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message 1: by Liz (new)

Liz Durham | 58 comments Hi! My name is Liz. I'm a recent graduate of Montana State University with a degree in literature. I grew up in Kentucky, and now live in a really small town in western North Dakota.

I LOVE BOOKS! I read a lot of YA/children's lit, and I collect fairy tales and mythology. It's hard to get books here (Wal-Mart hardly has anything and the local bookshop = expensive), so I've been going to the library a lot and buying cheap books from the Salvation Army.

I would love new friends to discuss books with!


message 3: by Jessica (new)

Jessica | 1000 comments Welcome, Liz!


message 4: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10062 comments Mod
Hi Liz.... Salvation Army is my once a week dropin... you never know what goodies they might be selling there! Ive found some great books there.

Welcome!


message 5: by Lisa Julianna (new)

Lisa Julianna (lisajulianna) | 1053 comments Hi Liz,
Welcome to a great group!!!


message 6: by Hayes (new)

Hayes (hayes13) Hi Liz! Welcome!


message 7: by Eric (new)

Eric | 382 comments Welcome Liz.


message 8: by Cindy (new)

Cindy (cyndil62) | 253 comments Hi Liz! Although I don't know where the Salvation Army is here, I love to go to Goodwill (50% off Saturdays).


message 9: by Jeane (new)

Jeane | 4891 comments Fiona wrote: "Welcome to TNBBC Liz. :D We all LOVE books here. Some of us, kay, most of us are slight obsessive about it.

I like a lot of YA fiction as well - what're your favourite?"


i am not...well not slightly..I am just completely totally obsessed!
I was even checking books on the internet at work(during my last ten minutes of lunch)...but I blame my team leader for it!


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Welcome to the group Liz!


message 11: by Liz (last edited Jan 28, 2009 01:08PM) (new)

Liz Durham | 58 comments Thanks for all the welcomes! That's awesome!

Fiona......I have WAY too many faves for YA, but here are a few of the top:

The Farthest Away Mountain - Lynn Reid Banks (my absolute favorite book of all time)

The Hounds of the Morrigan - Pat O'Shea (my second absolute favorite book of all time)

East - Edith Patou

The Dark Is Rising Series - Susan Cooper

A few other books that I love that are not YA:

Darkly Dreaming Dexter - Jeffrey Lindsay

The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides

The Patron Saint of Liars - Ann Patchett


message 12: by Lisa (new)

Lisa | 69 comments Welcome Liz!


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