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tomsmama

From Anaheim, California USA
Age 63
Joined Tuesday, September 23, 2003
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4 weeks all time
books registered 0 1,768
released in the wild 0 369
controlled releases 0 20
releases caught 0 136
controlled releases caught 0 16
books found 0 162
tell-a-friend referrals 0 42
new member referrals 0 10
forum posts 0 867
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You're Siddhartha!

by Hermann Hesse

You simply don't know what to believe, but you're willing to try
anything once. Western values, Eastern values, hedonism and minimalism, you've spent
some time in every camp. But you still don't have any idea what camp you belong in.
This makes you an individualist of the highest order, but also really lonely. It's
time to chill out under a tree. And realize that at least you believe in
ferries.



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Animal census 7/25/2019:
Poppi - male Chihuahua Dachshund mix from Mission Viejo Animal Shelter. Internet calls them Chi-Weenies, we call him wonderful!
Princess - female Yorkie mix, looks like ToTo from Wizard of Oz. She IS the princess. What's hers is hers, what's his is hers and what's theirs (cats) is hers! From a private rescue operation in South LA. She's quite a pip!
Luna - female Malti-Poo (we believe) who joined us 9/25/15. She's sooo different than the other dogs it's comic. 8 pounds of...well, something!


Lost Xiao Hong on Monday, 11/21/11, poor little red-headed boy. He's going to be missed greatly.
Lost Pywacket (profile pic) the Monday after Christmas 2011. She's the one who started it all and although never very social, she's left a big hole in the household.
Lost Bob on 4/16/15: Had been ill for some time and was ready to go, but is still missed.
Lost Gracie on 8/4/15: Missing our BunnyButt.
Lost Mogwai on 7/9/19; while I was out of town, miss her.
Lost Dude on 7/24/19; the last of our feline friends. My heart is broken by his passing.



Memorable quotes:
"We are only showing them the net, we are not being their wings."
- Vihnode, dwarf driver "A Son of the Circus" by John Irving

"There is so much to grieve over in our world that it would be pointless to grieve over ancient wrongs."
- Tally, museum cleaning woman "The Murder Room" by P. D. James

"Anne didn't think twice about the 'if she lost' part. She was a red-head, which is a blonde with poor impulse control."
- "Courting Trouble" by Lisa Scottoline


**International shipping**
I am unable to ship international because my local PO substation doesn't do international (or take checks or credit cards for that matter). I regret that any international shipping requests will have to be declined until my situation changes.

2020 reading stats
Print books - 22
Audio books - 33
55 books for a total of 18674 pgs

2019 reading stats:
Print books - 10
Audio books - 34
44 books for a total of 15308 pgs

2018 reading stats:
Print books - 3
Audio books - 39
42 books for a total of 16192 pgs

2017 reading stats:
Print books - 13
Audio books - 47
60 books for a total of 21711 pgs

2016 reading stats:
Print books - 8
Audio books - 46
54 books for a total of 20957 pgs

2015 reading stats:
Print books - 5
Audio books - 46
51 books for a total of 20048 pgs
Books of the Bible - 4

2014 reading stats:
Print books - 7
Audio books - 29
36 books for a total of 11639 pgs
Books of the Bible - 18

2013 reading stats:
Print books - 7
Audio books - 45
52 books for a total of 18665 pgs

2012 reading stats:
Print books - 15
Audio books - 48
63 books for a total of 20506 pgs

2011 reading stats:
Print books - 13.5
Audio books - 52
65.5 books for a total of 20241 pages

2010 reading stats:
Print books - 18
Audio books - 85
103 books for a total of 33405 pages.

2009 reading stats:
Print books - 31
Audiobooks - 110
141 books for a total of 41085 pages.

2008 reading stats:
Print books - 46
Audiobooks - 59
105 books for a total of 32233 pages.

2007 reading stats:
Print books: 33
Audiobooks: 39
Total: 72

2006 reading stats:
Print books:44
Audiobooks: 35
Total: 79 (1.5 books per week average)

2005 reading stats:
Print books: 93
Audiobooks: 11
Total of 104 for completion of reading goal of 2 books per week average!

2004 reading stats:
Print books: 59
Audiobooks: 4
Total: 63 (1.2 books per week average)

Completed in 2021 (17362)
1. "Happily Ever Esther" Jenkins, Walter, Crane (228)
2. "Battle Ground" Butcher A (432)
3. "Come Hell or Highball" Chance A (320)
4. "Teetotaled" Chance A (304)
5. "The Hollow" Christie A (322)
6. "Murder on the Orient Express" Christie A (272)
7. "The Judas Rose" Elgin (363)
8. "Educated" Westover A (352)
9. "Earthsong" Elgin (255)
10. "The Testaments" Atwood A (432)
11. "Angels and Demons" Brown A (276) ABRIDGED!! :-(
12. "Gin and Panic" Chance (278)
13. "Dear Miss Kopp" Stewart (310)
14. "The Lost Symbol" Brown A (528)
15. "Inferno" Brown A (480)
16. "Origin" Brown A (480)
17. "Hunt, Gather, Parent" Douclef (328)
18. "Oryx and Crake" Atwood A (400)
19. "Extinction Point" Jones (308)
20. "Like Crazy" Mathews A (256)
21. "Death at Victoria Dock" Greenwood (177)
22. "Among the Mad" Winspear A (336)
23. "The Tightrope Walker" Gilman A (224)
24. "The Man Who Fell To Earth" Tevis A (209)
25. "The Household Spirit" Wodicka (318)
26. "Murder on the Ballarat train" Greenwood (151)
27. "Year of the Flood" Atwood A (448)
28. "Kaleidescope" Gilman (256)
29. "MaddAddam" Atwood A (416)
30. "Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle" Gilman A (194)
31. "Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief" Gilman A (208)
32. "Mrs. Pollifax, Pursued" Gilman A (240)
33. "Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer" Gilman A (224)
34. "How Y'all Doing?" Jordan (198)
35. "Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist" Gilman A (224)
36. "Mrs. Pollifax, Unveiled" Gilman A (224)
37. "Klara and the Sun" Ishiguro A (320)
38. "The Clairvoyant Countess" Gilman A (240)
39. "Uncertain Voyage" Gilman A (192)
40. "Caravan" Gilman A (256)
41. "Thale's Folly" Gilman A (222)
42. "Madhouse at the End of the Earth" Sancton A (368)
43. "Incident at Badamya" Gilman (204)
44. "The Call of the Wild" London A (100)
45. "The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse" Erdrich A (400)
46. "A New Kind of Country" Gilman (125)
47. "A Nun in the Closet" Gilman (323)
48. "The Blacktongue Thief" Buehlman A (416)
49. "Hag Seed" Atwood A (320)
50. "All That She Carried" Miles (304)
51. "Slade House" Mitchell A (256)
52. "The Door to December" Koontz A (528)
53. "The Heart Goes Last" Atwood A (400)
54. "The Widow" Barton A (368)
55. "The Twisted Ones" Kingfisher (385)
56. "Sin Eater: A Novel" Campisi A (304)
57. "Stone Mattress" Atwood A (288)
58. "In Other Worlds" Atwood A (272)


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