Posts Tagged ‘ books ’

Oh Wait, I’m Supposed to CHECK my E-mail, Aren’t I?

So, I was planning on posting an update on Operation Get Shit Done, when I realised that I haven’t checked my SAC-Flavored e-mail in… well… for-EVAR.

So I checked it and found this:

Didja see didja see? I’m in there in the middle! *hums her little diddy* The creativity of children never ceaces to amaze me, she’s got a cute little something to say about every kitten in those pictures! Quite entertaining, thank you Mr. Jones 😀

and me… tell each other fairy tales and we stare at the beautiful women, she’s lookin’ at you

oh no no she’s lookin’ at m—

*ahem* Take me to karaoke and you bet your britches I’ll be singin’ that.

ANY-hoo, I don’t have any WoW-related updates, apart from it’s Tuesday and you probably can’t log on.

Operation Get Shit Done is going pretty well, actually. It’s continued presence in my life after more than a week is nothing short of a miracle, so I’m not going to beat myself up about the root beer bottles on my computer desk or the laundry still in the dryer, or the fact that my kombucha seems to have developed a mold 😦

Instead I’ll be all excited about dishes getting done and the grand re-launching of my online comic!

YAAAAAAAAAAY! /throw confetti

Now, here’s where my e-mail comes into play. I’ve re-launched my comic very aaaah, candidly. It’s completely Non-WoW-related, a story that has been evolving since 2004-ish. (half-dragon elf pirates has turned into post-apocalyptic tribal aliens with magic)

Anyway, I’ve only got the cover, but if you really want to be able to keep an eye on it you’ll have to e-mail me asking for the link. (e-mail can be found in my ‘about’ page)

On another note, does anyone know how to set up e-mail forwarding with g-mail, so something like this doesn’t happen again? I run 3 different e-mail addresses and sometimes forget to check the one for this site. Figured it out, yay. You may now all rest assured that I will get (and respond to) your e-mails in a timely manner 🙂

Thanks!

This has been a Secret Agent Cat Public Service Announcement, you may now resume ripping faces. 😉

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Because I Love More Than WoW

Ok, stole this shamelessly from Mend Pet, ’cause I can, and ’cause she steals my words >_>

The Big Read is an NEA program designed to encourage community reading initiatives and of their top 100 books, they estimate the average adult has read only six. They encourage us to:

*Look at the list and bold those we have read.
*Italicize those we intend to read.
*Underline the books we LOVE

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald

23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34 Emma – Jane Austen
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune – Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker

73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession – AS Byatt
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White

88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo (abriged)

30 – Though I always was an odd bird and once spent an entire day gleaning incredulous glances from my fellow students in Jr High for lugging around a giant hard-cover copy of the Pearls of Lutra.

As long as we’re talking about books, I reccomend anything from Mercedes Lackey and Anne McCaffrey as well. Isaac Asimov and Roger Zelazny, Piers Anthony, Robert Jordan, Dean Koontz… I could go on but I’d need to consult my library.

Two double posts in two days? I know, what am I thinking?