Thursday, November 5, 2009

Enjoying The Weekends - 2

These are my other entries in the Schott's Vocab Weekend Competition.

Remember, the instructions were

Weekend Competition: Imaginary Libraries

This weekend, co-vocabularists are invited to stack the shelves of imaginary libraries based upon themes of their choosing.

The libraries can hold books, music or movies, and may be ordered according to any taxonomical whimsy.

For example:

— Books
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest; A Tale of Two Cities; The Three Musketeers …
The Sun Also Rises; The Glimpses of the Moon; Delta of Venus …
The Story of O; Dial M for Murder; A Void …

Here are the rest of my thoughts over the weekend…...

Where I went on my summer vacation…

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Mercury in Retrograde: A Novel by Paula Froelich

The Forgery of Venus: A Novel by Michael Gruber

The Pillars of the Earth: by Ken Follett

Postcards from Mars: by Jim Bell

Dreaming of Jupiter: by Ted Simon

Saturn’s Children by Charles Stross

Zombie Bums from Uranus by Andy Griffiths

When Kambia Elaine Flew In From Neptune by Lori Aurelia Williams

Breakfast on Pluto: A Novel by Patrick Mccabe

Distant Wanderers: The Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System by Bruce Dorminey

Heart of the Comet by Gregory Benford, Bob Eggleton, and David Brin

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil deGrasse Tyson


Books to read while waiting for tonight’s World Series game…

A Yankee Girl at Fort Sumter by Alice Turner Curtis

Red Socks Don’t Work by Kenneth J. Karpinski

Next Spring an Oriole (A Stepping Stone Book) by Gloria Whelan

Rays of the Dawn : Natural Laws of the Body, Mind and Soul by Dr. Thurman Fleet

Bluejay in the Desert by Isao Kikuchi

Tigers In The Snow by Peter Matthiessen and Maurice Hornocker

White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman and Tyrone Geter

Indians in Unexpected Places by Philip J. Deloria

Twinspiration by Cheryl Lage

Angels in My Hair by Lorna Byrne

The Ranger’s Apprentice Collection by John Flanagan

Mariner’s Compass Stars: 9 Easy Quilt Projects by Carol Doak

Athletics Growth & Development by BLANKSBY

Broken Seas: True Tales of Extraordinary Seafaring Adventures by Marlin Bree

Philly Stakes by Gillian Roberts

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

National Suicide by Martin L. Gross

Pirates Don’t Change Diapers by Melinda Long and David Shannon

The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy

Ultimate Cub Scout Sticker Book by DK Publishing

Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Seventeenth Edition by John Ayto

The Seas of Doom (Astrosaurs) by Steve Cole and Woody Fox

The Red Tent: A Novel by Anita Diamant

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Cultographies) by Jeffrey Weinstock

Dodger and Me by Jordan Sonnenblick

Giants of the Frost by Kim Wilkins

Padre Pio: The True Story by Bernard C. Ruffin

Diamondback Cave by K.L. Fogg


Chess anyone?

Pawn of the Omphalos by E. C. Tubb
The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino
Murder at Red Rook Ranch by Dorothy Tell
The Bishop Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine
The Knight in the Panther’s Skin by Shota Rustaveli
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana by Umberto Eco
The King Must Die by Mary Renault


My final contribution was easy as PI

THREE Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
POINT Blank (FBI Thriller) by Catherine Coulter
ONE Second After by William R. Forstchen
The FOUR Loves by C.S. Lewis
ONE for the Money by Janet Evanovich
The FIVE People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
NINE by Andrzej Stasiuk and Bill Johnston
TWO-way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
SIX Suspects: A Novel by Vikas Swarup
The FIVE Love Languages by Gary Chapman
THREE Days of Rain by Richard Greenberg
FIVE Greatest Warriors by Matthew Reilly
EIGHT Men Out by Eliot Asinof and Stephen Jay Gould
NINE Dragons by Michael Connelly
SEVEN Days of Rage by Paul LaRosa and Maria Cramer
NINE Princes in Amber by Roger Zelazny
THREE Feet from Gold by Sharon L. Lechter
TWO Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana, John Seelye, and Wes Davis
THREE by Ted Dekker
EIGHT Cousins, Or, The Aunt-Hill by Louisa May Alcott
FOUR-Star Desserts by Emily Luchetti

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