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Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Librarian
Location Evansville, Indiana, United States
Introduction I have been a library manager/administrator for over 30 years, in Ohio, Florida, Arizona, and, now, Indiana. Library Journal Mystery Reviewer of the Year 2018. Recipient of the 2018 David Thompson Memorial Special Service Award from Bouchercon Board. Winner of the 2011 Arizona Library Association Outstanding Library Service Award. I am a mystery columnist for Library Journal, Mystery Readers Journal, and ReadertoReader.com. Author of the "Mystery Fiction" chapter in Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests (7th ed.) Winner of the 2009 and 2010 Spinetingler Awards for Best Reviewer.
Interests Books, Mysteries, Ireland, cats, Celtic Thunder, travel, Broadway, sports - especially Duke basketball & Ohio State football
Favorite Movies Les Miserables, Field of Dreams, The Sting, Westward the Women, Memphis Belle, Mamma Mia!, Phantom of the Opera
Favorite Music Celtic Thunder, Byrne & Kelly, Ramin Karimloo
Favorite Books The Hobbit, Little Women, Snow Treasure, Thread of Blue Denim, 84, Charing Cross Road