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From Huron, Ohio USA

Age 63

Joined Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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controlled releases 13 810
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Who is John Galt? --Ayn Rand

Birthday buddy--wibba (July 22)

Hosting bookrings or bookrays--
"Alternative/surprise" bookray 2/4/2010 Nuclear Winter Wonderland completed
"The first colo'ring" bookring 9/15/2010 stalled, considered ended
"McGowan's Call" bookray 10/5/2010 completed
"Atlas Shrugged" bookring 5/1/11 completed, book to released by last reader
"The Book Thief" bookray 9/10/11 completed, book to be wild released by last reader
"The Most Beautiful Thing" bookring 9/18/12, completed
"The Casual Vacancy" bookring 12/1/12 stalled, considered ended
"Wreck this Journal" bookring 1/2/13, completed
"The End of Your Life Book Club" 6/20/2013 completed
"Crossing Paths: A BookCrossing Novel" 7/10/2014 book lost, ring ended
"The Traveler" bookring 6/10/2017 completed 10/2/2017

Participating in these bookrings
*One surprise bookring (read)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society bookring (read)
The Double Bind bookring (read)
How to Be Lost bookring (read)
Journal started in 2005 (read, journaled, and sent)
The Help bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
Sarkie's Journal bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
A Room Swept White bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
Please God Let Me Win the Lottery bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
How to Train Your Dragon bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
Freak The Mighty bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
Broken for You bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
The Omnivore's Dilemma bookring (received, sent on)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo bookray (read, journaled, and sent)
Thirteen Reasons Why bookring (read, journaled, and sent)
The Ginger Tree (read, journaled, sent)
Word Nerd (read, journaled, sent)
The Boleyn Inheritance (read, journaled, sent)
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud (read, journaled, sent)
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers (read, journaled, sent)
The Book of Lost Things (read, journaled, sent)
Lolita (read journaled, sent)
The Beaufort Diaries (read, journaled, sent)
Eat, Pray, Love (received, journaled, sent)
Jerusalem Spring (read, journaled, sent)
31 Dream Street (read, journaled, sent)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and other Concerns) (read, journaled, sent)
The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly (read, journaled, sent)
A Stolen Life (read, journaled, sent)
Warm Bodies (read, journaled, sent)
A Time of Gifts (read, journaled, sent)
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (read, journaled, sent)
Bared to You (read, journaled, sent)
The Day the World Came to Town 9/11 (read, journaled, sent)
To Say Nothing of the Dog (read, journaled, sent)
Undressing the Devil (read, journaled, sent)
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker (read, journaled, sent)
Psychic Cats (read, journaled, sent)
Brian, His Granddad, & The Cup of Ages (read, journaled, sent)
Death Ain't But a Word (read, journaled, sent)
Heart-Shaped Bruise (read, journaled, sent)
The Old Man and the Sea (read, journaled, sent)
The Snow Child (read, journaled, sent)
The Moon Dwellers (read, journaled, sent)
Wallace Tripp's Wurst-Seller (read, journaled, sent)
A Long Way Home ray (read, journaled, and sent on)
The Goldfinch ray (read, journaled, and sent)
Rampaging F**Kers (read partially, journaled, and sent)
The Fault in Our Stars ring (read, journaled, and sent)
Power in the Blood ring (read, journaled, and sent)
NSFW and Inhuman Acts rings (read ,journaled, and sent)
Paper Town ring (read, journaled, and sent)
Kat Kong (read, journaled, and sent)
The Girl on the Train ring (read, journaled, and sent)
A Street Cat Named Bob ray (read, journaled, and sent)
The Confession of Stella Moon (read, journaled, and sent)

several various colo'rings (colored, journaled, sent although one started by Julespaige in 9/2010 is stalled as well as the one I started in 9/2010--considered ended)

