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Month in review

Reviews
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance, Part One by Faith Erin Hicks
The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena
The Big Necessity by Rose George
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
Brave by Svetlana Chmakova
The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
Delicious in Dungeon Volume 2 by Ryoko Kui
Dragonbreath by Ursula Vernon
The Fever King by Victoria Lee
The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America by Matt Kracht
Galloglass by Scarlett Thomas
The Ghost of Grey Fox Inn by Carolyn Keene
Giant Days, Volume 9 by John Allison
The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
The Little Guys by Vera Brosgol
Make-A-Saurus: My Life with Raptors and Other Dinosaurs by Brian Cooley
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
Miss Communication by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
Murder Lo Mein by Vivien Chien
Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh
A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro
Three Quarters Dead by Richard Peck
The Tiger in the House by Carl Van Vechten
To Brie or Not To Brie by Avery Aames
Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
The Unteachables by Gordon Korman
We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia
Where the Heart Is by Jo Knowles
Wild Blues by Beth Kephart

Miscellaneous
April 2019 Sources
April 2019 Summary
The illusion of organized reading
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (May 06)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (May 13)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (May 20)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (May 27)
May is looking a lot like mid March

Road Essays
CCFF66: Siblings going offroad to utopia

CCFF33: siblings to utopia along the Blue Highway: a brief look at the first seven seasons of Supernatural

CCFF00: Siblings to Utopia via the interstate

CCCCFF: Siblings through the cornfield to uhoria

CCCCCC: Siblings through the maze to uhoria

Road Narrative Update for April 2019

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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: 2019-2020



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May in Review: 05/31/19

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Brave by Svetlana Chmakova
  2. Delicious in Dungeon Volume 2 by Ryoko Kui
  3. The Ghost of Grey Fox Inn by Carolyn Keene
  4. Giant Days, Volume 9 by John Allison
  5. The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee
  6. Miss Communication by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
  7. Murder Lo Mein by Vivien Chien
  8. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson
  9. The Unteachables by Gordon Korman
  10. We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia
  11. Wild Blues by Beth Kephart

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance, Part One by Faith Erin Hicks
  2. The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena
  3. The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
  4. Dragonbreath by Ursula Vernon
  5. The Fever King by Victoria Lee
  6. The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America by Matt Kracht
  7. Galloglass by Scarlett Thomas
  8. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
  9. The Little Guys by Vera Brosgol
  10. Make-A-Saurus: My Life with Raptors and Other Dinosaurs by Brian Cooley
  11. Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh
  12. Three Quarters Dead by Richard Peck
  13. To Brie or Not To Brie by Avery Aames
  14. Where the Heart Is by Jo Knowles

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro
  2. Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
  3. The Tiger in the House by Carl Van Vechten

    Two Stars: (OK)

  1. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  2. The Big Necessity by Rose George

    One Star: (Did not finish)

  1. The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group
Books by Format

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Charms and Chocolate Chips by Bailey Cates
  2. Fenway and Hattie in the Wild by Victoria J. Coe
  3. Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali
  4. Murder Lo Mein by Vivien Chien
  5. Nursery Crimes by Ayelet Waldman
  6. One Lie Too Many by Eileen Cook
  7. Royals by Rachel Hawkins
  8. Trouble on the Books by Essie Lang
  9. Woman 99 by Greer Macallister
  10. You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook
    Research
  1. Chicken Girl by Heather Smith
  2. The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  3. The Fever King by Victoria Lee
  4. Heartwood Hotel 2: The Greatest Gift by Kallie George
  5. Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
  6. The Train to Impossible Places by P.G. Bell
  7. The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden by Karina Yan Glaser
  8. We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
  9. We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia
    Library book
  1. The Barrakee Mystery by Arthur W. Upfield
  2. Bedeviled Eggs by Laura Childs
  3. City of Orphans by Avi
  4. Guilty Plea by Robert Rotenberg
  5. A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence
  6. A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert
  7. Nifty Thrifty Animal Crafts by Faith K. Gabriel
  8. Superlative Birds by Leslie Bulion and Robert Meganck
  9. This is Edinburgh by Miroslav Sasek
  10. Weird Birds by Chris Earley

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

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