Thursday, January 15, 1998

Book List (Mental_Floss, Insults, Butt Rot, and Wilderness!)

List written on March 19, 2005.

Books from Mark, Joe Yu, Dave He, Billie, Melissa's family, Chung Yan's family, Phil, Melia, Emily, Vivian S., Chrystal, Candy, Nathan, Citrus, Danielle, Farrah, Andrea, Teunis, Auntie Catherine, and others are here: lots of good reading! :D

Note: This list does not include the various books my brother still has at the townhouse!
Total: 252
Hardcover: 71
Paperback: 137
Trade Paperback: 43
Calendars: 1

I've decided to make a list of all the books I own.
Suggestions and comments welcome, as usual. :)

Note 1: This list does not include the various books my brother still has at the townhouse!
Note 2: Links put in for your interest only. I *have* all these books!
Note 3: The books in the links may not be the exact ones I have.

20,001 Names For Baby: Revised and Updated (Carol McD. Wallace)
What's Your Poo Telling You?: 2009 Daily Calendar (Josh Richman, Anish Sheth) [from Vivian S. in September 2008]
A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Diana Gabaldon)
A Fever in the Heart: Ann Rule's Crime Files, Volume III (Ann Rule)
A House On The Hill (Billie Esma)
A Millennium Primer: Timeless Truths and Delightful Diversions (Tim Clark, The Old Farmer's Almanac) [got this as a 25th birthday present]
According to the Rolling Stones (the Rolling Stones)
Ad Nauseam Complete News Archives, Vol. 13 (The Onion)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Lewis Carroll)
Ahead of the Game (Billie Esma)
America's Dumbest Dates: Over 500 Tales of Fumbled Flirtations (Merry Bloch Jones)
An Echo in the Bone (Diana Gabaldon)
And Never Let Her Go: Thomas Capano, The Deadly Seducer (Ann Rule)
Anne of Avonlea (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Anne of Green Gables (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Anne of Ingleside (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Anne of the Island (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Anne of Windy Poplars (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Anne's House of Dreams (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
April Fool's Day: A Modern Tragedy (Bryce Courtenay)
As the Crow Flies (Jeffrey Archer)
Bananagrams: The Official Book (Joe Edley)
Barry Trotter and the Unnecessary Sequel: The Book Nobody Has Been Waiting For (Michael Gerber)
Basic Christianity (John R.W. Stott)
Before Green Gables (Budge Wilson)
Beneath an Opal Moon (Eric van Lustbader)
Beyond The Far Side (Gary Larson)
Black Beauty (Anna Sewell)
Book of Put-Downs: A Collection of Acid Wit by Laura Ward
Boundless Alberta (Aritha Van Herk)
Butt Rot and Bottom Gas: A Glossary of Tragically Misunderstood Words (Eric Groves, Sr.)
By The Shores of Silver Lake (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Canadian Hockey Record Breakers (J. Alexander Poulton)
Casual Day Has Gone Too Far (Scott Adams)
Century: One Hundred Years of Human Progress, Regression, Suffering, and Hope (Bruce Bernard)
China's Golden Age: Everyday Life in the Tang Dynasty (Charles Benn)
Chromosome 6 (Robin Cook)
Confessions (Saint Augustine)
Cruel and Unusual Idiots: Chronicles of Meanness and Stupidity [Leland Gregory]
Deadly Masquerade: A True Story of Sexual Secrets, Illicit Passion, and Murder (Donita Woodruff)
Diana: Her True Story (Andrew Morton)
Diaries of Samuel Pepys (Samuel Pepys)
Don't Be Sad, Flying Ace (Charles M. Schulz)
Doonesbury's Greatest Hits: A Mid-70's Revue (G.B. Trudeau)
Dragonfly in Amber (Diana Gabaldon)
Drums of Autumn (Diana Gabaldon)
Eats, Shoots, and Leaves: The Zero-Tolerance Approach to Punctuation (Lynne Truss)
Encyclopedia of Mass Murder: A Chilling Collection of Mass Murder Cases (Brian Lane, Wilfred Gregg)
Escape (Carolyn Jessop and Laura Palmer)
Esther: A Woman of Strength and Dynasty (Charles R. Swindoll)
Everyone Loves You When You're Dead: Journeys Into Fame and Madness (Neil Strauss)
Everything Bad is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter (Steven Johnson)
Fanfare for the Area Man: The Onion Ad Nauseam Complete News Archives, Vol. 15 (The Onion)
Far Side Gallery (Gary Larson)
Far Side Gallery 3 (Gary Larson)
Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota (Chuck Klosterman)
Farmer Boy (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die (Michael Largo)
Five Sisters: The Langhornes of Virginia (James Fox)
Friends Are Flowers That Never Fade: A Little Book for Friends, and in Honor of Friends (Kathy Davis)
