed.

Completed (These have returned home or ended at their last ray person):
Kushiel's Dart, Kushiel's Chosen, Kushiel's Avatar
Shadow Puppets
The Legend of Nightfall

I also have a book review journal for those books I cannot register on bookcrossing.
See thoughts from books read in 2004.
Thoughts on books read in 2005

In all actuality, I have wild released tons of books. OK, I used to track this number, especially before BC tried to distinguish between wild and controlled releases. I've long lost track due to the mass moving of books out of my possession.

My first catch ever was Bloodsucking Fiends. And he joined! Although he used me as a friend, but not a referral. Catch rate: unknown. (The second one was 4 months after release!)

I currently twitter as fiainros. You can find me on facebook.

Now that I've so eloquently expressed my geekiness, enjoy the rest of bookcrossing.

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