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From Hamilton, Ontario Canada
Age 56
Joined Sunday, October 13, 2002
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21 years of BookCrossing

Those years have brought me new books and more importantly, new friends that I never would have met if not for this wonderful site!!!

My reading tastes are eclectic but I favour historical fiction, books set in India or China (especially historical), mysteries (cozy, police procedural, English country - all kinds!!), historical true crime and conspiracy thrillers (think Da Vinci Code).

I rarely read romance or fantasy but have been known to indulge occasionally. The last few years I have been reading more non-fiction, mostly biographies or memoirs, but also science-y stuff in layman's terms, i.e. Sapiens.

I am always open to suggestions of new authors and titles!!
Feel free to email me at: if you are in the Toronto/Hamilton/Niagara Falls, ON area and would like to meet up for coffee/trade books.

My top 5 for 2024 - Contenders

My top 4 for 2023
Where the Crawdads Sing
News of the World
The Midnight Library
Everything is F*cked

Address for HGG etc.
V. Wall
290 Mohawk Rd W
Hamilton ON L9C 1W3

HGG/Secret Santa wishlist/Birthday Group
- books about books!
- wishlist books
- fountain pens or extra fine ball point pens
- crossword puzzles
- my favourite colour is turquoise
- bookmarks - any kind
- donation to a charity for a children's hospital
- book bag
- Christmas ornament
- fridge magnet or key chain from your country/city/favourite local landmark
- bookcrossing supplies
- donation to bookcrossing

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