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Month in review

Reviews
The Arcanum by Thomas Wheeler
Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? by Louise Rennison
Athena by George O'Connor
Bagelmania by Mountain Lion Books
Bird by Zetta Elliott
Busy Woman Seeks Wife by Annie Sanders
The Clock Without a Face by Gus Twintig
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli
Doctor Who: The Ripper by Tony Lee
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
Fullmetal Alchemist 11 by Hiromu Arakawa
Going Around the Sun by Marianne Berkes
How to Survive a Killer Seance by Penny Warner
Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford
Once Upon a Starry Night by Jacqueline Mitton
The Pepins and Their Problems by Polly Horvath
Pieces for the Left Hand by J. Robert Lennon
Pining to Be Human by Richard Bowes
Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson
Pride and Prejudice (audio) by Jane Austen
Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
Slog's Dad by David Almond and Dave McKean
"Stand Back," Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze!" by Patricia Thomas
Steinbeck's Ghost by Lewis Buzbee
Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh by R.L. LaFevers
The Train by Georges Simenon
Twin Spica 03 by Kou Yaginuma
Under the Night Sky by Amy Lundebrek
The Writing Circle by Corinne Demas
xxxHolic 05 by CLAMP

Misc
Mount TBR 2012 What are you reading? (November 07)
What are you reading? (November 14)
What are you reading? (November 21)
What are you reading? (November 28)

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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 2011 in Review

November in Review: 11/30/11

Books reviewed this month

    Rating out of 5 stars (as posted on GoodReads)

    Five Stars:

  1. Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? by Louise Rennison
  2. Fullmetal Alchemist 11 by Hiromu Arakawa
  3. How to Survive a Killer Seance by Penny Warner
  4. Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh by R.L. LaFevers
  5. Twin Spica 03 by Kou Yaginuma
  6. Under the Night Sky by Amy Lundebrek
  7. xxxHolic 05 by CLAMP

    Four Stars:

  1. Bagelmania by Mountain Lion Books
  2. Busy Woman Seeks Wife by Annie Sanders
  3. Doctor Who: The Ripper by Tony Lee
  4. Going Around the Sun by Marianne Berkes
  5. Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford
  6. Once Upon a Starry Night by Jacqueline Mitton
  7. Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson
  8. Pride and Prejudice (audio) by Jane Austen
  9. Slog's Dad by David Almond and Dave McKean
  10. "Stand Back," Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze!" by Patricia Thomas

    Three Stars:

  1. Athena by George O'Connor
  2. Bird by Zetta Elliott
  3. The Clock Without a Face by Gus Twintig
  4. The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli
  5. Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
  6. The Pepins and Their Problems by Polly Horvath
  7. Pieces for the Left Hand by J. Robert Lennon
  8. Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
  9. The Train by Georges Simenon
  10. The Writing Circle by Corinne Demas

    Two Stars:

  1. Pining to Be Human by Richard Bowes

    One Star:

  1. The Arcanum by Thomas Wheeler
  2. Steinbeck's Ghost by Lewis Buzbee
Genre Source

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection

  1. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
  2. How to Party with a Killer Vampire by Penny Warner
  3. How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack by Chuck Sambuchino
  4. Angels by Marian Keyes
  5. A Pig Named Perrier by Elizabeth Spurr
  6. Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
  7. White Cat (audio) by Holly Black

    Library books

  1. 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up by Julia Eccleshare
  2. The Bear and the Fly by Paula Winter
  3. The Blessing Way (audio) by Tony Hillerman
  4. The Bountiful Cow by Helen Manley Czaja
  5. A Cat Named Squeeky by Vic Reskovic
  6. Clink by Kelly DiPucchio
  7. Fablehaven by Brandon Mull (audio)
  8. Fletcher and Zenobia by Edward Gorey
  9. Flood and Fire by Emily Diamand
  10. Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 26 by Hiromu Arakawa
  11. The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (audio) by Catherynne M. Valente
  12. Gracie, The Lighthouse Cat by Ruth Brown
  13. The Hole in the Wall by Lisa Rowe Fraustino
  14. Imagine a Day by Sarah L. Thomson
  15. Imagine a Night by Sarah L. Thomson
  16. The King Who Rained by Fred Gwynne
  17. Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  18. Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  19. The Mermaid's Mirror by L.K. Madigan
  20. Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India by Gerald McDermott
  21. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  22. The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger
  23. Sarah Emma Edmonds Was a Great Pretender by Carrie Jones
  24. Small Steps by Louis Sachar
  25. Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever by Joel Derfner
  26. Wow! Ocean! by Robert Neubecker
  27. Yam by Corey Barba

    Review copy

  1. The Damned Highway by Nick Mamatas, Brian Keene
  2. The Phantom Limb by William Sleator
  3. Tankborn by Karen Sandler

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Comment #1: Thursday, December, 1, 2011 at 10:56:35

Freda

Happy December reading!



Comment #2: Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 23:33:05

Pussreboots

Thank you. I am looking forward to some fun reading after the semester ends.