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Month in review

Reviews
The Alcatraz Escape by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Braced by Alyson Gerber
The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber
A Just Clause by Lorna Barrett
Karma Khullar's Mustache by Kristi Wientge
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz
Malaika’s Winter Carnival by Nadia L. Hohn and Irene Luxbacher (illustrator) Merman in My Tub, Volume 2 by Itokichi
The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time by Steven Sherrill
Murder Past Due by Miranda James
Nurse, Soldier, Spy by Marissa Moss and John Hendrix
The Outlaw Varjak Paw by S.F. Said
Ragtag by Karl Wolf-Morgenländer
Rooster Joe and the Bully by Xavier Garza
Runaways, Volume 1: Find Your Way Home by Rainbow Rowell
Ship It by Britta Lundin
Time Ghost by Welwyn Wilton Katz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum: rereading for the American road narrative

Miscellaneous
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 04)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 11)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 18)
May 2018 Sources
May 2018 Summary
Thirty-one years of tracking my reading

Road Essays
There are 216 road narrative stories (that I'm interested in)
Who is Dorothy?

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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June in Review: 06/30/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. The Alcatraz Escape by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
  2. The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber
  3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum: rereading for the American road narrative

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. A Just Clause by Lorna Barrett
  2. Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
  3. Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz
  4. Malaika’s Winter Carnival by Nadia L. Hohn and Irene Luxbacher (illustrator)
  5. Merman in My Tub, Volume 2 by Itokichi
  6. Murder Past Due by Miranda James
  7. Nurse, Soldier, Spy by Marissa Moss and John Hendrix

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Braced by Alyson Gerber
  2. Karma Khullar's Mustache by Kristi Wientge
  3. The Outlaw Varjak Paw by S.F. Said
  4. Runaways, Volume 1: Find Your Way Home by Rainbow Rowell
  5. Time Ghost by Welwyn Wilton Katz

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

  1. The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time by Steven Sherrill
  2. Rooster Joe and the Bully by Xavier Garza
  3. Ship It by Britta Lundin

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

  1. Ragtag by Karl Wolf-Morgenländer

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Classified as Murder by Miranda James
  2. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #3 by Kelly Thompson
  3. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #4 by Kelly Thompson
  4. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #5 by Kelly Thompson
  5. Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
  6. Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz
  7. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall
  8. Ship It by Britta Lundin
  9. Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella
    Research
  1. Boat of Dreams by Rogério Coelho
  2. Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark
  3. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink
    Library book
  1. Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill and LeUyen Pham
  2. Melena's Jubilee by Zetta Elliott
  3. Noragami: Stray God, Vol. 10: Back From the Dead by Adachitoka
  4. Paths & Portals by Gene Luen Yang
  5. The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
  6. This is London by Miroslav Sasek
  7. Time Ghost by Welwyn Wilton Katz
  8. Under His Spell by Marie P. Croall

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