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Another Silly Game Part 22

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1moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 16, 2009, 5:01pm

Plays and games for little folks: Sports of all sorts, Fireside fun, and Singing games by Josephine Pollard

Da Rules:

1. The title of the book cited must have one word, at least, which is the same as a word in the previous title.

2. The repeated word in the new title must be other than an article ("a", "an", or "the").

3. The repeated word must be spelled exactly as the word was spelled in the previous title. E.g., "prune" is not the same word as "prunes", and "loyal" is not the same word as "loyalty."

4. The repeated word must be in the title as shown on the title page of the book--not, e.g., part of the series name unless such is part of the title as shown on the title page.

5. If you have read the book it would be informative that you so indicate and tell when you read it, if you can.

6. Try to use Touchstones (put brackets around the title and around the author) although they often don't work.

7. A hyphenated word is one word, not two: e.g., "thunder-clouds"; and if used must be repeated in full, not in part only.

2mirrordrum
Jun 16, 2009, 6:37pm

point of information

moibibliomaniac hath written:

>3. The repeated word must be spelled exactly as the word was spelled in the previous title. E.g., "prune" is not the same word as "prunes", and "loyal" is not the same word as "loyalty."

query:

does this mean that English words spelled differently in different English-speaking countries, e.g. 'honour' and 'honor', 'color' and 'colour', 'theater' and 'theatre' are likewise not interchangeable?

thanks.

4LynnB
Jun 16, 2009, 6:58pm

Little Bee by Chris Cleave. ER book read earlier this year. Absolutely loved it.

5MissTeacher
Jun 16, 2009, 7:43pm

Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

6moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 16, 2009, 7:56pm

mirrordrum

>3 mirrordrum: I would say the repeated word needs to be spelled the same as it is spelled in the title. Hence "honor" and "honour" are not interchangeable.
The rules, or "suggestions for rules" date back to Nov. 18, 2008.

7chinquapin
Jun 16, 2009, 7:56pm

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle

8mirrordrum
Edited: Jun 16, 2009, 9:21pm

let us now praise famous men: three tenant families by james agee and walker evans

originally read it many years ago during a brief james agee period.

#6 thanks for the info moibibliomaniac

9bedda
Jun 16, 2009, 9:30pm

Three Men in a Boat: to Say Nothing of the Dog by Jerome K. Jerome

finished it yesterday

10Copperskye
Jun 16, 2009, 10:22pm

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis, tbr

11DeltaQueen50
Jun 16, 2009, 10:37pm

Black Dog by Stephen Booth. Read this mystery in January, 2005.

12Copperskye
Jun 16, 2009, 10:41pm

Black Raven: Book One of the Shetland Island Quartet by Ann Cleeves; Read and enjoy in 2008

13mirrordrum
Jun 16, 2009, 11:37pm

the black mountain by rex stout

14ejj1955
Jun 17, 2009, 2:26am

Trixie Belden and the Black Jacket Mystery by Kathryn Kenny. Read when I learned to read, age 4.

15Schmerguls
Jun 17, 2009, 7:26am

Black Soil, by Josephine Donovan (read 8 Sep 2000)

I surely agree with miobibliomaniac (#6). Identical spelling means identical spelling.

16AHS-Wolfy
Jun 17, 2009, 9:52am

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil by Christopher Brookmyre which is in my TBR pile.

17mirrordrum
Jun 17, 2009, 10:51am

#15 yeah, i have to laugh at myself. how many times did i say to grad students, "what is it about the word 'identical' that you don't understand?'" and now here i go. *sigh* it causeth one to be humble in the face of one's frailties.

sorry 'bout that.

18mirrordrum
Jun 17, 2009, 10:55am

blood lure by nevada barr

19chinquapin
Jun 17, 2009, 3:25pm

Blood Sport by Dick Francis

21jennieg
Jun 17, 2009, 3:49pm

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

22DeltaQueen50
Jun 17, 2009, 4:19pm

Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris. TBR

23jennieg
Jun 17, 2009, 4:24pm

25jennieg
Jun 17, 2009, 5:00pm

(that makes the third book today added to my TBR list)

High Five by Janet Evanovich

26ejj1955
Jun 17, 2009, 6:40pm

High Blood Pressure Lowered Naturally--Your Arteries Can Clean Themselves by Janica McCall Failes

Not read: I lower my blood pressure unnaturally!

I'm willing (eager) to follow the rules, but would argue that "color" and "colour" are the same word, despite the difference in spelling. They mean the same thing and it's conceivable that the same book could be published in the UK and the US with only the spelling difference.

28mamalaz
Jun 17, 2009, 9:30pm

29chinquapin
Jun 17, 2009, 11:10pm

Garden of Malice by Susan Kenney

30mirrordrum
Jun 17, 2009, 11:14pm

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31Copperskye
Jun 17, 2009, 11:34pm

The Beast in the Garden by David Baron; read a few years ago, enlightening.

32Copperskye
Jun 17, 2009, 11:35pm

Oh, and I think that colour is colour but is not color...

33mirrordrum
Jun 17, 2009, 11:45pm

the virgin in the garden by a. s. byatt

read some time in the last 10 years.

35LynnB
Jun 18, 2009, 9:20am

Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton. Read a few years ago.

37DeltaQueen50
Jun 18, 2009, 1:21pm

Storm of the Century by Stephen King. Read in March of 2001.

