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An Appetite for Murder by Lucy Burdette
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
Better Homes and Corpses by Kathleen Bridge
Butterflies Are Pretty ... Gross! by Rosemary Mosco and Jacob Souva (Illustrations)
Cookies and Clairvoyance by Bailey Cates
Cut to the Corpse by Lucy Lawrence
Death Overdue by Allison Brook
Furbidden Fatality by Deborah Blake
Gideon Falls, Volume 4: The Pentoculus by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (Illustrator)
How to Make a Bird by Meg McKinlay and Matt Ottley (Illustrator)
I Think I Love You by Auriane Desombre
Indigo Dying by Susan Wittig Albert
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Volume 1 by Sumito Oowara
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu (Illustrator)
Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews
Potions and Pastries by Bailey Cates
Red Bones by Ann Cleeves
Revenge of the Horned Bunnies by Ursula Vernon
The Seeds by Ann Nocenti and David Aja (Artist) Shopaholic to the Rescue by Sophie Kinsella
Swamp Thing: Twin Branches by Maggie Stiefvater and Morgan Beem (illustrator)
This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews
Three Men on the Bummel by Jerome K. Jerome
To Brew or Not to Brew by Joyce Tremel
Trouble in the Stars by Sarah Prineas
Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim
War Stories by Gordon Korman
The White Cat's Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King's Lap: Volume 1 by Kureha
Yokohama Station SF by Yuba Isukari

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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 in Review: 06/30/21

Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Better Homes and Corpses by Kathleen Bridge
  2. Butterflies Are Pretty ... Gross! by Rosemary Mosco and Jacob Souva (Illustrations)
  3. Cookies and Clairvoyance by Bailey Cates
  4. Furbidden Fatality by Deborah Blake
  5. Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Volume 1 by Sumito Oowara
  6. Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu (Illustrator)
  7. Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews
  8. Potions and Pastries by Bailey Cates
  9. Shopaholic to the Rescue by Sophie Kinsella
  10. This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews
  11. Trouble in the Stars by Sarah Prineas
  12. Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim
  13. Yokohama Station SF by Yuba Isukari

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  1. An Appetite for Murder by Lucy Burdette
  2. Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
  3. Death Overdue by Allison Brook
  4. Gideon Falls, Volume 4: The Pentoculus by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (Illustrator)
  5. Red Bones by Ann Cleeves
  6. Revenge of the Horned Bunnies by Ursula Vernon
  7. The Seeds by Ann Nocenti and David Aja (Artist)
  8. To Brew or Not to Brew by Joyce Tremel
  9. War Stories by Gordon Korman
  10. The White Cat's Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King's Lap: Volume 1 by Kureha

    Three Stars: (Average)

  1. Cut to the Corpse by Lucy Lawrence
  2. How to Make a Bird by Meg McKinlay and Matt Ottley (Illustrator)
  3. I Think I Love You by Auriane Desombre
  4. Indigo Dying by Susan Wittig Albert
  5. Three Men on the Bummel by Jerome K. Jerome

    Two Stars: (OK)

  1. Swamp Thing: Twin Branches by Maggie Stiefvater and Morgan Beem (illustrator)

    One Star: (Did not finish)

  1. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

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Books and stories read this month (reviews coming)

    Personal Collection
  1. Better Homes and Corpses by Kathleen Bridge
  2. A Cajun Christmas Killing by Ellen Byron
  3. Cut to the Corpse by Lucy Lawrence
  4. Deadly Ever After by Eva Gates
  5. Dough Boys by Paula Chase
  6. Furbidden Fatality by Deborah Blake
  7. Murder by Page One by Olivia Matthews
  8. Red Velvet Revenge by Jenn McKinlay
  9. Sleight of Paw by Sofie Kelly
  10. This Is Venice by Miroslav Sasek
  11. To Brew or Not to Brew by Joyce Tremel
  12. Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim
  13. Well Met by Jen DeLuca
  14. Wicked Things by John Allison and Max Sarin (Illustrations)
  15. The White Cat's Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King's Lap: Volume 1 by Kureha
  16. Witches and Wedding Cake by Bailey Cates
    Research
  1. One Way or Another by Kara McDowell
  2. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  3. Trouble in the Stars by Sarah Prineas
  4. Yokohama Station SF by Yuba Isukari
    Review
    Library book

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