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Above by Roland Smith
Bobo the Sailor Man! by Eileen Rosenthal
Camp Spirit by Axelle Lenoir
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Volume 1: The Crucible by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack
The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
Daring Darleen, Queen of the Screen by Anne Nesbet
Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle
Descender, Volume 1: Tin Stars by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
Descender, Volume 2: Machine Moon by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse by Nicholas Gannon
The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
A Game of Fox and Squirrels by Jenn Reese
A Gift for a Ghost by Borja González
Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz
Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti
Lift by Minh Lê and Dan Santat
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
My Girlfriend is a T-Rex, Volume 1 by Sanzo
No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
Paperboy by Vince Vawter
Rick by Alex Gino
The Silence of Bones by June Hur
Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips
The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes
The Terrible Two's Last Laugh by Mac Barnett, Jory John, and Kevin Cornell
The Walking Bread by Winnie Archer
We Didn't Ask for This by Adi Alsaid
White Colander Crime by Victoria Hamilton

Miscellaneous
April 2020 Sources
April 2020 Summary

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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

Beat the Backlist 2020



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April 2020 Summary: 05/01/20

Reading report

April was a continuation of the COVID-19 stay at home routine. June graduations, the D.C. trip, summer camps, our anniversary roadtrip, were all canceled. We are fortunately in a position where we can afford to stay at home for as long as needed. Our son, though, has plans to attend college and we hope by fall he can actually move to the campus. But who knows?

I read fewer books in April, 19, down from March's 23. I made my my diverse reading goal. It was on par with March's accomplishment for reading diversely.

On the reviews front, I also had a good month, with twelve books qualifying.

I now have 2018, 2019, and 2020 read books to post on my blog. My reviews to post from 2018 is down to 15 from 18, and my 2019 books to review are down to 25 from 34. This year's books are at 48 of the 120 books read.

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