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From Conestogo, Ontario Canada
Age 58
Joined Thursday, August 18, 2005
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Books I am reading now:

Book that I have read in 2010

38 Angelology by Danieele Trussoni
37 Demon Seed by Dean Koontz
36 Brewed, Crude and Tattooed: A Maggy Thorsen Mystery by Sandra Balzo
35 The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
34 Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
33 Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
32 Night Runner by Max Turner
31 Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
30 Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin
29 The Known World by Edward P. James
28 The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
27 The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
26 The Call of the Wild by Jack London
25 The Book of Fires by Jane Borodale
24 Julie & Julia by Julie Powell
23 Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill
22 Waking Up in the Land of Glitter by Kathy Cano-Murillo
21 My life and other Lies by Steve Pitt
20 Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
19 Living Dead in Dalla by Charlaine Harrris
18 The Hidden City by Michelle West
17 Gone But Not Forgotten by Phillip Margolin
16 Storm Front by Jim Butcher
15 the Gate House by Nelson DeMille
14 Wicked Night Games by Kathleen Lawless
13 Blood Sorts by Eden Robinson
12 Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
11 Christmas at Wapos Bay by Jordan Wheeler
10 Black Magic Sanction by Kim Harrison
9 Life After Genius by M. Ann Jacoby
8 The Delta is my Home by Tom McLeod & Mindy Willett
7 Cut by Patty McCornick
6 Dining with Death by Kathleen Molloy
5 The Little Duck - Sikihpsis by Beth Cuthand
4 My (Worst) Best Sleepover Party by Anna Morgan & Dr. Rachael Turkienicz
3 The Mask by Dean Koontz
2 Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
1 The Frozen Thames by Helen Humphreys

books that I have read in 2009

77 True Blue by David BAldacci
76 Crazy Dave by Basil H. Johnston
75 Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
74 By Canoe & Moccasin:Some Native place Names of the Great Lakes by Basil H. Johnston
73 The Bride Thief by Jacquie D'Alessandro
72 Brother Odd by Dean Koontz
71 Don't Look Down by David Laing Dawson
70 Pink Ice by Susanna Carr
69 Peter and the Shadowthieves by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson (audio)
68 Unbound by Kim Harrison, Melissa Marr, Jeaniene Frost, Vicki Pettersson, Jocelynn Drake
67 The Cure by Susan Phelan
66 The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
65 The Child Thief by Brom
64 February by Lisa Moore
63 Gwenhwyfar: The White Spirit by Mercedes Lackey
62 Murder in the Magick Club by Byron A. Lorrier
61 The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle
60 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and other Jazz Age Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
59 Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
58 Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan
57 Peter and the Starchatchers by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson
56 Heaven is Small by Emily schultz
55 Highland Honor by Hannah Howell
54 From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by e.l. konigsburg
53 We need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
52 No Mad by Sam Moffie
51 The Boy next Door by Irene Sabatini
50 The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas (audio)
49 Slash by Slash and Anthony Bozza
48 How Like and Angel by Margaret Millar
47 A Vintage Affair by Isabel Wolff
46 Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
45 Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
44 Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson
43 Dragon Seer by Janet McNaughton
42 Afraid by Jack Kilborn
41 Map Addict by Mike Parker
40 Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
39 Broken Wing by Judith James
38 The Transall Saga by Gary Paulsen
37 Mating Rituals of the North American WASP by Lauren Lipton
36 The Judas Strain by James Rollins
35 Step by Step: A pedestrian memoir by Lawrence Block
34 Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency: Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith
33 The Floating Island by Elizabeth Haydon
32 The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
31 Once upon a Time by Barbara Fradkin
30 The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
29 Do or Die by Barbara Fradkin
28 Songmaster by Orson Scott Card
27 Little Voice by Ruby Slipperjack
26 The Brat by Lynsay Sands
25 Wyrmhole by Jay Caselberg
24 The Origin of Species by Nino Ricci
23 Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
22 Darkness at the Stroke of Noon by Dennis Richard Murphy
21 Two Trails Narrow by Stephen McGregor
20 Cerulean Sins by Laurell K. Hamilton
19 The Manitous: the Spiritual World of the Ojibway by Basil Johns
18 The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
17 April Raintree by Beatrice Culleton
16 The New Years Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini
15 The Christmas Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini
14 What I talk about when I talk about Running by Haruki Murakami (audio)
13 Wanting by Richard Flanagan
12 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (audio)
11 Book of the People by Geraldine Brooks (audio)
10 Furious Observations of a Blue-Eyed Ojibway: Funny, You don't look like one/two/three by Drew Hayden Taylor
9 Forever Odd by Dean Koontz
8 Devil in Deerskins: My life with Grey Owl by Anahareo
7 Metal Sky by Jay Caselberg
6 White Jade Tiger by Julie Lawson
5 Lord of the Flies by William Golding
4 With a Vengeance by Dell Shannon
3 The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich
2 A Pound of Flesh by Susan Wright
1 A Maggot by John Fowles

