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Month in review

Reviews
Al Capone Throws Me a Curve by Gennifer Choldenko
Beyond: the Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology edited by Sfé R. Monster
Birding Is My Favorite Video Game by Rosemary Mosco
Border Markers by Jenny Ferguson
Buried in Books by Kate Carlisle
The Cat of the Baskervilles by Vicki Delany
Chicks Dig Time Lords edited by Lynne M. Thomas
Click'd by Tamara Ireland Stone
Comics Will Break Your Heart by Faith Erin Hicks
Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien
Disney Manga: Magical Dance Volume 1 by Nao Kodaka
Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
Ghostbusters: Crossing Over by Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening
Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen
Lost in the Labyrinth by Patrice Kindl
Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg
The Neighbors Are Watching by Debra Ginsberg
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall
The Sign in the Smoke by Carolyn Keene
Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
Summerlost by Ally Condie
Swap'd by Tamara Ireland Stone
Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs
Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann
Tiny Infinities by J.H. Diehl
To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens
The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf
Which Big Giver Stole the Chopped Liver? by Sharon Kahn
Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige

Miscellaneous
Curating while reading
February 2019 Sources
February 2019 Summary
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 04)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 11)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 18)
It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 25)
The slippery slope of trying to read current
When February is three months long

Road Essays
FF00CC: orphans in the maze of the city

FF0099: an orphan in a city labyrinth: a close reading of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere

FF0066: Orphans going offroad in the city

FF0033: An orphan's journey to the big city by way of the Blue Highway

Road Narrative Update for February 2019

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

Reading Challenges

Canadian Book Challenge: 2018-2019

Beat the Backlist 2019



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March in Review: 03/31/19

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Click'd by Tamara Ireland Stone
  2. Comics Will Break Your Heart by Faith Erin Hicks
  3. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
  4. The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall
  5. Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
  6. Swap'd by Tamara Ireland Stone
  7. The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. Beyond: the Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology edited by Sfé R. Monster
  2. Birding Is My Favorite Video Game by Rosemary Mosco
  3. The Cat of the Baskervilles by Vicki Delany
  4. Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien
  5. Ghostbusters: Crossing Over by Erik Burnham Dan Schoening
  6. Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen
  7. The Sign in the Smoke by Carolyn Keene
  8. Summerlost by Ally Condie
  9. Tiny Infinities by J.H. Diehl

    Three Stars (Average)

  1. Buried in Books by Kate Carlisle
  2. Chicks Dig Time Lords edited by Lynne M. Thomas
  3. Disney Manga: Magical Dance Volume 1 by Nao Kodaka
  4. Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
  5. Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg
  6. Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs
  7. To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
  8. Which Big Giver Stole the Chopped Liver? by Sharon Kahn

    Two Stars: (OK)

  1. Al Capone Throws Me a Curve by Gennifer Choldenko
  2. Border Markers by Jenny Ferguson
  3. Lost in the Labyrinth by Patrice Kindl
  4. The Neighbors Are Watching by Debra Ginsberg
  5. Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann
  6. Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens
  7. Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige

    One Stars: (Did not finish)

Books by Age

Books by Source

Books by Age Group
Books by Format

Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Border Markers by Jenny Ferguson
  2. Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley
  3. The 91-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton
  4. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
  5. Paper Girls, Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan
  6. Prose and Cons by Amanda Flower
  7. Swap'd by Tamara Ireland Stone
  8. To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  9. The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf
    Research
  1. Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor
  2. Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor
  3. Comics Will Break Your Heart by Faith Erin Hicks
  4. Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake
  5. Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
  6. Misfit City Vol. 1 by Kirsten Smith
  7. An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim
  8. The Penderwicks at Last by Jeanne Birdsall (audio)
  9. Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
  10. A Sprinkle of Spirits by Anna Meriano
    Library book
  1. All Ducks Are Birds: But, Not All Birds Are Ducks by Tara Michele Zrinski
  2. Birds & Other Animals with Pablo Picasso by Pablo Picasso
  3. Birds Make Nests by Michael Garland
  4. Bob the Artist by Marion Deuchars
  5. Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists by William Thomas Cooper
  6. Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko and Dan Santat (illustrator;
  7. The Ghost of Grey Fox Inn by Carolyn Keene
  8. Heartwood Hotel 1: A True Home by Kallie George
  9. Knife Edge by Andrew Lane
  10. Llamaphones by Janik Coat
  11. Magnificent Birds by Narisa Togo; library book
  12. Wrapped Up in You by Dan Jolley

Read vs Review by Date - Jan / August 2018
Read vs Review by Date for 2019

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