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Book Wishlist

Yeah, I know I still have a lot of unread books at home, but that doesn’t stop people like me from wanting more books!

It’s already November; 2016 is almost over already, and I can’t help but feel that life is getting shorter— too short to enjoy all the stories waiting for me to discover (and afford). That’s why instead of making the usual gift wishlist, why not ask for books, instead? It doesn’t even need to be brand new; worn, pre-loved books are welcome, as long as the last few pages are intact (I will murder you if you give me a book, only to find out the ending is missing).

So here’s my initial list of books I wish I can buy for myself soon, or for someone to give to me this Christmas. I’ll try to update the list from time to time. But if you have other books that you want to share, why not? AS LONG AS IT IS NOT THE TWILIGHT SERIES OR FIFTY SHADES OF GREY OR WHATEVER CHEESY HARLEQUIN ROMANCE / MILLS & BOONS BOOK. 

Here goes:

  • Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien
  • Beren and Lúthien by JRR Tolkien
  • The Story of Kullervo by JRR Tolkien
  • Magnus Chase 2: Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan
  • Magnus Chase 3: Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan
  • Trials of Apollo 1: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
  • Trials of Apollo 2: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan
  • Trials of Apollo 3: The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan
  • Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi (Bought it on February 2017!)
  • Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King (Thank you, G!!!)
  • Dr Sleep by Stephen King
  • On Writing by Stephen King
  • I Am A Cat by Soseki Natsume
  • Mere Christianity by CS Lewis
  • The Problem of Pain by CS Lewis
  • The Four Loves by CS Lewis (Bought it on March 2017!)
  • A Grief Observed by CS Lewis
  • Space Trilogy 1: Out of the Silent Planet by CS Lewis
  • Space Trilogy 2: Perelandra by CS Lewis
  • Space Trilogy 3: That Hideous Strength by CS Lewis
  • The Pilgrim’s Regress by CS Lewis
  • Reflections on the Psalms by CS Lewis
  • The Discarded Image by CS Lewis
  • An Experiment in Criticism by CS Lewis
  • Studies in Words by CS Lewis
  • Of Other Worlds by CS Lewis
  • Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
  • Twilight Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
  • New Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
  • Sixth Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
  • Final Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
  • Armada by Ernest Cline (Updated: Jan 2018. Got this from a book trade with a friend! Weee!)
  • The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
  • The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks
  • The Wishsong of Shannara by Terry Brooks
  • Bushido: The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe
  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman
  • Stardust by Neil Gaiman (I already read this, but I still want a copy for my personal library haha)
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  • Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
  • Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
  • Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
  • M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman
  • The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish by Neil Gaiman
  • The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman
  • The Sandman: Endless Nights by Neil Gaiman
  • The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
  • The Sandman: Book of Dreams by Neil Gaiman
  • Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
  • Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman
  • The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman

An advanced thank you to all the kind-hearted fellow bookworms who would be kind enough to give any of these soon!

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