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Month in review

Reviews
A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Josh Neufeld
Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd) by Julie Bowe
Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis
Black Cats and Evil Eyes: A Book of Old-Fashioned Superstitions by Chloe Rhodes
Bruja Born by Zoraida Córdova
Cat Got Your Diamonds by Julie Chase
Classified as Murder by Miranda James
The Clue at Black Creek Farm by Carolyn Keene
Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles by Mark Russell and Mike Feehan
It All Comes Down to This by Karen English
The Great Shelby Holmes and the Coldest Case by Elizabeth Eulberg
Kraken by Wendy Williams
The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino and Irene Koh
Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City by Will Mabbitt and Ross Collins
Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
The Million by Karl Schroeder
Paradox in Oz by Edward Einhorn and Eric Shanower
Restart by Gordon Korman
Running With Lions by Julian Winters
Weather or Not by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige

Miscellaneous
Cybils Update (October 16)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (October 01)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (October 08)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (October 15)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (October 22)
September 2018 Sources
September 2018 Summary

Road Essays
FFCC99: Orphan Uhoria Labyrinth
FFCC33: Orphan Uhoria Blue Highway: A comparison of The Sentinel and Three-Quarters Dead
FFCC00: Orphan Uhoria Interstate: The Polar Express, Waiting for Augusta, and Winterhouse
Road Narrative Update for September 2018

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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October in Review: 10/31/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Josh Neufeld
  2. Bruja Born by Zoraida Córdova
  3. Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien
  4. Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles by Mark Russell and Mike Feehan
  5. The Great Shelby Holmes and the Coldest Case by Elizabeth Eulberg
  6. The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino and Irene Koh
  7. Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City by Will Mabbitt and Ross Collins
  8. The Million by Karl Schroeder
  9. Paradox in Oz by Edward Einhorn and Eric Shanower
  10. Weather or Not by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Cat Got Your Diamonds by Julie Chase
  2. Classified as Murder by Miranda James

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd) by Julie Bowe
  2. The Clue at Black Creek Farm by Carolyn Keene
  3. Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
  4. Running With Lions by Julian Winters
  5. The Wicked Will Rise by Danielle Paige

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

  1. Black Cats and Evil Eyes: A Book of Old-Fashioned Superstitions by Chloe Rhodes
  2. Kraken by Wendy Williams
  3. Restart by Gordon Korman

    One Star (Did not finish / cannot recommend)

  1. Bitter Seeds by Ian Tregillis
  2. It All Comes Down to This by Karen English

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Dragon Kiss by E.D. Baker
  2. Giant Days Volume 8 by John Allison
  3. The Ice Witch by Joel Ross
  4. The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
  5. Rainbow Brite #1 by Jeremy Whitley
  6. Supernova (Amulet, #8) by Kazu Kibuishi
    Research
  1. The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
  2. Bruja Born by Zoraida Córdova
  3. The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz
  4. Foe by Iain Reid
  5. Lowriders Blast from the Past by Cathy Camper
  6. Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
  7. Pride by Ibi Zoboi
  8. Rust Volume 4: Soul in the Machine by Royden Lepp
  9. Sodom Road Exit by Amber Dawn
  10. Three Quarters Dead by Richard Peck
  11. 24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling
  12. Wee Sister Strange by Holly Grant
    Library book
  1. Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller
  2. Echo's Sister by Paul Mosier
  3. I Date Dead People by Ann Kerns
  4. Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard
  5. Monoceros by Suzette Mayr
  6. My Brigadista Year by Katherine Paterson
  7. Snake Bite by Andy Lane
  8. The 13 Clocks by James Thurber
  9. Time for Bed, Fred! by Yasmeen Ismail
  10. Tintin in Tibet by Hergé

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