Friday Book Discussion: novels, nonfiction, graphic novels, art books…

A while ago, my friend Helka expressed interest in a possible post about books I had on my to purchase and to read list. So, here comes the post, because it took me a while to make the list. This list is a fraction of what I want to read, and doesn’t include any titles that I already possess. The content of my to-read shelf might be material for another post (think Star Wars, The Witcher, Ender’s Game, Book of the Order, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tolkien, Dragon Age, Mistborn Trilogy if you really want a few hints).

I first thought about making just one list, maybe in alphabetical order. Then I realized that I had books of many kinds/genres and that it would just be too cramped if I went for a single list. Since there was no way I put all the books I wish to purchase, I decided to go for 4 titles in each category. So it gives variety in the snippets I offer of my future dream selves, besides all the busy ones I already have (I still want to share some pictures of my work lair at some point, but I need to actually remember to take the pictures!) The books listed aren’t necessarily my most wanted book for each category either, as I tend to have a hard time establishing hierarchies as such.

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Star Wars novels

  • Kenobi by John Jackson Miller
  • The Last Jedi by Michael Reaves & Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
  • The Old Republic: Annihilation by Drew Karpyshyn
  • Empire and Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves, by James S. A. Corey

Other novels

  • Wynde by Tricia Barr
  • The Wheel of Time Book 1: The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
  • The X-Files: Ground Zero by Kevin J. Anderson
  • Terminator Salvation: From the Ashes by Timothy Zahn

Graphic novels

  • The X-Files Classics (series)
  • The X-Files Season 10 (series)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 (series)
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 (series)

Research/work books

  • Epic: Form, Content, and History by Frederick Turner
  • Religion and Science Fiction by James F. McGrath
  • Myths to Live By by Joseph Campbell
  • Untie the Strong Woman: Blessed Mother’s Immaculate Love for the Wild Soul by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Personal development books (Kindle)

  • I’ve Never Been to Vegas, but My Luggage Has: Mishaps and Miracles on the Road to Happily Ever After by Mandy Hale
  • Let Hope in: 4 Choices That Will Change Your Life Forever by Pete Wilson
  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by Christiane Northrup
  • The Power of Respect by Deborah Norville

Star Wars art books

  • The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi by Brad Bird
  • Star Wars Art: Concept by Joe Johnston
  • The Complete “Star Wars” Encyclopedia by Stephen J. Sansweet
  • The Art and Making of Star Wars: The Old Republic by Frank Parisi

Other art books

  • Industrial Light & Magic: The Art of Innovation by Pamela Glintenkamp
  • Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film by Ian Nathan
  • Terminator Vault: The Complete Story Behind the Making of The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day by Ian Nathan
  • The Avengers: The Ultimate Guide to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! by Alastair Dougall

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