Recent Book Activity
The Bonesetter's Daughter
Voyage in the Dark
The Messenger (Gabriel Allon Novels)
Light on Snow
Fathers and Sons (1001 book)
The Cold Dish: A Longmire Mystery
The Light in the Ruins (Vintage Contemporaries)
Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential
The Eyre Affair: A Thursday Next Novel (Thursday Next Novels (Penguin Books))
Severe Clear (Stone Barrington)
Lost in a Good Book (PC)
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Zheng He: China and the Oceans in the Early Ming Dynasty, 1405-1433 (Library of
Return to the Sea: Reflections on Anne Morrow Lindbergh'S, "Gift from the Sea
The Tortilla Curtain
The Human Comedy
One Hundred Years of Solitude
The Rapture of Canaan
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Voyage In The Dark by Jean Rhys
Thank you Booklady331
People willing to trade freedom for
temporary security deserve neither and will loose both.
The government cannot give to anyone anything
that it does not first take from someone else
We are not sent into this world to do anything into which we cannot put our hearts -John Ruskin
Bookring: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (stalled)
Bookring: Designs for Coloring: Cats by Ruth Heller (evidently lost over the Atlantic Ocean)
Bookring:Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom (home)
Bookring:Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier (lost in Greece)
Bookring:The Known World by Edward P. Jones (ring completed)
'Fathers and Sons' came from Rythmbiscuit!!
Arts, quilt, geneology, garden, play with grandchildren (eleven ).
Thinks far with vision. Easily influenced by
kindness. Polite and soft-spoken. Having lots of
ideas. Sensitive. Active mind. Hesitating,
tends to delay. Choosy and always wants the
best. Temperamental. Funny and humorous. Loves
to joke. Good debating skills. Talkative.
Daydreamer. Friendly. Knows how to make
friends. Abiding. Able to show character.
Easilyhurt. Prone to getting colds. Loves to
dress up. Easily bored. Fussy. Seldom shows
emotions. Takes time to recover when hurt.
Brand conscious. Executive. Stubborn.
* The best of the year
Similiar to "in every thing one must consider the end." from the fables of La Fontaine.
it's about learning how to dance in the rain!"
I am The Clay by Chaim Potok
Running Blind by Lee Child
East of the Mountains by David Guterson
Three Junes by Julia Glass
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
City of Light by Lauren Belfer
Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
The Shop on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber (started by SCA2003)
Songs of the Humpback Whale : A Novel in Five Voices
by Jodi Picoult (stalled )
Children of God by Mary Russell
Bookrings/rays I have participated in, finished and sent on their way:
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim - David Sedaris
The Land of Laughs : A Novel by Jonathan Carroll
Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
Trace by Patricia Cornwell
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
Raising Atlantis by Thomas Greanias
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Birth of Venus: A Novel by Sarah-Dunant
Electric Brae by Andrew Greig
Year of Wonders by Geraldine-Brooks
Brokeback Mountain by Annie-Proulx
Why Read the Classics? by Italo Calvino
Jack's Life by Douglas Gresham
The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
The Reckoning by Sarah Pinborrough
The Red Tent : A Novel by Anita Diamant
Isabel's Daughter : A Novel by Judith R. Hendricks
That Lass O'Lowrie's by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Light on Snow by Anita Shreve
"Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris
Mary, Mary by James Patterson
Confessions of a Ugly Stepsister by Gregory-Maguire
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Blackbird by Jennifer Lauck
Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves
Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Breasts: Our Most Public Private Partsby Meema Spadola
Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger
Possession: A Romance by A.S. BYATT
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by Mark Haddon
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai
The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll
The Rice Mother by Rani Manicka
Bread Alone: A Novel by Judith Hendricks
The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty
Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende
Batty14's Audio Box
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
Big Johnleftys Audiobox
The Cat Who Smelled a Rat Bookring by Lilian Jackson Braun
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon by Iasbel Allende
Fiction Only Audio Box by Batty14
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Fig Eater by Jody Shields
Geographers Library by Jon Fasman
Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende
The Third Policemanby Flann O'Brian
The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
GIVING: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton
The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble
The Clockwinder bookcrossing.com/---/6445819" >by Anne Tyler
Stiff:The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
Southern Style Cooking Ring by BowieFollies
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Flood by David Maine
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
The Poet by Michael Connelly
*My 2008 Birthday Buddy is 1lilbookworm, her birthday is June 4.
