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Non Fiction
Every secret thing
By Patricia Hearst, Alvin Moscow
Published by Doubleday, 1982
ISBN 0385170564, 9780385170567
466 pages


The Cactus Garden by Robert Ward

Published by Simon & Schuster, 1996

ISBN 067188266X, 9780671882662

320 pages

The Sunset Warrior by Eric Van Lustbader
Stillwatch by Mary Higgins Clark
Whirlwind by James Clavell
Published by Hodder and Stoughton, 1987
ISBN 0340406844, 9780340406847
1344 pages




Romeo by Elise Title

Ashes to Ashes by Tami Hoag

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Phoenix Rising by John J. Nance

White Harvest by Louis Charbonneau

Outbreak by Robin Cook, 1988, 352 pages
The Judge by Steve Martini

All Around the Town by Mary Higgins Clark
Noble House: A Novel of Contemporary Hong Kong by James Clavell
The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum, 1994 - 664 pages
Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr

Journey by James A. Michener 1994 336 pages

Non Fiction

My American Journey by Colin Powell & Joseph Persico

Neil Sperry's complete guide to Texas gardening by Neil Sperry - 400 pages

Energy Future: Report of the Energy Project at the Harvard Business School by Robert B. Stobaugh


Drink with the Devil by Jack Higgins
Nacho Libre (Jack Black, Paramount DVD)
The Sopranos (series 1,2,3,4)
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (audio)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain (audio)
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Non Fiction

Micro Cookbook Vol 1 & II by Don Lancaster
TTL & Active-Filter Cookbook by Don Lancaster
Magnificent Destiny by Paul Wellman

miscellaneous - Houston Auto Show

The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama

Non Fiction
Your Best Life Now by Joel Osteen
National Sunday Law by A. Jan Marcussen
Chemistry for Dummies by John T. Moore Ed.D.

Linux in a Nutshell by Ellen Siever, S. Figgions and A. Weber

Science / Reference / Computer
Running Linux by Matt Welsh, Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, Terry Dawson and Lar Kaufman (O'Reilly)
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
DeLong's Guide to Bicycles & Bicycling by Fred DeLong

The Year 2005
Non Fiction
Making a Killing (HMOs) by Jamie Court & Francis Smith
Tesla - Man out of Time by Margaret Cheney
Old World New World by Craig Storti
Sundials by Albert E. Waugh
Understanding the Koran by Mateen Elass
The Relaxtion Responce by Herbert Benson, M.D.
J.R.R. Tolkien (a bio) by Humphrey Carpenter
Dreaming War by Gore Videl
Dean Koontz (a critical companion) by Joan G. Kotker
Sleepaway School by Lee Stringer (memoir)
Geometry for Dummies by Wendy Arnone, PhD
The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. edited by Clayborne Carson
Not Without my Daughter by Betty Mahmoody with William Hoffer (escape from Iran)
The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One by William K. Black
Sleuthing the Alamo by James E. Crisp
It's Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong (2)
Effective Cycling (6 th edition) by John Forester
The Natural Wealth of Nations by David Malin Roodman (2)
Drugs Crime & Criminal Justice by Linda Bayer
Bias by Bernard Goldberg
Life out of Bounds (bioinvasion in a borderless world) by Chris Bright
Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey
Jennifer Lopez by Anne E. Hill
Unstuck by Keith Yamashita & Sandra Spataro
ACE The techicnal interview 4th edition by Michael Rothstein and Daniel Rothstein
Global Mobile by Fred Johnson
Let's Stop Beating Around the Bush by Jim Hightower
Skywriting by Jane Pauley
The Successful Investor by William J. O`neil
Nader man with a mission by Nancy Bowen
Sitting Bull Sioux leader by Elizabeth Schleichert
8 Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Well, M.D.

