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Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann
Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars
The Big Shrink by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
Black Hammer, Volume 4: Age of Doom Part Two by Jeff Lemire
Bound for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
Bowled Over by Victoria Hamilton
The Bride Was a Boy by Chii
Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire
Counting to Perfect by Suzanne LaFleur
Death by Coffee by Alex Erickson
The Great Brain Robbery by P.G. Bell
Holiday Buzz by Cleo Coyle
The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio
It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
Just Like a Mama by Alice Faye Duncan and Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison
Magnificent Birds by Narisa Togo
The Mess That We Made by Michelle Lord and Julie Blattman
Out of Circulation by Miranda James
The Pretenders by Rebecca Hanover Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis
Sabrina the Teenage Witch by Kelly Thompson and Veronica Fish
The Space Between by Dete Meserve
Swing it, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
There's a Murder Afoot by Vicki Delany
The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala
The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy by W. Daniel Quillen
The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas and Erin E. Stead
The Winterhouse Mysteries by Ben Guterson and Chloe Bristol
Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda
World's Worst Parrot by Alice Kuipers

Miscellaneous
December 2019 sources
December 2019 summary
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 06)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 13)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 20)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (January 27)

Road Essays
Road Narrative Update for December 2019

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5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

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Canadian Book Challenge: 2019-2020

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January in Review: 01/31/20

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Bowled Over by Victoria Hamilton
  2. The Bride Was a Boy by Chii
  3. Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire
  4. Just Like a Mama by Alice Faye Duncan and Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
  5. The Mess That We Made by Michelle Lord and Julie Blattman
  6. Out of Circulation by Miranda James
  7. The Pretenders by Rebecca Hanover
  8. Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis
  9. Sabrina the Teenage Witch by Kelly Thompson and Veronica Fish
  10. Swing it, Sunny by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
  11. The Winterhouse Mysteries by Ben Guterson and Chloe Bristol
  12. World's Worst Parrot by Alice Kuipers

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann
  2. The Big Shrink by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins
  3. Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars
  4. Bound for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
  5. Counting to Perfect by Suzanne LaFleur
  6. Death by Coffee by Alex Erickson
  7. The Great Brain Robbery by P.G. Bell
  8. Holiday Buzz by Cleo Coyle
  9. The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio
  10. It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
  11. Magnificent Birds by Narisa Togo
  12. There's a Murder Afoot by Vicki Delany
  13. The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala
  14. Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda

    Three Stars: (Average)

  1. Black Hammer, Volume 4: Age of Doom Part Two by Jeff Lemire
  2. A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison
  3. The Space Between by Dete Meserve
  4. The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy by W. Daniel Quillen
  5. The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas and Erin E. Stead

    Two Stars: (OK)

    One Star: (Did not finish)

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Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. The Big Shrink by Sarah Mlynowski
  2. Bound for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
  3. Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle
  4. Death by Tea by Alex Erickson
  5. Designing California Native Gardens by Glenn Keator
  6. The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling
  7. Green Lantern: Legacy by Minh LĂȘ and Andie Tong (Illustrator)
  8. Just Like a Mama by Alice Faye Duncan and Charnelle Pinkney Barlow
  9. A Love Hate Thing by Whitney D. Grandison
  10. The Mess That We Made by Michelle Lord
  11. My Girlfriend is a T-Rex, Vol. 1 by Sanzo
  12. No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
  13. Property of the Rebel Librarian by Allison Varnes
  14. Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis
  15. The Ripple Effect by Malorie Blackman
  16. Shadowspell by Jenna Black
  17. Share Your Smile by Raina Telgemeier
  18. Something Borrowed by Richelle Mead
  19. There's a Murder Afoot by Vicki Delany
  20. The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala
  21. The Walking Bread by Winnie Archer
  22. World's Worst Parrot by Alice Kuipers
    Research
  1. A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen
  2. Black Hammer, Volume 4: Age of Doom Part Two by Jeff Lemire
  3. Clean Getaway by Nic Stone
  4. Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire
  5. Curse of the Were-wiener by Ursula Vernon
  6. The Great Brain Robbery by P.G. Bell
  7. The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson
  8. The Pretenders by Rebecca Hanover
  9. Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
  10. Roll with It by Jamie Sumner
  11. Uzumaki by Junji Ito
  12. The Winterhouse Mysteries by Ben Guterson and Chloe Bristol (Illustrator)
    Library book
  1. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol. 1: The Crucible by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack
  2. Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac
  3. The Fox Wish by Kimiko Aman
  4. I'm Worried by Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ridpath Ohi (illustrator)
  5. The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle by Shannon Hale

Read vs Review by Date - 2020
Read vs Review by Date for 2020

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