Footprints: The True Story Behind the Poem That Inspired Millions (Margaret Fishback Powers)
For Your Information: Does Size Matter? (Editors of Apandisis Publishing)
Garfield Hangs Out: His 19th Book (Jim Davis)
Ghosts: True Encounters with the World Beyond (Hans Holzer)
Giant Book of Insults: Incorporating 2000 Insults for All Occasions and 2000 More Insults (Louis A. Safian) [got this quite a few years ago]
Going Postal: Madness and Mass Murder in America's Post Offices (Don Lasseter)
Grace Awakening / Hope Again / Simple Faith (Charles R. Swindoll)
Greatest Moments in Canadian Hockey (J. Alexander Poulton)
Green River, Running Red (Ann Rule)
Gross Misconduct: The Life of Spinner Spencer (Martin O'Malley)
Guinness World Records (11) (1973, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012)
Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates (Mary Mapes Dodge)
Hawaii (James Michener)
He's Been Faithful (Carol Cymbala)
He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys (Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo) [a very good book for my past relationship]
Heidi (Johanna Spyri)
Homeland Insecurity: The Onion Complete News Archives, Volume 17 (The Onion Ad Nauseam)
Hymns for the Family of God (Fred Bock)
I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar: A Collection of Egregious Errors, Disconcerting Bloopers, and Other Linguistic Slip-Ups (Sharon Eliza Nichols)
I Wish I'd Thought of That! (Jeff Rovin)
If There Be Thorns (V.C. Andrews)
Illywhacker (Peter Carey)
Into the Wilderness (Sara Donati)
It's Obvious You Won't Survive By Your Wits Alone (Scott Adams)
July's People (Nadine Gordimer)
Kiss Me, Kill Me: Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol. 9 (Ann Rule)
Knowing God (J.I. Packer)
Last Chapter and Worse (Gary Larson)
Laughing Matters: Learning to Laugh When Life Stinks (Phil Callaway)
Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Little House in the Ozarks: The Rediscovered Writings (Laura Ingalls Wilder, Stephen W. Hines)
Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Little Town on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Live From New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live, as Told By Its Stars, Writers and Guests (James A. Miller, Tom Shales)
London: The Novel (Edward Rutherfurd)
Lord John and the Private Matter (Diana Gabaldon)
Love and Duty (Judith Henry Wall)
Mary, Queen of Scots (Antonia Fraser)
mental_floss presents: Condensed Knowledge: A Deliciously Irreverent Guide to Feeling Smart Again (Will Pearson, Mangesh Hattikudur, Elizabeth Hunt)
Me v. Everybody: Absurd Contracts for an Absurd World [Dahlia Lithwick and Brandt Goldstein]
Meredith's Complete Book of Bible Lists: A One-of-a-Kind Collection of Bible Facts (Joel L. Meredith)
Milton Berle's Private Joke File: Over 10,000 of His Best Gags, Anecdotes, and One-Liners (Milton Berle) [truly a hilarious book!]
More Than Meets the Eye: The Story of a Remarkable Life and a Transcending Love (Joan Brock, Derek L. Gill)
musicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide (Gary Graff, Daniel Durchholz)
The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment (A.J. Jacobs)
Mystery, Intrigue, and Suspense (OCTOPUS)
National Geographic Essential Visual History of World Mythology (National Geographic)
Nicholas and Alexandra (Robert K. Massie)
Night Of The Living Dad (Rick Kirkman, Jerry Scott)
No Regrets: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Volume 11 (Ann Rule)
Olde Charlie Farquharson's Testament: Perry Sound Version (Don Harron)
On The Banks of Plum Creek (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Once upon a More Enlightened Time: More Politically Correct Bedtime Stories (James Finn Garner)
Outlander (Diana Gabaldon)
Over The Edge (Bill G. Cox)
Passive-Aggressive Notes: Painfully Polite and Hilariously Hostile Writings (Kerry Miller)
Peepshow: The Cartoon Diary of Joe Matt [Joe Matt]
Pocket Positives: Over 1000 Inspirational Quotations (Maggie Pinkney, Barbara Whiter)
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern Tales for Our Life and Times (James Finn Garner) [Eric H. has it]
Praying with Jesus: A Year of Daily Prayers and Reflections on the Words and Actions of Jesus (Eugene H. Peterson)
Prehistory of the Far Side (Gary Larson)
Promises of Joy for a Woman of Faith (Joy Marple)
Rainbow Valley (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Rilla of Ingleside (Lucy Maud Montgomery)
Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Ripley's Believe It or Not!)

