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Joined Wednesday, February 9, 2005
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PLEASE NOTE: I am taking a sabbatical from bookcrossing at this time. I am unable to participate in Bookrings, Bookrays, trades or wishlists. I will re-post when things change.


I am the caretaker of the Boston Youth Hostel OBCZ (Boston Hostelling International). Feel free to contact me if you want to send some books for release there.

The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd - 7 years 4 months - Boston to Nova Scotia
The Secret River by Kate Grenville - 6 years 11 months 23 days - Boston to Norway
My Dream of You by Nuala O'Faolain - 4 years 3 months 15 days - Boston to Cape Cod
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving - 3 years 2 months - Boston to Atlanta
High Country by Nevada Barr - 3 years 4 months 13 days - Boston, MA to Virginia

About two months before I joined bookcrossing, I found a book in the Park Street T station in Boston on my morning commute to work. I picked it up and looked at it, but decided not to take it because it was a Grisham novel and I'm not partial to his writing. Besides, I had so many unread books next to my bed on the nightstand waiting to be read, and these are books I wanted to read.

A couple months later I read an article that talked about bookcrossing on that had appeared in the Boston Globe. That was all it took! I cleaned off my book shelves and released a bunch of books! Just hope I find another one in the wild again. I wish I had gotten the BCID number for the book I saw, but left at the T station. Now I know better!

Books marked "reserved" are being saved for a trade, swap, bookring, or bookbox and as such are already promised elsewhere. Please do not ask me for any books marked "permanent collection."

Books on my shelf do not necessarily reflect my taste in reading. Many books are purchased by me for wild release, challenges, RABCKs or book swaps.

P.S. And if you find yourself liking BookCrossing, Boston has an active group of BookCrossers who meet monthly; the second Tuesday of the month at 7PM. Check the site (keyword Boston Bookcrossing) for details!

Dublin, Ireland 2012
Washington DC USA 2011
Boston, MA USA 2010 (UnCon)
London, England, UK 2008
Charleston, SC USA 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2006

The Accidental Pope by Raymond Flynn - SUCCESSFULLY CAME HOME,-Robin-Moore


Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos - SUCCESSFULLY CAME HOME

Eleven on Top by Janet Evanovich - SUCCESSFULLY CAME HOME

The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier - SUCCESSFULLY CAME HOME

S is for Silence by Sue Grafton - SUCCESSFULLY CAME HOME

Most Wanted - Rrrcaron
Circle of Books - therubycanary
Keepers of the Hidden Ways (trilogy) - omly
Belgariad Series by Davis Eddings - omly
The Eyre Affair - aylaeh
Faithful/Red Sox Historic 2004 Season - kitten22
The Dark Angel Trilogy - midwinter
Bitten - nokturnalmuse
Me And Emma - Rrrcaron
Changing Pitches - rangerfan
Wicked - rooshill
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - bookfairy65
Jane Austin Biography - Kernow8
Never Let Me Go - quinnsmom
The Sex Life of Cannibals - herlibrary
The Birth of Venus - ajsmom
The Last Days of Dogtown - KimberleeV
Stolen - fantasyreader
City of Falling Angels - glade1
The History of Love - 4-lele
Cloud Atlas - angel1509
A Wedding in December - redhouse
The Widow of the South - KimberleeV
The Last Templar - bartonz
Thanksgiving - timollie5502
Katherine - lauraloo29

Wishlist Hot Books - Abbynormal92243
Spring Cleaning Bookbox 2005 - skcreader
Books I've read AND liked - sp4home

St. Patricks Day Release Challenge - Hearth-Crafter
REDUCE MY TBR MOUNTAIN 2008 Challenge - DoveiLibri
July 2009 Summer Readathon (from Friday 24th-31st of July) - chucklesthescot

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