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All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil
The Book Supremacy by Kate Carlisle
Booking the Crook by Laurie Cass
The Boy from Tomorrow by Camille DeAngelis
Camp by Kayla Miller
Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story by Susan Tan
Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic by Susan Tan
Delicious in Dungeon, Volume 3 by Ryoko Kui
The Dragon Princess by E.D. Baker
Emily the Strange: The 13th Hour by Rob Reger and Buzz Parker
Full Steam Ahead, Felix by Kate Moore
Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
Giant Days, Volume 10 by John Allison
Gideon Falls, Volume 1: The Black Barn by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino
The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante
Heartwood Hotel 3: Better Together by Kallie George
If It Makes You Happy by Claire Kann
In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen
Itty Bitty by Cece Bell
Kitty Cornered by Bob Tarte
The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire, Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino and Michelle Wong
Lions and Liars by Kate Beasley and Dan Santat
The Penderwicks in Spring (audio) by Jeanne Birdsall
P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy Riverboat Roulette by Carolyn Keene
Roast Mortem by Cleo Coyle
Royals by Rachel Hawkins
The Secrets of Winterhouse by Ben Guterson
Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian
Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse
Weird Birds by Chris Earley

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Almost done with March in August: 08/20/19

Reading report

Everything purchased that was released between January 1 and March 12th has been read and reviewed. But it's mid August and I should be at least working through July's purchases. My severe slowdown over summer comes from a combination of travel and work. All of my reading numbers are down for the last sixty days.

From March-August books I've reviewed

  1. The Book Supremacy by Kate Carlisle
  2. The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
  3. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story by Susan Tan
  4. Click by Kayla Miller
  5. The Doughnut King by Jessie Janowitz
  6. Full Steam Ahead, Felix by Kate Moore
  7. Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
  8. /blog/2019/comments_08/if_it_makes_you_happy.htmlIf It Makes You Happy by Claire Kann
  9. A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
  10. Kiss Number 8 by Colleen A.F. Venable and Ellen T. Crenshaw
  11. The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire, Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino
  12. Mera: Tidebreaker by Danielle Paige and Stephen Bryne
  13. Read on Arrival by Nora Page
  14. Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates
  15. Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse
  16. Up for Air by Laurie Morrison

From March-August I've read but need to review:

  1. All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil
  2. Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imbalance, Part Two by Faith Erin Hicks
  3. Booking the Crook by Laurie Cass
  4. Camp by Kayla Miller
  5. Giant Days, Vol. 10 by John Allison

From March-August I'm currently reading:

  1. The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante
  2. A Killer Edition by Lorna Barrett and Cassandra Campbell (narrator)
  3. Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
  4. A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong and Xavière Daumarie (illustrator)
  5. This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

From March-August, I still have to read:

  1. All For One by Melissa de la Cruz
  2. The Ash Family by Molly Dektar
  3. Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf
  4. Belly Up by Eva Darrows and Hillary Monahan
  5. Birds by the Shore: Observing the Natural Life of the Atlantic Coast by Jennifer Ackerman
  6. The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman
  7. Caterpillar Summer by Gillian McDunn
  8. Charlie and Frog The Boney Hand by Karen Kane
  9. Cheshire Crossing by Andy Weir and Sarah Andersen (illustrator)
  10. Descendant of the Crane by Joan He
  11. Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno
  12. Dragonfell by Sarah Prineas
  13. Earth to Charlie by Justin Olson
  14. The Friendship Lie by Rebecca Donnelly
  15. Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  16. Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
  17. Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton
  18. Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan
  19. Hotel Dare by Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre (illustrator)
  20. I'm Not Dying with You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal
  21. I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest
  22. In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow
  23. Internment by Samira Ahmed
  24. Kazu Jones and the Denver Dognappers by Shauna Holyoak
  25. The Killing Tide by Dani Pettrey
  26. The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess
  27. Level 13 by Gordon Korman
  28. The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick
  29. A Lifetime of Impossible Days by Tabitha Bird
  30. Love & Other Curses by Michael Thomas Ford
  31. Middlegame by Seanan McGuire
  32. Milo's World Book One: The Land Under the Lake by Richard Marazano and Christophe Ferreira (illustrator)
  33. Minor Mage by T. Kingfisher
  34. The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott
  35. Montauk by Nicola Harrison
  36. My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail D. Villanueva
  37. Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim
  38. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  39. No Place Like Here by Christina June
  40. One Night in Georgia by Celeste O. Norfleet
  41. Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd
  42. Past Perfect Life by Elizabeth Eulberg
  43. A Place for Wolves by Kosoko Jackson
  44. The Portal by Kathryn Lasky
  45. The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay
  46. Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis
  47. Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  48. Runaways, Vol. 3: That Was Yesterday by Rainbow Rowell, et al
  49. School-Tripped by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (illustrator)
  50. Share Your Smile: Raina's Guide to Telling Your Own Story by Raina Telgemeier
  51. Starworldv by Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner
  52. The Tale Teller by Anne Hillerman
  53. Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo (illustrator)
  54. These Witches Don't Burn by Isabel Sterling
  55. This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura
  56. Those People by Louise Candlish
  57. The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala
  58. Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey
  59. Wanderers by Chuck Wendig
  60. The Weight of the Stars by K. Ancrum
  61. When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry
  62. Wicked Fox by Kat Cho
  63. Wilder Girls by Rory Power
  64. X Marks The Spot - A Nonbinary Anthology by Theo Hendrie

I have no library books out right now. I am dividing my reading between books purchased this year and books purchased last year. From last year's leftovers, I still have

From 2018 I still have to read

  1. Alice Isn't Dead by Joseph Fink
  2. America for Beginners by Leah Franqui
  3. Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
  4. Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore
  5. Copyboy by Vince Vawter
  6. Counting to Perfect by Suzanne LaFleur
  7. Damsel by Elana K. Arnold
  8. (Don't) Call Me Crazy edited by Kelly Jensen
  9. For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig
  10. The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling
  11. Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  12. Home and Away by Candice Montgomery
  13. The House in Poplar Wood by K.E. Ormsbee
  14. In Your Shoes by Donna Gephart
  15. Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) by Lev A.C. Rosen
  16. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  17. Lu by Jason Reynolds
  18. My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life by Rachel Cohn
  19. My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  20. Nate Expectations by Tim Federle
  21. Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
  22. The 104-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton
  23. Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
  24. The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes
  25. Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

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