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Month in review

Reviews
Blowing Clear by Joseph C. Lincoln
Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller
Charlie & Frog by Karen Kane
The Divided Earth by Faith Erin Hicks
File M for Murder by Miranda James
Flotsametrics and the Floating World by Curtis Ebbesmeyer
Giant Days Volume 8 by John Allison
Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
If Someone Says 'You Complete Me,' RUN! by Whoopi Goldberg
Inkling by Kenneth Oppel
Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark
Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard
The Law of Finders Keepers by Sheila Turnage
Little Red Rodent Hood by Ursula Vernon
The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue
Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
The Mystery of the Missing Mask by M.A. Wilson
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl
The Rhino in Right Field by Stacy DeKeyser
Runaways, Volume 2: Best Friends Forever by Rainbow Rowell
Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters by Gene Luen Yang and Matthew Holmes
Seldom Disappointed by Tony Hillerman
Show Me a Story! by Leonard S. Marcus
Small Favor by Jim Butcher
Soof by Sarah Weeks
The Speaker by Traci Chee
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
Very Rich by Polly Horvath
Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™ by Rebecca Roanhorse

Miscellaneous
Cybils Update (December 04)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 03)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 10)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 17)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 24)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (December 31)
November 2018 Sources
November 2018 Summary

Best of the Year
Favorites of the second half of 2018

Thirteen favourite Canadian reads of 2018

Twelve favorite diverse books read in 2018

Twelve Favorite graphic novels read in 2018

Twelve favorite mysteries read in 2018

Twelve favorite Road Narrative Spectrum books read in 2018

Twelve favorite road narrative spectrum essays written in 2018

Road Essays
FF9900 Orphan Wildlands Blue Highway

FF66FF: orphan home cornfield: or who lives alone in a cornfield?

FF66CC: Orphans at home in the maze

FF6699: orphans at home in the labyrinth

Road Narrative Update for November 2018

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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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December in Review: 12/31/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Charlie & Frog by Karen Kane
  2. The Divided Earth by Faith Erin Hicks
  3. Giant Days Volume 8 by John Allison
  4. Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
  5. The Law of Finders Keepers by Sheila Turnage
  6. Little Red Rodent Hood by Ursula Vernon
  7. The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue
  8. Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
  9. The Mystery of the Missing Mask by M.A. Wilson
  10. The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
  11. Secret Coders: Potions & Parameters by Gene Luen Yang and Matthew Holmes
  12. Soof by Sarah Weeks
  13. Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™ by Rebecca Roanhorse

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. File M for Murder by Miranda James
  2. If Someone Says 'You Complete Me,' RUN! by Whoopi Goldberg
  3. Inkling by Kenneth Oppel
  4. Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark
  5. The Rhino in Right Field by Stacy DeKeyser
  6. Runaways, Volume 2: Best Friends Forever by Rainbow Rowell

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller
  2. Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard
  3. Seldom Disappointed by Tony Hillerman
  4. Small Favor by Jim Butcher
  5. Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
  6. Very Rich by Polly Horvath

    Two Stars: (OK)

  1. Blowing Clear by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
  3. Promise the Night by Michaela MacColl
  4. The Speaker by Traci Chee

    One Stars: (Did not finish)

  1. Flotsametrics and the Floating World by Curtis Ebbesmeyer
  2. Show Me a Story! by Leonard S. Marcus

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group
Books by Format

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
  2. The Divided Earth by Faith Erin Hicks
  3. Crime and Poetry by Amanda Flower
  4. Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott
  5. Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz
  6. Inkling by Kenneth Oppel
  7. The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue
  8. My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer
  9. Runaways, Vol. 2: Best Friends Forever by Rainbow Rowell
  10. Skyward: The Story of Female Pilots in WWII by Sally Deng
  11. The Third Mushroom by Jennifer L. Holm
    Research
  1. The Bigfoot Files by Lindsay Eagar
  2. Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea by Lynne Rae Perkins
  3. Very Rich by Polly Horvath
    Library book
  1. Al Capone Does My Homework by Gennifer Choldenko
  2. Breakout by Kate Messner
  3. Clobbered by Camembert by Avery Aames
  4. Eggs in Purgatory by Laura Childs
  5. Fire Storm by Andy Lane
  6. The Hollow under the Tree by Cary Fagan
  7. Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake
  8. Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
  9. The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
  10. Potions & Parameters by Gene Luen Yang

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

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