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Month in review

Reviews
Adele in Sand Land by Claude Ponti
American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
Black Ice by Andy Lane
The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher
The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings by Sarah Prineas
Monster Trouble! by Lane Fredrickson and Michael Robertson
Murder Past Due by D.R. Meredith
Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett
Oscar Lives Next Door by Bonnie Farmer
The Phantom of Nantucket by Carolyn Keene
Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes
Slug Days by Sara Leach
Tenements, Towers & Trash by Julia Wertz
That Book Woman by Heather Henson

Miscellaneous
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (August 06, 2018)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (August 13, 2018)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (August 20, 2018)
July 2018 Sources
July 2018 Summary

Road Essays
FFFFFF: The far end of the spectrum: orphans who cross the cornfield to utopia
How I classify the road narrative protagonist

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


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August in Review: 08/31/18

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. American Street by Ibi Zoboi
  2. Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
  3. The Lost Books: The Scroll of Kings by Sarah Prineas
  4. Monster Trouble! by Lane Fredrickson and Michael Robertson
  5. Oscar Lives Next Door by Bonnie Farmer

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Adele in Sand Land by Claude Pont
  2. Murder Past Due by D.R. Meredith
  3. Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett
  4. Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes
  5. That Book Woman by Heather Henson

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Black Ice by Andy Lane
  2. The Phantom of Nantucket by Carolyn Keene
  3. Tenements, Towers & Trash by Julia Wertz

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

  1. Slug Days by Sara Leach

    One Star (Did not finish / cannot recommend)

  1. The Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Espresso Shot by Cleo Coyle (audiobook)
  2. Ghostbusters: Answer the Call by Kelly Thompson
  3. Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King
  4. Somnambulance by Fiona Smyth
  5. The Spook in the Stacks by Eva Gates
    Research
  1. Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs
  2. Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige
    Library book
  1. Bobo the Sailor Man! by Eileen Rosenthal
  2. Noragami: Stray God, Vol. 11 by Adachitoka
  3. Penguins of America by James Patterson
  4. The Poisoned House by Michael Ford
  5. Two Times a Traitor by Karen Bass

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