Jon

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 Wish list as of 2/2/2020
Editing in progress, Forgive weird Formatting things


Experiences

  • Gaming or Anime Conventions (Gencon, Acen, Anime midwest, Blizzcon, E3, PAX, etc.)
  • Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida (Harry Potter World, Animal Kingdom)
  • Hiking and Camping - State parks etc.
  • Playing with or swimming with various sea Creatures (Dolphins, Turtles)
  • Book signing or talk by some of my favorite authors (See below for ideas)
  • Community volunteering / poverty alleviation: Homeless shelters, FMSC, Pet Shelters etc.
  • Swimming in lake Michigan/walking along the beach (preferably in warmer weather)
  • Six Flags Great America/ Theme and amusement parks (Season Pass for 2020 acquired!)
  • Seeing My turtle, or the Pangolins at Brookfield Zoo (Hamill Family Play zoo, By the name of Too-chey)
  • Cubs Baseball games @ Wrigley Field

Music

I have a Spotify Premium account so I listen to what I want most of the time, these are more in the realm of physical media I would appreciate

Handel's Messiah, *NEEDTOBREATHE*(*Rivers in the Wasteland), Rich Mullins( I would like some of his lesser known songs if possible), Crowder( I Know a Ghost), Skillet, Anberlin

Other online music/cds (These are Internet artists I follow(ed) and would like to support)

Lindsey Stirling: Shatter Me, Brave Enough

Peter Hollens: https://peterhollens.com/store/c/album/

Taylor Davis: https://www.taylordavisviolin.com/store/

I am also a fan of Classical music, Especially violins and brass. CDs or electronic copies of larger works would be appreciated. I have nothing specific enough.

Big Band, Jazz, Swing era Music

Books

Honestly, I will love just about anything you give me. Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure, or interesting History books (a la Malcom Gladwell) are my current favorites

Misc Books

The Irresistible Revolution (Shane Claibourne),

Introverts in the Church (from Intervarsity Press)

Folk & Fairytales of Azeroth

*Phillip Reeve*

Mortal Engines, A Darkling Plain, Infernal Devices, Predator's Gold,

Larklight, Starcross, Mothstorm

A Web of Air, Scrivener's Moon

Railhead, The Blacklight Express, Station Zero

*L.E. Modesitt Jr.*

The Towers of the Sunset, The Magic Engineer , The Order War , Fall of Angels , The Chaos Balance , The White Order , The Colors of Chaos , Magi'i of Cyador , Wellspring of Chaos , Natural Ordermage , Mage-Guard of Hamor , Arms-Commander , Cyador's Heirs , Heritage of Cyador , The Mongrel Mage , Outcasts of Order , The Mage-Fire War , Recluce Tales: Stories from the World of Recluce

Arthur C. Clarke

Imperial Earth

Bryan Davis

Children of the Bard: Song of the Ovulum, From the Mouth of Elijah, The Seventh Door

Tales of Starlight: Masters & Slayers, Third Starlighter, Exodus Rising

Dragons of Starlight: Starlighter, Warrior. Diviner, Liberator

Echoes from the Edge: Beyond the Reflection's Edge, Eternity's Edge, Nightmare's Edge Reapers

Ted Dekker

Adam, The Bride Collector, Sanctuary, Outlaw, Hacker, Water Walker, A.D. 33

*Brian Jacques*

The Sable Queen

The Angel's Command

Voyage of Slaves

The Ribbajack & Other Curious Yarns

The Redwall Cookbook

The Rogue Crew

Patrick Rothfuss

The Lightning Tree

How Old Holly Came to Be

Robert Silverberg

Majipoor Chronicles, Valentine Pontifex, The Mountains of Majipoor, Sorcerers of Majipoor, Lord Prestimion, King of Dreams, Tales of Majipoor

D.J. Machale

Pendragon Series: Book Eight: The Pilgrims of Rayne Book Nine: Raven Rise Book Ten: The Soldiers of Halla

Pendragon Before the War: Book One of the Travelers Book Two of the Travelers Book Three of the Travelers

