Friday, August 11, 2006

Peek inside the apartment, Part II

You remember the previous part, where your friendly blogger took you on a trip through the bookshelf near the computer. In this post, we venture out to the living room to a pair of Target-bought shelves that hold random pictures, collectibles, artifacts and, well, books.

So, here's the rundown of what's out there. Like before x- denotes one of my books; the rest are my wife's.

Third Shelf
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
x-The F Word, ed. by Jesse Sheidlower
x-Chicken Soup for the Sports Fan's Soul, Canfield, Hansen, M. Donnelly, C. Donnelly, Tunney
x-Football Shorts, Glenn Leibman
A Quality Teacher in Every Classroom, Hess, Rotherham, Walsh
Serving Our Children, Kevin Chavous
The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations
The New Merriam-Webster Dictionary
The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
x-Jarhead, Anthony Swofford
Little Children, Tom Perrotta
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, James Finn Garner
Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom
Talking Dirty with the Queen of Clean, Linda Cobb
God Save the Sweet Potato Queens, Jill Conner Browne
Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love, Jill Conner Browne
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Rebecca Wells
Little Altars Everywhere, Rebecca Wells

Fourth Shelf
The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova
x-The Art of the Interview, Lawrence Grobel
x-The Majors, John Feinstein
An Unfinished Season, Ward Just
Ya-Yas in Bloom, Rebecca Wells
Senate Procedure and Practice, Martin B. Gold
Truth and Beauty, Ann Patchett
When Harry Hit the Hamptons, Mara Goodman-Davies
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
The Silver Slate, James W. Hulse
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
I Am Charlotte Simmons, Tom Wolfe

Fifth Shelf
x-Lehighton Area High School yearbooks, 1990-93
x-Les Miserables, Victor Hugo
x-War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
x-The Open Bible
x-The Last Amateurs, John Feinstein
x-The Franchise, Michael MacCambridge
A People's History of the United States, Howard Zinn
Three Complete Novels, Jane Austen (Sense & Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice, Emma)
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, Robert Fulgham
Complete Guide to Needlework, Reader's Digest
Mountain View High School yearbook, 1994
The Wine Bible, Karen MacNeil

There's another shelf with random cookbooks, but they're too numerous to mention. Suffice it to say Rachael Ray and grilling are well-represented on said shelf.

3 comments:

Balarko said...

Rachel Ray Rules!

ME said...

I really enjoy the peeks inside the apartment posts.

Brian said...

Matt, hopefully you'll really enjoy the one I'm about to write...fueled with a little bit of fresh Yuengling.

Mark: There's an interesting debate on sportsjournalists.com about the hotness of Rachael. She's a little too perky for me, but...well, I better just keep it at that.