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Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee
Captive Hearts of Oz Volume 2 by Ryo Maruya
Clever Little Witch by Mượn Thị Văn and Hyewon Yum
Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle
Death by Pumpkin Spice by Alex Erickson
Descender, Volume 3: Singularities by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
Dragon Kiss by E.D. Baker
Dread Pirate Fleur and the Ruby Heart by Sara Starbuck
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Joy McCullough
Flour in the Attic by Winnie Archer
The Fox Wish by Kimiko Aman and Komako Sakai
Home and Away by Candice Montgomery
I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski
If I Couldn't Be Anne by Kallie George and Geneviève Godbout
Leave It to Cleaver by Victoria Hamilton
The Lost Carnival by Michael Moreci
The Map of Stars by Laura Ruby
Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp
Outside In by Deborah Underwood and Cindy Derby
A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story by Sharon Langley, Amy Nathan and Floyd Cooper
Riviera Gold by Laurie R. King
The Shortest Way Home by Miriam Parker
A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow
A Song of Wraiths & Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown
Spell & Spindle by Michelle Schusterman
Spider-Man & Venom: Double Trouble by Mariko Tamaki and Gurihiru
Stepping Stones by Lucy Knisley
We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly

Miscellaneous
Canadian Book Challenge: 2020-2021

May 2020 Sources

May 2020 Summary

Thirty-three years of tracking my reading

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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: 2020-2021

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May 2020 Summary: 06/01/20

Reading report

May continued the COVID-19 shelter in place. The bookstore is now doing drop off pick-ups at a nearby coffee shop. It feels like we're buying through a black market. I email the bookstore owner. Every two weeks she emails with a list of what books have come in and the cost of the purchase. I write a check which I then give to the coffee shop owner while I order my coffee to go. June now enters in a new reality. It's one of protests, riots, looting, burning buildings and now a countywide curfew.

I read more books in May, 29, up from April's 19. I made my diverse reading goal. It was on par with April's accomplishment for reading diversely, just with more books.

On the reviews front, I also had a good month, with eighteen 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 13 from 15, and my 2019 books to review are down to 16 from 25. This year's books are at 55 of the 150 books read.

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