Science / Reference / Computer
Personal Firewalls by Lisa Yeo (2)
CMOS Cookbook by Don Lancaster
How to do Everything with your Pocket PC 3 rd edition by Frank McPherson
Macromedia Flash MX for dummies by Gurdy Leete and Ellen Finkelstein
Supercomputers by Charlene W. Billings
XML by Example 2nd edition by Benoit Marchal
This Wired Home by Alan Neibauer
Windows XP Digital Music for Dummies by Ryan Williams
Network Security for Dummies by Chey Cobb CISSP
UNIX second edition by Deborah S. Ray and Eric J. Ray
Office XP for Windows by Steve Sagman
Turing and the Universal Machine by Jon Agar
Web of Deception by Anne P. Mintz with many
Mac OS X the complete reference by Jesse Feiler
Understanding Data Communications 7 th edition by Gilbert Held
Harley Hahns's Internet Advisor
The Heart of the Internet by Jacques Vallee, Ph. D.
The Road Ahead by Bill Gates
John Sculley by Harriet Spiesman
DNS for Dummies by Blair Rampling & David Dalan
Macs for Dummies 8 th edition by David Pogue
Cisco router configuration Answers (Syngress Media, Inc)
Securing the Network from Malicious Code by Douglas Schweitzer (2)
UNIX for Dummies 5th edition by John Levine
Mac OS X for Dummies 2nd edition by Bob LeVitus
CMOS Cookbook(2) Howard W. Sams & Co. by Don Lancaster
Small Pieces Loosely Joined (a unified theory of the web) by David Weinberger
Home Networking survival guide by David Strom (2001)

Audio books
Star Trek Federation by Judity G Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Star Trek Imzadi (an Audio adaptation) by Peter David
Hostage by Robert Crais
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Blood Lure by Nevada Barr

Biography / Autobiography
Garth Brooks by Laura Lee Wren
Margaret Thatcher by Marietta D. Moskin
Danny Glover by Gloria Blakely
John Muir by Karen Clemens Warrick
Sharing Good Times by Jimmy Carter

The Way we Die Now by Charles Willeford (2)
Mount Dragon by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Easy Money by Jenny Siler
The Omega Missile by Joe Dalton
Tom Clancy's Op-Center Line of Control by Tom Claney & Steve Pieezenik
Blue Gold by Clive Cussler
Disclosure by Michael Crichton
The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart
The Spirit Window by Joyce Sweeney
Heat Stroke (book two of the weather warden series) by Rachel Caine
James Bond in Icebreaker by John Gardner (2)
At the Stroke of Madness by Alex Kava
Kalihari Kill by Samuel Dembo (2)
The Defense by D. W. Buffa
saving private Ryan by Max Allan Collins (screenplay by Robert Rodat)
The Teeth of the Tiger by Tom Clancy
Missing Marlene by Evan Marshall
The Street Where She Lived by Mark Miano
The Silent War by Ben Bova
Bleachers by John Grisham
8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter by W. Bruce Cameron
Lioness by Shirley Palmer
This Side of Paradice by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Grendel by John Gardner
Astro Turf by M.G. Lord
Spencer Brade, M.D. by Frank G. Slaughter (2)
Fluke by Christopher Moore
Pop Goes The Weasel by James Patterson
The Last Mustang by Frank Bonham

The Year 2004
Six Questions Of Socrates by Christopher Phillips
The Road Less Traveled
The Joyous Cosmology by Alan S. Watts

Science / Current Events
Why People Believe Weird Things by Michael Shermer

Reference - Non Fiction
Future Net by Sally Richards
Personal Firewalls by Lisa Yeo
An Album of Memories by Tom Browkaw (3 CD set)
Java & XML for Dummies by Barry Burd
Skeletons on the Zahara by Dean King
Deadly American Beauty by John Glatt
Streaming Audio - the FezGuys Guide by Jon R. Luini & Allen E. Whitman
Perl and CGI for the world wide web by Elizabeth Castro
Office XP in 24 hours second edition by Greg Perry
The Computer Pioneers by David Ritchie
The Hunt for life on Mars by Donald Goldsmith
Spoiling for a Fight by Micah L. Sifry
MCSE TCP/IP (exam # 70-059) exam cram by Ed Tittel, Kurt Hudson & J. Michael Stewart
A History of the Information Machine by Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray
HTML and web Artistery 2 by Natalie Zee & Susan Harris
A History of Modern Computing 2 nd edition by Paul E. Ceruzzi
XML by Elizabeth Castro
Storytelling by Marsh Cassady
Guide to Webcams by Jason Byrne & John Breeden
Linux Complete second edition by many (copyright 2002 Sybex)
Sams Teach Yourself HTML and XHTML in 24 hours by Dick Oliver & Michael Morrison
Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days 2 nd edition by Laura Lemay with revisions by Rafe Colburn
Web psychos stalkers and pranksters by Michael A. Banks
Peter Norton's New Inside the PC by Peter Norton and Scott H. A. Clark
MCSE TCP/IP for Dummies by Cameron Brandon
Dungeons and Dreamers by Brad King & John Borland
The Lizard by Steve Grenard
Cracked by Dr. Drew Pinsky
Hacker Cracker by Ejovi Nuwere with David Chanoff
TTL and CMOS Cookbook by Don Lancaster (Howard W. Sams & Co)
The Real Thing (truth and power at the coca-cola company) by Constance L. Hays
Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire
Winning Back America by Howard Dean
Dude, Where's My Country by Michael Moore
I'm still hungry by Carnie Wilson with Cindy Pearlman
The Microsoft Network for Dummies 2nd edition by Doug Lowe
Come Back Alive by Robert Young Pelton
DW (a lifetime going around in circles) by Darrell Waltrip with Jade Gurss
The Garden Trellis by Ferris Cook
Orphans Preferred (the twisted truth and lasting legend of the pony express) by Christopher Corbett
Operation Iraqi Freedom by Marc Kusnetz, William M. Arkin, General Montgomery Meirs & Neal Shapiro (NBC news)
Smart Homes for dummies 2nd edition by Danny Briere & Pat Hurley

