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Month in review

Reviews
Beast & Crown by Joel Ross
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk
Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam
CatStronauts: Space Station Situation by Drew Brockington
Demon, Volume 4 by Jason Shiga
Feathertop by Robert D. San Souci
14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop
From Ant to Eagle by Alex Lyttle
The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match by Elizabeth Eulberg
Hear the Wolves by Victoria Scott
Lights, Camera, Middle School! by Jennifer L. Holm
The Looney Experiment by Luke Reynolds
The Losers Club by Andrew Clements
The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green
Murder on the Half Shelf by Lorna Barrett
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes
One Mixed-Up Night by Catherine Newman
Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes by Booki Vivat
Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder
Paper Girls Volume 3 by Brian K. Vaughan
Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
Red Leech by Andrew Lane
Refugee by Alan Gratz
Ripped From the Pages by Kate Carlisle
The Scarebird by Sid Fleischman and Peter Sís
See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng
Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 25 by Rosamund Kidman Cox

Miscellaneous
2017 books read and reviewed
Back Half round-up: Favorite books read and reviewed from July-December 2017 Canadian Books reviewed in 2017
Diverse Books Reviewed in 2017
First Book of the Year Graphic Novels Reviewed in 2017
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (December 04)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (December 11)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (December 18)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (December 25)
Mysteries reviewed in 2017
Road Narrative Summary
November 2017 sources
November 2017 summary

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



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December in Review: 12/31/17

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Beast & Crown by Joel Ross
  2. Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk
  3. Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
  4. CatStronauts: Space Station Situation by Drew Brockington
  5. Demon, Volume 4 by Jason Shiga
  6. The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match by Elizabeth Eulberg
  7. Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
  8. Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess by Shari Green
  9. One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes
  10. Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes by Booki Vivat
  11. Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder
  12. Paper Girls Volume 3 by Brian K. Vaughan
  13. Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
  14. Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy
  15. Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 25 by Rosamund Kidman Cox

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. 14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop
  2. From Ant to Eagle by Alex Lyttle
  3. Lights, Camera, Middle School! by Jennifer L. Holm
  4. The Losers Club by Andrew Clements
  5. Murder on the Half Shelf by Lorna Barrett
  6. Refugee by Alan Gratz

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Feathertop by Robert D. San Souci
  2. One Mixed-Up Night by Catherine Newman
  3. Red Leech by Andrew Lane
  4. The Scarebird by Sid Fleischman and Peter Sís
  5. Ripped From the Pages by Kate Carlisle

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

  1. Carrying Albert Home by Homer Hickam
  2. Hear the Wolves by Victoria Scott
  3. The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine
  4. See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng

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

  1. The Looney Experiment by Luke Reynolds

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Adventure on Whalebone Island by M.A. Wilson
  2. Book Clubbed by Lorna Barrett
  3. CatStronauts: Space Station Situation by Drew Brockington
  4. Demon, Volume 4 by Jason Shiga
  5. Ghostbusters 101: Everyone Answers the Call by Erik Burnham
  6. Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes by Booki Vivat
  7. Patina by Jason Reynolds
  8. Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  9. Slider by Pete Hautman
  10. This Is Just a Test by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  11. Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 25 by Rosamund Kidman Cox
    Research
  1. The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh
    Library book
  1. Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
  2. Click'd by Tamara Ireland Stone
  3. The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from Crop to the Last Drop by Gregory Dicum
  4. The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish
  5. Family Game Night and Other Catastrophes by Mary E. Lambert
  6. A Fatal Chapter by Lorna Barrett
  7. Finding Perfect by Elly Swartz
  8. Girl with a Camera by Carolyn Meyer
  9. Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
  10. Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf
  11. One Good Thing about America by Ruth Freeman
  12. Out of Tune by Gail Nall
  13. Posted by John David Anderson
  14. Restart by Gordon Korman
  15. Speed of Life by Carol Weston

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

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