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From Melbourne, Victoria Australia
Joined Wednesday, January 18, 2012
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books registered 0 369
released in the wild 11 254
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Last updated 25 April 2015



For sweeps, tags or RABCK's books from my wishlist or any book you send me would be very welcome. I like mystery, thriller, crime, sci-fi, fantasy and graphic novels. A little bit of chick-lit and romance but not horror. I do like Stephen King, Neil Gaiman and Anne Rice but it shouldn't be too scary. Any book on myths, tales or legends from your country would also be great. BC labels/bookplates or used postage stamps are also appreciated.

I'm collecting a copy of the book A Little Princess* by Frances Hodgson Burnett in different languages (other than English). I'd be thrilled if you could help me with this.
*now have Finnish, Polish editions

I also collect stamps so if it doesn't cost you more, could you please use stamps on the parcel/envelope when sending me something. Thank you.

Many, many thanks to these very generous BCers (including anyone else who I might have inadvertently left out):
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Andrasthe, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Ardachy, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Aus_charlotte, Billbooks, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">blacktiewaz, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Bjorg, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Bookworm-lady, catsalive, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Chremajora, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Danielle23, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">entengrutze, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Ferns, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Froggie66, GaBoyd, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">grovalskii, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">kimmi, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">lauraloo29, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">meganh, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">MyssCyn, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">NancyNova, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">pippis, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">prachitulshan, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">sfogs, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Sherlockfan, www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Snowflake22, www.bookcrossing.com/---/7920022" target="_blank">tabby-cat-owner,
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Vekiki


1001-Library Books
These books are currently with me. Members of the 1001-library are welcome to borrow these books. See www.bookcrossing.com/---/1001-library" target="_blank"> here on how to become a member.
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> War with the Newts by Karel Capek
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Kingdom of this World by Alejo Carpenter

***2015 Activity***

My Challenges: www.bookcrossing.com/---/514728" target="_blank">Challenge Yourself to Read from the 1001 List / www.bookcrossing.com/---/515173" target="_blank">666 Around the World / www.bookcrossing.com/---/517888" target="_blank">SIY Reading Challenge / www.bookcrossing.com/---/518349" target="_blank">Pages Read Challenge - Goal: 20,000 YTD: March - 9,044

Books I Have Read (*denotes 1001 BTRBYD book)
January-
1. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Goodnight Nobody by Jennifer Weiner 452
2. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Green Mill Murder by Kerry Greenwood 192
3. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Wilderness Tips by Margaret Atwood 288
4. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Perfume*** by Patrick Suskind 263
5. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Never Let Me Go*** by Kazuo Ishiguro 282
6. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Juno and Juliet by Julian Gough 293
7. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">A Taste for Itby Monica McInerney 437
February-
8. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Elegance of the Hedgehog*** by Muriel Barberry 320
9. Angels of Burma by Dianne Sloggett 53
10. Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson 295
Immaculate Deception by Reg Gadney 448 8/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12701432/
Akimbo and the Crocodile Man by Alexander McCall Smith 96 10/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12946667/
Scarecrow by Matthew Reilly 455 11/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12804708/
The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill 287 13/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12629831/
About a Boy by Nick Hornby 286 16/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12128008/
No-Name Bird by Josef Vondra 183 17/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/11632581/
Robe of Skulls by Vivian French (library book) 208 19/2
Devil-devil by G W Kent 281 22/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/11271817/
New Neighbors: Short Stories by JE Brown 63 23/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12967678/
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams (library book) 199 24/2
The Discovery of the Palau Islands by Dr. Paul Dale 152 26/2
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12791553/

March-
Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes 595 1/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12794343/
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde 373 4/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12390971/
The Black Box by Michael Connelly 307 8/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12167118/
Pig's Foot by Oscar Acosta 333 10/3
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire 397 11/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/8464506/
Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris 295 16/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12974929/
Along Came a Spider by James Patterson 435 20/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12339763/
CSI: Cold Burn by Max Allan Collins 303 23/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12974934/
Crime Brûlée by Nancy Fairbanks 274 28/3
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12974933/
Life, The Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams 199 31/3