Health / Biography
Hank Williams by Bill Koon
Racing to a Cure by Neil Ruzic
Fit for Life not fat for life by Harvey Diamond
Softwar (an intimate portrait of Larry Ellison and Oracle) by Matthew Symonds

Let Me Tell you a Story by Bob Larson
Blinded by Stephen White
Intent to Harm by Jonnie Jacobs
Pack Light by Kim Shaw
Sky Caption and the World of Tomorrow by K. J. Anderson
Celeste by V. C. Andrews
Full Blast by Janet Evanovick & Charlotte Hughes
Take Me, Take Me With You by name aka Lauren Kelly
Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
Why Lincoln Matters today more than ever by Mario M. Cuomo
Boogers are my Beat by Dave Barry
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Fatal Tide by Iris Johansen
Island of Bones by P.J. Parrish
A Wild Pursuit by Eloisa James
nervous a novel by Zane
By the Light of the Moon by Dean Koontz
The Indwelling (The Left Behind Series # 7) by Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins
The Mark (# 8) by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
Desecration (# 9) by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
Intensity by Dean Koontz
Raise the Titanic! a novel by Clive Cussler(2)
Texas Ghost Stories by Tim Tingle and Doc Moore
Napalm and silly putty by George Carlin
Pick Your Poison (a yellow rose mystery) by Leann Sweeney
Cold Blue Blood by David Handler
Hollywood Animal by Joe Eszterhas
Death Trap (an alaska mystery) by Sue Henry
Love Me by Garrison Keillor
Star Wars (the unifying force) by James Lucceno
James Bond in IceBreaker by John Gardner (2)
Cadillac Beach by Tim Dorsey

Sphere by Michael Crichton (2 nd)
The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen
Wildgun Blood Trail by J. Hanson
Wildgun War Scout by Jack Hanson
Fugitive's Trail by Robert J. Conley
Rumble, Young Man, Rumble by Benjamin Cavell
The Music of Love by Courtni Wright
Into the Woods by V. C. Andrews
Guardian by Joe Haldeman
Bleeders (a nameless detective novel) by Bill Pronzini
In Love and War by Denene Millner & Nick Chiles
Under the Color of the Law - a Kevin Kerney novel by Michael McGarrity
The Summons by John Grisham
Stone Kiss - a Peter Decker Rina Lazarus novel by Faye Kellerman
Walking Shadow by Robert B. Parker
Four Blind Mice by James Patterson
Hot Six by Janet Evanovich - A Stephnie Plum Novel
Q.B.I. (Queens Bureau of Investigation) by Ellery Queen
Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (one)
Tribulation Force (the continuing drama of those left behind) (two)
Nicolae (part of the left behind series) by Tim L. and Jerry J. (three)
Soul Harvest (left behind) by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (four)
Apollyon (left behind series) by Tim LaHaye & Jerry Jenkins (five)

