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From Neenah, Wisconsin USA
Age 61
Joined Monday, April 28, 2008
Recent Book Activity
4 weeks all time
books registered 1 841
released in the wild 0 196
controlled releases 3 708
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books found 3 773
tell-a-friend referrals 0 23
new member referrals 0 8
forum posts 2 893
Extended Profile
My favs are historical fiction, fantasy books and the classics. I also love a good laugh and like reading the works of Christopher Moore, Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett. I spend a lot of time in the car so I listen to audio books as well. You'll notice that I listen to quite of few children/young adult books. That's because I really do love imaginative tales and I find them easier to follow while driving. Don't want to be too distracted on the road!

I've noticed that some BCers like to collect items such as stamps or postcards. I've started to collect bookplates. I use these in my "special" books and I also like to share them with other BCers, tucking them in my "Controlled Releases". Just my way of saying "HI!" and wishing you an AWESOME day.

**By the way, if any of my Bookcrossing friends want to "friend me" on Facebook, I'd love it. Just be sure to send me a little message telling me your Bookcrossing name. I've received some friend requests in the past and didn't accept them because I didn't recognize the people by their real name.

NOTICE: I am willing to trade books with others. Check out my Available and Wish Lists.
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Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.

Arnold Lobel

Thanks to those who have granted me my wishes!

PaulsBooks, Tori58, Trekwoman, airyaa, Smurphie, karen07814, Tuz, booklady331, nuyear1975, News-Hound, jaenelle, nattabee, flossie771, hyphen8, hippolein, easterngirl71, elis-fromSweden, qweenoftheworld, judygreeneyes, dukefan86, Marsala, JudySlump612, dvg, southernfryed, ghir, Rororosie, Keetal, Katekintail, perryfran, indygo88, firefly711, amme1980, OneMorePage, redfox5, Sistermadilou, herchelle, JPix, heartthumper, footymadgill, twm3, GoryDetails, Hendertuckian, biisbsw, sfogs, Erishkigal, Frutz, slipperbunny, MRJIGGS, melydia, bookstogive, valpete, HI77, Aramena, book_drunkard (hostile17), fathermurphy, MmeClinton, spoiledrotten, tomato68, josierivers, lauraloo29, koivula5, NancyNova, BadgerJim, & JessicaEby

Reading Now:
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory

Listening to:
Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card

2021 Reads

The Good Women of China by Xinran
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Marry E. Pearson
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care--and How to Fix It by Marty Makary
The Initiate by Louise Cooper
The Star of Persia by Jill Eileen Smith
Elevation by Stephen King
The Stories of Eva Luna by Isabell Allende
Watch Your Back by Karen Rose
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom
The Prince and the Pilgrim by Mary Stewart
Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson
Slavemakers by Joseph Wallace
The Year the Cloud Fell by Kurt R.A. Giambastiani
The Light Years by R.W.W. Greene
Brood by Jackie Polzin

2021 Listens (Audio)
Dark Prince by Christine Feehan
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Against All Medical Advice by James Patterson and Hal Friedman
The Fox Inheritance by Mary Pearson
Fox Forever by Mary Pearson
Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer
Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer
Pastwatch: The Remption of Christopher Columbus

Past Books I Have Read:

Past Audiobooks I Have Listened To:

Bookrings & Bookrays I'm participating in:

Audiobook VBB - iwillrejoice**Sent Forward**
CD Only Audio Book Bookbox - booklady331**Sent Forward**
HI77's Audio Bookbox - HI77**Sent Forward**
Bookbox of Intentional Variety - HI77
The Bookbox of the Apocalypse & Other Realities - Spatial

Bookrings & Rays I Have Finished and Sent Forward:

Bookrings & Rays I'm hosting:

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer**Successfully Completed**
Earreading Audiobooks on Cassette Bookbox #2 (KateKintail) **Successfully Completed**
The Thief of Always by Clive Barker**Successfully Completed**
Cassettes Are Still Alive Bookbox **Successfully Completed** Box Full of Magical, Mystical Stories and Dangerous Beasties BOOK BOX**Successfully Completed** the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls**Traveling**

Past Bookrings & Rays I Have Started:

Happily handing out RABCKs since 2008

Total RABCK count: 92

You Are Ocean Blue

You're both warm and practical. You're very driven, but you're also very well rounded.

You tend to see both sides to every issue, and people consider you a natural diplomat.

What kind of bookcrosser are you
Your Result: ring in bundles

They come and come. Ringbooks come in herds, that's what you say! You made a basket on your mail box, otherwise the frontdoor woldn't open when you return from work. You know your postman by christian name.

Playfull RBACKer
Love to meet
Obsessive releaser
Thematic dropper
Talk of the toy
lucky lurker
strange looking bystander
What kind of bookcrosser are you
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