39Mooose
Jun 18, 2009, 4:18pm

The Perfect Paragon by M C Beaton

40janoorani24
Jun 18, 2009, 7:15pm

The Perfect Basket: How to Make a Fabulous Gift Basket for Any Occasion by Diane Phillips - bought during a Martha Stewart phase. Someday I might actually make something.

41mirrordrum
Jun 18, 2009, 7:28pm

42ejj1955
Jun 18, 2009, 8:22pm

Ever After: A Williamsburg Novel by Elswyth Thane. In my TBR pile, but just thinking about another book of hers I've read, I want to go dig it out and put it on the top of the heap.

43mirrordrum
Jun 18, 2009, 10:09pm

if death ever slept by rex stout

47jennieg
Jun 19, 2009, 12:11pm

Pox Americana by Elizabeth A. Fenn

48Mooose
Jun 19, 2009, 6:31pm

Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox by Grace Maccarone

had for the kids when they had the pox

49ejj1955
Jun 19, 2009, 7:11pm

Cooking Light Chicken Cookbook by Susan M. McIntosh

50mirrordrum
Jun 19, 2009, 7:45pm

the light fantastic by terry pratchett

51Cariola
Jun 19, 2009, 8:09pm

The Light in the Piazza by Elizabeth Spencer

52DeltaQueen50
Jun 19, 2009, 9:54pm

Light A Penny Candle by Maeve Binchy. First book of hers that I read - in February 1983.

53mirrordrum
Jun 19, 2009, 10:22pm

a candle for st. jude by rumer godden

one of my favorite authors as a late teenager and very young adult.

54chinquapin
Jun 19, 2009, 11:16pm

Murder on St. Mark's Place by Victoria Thompson

55mirrordrum
Jun 19, 2009, 11:31pm

a fine and private place by peter s. beagle

56Cariola
Jun 19, 2009, 11:37pm

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

57ejj1955
Jun 19, 2009, 11:54pm

Weighed in the Balance by Anne Perry. In the TBR pile, but near the top.

58Cariola
Jun 20, 2009, 12:08am

59Schmerguls
Edited: Jun 20, 2009, 8:58am

61Cariola
Jun 20, 2009, 10:31am

Told by an Idiot by Rose Macauley. In my TBR stacks.

64janoorani24
Jun 21, 2009, 1:09am

The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer. One of my very favorite cookbooks.

65Schmerguls
Jun 21, 2009, 6:27am

Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy, by Rumer Godden (read 11 Sep 1990)

66mirrordrum
Jun 21, 2009, 12:00pm

Between Pacific tides: An account of the habits and habitats of some five hundred of the common, conspicuous seashore invertebrates of the Pacific Coast between Sitka, Alaska, and northern Mexico by Edward Ricketts

not a book I've read cover-to-cover but a book originally of my father's and one that we shared as we explored the area between the tides in southern California 50 years ago.

67DeltaQueen50
Jun 21, 2009, 12:23pm

Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener. Read in 1969.

68LynnB
Jun 21, 2009, 12:25pm

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70janoorani24
Jun 21, 2009, 4:12pm

The Superior Person's Book of Words by Peter Bowler. A humorous little dictionary.

71Cariola
Jun 21, 2009, 4:26pm

Endgame and Act Without Words by Samuel Beckett. Read way, way back in college.

73hemlokgang
Jun 21, 2009, 5:58pm

Oh! The Thinks You Can Think by Dr Seuss - read to the kids

75mirrordrum
Jun 21, 2009, 6:12pm

77mirrordrum
Jun 21, 2009, 7:17pm

78chinquapin
Jun 21, 2009, 11:18pm

79mirrordrum
Jun 22, 2009, 2:46am

if death ever slept by rex stout

80LA12Hernandez
Jun 22, 2009, 3:03am

Death on a Pale Horse by Sin & Salvation

82Schmerguls
Jun 22, 2009, 7:04am

83mirrordrum
Edited: Jun 22, 2009, 10:50am

84Cariola
Jun 22, 2009, 10:56am

Dark Roots by Cate Kennedy. Read last year and did not at all enjoy these stories!

85AHS-Wolfy
Jun 22, 2009, 12:23pm

Dark Side of the Sun by Terry Pratchett. Quite a while since I read this.

86DeltaQueen50
Jun 22, 2009, 12:32pm

Out of the Sun by Robert Goddard. Read in June of 1999.

87chinquapin
Jun 22, 2009, 12:44pm

Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie

88Mooose
Jun 22, 2009, 12:57pm

Sophie and the Rising Sun by Augusta Trobaugh

90Cariola
Jun 22, 2009, 2:07pm

Nothing Like the Sun by Anthony Burgess. Read many years ago; it's a fictional bio of part of Shakespeare's life.

91mirrordrum
Jun 22, 2009, 2:28pm

black like me by john howard griffin

94chinquapin
Jun 22, 2009, 3:49pm

95mirrordrum
Jun 22, 2009, 4:34pm

Harbors and High Seas, 3rd Edition : An Atlas and Geographical Guide to the Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O'Brian by dean king

96chinquapin
Jun 22, 2009, 4:51pm

The Cat Who Lived High by Lillian Jackson Braun

98mirrordrum
Jun 22, 2009, 5:47pm

100janoorani24
Edited: Jun 22, 2009, 6:11pm

Mayday: The U-2 Affair : The Untold Story of the Greatest US-USSR Spy Scandal by Michael R. Beschloss (touchstone points to a different book title. It seems to be the same book, but mine was published in 1987 and the touchstone book was published in 1988.) My title does have the word "spy" in it. Really...