Ripley's Believe It or Not: Curioddities
(Ripley Publishing)
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Enter If You Dare! (Believe It Or Not! Ripley's)

Ripley's Believe It Or Not: Planet Eccentric!
(Ripley's Believe It or Not!)
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!: Prepare to Be Shocked! (Ripley Entertainment)
Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
Rock & Roll's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Lame Lyrics, Egregious Egos, and Other Oddities (Stuart Shea)
Rolling Stone Raves: What Your Rock and Roll Favorites Favor (Anthony Bozza, Shawn Dahl)
Rolling With The Stones (Bill Wyman)
Roots: The Saga of an American Family (Alex Haley)
Ryou's Story (Billie Esma)
Selected Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne [The Scarlet Letter / The House of the Seven Gables / Twice-Told Tales] (Nathaniel Hawthorne) [only $3.33!]
Scottish Murders (Judy Hamilton)
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography (Jimmy McDonough)
Sitting Pretty: An Uninhibited History of the Toilet (Julie L. Horan)
Sonic Cool: The Life & Death of Rock & Roll (Joe S. Harrington)
Sparks LeaderSource: Awana Basic Training for Sparks Leaders (Awana Clubs International)
Speechless: Living in Awe of God's Disruptive Grace (Steven Curtis Chapman, Scotty Smith)
Sports Hall of Shame (Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo)
Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs (Elissa Wall)
The Action Heroine's Handbook (Jennifer Worick, Joe Borgenicht)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
Three Complete Novels: The Andromeda Strain / The Terminal Man / The Great Train Robbery (Michael Crichton)
The Assassin's Cloak: An Anthology of the World's Greatest Diarists (Irene Taylor, Alan Taylor)
The Baby Name Countdown, 5th Edition: The Definitive Baby Name Book (Janet Schwegel)
The Beatles Anthology (the Beatles)
The Best-Laid Plans (Sidney Sheldon)
The Best of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader #9 (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
the NIV Bible, multiple copies
The Big Ball of Blame (Miriam Zellnik)
The Book of Lists, The Canadian Edition: The Original Compendium of Curious Information
British Columbia Seasonal Cookbook (Jennifer Ogle)
The Chickens Are Restless (Gary Larson)
The Cider House Rules (John Irving)
The Client (John Grisham)
The Collected Works of Max Haines, Vol. 3 (1989-1993) (Max Haines)
The Collected Works of Max Haines, Vol. 4 (1993-1995) (Max Haines)
The Collected Works of Max Haines, Vol. 5 (1996-1999) (Max Haines)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon)
The Diviners (Margaret Laurence)
The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel (Diana Gabaldon and Hoang Nguyen)
The Fellowship of the Ring / The Two Towers / Return of the King (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Fiery Cross (Diana Gabaldon)
The First Four Years (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
The Giant Book of True Crime (Colin Wilson)
The Giant Book of Unsolved Crimes: The Best Collection of Murder and Mystery Cases Ever (Roger Wilkes)
The Greater Vancouver Book: An Urban Encyclopedia (Chuck Davis)
The Hillside Strangler: The Three Faces of America's Most Savage Rapist and Murderer and the Shocking Revelations from the Sensational Los Angeles Trial! (Ted Schwarz)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the End of the Universe (Douglas Adams) [my brother has it... the link is the closest I can get to the book]
The Last Plantagenets (Thomas B. Costain)
The Long Winter (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
The Mammoth Book of Tasteless Lists (Karl Shaw)
The Man Who Scared a Shark to Death and Other True Tales of Drunken Debauchery (Noel Boivie and Christopher Lombardo)
The Most Evil Women in History (Shelley Klein)
The New Encyclopedia of Christian Martyrs (Mark Waters) [over 200,000 martyrs drawn from over fifty countries!]
The Odd Index: The Ultimate Compendium of Bizarre and Unusual Facts (Stephen J. Spignesi)
The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary (Merriam-Webster)
The Outlandish Companion (Diana Gabaldon)
The Patriarch (Chaim Bermant)
The Prayer of Jabez: Breaking Through to the Blessed Life (Bruce Wilkinson)
The Prayer of Jabez for Kids (Bruce Wilkinson)
The Ripley's Believe It or Not! Encyclopedia of the Bizarre (Julie Mooney, Ripley's Believe It or Not!) [Mrs. Tee bought this for me!]
The Scrabble Word-Building Book: Updated Edition (Saleem Ahmed)
The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis)
The Serial Killer Files: The Who, What, Where, How, and Why of the World's Most Terrifying Murderers (Harold Schechter)
The Top Ten of Everything 1996 (Russell Ash)
The Transforming Power of Prayer: Deepening Your Friendship With God (James Houston)
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology (Arthur Cotterell, Rachel Storm)
