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The Bawk-ness Monster by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter
The Cats Came Back by Sofie Kelly and Cassandra Campbell (Narrator)
Elf Dog and Owl Head by M.T. Anderson and Junyi Wu (Illustrator)
Father's Day Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator)
Frank and Bert by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Frozen Detective by Amanda Flower and Laura Faye Smith (Narrator)
Girl Taking Over by Sarah Kuhn and Arielle Jovellanos (Illustrator)
The Golden Frog Games by Claribel A. Ortega
If the Shoe Kills by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator)
Komi Can’t Communicate, Volume 5 Tomohito Oda
Like a Sister by Kellye Garrett
The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again, Today, Volume 2 by Hitsuji Yamada
Murder is a Piece of Cake by Valerie Burns and Jasmin Walker (Narrator)
Off the Map by Trish Doller
The Perfect Staging for Murder by Kathleen Bridge and Vanessa Daniels (Narrator)
Sisterhood of Sleuths by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Volume 1 by Kagiji Kumanomata
Steeped in Malice by Vicki Delany and Shaina Summerville (Narrator)
Superwomen in Love!, Volume 1 by Sometime
xxxHOLiC Rei, Volume 1 by CLAMP (reread)
A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

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August in Review: 08/31/23

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. The Bawk-ness Monster by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter
  2. Elf Dog and Owl Head by M.T. Anderson and Junyi Wu (Illustrator)
  3. Frank and Bert by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
  4. Girl Taking Over by Sarah Kuhn and Arielle Jovellanos (Illustrator)
  5. The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again, Today, Volume 2 by Hitsuji Yamada
  6. Murder is a Piece of Cake by Valerie Burns and Jasmin Walker (Narrator)
  7. Off the Map by Trish Doller
  8. Sisterhood of Sleuths by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
  9. Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Volume 1 by Kagiji Kumanomata
  10. Steeped in Malice by Vicki Delany and Shaina Summerville (Narrator)
  11. xxxHOLiC Rei, Volume 1 by CLAMP (reread)

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  12. The Cats Came Back by Sofie Kelly and Cassandra Campbell (Narrator)
  13. Father's Day Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator)
  14. Frozen Detective by Amanda Flower and Laura Faye Smith (Narrator)
  15. If the Shoe Kills by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator)
  16. Komi Can’t Communicate, Volume 5 Tomohito Oda
  17. Like a Sister by Kellye Garrett
  18. The Perfect Staging for Murder by Kathleen Bridge and Vanessa Daniels (Narrator)

    Three Stars: (Average)

  19. The Golden Frog Games by Claribel A. Ortega
  20. Superwomen in Love!, Volume 1 by Sometime
  21. A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

    Two Stars: (OK)

    One Star: (Did not finish)

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Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection

  1. Cold Brew Corpse by Tara Lush and Kae Marie Denino (Narrator) (2021)
  2. Danger at the Iron Dragon by Carolyn Keene (2021)
  3. Death by Iced Coffee by Alex Erickson and Melissa Moran (Narrator) (2023)
  4. Dressed to Kill by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator) (2015)
  5. Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story by Sarah Kuhn and Arielle Jovellanos (Illustrator) (2023)
  6. Hope Springs by Lynne Hinton (2003)
  7. The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again, Today, Volume 2 by Hitsuji Yamada (2019)
  8. Off the Map by Trish Doller (2023)
  9. The Perfect Staging for Murder by Kathleen Bridge and Vanessa Daniels (Narrator) (2023)
  10. Saturn Apartments, Volume 2 by Hisae Iwaoka and Rachel Balzora Thorn (Translator) (2007)
  11. The Scariest Kitten in the World by Kate Messner and MacKenzie Haley (Illustrations) (2023)
  12. Star Spangled Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2005)
  13. Steeped in Malice by Vicki Delany and Shaina Summerville (Narrator) (2023)
  14. Superwomen in Love!, Volume 1 by sometime (2019)
  15. A Wrench in the Works by Kate Carlisle and Eileen Stevens (Narrator) (2018)
  16. xxxHOLiC Rei, Volume 1 by CLAMP (2014)

    Research

  17. Elf Dog and Owl Head by M.T. Anderson and Junyi Wu (Illustrator) (2023)
  18. The Family Fortuna by Lindsay Eagar (2023)
  19. Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, Volume 4 by Sumito Oowara and Kumar Sivasubramanian (Translator) (2019)

    Review

  20. Shareware Heroes by Richard Moss (2022)

    Library book

  21. How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague (Illustrator) (2009)

Read vs Review by Date - 2023
Read vs Review by Date for 2023

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