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All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
The Arctic Marauder by Jacques Tardi
Babymouse: Monster Mash by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
Born to Rule by Kathryn Lasky
Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos
City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems
The Conductor by Laëtitia Devernay
Fullmetal Alchemist 21 by Hiromu Arakawa
Fullmetal Alchemist 22 by Hiromu Arakawa
Fullmetal Alchemist 23 by Hiromu Arakawa
Funny How Things Change by Melissa Wyatt
Geektastic edited by Holly Black
Helen of Pasadena by Lian Dolan
The High Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate by Scott Nash
The Hole in the Wall by Lisa Rowe Fraustino
Images of Nature: The Photographs of Thomas D. Mangelsen by Charles Craighead
Just Like Bossy Bear by David Horvath
The Library by Sarah Stewart
The Lost Art of Reading by David L. Ulin
NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society by Michael Buckley
Oh. My. Gods. by Tera Lynn Childs
Once in a Lifetime by Cathy Kelly
Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg
Punished! by David Lubar
Seeds of Change by Jen Cullerton Johnson
Sticky Burr: Adventures in Burrwood Forest by John Lechner
Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle 06 by CLAMP
When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
xxxHolic Volume 12 by CLAMP

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



Comments for Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Volume 6

Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Volume 6: 01/18/14

cover artTsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Volume 6 by CLAMP is thematically linked with volumes 9 through 11 of xxxHolic. The crew is still in the land of Oto, running the bakery and killing Oni as they look for Sakura's feather.

In training and living in Oto, it becomes apparent that things might not be what they seem. Discussions though with Yuko don't reveal anything except that she expects them to call her more often and send gifts! The local Oto authorities aren't much help either.

The land of Oto plot was the first story arc in the series where I really started to get into the manga for its own merits, instead of reading it as an extension of xxxHolic.

Fans of other CLAMP series will recognize some familiar faces.

Four stars

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