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Charms and Chocolate Chips by Bailey Cates
Chicken Girl by Heather Smith
The Clockwork Ghost by Laura Ruby
Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai
The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton
Fenway and Hattie in the Wild by Victoria J. Coe
House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones
Just South of Home by Karen Strong
Little Bea by Daniel Roode
The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Part Three by Michael Dante DiMartino and Irene Koh
Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali
Misfit City Volume 1 by Kirsten Smith
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
A Murder for the Books by Victoria Gilbert
My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo
One Lie Too Many by Eileen Cook
Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Choir by Sharon Kahn
Paper Girls, Volume 5 by Brian K. Vaughan
The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall
Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe by Jo Watson Hackl
Smells Like Dog by Suzanne Selfors
Superlative Birds by Leslie Bulion and Robert Meganck
The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
The Wolf's Boy by Susan Williams Beckhorn
Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
Woman 99 by Greer Macallister
Wrapped Up in You by Dan Jolley
You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook

Miscellaneous
Halfway through March in June
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 03)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 10)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 17)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 24)
May 2019 Sources
May 2019 Summary
Thirty-two years of tracking my reading

Road Essays
CCCC99: Siblings to uhoria via the labyrinth

CCCC66: Siblings going offroad to uhoria

CCCC33: siblings traveling to uhoria on the Blue Highway

CCCC00: Siblings to uhoria along the interstate

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May 2019 Summary: 06/01/19

Reading report

In May I started prototyping the art projects I'll be teaching in July. June will be more of the same but with greater intensity. I'm also working on the Mini Art series for the winter boutique. All of this cuts into reading time.

Like last month, my reading was evenly divided between personal collection, research, and library books. Only two this month from the library for the summer camp.

I read fewer books in May, only 29, down from the previous months' 31. With reading back to normal, I was able to meet my diversity reading goals. I still haven't looked for bird or dinosaur books that meet the goal, although I should. My reviews also met the goal.

With five months of 2019 complete, I still have 8 reviews from 2016 reviews to post. That's down from last month's 10. My 2017 reviews are down to 10 from 12. I have 41 reviews remaining from 2018, down from 47, and 84, up from 80, now from 2019.

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