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Batman: Detective Comics, Volume 1: Rise of the Batmen by James Tynion IV and Eddy Barrows (Artist), et. al. Black Hammer, Volume 5: Reborn, Part One by Jeff Lemire, Caitlin Yarsky (Illustrator) et. al
Cajun Kiss of Death by Ellen Byron
The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken by Doreen Cronin and Kevin Cornell (Illustrations)
Claws for Suspicion by Deborah Blake and Laura Jennings (Narrator)
Crimes and Covers by Amanda Flower
Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire and Emily Bauer (Narrator)
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
Famous Mistakes by Carolyn Keene
The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis
Green Arrow: Stranded by Brendan Deneen and Caleb Hosalla (Illustrations)
I'll Go and Come Back by Rajani LaRocca and Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
Moriarty the Patriot, Volume 5 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi (Illustrations)
My Dress-Up Darling, Volume 1 by Shinichi Fukuda
One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle
Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie
The Promised Neverland Volume 1 by Kaiu Shirai, Posuka Demizu (Illustrator), and Luise Steggewentz (Translator)
Put Out to Pasture by Amanda Flower and Rachel Dulude (Narrator)
Smells Like Treasure by Suzanne Selfors
Spy x Family, Volume 1 by Tatsuya Endo and Casey Loe (Translator)
This Old Homicide by Kate Carlisle
Vanilla Beaned by Jenn McKinlay and Susan Boyce (narrator)
The View from the Very Best House in Town by Meera Trehan
The Way From Here by Jane Cockram
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero by E. Lockhart and Manuel Preitano (Illustrator)

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April 2022 Sources

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4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

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May in Review: 05/31/22

    Rating out of 5 stars

    Five Stars: (Completely loved the book)

  1. Claws for Suspicion by Deborah Blake and Laura Jennings (Narrator)
  2. Crimes and Covers by Amanda Flower
  3. 11 Birthdays by Wendy Masss
  4. Famous Mistakes by Carolyn Keene
  5. The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis
  6. Green Arrow: Stranded by Brendan Deneen and Caleb Hosalla (Illustrations)
  7. I'll Go and Come Back by Rajani LaRocca and Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
  8. Moriarty the Patriot, Volume 5 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi (Illustrations)
  9. My Dress-Up Darling, Volume 1 by Shinichi Fukuda
  10. Smells Like Treasure by Suzanne Selfors
  11. Spy x Family, Volume 1 by Tatsuya Endo and Casey Loe (Translator)
  12. The Way From Here by Jane Cockram
  13. Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero by E. Lockhart and Manuel Preitano (Illustrator)

    Four Stars: (Good but flawed)

  14. Batman: Detective Comics, Volume 1: Rise of the Batmen by James Tynion IV and Eddy Barrows (Artist), et. al.
  15. Black Hammer, Volume 5: Reborn, Part One by Jeff Lemire, Caitlin Yarsky (Illustrator) et. al
  16. Cajun Kiss of Death by Ellen Byron
  17. The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken by Doreen Cronin and Kevin Cornell (Illustrations)
  18. Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire and Emily Bauer (Narrator)
  19. One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle
  20. The Promised Neverland Volume 1 by Kaiu Shirai, Posuka Demizu (Illustrator), and Luise Steggewentz (Translator)
  21. Put Out to Pasture by Amanda Flower and Rachel Dulude (Narrator)
  22. This Old Homicide by Kate Carlisle

    Three Stars: (Average)

  23. Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie
  24. Vanilla Beaned by Jenn McKinlay and Susan Boyce (narrator)
  25. The View from the Very Best House in Town by Meera Trehan
  26. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

    Two Stars: (OK)

    One Star: (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. Bleeding Hearts by Susan Wittig Albert
  2. Broadway Bird by Alex Timbers and Alisa Coburn (Illustrations)
  3. Christmas Cookie Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator)
  4. Claws for Suspicion by Deborah Blake
  5. Deadly Appearances by Gail Bowen
  6. Deadly Summer Nights by Vicki Delany
  7. Death by Espresso by Alex Erickson
  8. Death in Four Courses by Lucy Burdette
  9. Death on the Shelf by Allison Brook and Mia Gaskin (Narrator)
  10. Faux Paw by Sofie Kelly
  11. Heartstopper: Volume One by Alice Oseman
  12. Heartstopper: Volume Two by Alice Oseman
  13. Heartstopper: Volume Three by Alice Oseman
  14. Killer in the Carriage House by Sheila Connolly, Emily Durante (Narrator)
  15. The Legend of the Dream Giants by Dustin Hansen
  16. Mazebook #1 by Jeff Lemire
  17. Mein Leben als Werwolf-Butler 01 by Megumi Muraoka and Alexandra Klepper (Translator) (May 2022)
  18. Moriarty the Patriot, Volume 5 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi (Illustrations)
  19. Mycroft and Sherlock by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse
  20. New from Here by Kelly Yang
  21. Reclaim the Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space edited by Zoraida Córdova
  22. Rise of the Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste
  23. Three Tainted Teas by Lynn Cahoon and Angie Hickman (Narrator)
  24. Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix by Aminah Mae Safi
  25. The Way From Here by Jane Cockram

    Research

  26. One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

    Review

    Library book

  27. I'll Go and Come Back by Rajani LaRocca and Sara Palacios (Illustrator) (May 2022)
  28. Really Truly by Heather Vogel Frederick
  29. The Unkindness of Ravens by J. Torres and Faith Erin Hicks (Illustrations)

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