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The Amelia Six by Kristin L. Gray
Claws for Concern by Miranda James
A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette and Joell Jacob
Death by Vanilla Latte by Alex Erickson
Descender, Volume 4: Orbital Mechanics by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
Every Missing Piece by Melanie Conklin
The Future is Blue by Catherynne M. Valente
Giant Days Volume 13 by John Allison
The Grim Reader by Kate Carlisle
The House in Poplar Wood by K.E. Ormsbee
Hunted by the Sky by Tanaz Bhathena
In the Shadow of the Glacier by Vicki Delany
In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow
Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe by Sarah Mlynowski
Lu by Jason Reynolds
A Match Made in Heaven by Trina Robbins and Xian Nu Studio
The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott
Nightschool: The Weirn Books Collector's Edition, Volume 1 by Svetlana Chmakova
No Grater Danger by Victoria Hamilton and Emily Woo Zeller
The Not So Boring Letters of Private Nobody by Matthew Landis
Once Upon an Eid edited by S.K. Ali
The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
The Power of Her Pen by Lesa Cline-Ransome and John Parra
Property of the Rebel Librarian by Allison Varnes
Roll with It by Jamie Sumner
Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru
Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
This Is New York by Miroslav Sasek
Twelve Angry Librarians by Miranda James
Uzumaki by Junji Ito
Where the Watermelons Grow by Cindy Baldwin

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4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

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June 2020 Summary: 07/01/20

Reading report

June continued the COVID-19 shelter in place, although with some modifications to what was allowed to be open. The bookstore can now do curbside pick-up or drop offs at the coffee shop. The protests have died down for now and the daily COVID-19 case numbers are reaching new and staggering records. In the middle of this my husband and our oldest child drove down to Los Angeles to find an apartment for the fall. UCLA has rescinded its housing and dining promises, meaning it's off campus living for the next four years. July should have been our 25th wedding anniversary road trip to Canada, but we are stuck at home because of COVID-19.

I read one less book in June, 28, up from May's 29. I just missed my diverse reading goal. I did however put together a Black author index for my blog.

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

I still have 2018, 2019, and 2020 read books to post on my blog. My reviews to post from 2018 is down to 10 from 13, and my 2019 books to review are down to 11 from 16. This year's books are at 71 of the 178 books read.

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