Joined Monday, February 5, 2007
Recent Book Activity
The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems
Quick and Easy Cooking
Getting Rid of Matthew
A Change for the Better
The Bird of Night
Gentleman and Ladies
I'm the King of the Castle (Penguin Essentials)
Doctor Sleep (Shining Book 2) - DIFFERENT COVER and the cat is BLACK
Sleeping Tiger (Coronet Books)
The Country Diary Book of Crafts
A Half Forgotten Song
Moon of Other Days
A Sweet Obscurity
The Empty House
OxCrimes: Introduced by Ian Rankin (Ox Tales)
Look Back with Love (Slightly Foxed Editions)
Mothers and Daughters
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I love this passage from Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruis Zafon. I think it sums up bookcrossing perfectly:
"Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens."
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I read every day, mostly over breakfast, lunch and at bedtime. I am always just 'popping in' to charity shops to look for books and get a lot of books as gifts for Christmas, birthdays, etc.
I've always loved books but even more so since joining bookcrossing. I've had the opportunity to read books I would never have dreamed of trying before and have enjoyed them very much.