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lit-fandango

From Whiting, New Jersey USA
Age 68
Joined Monday, June 06, 2005
Recent Book Activity
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4 weeks all time
books registered 0 2,537
released in the wild 0 1,111
controlled releases 0 639
releases caught 0 67
controlled releases caught 0 6
books found 0 64
tell-a-friend referrals 0 83
new member referrals 0 12
forum posts 0 230
Extended Profile
Hi! I am lit-fandango, and my screen name reveals a book fan who also enjoys movies.

I was married 40 years to a great guy -- sadly he died of cancer July 2010. I'm blessed with four adult kids and ten grandchildren, seven girls and three boys, from 21 months to 13 years old.

In the fall of 2002, I returned to college after 35 years, graduating in May '05 with a degree in -- what else?-- literature! I concentrated on creative writing and hope to have my own work published and registered here someday.


About Requests and Trades (U.S. only)
I moved to a smaller house, released or otherwise shared many books, and had some trouble keeping up with bookcrossing entries. There may be books on my BC bookshelf that I no longer have, but I will honor requests if I can.

73 BOOKS READ 2010-2012

In the Lake of the Woods - Tim O'Brien
The Rule of Four - Ian Caldwell, Dustin Thomason
The Bridges of Madison County - Robert James Waller
The Broker - John Grisham
The Testament - John Grisham
The Appeal - John Grisham
The Partner - John Grisham
The King of Torts - John Grisham
Snow Falling on Cedars - David Guterson
Die Trying - Lee Child
F Paul Wilson's Virgin - F Paul Wilson
The Blessing Way - Tony Hillerman
The Deep End of the Ocean - Jacquelyn Mitchard
E is for Evidence - Sue Grafton
F is for Fugitive - Sue Grafton
K is for Killer - Sue Grafton
True Blue - David Baldacci
Absolute Power - David Baldacci
His Mother's Son - Cai Emmons
The Last City Room - Al Martinez
Double Take: A Memoir - Kevin Michael Connolly
The Shipping News - Annie Proulx
The Prince of Tides - Pat Conroy
The Saving Graces - Patricia Gaffney
What Goes On - Stephen Dunn
The Stone Monkey - Jeffery Deaver
The Liar's Club - Mary Karr
A Civil Action - Jonathan Harr
Discovering the Soul - Robert G Jarmon
Fox's Earth - Anne Rivers Siddons
Low Country - Anne Rivers Siddons
Homeplace - Anne Rivers Siddons
Faultlines - Anne Rivers Siddons
Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? - Datis Kharrazian, DHSc
Smila's Sense of Snow - Peter Hoeg
Holy Blood, Holy Grail - Michael Baigent
Total Control - David Baldacci
Moses the Kitten - James Herriot
A Treasury for 5-Year-Olds - Unknown
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Judi Barrett
Lemonade Sun and Other Poems - Rebecca Kai Dotlich
A Snake Mistake - Mavis Smith
Embraced by the Light - Betty J Eadie
Needful Things - Stephen King
Power of the Soul - John Holland
The Pilot's Wife - Anita Shreve
The Sleeping Doll - Jefferey Deaver
Running Scared - Elizabeth Lowell
Don't Pee on my Leg & Tell Me It's Raining - Judy Sheindlin
Odd Thomas - Dean Koontz
Forever Odd - Dean Koontz
Odd Hours - Dean Koontz
Brother Odd - Dean Koontz
A Drink Before the War - Dennis Lehane
Mystic River - Dennis Lehane
Ground Zero - F. Paul Wilson
The Coupon Mom's Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half - Stephanie Nelson
The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
Don't Worry, Make Money - Richard Carlson, Ph.D
Kids Are Punny - Rosie O'Donnell
Blame It on the Great Blue Panda - Claire Freedman
The Velveteen Rabbit - Margery Williams
Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen
How to Get What You Want & Want What You Have - John Gray
The Beck Diet Solution - Judith S Beck
The Rosary: A Journey to the Beloved - Gary Jansen
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio - Terry Ryan
I'll Be Seeing You - Mary Higgins Clark
Celestial Navigation - Anne Tyler
September - Rosamunde Pilcher
Blessings - Anna Quindlan
The Street Lawyer - John Grisham
Reading Like a Writer - Francine Prose
Anatomy of a Food Addiction - Anne Katherine
Colony - Anne Rivers Siddons
Up Island - Anne Rivers Siddons
Kings Oak - Anne Rivers Siddons
Live Your Best Life - Oprah Magazine
Bobbie Brown: Living Beauty - Bobbie Brown
Cross - James Patterson

39 BOOKS READ IN 2009

Infernal - F Paul Wilson
The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen
Mother of Pearl - Melinda Haynes
White Oleander - Janet Fitch
Vinegar Hill - A Manette Ansay
Everything Else in the World - Stephen Dunn
Rum Punch - Elmore Leonard
The Vanished Man - Jefferey Deaver
Sphere - Michael Crichton
She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb
Heartbreak Hotel - Anne Rivers Siddons
John Chancellor Makes Me Cry - Anne Rivers Siddons
Downtown - Anne Rivers Siddons
Hill Towns - Anne Rivers Siddons
Peachtree Road - Anne Rivers Siddons
Through Time Into Healing - Brian Weiss
Many Lives, Many Masters - Brian Weiss
Reprisal - F Paul Wilson
The Touch - F Paul Wilson
The Tomb - F Paul Wilson
The Keep - F Paul Wilson
The Cider House Rules - John Irving
April Morning - Howard Fast
One Last Time - John Edwards
Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert
The Day After Tomorrow - Allan Folsom
House Made of Dawn - N. Scott Momaday
The Summons (audio) - John Grisham
The Second Time Around (audio) - Mary Higgins Clark
Until the Real Thing Comes Along - Elizabeth Berg
But I Wouldn't Want to Die There - Nancy Pickard
By the Sword - F. Paul Wilson

