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British Mystery (441), reviewed (356), nonfiction (349), 2020 (119), 2017 (116), 2018 (108), 2022 (108), 2010 (103), 2021 (103), 2016 (101), 2011 (101), 2012 (98), 2023 (97), 2015 (94), 2019 (92), 2013 (86), 2009 (84), 2008 (79), 2014 (78), memoirs (76), books on books (73), old favorite (42), children/teen (35), 2006 (35), Donoghue (34), 2007 (33), Jewish themes (32), short stories (32), humor (30), fantasy (30), suspense (29), f/sf (28), biography (26), fluff (21), victorian novel (20), library book (16), poetry (16), natural history (14), feminism (13), u.s. mystery (13), WW 2 (11), rec. peggy (10), rec. kath (10), graphic (10), rec. stasia (10), books about authors (9), 2024 (9), medieval (8), coming of age (7), play (6), Gift (6), Mythology (6), WW 1 (5), raj (5), rec. tina (5), group biography (5), school setting (4), south america (3), Adult fairy tales (3), rec. sean (3), arts/artists (2), Victorian poetry (2), magical realism (2), true crime (2), evolution (1), short story (1), Ancient Rome (1), Mystery (1)
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Núvol d'etiquetes, Núvol d'autors, Mirall d'etiquetes
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Grups
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Dec 28, 2008
Sobre la meva biblioteca

I'm trying to get the TBR section smaller than the I Just Bought This on Impulse section. I like things that are new, different, or oddball. My collection is both eclectic and Byzantine.


I usually avoid romances, dystopian novels, or thrillers, but am open to persuasion.
Sobre mi
Retired teacher; widow; mother of two sons; compulsive reader; beach person

Special Joys

1. Mysteries


I prefer certain types of mysteries: Golden Age; locked room; Country House types with limited suspect list; detectives, whether amateur or professional, who are smart; humor
I don’t like a lot of gore

2. Biographies; memoirs; personal essays

3. Victorian novels and Victorian-era nonfiction

4. Natural History

Ratings:

A moderately enjoyable book gets three stars. Most of my books are chosen carefully (appearances to the contrary), so fewer of my ratings fall below three stars. I’ve finally realized that I can guiltlessly abandon books I don’t like.

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Near the water
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