Anyway, read in 1993 for my degree in International Relations


Achhh...All that and it didn't get posted before jennieg's book.

The Secret of Red Gate Farm by Carolyn Keene. Read decades ago...

101chinquapin
Jun 22, 2009, 6:23pm

Secret of the Old Mill by Franklin W. Dixon

102Cariola
Jun 22, 2009, 6:23pm

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry. Listened to it on audio two or three months ago.

103mirrordrum
Jun 22, 2009, 6:34pm

the long secret by louise fitzhugh

104chinquapin
Jun 22, 2009, 6:38pm

105daisy30uk
Jun 22, 2009, 6:41pm

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

Old childhood favourite.

106Cariola
Jun 22, 2009, 6:56pm

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire. On my wish list.

107LynnB
Jun 23, 2009, 5:54am

That Old Ace in the Hole by E. Annie Proulx

108moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 23, 2009, 8:14am

110mirrordrum
Edited: Jun 23, 2009, 9:44am

112mirrordrum
Jun 23, 2009, 9:42am

Too Many Women by rex stout

113LA12Hernandez
Jun 23, 2009, 11:26am

Too Many Cooks by Rex Stout on my TRB list.

114DeltaQueen50
Jun 23, 2009, 12:46pm

Many A River by Elmer Kelton. Sitting on my TBR shelf.

115chinquapin
Jun 23, 2009, 1:35pm

The Happy Hollisters on a River Trip by Jerry West (read decades ago)

116jennieg
Jun 23, 2009, 2:55pm

117mirrordrum
Jun 23, 2009, 3:57pm

Play It As It Lays by Didion, Joan

118Mooose
Jun 23, 2009, 5:20pm

Play With Fire by Dana Stabenow

119chinquapin
Jun 23, 2009, 5:27pm

Fire Starter by Stephen King

120mirrordrum
Edited: Jun 23, 2009, 10:48pm

fire from heaven by Mary Renault

121Cariola
Jun 23, 2009, 5:59pm

The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard. In my TBR stacks.

122jennieg
Jun 23, 2009, 6:01pm

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

123Cariola
Jun 23, 2009, 6:16pm

The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell. Read it in a class many years ago; probably would enjoy it more now.

124mirrordrum
Jun 23, 2009, 6:32pm

At Hell's Gate: A Soldier's Journey from War to Peace by Thomas, Claude Anshin

started last year and still reading slowly. amazing.

125chinquapin
Jun 23, 2009, 9:10pm

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

Read about two years ago to my daughter.

126janoorani24
Jun 23, 2009, 9:11pm

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127mirrordrum
Jun 23, 2009, 9:47pm

Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic by Oxenhorn, Harvey

read a number of years ago. one of my favorite non-fiction books.

128chinquapin
Jun 24, 2009, 12:12am

The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer

Read last year.

129janoorani24
Jun 24, 2009, 12:37am

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez. Read with great fascination about ten years ago.

130mirrordrum
Jun 24, 2009, 12:54am

animal dreams by Barbara Kingsolver

read most recently last year.

131chinquapin
Jun 24, 2009, 3:15am

Animal Appetite by Susan Conant

132DeltaQueen50
Edited: Jun 24, 2009, 3:15am

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133thioviolight
Jun 24, 2009, 4:41am

Animal Farm by George Orwell

134Schmerguls
Jun 24, 2009, 7:02am

The Story of an African Farm A Novel by Ralph Iron (Olive Schreiner) (read 19 Aug 1988)

135mallingham
Jun 24, 2009, 8:09am

The Body farm by Patricia Cornwell

136chinquapin
Jun 24, 2009, 8:43am

The Body in the Lighthouse by Katherine Hall Page

138ejj1955
Jun 24, 2009, 12:17pm

The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History by Robert Danton. In the TBR pile, but I just love the title!

139DeltaQueen50
Jun 24, 2009, 12:29pm

Seeing a Large Cat by Elizabeth Peters. I read this Amelia Peabody mystery in March of 2003.

140mirrordrum
Jun 24, 2009, 1:05pm

track of the cat by Nevada Barr

141chinquapin
Jun 24, 2009, 2:23pm

The Cat Who Came to Breakfast by Lilian Jackson Braun

142jennieg
Jun 24, 2009, 2:30pm

Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

144ejj1955
Jun 24, 2009, 3:55pm

The American Country Inn and Bed and Breakfast Cookbook by Kitty Maynard. Skimmed with great appetite.

146moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 24, 2009, 4:13pm

The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table by Oliver Wendell Holmes

147bedda
Jun 24, 2009, 4:54pm

The Legend of King Arthur and the Round Table & Pop-up Book by Graham Brown

148mirrordrum
Jun 24, 2009, 5:19pm

149chinquapin
Jun 24, 2009, 5:29pm

Once Upon a Summer by Janette Oke

150mirrordrum
Jun 24, 2009, 6:01pm

the greengage summer by rumer godden

153mirrordrum
Jun 24, 2009, 9:06pm

154DeltaQueen50
Jun 24, 2009, 9:18pm

A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton. Read in January 2000.