32 BOOKS READ IN 2008

Coyote Waits (audio) - Tony Hillerman
The Thief of Time (audio) - Tony Hillerman
Skinwalkers - Tony Hillerman
The Journey - Niama Leslie Williams, Ph.D.
The Wine Trials - Robin Goldstein
The Stranger Beside Me - Ann Rule
Welcome to the World Baby Girl - Fannie Flagg
The Hunt for Red October - Tom Clancy
Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma -- Lorraine Johnston
The Pearl - John Steinbeck
The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid
Haunted Gettysburg: Eyewitness Accounts of the Supernatural - Jack Bochar and Bob Wasal
More Haunted Gettysburg: Eyewitness Accounts of the Supernatural - Jack Bochar and Bob Wasal
Coffin Dancer - Jeffery Deaver
The Jesus Dynasty - James D. Tabor
Courting Trouble - Lisa Scottoline
Lamb in Love - Carrie Brown
More Tales of the City - Armistead Maupin
Rembrandt's Hat - Bernard Malamud
The Woman Who Walked Into Doors - Roddy Doyle
Reef - Romesh Gunesekera
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Before I Say Goodbye - Mary Higgins Clark
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose - Eckhart Tolle
The Color of Water - James McBride
I Was Amelia Earhart - Jane Mendelsohn
Images of America: Howell and Farmingdale - Tova Navarra
Crisscross - F. Paul Wilson
Midnight Mass - F. Paul Wilson
Harbingers - F. Paul Wilson
Bloodline - F. Paul Wilson

43 BOOKS READ IN 2007

Killshot - Elmore Leonard
The Gold Coast - Nelson DeMille
Chocolate for a Woman's Soul - Kay Allenbaugh
Viva La Repartee - Dr. Mardy Grothe
A Light in the Attic - Shel Silverstein
Life: Selected Quotations - Paul Coelho
The Pact - Jodi Picoult
Ludicrous Laws & Mindless Misdemeanors - Lance S. Davidson
The Barrens and Others - F Paul Wilson
The House Next Door - Anne Rivers Siddons
One Writer's Beginnings - Eudora Welty
Ranting Again - Dennis Miller
Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets - J K Rowling
Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban - J K Rowling
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire - J K Rowling
Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix - J K Rowling
Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince - J K Rowling
Christ the Lord - Anne Rice
Rise and Shine - Anna Quindlen
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
Cuba Libre - Elmore Leonard
The President's Assassin - Brian Haig
Savage Beauty - Nancy Milford
Rose's Garden - Carrie Brown
The Fat Woman's Joke - Fay Weldon
Midnight Champagne - A. Manette Ansay
Thirteen Moons - Charles Frazier
Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook for Women - M. Sara Rosenthal, Ph.D.
March - Geraldine Brooks
The Haunted Air - F. Paul Wilson
Giants in the Earth - O. E. Rolvaag
Deal With Your Debt - Liz Pulliam Weston
For One More Day - Mitch Albom
The Emotional First Aid Kit: A Practical Guide to Life After Bariatric
Surgery
- Cynthia Alexander
We Thought You Would Be Prettier - Laurie Notaro
How to Read Literature Like a Professor - Thomas C. Foster
On Writing - Stephen King
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
Jewel - Brett Lott
The Time Traveler's Wife (audio) - Audrey Niffenegger
In Like Flynn - Rhys Bowen
Back When We Were Grownups - Anne Tyler
Passing For Thin - Frances Kuffel

49 BOOKS READ IN 2006

The Woman Who Tries to Believe - Barbara Daniels
Morgan's Passing - Anne Tyler
Door to December - Dean Koontz
In Country - Bobbie Ann Mason
Getting the Love You Want - Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
Losing Your Pounds of Pain - Doreen Virtue, Ph.D.
Lancelot - Walker Percy
Feeding the Hungry Heart - Geneen Roth
Double Duty: Food Addicted - Claudia Black, Ph.D.
Cup of Gold - John Steinbeck
The Natural - Bernard Malamud
Morte D'Arthur - Thomas Malory
From Ritual to Romance - Jessie Weston
Idylls of the King - Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
The Quest of the Holy Grail - translated by Pauline Matarasso
Midwives - Chris Bohjalian
Girl With A Pearl Earring - Tracy Chevalier
The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
Running With Scissors - Augusten Burroughs
The Color of Death - Elizabeth Lowell
Always Time to Die - Elizabeth Lowell
Rainbow Six - Tom Clancy
Angels and Demons - Dan Brown
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
Deception Point - Dan Brown
Wailing Winds - Tony Hillerman
Love Me - Garrison Keiller
The Glorious Cause - Jeff Shaara
The Last Full Measure - Jeff Shaara
Wishing You Well - David Baldacci
Myth, Media, and the Southern Mind - Stephen A. Smith
The Portable Stephen Crane - Stephen Crane
The Portable Jack London - Jack London
Sister Carrie - Theodore Dreiser
The House of Mirth (audio) - Edith Wharton
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
McTeague - Frank Norris
The Duchess of Malfi - John Webster
Volpone - Ben Jonson
Utopia - Thomas More
Charming Billy (audio) - Alice McDermott
Little Altars Everywhere - Rebecca Wells
Cold Mountain - Charles Frazier
The Unvanquished - by William Faulkner
I Thought My Father Was God:And Other True Tales from NPR (audio) -Paul Auster
Speaking With the Angel (audio) - Nick Hornby
A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake
of 1906
- Simon Winchester








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