Books that I have read in 2008

87 Unshapely Things by Mark del Franco
86 Hitched by Carol Higgins Clark
85 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
84 Hot and Sweaty Rex by Eric Garcia
83 The Jury by Steve Martini
82 The Oath by Lindsay Chase
81 The Curse of the Shaman: A Marble Island Story by Michael Kusugak
80 Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
79 Buried in Quilts by Sara Hoskinson Frommer
78 The Man Who ran Faster than everyone: the story of Tom Longboat by Jack Batten
77 Child of the Morning by Pauline Gedge
76 One Native Life by Richard Wagamese
75 All my Relations ed. by Thomas King
74 Medicine River by Thomas King
73 Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
72 Thunderbird Falls by CE Murphy
71 Echoes of Earth by Sean Williams & Shane Dix
70 kiss of the Fur Queen by Tomson Highway
69 To Serve and Submit by Susan Wright
68 Helpless by Barbara Gowdy
67 The Black Tower by Louis Bayard
66 Mind Game by Christine Feehan
65 A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka
64 One More Sunday by John D. MacDonald
63 Neon Lotus by Marc Laidlaw
62 The Husband Test by Betina Krahn
61 OffSpring by Steven Harper
60 No Highway by Nevil Shute
59 Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
58 A Wife At Kimbara by Margaret Way
57 Point Blank by Catherine Coulter
56 A Virtual Soul by Kevin Teixeira
55 Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs
54 Daylight Runner by Oisin McGann
53 Magic Hour by Susan Isaacs
52 Obasan by Joy Kogawa
51 Private Pleasures by beatrice Small
50 Phantoms by Dean Koontz
49 Exit Lines by Joan Barfoot
48 Silent Melody by Mary Balogh
47 The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl & CM Kornbluth
46 Chocolate Sex by A Richard Barber, Nancy RM Whiting & Anthony Loew
45 On the Move by Bono
44 The Letter Opener by Kyo Maclear (second read)
43 bottomfeeder by Taras Grescoe
42 The God Project by John Saul
41 A Loving Defiance by Joan Johnston
40 Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
39 Last of the Breed by Louis L'Amour
38 Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden
37 The English Bride by Margaret Way
36 Darker Than Midnight by Maggie Shayne
35 Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
34 Whiteout by Ken Follett
33 A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
32 Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
31 One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
30 The Letter Opener by Kyo Maclear
29 the Running Man by Michael Gerard Bauer
28 A love through time by Marti Jones
27 The Adversary by Julian May
26 Quinn's Way by Rebecca Flanders
25 Atmospheric Disturbances by Rivka Galchen
24 Executive Privilege by Phillip Margolin
23 Barnacle Love by Anthony De Sa
22 Cross Killer by Marcel Montecino
21 Salt by Adam Roberts
20 Slightly Dangerous by Mary Balogh
19 Slightly Scandalous by Mary Balogh
18 Total Constant Order by Crissa-Jeam Chappell
17 Zia by Scott O'Dell
16 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
15 The Key to Midnight by Dean Koontz
14 Primary Justice by William Bernhardt
13 The Road to Omaha by Robert Ludlum
12 Midnight is a Lonely Place by Barbara Erskine
11 White Light by William Barton and Michael Capobianco
10 Brick Lane by Monica Ali
9 The Horned Man by James Lasdun
8 Beyond the Sunrise by Mary Balogh
7 By the time you Read This by Giles Blunt
6 Dragon Keeper by Carole Wilkinson
5 Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
4 Breach of Promise by Perri O'Shaughness
3 The Rainmaker by John Grisham
2 Hunting the Ghost Dancer by A. A. Attanasio
1 Silver Eyes by Laurel Collins