156mirrordrum
Jun 24, 2009, 10:29pm

A Heart as Wide as the World by Sharon Salzberg

157chinquapin
Jun 24, 2009, 10:37pm

The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket

158Schmerguls
Jun 25, 2009, 7:31am

Across the Wide Missouri, by Bernard DeVoto (read 19 Aug 2001) (Pulitzer History prize in 1948)

# 137 (Cariola) does not correctly respond to #136 and so was correctly ignored by #138, which did respond to #136, albeit with the word "in" which I know some of you do not think approriate--I used it once and was questioned as to its appropriateness

159AHS-Wolfy
Edited: Jun 25, 2009, 9:58am

Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn. The first in the Tales of the Otori series which I quite enjoyed.

162Cariola
Jun 25, 2009, 10:35am

158> Well, Rulemaster, I was trying to give us something to work with aside from "Lighthouse" and thus went for the longer title. As soon as someone posted To the Lighthouse, it could have been a dead thread. Sorry about the "s". However, I don't see that #138 ignored my post. I don't think the player meant "in" to be the connecting word, and he/she picks up "Great."

163chinquapin
Jun 25, 2009, 11:54am

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164DeltaQueen50
Jun 25, 2009, 10:35pm

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate Dicamillo. Read to my grandson last summer.

165mirrordrum
Jun 25, 2009, 11:05pm

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167Schmerguls
Edited: Jun 26, 2009, 6:32am

Arthur Capper: Publisher, Politician, and Philanthropist, by Homer E. Soclofsky (read 4 Mar 1987)

Cariola, you are right about #138--it did respond to your post. My error in not noting 'great.' If To the Lighthouse had been used, could a response have been to "To"? Have we decided negatively on that? I am not sure....

168Cariola
Jun 26, 2009, 10:46am

"To" isn't an article, but it does seem a bit too easy . . . so can I use "and" from your title? (Just kidding!)

Arthur Helps Out by Marc Brown. Read to a nephew last Christmas.

169ejj1955
Jun 26, 2009, 10:58am

Y'all are correct; I was playing off "great." But I feel I should point out that "To the Lighthouse" wasn't the only option there; the previous entry was "The Body in the Lighthouse," so "Body" could have been used--lots of choices there!

The rules only mention articles, not short prepositions, though they feel like "cheating" to me. But when the same word is an adverb . . .

Freelance Writing for Magazines and Newspapers: Breaking In Without Selling Out by Marcia Yudkin.

170moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 26, 2009, 11:17am

Garner on Language and Writing by Bryan A. Garner

My review is dated January 7, 2009.

171Cariola
Jun 26, 2009, 11:30am

The Language of Adam by Russelll Fraser. Just gave it away in a swap.

173jennieg
Jun 26, 2009, 12:07pm

Common Sense by Thomas Paine

174DeltaQueen50
Jun 26, 2009, 1:09pm

A Sense of Honor by James Webb. From my husband's book shelves.

176jennieg
Jun 26, 2009, 2:03pm

The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin

177mirrordrum
Jun 26, 2009, 5:55pm

the stone diaries by carol shields

i read, or rather listened to, this book some years ago and can't remember it at all so it's back on my TBR list.

178LynnB
Jun 26, 2009, 6:16pm

The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart. Read last year.

181mirrordrum
Jun 26, 2009, 9:53pm

The Complete Works of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

182moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 27, 2009, 6:12am

The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare by William Shakespeare

Just to confuse you, Shakespeare's name is spelled "Shakspeare" in the title. It is not a misprint. That is how it was spelled when the book was published in 1806, and that is how the word must be spelled if it is selected as the repeated word in our game.

183Schmerguls
Jun 27, 2009, 8:04am

Operation Drumbeat: The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II, by Michael Gannon (read 26 Dec 1995)

(With all that to choose from, I wonder which word will be selected?)

184LynnB
Jun 27, 2009, 8:27am

I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb. Read when it came out; his next book is on my wish list.

185Cariola
Jun 27, 2009, 9:29am

186janoorani24
Jun 27, 2009, 10:54am

Dolly and the Singing Bird by Dorothy Dunnett - currently reading

187mirrordrum
Jun 27, 2009, 11:56am

the singing sands by josephine tey

read numerous times over the past, 40 years.

188DeltaQueen50
Jun 27, 2009, 1:08pm

The Girl From Seaforth Sands by Katie Flynn. On my TBR shelves.

189LynnB
Jun 27, 2009, 1:31pm

190mirrordrum
Jun 27, 2009, 1:51pm

191Mooose
Jun 27, 2009, 1:51pm

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192Mooose
Edited: Jun 27, 2009, 1:56pm

Out of Range by CJ Box

Can't see an edit button to change my last post.

Like some of this series, others I think are dumb. This one was o.k.

Ohh, there it is. lol

193Cariola
Jun 27, 2009, 2:14pm

Range of Motion by Elizabeth Berg. Read many years ago.

194mamalaz
Jun 28, 2009, 12:35am

195DeltaQueen50
Jun 28, 2009, 2:14am

West of Pilot Range by Louis L'Amour. Another from my husband's shelves.

