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Reviews
Adventures of Rusty & Ginger Fox by Tim Ostermeyer
Anton and Cecil: Cats at Sea by Lisa Martin
Bird & Squirrel on the Run by James Burks
The Calling by Kelley Armstrong
Crunch Time by Diane Mott Davidson
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
Daylight Moonlight by Matt Patterson
Demons are a Ghoul's Best Friend by Victoria Laurie
The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Gringa in a Strange Land by Linda Dahl
I Love My New Toy! by Mo Willems
I Thought You Were Dead: A Love Story by Pete Nelson
Ill Wind by Nevada Barr
Into the Unknown by Stewart Ross
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Naomi and the Horse-Flavored T-Shirt by Dan Boehl
Nicking Time by T. Traynor
Phantom Eyes by Scott Tracey
Rifka Takes a Bow by Rebecca Rosenberg Perlov
School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins
So Thick the Fog by Catherine Pomeroy Stewart
Storm Warning by Linda Sue Park
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
This Happy Place: Living the Good Life in America by Bentz Plagemann
The Time Fetch by Amy Herrick
A Timely Vision by Joyce Lavene and Jim Lavene
Tourmaline by Joanna Scott
Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan
What Color Is My World? by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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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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October in Review: 10/31/13

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. The Calling by Kelley Armstrong
  2. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  3. I Love My New Toy! by Mo Willems
  4. Into the Unknown by Stewart Ross
  5. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
  6. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
  7. Rifka Takes a Bow by Rebecca Rosenberg Perlov
  8. School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins
  9. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  10. A Timely Vision by Joyce Lavene and Jim Lavene

    Four Stars (Good but flawed)

  1. Adventures of Rusty & Ginger Fox by Tim Ostermeyer
  2. Daylight Moonlight by Matt Patterson
  3. Demons are a Ghoul's Best Friend by Victoria Laurie
  4. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  5. Ill Wind by Nevada Barr
  6. Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan
  7. What Color Is My World? by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Anton and Cecil: Cats at Sea by Lisa Martin
  2. Crunch Time by Diane Mott Davidson
  3. The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard
  4. I Thought You Were Dead: A Love Story by Pete Nelson
  5. Naomi and the Horse-Flavored T-Shirt by Dan Boehl
  6. Phantom Eyes by Scott Tracey
  7. Storm Warning by Linda Sue Park

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

  1. Nicking Time by T. Traynor
  2. So Thick the Fog by Catherine Pomeroy Stewart
  3. This Happy Place: Living the Good Life in America by Bentz Plagemann
  4. The Time Fetch by Amy Herrick

    One Star (Didn't finish)

  1. Gringa in a Strange Land by Linda Dahl
  2. Tourmaline by Joanna Scott

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Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Bad Girls: Sirens, Jezebels, Murderesses, Thieves, & Other Female Villains by Jane Yolen
  2. Day of Doom (audio) by David Baldacci
  3. The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente
  4. How to Tail a Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
  5. Inferno by Dan Brown
  6. Mr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner
  7. Night Soldiers (audio) by Alan Furst
  8. "The President Has Been Shot!": The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. Swanson
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  10. Touchstone by Laurie R. King
  11. Zak's Lunch by Margie Palatini
    Library book
  1. 3 Below (audio) by Patrick Carman
  2. Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat
  3. Happy Families by Tanita S. Davis
  4. The Magic Paintbrush by Laurence Yep
  5. Mog's Christmas by Judith Kerr
  6. Unicorns? Get Real! by Kathryn Lasky
  7. Unthinkable by Nancy Werlin
  8. Voltron Force, Vol. 4: Rise of the Beast King by Brian Smith
  9. Voltron Force, Vol. 5: Dragon Dawn by Brian Smith
    Review copy
  1. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley
  2. Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty by Tonya Bolden
  3. I Am Pusheen the Cat by Claire Belton
  4. On the Road to Mr. Mineo's (audio) by Barbara O'Connor
  5. A Question of Magic by E.D. Baker

5 = all new books, -4 = all to be reads. The goal is to be as close to -4 as possible.
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 / October 2013
Read vs Review by Date - Jan / October 2013

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