Participating in these book boxes
Wrap It Up (from Marysgirl) book box (already chosen and sent on)
Bizarre reads book box (already chosen and sent on)
VBB mystery/thriller hosted by bookstogive still continuing
Possessive book box (already chosen and sent on)
Wrap It Up (from books2give) book box (already chosen and sent on)
Something For Everyone (from Marysgirl) book box (already chosen and sent on)
Potpourri book box (from nattabee) (ending with me, to be decided)
Last Book Standing book box (from the remains of the Potpourri box )--completed
VBB 1001-library hosted by flewry
Wrap It Up book box hosted by winternixie (already chosen and sent on)
Medicine Chest book box hosted by (already chosen and sent on)
VBB Erotic/steamy hosted by Bkind2books (completed)
ABC VBB (hosted by booklady331) (still continuing)
Surprise book box and other random book boxes

2016 Book list

Man Hunting--Jennifer Crusie *
Love in a Small Town--Zoe York
The Sweetest Thing --Lilian Darcy
Knowing His Secret--K.C. Falls
The Monsters of Templeton--Lauren Groff
The New Neighbor-- Leah Stewart
Summer Sisters--Judy Blume *
I Take You--Eliza Kennedy
Weekend with the Tycoon--Kaira Rouda
Smoke--Catherine McKenzie
Elusive Obsession--Judy Kentrus
Scratch: A Novel of Magic--Paul Janson *
A Mother's Day: a short story--Kaira Rouda
The Sea Keeper's Daughters--Lisa Wingate
Fantomas--Marcel Allain
The Time Traveler's Wife--Audrey Niffenegger *
Locked--Maya Cross
The Boys in the Boat--Daniel James Brown
Eleanor & Park--Rainbow Rowell *
Appalachian Serenade: a novella--Sarah Loudin Thomas
My Life on the Road--Gloria Steinem
The Secret Life of Bees--Sue Monk Kidd
The Lovers' Tango--Mark Rubinstein
Followed by Frost--Charlie N. Holmberg
Bad Boys in Black Tie--Foster/McCarthy/Leigh *
The Lost Tiki Palaces of Detroit--Michael Zadoorian
Once Upon a Summertime--Melody Carlson
The Sandcastle Girls--Chris Bohjalian
The Bishop and the Three Kings--Andrew M. Greeley *
Pretty Girls--Karin Slaughter
The Secrets of Lake Road--Karen Katchur
Paranormal Nights Vol. 1--various authors
Key of Light--Nora Roberts *
Birdman--Mo Hayder *
What Once Was Perfect--Zoe York
The Rib and Thigh Bones of Desire--Sandra Hutchinson
Cowboy & Wills: A Love Story--Monica Holloway
Spin--Catherine McKenzie
Cat Tales--various authors *
Ethereal (Celestra #1)--Addison Moore
Career of Evil--Robert Galbraith
Strange Bedpersons--Jennifer Crusie *
The Brethren--John Grisham *
One with You (Crossfire #5)--Sylvia Day
Cocoa and Chanel--Donna Joy Usher
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt--Edmund Morris
Spun--Catherine McKenzie
The Wrong Man--Kate White
Web of Lies--Jennifer Estep
Exalted--Tara Elizabeth
#hashtagged--Kimberly Hix Trant
Stalked--Lorraine Taylor *
The Aviator's Wife--Melanie Banjamin
The Mystery of 31 New Inn--R. Austin Freeman
Bright Blaze of Magic--Jennifer Estep
The Longest Ride--Nicholas Sparks
Bad Dog (A Love Story)--Martin Kihn
Stars Over Sunset Boulevard--Susan Meissner
The Argonauts--Maggie Nelson
Arranged--Catherine McKenzie
Immersed in Desire--Tiffany Reisz
How to be a Woman--Caitlin Moran
Under the Lights--Stacey Shannon
Dockside--Susan Wiggs
Tremble (Celestra #2)--Addison Moore
Happy are the Peace Makers--Andrew M. Greeley *
Not Over You--Amanda Torrey
Venom--Jennifer Estep
