Recent Book Activity
Wives and Daughters (Penguin Summer Classics)
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer)
The Throme of the Erril of Sherill; The Harrowing of the Dragon of Hoarsbreath
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
A Traitor to Memory
Toscanan auringon alla
The Once and Future King
The Other Rebecca
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek
PRINCE OF THE POND, THE
Growing Up Twice
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I'm afraid that I'm currently a very unactive bookcrosser. I can still be contacted with PMs, but if you're sending a message to tell me that I'm next in some ring or ray, for the time being I think it's just best if you skip me.
Note: I have a wishlist but it's not up-to-date because I'm unable to view it on my own computer. If you want to know what books I'm wishing for, just ask.
I read a lot of speculative fiction, but enjoy old-fashioned murder mysteries and some mainstream novels too. I'm also obsessed about vampire stories and "what if"-alternative history stuff.
I'm always reading something but never finish anything I'm not really enjoying. That's why the books I do finish tend to get many stars.
Some of my favourite books are The Gormenghast novels by Mervyn Peake, The Secret History by Donna Tartt, The Harry Potter series by J K Rowling, Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke, Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres, House of Leaves by Mark Z Danielewski and almost everything by Jeff Vandermeer, Robin McKinley, Tom Holland and Gregory Maguire.
TBR-books promised to someone:
Christopher Rice: A Density of Souls ->virtual bookbox(?)
Carolyn Meyer: Mary, Bloody Mary ->borrowed from GuinevereII
Bookrings/-rays/-boxes I´m a member of:
Kevin Baker: Paradise Alley -seferim
Christopher Rice: The Snow Garden -grover3d
John Irving: The 158-pound marriage -jkate
Anya Weinstein: Ring Around the Moon -Kaitiaki
Alexander McCall Smith: No 1 Ladies Detective Agency -loopy1 currently in my possession
Natalie Babbit: Tuck Everlasting -cyber-librarian
Terry Pratchett: Carpe Jugulum -Tessla
Anne Rice: The Mummy -BlossomU currently in my possession
Stewart Lee Allen: The Devil´s Cup -bookmaniac70
Stephen Andrew Lee: Tales from Sanctuary -Arwen-Galadriel
Barbara Kingsolver: Prodigal Summer -DSM
Louise Voss: To Be Someone -midwinter
Martin Page: Kuinka Minusta Tuli Tyhmä -mirz
Truman Capote: Breakfast at Tiffany´s -Folia I´m next!
Bill Richardson: Waiting for Gertrude -Kaija
Patricia McKillip: The Throme of the Erril of Sherill -labmomnm I´m next!
Robert Devereaux: Santa Steps Out -Wingedman to be mailed
+ Anne Rice: Katherine and Jean
+ Virtual Bookbox -JesseBC(?)
Please, do not mail me rings or rays without telling me first, even if you do have my address.
My bookrings and -rays:
Gaston Leroux: Phantom of the Opera Ray -reached its last participant -released into the wild
Anne Rice: Interview with the Vampire replaced by another copy, status unclear
Sophie Kinsella: Can You Keep a Secret? closed, status unclear (lost in the mail?)
Charlaine Harris: Dead Until Dark Ray -has reached the last participant
Margaret Atwood: Bodily Harm (originally started by estherase) Has started -new members must be willing to ship anywhere
Ann Packer: The Dive from Clausen´s Pier Has started -new members must be willing to ship anywhere, status unclear (lost in the mail?)
Robin Mckinley: Sunshine Closed, status unclear