< Back to SantaThing

SantaThing Gift

Member: conceptDawg

Book tastes

How about I give you some books off of my wishlist? That'll make things easier. You can get these or surprise me, I kinda' like most books. I mean, I work at LibraryThing for pete's sake. Art Art History SciFi Art books History (biographies, history of science, discoveries, etc.) Specifics from wishlist (in no order): How Star Wars Conquered the Universe Play It Away: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety Empires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta... The Unquiet Bones (Hugh de Singleton) Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers ....

Don't get this!

Romance. I have no romance in my life. I'm a computer nerd. I wouldn't know what to do with it.

Other notes



United States

Santa: Select books from Amazon.com (KINDLE ONLY)

Store: Amazon.com (KINDLE ONLY) (http://www.amazon.com)

Amount to spend: $40 USD

jburlinson's picks so far.

B000PDZFOIhttp://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=B000PDZFOIDreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software10.30
B001BADGJAhttp://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=B001BADGJA&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3AB001BADGJAEmpires of the Sea: The Siege of Malta, the Battle of Lepanto, and the Contest for the Center of the World9.99
B00HPUM58Shttp://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=B00HPUM58S&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3AB00HPUM58SThe Unquiet Bones: 1 (The Chronicles of Hugh De Singleton, Surgeon)10.49
B00IACZECEhttp://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=B00IACZECE&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3AB00IACZECEPlay It Away: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety7.99

Secret Santa

conceptDawg's Secret Santa is jburlinson. Help jburlinson pick the right book.


avanders: So I'm going to make a recommendation for Mr. Dawg that doesn't fit in w/ the list otherwise included above... i.e., it's a novel (and I don't know for sure, but I think the items he listed are not).

But I've looked at his library, and I think he'll enjoy it. He says he's a computer nerd but he doesn't have Ready Player One in his collections! So, I recommend that! :)

Good luck & Merry Christmas! (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:16:20 -0500)

jburlinson: Hi and Merry Christmas! I hope you like these. I got so interested in reading up on a couple of them that I'm probably going to put them on my own tbr list. (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 13:14:24 -0500)

lorannen: I know conceptDawg really enjoyed Ann Leckie's Ancillary Justice, so, since Santa had some money left over, I'm throwing in the sequel, Ancillary Sword (B00I8289A0).

Done. (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:27:13 -0500)

Add a suggestion/comment

Become a member to leave a suggestion


Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Store | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 99,780,823 books! | Top bar: Always visible