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Month in review

Reviews
American Road by Pete Davies
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow Part Three by Gene Luen Yang
Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L.A. Meyer
Dead Air by Michelle Schusterman
Dear Hank Williams by Kimberly Willis Holt
Digital Photographer's Handbook by Tom Ang
Doctor Who: The Nameless City by Michael Scott
Everything's Amazing [sort of] by Liz Pichon
Extraordinary Jane by Hannah E. Harrison
Fed, White, and Blue: Finding America with My Fork by Simon Majumdar
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle
Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Delisle
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
The Last Days of California by Mary Miller
The Locksmith issue 2 by Terrance Grace
The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames
The Marvels by Brian Selznick
The Mystery of the Scarlet Rose by Irene Adler
The Numberlys by William Joyce
PopCo by Scarlett Thomas
Reading Up a Storm by Eva Gates
Red Knit Cap Girl by Naoko Stoop
Romance of the Road by Ronald Primeau
Rutabaga the Adventure Chef: Book 2: Feasts of Fury by Eric Colossal
The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro
Thai Die by Monica Ferris
Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

Miscellaneous
How I spend my time
I don't only post reviews
On leveled reading — or leveled reading didn't make me a life long reader
On reading ebooks and digital fatigue
Twenty-nine years of being a reader
What are my thoughts on audiobooks?

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



June in Review: 06/30/16

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Smoke and Shadow Part Three by Gene Luen Yang
  2. Dead Air by Michelle Schusterman
  3. Extraordinary Jane by Hannah E. Harrison
  4. The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
  5. The Locksmith issue 2 by Terrance Grace
  6. The Mystery of the Scarlet Rose by Irene Adler
  7. PopCo by Scarlett Thomas
  8. Reading Up a Storm by Eva Gates
  9. Rutabaga the Adventure Chef: Book 2: Feasts of Fury by Eric Colossal
  10. The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
  11. Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
  12. A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

    Four Stars (Good but flawed)

  1. Doctor Who: The Nameless City by Michael Scott
  2. Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Delisle
  3. Thai Die by Monica Ferris

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L.A. Meyer
  2. The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle
  3. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  4. The Last Days of California by Mary Miller
  5. The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames
  6. The Numberlys by William Joyce
  7. Romance of the Road by Ronald Primeau
  8. Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

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

  1. American Road by Pete Davies
  2. Dear Hank Williams by Kimberly Willis Holt
  3. Digital Photographer's Handbook by Tom Ang
  4. Fed, White, and Blue: Finding America with My Fork by Simon Majumdar
  5. The Marvels by Brian Selznick
  6. Red Knit Cap Girl by Naoko Stoop

    One Star (Didn't finish)

  1. Everything's Amazing [sort of] by Liz Pichon

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. All My Friends Are Still Dead by Avery Monsen
  2. Doctor Who 4: The Roots of Evil by Philip Reeve
  3. Jem and The Holograms #1: Showtime by Kelly Thompson
  4. The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly
  5. The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks
  6. Peril in Paperback by Kate Carlisle
  7. A Pug's Tale by Alison Pace
  8. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
    Research
  1. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Over the Moon by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  2. Far from Fair by Elana K. Arnold
  3. The Inn Between by Marina Cohen
  4. Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding
    Library book
  1. Arnold of the Ducks by Mordicai Gerstein
  2. Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis
  3. Black Cats and Evil Eyes: A Book of Old-Fashioned Superstitions by Chloe Rhodes
  4. Blood and Circuses by Kerry Greenwood
  5. Born with Teeth by Kate Mulgrew
  6. Candor by Pam Bachorz
  7. Captain Coconut and the Case of the Missing Bananas by Anushka Ravishankar
  8. Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
  9. Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger
  10. Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter
  11. Finder Library by Carla Speed McNeil
  12. The Girl in the Well is Me by Karen Rivers
  13. Hopeless, Maine 1: Personal Demons by Nimue Brown
  14. Mutt's Promise by Julie Salamon
  15. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #2: Rainbow Dash by Ryan K. Lindsay
  16. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #5: Pinkie Pie by Ted Anderson
  17. Oh! by Kevin Henkes
  18. On Mother's Lap by Ann Herbert Scott
  19. Pantomime by Laura Lam
  20. The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale
  21. Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World by Bryan Lee O'Malley
  22. Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley
  23. The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  24. Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block

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 / June 2016
Read vs Review by Date for 2016

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