Books I have recently finished reading:
108 Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
107 Flint and Feather: The Life and Times of E. Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake by Charlotte Gray
106 Icebound by Dan Koontz
105 Fatal Charm by Aimee Thurlo
104 People of the Lake by Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin
103 Forever and the Night by Linda Lael Miller
102 King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
101 Perfectcopy: Unravelling the cloning debate by Nicholas Agar
100 Cloning Miranda by Carol Matas
99 The Experiment by John Darnton
98 Only Forward by Michael Marshall Smith
97 Invasion America by Christie Golden
96 With the Ring by Carla Kelly
95 Watchers Last Stop by Peter Lerangis
94 Charles the Bold by Yves Beauchemin
93 Isle of the Shapeshifters by Otto Coontz
92 Dream Wheels by Richard Wagamese
91 Best Mate by Michael Morpurgo
90 A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge
89 The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron
88 Headlong by Simon INgs
87 Cork Boat by John Pollack
86 Sunrise on Kusatsu Harbor by Dan Maloney
85 Fatal Burn by Lisa Jackson
84 Freedon's Landing by Anne MacCaffrey
83 Clara Callan by Richard B. Wright
82 The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
81 Sammy's Hill by Kristin Gore
80 Speaking in Tongues by Jeffery Deaver
79 Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein
78 Reap The Wind by Iris Johansen
77 Spring at Sevenoaks by Miriam MacGregor
76 Ringworld's Children by Larry Niven
75 Morrieson's Motel ed. by Gordon McLauchlan
74 Area 7 by Matthew Reilly
73 Deep Fathom by James Rollins
72 Visions by Eric Walters
71 Broken Circle by Christoper Dinsdale
70 No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod
69 The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
68 The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart
67 Charlotte and Claudia Keeping in Touch by Joan Barfoot
66 Daring Masquerade by Mary Balogh
65 Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
64 Timeswept by Joyce Carlow
63 The Secret Pearl by Mary Balogh
62 The Lady in the Loch by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
61 Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood
60 A good Death by Gil Courtemanche 2007 Evergreen Awards nominee
59 Sea of Time by Will Hubbell
58 Ice Bangles by Nazneen Sadiq
57 Who Has Seen the Wind by W.O. Mitchell
56 Cretaceous Sea by Will Hubbell
55 The Fires of Midnight by Jon Land
54 Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin (HarperCollins First Look)
53 The Human Equation by Kenneth Tam
52 Tulip Fever by Deborah Hoggach (library)
51 A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
50 I'm the Vampire, That's Why by Michele Bardsley
49 The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
48 Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
47 The Birth House by Ami MacKay
46 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
45 Mistress by Amanda Quick
44 Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy
43 Catfantastic edited by Andre Norton and Martin Greenberg
42 Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
41 Not wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findley
40 The Druid's Tune by O.R. Melling
39 The Jesus Incident by Frank Herbert & Bill Ransom
38 the Ghost Sitter by Peni R. Griffin
37 Absolute Honour by C.C. Humphreys - 2007 Evergreen Awards nominee
36 Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas
35 The Skull Beneath the Skin by P.D. James
34 Walking with the Dead by L.M. Falcome - 2007 Silverbirch Awards Nominee
33 Diablo: Moon of the Spider by Richard A. Knaak
32 Cavalcade by Alison Sinclair
31 Inherit the Wid by Jeron Lawrence, Robert E Lee
30 Somewhere in Time by Merline Lovelace
29 RealTime by Mark W. Tiedemann
28 Still Life by Louise Penny - 2007 Evergreen Awards nominee
27 Closer Apart by Gayla Reid
26 A very Strange Trip by L. Ron Hubbard & Dave Wolverton
25 Seize the Night by Dean Koontz
24 The Plain Old Man by Charlotte MacLeod
23 If at Faust you Don't Succeed by Roger Zelazny & Robert Sheckley
22 Into the Dreaming by Karen Marie Moning
21 Street Dreams by Faye Kellerman
20 My Favorite Rogue by Lynn Collum, Victoria Hinshaw, Debbie Raleigh
19 Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
18 DragonRider by Cornelia Funk
17 Soon to be a Major Motion Picture by Warren Dunford
16 Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs RABCK from ClassicFox
15 Only with a Highlander by Janet Chapman RABCK from Michyj
14 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
13 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
12 Fear Nothing by Dean Koontz
11 Hard Day's Knight by Katie MacAlister
10 snow falling on cedars by David guterson
9 Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
8 Last on Earth by Marilyn Kaye
7 The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery
6 Harlequin Violet: Response by Penny Jordan (my first Manga)
5 A Town Like Alice bye Nevil Shute
4 Saucer by Stephen Coonts
3 Blind Side by Catherine Coulter
2 The Enchantment by Betina Krahn
1 Rainbow Man by M.J. Engh

ps. Most of these books are on my bookshelf, but not all.

Fantastic books I have read:

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
snow falling on cedars by David guterson
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (RABCK from ClassicFox
Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo (book ring)

I have encouraged my family to join in Bookcrossing. They have book shelves under the names:

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