Reading Stack

The stack is big, the voice inside my head keep telling me to read more…quick links here to Now Reading and The To-be-read stack

Recently Read (linked to my notes so I won’t forget that I read them):




Currently reading (and, yes, the voices in my head tell me to read more than one at a time)

  • Death from the Skies by Dr. Phil Plait
  • Federations, edited by John Joseph Adams
  • A lot of Doc Savage, some I’ve read before, some new
  • The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
  • Not Even Wrong by Peter Woit
  • The Road to Reality by Roger Penrose (at 1049 pages (HB) and lots of mathematics, I will be reading this one for a long long time…unless the voices in my head get tired of it)

The Stack:

Science Fiction / Fantasy / and a little Horror and Mystery

  • The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon
  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  • The Reality Dysfunction by Peter F. Hamilton (holy crap, it’s 1225pgs, PB!!)
  • Redwall by Brian Jacques
  • the rest of the Justice League of America graphic novels, to keep up with my son
  • Atmosphere by Michael Laimo (348pg, PB)
  • Borrowed Tides by Paul Levinson
  • Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
  • The Maze Murderer by Charles Pero
  • Set the Seas on Fire by Chris Roberson
  • Antarktos Rising by Jeremy Robinson
  • The Path of Darkness, The Hunter’s Blade trilogy, The Sellswords Saga by R.A. Salvatore, to keep up with my son (yes, I’m falling behind)
  • The Orc King by R. A. Salvatore (ARC from BEA)
  • Hominids, Humans, Hybrids by Robert J. Sawyer
  • The Lost Colony by John Scalzi
  • Zodiac by Neal Stephenson
  • Merchant Princes series by Charles Stross
  • A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge (774pg, PB)
  • Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (578pg, PB)
  • The Golden Age by John C. Wright (395pg, PB)

History and Ancient Civilizations

  • The Long Grey Line by Rick Atkinson
  • Second World War – 6 volumes by Sir Winston Churchill
  • History of the Choctaws, Chickasaws and Natchez Indians by H. B. Cushman (476pb)
  • Slouching Toward Zion and More Lies by Robert Flynn (a fellow Texas author!)
  • Growing Up a Sullen Baptist and Other Lies by Robert Flynn
  • The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus by Owen Gingerich
  • Italy’s Sorrow: A Year of War, 1944-1945 by James Holland
  • The Boer War by Thomas Pakenham (618pg, HB)
  • Around the World in 80 days by Michael Palin
  • Book of the Hopi by Frank Waters (337pg, PB)

Martial Arts / Philosophy / Science and Technology

  • The Way to Black Belt by Lawrence A. Kane and Kris Wilder
  • Eight Pieces of Brocade by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (DVD)
  • The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
  • How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker
  • Wanderer by Sterling Heyden
  • QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman
  • Qigong Meditation: Small Circulation by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
  • The Emperor’s New Mind by Roger Penrose (another of Dr. Penrose that I will be reading for a long time) (583pg, PB)
  • Fundamentals of Hawaiian Mysticism by Charlotte Berney
  • Adventures with a Purpose by Richard Bangs
  • Applied Cryptography by Bruce Schneier
  • Practical Cryptography by Bruce Schneier
  • Secrets and Lies by Bruce Schneier

General Fiction

  • The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak
  • Florence of Arabia by Christopher Buckley
  • The Spanish Bow by Andromeda Romano-Lax (ARC from BEA) (547pg)
  • Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer, to keep up with my son
  • The Last Klick by Robert Flynn
  • Bad Chili by Joe R. Lansdale
  • The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale
  • How Nancy Drew Saved by Life by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
  • The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • Caspian Rain by Gina Nahai
  • El Principe de la Niebla by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (attempting to read it in Spanish)
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