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Month in review

Reviews:
All Meat Looks Like South America by Bruce McCall
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
The Black Island by Georges Remi Hergé
The Blues of Flats Brown by Walter Dean Myers
The Bungalow Mystery (Nancy Drew #3) by Carolyn Keene
The Cave by Steve McGill
Chicka Chicka 123 by Bill Martin Jr. and Lois Ehlert
A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold
Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron
Duck in a Truck by Jez Alborough
Enemies and Allies by Kevin J. Anderson
Frozen Tears by Mary Ann MacAfee
Haven Stones: The Last Unicorn by Richard Carbajal
Humanism for Parents — Parenting without Religion by Sean Curley
Hurricane by Arnaldo Ricciulli
I Spy Christmas by Jean Marzollo
If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss
Immortality Inc. by Robert Sheckley
Mars: The Red Planet by Isaac Asimov
Monsters! Draw Your Own Mutants, Freaks & Creeps by Jay Stephens
North from Calcutta by Duane Evans
Perseverance: True Voices of Cancer Survivors by Carolyn Rubenstein
Read Me edited by Gaby Morgan
Resonance by A. J. Scudiere
Right to Remain Silent by Penny Warner
Sahwira: An African Friendship by Carolyn Marsden
The Shining by Stephen King
Son of the Great River by Elijah Meeks
The Sun by Ralph Winrich
Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
That's Not My Dinosaur by Fionna Watt
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
What the Hell is a Groom and What's He Supposed to Do? by John Mitchell
Wolf Willow by Wallace Stegner
You Suck by Christopher Moore
Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
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Rating System

5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

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Comments for November in Review

November in Review: 11/30/09

November I continued with my randomized approach to reading and reviewing. Interestingly this month that process put the focus on my personal collection and books from the library. I did however post my thoughts on ten books sent for review.

Rating out of 5 stars (as posted on GoodReads)

Five Stars

  1. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis library book
  2. The Blues of Flats Brown by Walter Dean Myers library book
  3. Enemies and Allies by Kevin J. Anderson review copy
  4. I Spy Christmas by Jean Marzollo personal collection
  5. Immortality Inc. by Robert Sheckley personal collection
  6. Monsters! Draw Your Own Mutants, Freaks & Creeps by Jay Stephens personal collection
  7. Right to Remain Silent by Penny Warner personal collection
  8. The Shining by Stephen King personal collection
  9. That's Not My Dinosaur by Fionna Watt personal collection
  10. Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll personal collection
  11. You Suck by Christopher Moore personal collection
  12. Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin library book

Four Stars

  1. All Meat Looks Like South America by Bruce McCall personal collection
  2. The Bungalow Mystery (Nancy Drew #3) by Carolyn Keene libary book
  3. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron personal collection
  4. Duck in a Truck by Jez Alborough personal collection
  5. Frozen Tears by Mary Ann MacAfee review copy
  6. If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss personal collection
  7. Read Me edited by Gaby Morgan bookcrossing
  8. Son of the Great River by Elijah Meeks review copy
  9. The Sun by Ralph Winrich library book
  10. Swann's Way by Marcel Proust personal collection
  11. What the Hell is a Groom and What's He Supposed to Do? by John Mitchell personal collection

Three Stars

  1. The Black Island by Georges Remi Hergé library book
  2. The Cave by Steve McGill review copy
  3. Chicka Chicka 123 by Bill Martin Jr. and Lois Ehlert library book
  4. Haven Stones: The Last Unicorn by Richard Carbajal review copy
  5. Humanism for Parents — Parenting without Religion by Sean Curley review copy
  6. Hurricane by Arnaldo Ricciulli review copy
  7. Mars: The Red Planet by Isaac Asimov personal collection
  8. Perseverance: True Voices of Cancer Survivors by Carolyn Rubenstein
  9. Resonance by A. J. Scudiere review copy

Two Stars

  1. North from Calcutta by Duane Evans review copy
  2. Wolf Willow by Wallace Stegner library book

One Star

  1. A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold library book
  2. Sahwira: An African Friendship by Carolyn Marsden
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