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Books - Simplified List

Current:
A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Habib Hourani (for School, p209+) - 01/24/12- present(2 1/4 stars)
A History of Modern Iran - Ervand Abrahamian (for School) - 02/16/12 to present
The Koran - (translations by by J. M. Rodwell) - 02/02/12 to present (this book will not be rated)
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas - Apr'08 to present (spare time at work)

Archive:


To Read List:
Blueberry Girl - Neil Gaiman illus. by Charles Vess
The Arabian Nights, Volume I: The Marvels and Wonders of The Thousand and One Nights
- Jack Zipes, Anonymous, & Sir Richard Francis Burton


Archive:
The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922 - Donald Quataert (for School) - 12/15/11-02-16/12 (2 1/4 stars)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain - 11/19/11-01/05/12 (3 3/4 stars)
Afghanistan: A Short History of Its People and Politics - Martin Ewans (for School) - 08/11/11-08/18/11 (to p112) (2 stars)
Ancient Civilizations (3rd Edition) - Christopher Scarre, Brian M. Fagan (for School) - 08/17/11-12/14/11 (1 1/2 stars)
Modern Iran: Roots and Results of Revolution - Nikki R. Keddie (for School) - 08/19/11-12/09/11 (1 3/4 stars)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain - 07/11/11-08/10/11 (4 stars)
Oedipus Rex - Sophocles - 07/05/11-07/11/11 (3 stars)

At The Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror - H.P. Lovecraft - 06/02/11-07/01/11 (2 1/4 stars)
Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson - 01/25/11-01/31/11, 05/12/11-06/01/11 (2 1/2 Stars)
The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop? - Francisco Goldman (recommended for school) - 04/21/11-05/11/11 (3 stars)
Silence on the Mountain: Stories of Terror, Betrayal, and Forgetting in Guatemala - Daniel Wilkinson (for school) - 03/01/11-04/21/11 (2 1/4 stars)
Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America - John Charles Chasteen (for School) - 02/01/11-03/02/11 (3 stars)
The Scarlett Pimpernell - Emmuska Orczy - 12/20/10-01/25/11 (2 1/2 Stars)
Myths of the Norsemen - Roger Lancelyn Green  - 11/05/10-01/04/11 (2 3/4 stars)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson - 11/02/10 (3 1/4 stars)
The White House Connection - Jack Higgins 09/09/10-11/01/10 (2 1/4 stars)
The Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum 08/27/10-09/08/10 (2 1/2 stars)
The Adventures of Robin Hood - Roger Lancelyn Green 08/02/10-08/25/10 (3 stars)
The Druid of Shannara - Terry Brooks 03/12/10-07/29/10 (2 3/4 stars) 
The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - 02/23/10-03/11/10 (2 1/4 stars)
Essential Histories 36: The Greek and Persian Wars 499–386 BC - Philip de Souza 02/12/10-02/23/10 (2 1/2 stars)
Tales of Ancient Egypt - Roger Lancelyn Green
  01/27/10-02-11/10 (2 1/2 stars)
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie and illus. by Charles Vess 01/11/10-01/26/10 (3 stars)
What-the-Dickens: The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy
- Gregory Maguire 12/21/09-01/09/10 (1 1/2 stars)
The Road - Cormac McCarthy - 12/03/09-12/18/09 (3 3/4 stars)
The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula K. Le Guin 11/02/09-12/02/09 (2 3/4 stars)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne - 09/10/09-11/02/09 (2 stars)
Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson - 08/18/09-09/09/09 (3 1/2 stars)
Tarzan of the Apes - Edgar Rice Burroughs - 07/27/09-08/17/09 (3 stars)

InterWorld - Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves - 07/07/09-07/24/09 (3 1/4 Stars)
Star Wars: Death Star - Michael Reaves & Steve Perry - 06/18/09-07/07/09 (3 1/4 stars)
First King of Shannara - Terry Brooks - 04/06/09-05/05/09, 05/27/09-06/17/09 (3 1/4 stars)
Terminator Salvation: From The Ashes - Timothy Zahn - 05/07/09-05/22/09 (2 1/2 stars)
Terry Brooks' Dark Wraith of Shannara - Robert Place Napton, illus. by Edwin David - 05/06/09 (2 stars) 
Angel of Death - Jack Higgins - 03/19/09-04/04/09 (3 1/4 stars)
Star Trek: New Frontier: Missing In Action - Peter David - 02/27/09-03/19/09 (2 1/2 stars)
Anansi Boys - Neil Gaiman - 01/14-02/27/09 (3 3/4 stars)
Sandman: The Dream Hunters - Neil Gaiman with art by Yoshitaka Amano - 2/7-2/8/09 (3 stars)
Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman - 12/16/08-01/13/09 (3 1/2 stars)
Tehanu - Ursula K. LeGuin - 11/17/08-12/12/08
The Farthest Shore - Ursula K. LeGuin - 10/16/08-11/14/08
The Tombs of Atuan - Ursula K. LeGuin - finished 10/15/08
A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula K. LeGuin - Sep 2008
Sethra Lavode - Steven Brust - Jul/Aug 2008
The Lord of Castle Black - Steven Brust - May/Jun 2008
The Paths of the Dead - Steven Brust  - Mar/Apr 2008
Five Hundred Years After - Steven Brust - Jan/Feb 2008
Dune - Frank Herbert - Nov/Dec 2007
The Phoenix Guards - Steven Brust  - Oct 2007
American Gods - Neil Gaiman - Sep 2007 (5 stars)
The 13th Warrior - Michael Crichton - Aug 2007
Beowulf and Other Olde English Poems (Penguin Books) - Jul 2007

The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Books) - Jul 2007
The Plumed Serpent - D.H. Lawrence - Jun 2007

The Scions of Shannara - Terry Brooks - May 2007
Moby Dick - Herman Melville - Apr 2007

Raberata - Robert Bisno - Finished Mar 23, 2007 (4 1/2 stars)
The Wishsong of Shannara - Terry Brooks - Feb 2007
The Time Machine - H.G. Wells - Feb 2007
The Norby Chronicles (Norby, The Mixed-Up Robot and Norby's Other Secret) - Janet and Isaac Asimov - Feb 2007
Odd Thomas - Dean Koontz - Oct 2006

The Mummy Returns - Max Allan Collins & Stephen Sommers - Oct 2006
The Elfstones of Shannara -
Terry Brooks - Aug/Sep 2006
The Sword of Shannara -
Terry Brooks - Jul/Aug 2006
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho - 2005 (4 stars)
Tags: books, charles vess, history, neil gaiman, robert bisno, steven brust, terry brooks
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