*Sent 'Night' by Elie Wiesel to corearmy to enjoy as a RABCK
*my NEW Birthday RABCK Buddy is..... (drums rolling):
KateKintail from Virginia! KateKintail's Birthday: April 19
*Had fun playing in the Holiday Wishes Group 2006
*Participated in the Bookcrossing Ornament Exchange 2006
*sent The Valley of the Horses by Jean M. Auel to talon2claw as a surprise RABCK..Thanks for journaling!
*started a bookring with Year of Wonders by Geredine Brooks
*Checked the Wish List's and sent "The Evening News" by Alex Haley as a RABCK
* Checked the Wish List's and sent 'The Partner" by John Grisham and "The Sacred Stones" by William Sarabande as RABCK's
* Sent a RABCK - The Mammouth Hunters - to Bibliocrates.
* Sent 'Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat' [AUDIOBOOK]
by Amy Tan, Gretchen Schields as a RABCK to Lati2de
*Received Skcreader's Late Winter bookbox...Ummmm! Will be doing some wild releases!
*started a bookring with the Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - it seems it's stalled! too bad.
*Participating in the STATE FLOWERS: An Educational Coloring Book (Bookring)by Peter M. Spizzirri started by booknhand
*Participating in the "Race to Three Million Registered Books Challenge"
*Requested and received two books from bookworminusall from her 'Winter Release' - 4 stamps She enclosed plastic release bags for my rainy weather!
*Sent "She's Come Undone" to bookcrosser Rhonder-her wish list
*Joined the International Birthday Club and my RABCK birthday challenge buddy for 2006 is: beekeeper40 , her birthday is June 21st.
*Participated in the International Christmas Card Exchange
*Participated in the BookCrossing Ornament Exchange 2005
*Sent "The Ghost Road" to Geishabird - her wish list
*Sent "I Heard the Owl Call My Name" to lauraloo29 - her wish list
*Signed up for Japanese Coloring book ring
*Joined the Friendship trade (bookmark for card)
You Know You're From Oregon When...
Your children learned to walk in Birkenstocks.
You throw an aluminum can in the trash and feel guilty.
You complain about Californians as you sell your house to one for twice as much as you originally paid.
You only honk your horn if collision is imminent and never for anything else.
You consider something a "hill" (not a mountain) if it doesn't have snow on it or has not recently erupted, regardless of its altitude.
You consider "etiquette" a foreign word.
Most of your friends are from California.
You find a wallet with $500 and give it back to the owner.
You used to live somewhere else but won't admit it publicly.
You've ever ordered a half caff/decaf, nonfat mocha grande with sugar-free cranberry whip (or you know what it is).
You know a bride & groom that registered at REI.
If someone ran your car off the highway, you might drown.
You'd be miffed if the store was out of your favorite brand of water.
Every day is casual Friday.
Hear the word "ferry" and think of boats and long waits.
Know at least eight people who work for Intel or Nike, or used to work for Tektronix.
You think skiing always means being covered from head to toe, in snow or water.
Know that Boring is a town and not just a state of mind.
Have actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.
You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit under a raincoat.
You return from a California vacation depressed because "all the grass was dead."
Remember the date, severity, time of day, where you were, and how long you were out of power and phone service for every winter weather event in the last five years.
Have ever called your insurance agent to ask if your homeowner?s policy covers falling trees, flooding, or mud slides
You never go camping without waterproof matches, ponchos, and mattress pads that double as flotation devices.
You believe swimming is not a sport but a survival skill to prevent boating deaths.
You own more than 10 articles of clothing that have the names of microbreweries/brewpubs printed on them.
You think downtown is "scary" because you were panhandled there, once.
You replace your hiking boots with Birkenstock or Teva sandals when the weather gets above 60 degrees.
You believe people who use umbrellas are wimps or Californians, or both.
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Oregon.