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Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle
Blair's Attic by Joseph C. Lincoln
Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems
The Case of the Gypsy Good-bye by Nancy Springer
The Complete Guide to Digital Photography (2nd edition) by Michael Freeman
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Death Masks by Jim Butcher
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Ghostbusters, Volume 6: Trains, Brains, and Ghostly Remains by Erik Burnham
Gracias / Thanks by Pat Mora
The Great EB: the Story of the Encyclopaedia Britannica by Herman Kogan
How to be a Baby ... By Me, the Big Sister by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Ink by Amanda Sun
Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
Japanese Aesthetics and Anime: The Influence of Tradition by Dani Cavallaro
Julia, Child by Kyo Maclear
Let's Say Hi to Friends Who Fly! by Mo Willems The Long Mars by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
The Loud Book! by Deborah Underwood
The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg
Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson
Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
Sketchtravel by Gerald Guerlais
Socksquatch by Frank W. Dormer
Unfed by Kirsty McKay
University by Bentley Little
Voltron Force Volume 4: Rise of the Beast King by Brian Smith
xxxHolic Volume 16 by CLAMP
xxxHolic Volume 17 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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October in Review: 10/31/14

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle
  2. Blair's Attic by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. The Case of the Gypsy Good-bye by Nancy Springer
  4. Death Masks by Jim Butcher
  5. How to be a Baby ... By Me, the Big Sister by Sally Lloyd-Jones
  6. Ink by Amanda Sun
  7. Julia, Child by Kyo Maclear
  8. The Long Mars by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
  9. The Loud Book! by Deborah Underwood
  10. Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson
  11. Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
  12. Sketchtravel by Gerald Guerlais
  13. Unfed by Kirsty McKay
  14. Voltron Force Volume 4: Rise of the Beast King by Brian Smith
  15. xxxHolic Volume 16 by CLAMP
  16. xxxHolic Volume 17 by CLAMP

    Four Stars (Good but flawed)

  1. Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems
  2. The Complete Guide to Digital Photography (2nd edition) by Michael Freeman
  3. Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
  4. Ghostbusters, Volume 6: Trains, Brains, and Ghostly Remains by Erik Burnham
  5. Gracias / Thanks by Pat Mora
  6. Japanese Aesthetics and Anime: The Influence of Tradition by Dani Cavallaro
  7. Let's Say Hi to Friends Who Fly! by Mo Willems
  8. The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius by Jan Greenberg
  9. Socksquatch by Frank W. Dormer

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  2. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  3. The Great EB: the Story of the Encyclopaedia Britannica by Herman Kogan
  4. Jalna by Mazo de la Roche
  5. Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson

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

    One Star (Didn't finish)

  1. University by Bentley Little

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Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Amulet, Vol. 6: Escape From Lucien by Kazu Kibuishi
  2. Bird & Squirrel on Ice by James Burks
  3. Bird Cat Dog by Lee Nordling
  4. Breath of Bones: A Tale of the Golem by Steve Niles
  5. Comics Squad: Recess! by Jennifer L. Holm
  6. Dragon Girl: The Secret Valley by Jeff Weigel
  7. The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Volume 1 by Neil Gaiman
  8. Hilda and the Black Hound by Luke Pearson
  9. In Real Life by Cory Doctorow
  10. The Isobel Journal by Isobel Harrop
  11. Maddy Kettle: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch by Eric Orchard
  12. Neurocomic by Hana Ros
  13. A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny
  14. The Rising by Kelley Armstrong
  15. Satan's Prep: A Graphic Novel by Gabe Guarente
  16. Shackleton: Antarctic Odyssey by Nick Bertozzi
  17. The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang
  18. Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History by Joel Christian Gill
  19. The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth by Ian Lendler
  20. Through the Woods by Emily Carroll
  21. The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff
  22. Wild Ocean: Sharks, Whales, Rays, and Other Endangered Sea Creatures by Matt Dembicki
  23. The Wrenchies by Farel Dalrymple
    Library book
  1. Aviary Wonders Inc. Spring Catalog and Instruction Manual by Kate Samworth
  2. Cat In The City by Julie Salamon
  3. The Cute Girl Network by M.K. Reed
  4. The Dumbest Idea Ever! by Jimmy Gownley
  5. The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  6. Fran by Jim Woodring
  7. Gaijin: American Prisoner of War by Matt Faulkner
  8. Happy Birthday, Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm
  9. The Harlem Hellfighters by Max Brooks and Caanan White
  10. Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust by Loc Dauvillier
  11. In the Shadows by Kiersten White
  12. The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan
  13. Level Up by Gene Luen Yang
  14. Lunch Lady and the Schoolwide Scuffle by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  15. Potential by Ariel Schrag
  16. Red Eye, Black Eye by K. Thor Jensen
  17. The River by Alessandro Sanna
  18. The Summer of Love by Debbie Drechsler
  19. This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
  20. Ukulele Hayley by Judy Cox
  21. Yotsuba&!, Vol. 10 by Kiyohiko Azuma
  22. Yotsuba&!, Vol. 11 by Kiyohiko Azuma
    Review copy
  1. The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale

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 2014
Read vs Review by Date - January / October 2014

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