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Lincolnshirelass
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Greetings, all!

Post by Lincolnshirelass » 30 Oct 2017, 04:44

Hello, everyone, from the East of England (hope I'm welcome here!) where I have discovered this Book Group that looks pretty awesome and look forward to being a member, talking all about my favourite subject (books!) and maybe making new friends.

I'm female and in the (ahem!) prime of life. I read across the board, anything from classics to magazines and the whole plethora in between. Favourite writers include Jodi Picoult, Diane Chamberlain, Philippa Gregory, Minette Walters, Nicholas Sparks, etc. I also have a weakness for 'nostalgic' fiction and inherited my Mum's collection of Norah Lofts, Phylis Whitney etc. Also a lover of the 'classics' (though it's so hard to know where to draw the line and perhaps arbitrary) with a special liking for Thomas Hardy, and have read Charlotte Bronte's 'Jane Eyre' about 90 times - okay, maybe I'm given to exaggeration! In non-fiction, I enjoy biographies and autobiographies, true crime, 'unexplained' stuff etc.

Aside from reading, I love music - specially but by no means exclusively classical - cats, travel, chess, coffee, and much more.

Thanks for having me!

Love Judith

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Post by gali » 30 Oct 2017, 05:18

:text-welcomeconfetti:
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by klbradley » 01 Nov 2017, 07:31

Welcome! Hope you enjoy it here!
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