April-
Divergent by Veronica Roth 487 5/4
Up Pohnpei by Paul Watson 256 9/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12435930/
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon 268 12/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12810471/
Ignorance by Milan Kundera 195 16/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/4816108/
The Ghost by Robert Harris 400 20/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12621821/
Bees Knees and Barmy Armies by Harry Oliver 232 22/4
One Shot by Lee Child 495 28/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12125943/
Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcon 257 28/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12953927/
Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi 155 29/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12218569/
The Secret Ingredient by Jane Heller 330 30/4
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12053966/

May-
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid 184 1/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12124515/
Core of Evil by Nigel McCrery 389 6/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12907782/
The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman 8/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12766356/
Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella 460 10/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12859930/
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith 217 13/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12619532/
Memory of Water by Emmi Itaranta 263 18/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12733694/
Fiddlers by E McBain 229 20/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/10401356/
Iron Orchid by Stuart Woods 377 26/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12974940/
Hot Water by P G Wodehouse 294 28/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12974942/
The Mephisto Club by Tess Geritsen 473 30/5
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12974939/
Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella 374 31/5

June-
To Love, Honour and Betray by Kathy Lette 1/6
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12638422/
Bombproof by Michael Robotham 275 2/6
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12362249/
Pretend You Don't See Her by Mary Higgins Clark 318 5/6
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12638409/
The Tesseract by Alex Garland 336 8/6
Holiday with Violence 345 11/6
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12453403/
Frangipani by Celestine Hitiura Vaite 334 16/6
www.bookcrossing.com/---/12973864/

Bookrings/Rays/Boxes
Bookrings/Rays Hosted by Me: www.bookcrossing.com/---/490890" target="_blank">Cannery Row, www.bookcrossing.com/---/504571" target="_blank">From a Crooked Rib (Somalia)

Bookrings/Rays Joined
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Flight Behaviour - valpete - recd: 27 Dec
www.bookcrossing.com/---/472523" target="_blank">Farm Boy - smurphie
www.bookcrossing.com/---/487540" target="_blank">Salem Falls - Boekentrol
www.bookcrossing.com/---/499200" target="_blank">Intimacy - katrinat
www.bookcrossing.com/---/494833" target="_blank">The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat - silvia-pco
www.bookcrossing.com/---/504052" target="_blank">The House of the Mosque - okyrhoe
www.bookcrossing.com/---/500439" target="_blank">Strange Weather in Tokyo - romy86

Bookboxes
www.bookcrossing.com/---/510858" target="_blank">First Sentences VBB 9 choice: "I start the year with a throbbing head and shaking limbs, owing to the excessive amounts of alcohol I was forced to drink at me mother's party last night." (Nakipa) / offer: Piercing (Bloedengel) sent 02 January
www.bookcrossing.com/---/511684" target="_blank">Aussie 3k book bag
www.bookcrossing.com/---/513784" target="_blank">SCBE

RABCK/Sweeps/Tags
www.bookcrossing.com/---/515220" target="_blank">One Book a Month Jan - The Eyre Affair (Colombina)
www.bookcrossing.com/---/515321" target="_blank">Authors from Unusual Countries Sweeps Round 7



***2014 Activity***

My Challenges: www.bookcrossing.com/---/501924" target="_blank">Challenge Yourself to Read from the 1001 List / www.bookcrossing.com/---/502512" target="_blank">666 Around the World / www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">SIY Reading Challenge / www.bookcrossing.com/---/511975" target="_blank">Pages Read Challenge - Goal: 20,000 YTD: November 21,043

