Books I read in 2005

 

100 best selling albums of the 90s

Author: Dan Autry, Justin Cawthorne, Chris Barrett, & Petter Dodd

ISBN: 0760756546

A fun B&N book that shows albums of the 90s by record sales.

 

4th of July

Author: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

ISBN: 0316710601

Fun fourth book in the Women’s Murder Club. Easy read to pas the time on the plane.

 

America (the book) *** A citizen’s guide to democracy inaction

Author: Jon Stewart

ISBN: 0446532681

Fairly funny. If you like the Daily Show you will find this book funny.

 

Disney War

Author: James B. Stewart

ISBN: 0684809931

Great book that shows the failures of Michael Eisner and all ofthe corporate infighting he has caused with Disney execs.

 

Eats Shoots & Leaves

Author: Lynne Truss

ISBN: 1592400876

The zero tolerance approach to punctuation! Great stories and educational at the same time.

 

Faithful: Two Diehard Boston Red Sox Fans Chronicle the Historic2004 Season

Author: Steward O’Nan and Stephen King

ISBN: 0743267524

Who knew Stephen King was this funny? Great baseball book. Go M’s!

 

Goon: The true story of an unlikely journey into minor league hockey

Author: Doug Smith and Adam Frattasio

ISBN: 1591293022

Smith learns to skate at age 19 and goes up to be a pay for hirefighter in the minor pros.

 

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Author: J. K. Rowling

ISBN: 0439784549

In my mind this was a kind of a disappointing book. I think it might make a good movie though.

 

Journey through healing

Author: Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection

An exhibition of artwork by children with a history of child maltreatment. It is just amazing what art can do as part of the healing process.

 

Juiced

Author: Jose Canseco

ISBN: 0060746408

Canseco’s "tell all" on steroids in baseball

 

Scar Tissue

Author: Anthony Kiedis w/ Larry Sloman

ISBN: 1401301010

Life story of the lead singer of RHCP. It makes you want to say NO to drugs and makes you think about relationships.

 

Silent Bob Speaks: The collected writings of Kevin Smith

Author: Kevin Smith

ISBN: 1401359736

 

Star Wars: Jedi Trial <A clone wars novel>

Author: David Sherman & Dan Cragg

ISBN: 0345461142

A story that takes place between episodes II & III.

 

Star Wars: Labyrinth of Evil

Author: James Luceno

ISBN: 0345475720

Great novel to help bridge the gap between the Episodes II & III movies.

 

Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

Author: Matthew Stover

ISBN: 0345428838

Based on the story and screenplay by George Lucus.

 

Star Wars: Yoda: Dark Rendezvous <A clone wars novel>

Author: Sean Stewart

ISBN: 0739450026

Yoda tries to bring Dooku back from the Dark Side.

 

State of Fear

Author: Michael Crichton

ISBN: 0066214130

A fictional tale backed with facts that debunks global warming or does it?

 

The Chronicles of Narnia

Author: C.S. Lewis

ISBN: 0060598247

Cool set of stories that I could see reading to my kids if I ever get married and have them.

 

The Game: Penetrating the secret society of pickup artists

Author: Neil Strauss

ISBN: 0060554738

Great look at the art/science of picking up women and the problems this can cause.

 

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Author: Douglas Adams

ISBN: 0345453743

Still fun re-reading 20, or so, years later.

 

The Ralph Wiggum Book (Simpsons Library of Wisdom)

Author: Matt Groening

ISBN: 0060748206

Very funny book where you can learn more about the life of Ralph Wiggum

 

Word Hacks

Author: Andrew Savikas

ISBN: 0596004931

Very dissapointing. It was supposed to be tips & tools for taming your text in MS Word but I did not learn anything new.

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