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wingjarewing

From Port Richey, Florida USA
Age 46
Joined Tuesday, July 29, 2003
Recent Book Activity
Statistics
4 weeks all time
books registered 0 3,432
released in the wild 1 3,583
controlled releases 0 291
releases caught 1 302
controlled releases caught 0 179
books found 0 915
tell-a-friend referrals 0 396
new member referrals 0 57
forum posts 0 3,281
Extended Profile
Hello fellow book junkies! I am an avid reader, and a huge horror fan. My reading tastes are varied, but most of the time, you will find me reading horror, LGBTQ fiction, and bizzaro/weird fiction.
Read my Bookcrossing blog by clicking here.

A little about me, I'm 46, live in the Tampa Bay, Florida area.

I'm all over the web, but mostly can be found on Twitter, handle @bigbookgeek






And, if you have a sense of humor, check out my Runaway Bride Releases at the 7-11 where she made her 9-1-1 call!






I am currently reading Any Way the Wind Blows by E. Lynn Harris


STATS (these numbers are about 4 years old, I haven't tallied a current set of stats).
True "wild" releases: 3385
Wild catches: 212
Catch rate: 6.2%
Latest catch: The Andromeda Strain

Longest stretch between a release and journal entry: 8 1/2 years!

Funniest catch: Lady Of The Knight

My favorite catch: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

My FIRST and LATEST releases!


I have released books in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and the District Of Columbia. Outside of the United States, I have released books in Belize, Honduras, Mexico, and on cruise ships in the Gulf Of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean.



Projects:

I love a good BC event or project! I have organized three biggies in my area so far.

In October 2007, we released hundreds of books at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! See catches here!

In November 2007, we gave nearly 100 books to 4 Support, a local charity that distributes items to children in area hospitals. And in September 2008 I gave them an additional 169 books! I will be collecting and giving books to them on a semi-regular basis now.

In June 2008, we set up a Bookcrossing table at Albuquerque Pridefest! Had a great time, and managed to give away 173 books! See journal entries here!





Books I read in 2004: 16
Books I read in 2005: 35
Books I read in 2006: 37
Books I read in 2007: 55
Books I read in 2008: 52
Books I read in 2009: 73
Books I read in 2010: 91
I didn't track my reads in 2011 or 2012, but my 2013 reads are listed on Goodreads.




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