Books I Have Read (*denotes 1001 BTRBYD book)
January-
1. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> From a Crooked Rib by Nuruddin Farah 176
2. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Ringing in Murder: A Special Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery by Kate Kingsbury 247
3. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Marriage Bureau for Rich People by Farahad Zama 274
4. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Accidental Father by Greg Williams 307
5. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Poppy Done to Death by Charlaine Harris 273
6. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Charmed Again by Elizabeth Lenhard 181
7. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Dangerous Dawn by Frank Leslie 253
8. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 536
9. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Heart of Glass by Vivian French 252
10. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The English Assassin by by Daniel Silva 381
11. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Contest by Matthew Reilly 405
February-
12. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Murder in Montparnasse (A Phryne Fisher Mystery) by Kerry Greenwood 253
13. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Into the Dreaming by Karen Marie Moning 102
14. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Like Water for Chocolate*** by Laura Esquivel 222
15. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Nanny Diaries by N Krauss and E McLaughlin
16. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Road by Cormac McCarthy 307
17. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks 390
18. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> King Solomon's Mines*** by H Rider Haggard 231
19. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman 178
20. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> I'm Not Scared*** by Niccolo Ammaniti 215
21. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The White Tiger*** by Aravind Adiga 288
22. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Brokeback Mountain by Annie Prioux 58
23. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 554
24. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Pants on Fire by Maggie Alderson 380
March-
25. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Asia Hand by Christopher Moore 266
26. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Archbishop in Andalusia by Andrew Greeley 258
27. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan 166
28. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Devil and Ms Prym*** by Paulo Coelho 201
29. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Skeleton Lake by Mike Doogan 291
April-
30. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler 116
31. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> She*** by H Rider Haggard 240
32. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Not Without My Daughter by Betty Mahmoudy 420
33. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Same Earth by Kei Miller 230
May-
34. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Best Man To Die by Ruth Rendell 193
35. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller 290
36. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky 213
37. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Mystic Masseur by V S Naipaul 224
June-
38. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Eleven by Mark Watson 388
39. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Buxton Spice by Oonya Kempadoo 184
40. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Honour Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer 407
41. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Cross Lines by Maeve Binchy 60
42. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Good Omens by T Pratchett & N Gaiman 383
43. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Nemesis by Agatha Christie 182
44. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Girl Who Married a Lion by Alexander McCall Smith 130
45. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Until the End of Time by Polly Whitney 298
46. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Esau by Philip Kerr 404
47. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Self-Preservation Society by Kate Harrison 376
48. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Where We Once Belonged by Sia Figiel 236
July-
49. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Atonement*** by Ian McEwan 375
50. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Fatal Voyage Kathy Reichs 432
51. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Friends, Lovers and Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith 277
52. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat 234
53. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Murder on a Girl's Night Out by Anne George 244
54. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Skeleton in the Closet by M C Beaton 218
55. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Cabin by Carla Neggers 379
August-
56. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The December Boys by Michael Noonan 238
57. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Breakfast at Tiffany's*** by Truman Capote 157
58. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan 415
59. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella 320
60. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Abarat by Clive Barker 431
61. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Amma...a frail wooden door by Amitesh Deo 142
62. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 158
63. First Contact by Patrick Woodrow 443
64. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Beverly Hills Dead by Stuart Woods 376
65. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi 274
66. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> An Artist of the Floating World*** by Kazuo Ishiguro 206
September-
67. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Shopaholic Ties the Knot by Sophie Kinsella 395
68. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy*** by Douglas Adams 215
69. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman 249
70. The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith 233
October-
71. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde 281
72. The Aitch Factor by Susan Butler 283
73. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Lust Caution by Eileen Chang 151
74. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Message in a Bottle by Valerie Zenatti 157
75. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Time to Murder and Create by Lawrence Block 170
76. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Kingdom of this World*** by Alejo Carpentier 150
77. Mothers Grimm by Danielle Wood 212
November-
78. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Bel Canto by Ann Patchett 318
79. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Eva Luna by Isabel Allende 271
December-
80. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Other Hand by Chris Cleave 374
81. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Ponds of Kalambayi by Mike Tidwell 288
82. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> Ceremony in Death by J D Robb 327
83. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank"> The Return Journey by Maeve Binchy 170


Bookrings/Rays/Boxes
Bookrings/Rays Hosted by Me: www.bookcrossing.com/---/490890" target="_blank">Cannery Row, www.bookcrossing.com/---/504571" target="_blank">From a Crooked Rib (Somalia)

Bookrings/Rays Joined
www.bookcrossing.com/---/491276" target="_blank">Amma...A Frail Wooden Door - Andrasthe - recd: 6 Aug/sent: 25 Aug
www.bookcrossing.com/---/467432" target="_blank">Cross Lines - stoepbrak - recd: 12 June/sent: 17 June
www.bookcrossing.com/---/481690" target="_blank">The Vagina Monologues - FiestyPom2Love - recd: 06 Apr/sent: 23 Apr
www.bookcrossing.com/---/498151" target="_blank">The Ocean at the End of the Lane - slipperbunny - recd: 10 Feb/sent: 21 Feb
www.bookcrossing.com/---/505271" target="_blank">The Same Earth - fifna - recd 12: Apr/sent: 23 Apr
www.bookcrossing.com/---/504933" target="_blank">The Mystic Masseur - eponine38 - recd: 27 May/sent: 04 July
www.bookcrossing.com/---/503404" target="_blank">Where We Once Belonged - Askeladda - recd: 25 June/sent: 04 July
www.bookcrossing.com/---/498683" target="_blank">Breath, Eyes, Memory - Andrasthe - recd: 01 July/sent: 13 Aug

