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Reviews
Amulet 8: Supernova by Kazu Kibuishi
Baddawi by Leila Abdelrazaq
The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
Bluecrowne by Kate Milford
Bluff and Bran and the Snowdrift by Meg Rutherford
Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld
The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz
Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire
Echo's Sister by Paul Mosier
Elementary, She Read by Vicki Delany
Foe by Iain Reid
Hold The Cream Cheese, Kill The Lox by Sharon Kahn
Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle
How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford
Lavender Lies by Susan Wittig Albert
The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part Two by Michael Dante DiMartino and Irene Koh
Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
Lowriders Blast from the Past by Cathy Camper and Raul III
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen
Once Upon a Spine by Kate Carlisle
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
Personal Demons by Nimue Brown
The Reader by Traci Chee
Secret Coders 4: Robots & Repeats by Gene Luen Yang
Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Sodom Road Exit by Amber Dawn
The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby
24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling

Miscellaneous
Cybils Update (November 06)
Cybils Update (November 13)
Cybils Update (November 20)
Cybils Update (November 27)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (November 05)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (November 12)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (November 19)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (November 26)
October 2018 Sources
October 2018 Summary

Road Essays
FFCC99: FF99CC and FF9999: orphans in the wildlands by maze and labyrinth
FF9933: orphan wildlands blue highway
From 00CC33 to 33CCCC: a road narrative analysis of Haunting of Hill House, book and Netflix television series
A Map to the Road Narrative Spectrum
Road Narrative Update for October 2018
The three faces of Eleanor

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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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November in Review: 11/30/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Amulet 8: Supernova by Kazu Kibuishi
  2. Bluecrowne by Kate Milford
  3. Bluff and Bran and the Snowdrift by Meg Rutherford
  4. The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz
  5. Foe by Iain Reid
  6. Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle
  7. Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
  8. Lowriders Blast from the Past by Cathy Camper and Raul III
  9. Once Upon a Spine by Kate Carlisle
  10. The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby
  11. 24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Baddawi by Leila Abdelrazaq
  2. The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
  3. Cloudette by Tom Lichtenheld
  4. Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire
  5. Elementary, She Read by Vicki Delany
  6. Lavender Lies by Susan Wittig Albertrashed
  7. The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part Two by Michael Dante DiMartino and Irene Koh
  8. No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen
  9. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
  10. Secret Coders 4: Robots & Repeats by Gene Luen Yang
  11. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Hold The Cream Cheese, Kill The Lox by Sharon Kahn
  2. The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
  3. Personal Demons by Nimue Brown
  4. The Reader by Traci Chee
  5. Sodom Road Exit by Amber Dawn

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

  1. Echo's Sister by Paul Mosier
  2. Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready

    One Star (Did not finish / cannot recommend)

  1. How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group
Books by Format

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Elementary, She Read by Vicki Delany
  2. The Law of Finders Keepers by Sheila Turnage
  3. Little Red Rodent Hood by Ursula Vernon
  4. The Mystery of the Missing Mask by M.A. Wilson
  5. So Done by Paula Chase
  6. Soof by Sarah Weeks
  7. Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
  8. The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
  9. Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin
    Research
  1. Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire
  2. Charlie & Frog by Karen Kane
  3. House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones
  4. Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
  5. Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh
  6. The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall
  7. Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Watson Hackl
  8. Wild Blues by Beth Kephart
    Library book
  1. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
  2. Class Action by Steven B. Frank
  3. Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
  4. Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai
  5. The Game Masters of Garden Place by Denis Markell
  6. Like Vanessa by Tami Charles
  7. The Mad Wolf's Daughter by Diane Magras
  8. Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 by Alice Faye Duncan
  9. Miss Communication by Jennifer L. Holm
  10. The Misfits Club by Kieran Mark Crowley
  11. The Next Thing on My List by Jill Smolinski
  12. The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody by Matthew Landis
  13. Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech
  14. A Script for Danger by Carolyn Keene
  15. Tiny Infinities by J.H. Diehl

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

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