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Road Narrative Update for November 2019: 12/03/19

Road Narrative Update for November 2019 2019

I covered 19 narratives in the spectrum. That includes 13 reviews and 6 books still needing to review. I'm taking a break right now from writing essays to focus on reading.

Placement of the books read, reviewed, and essays written in November 2019. Click to see a larger version
Placement of the books read, reviewed, and essays written in November. Click to see a larger version

  1. FFFFCC: BLAME! Master Edition 1 by Tsutomu Nihei, 弐瓶 勉, Melissa Tanaka (Translator)
  2. CCCCCC: The Phantom Tower by Keir Graff
  3. CC6666: The House in Poplar Wood by K.E. Ormsbee
  4. CC6666: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  5. CC3366: Caterpillar Summer by Gillian McDunn
  6. 996666: Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
  7. 996600: Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
  8. 99FFFF: Gideon Falls, Volume 3: Stations of the Cross by Jeff Lemire
  9. 66FF66: The Dragon Thief by Zetta Elliott
  10. 66CCFF: The Deep by Rivers Solomon
  11. 669966: Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd
  12. 663333: One Night in Georgia by Celeste O. Norfleet
  13. 33FFCC: Hotel Dare by Terry Blas
  14. 33CC66: The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  15. 3300FF: Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao
  16. 330000: I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest
  17. 00FF99: It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
  18. 00CCFF: Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia
  19. 0000FF: The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum

I still have 50 spots open in the road narrative spectrum where I still need to find an exemplar. I've found exemplars for 77% of the spectrum.

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