Bookboxes
www.bookcrossing.com/---/500117" target="_blank">Alphabet VBB Round 6 choice: Esau (lauraloo29) recd 04 Jan / sent: Eaters of the Dead (yorkshire-lass) 10 Jan
www.bookcrossing.com/---/507170" target="_blank">Alphabet VBB Round 7 choice: Murder on a Girl's Night Out (Lamilla) recd 12 June / offer: Nights in Rodanthe (LovesOU) sent 22 July
www.bookcrossing.com/---/503636" target="_blank">International Shrinking VBB 4 choices: The Other Hand, So Long and Thanks for the Fish, The Self-Preservation Society (DianeFraser) recd 06 Apr / sent: The Devil and Miss Prym (Meg72) 27 Mar
www.bookcrossing.com/---/511554" target="_blank">International Shrinking VBB 5 choice: Olive Kitteridge (DianeFraser) recd 18 Jan / sent: The Scream (BooksAndMusic) 28 Oct
www.bookcrossing.com/---/502563" target="_blank">First Sentences VBB 8 choices: The Broker (sedna5213) recd 06 Apr, A Fortunate Grandchild (soozreader) recd 28 June / offers: The Night Bus (-Kata-) sent 22 Sept, Midnight in Death (Bloedengel) sent 22 July


RABCK/Sweeps/Tags
www.bookcrossing.com/---/488000" target="_blank">One Book a Month April - Lost in a Good Book (Boekentrol) recd 20 May; Something Wicked This Way Comes (Tarna) recd 27 May; June - Perfume (Askeladda) recd 22 Sept; Sept - Man's Fate (greenbadger) recd 17 Nov; October - I Choose to Live (Soozreader) recd 25 Nov / Offer: Oct - Breakfast at Tiffany's (Askeladda) sent 14 Nov
www.bookcrossing.com/---/464746" target="_blank">Wishlist Tag - Parallel Thread cestmoi: The Modigliani Scandal – sent 10 Jan; Feuerzeug11: When We Were Orphans –recd 30 Jan; crimson-tide: The Last Dragonslayer – sent 14 Oct; grovalskii: Ignorance –recd 16 Oct
www.bookcrossing.com/---/464746" target="_blank">New Wishlist Tag crimson-tide: M is for Magic – sent 14 Oct; J4shaw: The Black Book –recd 15 Oct
www.bookcrossing.com/---/507157" target="_blank">1001 Wishlist Tag crimson-tide: An Artist of the Floating World – sent 14 Oct; linguistkris: The God Delusion - recd 27 Dec
www.bookcrossing.com/---/511294" target="_blank">Authors from Unusual Countries Sweeps Round 6 - Boekentrol - Winner! - The Mango Season (sakirmo); Small Memories (arvores); Strangers (carelaisa); The Good Women of China (Boekentrol); Half a Life (Sonnenbarke); Frangipani (jules5); Lost City Radio (klaradyn) / sent: Adrift on the Nile (carelaisa)
www.bookcrossing.com/---/487968" target="_blank">Mission Bookcrossing - Brookler - Norwegian by Night recd 30 Jan / Goodnight Mr Tom sent 04 Feb
www.bookcrossing.com/---/499230" target="_blank">Oppem's 2014 Birthday RABCK - bookstogive
www.bookcrossing.com/---/510793" target="_blank">HGG - elizardbreath



***2013 Activity***

My Challenges: www.bookcrossing.com/---/487408" target="_blank">666 for 2013 / www.bookcrossing.com/---/486780" target="_blank">Challenge Yourself to Read from the 1001 List / www.bookcrossing.com/---/498779" target="_blank">SIY Reading Challenge / www.bookcrossing.com/---/500398" target="_blank">Pages Read Challenge - Goal: 25,000 YTD: December 18,760 / www.bookcrossing.com/---/500339" target="_blank"> Ultimate Challenge YTD December 156

