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From Hillsboro, Oregon USA
Age 65
Joined Friday, February 4, 2005
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*****Please note: If books say "available" on my shelf then it is perfectly ok to PM me and ask me to send it to you. It would be my pleasure.*****

Ok, it is so very far past time to update this profile. My last profile talked about my moving to Oregon after a lifetime in California. One of the first things I did after I got settled in Oregon was to look up active bookcrossers in the area. In early 2006 I found a group of bookcrossers that met monthly to talk about what they were reading and share books with each other. I attended my first meeting in March of 2006.

To "cut to the chase" I met someone at this meeting who I fell in love with. life changed again. We moved in together in October.

All this is to say that I believe that bookcrossing is the best thing on the planet!

(Oh yes...And to those of you who don't know me well the picture on my shelf is my beloved cat Andie who is very happy with her new digs in Tualatin.)

Update: How time flies. We have now purchased a home in Hillsboro, OR where Andie is again enjoying all three levels of her new place.

2010 Books Read:
1) Under the Dome by Stephen King
2) Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor
3) Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris
4) The Swimming Pool by Holly LeCraw
5) Sercrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian
6) Bad Things Happy by Harry Doyle
7) Imperfect Ending by Zoe Fitzgerald Carter
8) Bucolic Plague: From Drag Queen to Goat Farmer by Josh Kilmer-Purcell
9) Every Last One By Anna Quindlen
10)Black Water Rising By Attica Locke
11)The Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry
12)The Passage by Justin Cronin
13)One Good Dog by Susan Wilson
14)Apologize, Apologize! by Elizabeth Kelly
15)Innocent by Scott Turow
16)The Lies We Told By Diane Chamberlain
17)The Given Day by Dennis LeHane
18)Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
19)A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
20)The Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan
21)I'd Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman
22)Bird in Hand by Christina Baker Kline
23)The Corrections by Johnathan Frazen
24)Pledged by Alexandra Robbins
25)I Thought You Were Dead by Pete Nelson
26)A Drink before the War by Dennis Lehane
27)The Help by Katherine Strockett
28)By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham
29)Duma Key by Stephen King
30)Rodeo in Joliet by Glenn Rockowitz
31)Lit by Mary Karr
32) Scent of the Missing by Susannah Charleson

2009 Books Read:
1) Sing Them Home by Stephanie Kallos
2) The Believers by Zoe Heller
3) The Hour I First Believed By Wally Lamb
4) The Senator's Wife by Sue Miller
5) Now You See Him By Eli Gottlieb
6) Lucky by Alice Sebold
7) The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
8) The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
9) The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
10)An Innocent Man by John Grisham
11)Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
12)Invisible Sisters by Jennifer Handler
13)The American Wife by Curtis Settenfeld
14)Ask and It Shall Be Give by Esther and Jerry Hicks
15)What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
16)Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
17)Coyote Blue by Christopher Moore
18)The Late, Lamented Molly Marx by Sally Koslow
19)The Last Bridge By Teri Coyne
20)The Last Time I Was Me By Cathy Lamb
21)Lost Boy By Brent W. Jeffs
22)All I Ever Wanted Was Everything By Janelle Brown
23)Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey
24)The Art of Racing in the Rain By Garth Stein
25)Gone to the Dogs by Mary Guterson
26)The Elephant Keeper by Christopher Nicholson
27)How Perfect is That by Sarah Bird
28)That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
29)Await Your Reply by Dan Chabon
30)This is Where I Leave You by Jon Tropper
31)Run by Ann Patchett
32)Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffennegger
33)So Long at the Fair by Christina Schwartz
34)Blame by Michelle Huneven
35)The Associate by John Grisham
36)You Remind Me of Me by Dan Chabon
37)Far From Home by Anne DeGrace
38)Straight Man by Richard Russo
39)Ask Again Later by Jill A. Davis
40)Schooled by Anisha Lakhani
41)Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
42)The Murderer's Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers

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