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Month in review

Reviews
Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming
Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
Binky to the Rescue by Ashley Spires
The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets by Nancy Springer
Castle of Shadows by Ellen Renner
A Cat Named Squeeky by Vic Reskovic
Chi's Sweet Home 01 by Kanata Konami
Conrad's Fate by Diana Wynne Jones
Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things by Ted Naifeh
The Days of the King by Filip Florian
The Duckling Gets a Cookie?! by Mo Willems
Fortune Cookies by Albert Bitterman
How to Wash a Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
I Don't Want to Take a Bath by Julie Sykes
I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (audio) edited by John Joseph Abrams
Jam & Honey by Melita Morales
Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Mary's Rainbow by Clementia
Old Man's War by John Scalzi
Owl in Love by Patrice Kindl
The Paper Crane by Molly Bang
Pickles to Pittsburgh by Judi Barrett
Prime Cut by Diane Mott Davidson
Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
The School for Cats by Esther Averill
The Secret Lives of Princesses by Philippe Lechermeier
Silverlicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann
A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
The Wednesdays by Julie Bourbeau

What Am I Reading
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October 22, 2012
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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

Reading Challenges

My Kind of Mystery Reading Challenge 2017 February - January 2017-8



Comments for October in Review

October in Review: 10/31/12

    Rating out of 5 stars (as posted on GoodReads)

    Five Star books:

  1. Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming
  2. The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets by Nancy Springer
  3. Chi's Sweet Home 01 by Kanata Konami
  4. Conrad's Fate by Diana Wynne Jones
  5. Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things by Ted Naifeh
  6. The Duckling Gets a Cookie?! by Mo Willems
  7. I Don't Want to Take a Bath by Julie Sykes
  8. I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
  9. Fortune Cookies by Albert Bitterman
  10. How to Wash a Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
  11. Jam & Honey by Melita Morales
  12. Prime Cut (audio) by Diane Mott Davidson
  13. Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
  14. The Secret Lives of Princesses by Philippe Lechermeier
  15. The Wednesdays by Julie Bourbeau

    Four Star books

  1. Binky to the Rescue by Ashley Spires
  2. Lunch Lady and the Summer Camp Shakedown by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  3. Old Man's War by John Scalzi
  4. The Paper Crane by Molly Bang
  5. Pickles to Pittsburgh by Judi Barrett
  6. The School for Cats by Esther Averill
  7. A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine

    Three Star books

  1. Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
  2. Castle of Shadows by Ellen Renner
  3. A Cat Named Squeeky by Vic Reskovic
  4. The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (audio) edited by John Joseph Abrams
  5. Silverlicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann
    Two Star books
  1. Days of the King by Filip Florian
  2. Owl in Love by Patrice Kindl
  3. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
    One Star books
  1. Mary's Rainbow by Clementia

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Cat Tale by Michael Hall
  2. Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art by Christopher Moore
    Library book
  1. Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII by Chester Nez
  2. Comfort & Joy by Jim Grimsley
  3. Crunch by Leslie Connor
  4. The Curse of the Pharaohs (audio) by Elizabeth Peters
  5. The First Eagle (audio) by Tony Hillerman
  6. Forget-Her-Nots by Amy Brecount White
  7. Ghostland by Jory Strong
  8. How to Wash a Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
  9. Humbug Witch by Lorna Balian
  10. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
  11. If Books Could Kill by Kate Carlisle
  12. Jane Goes Batty by Michael Thomas Ford
  13. Kosher Nation by Sue Fishkoff
  14. A Midsummer Tights Dream by Louise Rennison
  15. Navajo: Visions and Voices Across the Mesa by Shonto Begay
  16. The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder
  17. Roadside Picnic by Arkady Strugatsky
  18. Scored by Lauren McLaughlin
  19. Silent Visions: Discovering Early Hollywood and New York Through the Films of Harold Lloyd by John Bengtson
  20. Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson
  21. The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis
  22. The Trouble with Normal Michael Warner
  23. Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella
    Review copy
  1. Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Promise Part 1 by Gene Luen Yang
  2. Babymouse for President by Jennifer L. Holm
  3. Binky Takes Charge by Ashley Spires
  4. Canadian Cinema Since the 1980s by David L. Pike
  5. The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
  6. Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver
  7. Explorer: The Mystery Boxes by Kazu Kibuishi
  8. Fangbone! Third-Grade Barbarian by Michael Rex
  9. The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan by Maxwell Eaton
  10. Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks
  11. Frostbite: The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead
  12. The Golden Twine by Jo Rioux
  13. Hades: Lord of the Dead by George O'Connor
  14. Her Permanent Record by Jimmy Gownley
  15. Ichiro by Ryan Inzana
  16. Lily Renee, Escape Artist by Trina Robbins
  17. Marzi by Marzena Sowa
  18. Pandemonium by Chris Wooding
  19. Play Ball by Nunzio DeFilippis
  20. The Power of the Parasite by Jennifer L. Holm
  21. Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George
  22. Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary by Keshni Kashyap

5 = all new books, -4 = all to be reads. The goal is to be as close to -4 as possible.

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / Aug 2012

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