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Reviews
Avatar: The Last Airbender: North and South, Part Three by Gene Luen Yang
Books of a Feather by Kate Carlisle
Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel
CatStronauts: Robot Rescue by Drew Brockington
Country Matters by Michael Korda The Dashwood Sisters Tell All by Beth Pattillo Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Flaming Iguanas: An Illustrated All-Girl Road Novel Thing by Erika Lopez
The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring
Froodle by Antoinette Portis
Goddess Boot Camp by Tera Lynn Childs
House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser and Jon Klassen
Inside Hudson Pickle by Yolanda Ridge
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Love Lies Bleeding by Susan Wittig Albert
Love, Penelope by Joanne Rocklin
Melena's Jubilee by Zetta Elliott and Aaron Boyd
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
The Once Upon a Time Map Book by B.G. Hennessy and Peter Joyce
Poisoned Pages by Lorna Barrett
Questions Asked by Jostein Gaarder
The Sea Lady by Margaret Drabble
Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil, Vol. 1 by Jeff Lemire
Spy on History: Victor Dowd and the World War II Ghost Army by Enigma Alberti
Sucks to Be Me by Kimberly Pauley
Thornhill by Pam Smy
Tim Ginger by Julian Hanshaw
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
Winter Wonders by Kate Hannigan

Miscellaneous
Favorites of the first half of 2018
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 02, 2018)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 09, 2018)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 16, 2018)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 23, 2018)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (July 30, 2018)
June 2018 Sources
June 2018 Summary

Road Essays
Are small towns uhoric or utopic?
An update on the road narrative reading
Road Narrative Spectrum
What isn't a road narrative: towards an ontological understanding of the road's importance

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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July in Review: 07/31/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  2. Love, Penelope by Joanne Rocklin
  3. Poisoned Pages by Lorna Barrett
  4. Questions Asked by Jostein Gaarder
  5. Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
  6. Thornhill by Pam Smy

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Avatar: The Last Airbender: North and South, Part Three by Gene Luen Yang
  2. CatStronauts: Robot Rescue by Drew Brockington
  3. Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel
  4. The Dashwood Sisters Tell All by Beth Pattillo
  5. Goddess Boot Camp by Tera Lynn Childs
  6. House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser and Jon Klassen
  7. Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling
  8. Love Lies Bleeding by Susan Wittig Albert
  9. Melena's Jubilee by Zetta Elliott and Aaron Boyd
  10. Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil, Vol. 1 by Jeff Lemire
  11. Winter Wonders by Kate Hannigan

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Books of a Feather by Kate Carlisle
  2. Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
  3. Flaming Iguanas: An Illustrated All-Girl Road Novel Thing by Erika Lopez
  4. Inside Hudson Pickle by Yolanda Ridge
  5. The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring
  6. Froodle by Antoinette Portis
  7. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
  8. The Sea Lady by Margaret Drabble
  9. Tim Ginger by Julian Hanshaw

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

  1. Country Matters by Michael Korda
  2. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
  3. The Once Upon a Time Map Book by B.G. Hennessy and Peter Joyce
  4. Spy on History: Victor Dowd and the World War II Ghost Army by Enigma Alberti

    One Star (Did not finish / cannot recommend)

  1. Sucks to Be Me by Kimberly Pauley

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Books by Age Group
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Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
  2. Cat Got Your Diamonds by Julie Chase
  3. CatStronauts: Robot Rescue by Drew Brockington
  4. Delicious in Dungeon, Vol. 1 by Ryoko Kui
  5. Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #1 by Erik Burnham
  6. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  7. The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings by Sarah Prineas
  8. The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan
  9. No Man of Woman Born by Ana Mardoll
  10. Poisoned Pages by Lorna Barrett
  11. Welcome to Your Authentic Indian ExperienceTM by Rebecca Roanhorse
    Research
  1. Lost in the Labyrinth by Patrice Kindl
  2. Paradox Bound by Peter Clines
  3. Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
    Library book
  1. The Clue at Black Creek Farm by Carolyn Keene
  2. The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse by Nicholas Gannon
  3. The Heart and Mind of Frances Pauley by April Stevens
  4. Lost and Fondue by Avery Aames
  5. Oscar Lives Next Door: A Story Inspired by Oscar Peterson's Childhood by Bonnie Farmer
  6. Runaways: Battleworld by Noelle Stevenson
  7. Secrets & Sequences by Gene Luen Yang

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

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