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Month in review

Reviews
The Alcatraz Escape by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Better Off Read by Nora Page
Braced by Alyson Gerber
The Chosen Ones by Scarlett Thomas
Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
Fleep by Jason Shiga
The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber
I'll Save You Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
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
The Road is Yours Reginald M. Cleveland Rooster Joe and the Bully by Xavier Garza
Runaways, Volume 1: Find Your Way Home by Rainbow Rowell
Ship It by Britta Lundin
Square by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella
Time Ghost by Welwyn Wilton Katz
Wandering Son: Volume 3 by Takako Shimura
White Night by Jim Butcher
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum: rereading for the American road narrative

Miscellaneous
Canadian Book Challenge: 2018-2019
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)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 25)
May 2018 Sources
May 2018 Summary
On counting books: stop policing other people's reading
Thirty-one years of tracking my reading

Road Essays
Ignoring the eight percent
There are 216 road narrative stories (that I'm interested in)
Traveling between utopia and uhoria: an introduction to the use of space and time in Oz and Night Vale
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 Chosen Ones by Scarlett Thomas
  3. Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber
  4. The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya
  5. The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber
  6. I'll Save You Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
  7. Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella
  8. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum: rereading for the American road narrative

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Better Off Read by Nora Page
  2. Fleep by Jason Shiga
  3. A Just Clause by Lorna Barrett
  4. Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
  5. Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz
  6. Malaika’s Winter Carnival by Nadia L. Hohn and Irene Luxbacher (illustrator)
  7. Merman in My Tub, Volume 2 by Itokichi
  8. Murder Past Due by Miranda James
  9. Nurse, Soldier, Spy by Marissa Moss and John Hendrix
  10. Square by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
  11. White Night by Jim Butcher

    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. The Road is Yours Reginald M. Cleveland
  5. Runaways, Volume 1: Find Your Way Home by Rainbow Rowell
  6. Time Ghost by Welwyn Wilton Katz
  7. Wandering Son: Volume 3 by Takako Shimura

    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 by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group
Books by Format

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Better Off Read by Nora Page
  2. The Chosen Ones by Scarlett Thomas
  3. Classified as Murder by Miranda James
  4. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #3 by Kelly Thompson
  5. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #4 by Kelly Thompson
  6. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call #5 by Kelly Thompson
  7. Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
  8. Inside Hudson Pickle by Yolanda Ridge
  9. Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz
  10. Love, Penelope by Joanne Rocklin
  11. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall
  12. Ship It by Britta Lundin
  13. Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella
    Research
  1. Boat of Dreams by Rogério Coelho
  2. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum
  3. Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark
  4. Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil, Vol. 1 by Jeff Lemire
  5. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink
  6. The Wonder Engine by T. Kingfisher
    Library book
  1. Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill and LeUyen Pham
  2. Lyle and the Birthday Party by Bernard Waber
  3. Mabel Jones and the Doomsday Book by Will Mabbitt
  4. Melena's Jubilee by Zetta Elliott
  5. Noragami: Stray God, Vol. 10: Back From the Dead by Adachitoka
  6. Paths & Portals by Gene Luen Yang
  7. Ravenous by MarcyKate Connolly
  8. The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
  9. Slug Days by Sara Leach
  10. This is London by Miroslav Sasek
  11. Time Ghost by Welwyn Wilton Katz
  12. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
  13. Under His Spell by Marie P. Croall

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / June 2018
Read vs Review by Date for 2018

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