196Schmerguls
Jun 28, 2009, 8:01am

The Rise of the West A History of the Human Community, by William H. McNeill (read 23 Mar 1976) (National Book Award History prize for 1964)

198Larxol
Jun 28, 2009, 9:25am

199mirrordrum
Jun 28, 2009, 10:10am

the cat who ate danish modern by Lilian Jackson Braun

202Cariola
Jun 28, 2009, 11:55am

My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin. Read it years ago.

203ejj1955
Jun 28, 2009, 3:40pm

My Native Land: Life in America, 1790-1870 by Warren S. Tryon. In the special research TBR library cart.

Touchstone only works when I put the end bracket in the wrong place. Weird.

204mirrordrum
Jun 28, 2009, 5:02pm

Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History by Stephen Jay Gould

marvelous book. read it some years ago.

205Cariola
Jun 28, 2009, 5:47pm

The Nature of Air and Water by Regina McBride. Read it a few years ago; absolutely hated it!

207LynnB
Jun 28, 2009, 6:05pm

Leaning, Leaning Over Water: A novel in ten stories by Frances Itani. Her very best so far!

208DeltaQueen50
Jun 28, 2009, 7:01pm

The Water Clock by Jim Kelly. Read this mystery in April of 2004.

209ejj1955
Jun 28, 2009, 7:11pm

The Water Flowers by Edward Gorey. A signed copy!

210LynnB
Jun 28, 2009, 7:41pm

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes. Read several times.

211Cariola
Jun 28, 2009, 7:43pm

Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews. Read back in my high school days.

212mirrordrum
Jun 28, 2009, 9:35pm

213ejj1955
Jun 29, 2009, 4:30am

Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie. Thought I'd read it but after reading the description on Amazon, maybe not. So will at some point.

214bedda
Jun 29, 2009, 9:16am

The Moon and the Sun
by Vonda N. McIntyre
read May 2009

215Cariola
Jun 29, 2009, 10:06am

Goodnight, Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. It was one of my daughter's favorites.

216mirrordrum
Jun 29, 2009, 10:33am

moon tiger by Penelope Lively

read last year and loved it!

217Schmerguls
Jun 29, 2009, 11:03am

The Tiger in the Senate: The Biography of Wayne Morse, by A. Robert Smith (read 27 Oct 1962)

218ejj1955
Jun 29, 2009, 11:37am

219moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jun 29, 2009, 12:14pm

The World's Great Books edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

220DeltaQueen50
Jun 29, 2009, 12:37pm

A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George. Read in September 1999.

221mirrordrum
Jun 29, 2009, 2:08pm

222bosile4ka
Jun 29, 2009, 2:12pm

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

223jennieg
Jun 29, 2009, 2:56pm

The Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald

225mirrordrum
Edited: Jun 29, 2009, 10:19pm

The Private Life of the Brain: Emotions, Consciousness, and the Secret of the Self by Susan A. Greenfield

i edited to put in a book that might be easier to work with. also one I've read, in part, much more recently than donovan's brain, which i read as a kid.

226Cariola
Jun 29, 2009, 11:15pm

Hmm, OK. I was trying to move us away from "Brain," but your title has a lot to work with, too.

Life Is a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca. Read in a Renaissance Drama course years ago.

228Cariola
Jun 30, 2009, 12:08am

Well, THAT sure gives us a lot to work with! Nice work!

229Schmerguls
Jun 30, 2009, 7:56am

The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, by Franz Werfel (read 2 Jan 1944)

230moibibliomaniac
Jun 30, 2009, 9:10am

231Cariola
Jun 30, 2009, 11:37am

Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. One of my favorite historical novels.

232Larxol
Jun 30, 2009, 11:51am

Tokyo Year Zero, an ER book...

233LynnB
Jun 30, 2009, 12:12pm

234mirrordrum
Jun 30, 2009, 12:34pm

i see by my outfit by peter s. beagle

235chinquapin
Jun 30, 2009, 1:57pm

Pretend You Don't See Her by Mary Higgins Clark

236mallingham
Jun 30, 2009, 3:32pm

See You in a Hundred Years: Discover One Young Family's Search for a Simpler Life . . . Four Seasons of Living in the Year 1900 by Logan Ward

237mirrordrum
Edited: Jun 30, 2009, 3:45pm

Down to Earth: Toward a Philosophy of Nonviolent Living by John Nolt

239DeltaQueen50
Jun 30, 2009, 4:13pm

The Dark Room by Minette Walters. Read in August, 1998.

240Mooose
Jun 30, 2009, 4:29pm

Search the Dark by Charles Todd

I like this series.

242Cariola
Jun 30, 2009, 5:37pm

Dark Roots: Stories by Cate Kennedy. (Really hated this one.)

243janoorani24
Jun 30, 2009, 7:08pm

In a Dark Wood Wandering by Hella S. Haasse

(I would have loved to have gotten us away from dark, but couldn't do it)

244LA12Hernandez
Jun 30, 2009, 7:13pm

The Wandering Soul by William Hope Hodgson

245mirrordrum
Jun 30, 2009, 8:01pm

soul on ice by Eldridge Cleaver

246chinquapin
Jun 30, 2009, 10:50pm

A Cavern of Black Ice by J.V. Jones

247mirrordrum
Jul 1, 2009, 12:58am

the ice house by Minette Walters

248pilgrimess
Jul 1, 2009, 4:00am

In Search of a Past: The Manor House, Amnersfield, 1933-1945 by Ronald Fraser

Read for a subject at university on history and memory

251mallingham
Jul 1, 2009, 8:10am

State of the Union by Douglas Kennedy

252jennieg
Jul 1, 2009, 10:46am

State of the Onion by Julie Hyzy

253SamuelJohnsonLibrary
Edited: Jul 1, 2009, 12:38pm

The doctrines of a middle state between death and the resurrection by Archibald Campbell

moibibliomaniac playing as Samuel Johnson.
This is the shortened version of the title. Read the review to see the extended title.

