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All Four Stars by Tara Dairman
The Amazing Crafty Cat by Charise Mericle Harper
The Best Man by Richard Peck
Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Andersen
Bloom by Doreen Cronin
Candor by Pam Bachorz
The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase by Wendy Mass
The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett
A Day's Work by Eve Bunting
The Dervish House by Ian McDonald
Dragon's Green by Scarlett Thomas
In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
Iron Ties by Ann Parker
The Lens by N.K. Guy
The Magic Cornfield by Nancy Willard
Merman in My Tub, Volume 1 by Itokichi
Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Mosquitoland by David Arnold
On the Trail to Sunset by Thomas William Wilby and Agnes Anderson Wilby
One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser
The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz
The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton
Sealed with a Secret by Lisa Schroeder
Showing Off by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
Storm by Amanda Sun
They Came in from the Road by Marjorie Starbuck and Elizabeth Platko
VanDerZee by Deborah Willis-Braithwaite
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
Who Is AC? by Hope Larson

Miscellaneous
Books with Strong Families
Collaboration
Half year round-up - Favorite books read in 2017
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 05)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 12)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 19)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 26)
May 2017 Inclusive Reading Report
Read Our Own Books May 2017

Thirty years of tracking my reading
What do readers want?

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: 06/30/17

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. All Four Stars by Tara Dairman
  2. Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Andersen
  3. The Candymakers and the Great Chocolate Chase by Wendy Mass
  4. Dragon's Green by Scarlett Thomas
  5. The Lens by N.K. Guy
  6. The Magic Cornfield by Nancy Willard
  7. Merman in My Tub, Volume 1 by Itokichi
  8. The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton
  9. Sealed with a Secret by Lisa Schroeder
  10. Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Bloom by Doreen Cronin
  2. Candor by Pam Bachorz
  3. A Day's Work by Eve Bunting
  4. In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
  5. Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter
  6. The Only Road by Alexandra Diaz
  7. They Came in from the Road by Marjorie Starbuck and Elizabeth Platko
  8. Who Is AC? by Hope Larson

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. The Amazing Crafty Cat by Charise Mericle Harper
  2. The Best Man by Richard Peck
  3. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  4. Mosquitoland by David Arnold
  5. One Witch at a Time by Stacy DeKeyser
  6. Showing Off by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
  7. Storm by Amanda Sun
  8. VanDerZee by Deborah Willis-Braithwaite

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

  1. The Children of the King by Sonya Hartnett

    One Star (Didn't finish or absolutely cannot recommend)

  1. The Dervish House by Ian McDonald
  2. Iron Ties by Ann Parker
  3. On the Trail to Sunset by Thomas William Wilby and Agnes Anderson Wilby

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti by Bailey Cates
  2. The Book Stops Here by Kate Carlisle
  3. Bookmarked For Death by Lorna Barrett (audio)
  4. Bookplate Special by Lorna Barrett (audio)
  5. Chapter and Hearse by Lorna Barrett (audio)
  6. Chopping Spree by Diane Mott Davidson (audio)
  7. Dragon's Green by Scarlett Thomas
  8. Ghostbusters 101 #2 by Erik Burnham
  9. Ghostbusters 101 #3 by Erik Burnham
  10. Ghostbusters 101 #4 by Erik Burnham
  11. Giant Days Vol. 4 by John Allison
  12. The Locksmith issue 3 by Terrance Grace
  13. The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett
  14. Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett (audio)
  15. Tip of the Tongue by Patrick Ness
  16. Us Conductors by Sean Michaels
    Research
  1. Bull by David Elliott
  2. Meeting the Minotaur by Carol Dawson
  3. The Road Movie Book by Steven Cohan
    Library book
  1. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  2. Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran
  3. Made for Each Other by Paul D. Storrie
  4. Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter
  5. Rosemary Remembered by Susan Wittig Albert
  6. Secret of the Time Tablets by Mike Maihack
  7. Shopaholic & Baby by Sophie Kinsella
  8. Wandering Son, Vol. 3 by Takako Shimura
  9. The White Road of the Moon by Rachel Neumeier

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / June 2017
Read vs Review by Date for 2017

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