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All My Friends Are Still Dead by Avery Monsen and Jory John
Another Kind of Hurricane by Tamara Ellis Smith
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
Doctor Who: The Spear of Destiny by Marcus Sedgwick
Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger
A Female Focus: Great Women Photographers by Margot F. Horwitz
A Finder's Fee by Joyce and Jim Lavene
Flora and the Penguin by Molly Idle
Flying Too High by Kerry Greenwood
The Girl in the Well Is Me by Karen Rivers
The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, & a Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Ian Edginton
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar
The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel by Jess Keating
The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding
Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper
Mission Mumbai by Mahtab Narsimhan
The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King
Mutt's Promise by Julie Salamon
The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale
The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco by Laura DiSilverio
Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley
A Study in Sherlock edited by Laurie R. King
Tailing a Tabby by Laurie Cass
A Taste for Red by Lewis Harris
The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
You're Never Weird on the Internet by Felicia Day

Miscellaneous
The invisible Pokémon Go player
Mind the gap (between reading and reviewing)
On reading diversely
Stop Americanizing imported English language books

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



August in Review: 08/31/16

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Doctor Who: The Spear of Destiny by Marcus Sedgwick
  2. Flora and the Penguin by Molly Idle
  3. The Girl in the Well Is Me by Karen Rivers
  4. Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, & a Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans
  5. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Ian Edginton
  6. Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar
  7. How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel by Jess Keating
  8. Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding
  9. Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper
  10. Mutt's Promise by Julie Salamon
  11. The Readaholics and the Falcon Fiasco by Laura DiSilverio
  12. A Taste for Red by Lewis Harris
  13. Upside-Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. All My Friends Are Still Dead by Avery Monsen and Jory John
  2. A Finder's Fee by Joyce and Jim Lavene
  3. Flying Too High by Kerry Greenwood
  4. The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
  5. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
  6. The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
  7. Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley
  8. A Study in Sherlock edited by Laurie R. King
  9. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
  10. You're Never Weird on the Internet by Felicia Day

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Another Kind of Hurricane by Tamara Ellis Smith
  2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
  3. The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale
  4. Tailing a Tabby by Laurie Cass

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

  1. Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger
  2. A Female Focus: Great Women Photographers by Margot F. Horwitz
  3. Mission Mumbai by Mahtab Narsimhan
  4. The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

    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. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
  2. To Catch a Cheat by Varian Johnson
  3. Dark Days by James Ponti
  4. The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley
  5. Ghostbusters International by Erik Burnham
  6. Hip Hop Family Tree Book 4: 1984-1985 by Ed Piskor
  7. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
  8. The Pharos Gate: Griffin & Sabine's Lost Correspondence by Nick Bantock
  9. Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat by Gary Paulsen
    Research
  1. The Broken Lands by Kate Milford
  2. Lowriders to the Center of the Earth by Cathy Camper
  3. Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs
  4. Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
  5. Waiting for Augusta by Jessica Lawson
    Library book
  1. A Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward by Isaac Metzker
  2. The Blue Star by Tony Earley
  3. The Broken Lands by Kate Milford
  4. Conran on Color by Terence Conran
  5. Courtney Crumrin and the Coven of Mystics by Ted Naifeh
  6. The Ghost of Graylock by Dan Poblocki
  7. Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
  8. I Love Him to Pieces by Evonne Tsang
  9. The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher
  10. Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
  11. Mission Mumbai: A Novel of Sacred Cows, Snakes, and Stolen Toilets by Mahtab Narsimhan
  12. The Neighbors Are Watching by Debra Ginsberg
  13. Nothing Up My Sleeve by Diana López
  14. Over Easy by Mimi Pond
  15. The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde by Shannon Hale
  16. The Sleepover by Jen Malone
  17. The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua
  18. Trainstop by Barbara Lehman
  19. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant
  20. XVI by Julia Karr

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.

5 = all new books, -4 = all to be reads. The goal is to be as close to -4 as possible.
Same data as the above graph, just broken out by year. I'm playing with different ways of visualizing my reading habits.

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / August 2016
Read vs Review by Date for 2016

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