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From Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom
Joined Wednesday, May 31, 2006
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Bookcrossers from Edinburgh meet on the FIRST THURSDAY of each month at 7.30pm in the Tun Bar on Holyrood Rd. They are a very friendly bunch. Details are here: Edinburgh Bookcrossing Meetup

If you see anything on my shelf that is listed as 'available' it is, well, available (surprising as that may seem). Unfortunately, about 90% of my books are TBR (to be read) - I love reading, but I also love slouching by the TV and watching DVDs ... sigh.

What I've read in 2009 (obviously reading hasn't been a priority this year!):

The Accidental (Ali Smith) ***
This Book Will Save Your Life (A M Homes) ********
Cycle of Violence (Colin Bateman) *******
My Legentdary Girlfriend (Mike Gayle) *
The Various Haunts of Men (Susan Hill) ******
The Bad Mother's Handbook *
Behind the Scenes at the Museum *******
Ghost Girl (Torey Hayden) *****
The Talk of the Town (Ardal O'Hanlan) ******

What I've read in 2008:

Marley and Me (John Grogan) *******
Towelhead (Alicia Eiran) *******
Marley and Me (John Grogan) ********
The Memory Keeprs Daughter (Kim Edwards) ******
The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets (Eva Rice) *****
Notes on a Scandal (Zoe Heller) *******
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (Helen Fielding) ***
Everything You Know (Zoe Heller) *****
Kitchen Confidential (Anthony Bourdain)*******
The Wars (Timothy Findley)********
The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)*********

What I read in 2007:
P.S. I Love You (Cecilia Ahern) *
The Nanny Diaries (Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus) *****
I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith) *******
Country of the Blind (Christopher Brookmyre) *******
One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night (Christopher Brookmyre) *******
The Fermata (Nicholson Baker) *
Freud Ego (Clement Freud) ********
And When Did You Last See Your Father? (Blake Morrison) ********
Wide Open (Nichola Barker)
The Time Traveler's Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
The Orton Diaries (Joe Orton)
Perfume (Patrick Suskind)
Spencer's List (Lissa Evans)
Elaine's World (Elaine C Smith)
Tommy's Tale (Alan Cumming)
Morvern Callar (Alan Warner)
a crap autobiography by Simon Cowell
Two Way Split (Alan Guthrie)
Hard Man (Alan Guthrie)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lionel Schrivner)
Astonishing Splashes of Colour (Clare Morrell)
Lucky (Alice Seabold)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)

The Abortionists Daughter (Elizabeth Hyde)
The Woman on the Bus (Pauline McLynn)
Odd One Out (Lissa Evans)
In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (Alexander McColl Smith)
The Boy with No Shoes (William Horwood) highly recommended!

And others I can't remember!

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