Christmas List

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  1. Calandra

    Calandra et in arcadia ego

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    Well, it's almost that time of year again - time to write the Xmas list of books that I want not quite enough to buy myself (like those expensive hardbacks) but would like to read sometime soon (and could use on the long plane flight back home).

    The two on my list are:

    Harry Potter - Order of the Phoenix
    RJ - Crossroads of Twilight

    What do you have on your Xmas list?
     
  2. rune

    rune Registered User

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    You make me feel a bit guilty here because my Christmas List is much longer :eek:

    A Spell for Chameleon:piers Anthony

    Fool Moon: Jim Butcher
    Grave Peril:Jim Butcher
    Summer Knight:Jim Butcher
    Death Mask:Jim Butcher

    The Ill-made Mute:Cecilia Dart-Thornton

    Summon the Keeper:Tanya Huff

    Spirits in the Wires:Charles de Lint

    The Wizard Hunters:Martha Wells

    The Anvil of the World:Kage Baker

    In the King's Service:Katherine Kurtz

    Kushiel's Dart:Jacqueline Carey

    Diplomacy of Wolves:Holly Lisle

    Broken Crown:Michelle West

    Dragon's Treasure:Elizabeth A Lynn

    Heir to the Shadows:Anne Bishop
    Queens of Darkness:Anne Bishop
    The Invision Ring:Anne Bishop
    The Pillars of the World:Anne Bishop
    Shadows and Light: Anne Bishop
    The House of Gaian:Anne Bishop

    rune
     
  3. Kanin

    Kanin Traveler of Worlds

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    Great thread!

    My list is long as usual. Here's what I come up with so far:

    The Briar King - Greg Keyes

    The Farseer Trilogy - Robin Hobb

    Curse of Chalion and Paladin of Souls - Lois McMaster Bujold

    A Secret History: The Book of Ash #1 - Mary Gentle

    Heroes Die and Blade of Tyshelle - Matthew Woodring Stover

    The Elder Gods - David Eddings

    A Fortress of Grey Ice - J V Jones

    Mistress of Dragons - Margaret Weis

    I'm sure I'll think of others as Christmas approaches!

    :)
     
  4. JohnH

    JohnH Abstainer from Foolosophy

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  5. Erfael

    Erfael Lemurs!!! Staff Member

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    I'm with JohnH on the gift cards. So much easier and less bulky on the list.
     
  6. Dystran Hart

    Dystran Hart New Member

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    I will give Kings's dark tower series a shot I think.

    The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop. New single publish being released in December.

    (maybe) Blue Moon Rising - Simon R. Green

    To Reign in Hell - Roger Zelazny
     
  7. rune

    rune Registered User

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    I have read the first book in the Black Jewel series and it was really good :)

    rune
     
  8. SusF

    SusF Who me?

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    DVD's are on my Christmas list.

    Extended version of Two Towers (though I'll probably buy it the day it comes out).

    Indiana Jones trilogy.

    A&E's Pride and Predjudice

    Susan
     
  9. Blackwing

    Blackwing New Member

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    That's actually by Steven Brust.

    My list:
    Erikson's Malazan books
    Hobb's Tawny Man books (translated)
    Brust's The Lord of Castle Black and The Paths of the Dead

    Do you think your going to get any/all books in your list? I might get the first book in the Tawny Man series.
     
  10. Swift

    Swift He who knows nothing

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    Erikson's Malazan books
    Hobb's Tawny Man final book. (When it finally gets delivered!!!!)
     
  11. Zsinj

    Zsinj Registered User

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    Whoo boy!! You think your fantasy Christmas List is long, Rune, just take a gander at mine, will ya!

