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Col·leccions2022 (119), Borrowed (1,974), Boxed (710), Llegint actualment (9), Ebooks (1,051), On audio (755), Owned but unread (452), Read (4,062), Reference (14), Withdrawn (903), La teva biblioteca (1,114), Totes les col·leccions (4,690)

Ressenyes76 ressenyes

Etiquetesfiction (1,300), in-place (1,125), American (769), 20th Century (709), British (638), 21st Century (412), children's lit (319), nonfiction (297), read in 2020 (280), read in 2019 (280) — mostra totes les etiquetes

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I'm an academic librarian in exurban Chicagoland. My prior experience has been a mix of public and academic libraries, as well as part-time teaching for several years. Reading in all forms is my favorite hobby, though I also enjoy cooking and baking (often while listening to an audiobook) and, more actively, hiking and nature walks.

I share my flat with three cats, accentuating the stereotype of the bespectacled, cat-loving, spinster-librarian. Tara and Ralph really don't get on with each other, so both are featured separately (as kittens) among my profile pictures. Among those are also pictures of Tim and Bester, their two feline companions who passed in 2016 and are much missed. Zuki is an older family cat who recently moved in with me, and a photo is forthcoming.

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Most of my print books (those under the "Your Library" collection) were found at resale shops, library sales, and used book stores. I preorder the new releases of a handful of authors, though. I've also started picking up or borrowing significantly more e-books and audiobooks, but those are added only as I read them and are placed in separate collections, along with borrowed print books.

As far as physical storage, my books are currently about half boxed and half on shelves in preparation for a likely move in summer 2022. I'm currently deploying tags such as "BRT1" or "LRS2" as location and/or boxing codes and also have set up a self-explanatory "Boxed" collection. Post-move, I have nebulous but grandiose plans for lots of wall shelving, though we'll see how it turns out.

To explain the favorite authors, I initially added just about everyone who had written several books I enjoyed. I've not updated the list much in the last ten years, however, so it's not particularly representative.

Grups1010 Category Challenge, 2013 Category Challenge, 2015 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), 2016 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), 2017 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES), 2020 Category Challenge, 999 Challenge, ROOT - 2014 Read Our Own Tomes, The 11 in 11 Category Challenge

Autors preferitsMargery Allingham, Hans Christian Andersen, W. H. Auden, Walter R. Brooks, Robert Browning, John Buchan, Frederick Buechner, Lois McMaster Bujold, Robert Farrar Capon, Raymond Chandler, G. K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, Wilkie Collins, Joseph Conrad, Thomas B. Costain, Charles Dickens, Annie Dillard, Arthur Conan Doyle, Edward Eager, T. S. Eliot, William Faulkner, Jasper Fforde, Christopher Fry, Cornelia Funke, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Helprin, Marguerite Henry, O. Henry, Hergé, James Herriot, Georgette Heyer, Anthony Hope, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Victor Hugo, Laurie R. King, Stephen R. Lawhead, Madeleine L'Engle, C. S. Lewis, Hugh Lofting, George MacDonald, Helen MacInnes, Melina Marchetta, Ngaio Marsh, Robert McCloskey, Patricia A. McKillip, A. A. Milne, Walter Moers, E. Nesbit, Baroness Orczy, Tim Powers, Terry Pratchett, Alexandre Dumas, pere, Dorothy L. Sayers, William Shakespeare, Lemony Snicket, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rex Stout, Josephine Tey, James Thurber, J. R. R. Tolkien, Anthony Trollope, Megan Whalen Turner, Sigrid Undset, Walter Wangerin, Bill Watterson, Evelyn Waugh, Charles Williams, Connie Willis, P. G. Wodehouse, Gene Wolfe (Preferits compartits)

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Biblioteques preferidesAurora Public Library - Eola Road Branch, Aurora Public Library - Santori Library, Aurora University - Charles B. Phillips Library, Founders Memorial Library - Northern Illinois University, Fountaindale Public Library District, Lewis University - Romeoville (Main) Campus Library, Naperville Public Library - Naper Boulevard Library, Naperville Public Library - Nichols Library, Northern Illinois University - College of Law - David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library, Wheaton College - Buswell Memorial Library

MembresiaTinyCat. https://www.librarycat.org/lib/InfoQuest
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Nom realRachel

UbicacióIllinois

Tipus de comptepúblic

URL /profile/InfoQuest (perfil)
/catalog/InfoQuest (biblioteca)

Membre des deFeb 9, 2008

Llegint actualmentKristin Lavransdatter de Sigrid Undset
Bread and wine de Ignazio Silone
Maimonides and the book that changed Judaism: secrets of the Guide for the Perplexed de Micah Goodman
Arrest the Bishop? de Winifred Peck
Pleasantville de Attica Locke
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