Books I Have Read (*denotes 1001 BTRBYD book)
January-
1. Between the Assasinations by Aravind Aviga
2. Brick Lane by Monica Ali
3. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Hit by Tara Moss
4. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett
5. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Prep by Curtis Sittenfield
February-
6. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Perfect World by Brian James
7. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan*
8. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
9. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Code Name: Princess by Christina Skye
March-
10. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Odd One Out by Monica McInerney
11. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Betrayal of Grace Mulcahy by Collette Caddle
12. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Cannery Row by John Steinbeck*
13. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
14. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali
15. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Little Women by Louisa May Alcott*
April-
16. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Split by Tara Moss
17. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Do You Come Here Often by Alexandra Potter
18. Games of Thrones by George R R Martin
19. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Echo Burning by Lee Child
20. The Green Mile by Stephen King www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Part 1: The Two Dead Girls
May-
21. The Green Mile by Stephen King www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Part 2: The Mouse on the Mile
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Part 3: Coffey's Hands
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Part 4: The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Part 5: The Night Journey
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Part 6: Coffey on the Mile
22. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
23. A Clash of Kings by George R R Martin
24. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Sleeping Tiger by Rosamunde Pilcher
June-
25. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Handbag Heaven by Maggie Alderson
26. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Thrill of It All by Christe Ridgeway
27. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Till We Meet Again by Lesley Pearse
28. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Jack and Jill by James Patterson
29. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
July-
30. A Storm of Swords by George R R Martin
31. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Must Love Mistletoe by Christie Ridgeway
32. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Bodies in a Bookshop by R T Campbell
33. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Your Wish is my Command by Donna Kaufmann
August-
34. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">A Month in the Country by J L Carr
35. A Feast for Crows by George R R Martin
36. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse
September-
37. A Dance with Dragons by George R R Martin
38. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">K is for Killer by Sue Grafton
39. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Builders by Maeve Binchy
40. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Irish Tweed by Andrew M Greeley
41. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
October-
42. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Ice Station by Matthew Reilly
43. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
44. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Modigliani Scandal by Ken Follett
45. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Hell Island by Matthew Reilly
November-
46. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Schafer 248
47. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Hours by Michael Cunningham* 226
48. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The October Killings by Wessel Ebersohn 320
49. The Keys of Hell by Jack Higgins 272
50. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera 150
December-
51. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">One Summer by Rachel Billington 312
52. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway* 93
53. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Ghost Sudoku by Kaye Morgan 224
54. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Dear John by Nicholas Sparks 276
55. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad 320

Bookrings/Rays/Boxes
Bookrings/Rays Joined
www.bookcrossing.com/---/471438" target="_blank">A Month in the Country - goldenwattle / recd: 26 Jul sent: 12 Aug
www.bookcrossing.com/---/481773" target="_blank">I Am Nujood, Aged 10 and Divorced - hyphen8 / recd: 15 Mar sent: 26 Mar
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">One Summer - storm0103 / recd: 12 Nov finished: 03 Dec
www.bookcrossing.com/---/485848" target="_blank">Little Brother - Nell-Lu / recd: 24 Apr sent: 24 May
www.bookcrossing.com/---/466688" target="_blank">Odd and the Frost Giants - hyphen8 / recd: 25 Feb sent: 28 Feb
www.bookcrossing.com/---/488156" target="_blank">84 Charing Cross Road - prachitulshan / recd: 29 Sept sent: 15 Oct
www.bookcrossing.com/---/447856" target="_blank">The October Killings - stoepbrak / recd: 12 Nov sent: 12 Dec
www.bookcrossing.com/---/499930" target="_blank">The Whale Rider - sfogs / recd: 19 Nov sent: 02 Dec
www.bookcrossing.com/---/454150" target="_blank">The Old Man and the Sea - greenbadger / recd: 28 Nov sent: 09 Dec