    A Song of Ice and Fire Book I: "A Game of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin
    The Runelords Book II: "The Brotherhood of the Wolf" by David Farland
    "The Eternal Champion" by Michael Moorcock
    The Farseer Trilogy Book I: "Assassin's Apprentice" by Robin Hobb
    The Wheel of Time Book VIII: "A Path of Daggers" by Robert Jordan
    The Sword of Truth Book I: "Wizard's First Rule" by Terry Goodkind
    The Riftwar Saga Book I: "Magician: Apprentice" by Raymond E. Feist
    "Running With the Demon" by Terry Brooks
    "The Once and Future King" by T.H. White
    Sword of Shadows Book I: "A Cavern of Black Ice" by J.V. Jones
    Tales of Alvin Maker Book I: "Seventh Son" by Orson Scott Card
    Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone Book I: "The Briar King" by Greg Keyes
    "The King Beyond the Gate" by David Gemmell
    "Jhereg" by Steven Brust
    The Axis Trilogy Book I: "The Wayfarer Redemption" by Sara Douglass
    The Banned and the Banished, Book I : "Wit'ch Fire" by James Clemens
    The Arthurian Saga Book I: "The Crystal Cave" by Mary Stewart
    "The Gilded Chain: A Tale of the King's Blades" by Dave Duncan
    "Rhapsody" by Elizabeth Haydon
    "The Dark Glory War" by Michael A. Stackpole
    "The Demonwars Trilogy Book I: "The Demon Awakens" by R.A. Salvatore
    Paths of Darkness Book I: "The Silent Blade" by R.A. Salvatore
    The Sovereign Stone Trilogy Book I: "Well of Darkness" by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
    The Deathgate Cycle Book II: "Elven Star" by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
    The Darksword Trilogy Book I: "Forging the Darksword" by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
    Rose of the Prophet Book I: "Will of the Wanderer" by Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
    The Last Rune Book I: "Beyond the Pale" by Mark Anthony
    A Crown of Stars Book I: "The King's Dragon" by Kate Elliot
    "War of the Flowers" by Tad Williams
    The Ramayana Book I: "Prince of Ayodhya" by Ashok K. Banker
    The Fionavar Tapestry Book I: "The Summer Tree" by Guy Gavriel Kay
    "The Clan of the Cave Bear" by Jean M. Auel (found in the fiction section)
    "The Black Company" by Glen Cook
    The Swan's War Book I: "The One Kingdom" by Sean Russell
    Warhammer Series: "Trollslayer" by William King
    The Age of Unreason Book I: "Newton's Cannon" by J. Gregory Keyes
    The Coldfire Trilogy Book I: "Black Sun Rising" by C. S. Friedman
    The Seven Brothers Book I: "The Prince of Shadows" by Curt Benjamin
    The Pearl Saga Book I: "A Ring of Five Dragons by Eric Van Lustbader
    The Sun Sword Book I: "The Broken Crown" by Michelle West
    The Monarchies of God Book I: "Hawkwood's Voyage" by Paul Kearney
    "Three Hearts and Three Lions" by Poul Anderson
    "The First Book of Swords" by Fred Saberhagen
    Book of the Gods Vol.I: "The Face of Apollo" by Fred Saberhagen
    "Lankhmar: Tales of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Book I" by Fritz Leiber
    Chronicles of the Deryni Book I: "Deryni Rising" by Katherine Kurtz
    "Shadow & Claw" by Gene Wolfe
    "The Great Book of Amber" by Roger Zelazny
    Oath of Empire Book I: "The Shadow of Ararat" by Thomas Harlan
    "The Eyes of God" by John Marco
    "Pride of Kings by Judith Tarr
    "The Book of Ash Part I: A Secret History" by Mary Gentle
    "The Years of Rice and Salt" by Kim Stanley Robinson (Probably in fiction section)
    Chronicles of the Raven Book I: "Dawnthief" by James Barclay
    "Gods in Darkness" by Karl Edward Wagner
    "The Eagle and the Sword" by A. A. Attanasio
    Tales of the Otori Book I: "Across the Nightingale Floor" by Lian Hearn
    Legend of the Five Rings: Clan War Book I: "Scorpion" by Stephen D. Sullivan
    Magic: The Gathering Book I: "The Thran" by J. Robert King
    "In Legend Born" by Laura Resnick
    "The Dragon Queen" by Alice Borchardt
    "A Scattering of Jades" by Alexander C. Irvine
    "Hades' Daughter" by Sara Douglass
    "Sabriel" by Garth Nix
    "Dragon Bones" by Patricia Briggs
    "The Anubis Gates" by Tim Powers
    "Declare" by Tim Powers
    "On Stranger Tides" by Tim Powers

    And that doesn't even include my sci-fi/horror genre list! I wanted to give my parents and grandparents a good selection to choose from when they go Christmas shoppin for me this year! :D
     
  12. Calandra

    Calandra et in arcadia ego

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    How could you possibly read all of that before next Christmas?
     
  13. Zsinj

    Zsinj Registered User

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    Well, it's not like I'm gonna receive every book on the list! I just made a nice, long list of fantasy books that I want for my parents/grandparents to choose from.
     
  14. Shanoncia

    Shanoncia The Last Druid

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    Isn't this thread in the wrong forum? Oh well...

    I asked this year for a collection of classics... I'd really like to build up that part of my collection. :)
     
  15. rune

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    Good List, I like it :) I've got a few of these on my own bookshelves.

    rune

     
  16. Lifino

    Lifino Lovin' Upriser

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    What do I want for christmas?

    Shanoncia and Elda in lingerie, with chocolate covered strawberries and a fine bottle of scotch, asking me to join them in a ball pit...

    Oh wait! This is about books that I want...

    I want a book about Shanoncia and Elda in lingerie, with chocolate covered strawberries and a fine bottle of scotch, asking me to join them in a ball pit...
     
  17. Shanoncia

    Shanoncia The Last Druid

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    Ooh, and can we write your wife into this book! :mad: :rolleyes: :D
     
  18. Zsinj

    Zsinj Registered User

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    Lifino, my friend, you are one sick little bugger! :p
     
  19. Shanoncia

    Shanoncia The Last Druid

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    That he is...

    Also on my list aside from the classics, and more specifically, I'd like the entire history of middle earth. I'd love to learn the lore. You know, they have lotr, trivial persuit eh?
     
  20. Evil Agent

    Evil Agent Saturn Comes Back Around

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    That they do! BUT, (this may be bad news to you), it's based strictly on the films, not the books.

    They also have a couple board games, as well as LOTR Risk!