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Month in review

Reviews
Adventure on Whalebone Island by M.A. Wilson
Black Hammer Volume 2: The Event by Jeff Lemire
The Dark Lady by Irene Adler
A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong
Ghostbusters 101: Everyone Answers the Call by Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening
Habibi by Craig Thompson
If You Find This by Matthew Baker
Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina
Koko Be Good by Jen Wang
The League of Beastly Dreadfuls by Holly Grant
Locke & Key, Volume 2: Head Games by Joe Hill
Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
The Magician's Secret by Carolyn Keene
Not the Killing Type by Lorna Barrett
Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren Long
Patina by Jason Reynolds
Pierre the Maze Detective: The Search for the Stolen Maze Stone by Hiro Kamigaki
A Pug's Tale by Alison Pace
The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente
Sabotage at Willow Woods by Carolyn Keene
Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of Room 11 by N. Griffin
Speedy in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson
Sunflower House by Eve Bunting
Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker by Molly B. Burnham
The Terrible Two Go Wild by Mac Barnett, Jory John, and Kevin Cornell
Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught
Waiting for Unicorns by Beth Hautala
The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks
Welcome to the Real World by Angela Melick
Winterhouse by Ben Guterson

Miscellaneous
December 2017 Sources
December 2017 Summary
Five stars in 2017
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (January 01)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (January 08)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (January 15)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (January 22)
It's Monday, What Are You Reading (January 29)

Road Essays
The transformative power of the cornfield: magic in the Marvelous Land of Oz

Previous month

Rating System

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


January in Review: 01/31/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Adventure on Whalebone Island by M.A. Wilson
  2. Black Hammer Volume 2: The Event by Jeff Lemire
  3. The Dark Lady by Irene Adler
  4. Ghostbusters 101: Everyone Answers the Call by Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening
  5. Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina
  6. Koko Be Good by Jen Wang
  7. Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
  8. Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
  9. Speedy in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson
  10. The Terrible Two Go Wild by Mac Barnett, Jory John, and Kevin Cornell
  11. The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks
  12. Welcome to the Real World by Angela Melick
  13. Winterhouse by Ben Guterson

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. The League of Beastly Dreadfuls by Holly Grant
  2. Locke & Key, Volume 2: Head Games by Joe Hill
  3. The Magician's Secret by Carolyn Keene
  4. Not the Killing Type by Lorna Barrett
  5. A Pug's Tale by Alison Pace
  6. Sabotage at Willow Woods by Carolyn Keene

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong
  2. Pierre the Maze Detective: The Search for the Stolen Maze Stone by Hiro Kamigaki
  3. Sunflower House by Eve Bunting
  4. Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught
  5. Waiting for Unicorns by Beth Hautala

    Two Stars (Finished but it was a chore to read)

  1. Habibi by Craig Thompson
  2. If You Find This by Matthew Baker
  3. Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren Long
  4. The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente
  5. Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of Room 11 by N. Griffin
  6. Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker by Molly B. Burnham

    One Star (Didn't finish or absolutely cannot recommend)

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Books by Age Group

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Baseball Genius by Tim Green
  2. Black Hammer, Volume 2: The Event by Jeff Lemire
  3. A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong
  4. Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford
  5. Giant Days, Vol. 6 by John Allison
  6. Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
  7. Murder Most Frothy by Cleo Coyle
  8. Night of the Animals by Bill Broun
  9. Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
  10. Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee
  11. The Terrible Two Go Wild by Mac Barnett
  12. Welcome to the Real World by Angela Melick
  13. Hamster Princess: Whiskerella by Ursula Vernon
  14. White Night by Jim Butcher
  15. Winterhouse by Ben Guterson
    Research
  1. The Road Is Yours by Reginald M. Cleveland
    Library book
  1. Big & Little Questions (According to Wren Jo Byrd) by Julie Bowe
  2. Dear Poppy by Ronni Arno
  3. Effie Starr Zook Has One More Question by Martha Freeman
  4. The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern
  5. Funny Girl by Betsy Bird
  6. House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser and Jon Klassen
  7. Lemons by Melissa Savage
  8. Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
  9. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
  10. The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger
  11. Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh by Uma Krishnaswami
  12. The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks
  13. The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / January 2018
Read vs Review by Date for 2018

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