Wednesday, April 30, 2014

April Reflections

In April I read 51 books.

Board books, picture books, early readers:

  1. The Very Cranky Bear. Nick Bland. 2008/2014. Scholastic. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  2. Mighty Dads. Joan Holub. Illustrated by James Dean. 2014. Scholastic. 40 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  3. Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons. Jon J. Muth. 2014. Scholastic. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  4. Hot Rod Hamster Monster Truck Mania. Cynthia Lord. Illustrated by Derek Anderson. 2014. Scholastic. 40 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  5. The End (Almost) Jim Benton. 2014. Scholastic. 40 pages. [Source: Review copy]      
  6. Peppa Pig: My Mommy. 2014. Scholastic. 16 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  7. Best Friends Pretend. Linda Leopold Strauss. Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger. 2014. 14 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  8. Who Can Jump? Sebastien Braun. 2014. Candlewick. 14 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  9. Who Can Swim? Sebastien Braun. 2014. Candlewick. 14 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  10. The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by David McPhail. Text from 1902. Illustrations from 1986. Board book format 2014. Scholastic. 28 pages.     
  11. Planets. Scholastic Discover More, Level 1. Gail Tuchman. 2014. Scholastic. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  12. Dolphin Dive. Scholastic Discover More, Level 2. James Buckley, Jr. 2014. Scholastic. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  13.   Where In the World? World-Famous Landmarks. Scholastic Discover More, Level 3. Laaren Brown. 2014.
Middle grade and young adult:
  1. The False Prince. Jennifer A. Nielsen. 2012. Scholastic. 342 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2. The Runaway King. Jennifer A. Nielsen. 2013. Scholastic. 352 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  3. The Shadow Throne. Jennifer A. Nielsen. 2014. Scholastic. 336 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  4. Starstruck. Rachel Shukert. 2013. Random House. 339 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  5. Love Me. (Starstruck #2). Rachel Shukert. 2014. Random House. 336 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. Melisande. E. Nesbit. Illustrated by P.J. Lynch. 1901/1988/1999. Candlewick. 48 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]   
  7. A Year Down Yonder. Richard Peck. 2000. Penguin. 144 pages. [Source: Library] 
  8. Starters. Lissa Price. 2012. Random House. 352 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  9. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World. By Tracy Kidder. Adapted for Young People by Michael French. 2013. Random House. 288 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  10. Meet Me in St. Louis: A Trip to the 1904 World's Fair. Robert Jackson. 2004. HarperCollins. 144 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  11. The House of Arden. E. Nesbit. 1908. 242 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]  
  12. Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin. 2013. Random House. 272 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  13. Ten Cents A Dance. Christine Fletcher. 2008/2010. Bloomsbury USA. 368 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  14. Lady Thief. A.C. Gaughen. 2014. Walker Books. 304 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  15. Switched at Birthday. Natalie Standiford. 2014. 240 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  16. The Good Lie. Robin Brande. 2014. Ryer Publishing. [Source: Review copy]
  17. The Trouble with Magic. Ruth Chew. 1976/2014. Random House. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  18. Magic in the Park. Ruth Chew. 1972/2014. Random House. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  19. Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles. Douglas Florian. 2014. Penguin. 160 pages. [Source: Library] 
Adult:
  1. Mansfield Park. Jane Austen. 1814. 464 pages. [Source: Book I Bought] 
  2. The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, The Playboy Prince. Jane Ridley. 2013. Random House. 752 pages. [Source: Library]
  3. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches. Alan Bradley. 2014. Random House. 310 pages. [Source: Library]
  4. When Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman. 1994. Random House. 746 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  5. Phineas Redux. Anthony Trollope. 1874. 768 pages. [Source: Book I bought]
  6. Miss Pym Disposes. Josephine Tey. 1946. 238 pages. [Source: Book I Bought]
Christian fiction and nonfiction:
  1. Sincerely Yours. A Novella Collection. Jane Kirkpatrick. Amanda Cabot. Laurie Alice Eakes. Ann Shorey. 2014. Revell. 384 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  2. Taking God At His Word. Kevin DeYoung. 2014. Crossway. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  3. Everyone's A Theologian. R.C. Sproul. 2014. Reformation Trust. 360 pages. [Source: Borrowed from friend] 
  4. In My Place Condemned He Stood: Celebrating the Glory of the Atonement. J.I. Packer and Mark Dever. 2008. Crossway. 192 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  5. And He Dwelt Among Us: Teachings From the Gospel of John. A.W. Tozer. 2009. Regal. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]  
  6. Saved In Eternity (The Assurance of Salvation #1) D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. 1988. Crossway. 187 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  7. Safe in the World (The Assurance of Salvation #2). D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. 1988. Crossway. 160 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  8. The Life of Our Lord: Written For His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849. Charles Dickens. 1934/1999. Simon & Schuster. 128 pages. [Source: Bought]
  9.  Sanctified Through the Truth. (The Assurance of Salvation #3) D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. 1989. Crossway. 153 pages. [Source: Bought]  
  10. Growing in the Spirit (Assurance of Salvation #4) D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. 1989. Crossway. 158 pages. [Source: Bought]  
  11. For Such A Time. Kate Breslin. 2014. Bethany House. 430 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  12. Love Comes Calling. Siri Mitchell. 2014. Bethany House. 400 pages. [Source: Review copy
  13. Pelican Bride. (Gulf Coast Chronicles #1) Beth White. 2014. Revell. 367 pages. [Source: Review copy]
© 2014 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

3 comments:

Susan 10:53 PM  

Wow. Kids books, picture books, YA books and adult books! You read everything this month, Becky! That was quite something to read the list of. What was your favourite book(s) that you read this month?

Suko 12:41 AM  

I wonder what the page count would be. Wow!

fredamans 1:45 PM  

Another awesome month!
I really wanna read Starters... I have it but haven't got time yet.
Happy May reading!

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