Sunday, June 30, 2013

June Reflections

In June, I read 65 books.

My top five:

Al Capone Does My Homework. Gennifer Choldenko. 2013. Penguin. 224 pages.
The Testing. Joelle Charbonneau. 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 344 pages.
The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail. Richard Peck. 2013. Penguin. 224 pages.
They Found Him Dead. Georgette Heyer. 1937. Sourcebooks. 325 pages
The Language Inside. Holly Thompson. 2013. Random House. 528 pages.

Children's Books:

  1. Off to First Grade. Louise Borden. Illustrated by Joan Rankin. 2008. Simon & Schuster. 40 pages. 
  2. Monsters on Machines. Deb Lund. Illustrated by Robert Neubecker. 2008. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 40 pages. 
  3. Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken. Kate DiCamillo. Illustrated by Harry Bliss. 2008. HarperCollins. 56 pages. 
  4. Utterly Otterly Day. Mary Casanova. Illustrated by Ard Hoyt. 2008. Simon & Schuster. 40 pages. 
  5. Madeline and the Cats of Rome. John Bemelmans Marciano. 2008. Penguin. 48 pages. 
  6. Friday My Radio Flyer Flew. Zachary Pullen. 2008. Simon & Schuster. 32 pages. 
  7. President Pennybaker. Kate Feiffer. Illustrated by Diane Goode. 2008. Simon & Schuster. 32 pages. 
  8. The Odd Egg. Emily Gravett. 2008. Simon & Schuster. 32 pages.         
  9. Yes, Let's. Galen Longstreth. Illustrated by Maris Wicks. 2013. Tanglewood Press. 32 pages. 
  10. Ball. Mary Sullivan. 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 40 pages. 
  11. Giddy-Up, Daddy! Troy Cummings. 2013. Random House. 40 pages. 
  12. Pirates vs. Cowboys. Aaron Reynolds. Illustrated by David Barneda. 2013. Random House. 40 pages. 
  13. When Mermaids Sleep. Ann Bonwill. Illustrated by Steven Johnson and Lou Fancher. 2013. Random House. 32 pages. 
  14. The Green Bath. Margaret Mahy. Illustrated by Steven Kellogg. 2013. Scholastic. 40 pages. 
  15. Bad Astrid. Eileen Brennan. Illustrated by Regan Dunnick. Random House. 40 pages.    
  16. Who Wants to Be A Poodle I don't. Lauren Child. 2009. Candlewick. 40 pages. 
  17. Llama Llama Misses Mama. Anna Dewdney. 2009. Penguin. 40 pages.
  18. Grumpy Grandpa. Heather Henson. Illustrated by Ross Macdonald. 2009. Simon & Schuster. 40 pages.
  19. Not Last Night But The Night Before. Colin McNaugton. Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. 2009. Candlewick. 32 pages.
  20. Oh, What a Beautiful Day! A Counting Book. Jeanne Modesitt. Illustrated by Robin Spowart. 2009. Boyds Mill Press. 32 pages.
  21. Snippet the Early Riser. Bethanie Deeney Murguia. 2013. Random House. 40 pages.
  22. The Story of Peppa Pig. Scholastic. 2013. 32 pages.
  23. Good Night, Sleep Tight. Mem Fox. Illustrated by Judy Horacek. 2013. Scholastic. 32 pages.
  24. Toys in Space. Mini Grey. 2013. Random House. 32 pages.
  25.  Ribbit. Rodrigo. Folgueira. Illustrated by Poly Bernatene. 2013. Random House. 32 pages.
Middle Grade and Young Adult:
  1. Al Capone Does My Homework. Gennifer Choldenko. 2013. Penguin. 224 pages. 
  2. The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail. Richard Peck. 2013. Penguin. 224 pages. 
  3. The Belgian Twins. Lucy Fitch Perkins. 1917. 124 pages. 
  4. The Jungle Book. Rudyard Kipling. 1894/1895/2012. Random House. 320 pages.  
  5. Odessa Again. Dana Reinhardt. 2013. Random House. 208 pages.