255Cariola
Jul 1, 2009, 1:17pm

The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle. Listened to the audi version about a year ago.

256jennieg
Jul 1, 2009, 2:20pm

The Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lilian Jackson Braun

257ejj1955
Jul 1, 2009, 3:03pm

Seeing a Large Cat by Elizabeth Peters. One of the Amelia Peabody series, which I've enjoyed, but this one is still TBR.

258LA12Hernandez
Jul 1, 2009, 3:09pm

259jennieg
Jul 1, 2009, 3:12pm

261jennieg
Jul 1, 2009, 3:44pm

The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill

262ejj1955
Jul 1, 2009, 5:04pm

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides. Read in college.

263chinquapin
Jul 1, 2009, 5:06pm

The Looking Glass War by John Le Carre

264jennieg
Jul 1, 2009, 5:10pm

Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

266chinquapin
Jul 1, 2009, 5:21pm

A Walk Among Tombstones by Lawrence Block

267mirrordrum
Jul 1, 2009, 5:21pm

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268mirrordrum
Jul 1, 2009, 5:23pm

270chinquapin
Jul 1, 2009, 9:14pm

Beautiful Girlhood by Karen Andreola

271DeltaQueen50
Jul 1, 2009, 9:57pm

Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith. I haven't read this yet, but I plan to.

272Cariola
Jul 1, 2009, 10:05pm

The Beautiful and the Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald

273janoorani24
Jul 1, 2009, 10:26pm

Monsieur Beaucaire and The Beautiful Lady by Booth Tarkington. Just got this at a used book store a couple of weeks ago.

274LizzieD
Jul 1, 2009, 10:55pm

That Lady by Kate O'Brien
(I take up a post because it's what I'm reading now. Sorry to all the folks who were going to jump on Monsieur Pamplemousse.

275mirrordrum
Edited: Jul 2, 2009, 12:26am

277Schmerguls
Jul 2, 2009, 7:01am

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, by Thomas De Quincey (read 9 Jan 1965)

278mallingham
Jul 2, 2009, 8:04am

The English Assassin by Daniel Silva

280LizzieD
Jul 2, 2009, 9:07am

A Stolen Tongue by Sheri Holman. I enjoyed it a couple of years ago.

281mirrordrum
Edited: Jul 2, 2009, 9:55am

283ejj1955
Jul 2, 2009, 11:42am

Wok Your Way Skinny! by Annette Annechild.

284moibibliomaniac
Jul 2, 2009, 11:53am

Have your cake and eat it too! by Mary Engelbreit

At one time, I entertained the idea of collecting books whose titles were famous sayings.

285chinquapin
Jul 2, 2009, 2:10pm

Carrot Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke

286mirrordrum
Jul 2, 2009, 2:23pm

A Mind to Murder by P. D. James

288DeltaQueen50
Jul 2, 2009, 4:17pm

A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn. On my wishlist.

289LynnB
Jul 2, 2009, 4:27pm

Beautiful Children by Charles Bock. Read last month.

290jennieg
Jul 2, 2009, 4:31pm

291mirrordrum
Jul 2, 2009, 5:19pm

house made of dawn by n. scott momaday. i listened to it a few years ago. extraordinary.

292jennieg
Jul 2, 2009, 5:20pm

In This House of Brede by Rumer Godden

293Cariola
Jul 2, 2009, 7:08pm

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. Great book made into a really putrid movie.

294LA12Hernandez
Jul 2, 2009, 7:10pm

The House on Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne read to my sons when they were little.

295chinquapin
Jul 2, 2009, 8:26pm

297ejj1955
Jul 2, 2009, 10:09pm

The House on Beartown Road: A Memoir of Learning and Forgetting by Elizabeth Cohen. Read about two years ago for book club; the author came to speak to us, too.

298chinquapin
Jul 2, 2009, 11:13pm

299mirrordrum
Jul 2, 2009, 11:38pm

Trixie Belden and the Red Trailer Mystery by Julie Campbell

this is the only one i remember because for dinner one night the girls fixed creamed tuna or creamed peas or something on toast. blech!

300ejj1955
Jul 2, 2009, 11:45pm

Gourmet trailer cooking! I so loved that series . . . I've manged to collect 26 of them so far!

Trixie Belden and the Secret of the Mansion by Julie Campbell.

301chinquapin
Jul 3, 2009, 12:09am

302mirrordrum
Jul 3, 2009, 12:48am

mystery mile by Margery Allingham

303Schmerguls
Edited: Jul 3, 2009, 6:29am

The Tichborne Claimant: A Victorian Mystery, by Douglas Woodruff (read 11 June 1979) (Book of the Year)

The appellation given means that it was the book most appreciated read in 1979, out of the 46 books I read that year)

304Cariola
Edited: Jul 3, 2009, 9:19am

299> Probably creamed tuna AND peas on toast (my mom used to make it).

