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Month in review

Reviews
Al Capone Shines My Shoes (audio) by Gennifer Choldenko
Alameda County Breeding Bird Atlas by Bob Richmond
The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar
Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
Born on a Blue Day (audio) by Daniel Tammet
Croak by Gina Damico
Dr. Seuss: The Cat Behind the Hat by Caroline W. Smith
Dreaming in Hindi by Katherine Russell Rich
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen by Geraldine McCaughrean
The Googlization of Everything by Siva Vaidhyanathan
Ida B. (audio) by Katherine Hannigan
In Memory of the Map by Christopher Norment
The Legend of the Ghost Dog by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
Lost Cities by Dale Peck
The Lowdown on Denim by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
The Mermaid's Mirror by LK Madigan
The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic ... but Didn't! by Tim Maltin
Outside In by Maria V. Snyder
Penny Dreadful by Laurel Snyder
The Pirate's Daughter by Robert Girardi
Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean
Square Cat by Elizabeth Schoonmaker
Stitches by David Small
Swahili for the Broken-Hearted by Peter Moore
Swish by Joel Derfner
Twin Spica 07 by Kou Yaginuma
Where is Tippy Toes? by Betsy Lewin

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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: 11/30/12

    Rating out of 5 stars (as posted on GoodReads)

    Five Star books:

  1. Dr. Seuss: The Cat Behind the Hat by Caroline W. Smith
  2. The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen by Geraldine McCaughrean
  3. Ida B. by Katherine Hannigan
  4. Lost Cities by Dale Peck
  5. The Moffats by Eleanor Estes
  6. 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic ... but Didn't! by Tim Maltin
  7. Outside In by Maria V. Snyder
  8. Penny Dreadful by Laurel Snyder
  9. Square Cat by Elizabeth Schoonmaker
  10. Stitches by David Small
  11. Twin Spica 07 by Kou Yaginuma

    Four Star books

  1. Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet
  2. The Mermaid's Mirror by LK Madigan
  3. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
  4. Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean
  5. Swahili for the Broken-Hearted by Peter Moore
  6. Swish by Joel Derfner
  7. Where is Tippy Toes? by Betsy Lewin

    Three Star books

  1. Al Capone Shines My Shoes by Gennifer Choldenko
  2. Alameda County Breeding Bird Atlas by Bob Richmond
  3. The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar
  4. Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
  5. Dreaming in Hindi by Katherine Russell Rich
  6. The Legend of the Ghost Dog by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
  7. The Lowdown on Denim by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
  8. The Pirate's Daughter by Robert Girardi
    Two Star books
  1. Croak by Gina Damico
  2. The Googlization of Everything by Siva Vaidhyanathan
  3. In Memory of the Map by Christopher Norment
    One Star books
  1. The Alchemyst by Michael Scott

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. How to Dine on Killer Wine by Penny Warner
    Library book
  1. Airborn (audio) by Kenneth Oppel
  2. Beyond the Grave (audio) by Jude Watson
  3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  4. The Black Circle (audio) by Patrick Carman
  5. Born to Rule by Kathryn Lasky
  6. The Confidence-Man by Herman Melville
  7. Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott
  8. Little Blog on the Prairie by Cathleen Davitt Bell
  9. Me, Myself and Why? by MaryJanice Davidson
  10. The Mummy Case by Elizabeth Peters
  11. Sea Change by Aimee Friedman
  12. Skeleton Man by Tony Hillerman
  13. Stiltsville by Susanna Daniel
  14. Three Black Swans by Caroline B. Cooney
  15. Trash by Andy Mulligan
  16. Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
    Review copy
  1. Baby's in Black by Arne Bellstorf
  2. A Bride's Story, Vol. 3 by Kaoru Mori
  3. Dance Class: So, You Think You Can Hip-Hop by Béka
  4. Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll, Vol. 1 by Yumi Tsukirino
  5. The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Fishy Business by Maxwell Eaton III
  6. Ghouls Gone Wild by Victoria Laurie
  7. Giants Beware! by Jorge Aguirre
  8. Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson
  9. Into the Woods by J. Torres
  10. Legends of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
  11. Little White Duck: A Childhood in China by Na Liu and Andrés Vera Martínez
  12. Rooftop Cat by Frank Le Gall
  13. The Shark King by R. Kikuo Johnson
  14. That One Spooky Night by Dan Bar-el
  15. Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm
  16. Voltron Force, Vol. 1: Shelter from the Storm by Brian Smith
  17. A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel adapted by Hope Larson

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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