  6. The Language Inside. Holly Thompson. 2013. Random House. 528 pages.
  7. Magic for Marigold. L.M. Montgomery. 1929. 274 pages.
  8. Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz. L. Frank Baum. 1908. 148 pages. 
  9. The Moon and More. Sarah Dessen. Penguin. 384 pages.
  10. Only You Can Save Mankind. Terry Pratchett. 1992. 207 pages. 
  11. Emily's Quest. L.M. Montgomery. 1927. 228 pages.
  12. In A Glass Grimmly. Adam Gidwitz. 2012. Penguin. 192 pages.  
  13. The Testing. Joelle Charbonneau. 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 344 pages.
Adult Books:
  1. The Blue Castle. L.M. Montgomery. 1926. 218 pages.  
  2. The Red Box. Nero Wolfe. (Nero Wolfe #4) 1936. 266 pages. 
  3. The Reluctant Widow. Georgette Heyer. 1946/2008. Sourcebooks. 316 pages. 
  4. Detection Unlimited. Georgette Heyer. 1944/2010. Sourcebooks. 378 pages.  
  5. The Foundling. Georgette Heyer. 1948/2009. Sourcebooks. 439 pages. 
  6. The Autobiography of Methuselah. John Kendrick Bangs. 1909. 104 pages. 
  7. Arabella. Georgette Heyer. 1949/2009. Sourcebooks. 312 pages. 
  8. Death in the Stocks. Georgette Heyer. 1935/2009. Sourcebooks. 314 pages. 
  9. Behold, Here's Poison. Georgette Heyer. 1936/2009. Sourcebooks. 330 pages. 
  10. They Found Him Dead. Georgette Heyer. 1937. Sourcebooks. 325 pages    
  11. Strong Poison. Dorothy L. Sayers. 1930/1995. HarperCollins. 272 pages.  
  12. The Five Red Herrings. Dorothy L. Sayers. 1931. HarperCollins. 325 pages.
  13. A Blunt Instrument. Georgette Heyer. 1938. Sourcebooks. 309 pages.
Christian Books:
  1. The Christian Atheist: Believing in God But Living As If He Doesn't Exist. Craig Groeschel. 2010. Zondervan. 256 pages.
  2. Awesome Bible Verses Every Kid Should Know...And What They Mean. Rebecca Lutzer. 2013. Harvest House. 111 pages.
  3. The Book of Revelation. Adapted by Matt Dorff. Translated by Father Mark Arey and Father Philemon Sevastiades. Illustrated by Chris Koelle. 2012. Zondervan. 192 pages.  
  4. Love's Unfolding Dream. Janette Oke. 1987. Bethany House. 240 pages. 
  5. The Holy Spirit: Who He Is and What He Does. R.A. Torrey. Edited by Harold J. Chadwick. Bridge Logos. 343 pages. 
  6. In The Steps of the Master. H.V. Morton. 1934. 416 pages.  
  7. Creature of the Word. Matt Chandler, Eric Geiger, Josh Patterson. 2012. B&H. 256 pages.
  8. The Pilgrim's Progress. John Bunyan. 1678. 185 pages? 
  9. Expository Thoughts on the Gospel of Mark. J.C. Ryle. 384 pages. 
  10. Name Above All Names. Alistair Begg and Sinclair B. Ferguson. 2013. Crossway. 192 pages. 
  11. Children's Favorite Bible Stories. Compiled by Tama Fortner. Illustrated by Natalie Carabetta. 2012. Thomas Nelson. 432 pages.  
  12. The Glory of Heaven: The Truth About Heaven, Angels, and Eternal Life. John MacArthur. 1996/2013. Crossway. 224 pages.
  13. Done: What Most Religions Don't Tell You About the Bible. Cary Schmidt. 2005. Striving Together Publications. 114 pages.
  14. The Cure: The Divine RX for the Body of Christ: Life Changing Love. Harry Kraus, M.D. 2008. 188 pages.
© 2013 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

2 comments:

fredamans 1:38 PM  

WOW!!!
Happy July reading!

Miss Inga Page 7:27 AM  

Wow! That's amazing! I wish that I could read that many books in a single month! Happy reading!

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