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Month in review

Reviews
Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
Black Enough edited by Ibi Zoboi
Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott
Edible Colors by Jennifer Vogel Bass
The Extremely High Tide! by Kir Fox and and M. Shelley Coats
Fearless Mary by Tami Charles and Claire Almon
Fire Storm by Andrew Lane
The Hollow under the Tree by Cary Fagan
The Horse in Harry's Room by Syd Hoff
I Date Dead People by Ann Kerns and Janina Görrissen
In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire
The Misfits Club by Kieran Mark Crowley
The Missing Magic by Kallie George
My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer
My Little Pony Micro-Series: #7 Cutie Mark Crusaders by Ted Anderson
My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #8: Princess Celestia by Georgia Ball
The Poisoned House by Michael Ford
The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson
Rust: Soul in the Machine by Royden Lepp
A Script for Danger by Carolyn Keene
The Similars by Rebecca Hanover
Snake Bite by Andrew Lane
SOS at Night by M.A. Wilson
Tintin in Tibet by Hergé
The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein
Under the Jolly Roger by L.A. Meyer
Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink

Miscellaneous
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 07)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 14)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 21)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 28)
December 2018 Sources
December 2018 Summary

Road Essays
FF6666: orphan going offroad towards home

FF6633: orphans going home along the Blue Highway

FF6600: Orphans looking for home on the Interstate

FF33FF: orphans in rural places surrounded by cornfields

FF33CC and FF3399: rural orphans in the maze and labyrinth

Road Narrative Update for December 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

Reading Challenges

Canadian Book Challenge: 2018-2019

Beat the Backlist 2019



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January in Review: 01/31/19

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire
  2. Black Enough edited by Ibi Zoboi
  3. Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
  4. Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott
  5. Fearless Mary by Tami Charles and Claire Almon
  6. The Horse in Harry's Room by Syd Hoff
  7. In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire
  8. The Misfits Club by Kieran Mark Crowley
  9. My Little Pony Micro-Series: #7 Cutie Mark Crusaders by Ted Anderson
  10. The Poisoned House by Michael Ford
  11. Rust: Soul in the Machine by Royden Lepp
  12. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover
  13. SOS at Night by M.A. Wilson
  14. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
  2. Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill and LeUyen Pham
  3. Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
  4. Edible Colors by Jennifer Vogel Bass
  5. The Extremely High Tide! by Kir Fox and and M. Shelley Coats
  6. The Hollow under the Tree by Cary Fagan
  7. My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer
  8. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #8: Princess Celestia by Georgia Ball
  9. The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. I Date Dead People by Ann Kerns and Janina Görrissen
  2. Tintin in Tibet by Hergé

    Two Stars: (OK)

  1. Fire Storm by Andy Lane
  2. The Missing Magic by Kallie George
  3. The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson
  4. A Script for Danger by Carolyn Keene
  5. Snake Bite by Andrew Lane
  6. Under the Jolly Roger by L.A. Meyer

    One Stars: (Did not finish)

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group
Books by Format

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Beyond: the Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology edited by Sfé R. Monster; personal collection
  2. All Summer Long by Hope Larson
  3. Birding Is My Favorite Video Game by Rosemary Mosco
  4. Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany
  5. Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi
  6. Elegant Yokai Apartment Life, Vol. 1 by Hinowa Kouzuki
  7. Fearless Mary: The True Adventures of Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver by Tami Charles
  8. Magical Dance Volume 1 by Nao Kodaka
  9. The Oddling Prince by Nancy Springer
  10. P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy
  11. Rainbow Brite #2 by Jeremy Whitley and Brittney Williams (Illustrator); personal collection
  12. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover
  13. SOS at Night by M.A. Wilson
    Research
  1. Black Hammer, Vol. 3: Age of Doom Part One by Jeff Lemire
  2. The Boy from Tomorrow by Camille DeAngelis
  3. The Extremely High Tide! by Kir Fox and M. Shelley Coats
  4. The Ghost Road by Charis Cotter
  5. In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire
  6. Lions and Liars by Kate Beasley
  7. Naomis Too by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich and and Audrey Vernick
  8. The Secrets of Winterhouse by Ben Guterson
  9. Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
    Library book
  1. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic by Susan Tan
  2. Devils in Daylight (白昼鬼語) by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
  3. The Red Slippers by Carolyn Keene
  4. This Is New York by Miroslav Sasek
  5. Which Big Giver Stole the Chopped Liver? by Sharon Kahn

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / August 2018
Read vs Review by Date for 2019

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