The Voice Of The Night (Dean Koontz)
The Wild, White Goose: The Diary of a Female Zen Priest (Rev. Roshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett)
The Wish List (Barbara Ann Kipfer)
The Wizard of Oz (L. Frank Baum)
The World of Ripley's Believe It or Not! (Julie Mooney, Editors of Ripley's Believe It or Not, Ripley Entertainment)
The World's Worst: A Guide to the Most Disgusting, Hideous, Inept, and Dangerous People / Places / Things on Earth (Mark Frauenfelder)
The Young Oxford Book of Timewarp Stories (Dennis Pepper)
These Aren't My Pants!: The Dumbest and Dimmest from the Files of America's Dumbest Criminals (Daniel Butler, Alan Ray)
These Happy Golden Years (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
This Book Warps Space and Time: Selections from The Journal of Irreproducible Results (Norman Sperling) [from Nathan]
Thr3e (Ted Dekker)
Totally Useless History of the World (Ian Crofton)
Toxic Fame: Celebrities Speak on Stardom (Joey Berlin)
True Crime Stories (Max Haines)
True Crime Through History (True Stories of the 100 Most Infamous Murderers of the Last Two Centuries) (Richard Glyn Jones)
Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader [Bathroom Readers' Institute]
Uncle John's 4-Ply Bathroom Reader (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader #15 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's All-Purpose Bathroom Reader #13 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Extraordinary Book of Facts And Bizarre Information (Bathroom Readers Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into Canada, Eh (BTMS-Portable Press / Consigned)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Great Lives (Bathroom Readers Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into History (Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into History Again (Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Hollywood (Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into National Parks (Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into the Universe (Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Shoots and Scores (Uncle John's Series)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader: The World's Gone Crazy (BTMS-Portable Press / Consigned)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Wise Up!: Amazing Facts and Incredible Information (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
Uncle John's Certified Organic Bathroom Reader (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
Uncle John's Colossal Collection of Quotable Quotes (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
Uncle John's Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader #19 (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader #22 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Fast-Acting Long-Lasting Bathroom Reader (#18) (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Gigantic Bathroom Reader (Bathroom Readers' Institute) [from Deb and Dylan, quite unexpectedly!] {it replaces Uncle John's Absolutely Absorbing Bathroom Reader #12 and Uncle John's Giant 10th Anniversary Bathroom Reader
Uncle John's Great Big Bathroom Reader #11 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader
Uncle John's Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader (Bathroom Reader's Institute) [contains text of Bathroom Readers #5-7]
Uncle John's Presents Book of the Dumb 2 (John Michael Scalzi)
Uncle John's Slightly Irregular Bathroom Reader #17 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader #14 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Ultimate Bathroom Reader #8 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Uncle John's Unsinkable Bathroom Reader #21 (Bathroom Readers' Institute)
Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader #16 (Bathroom Reader's Institute)
Unwritten Laws: The Unofficial Rules of Life As Handed Down by Murphy and Other Sages (Hugh Rawson)
Urban Legends: 666 Absolutely True Stories That Happened to a Friend... of a Friend... of a Friend (Thomas Craughwell... Mom bought it for me!)
Vancouver (David Cruise, Alison Griffiths)
Voyager (Diana Gabaldon)
W.C. Privy's Original Bathroom Companion (Jack Mingo, Erin Barrett)
W.C. Privy's Original Bathroom Companion #2 (Jack Mingo, Erin Barrett)
Watch You Bleed: The Saga of Guns N' Roses (Stephen Davis)
Weird Facts About Canadian Hockey (Peter Boer)
Well, DUH!: Our Stupid World, and Welcome To It (Bob Fenster)
Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions from the Popular 'Last Word' Column (Mick O'Hare)
Women Know Everything!: 3,241 Quips, Quotes, and Brilliant Remarks [Karen Weekes]
World Joke Book (Phillip Adams, Patrice Newell)
Worth More Dead: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule)

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