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Month in review

Reviews
Another Brother by Matthew Cordell
Bad Houses by Sara Ryan
The Boneshaker by Kate Milford
Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver
Dark Tort by Diane Mott Davidson
Desert Gold by Zane Grey
Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon
The Fairy Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley
Fire by Kristin Cashore
The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan by Maxwell Eaton
Heartless by Gail Carriger
In the Night Garden by Catherynne M. Valente
Know the Parts of a Book by Janet Piehl
Lily Renee, Escape Artist by Trina Robbins
The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman
Mr. Puzzle Super Collection! by Chris Eliopoulos
My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman
The New Ghostbusters Volume 1 by Erik Burnham
No Ordinary Owl by Lauraine Snelling and Kathleen Damp Wright
Peek-a-Boo Monsters by Charles Reasoner
The Pirate's Eye by Guy Bass
The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong
Rin Tin Tin's Rinty by Julie Campbell
Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman
The Shadow King by Jo Marchant
Tankborn by Karen Sandler
Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep! by Mo Willems
Unraveling Freedom by Ann Bausum
The Very Big Carrot by Satoe Tone
Watch Me Throw the Ball by Mo Willems

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



Comments

November in Review: 11/30/13

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. The Boneshaker by Kate Milford
  2. Dark Tort by Diane Mott Davidson
  3. Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver
  4. The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Evil Penguin Plan by Maxwell Eaton
  5. Heartless by Gail Carriger
  6. My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman
  7. The New Ghostbusters Volume 1 by Erik Burnham
  8. Peek-a-Boo Monsters by Charles Reasoner
  9. The Pirate's Eye by Guy Bass
  10. The Very Big Carrot by Satoe Tone

    Four Stars (Good but flawed)

  1. Another Brother by Matthew Cordell
  2. Bad Houses by Sara Ryan
  3. The Fairy Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley
  4. In the Night Garden by Catherynne M. Valente
  5. Know the Parts of a Book by Janet Piehl
  6. The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman
  7. No Ordinary Owl by Lauraine Snelling and Kathleen Damp Wright
  8. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong
  9. Rin Tin Tin's Rinty by Julie Campbell
  10. Sacred Clowns by Tony Hillerman
  11. The Shadow King by Jo Marchant
  12. Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep! by Mo Willems
  13. Watch Me Throw the Ball by Mo Willems

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon
  2. Lily Renee, Escape Artist by Trina Robbins
  3. Mr. Puzzle Super Collection! by Chris Eliopoulos
  4. Unraveling Freedom by Ann Bausum

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

  1. Fire by Kristin Cashore

    One Star (Didn't finish)

  1. Desert Gold by Zane Grey
  2. Tankborn by Karen Sandler

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. The Arncliffe Puzzle by Gordon Holmes
  2. Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search, Part 3 by Gene Luen Yang
  3. Bigger than a Bread Box by Laurel Snyder
  4. Bones Never Lie by Elizabeth MacLeod
  5. The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson
  6. Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays by Brad Wolfe
  7. The Brontë Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef
  8. Bullying Under Attack: True Stories Written by Teen Victims, Bullies + Bystanders by John Meyer
  9. The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom
  10. Code Name Pauline by Pearl Witherington Cornioley
  11. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
  12. Grave Peril by Jim Butcher
  13. Home Front Girl by Joan Wehlen Morrison
  14. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats by Francesco Marciuliano
  15. Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II by Martin W. Sandler
  16. Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked by Barbara Park
  17. The Lies That Bind by Kate Carlisle
  18. The Long War by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
  19. Looks Like Daylight by Deborah Ellis
  20. Mary-'Gusta by Joseph C. Lincoln
  21. Operation Redwood by S. Terrell French
  22. Women Aviators by Karen Bush Gibson
    Library book
  1. Becoming Ben Franklin by Russell Freedman
  2. Catty Jane Who Hated the Rain by Valeri Gorbachev
  3. Cherries and Cherry Pits by Vera B. Williams
  4. Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale
  5. Simon's Cat in Kitten Chaos by Simon Tofield
  6. The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock by Bill Peet
  7. Tommysaurus Rex by Doug TenNapel
  8. Voltron Force, Vol. 6: True Colors by Brian Smith
  9. Your Food Is Fooling You by David A. Kessler
    Review copy
  1. Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves by E. Kristin Anderson
  2. Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices by Mitali Perkins
  3. The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin
  4. Turn Left at the Cow by Lisa Bullard
  5. A Wounded Name by Dot Hutchison

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 / November 2013
Read vs Review by Date - Jan / November 2013

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