Monday, March 08, 2004

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, Douglas Adams

This series, which started brilliantly and kept it up for a while, had largely changed tone by this point. There were several nevertheless interesting ruminations and absurdities left, like bistromath, plus sex to plug the cracks.

Life, the Universe and Everything

Life, the Universe and Everything, Douglas Adams

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams

The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

Hilarious and hard to put down. As of 2006, I have not read anything else like this.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle

Time Machine 2: Search for Dinosaurs

Time Machine 2: Search for Dinosaurs, David Bischoff

a Choose you own adventure book

(Choose Your Own Adventure)

Incomplete entry: I do not remember which ones I read.

Secret Of Phantom Lake

Secret Of Phantom Lake, William Arden

The Secret Of Skeleton Island

The Secret Of Skeleton Island, Robert Arthur

The Secret Of Shark Reef

The Secret Of Shark Reef, William Arden

The Mystery Of The Purple Pirate

The Mystery Of The Purple Pirate, William Arden

The Secret Of Terror Castle

The Secret Of Terror Castle, Robert Arthur

The Mystery Of The Talking Skull

The Mystery Of The Talking Skull, Robert Arthur

The Mystery Of The Green Ghost

The Mystery Of The Green Ghost, Robert Arthur

The Mystery Of The Vanishing Treasure

The Mystery Of The Vanishing Treasure, Robert Arthur

The Mystery Of The Whispering Mummy

The Mystery Of The Whispering Mummy, Robert Arthur

The Stuttering Parrot


The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot, Robert Arthur

Just the title sounds so evocative and thrilling.

No seriously--they solved some mystery by figuring out why that parrot stuttered, right? Didn't they find it at the scene of the crime, and then search for its stuttering owner? That's so awesome.

The Curse of the Blue Figurine


The Curse of the Blue Figurine, John Bellairs

Johnny Dixon series