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Month in review

Reviews
Accidental Time Traveller by Janis Mackay
The Big Wander by Will Hobbs
The Black Circle by Patrick Carman
Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
Canadian Cinema Since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World by David L. Pike
The Canary Trainer by Nicholas Meyer
Changeless by Gail Carriger
Escape from Bridezilla by Jacqueline deMontravel
The First Eagle by Tony Hillerman
Fletcher and Zenobia by Edward Gorey
Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King
The Great Desert Race by Betty Baker
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Her Permanent Record by Jimmy Gownley
Lion in the Valley by Elizabeth Peters
The Main Corpse by Diane Mott Davidson
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
My Invisible Boyfriend by Susie Day
Odd Duck by Cecil Castellucci
Ottoline At Sea by Chris Riddell
Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
The Rules by Stacey Kade
The Secret of the Stone Frog by David Nytra
Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City by David Weitzman
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Someday by Charlotte Zolotow
Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
The Twelve Bots of Christmas by Nathan Hale
Who's Seen the Scissors by Fernando Krahn
Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded by John Scalzi

Previous month

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

June in Review: 06/30/13

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. The Big Wander by Will Hobbs
  2. Changeless by Gail Carriger
  3. The First Eagle by Tony Hillerman
  4. The Main Corpse by Diane Mott Davidson
  5. Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
  6. Odd Duck by Cecil Castellucci
  7. Ottoline At Sea by Chris Riddell
  8. The Rules by Stacey Kade
  9. The Secret of the Stone Frog by David Nytra
  10. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  11. Someday by Charlotte Zolotow
  12. Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley

    Four Stars (Good but flawed)

  1. Accidental Time Traveller by Janis Mackay
  2. The Black Circle by Patrick Carman
  3. Canadian Cinema Since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World by David L. Pike
  4. The Canary Trainer by Nicholas Meyer
  5. Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King
  6. Her Permanent Record by Jimmy Gownley
  7. My Invisible Boyfriend by Susie Day
  8. The Twelve Bots of Christmas by Nathan Hale
  9. Who's Seen the Scissors by Fernando Krahn
  10. Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded by John Scalzi

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Fletcher and Zenobia by Edward Gorey
  2. The Great Desert Race by Betty Baker
  3. Lion in the Valley by Elizabeth Peters
  4. Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

    Two Stars (Finished but it was a chore to read)

  1. Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
  2. Great House by Nicole Krauss
  3. Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City by David Weitzman

    One Star (Didn't finish)

  1. Escape from Bridezilla by Jacqueline deMontravel

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. As Simple as It Seems by Sarah Weeks
  2. The Boneshaker (audio) by Kate Milford
  3. Dark Tort (audio) by Diane Mott Davidson
  4. A Dog's Heart (audio) by Mikhail Bulgakov
  5. Doll Bones by Holly Black
  6. Fire (audio) by Kristin Cashore
  7. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
  8. The Monstore by Tara Lazar
  9. The Reckoning (audio) by Kelley Armstrong
  10. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman
  11. Soulless: The Manga, Vol. 1 by Gail Carriger
  12. Their Eyes Were Watching God (audio) by Zora Neale Hurston
  13. Tourmaline by Joanna Scott
    Library book
  1. 1985 by Anthony Burgess
  2. The Case of the Gypsy Good-bye by Nancy Springer
  3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Race Against Time by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  4. Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  5. Jane Vows Vengeance by Michael Thomas Ford
  6. The Journey of Tunuri and the Blue Deer by James Endredy
  7. My Little Round House by Bolormaa Baasansuren
  8. Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson
  9. The Seer of Shadows by Avi
  10. Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
  11. Tatty Ratty by Helen Cooper
  12. A Touch of Gold by Joyce and Jim Lavene
    Review copy
  1. Beating the Lunch Box Blues: Fresh Ideas for Lunches on the Go! by J.M. Hirsch
  2. The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King
  3. The Dogma of Cats for Kids by Debra Snyder
  4. The New Ghostbusters Volume 1 by Erik Burnham
  5. Peek-A-Boo Monsters by Charles Reasoner
  6. Trash Can Days: A Middle School Saga by Teddy Steinkellner

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 / June 2013

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