303> Thank goodness there's a subtitle!

Victorian London: The Tale of a City 1840-1870 by Lisa Picard. (Her English period books are a delight.)

306mirrordrum
Jul 3, 2009, 12:52pm

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche

I'm not sure i didn't use this in part 21 but, I'm embarrassed to say, i don't know how to find part 21 to check. i rather think i didn't. just can't be certain.

307DeltaQueen50
Jul 3, 2009, 12:58pm

The Business of Dying by Simon Kernick. An author introduced to me by my brother. Read this one in April 2008

308ejj1955
Jul 3, 2009, 3:56pm

309mirrordrum
Jul 3, 2009, 7:18pm

310chinquapin
Jul 3, 2009, 7:34pm

Death in Holy Orders by P. D. James

311Cariola
Jul 3, 2009, 7:51pm

Holy Fools by Joanne Harris.

312chinquapin
Jul 3, 2009, 8:53pm

314Schmerguls
Jul 4, 2009, 7:10am

Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb? A Tour of Presidential Gravesites, by Brian Lamb and the C-SPAN staff (read 2 Apr 2001)

315Larxol
Jul 4, 2009, 7:58am

316LynnB
Jul 4, 2009, 10:11am

Angel Square by Brian Doyle. Read aloud every Christmas when my boys were younger.

319LynnB
Jul 4, 2009, 11:00am

Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein. Yes, I actually read this. Understood it, well....not completely!

320ejj1955
Jul 4, 2009, 11:35am

Food Editors' Favorites Treasured Recipes - Special Edition to Benefit MADD by Barbara Gibbs and Jame Baker Ostmann

321janoorani24
Jul 4, 2009, 12:12pm

Medieval Celebrations: How to Plan for Holidays, Weddings, and Reenactments With Recipes, Customs, Costumes, Decorations by Daniel Diehl - great reference book

322LynnB
Jul 4, 2009, 12:17pm

Kafka's Soup: A Complete History of World Literature in 14 Recipes by Mark Crick. Read last year -- the author has provided recipes written in the style of various authors.

323mirrordrum
Jul 4, 2009, 1:13pm

Before the Mayflower: A History of the Negro in America, 1619-1962 by Lerone Jr. Bennett

324DeltaQueen50
Jul 4, 2009, 1:47pm

Before the Storm by Judith Lennox. On my TBR shelves.

325mirrordrum
Jul 4, 2009, 2:57pm

before midnight by Rex Stout

326LynnB
Jul 4, 2009, 5:08pm

Before She Met Me by Julian Barnes. Read last year.

327AHS-Wolfy
Jul 4, 2009, 5:43pm

Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie. Part of The First Law series that I read earlier this year.

330chinquapin
Jul 4, 2009, 8:18pm

331mirrordrum
Jul 4, 2009, 8:38pm

332chinquapin
Jul 4, 2009, 10:26pm

Street of Five Moons by Elizabeth Peters

333ejj1955
Jul 4, 2009, 10:56pm

Half Moon Street by Anne Perry. Mount TBR.

334chinquapin
Jul 4, 2009, 11:14pm

335LizzieD
Jul 5, 2009, 1:06pm

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

336mirrordrum
Jul 5, 2009, 1:23pm

house of light by Mary Oliver

337Cariola
Jul 5, 2009, 2:46pm

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III. I really hated the character of Kathy.

339DeltaQueen50
Jul 5, 2009, 7:06pm

The Sand Daughter by Sarah Bryant. On my wishlist.

340Cariola
Jul 5, 2009, 7:28pm

Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. I know a lot of folks love this one, but it bored me.

341mirrordrum
Jul 5, 2009, 8:18pm

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir

by the time i finished this, i was seriously over both de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre! ;)

343LA12Hernandez
Jul 5, 2009, 8:57pm

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle read last year.

344mirrordrum
Jul 5, 2009, 9:02pm

The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

345DeltaQueen50
Jul 5, 2009, 9:56pm

346chinquapin
Jul 5, 2009, 11:06pm

347ejj1955
Jul 5, 2009, 11:28pm

348mirrordrum
Jul 5, 2009, 11:54pm

349thioviolight
Jul 6, 2009, 3:03am

Jamie's Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook by Jamie Oliver

I would love to own this one!

350LynnB
Jul 6, 2009, 6:55am

A Perfectly Good Family by Lionel Shriver. Read earlier this year; not my favourite one of her novels.

351thioviolight
Jul 6, 2009, 7:08am

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

My favorite book in the world! Read this a few years ago.

353chinquapin
Jul 6, 2009, 8:12am

A Nun in the Closet by Dorothy Gilman

354Schmerguls
Jul 6, 2009, 8:46am

Requiem for a Nun, by William Faulkner (read 18 Jan 1958)

355DeltaQueen50
Jul 6, 2009, 12:54pm

The Requiem Shark by Nicholas Griffin. How can you not love a book about pirates! Read in Jan. 2001

356LA12Hernandez
Jul 6, 2009, 3:15pm

White Shark by Peter Benchley read in 2006

357Larxol
Jul 6, 2009, 4:07pm

358Cariola
Jul 6, 2009, 4:18pm

The White by Deborah Larsen. Fictionalization of a fascinating and true captivity story. You can tell that Larsen is also a poet from her beautiful prose.