Morpheus Road: The Light The Black The Blood

Brent Weeks

The Perfect Shadow

The Light Bringer series: The Black Prism The Blinding Knife The Broken Eye

Joel Shepherd

23 Years on Fire

Operation Shield

Originator

Jeanne Duprau

The Diamond of Darkhold

Danielle Trussoni

Angelopolis

Anne Mcaffrey

Dragonsingers

Dragondrums

Maxwell King

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

George R.R. Martin

Any of the Wild Cards Series besides Book 1, and Inside Straight

Paulo Bacigalupi

Shipbreaker

Drowned Cities

Tools of War

The Water Knife

Mira Grant

Feed

Justina Ireland

Dread Nation

Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven

James S.A. Corey

Leviathan Wakes

Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone

Kameron Hurley

The Light Brigade

Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus

Ruthanna Emrys

Winter Tide

Ransom Riggs

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Rachel Hartman

Seraphina

Katherine Addison

The Goblin Emperor

Unspoken Name

Andy Duncan

Agent of Utopia

Neil Gaiman

Good Omens

Ocean at the End of the Lane

Ann Leckie

Ancillary Justice

Cixin Liu

The Three Body Problem

Supernova Era

David Mitchell

The Bone Clocks

Chen Quifan

Waste Tide

N.K Jemisen

The Fifth Season

Lila Bard

A Darker Shade of Magic

Rivers Solomon

An Unkindness of Ghosts

Brooke Bolander

The only Harmless Great Thing

Rena Barron

Kingdom of Souls

S.B. Divya

Contigency Plans for the Apocalypse and Other Possible Situations

Saad Z. Hossain

The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday

Naomi Kritzer

Catfishing on Catnet

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Chris Kluwe

Otaku

*Christopher Paolini*

The Fork, The Witch, and The Worm

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars

Elizabeth Moon

The Deed of Paksenarrion novels

  1. Sheepfarmer's Daughter 
  2. Divided Allegiance 
  3. Oath of Gold

Paladin's Legacy or Legend of Paksenarrion novels

  1. Oath of Fealty 
  2. Kings of the North 
  3. Echoes of Betrayal 
  4. Limits of Power 
  5. Crown of Renewal 

Heris Serrano trilogy

  1. Hunting Party (July 1993)
  2. Sporting Chance (September 1994)
  3. Winning Colors (August 1995)

Esmay Suiza continuation

  1. Once a Hero 
  2. Rules of Engagement 

Suiza and Serrano

  1. Change of Command 
  2. Against the Odds 

Games/Nerd Items

https://magic.wizards.com/en/content/magic-gathering-2019-holiday-gift-guide ( It would be really hard to go wrong with anything from this gift guide, Apparel or stocking stuffers are better than physical cards these days.)

https://www.blizzardgearstore.com/games/world-of-warcraft/murloc-world-of-warcraft-plush-toy/

Magic the Gathering Extra Products

Planechase: Anthology

Archenemy: Nicol Bolas

Explorers of Ixalan (MTG Standalone Product)

Heroes of Dominaria

Tabletop Board/Card Games

World of Warcraft: the Board Game,

Betrayal at House on the Hill,

Android: Netrunner,

Sushi Go!

Catan Starfarers

Art Books

  • The Art of Magic the Gathering: Zendikar
  • The Art of Magic the Gathering: Kaladesh
  • The Art of Magic the Gathering: Amonkhet
  • The Art of Magic the Gathering: Dominaria
  • The Art of Magic the Gathering: Ravnica
  • World of Warcraft Chronicle Volume 1
  • World of Warcraft Chronicle Volume 2
  • World of Warcraft Chronicle Volume 3
  • The Art of World of Warcraft
  • Exploring Azeroth: Eastern Kingdoms

Alita Battle Angel

Replica Damascus Blade ( Small or life size, doesn't matter)

Complete Series Box Set

Model/Action figures (I have the 3 mini-epics from WETA workshop and all the Funco POP! Alita figures), there are some 1/6th scale figures that also look really cool but are super pricey, perhaps a collective gift?

Movies

( I want to own these or need them to complete collections)

The Princess Bride,

X-men: Days of Future Past, X-men: First Class, X-Men - Apocalypse,

*Dead Poet's Society, *Big Hero 6,

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, Star Wars Episode VIII: the Last Jedi, Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker,

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Parts 1 & 2, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Fantastic Beasts The Crimes of Grindelwald,

Tomb Raider(2018), Ready Player One, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Playing With Fire, A Beautiful day in The Neighborhood, Abominable,

John Wick I,II, III

I would be interested in a complete collection of the Marvel Cinematic Universe but that is a lot of movies and I only have just a few right now.

Studio Ghibli Films

( I currently own My Neighbor Totoro, and Castle in the Sky):

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Grave of the Fireflies

Kiki's Delivery Service

Only Yesterday

Porco Rosso

Whisper of the Heart *

Princess Mononoke

Spirited Away

Ponyo

Arrietty

From Up on Poppy Hill

The Wind Rises

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

TV Series( DVD sets)

*Doctor Who: Tenth Doctor(Tennant, Seasons 2-4 of the new series) Eleventh Doctor( Smith, Seasons 5, 6, 7 )Twelfth Doctor (Capaldi,Season 8, 9, 10)

Thirteenth Doctor ( Season 11)

Person of InterestSeasons 1-5

The Librarians

Seasons 1-4

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Complete Collection of the original Series (3 seasons I believe named Water, Earth, Fire)

The Legend of Korra complete series

Clothing

REI Wool socks

Hats- Two lines of thinking, either more curved brim baseball hats like the ones I wear now,

OR I am looking for a formal wear hat to wear for nice occasions with a suit/dress clothes

Miscellaneous

A New Sleeping Bag for Camping

Stuffed Animal/ blankets or pillows: Turtle themes Preferred

https://gear.blizzard.com/us/game/world-of-warcraft/world-of-warcraft-murloc-plushie

https://gear.blizzard.com/us/games/world-of-warcraft/world-of-warcraft-alliance-throw-blanket

https://gear.blizzard.com/us/game/world-of-warcraft/world-of-warcraft-elekk-plushie

Niffler Plushie (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Reflective clothing/LED strips for night walking/biking or a bike light

A New Bike Seat, A whole new bike (heard Police Auctions are great places for lightly used-cheap ones)

If all of the above fails here's a current list of favorite games/shows/things to work with:

World Of Warcraft, StarCraft, Magic the Gathering, Doctor Who, Kingdom Hearts, Avatar:Last Airbender, Sword Art Online, Legend of Korra, Turtles, Armadillos, Angels, Dragons, Kittens, Paladins, Knights, Harry Potter, Alita Battle Angel, Mr. Rogers, Pangolins, Star Wars,