Have loved books and reading for as long as I can remember. A homebody that prefers to spend spare time at home with a good book rather than out on the town.
“The library was magical because every time I walked through the door, there were literally thousands of voices ready and willing to have a conversation with me. I walked through the door, stared at all those stacks and bindings, and whispered, "Tell me a story.”
― Charles Martin, Unwritten
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Fiction - contemporary and historical. Almost all of the books I read come from the "New" shelf at my library. Tend to like: WWII era, a good child protagonist, survivor stories, suspense thrillers, stories that follow a family over multiple generations, a good series.
"I’m hit and miss with this author, but this one was a hit. Although a sort of sad story that touches on difficult subjects, I still enjoyed it. 14 yr old Lucas finds himself in the overwhelming position of helping 3 important people in his life: ..."
"This is based on the true story of the first wagons to cross the Sierra Nevada into California which was 2 years before the tragic Donner party crossing. This account is very slow and drawn out and has a lot of characters to keep track of. The e..."
"This is the 3rd novel I’ve read featuring the packhorse librarians in Kentucky. Since I love books and horses they keep calling to me. I liked the 4 librarians and the friendship they developed even though they were all so different from each ot..."