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Beloved di Bertrice Small

Pet Sematary di Stephen King

The Dragon's Boy: A Tale of Young King Arthur di Jane Yolen

A Vision of Light: A Margaret of Ashbury Novel (Margaret of Ashbury Trilogy) di Judith Merkle Riley

The Bonesetter's Daughter di Amy Tan

The Happy Valley Mystery (Trixie Belden #9) di Kathryn Kenny

Hammer of the Gods di Stephen Davis

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CollezioniLa tua biblioteca (2,057), Lista dei desideri (66), In lettura (1), Da leggere (104), Tutte le collezioni (2,057)

Recensioni1,887 recensioni

Etichetteread (1,860), fiction (1,161), 2000s (1,010), non-fiction (867), permanent collection (732), 1990s (544), bc release (428), children (421), library (210), chapter book (190) — guarda tutte le etichette

FormatoNon impostata (26), Libro (2,013), Libro cartaceo (1,920), Audiolibro (35), Altro (18), Musica stampata (1), Calendario (2)

Cloudnuvola dei tag, nuvola degli autori, specchio dei tag

Informazioni su di meI can't remember a time when I wasn't an avid reader; now I enjoy sharing books with my not-quite teenage son. We live in Sonoma County, where I'm a full-time student, working toward a degree in Evolutionary Biology. I'm also an artist, singer (soprano), birder, and BookCrosser.

La mia bibliotecaI've entered all of the books I can remember reading over the course of my lifetime; I'm sure I'm missing a good number, but certainly all those which made a big impression are listed here, with at least a short review. I've decided not to try and catalogue all the books I own; they'll make it onto the list after I've read them (I have a few thousand books in my home; it would take me forever to enter them all here, and some of them will probably never be read by me, so I'm not going to make that effort). I am also keeping a wish list here, though, so I can keep track of books I don't own, but would like to read someday (tag: wish list).

A word about my ratings. Obviously, overall, I'm rating books on how much I enjoyed them, or how well I feel they serve their "purpose" (the thoroughness of educational books, for example). I recently made one change, though, to the way I'm using ratings. I've decided to only give a rating of five stars to those books which really touched my heart or my life in some way; in other words, to my absolute, all-time favorites. This means I've recently down-graded several books I previously listed as five-star, which is unfortunate in a way, because many of them were excellent books, worthy of the stars. But having too many five-star books in my library kind of makes the rating meaningless to me, personally. So, I suppose it's fair to say that anything I have rated at least four-and-a-half stars is a book I thought was excellent, and well-worth reading.

I've already met my overall reading goal for 2007, which was to read 150 books. (I think I'd done this by June). Right now, I've decided not to push myself with more goals, although I am trying to read several books which have been on my TBR pile for ages, plus some new-to-me classics. I think I'll try for another 150 in 2008, although this might be a challenge with the life changes I have ahead. It's good to have goals, though. :)

Gruppi1001 Books to read before you die, Birds, Birding & Books, Books Compared, Children's Fiction, Early Reviewers, Homeschoolers who LibraryThing, Livejournalers

Pagina principalehttp://here-be-dragons.livejournal.com/456163.html

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Anche su43Things, BookCrossing, LiveJournal, NaNo

Nome veroWendy

LuogoCotati, CA

Autori preferitiNon impostata

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Utente dalOct 6, 2005

In letturaReading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books di Azar Nafisi

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