Reference - Non Fiction
Across the Great Divide (Robert Stuart & the discovery of the Oregon trail) by Laton McCartney
Wheels for the World (Henry Ford, his company & a century of progress) by Douglas Brinkley
Made In Texas (George W. Bush and the southern takeover of American Politics) by Michael Lind
Nuts and Bolts of the Past by David Freeman Hawke
Behind Deep Blue (building the computer that defeated the world chess champion) by Feng - Hsiung Hsu
Our Own Devices (the past & future of body technology) by Edward Tenner
Ride of your Life (a race car driver's journey) by Lyn St. James
Somebody's Someone a memoir by Regina Louise
Buy, Lie and Sell High (how investors lost out on Enron & the internet bubble) by D. Quinn Mills
Ultimate Stock Car by Bill Center
The Helldivers Rodeo by Humberto Fontova
Great White Fathers (the story of the obsessive Quest to create Mt. Rushmore) by John Taliaferro
The Wild out your Window by Sy Montgomery
Tales of the Big Bend by Elton Miles
Crapshoot rolling the dice on the vice presidency by Jules Witcover
Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul by Jack Canfield, Mark V Hansen, Marty Becker D.M.V. and Carol Kline
Bicycle Touring in Europe by Karen and Gary Hawkins
Life out of Bounds Bioinvasion in a Borderless World by Chris Bright
Adam Sandler (America's comedian) by Bill Crawford
Tammy Wynette a daughter recalls by Jackie Daly with Tom Carter
The Threatning Storm (the case for invading Iraq ((2002))) by Kenneth M. Pollack
SAMS Teach Yourself C by Peter Aitken and Bradley L. Jones
Clones and Clones by Martha C. Nussbaum and Cass R. Sunstein
Cloning science & society by Gary E. McCuen
Sigurd F. Olson's Wilderness Days
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
The Natural Wealth of Nations by David M. Roodman


1) The Merry-Go-Round by Leon (Whitey) Thompson
2) Citizen Hearst by W.A. Swanberg - The 'definitive' biography of William R. Hearst
3) An American Hero, the Red Adair Story by Philip Singerman

The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Saunders
J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton
The Gauntlet by Frederick Faust (aka Max Brand)
The Geraldi Trail by Frederick Faust (aka Max Brand)
Rumpole on Trial by John Mortimer
Lightning by John Lutz
Blanche Passes Go by Barbara Neely
Force 12 by James Thayer
Violets are Blue by James Patterson
Hostile Intent by Clive Egleton
Night on Fire by Diana Deverell
Eater by Gregory Benford
The Devil Went Down to Austin by Rick Riordan

Reference & Non Fiction
Ride over the Mountain, reflections on a two wheeled journey around America by Martha Retallick
The Paperboy by Pete Dexter
The Definitive Guide to the Best and Worst of Everything - Les Krantz
The Rise amd Fall of the Third Reich - a History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer
Fear Of Fifty a midlife memoir by Erica Jong
Michael Crichton a Critical Companion by Elizabeth A. Trembley
Chains to Roses 5-year hostage ordeal by Joseph Cicippo & Richard W. Hope
What's so Scaryh about R.L. Stine by Patrich Jones
A Fire in Zion the Israeli-Palestinian search for peace by Mark Perry (1994)
Inventing Al Gore a biography Bill Turque
Men to Match my Mountains (the opening of the far west 1840 - 1900) by Irving Stone
Texas Under A Cloud (story of the Texas stock fraud scandal in 197x) by Sam Kinch Jr. and Dr. Ben Procter
Masters of Deceit by J. Edgar Hoover

Melissa Etheridge The Truth Is ... my life in love and music



1) Flameout by Basil Jackson
2) Spencer Brade, M.D. by Frank G. Slaughter
3) James Bond in Icebreaker by John Gardner
4) Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
5) A Falcon for a Queen by Catherine Gaskin
6) Tales of the Big Bend by Elton Miles
7) Kalihari Kill by Samuel Dembo

Reference and Non Fiction
1) Shakespeare The Poems, edited by David Bevington
2) Drew Carey stories of the Unrefined
3) The Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson,M.D
4) Off the Record - The Private Papers of Harry S. Truman edited by Robert H. Ferrell
5) From noon to Starry Night - A Life of Walt Whitman by Philip Callow
6) Michael Eisner - Work in Progress with Tony Schwartz
7) Nader The People's Lawyer by Robert F. Buckhorn


1) A Life on the Road by Charles Kuralt (CBS News)