Bookboxes
www.bookcrossing.com/---/491033" target="_blank">Alphabet VBB Round 5 choice: Fatal Cure (Bookworm-lady) recd 10 July / sent: Pet Shop of Horrors (collin26) 12 Sept
www.bookcrossing.com/---/481628" target="_blank">First Sentences VBB Round 6 chose 3 books 18 May /sent: Little Women (Andrasthe), The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Boekentrol) 27 May, Handbag Heaven (collectorkerri) 11 June / received: The Ponds of Kalambayi, Not Without My Daughter (oliviapoolside) 04 June; Yesterday's Houses (Nakipa) 07 June
www.bookcrossing.com/---/493132" target="_blanraluk68k">First Sentences VBB Round 7 chose 2 books 21 Sept / sent: Irish Tweed (wilderwoman) 15 Oct, The Hours (raluk68) 17 Nov / recd: The Kitchen God's Wife (Icila) 18 Nov, Girls in their Married Bliss (Soozreader) 09 Jan
www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Global Fiction VBB - DubaiReader - choices: The Marriage Bureau for Rich People(saskiasosmile) recd 05 July, From a Crooked Rib(Soozreader) recd 23 August /sent: The Poet, Satan in Goray (DuabaiReader) 07June

RABCK/Sweeps/Tags
1. Intl Sweeps
  • Jan - sent 23 Feb
  • Apr - sent 21 May
    2. Acts of Kindness Sweeps
  • Jan - sent 21 Feb
  • Mar - sent 31 Mar
  • Apr - sent 23 Apr
    3. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">One Book a Month
  • Jan - Till We Meet Again from Miss Sunshine - recd 01 Mar
  • Mar - Odd One Out - sent 02 Apr
  • Apr - Good Omens from greenbadger - recd 24 Apr / Succubus Revealed plus extra from Amber C - recd 24 Apr
  • May - 52 Simple Ways to Tell Your Child "I Love You" from tomato68 - recd 15 June
  • July - Eleven from sarahmangan - recd 23 August
  • August - Split - sent 18 Sept / Women and Ghosts - sent 18 Sept / Bodies in a Bookshop - sent 12 Sept
    4. www.bookcrossing.com/---/464746" target="_blank">Wishlist Tag - Parallel Thread
  • J4Shaw: The Black Book - sent 18 Mar; Nakipa: Atonement - recd 22 Apr
  • VeganMedusa: Amsterdam - sent 8 May; VeganMedusa: The Prince plus The Princessa - recd 22 May
  • Yorkshire-lass: wings - purchased 26 Sept; motherof11: The Nanny Diaries - recd 22 Oct
  • grovalskii: Tamar - sent 28 Dec; linguistkris: Dreams from my Father – recd 26 Jan
    5.www.bookcrossing.com/---/491058" target="_blank">Reverse Tag Game
  • DubaiReader: Accidental Father - recd 10 May; jules5: Bonjour Tristesse - sent 02 Apr
  • lils74: Bodies in a Bookshop - recd 07 May; Tsjara: Love Song - sent 15 Apr
  • lils74: Book Shop of Horrors - recd 06 June; Chania: What a Carve Up - sent 27 May
  • Ossiefry: Bookseller of Kabul - recd 02 Aug; alexiapapa: Sleeping Tiger - sent 11 June
    6. Chicklit and Chocolate Sweep - sent 23 Apr
    7. Intl 2nd Annual 2x April Showers Sweeps - sent 23 Apr
    !!!I am a Winner!!! Thank you very much everyone.
    Lamilla: stamps and postcard plus a postcard with special postmark FDC
    kirjakko: stamps, bookmark and chatty letter
    Bookworm-lady: "The Senator" and a Spanish fan
    HI77:"The Time Traveller's Wife"
    herchelle: "Under the Wide Blue Sky", labels and bookmarks
    karenBC: "Outlander" and "Clan of the Cave Bear"
    raluk86: BC labels and stickers, bookmarks, stamps and postcard
    collin26: chatty letter and stamps
    elstaplador: "Juno and Juliet" and postcard
    saskiasosmile: "The Book Thief"
    Nakipa: "The Elegance of the Hedgehog"
    bloedengel: "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "The Best Man to Die"
    elizardbreath: wings
    8. The Gift and Book You Didn't Expect Sweep - sent 23 Apr
    9. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">SGG 2013 - sent 02 Jul (various); HI77 22 Jul; raluk68 30 Jul / recd: xclarimax "Diary of a Wimpy Kid' and "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister" 19 Jul; HI77 "The Year of the Flood" 22 Jul; Herchelle postcard 31 Jul; pinkoeira letter 10 Sept
    10. www.bookcrossing.com/---/" target="_blank">Mission Bookcrossing - Brookler - The Poisonwood Bible recd 16 Sept / Dying for Daddy sent 19 Sept

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