Key of Knowledge--Nora Roberts *
Defending Hearts--Shannon Stacey
No One Knows--J.T. Ellison
Home Front--Kristin Hannah *
Deep Wizardry--Diane Duane
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children--Ransom Riggs *
Alive--Scott Sigler
How to Talk to Your Cat--Lynn Allison
The 19th Wife--David Ebershoff
See Me--Nicholas Sparks
Nine Women, One Dress--Jane L. Rosen
Get Out of Your Head or You'll Go Out of Your Mind--Laura Miller Pearce
The Quality of Silence--Rosamund Lupton
Kat Kong--Dav Pilkey *
Paper Towns--John Green *
Key of Valor--Nora Roberts *
Enter at Your Risk: A Rainfurrest Anthology--Bryan Nickleberry, ed. *
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2--J.K. Rowling et al.
The Trouble With Charlie--Merry Jones
The Christmas Promise--Kimberly Rose Johnson
A Walk in the Woods--Bill Bryson
The House by the Lake--Ella Carey
The Best Medicine--Elizabeth Hayley
Geek Love--Katherine Dunn *
Beware the Tufted Duck--Lydia Adamson *
Inhuman Acts--Ocean Tigrox, ed. *
Just Say Yes--Elizabeth Hayley
Lip Service--M.J. Rose
The Sinner--Tess Gerritsen *
When Smiles Fade--Paige Dearth
It's All Zoo--Gerald A. Browne
The Wedding Arrangement--Elizabeth Hayley
The Autumn Balloon--Kenny Porpora *
The Sparrow--Mary Doria Russell
Arouse (A Spiral of Bliss #1)--Nina Lane
Homecoming--Shannon Stacey
Whatever Happened to the World of Tomorrow?--Brian Fies
All the Missing Girls--Megan Miranda
The Last Good Knight: Scars and Stripes--Tiffany Reisz
Truth Always Kills--Rick Ollerman
2AM at the Cat's Pajamas--Marie-Helene Bertino
The Tale of Despereaux--Kate DiCamillo
A Girl's Best Friend--Lindsey Kelk
I Like You Just Fine When You're Not Around--Ann Garvin
Pieces of Perfect--Elizabeth Hayley
The Last Good Knight: The Games Destiny Plays--Tiffany Reisz
Two by Two--Nicholas Sparks
Almost Perfect--Julie Ortolon
Dinner with Edward--Isabel Vincent
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States--Sarah Vowell
The Last Good Knight: Sore Spots--Tiffany Reisz
The Last Good Knight: Fit to be Tied--Tiffany Reisz
The Last Good Knight: The Last Good Night--Tiffany Reisz
A Thousand Splendid Suns--Khaled Hoessini
The Confessions--Tiffany Reisz
One O' Clock Hustle--Joanne Pence
About a Girl--Lindsey Kelk
Always Mine (The Barrington Billionaires)--Ruth Cardello
The Little Paris Bookshop--Nina George
Picking Up the Pieces--Elizabeth Hayley
The Bourbon Thief--Tiffany Reisz
Dear Thing--Julie Cohen
Fractured--Catherine McKenzie
Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet--Charlie N. Holmberg
We Eat Our Own--Kea Wilson
The Murder Game--Julie Apple
Joy in the Morning--Betty Smith
Love's Guardian--Dawn Ireland
Curveballs: Down the Sweet & Smoky BBQ Trail--Tim Yearneau *
Something Reckless--Lexi Ryan
In Twenty Years--Allison Winn Scotch
Dazzling--Elizabeth Hayley
Yes, Please--Willows Summers
Something Real--Lexi Ryan
A Sandy's Seashell Shop Christmas--Lisa Wingate
The Girl on the Train--Paula Hawkins *
Exposed (Unguarded #1)--Ivy Stone
Graveyard Shift--Angela Roquet

Memory Man (audio book)--David Baldacci
* from other bookcrossers

For Rabcks:
Love chocolate especially M&M peanuts, postcards, and bookmarks. Preferred genres to read: Mysteries, Suspense/Thrillers, Romances, but still a very eclectic reader.

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