My Library

This page is devoted exclusively to my love of reading. Below you will find the titles of all the books currently in my possession. Books I get from the library might make a guest appearance towards the bottom, but I believe that you can tell a lot about a person from the books on their shelf.

I love to talk about and discover new books, so please leave me recommendations below!

History and Anthropology: 

The Ancient World: From the Ice Age to The Fall Of Rome – Kingfisher
Mythology: Greek Gods, Heroes & Monsters
The World of Myth – David Adams Leeming
From Stonehenge to Las Vegas: Archaeology As Popular Culture – Cornelius Holtorf
Ancient Egypt: An Introduction – Salima Ikram
Ancient Egypt: Thebes and the Nile Valley in the Year 1200 BCE – Charlotte Booth
Egyptian Myth and Mankind: The Way to Eternity – Fleming
Reading the Past: From Ancient Cuneiform to the Alphabet – C. B. F. Walker
Understanding Hieroglyphs – Hilary Wilson
The Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt – Dodson
A History of Islamic Societies: Second Edition – Ira Lapidus
Ancient Greece – William Dunstan
Sexuality in Greek and Roman Society and Literature: Sourcebook – Johnson and Ryan
The History – Herodotus
The Campaigns of Alexander – Arrian
History of the Peloponnesian War – Thucydides
The Iliad – Homer
The History and Conquests of Ancient Rome – Rogers and Dodge
The Roman Empire: Rome and It’s Environs in the Year 300 CE – Dr. Ray Laurence
A History of the Church in the Middle Ages – F. Donald Logan
Belief and Unbelief in Medieval Europe – John H. Arnold
The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the making of Castilian Culture – Dodds, Menocal, and Balbale
Medieval Heresy: Third Edition – Malcolm Lambert
The Inferno – Dante Alighieri
The Art of War – Sun Tzu
The Lost History of the Incas – Dr. David Jones
The Protestant Reformation: Sourcebook – Hans Hillerbrand
A History of Modern England: 1688 to Present – Roberts, Roberts, and Bisson
Clues to America’s Past – The National Geographic Society
Mythology of the American Nations – Jones and Molyneaux
American Legal History: Third Edition – Hall, Finkelman, and Ely
The Reagan Diaries – Ronald Reagan

Religious Studies:

The Crisis of Islam –  Bernard Lewis
New American Bible: St. Joesph Edition
New American Bible
All About Angels – Tan
Catechism of the Catholic Church

Western Classics:

The Arabian Nights – Trans. Sir Richard Burton
Jurassic Park – Michael Crichton
The Lost World – Michael Crichton
Anna Karenina – Tolstoy
The Complete Works – Edgar Allen Poe
The Narrative of Sir Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket – Poe
Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
The Trumpet of the Swan – E. B. White
The Complete Fairy Tales – Hans Christian Andersen
Grimm’s Fairy Tales: Abridged – Grimm
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
The Chronicles of Narnia – C. S. Lewis
A Light in the Attic – Shel Silverstein

Self Help:

When Perfect Isn’t Enough – Kennedy
The Zen of Zombie – Scott Kenemore
11,002 Things to be Miserable About – Romeo and Romeo

Miscellaneous:

Notorious Royal Marriages – Leslie Carroll
Ward of the Sun King – Mildred Allen Butler
A Game of Thrones: Volumes 1-5 – George R. R. Martin
Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident – Eoin colfer
Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian – Eoin Colfer
Divergent – Veronica Roth
Insurgent – Veronica Roth
Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us – Michael Moss
The Seventh Tower: Volumes 1-3 – Garth Nix
A Great and Terrible Beauty – Libba Bray
Rebel Angels – Libba Bray
The Sweet Far Thing – Libba Bray
The Luxe – Anna Godbersen
Rumors – Anna Godbersen
Envy – Anna Godbersen
The Book of General Ignorance – Lloyd and Mitchinson
The Second Book of General Ignorance – Lloyd and Mitchinson
The Book of the Dead – Lloyd and Mitchinson
Nightlight: A Twilight Parody – The National Lampoon
If You Can’t Say Anything Nice, Say It In Yiddish – Lisa Epstein
The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time – Shanahan
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell – Tucker Max
Assholes Finish First – Tucker Max
Hilarity Ensues – Tucker Max

3 thoughts on “My Library”

  1. Niiiiiiiiiiiiice. Plus, this gives me an idea: I need to post my ever-expanding library on my blog. Cheers, Katie.

    — J.W.

    • Gracias! When I move out into a townhouse or something, I am making a library with comfy reading chairs, antique lamps, and the amazing smell of old, loved books. Actually, my inheritance is my great grandparent’s library. I’m in absolutely no hurry to get those though. 🙂

  2. Great list. I need to read the art of war. I have it, just never got around to it. Definitely need some Twain on the that list, young lady! The professor can’t believe he isn’t listed! I could recommend some if you’re interested…

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