binge reading

a real thirst for a good story


yes, i'm still reading. just haven't had much time to log it in.
and i haven't been keeping track of when i started and finished a book. *shrugs* oh, well.
too many other things on my mind.

here's what i've been reading since the last post:
#The Confusion, the Baroque Cycle, vol. 2 by Neal Stephenson
#System of the World, the Baroque Cycle, vol. 3 by Neal Stephenson
Castle in the Air by Dianna Wynne Jones
Deep Secret by Dianna Wynne Jones
Dark Lord of Derkhelm by Dianna Wynne Jones
Year of the Griffin by Dianna Wynne Jones
Homeward Bounders by Dianna Wynne Jones
Strangers in Paradise, vol 1 by Terry Moore
Hopeless Savages by Jen Van Meter, Christine Norrie and Chynna Clugston-Major
Hopeless Savages, vol. 2: Ground Zero by Jen Van Meter & other artists who's names i've forgotten...sorry!
Blue Monday, vol. 4 : Painted Moon by Chynna Clugston-Major
Ragtime by E.L. Doctrow
The Complete Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Waifs and Strays by Charles de Lint
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
Girl Genius, Vol. 4: Agatha Hetrodyne and the Circus of Dreams by Phil & Kaja Foglio
Anasi Boys by Neil Gaiman (never finished-it's not that it wasn't good, it's just my heart wasn't in it and it was coming due at the library. i'll try again another time.)
What They Didn't Teach You About the Wild West by Mike Wright- (still working on this one...)
Wise Child by Monica Furlong
*Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett (had to re-read once i replaced by paperback with a hardcover. bargin bin at barnes and noble for $6!)

and here's where i keep track again...
Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World by Henri J.M. Nouwen - started 3 June, 2006
Dragons in the Waters by Madeleine L'Engle - started 6 June, 2006; finished 7 June, 2006 at 2 a.m. or so
A House Like A Lotus by Madeleine L'Engle - started 7 June, 2006; finished 8 June, 2006
this one affect me...see the regular blog for details.

To Read:
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggarrd
The Journey by Billy Graham
Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard

books i read aloud to ken:
*Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
*Men At Arms by Terry Pratchett
*Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett (never finished-only halfway through before he died He did, however, skip ahead and finish Jingo on his own.)

and i am currently in the middle of reading Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett to Alice as she quilts.
is that enough books for you?

currently reading:.
#Creative Mythology: The Masks of God, Book 4 by Joseph Campbell
#Across the Wall by Garth Nix
to read:.
*Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (thanks for this one, c!)
The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats, a Journey into the Feline Heart by Jefferey Moussaieff Masson
Eygptian Magic by E. A. Wallis Budge
The Library of Alexandria, Centre of Learning in the Ancient World edited by Roy MacLeod
Alexandria Rediscovered by Jean-Yves Empereur, translated by Margaret Maehler
Ghosts: Appearances of the Dead and Cultural Transformation by by R.C. Finucane
Libraries of the Ancient World by Lionel Casson
*Red Land, Black Land by Barbara Mertz

* denotes books that have been reread.
# denotes a series of books or a trilogy.
‡ denotes an electronic book

recommended reading:.
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
Sabriel by Garth Nix

fav authors:.
Terry Pratchett
Neil Gaiman
William Gibson
Guy Gavriel Kay
Charles de Lint
Ursula K. LeGuin
more to come!

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