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Books with Dani

Here's a list of books that I've read out loud to my girlfriend Dani:

Current: 
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment - Nathaniel Hawthorne (04/21/11 to present) (Dani read to me)
Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower, Book IV) - Stephen King (04/17/11 to present)
M Is for Magic - Neil Gaiman and Teddy Kristiansen (03/20/10 to present)
Gay Neck: The Story of a Pigeon - Dhan Gopal Mukerji, illus. by Boris Artzybasheff (10/06/09 - stopped 10/09/09, 11/01/09 incomplete)

Archive:
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck (04/25/11-05/12/11 - 3 3/4 stars)
The Waste Lands (The Dark Tower, Book III) - Stephen King (05/18/10-04/13/11 - 3 1/4 Stars)
The Pearl
- John Steinbeck (09/11/10-01/18/11 - 4 1/2 stars) (Dani read to me)


To Read List:
Emma - Jane Austen
The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien (Note: My book is silver, not gold and was purchased 04/04/09)
The Court of the Air - Stephen Hunt
Moebius Arzach PB - Jean-Marc Lofficier, Randy Lofficier, and Moebius

Short-Story Archive:
Elvira - Margaret Shannon - (01/07/10 1 1/2 stars)
Harry Potter Prequel - J. K. Rowling (10/06/09 - 2 stars)
Tales from the Two-Penny Inn: A Season of St. Gerlach -
James A. Owen (10/05/09 - 2 1/4 stars)
The Mezzotint- M.R. James (10/05/09 - 2 1/2 stars)

Archive:

Farmer Giles of Ham - J.R.R. Tolkein (12/26/10-01/08/11 - 5 stars) [Re-Read, 4th time]
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens - 12/21/10-12/25/10, 3 stars)
The Book of Taltos: Taltos - Steven Brust  (04/07/10-05/18/10, 3 3/4 stars)
The Drawing of the Three (Dark Tower Book II) - Stephen King (02/17/10-03/20/10, 3 3/4 stars)
Dragonflight, Volume 1 of The Dragonriders of Pern - Anne McCaffrey (01/24/10-02/15/10 - 3 1/4 stars)
 

The Gunslinger (Dark Tower Book 1) - Stephen King - (01/07/10-01/21/10 - 4 stars)
Gold: A Tale of the California Goldrush - Steve Bartholomew (12/05/09-01/05/10 - 3 1/2 stars)
Farmer Giles of Ham - J.R.R. Tolkein (12/23/09-12/24/09 - 5 stars) [Re-Read]
Here There Be Dragons - James A. Owen (11/14/09-12/04/09 2 1/2 stars)
The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells (11/02/09-11/11/09 - 2 3/4 stars)

The Book of Jhereg: Teckla - Steven Brust (10/13/09-10/29/09 - 3 stars)
Odd and the Frost Giants - Neil Gaiman (10/03/09-10/04/09 - 3 1/2 stars)
Yendi - Steven Brust (09/21/09-10/01/09 - 3 1/4 stars)
Wolves in the Walls - Neil Gaiman illus. by Dave McKean (09/20/09 - 3 stars)
the Jungle Books - Rudyard Kipling (08/02/09-09/18/09 - 3 1/4 stars)
Jhereg - Steven Brust (07/20/09-08/01/09 - 3 3/4 stars)
The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish - Neil Gaiman illus. by Dave McKean (07/19/09 - 2 3/4 stars)
Dracula  (with "Dracula's Guest") - Bram Stoker (04/14/09-07/17/09) (Note: Introduction by Neil Gaiman & we are the first people to check this version of the book from the library! They got it 03/18/09) (2 1/4 stars)
Farmer Giles of Ham - J.R.R. Tolkein (06/19/09-06/25/09 - 5 stars) [Re-Read]
The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Graham (04/03/09-04/12/09 - 2 3/4 stars)
BladeRunner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) - Phillip K. Dick (03/15/09-04/02/09 - 4 stars)
A Room With A View - E.M. Forster (02/21/09-03/14/09 - 2 stars)
Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austen (01/10/09-02/20/09 - 4 stars)
The Tale of Despereaux - Kate DiCamillo (01/02/09-01/09/09 - 3 stars) (We saw the movie in Mar'09)
The Curse of Cuddles McGee - Emily Ecton (12/22/08-01/02/09 - 1 1/2 stars)
Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham - J.R.R. Tolkein (12/10/08-12/21/08 - 5 stars)
Tales of Beedle the Bard - J.K. Rowling (12/07/08-12/09/08 - 2 stars)
Demons Don't Dream - Piers Anthony (finished 12/05/08 - 1 star)
The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman (Nov 2008 - 3 stars)
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH - Robert C. O'Brien (Oct 2008 - 4 stars)
Mattimeo, A Tale of Redwall - Brian Jacques (Sep/Oct 2008 - 3 stars)
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There - Lewis Carroll (Sep 2008 - 3 1/2 stars)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (Aug 2008 - 3 1/2 stars)
Coraline - Neil Gaiman (Jul 2008 - 4 1/2 stars)
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories- Tim Burton (Jul 2008 - 3 stars)
Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann (Jun 2008 - 4 stars)
Mossflower, A Tale of Redwall - Brian Jacques (Apr/May 2008 - 3 stars)
Redwall - Brian Jacques (Mar/Apr 2008 - 3 stars)
Warriors: the New Prophecy: Moonrise - Erin Hunter (Feb 2008 - 1 star)
Warriors: the New Prophecy: Midnight - Erin Hunter (Jan 2008 - 1 1/2 star)
The Further Tales of Mr. Pengachoosa - Caroline Rush (started around Dec 2007 - 2 stars)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling (Dec/Jan 2007-08 - 3 1/2 stars)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J.K. Rowling (Oct/Nov 2007 - 4 stars)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  - J.K. Rowling (Sep/Oct 2007 - 4 stars)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling (Aug/Sep 2007 - 4 stars)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling (Jul/Aug 2007 - 4 stars)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling (Jul 2007 - 4 stars)
Tales of Mr. Pengachoosa - Caroline Rush - 2 1/2 stars
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling (around Jun 2007 - 4 stars)
Frisco Pigeon Mambo - C.D. Payne - May/Jun 2007 - 5 stars

rating system:
0 stars - I regret reading this
1 star - not worth reading, but I don't regret it
2 stars - worth reading, but would not recommend
3 stars - (average) good book that I would recommend (I have high standards)
4 stars - This book stood out
5 stars - Excellent book. Will definately re-read this book several times.
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