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choclaholic 17 yrs ago | 1 replies
to inspire non-readers to read. If the serendipity of finding a book will excite someone to actually read that book, perhaps they'll go on to read other things to.

choclaholic 17 yrs ago
Issac Asimov and Jack Chalker. He didn't even live in our home, but it was obviously a great influence on me, as I love sci-fi to this day! Alternatively, I only ever saw my mother reading magazines and newspapers...…

choclaholic 17 yrs ago
from last May to this April. But then came the BC Convention....and since then, I've been acquiring tons more books again.... So many, now with 4 new ones this weekend alone, that I think I can stop again for a while (Fi…


choclaholic 17 yrs ago | 24 replies
And can you beleive it, someone will actually pay me to READ! I start at ETS in the copy editing department August 15th! This is pretty exciting to me, as I have not held a paying job in 10 years (been at home rais…

choclaholic 17 yrs ago
without physically checking my shelves or anything -- Piers Anthony, Robert Heinlein, Issac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Carl Sagan, Peter David, John Irving, Kurt Vonnegut, Margarte Atwood, Amy Tan, Philip Roth, Chaim Poto…


choclaholic 17 yrs ago
Some of my friends have started counting in pages read instead of books read, since book lenths vary so, but I'm not quite that obsessed yet...

choclaholic 17 yrs ago
I still couldn't finish it, even though was only 120 pages long!


choclaholic 17 yrs ago
The other day, I searched the wishlists for anyone that had posted a wish for Any Human Heart by William Boyd. I contacted each of them privately and asked them to respond to me if they wanted to join it. But I only hea…


choclaholic 17 yrs ago
I was actually thinking of alerting them to the problem, then asking them to re-enter the BCID, while making sure they were logged into the system. But realizing they've already entered the BCID in twice, is doing it 3 …

choclaholic 17 yrs ago | 2 replies
Actually, the anonymous finder journal came in first. Then some 6 hours later (according to the time stamp on my email), they decided to join BC. Since they stated in the later entry that they wanted to show where the …


choclaholic 17 yrs ago | 4 replies
I got a thank you journal entry emailed to me for a book I registered. But when I clicked the link to the book, that entry wasn't there. I went to the bookshelf of that new BXer, and they didn't have any books on their…

choclaholic 17 yrs ago
I would play Bethany, the disturbed teenaged sister of the book's narrator. She's a nice person, yet unconventional. She's strong, yet misunderstood. She makes an impact on people, then disappears from their lives.

choclaholic 17 yrs ago
The Salamander Room; we did an Earth Day program together back when I was a naturalist in northern NJ -- more than 10 years ago! She read her book and I brought the real live salamanders!



choclaholic 17 yrs ago
This is 2 1/2 years of bookcrossing, and harboring books than ever talking here.

choclaholic 17 yrs ago | 2 replies
Then I joined bookcrossing and learned that compartively speaking, I am actually a slow reader. Good to know I'm not alone!


choclaholic 17 yrs ago
I also had this convention book caught in San Antonio. I actually had posted this in a previous convention thread, but I'll post again in case someone wants to see the catches all together. http://bookcrossing.com/jo…

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