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Month in review

Reviews
Across the Continent by The Lincoln Highway by Effie Price Gladding
The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights by John Steinbeck
Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief by Maurice Leblanc
Baby Driver: A Story About Myself by Jan Kerouac
Blackwork by Monica Ferris
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Buttons and Bones by Monica Ferris
Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
The Colossus of Roads: Myth and Symbol Along the American Highway by Karal Ann Marling
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff
Far from Fair by Elana K. Arnold
Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy by Susan Vaught
The Friendship Riddle by Megan Frazer Blakemore
The Inn Between by Marina Cohen
The Isle by Jordana Frankel Jem and The Holograms 1 by Kelly Thompson
Kissing in America by Margo Rabb
The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly
The Missing Ink by Karen E. Olson
Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson
The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks
No Ghouls Allowed by Victoria Laurie
Painting with a Lens by Rod Deutschmann and Robin Deutschmann
Photography of Natural Things by Freeman Patterson
Splat and the Cool School Trip by Rob Scotton
Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave by Jen White
Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley
Umbrella by Taro Yashima The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire
The Ward by Jordana Frankel
The Woman-Haters by Joseph C. Lincoln

Miscellaneous
My life as a teenage book addict, or, Sarah becomes a reader
Playing Pokémon Go as a parent
The terrible previews before Ghostbusters

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



July in Review: 07/31/16

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway by Effie Price Gladding
  2. Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
  3. Buttons and Bones by Monica Ferris
  4. Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
  5. Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff
  6. Far from Fair by Elana K. Arnold
  7. The Friendship Riddle by Megan Frazer Blakemore
  8. The Inn Between by Marina Cohen
  9. Jem and The Holograms 1 by Kelly Thompson
  10. The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly
  11. The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks
  12. No Ghouls Allowed by Victoria Laurie
  13. Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave by Jen White
  14. Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley
  15. The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire

    Four Stars (Good but flawed)

  1. Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief by Maurice Leblanc
  2. Blackwork by Monica Ferris
  3. The Missing Ink by Karen E. Olson
  4. Umbrella by Taro Yashima
  5. The Ward by Jordana Frankel
  6. The Woman-Haters by Joseph C. Lincoln

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights by John Steinbeck
  2. Baby Driver: A Story About Myself by Jan Kerouac
  3. The Colossus of Roads: Myth and Symbol Along the American Highway by Karal Ann Marling
  4. Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy by Susan Vaught
  5. The Isle by Jordana Frankel
  6. Painting with a Lens by Rod Deutschmann and Robin Deutschmann
  7. Photography of Natural Things by Freeman Patterson
  8. Splat and the Cool School Trip by Rob Scotton

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

  1. Kissing in America by Margo Rabb
  2. Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson

    One Star (Didn't finish)

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
  2. For Today I Am a Boy by Kim Fu
  3. Glimmerglass by Jenna Black
  4. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
  5. I Say Tomato by Katie Wall
  6. The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King
  7. The Readaholics and the Poirot Puzzle by Laura DiSilverio
  8. Secondhand Souls by Christopher Moore
    Research
  1. Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar
    Library book
  1. Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
  2. Before There Was Mozart by Lesa Cline-Ransome
  3. Country Matters by Michael Korda
  4. Flotsametrics and the Floating World by Curtis Ebbesmeyer
  5. Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms by Lissa Evans
  6. No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe
  7. Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett
  8. Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl
  9. The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
  10. Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
  11. Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older
  12. Show Me a Story! by Leonard S. Marcus
  13. Ten Things We Did by Sarah Mlynowski

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 / July 2016
Read vs Review by Date for 2016

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