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A propos de ma bibliothèque
My LT library is a combination of books I own, books I've read (some in the distant past and can't remember too much about them, other than I liked them a lot or disliked them a lot) and books on my list to read.

My ratings explained:

1/2 to 2 stars: wouldn't recommend to anyone. 1/2 star is meant to be an insult.
2 1/2 stars: acceptable, probably wouldn't recommend
3 stars: average, might recommend, depending on genre
3 1/2 stars: Pretty good read. I also use this for books I read a long time ago that I know I at least liked but can't recall much about
4 stars: Really good writing, good story, highly recommend.
4 1/2 stars: Darn near perfect.
5 stars: Stunning. I was gobsmacked.
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A propos de moi
I'm very close to 60 and I retired on Hallowe'en, 2008!!!

Interests: music (I'm a singer-songwriter/guitarist and play a bit of electric bass; and I sing with a women's choir; I LOVE singing harmony and arranging songs), political activism, photography, organic gardening, writing.

The photo: 60th Birthday.

Currently reading: (January 4, 2011)

A Glass of Blessings by Barbara Pym

Up Next (or soon):

The White Family by Maggie Gee

First completed books of the year, 2011:

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick (book group read)
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

2010 reads (click here to see these in my library):
*= Recommend
**=Highly recommend

January

The Bone People by Keri Hulme**
The Mammoth Cheese by Sheri Holman**
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann**
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger**
The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat**
Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy**
The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss**
The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer**

February

The Voyage of the Narwhal by Andrea Barrett**
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips**
Crampton Hodnet by Barbara Pym**
Possession by A.S. Byatt*
The Girl with No Shadow by Joanne Harris
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson*

March

The Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi**
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese**
Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli**
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot**
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson**

April

Moral Disorder by Margaret Atwood
Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran**

May

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier**
The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance: A Memoir by Elna Baker **
Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt
Shadow Tag by Louise Erdrich*
Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens*
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn (re-read)**

June

Potiki by Patricia Grace**
The Love Ceiling by Jean Davies Okimoto*
One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson**
The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett**
A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson**
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry************

July

The Boy Next Door by Irene Sabatini**
No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym*
The Outcast by Sadie Jones**
The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Liebenberg**
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson**
Property by Valerie Martin**
White Teeth by Zadie Smith**
Montana 1948 by Larry Watson**
The Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent*
Home by Marilynne Robinson**

August

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell**
Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende**
The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King**
Burmese Lessons by Karen Connelly (DNF)
The Good Daughters by Joyce Maynard
All Passion Spent by Vida Sackville-West**
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein**
The Long Song by Andrea Levy
So Brave, Young, and Handsome by Leif Enger**
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett**
Dirt Music by Tim Winton **

September

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts**
Great House by Nicole Krauss
The Tower, The Zoo and The Tortoise by Julia Stuart**
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson**
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach**
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga**
Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther**
Old School by Tobias Wolff**
Bachelor Brothers' Bed and Breakfast by Bill Richardson**

October

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri**
Still Life by Louise Penny*
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel**
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison**
Dracula by Bram Stoker**
Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls*
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie**

November

The Good Earth by Pearl Buck**
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
The Siege by Helen Dunmore**
Silk by Alessandro Baricco**
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin*
The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood**

December

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell**
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather**
The 13 Clocks by James Thurber
Room by Emma Donoghue*
The Outlander by Gil Adamson**
Pass It On by Joanna Macy**

Book of the Month, 2010

January: The Hearts of Horses
February: The Voyage of the Narwhal
March: Cutting for Stone
April: Watermark
May: Remarkable Creatures
June: Lonesome Dove
July: The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Liebenberg
August: Island Beneath the Sea
September: Shantaram and Packing for Mars
October:Wolf Hall
November: The Siege
December: The Outlander

My 75 Book Challenge for 2011

My 75 Book Challenge for 2010

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My 1010 Challenge






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Portland, Oregon USA
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Librairies: Annie Bloom's Books, Broadway Books, In Other Words feminist community center - Bookstore & Library, Looking Glass Bookstore, Multnomah County Library - Title Wave Used Books, Powell's Books on Hawthorne, Powell's City of Books (Portland)

Bibliothèques: Multnomah County Library - Belmont Branch, Multnomah County Library - Central Library

Autre: Wordstock - Portland's Annual Festival of the Book

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