360AHS-Wolfy
Jul 6, 2009, 4:58pm

Track of the White Wolf by Jennifer Roberson. Part of the Cheysuli Chronicles series which it's been a while since I read.

361Cariola
Jul 6, 2009, 6:06pm

The White Devil by John Webster. Great play.

362jennieg
Jul 6, 2009, 6:30pm

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. A twofer!

363ejj1955
Jul 6, 2009, 6:41pm

>362 jennieg: And a book I really enjoyed!

The White Dragon by Anne McCaffrey. My favorite of the original Dragonriders trilogy. I just loved Ruth!

364AHS-Wolfy
Jul 6, 2009, 7:12pm

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson. Really looking forward to the sequel for this one arriving soon.

365mirrordrum
Jul 6, 2009, 9:00pm

366janoorani24
Jul 6, 2009, 11:28pm

Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis - finished 30 Mar 09. Loved it.

367Copperskye
Jul 6, 2009, 11:30pm

Out Stealing Horses by Per Pettersen; read and enjoyed several months ago.

368mirrordrum
Jul 7, 2009, 12:09am

all the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy

369thioviolight
Jul 7, 2009, 12:36am

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Read 3 or 4 years ago.

370DirtPriest
Jul 7, 2009, 12:38am

And All the Stars a Stage by James Blish -- classic semi-forgotten Sci-Fi author

371DirtPriest
Jul 7, 2009, 12:40am

372DeltaQueen50
Jul 7, 2009, 1:38am

All the Pretty Girls by J.T. Ellison. Read a couple of months ago.

373ejj1955
Jul 7, 2009, 2:32am

Genghis Khan: The Emperor of All Men by Harold Lamb. In the TBR pile.

374Cariola
Jul 7, 2009, 2:47am

All Other Nights by Dara Horn. Read the ARC earlier this year.

375LA12Hernandez
Jul 7, 2009, 2:47am

All the Presidents Men by Carl Bernstein read back in the 80's.

377AHS-Wolfy
Jul 7, 2009, 5:58am

Synthetic Men of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Pulp Sci-Fi at it's best.

378Schmerguls
Jul 7, 2009, 7:24am

Men Against the Sea, by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall (read 19 June 1949)

379moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jul 7, 2009, 10:01am

HOW TO MANAGE MEN. by Mary Hyde

This is not the Mary Hyde whose books I collect. Nor is it the Mary Hyde who wrote English For The Thoughtful Child. The Mary Hyde I collect is the Mary Hyde who wrote and collected books about Samuel Johnson.

380janoorani24
Jul 7, 2009, 9:52am

The Organized Executive: A Program for Productivity : New Ways to Manage Time, Paper, and People by Stephanie Winston - read in the early nineties. Thought it was a valuable book.

381nhlsecord
Jul 7, 2009, 10:21am

People of Darkness by Tony Hillerman read at least twice but not for a few years now.

382jennieg
Jul 7, 2009, 12:36pm

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

383Cariola
Jul 7, 2009, 12:37pm

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

386ejj1955
Jul 7, 2009, 4:52pm

The Last Plantagenets by Thomas B. Costain. Read a long time ago.

387mirrordrum
Jul 7, 2009, 5:24pm

The Last of the Wine by Mary Renault

388LA12Hernandez
Jul 7, 2009, 5:27pm

390Larxol
Jul 7, 2009, 7:23pm

James Joyce: a Lecture Delivered in Milan in 1927, by Italo Svevo. From my student days, a long time ago...

391ejj1955
Jul 7, 2009, 8:04pm

392mirrordrum
Jul 7, 2009, 8:49pm

American Primitive by Mary Oliver

393Copperskye
Jul 7, 2009, 11:12pm

Had a Good Time: Stories from American Postcards by Robert Olen Butler; TBR pile

394moibibliomaniac
Edited: Jul 7, 2009, 11:16pm

Sacred Harp of American Poetry

A collection of religious verse published in 1862

396DeltaQueen50
Jul 7, 2009, 11:32pm

All We Hold Dear by Kathryn Lynn Davis. On my Wish List.

397janoorani24
Jul 7, 2009, 11:38pm

All quiet on the western front by Erich Maria Remarque. Read for the first time about 35 years ago, re-read many times since.

398mirrordrum
Jul 8, 2009, 12:05am

All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West

listened to this several years ago and would love to find time to read it again.

400thioviolight
Jul 8, 2009, 3:16am

The Stars Shine Down by Sidney Sheldon

Read 15 or so years ago.

401Schmerguls
Jul 8, 2009, 6:19am

The Stars Look Down, by A. J. Cronin (read 19 May 1946)

A twofer!

402LynnB
Jul 8, 2009, 6:42am

Carry Me Down by M. J. Hyland.

403janoorani24
Jul 8, 2009, 8:22am

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham. Read about 40 years ago. Still one of my favorite kids books.

404Larxol
Jul 8, 2009, 9:22am

Boater's Bowditch : the small-craft American practical navigator, a gift from my kids in hopes that I would buy a boat...

405Cariola
Jul 8, 2009, 9:25am

American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

406Cariola
Jul 8, 2009, 9:26am

(Should we be starting a new thread soon? It's loading fine for me, but some folks with dial-up complain that it takes forever to load threads of over 300 posts.)

407moibibliomaniac
Jul 8, 2009, 11:21am