Saturday, October 31, 2015

October Reflections

In October I read 56 books.

Board books:

  1. Board Book: Counting Dogs (StoryBox Book). Eric Barclay. 2015. Scholastic. 16 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2. Board Book: Are You My Mommy? Mary Murphy. 2015. Candlewick. 16 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  3. Board Book: Peek-a-Boo Farm. Joyce Wan. 2015. Scholastic. 14 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  4. Board Book: Are You My Mommy? Joyce Wan. 2014 [December] Scholastic. 18 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
Picture books:
  1. Frankie Liked To Sing. John Seven. Illustrated by Jana Christy. 2015. Harry N. Abrams. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2. Ketzel, The Cat Who Composed. Leslea Newman. Illustrated by Amy June Bates. 2015. Candlewick. 40 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  3. The Day the Crayons Came Home. Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. 2015. Penguin. 48 pages. [Source: Library] 
  4. How to Read A Story. Kate Messner. Illustrated by Mark Siegel. 2015. Chronicle. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
  5. How To Be Friends With a Dragon. Valeri Gorbachev. 2012. Albert Whitman and Company. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
  6. Ding Dong! Gorilla! Michelle Robinson. Illustrated by Leonie Lord. 2013. Peachtree. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
  7. Duck in the Fridge. Jeff Mack. 2014. Two Lions. 32 pages. [Source: Library]
  8. The Full Moon at the Napping House. Audrey Wood. 2015. HMH. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  9. Willy's Stories. Anthony Browne. 2015. Candlewick. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  10. Hooper Humperdink...? Not Him! Theo LeSieg (Dr. Seuss). Illustrated by Charles E. Martin. 1976. Random House. 48 pages. [Source: Library] 
  11. Would You Rather Be A Bullfrog? Theo LeSieg (Dr. Seuss). Illustrated by Roy McKie. 1975. Random House. 36 pages. [Source: Library]
  12. Please Try to Remember the First of Octember. Theo LeSieg (Dr. Seuss). Illustrated by Art Cumings. 1977. Random House. 48 pages. [Source: Library]
  13. I Can Read With My Eyes Shut. Dr. Seuss. 1978. Random House. 48 pages. [Source: Library]
  14.  Oh Say Can You Say. Dr. Seuss. 1979. Random House. 36 pages. [Source: Library]
  15. The Tooth Book. Dr. Seuss. Illustrated by Joe Mathieu. 1981. Random House. 48 pages. [Source: Library]
Early readers and chapter books:
  1. Lana's World: Let's Have A Parade. Erica Silverman. Illustrated by Jess Golden. 2015. HMH. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2. Lana's World: Let's Go Fishing. Erica Silverman. Illustrated by Jess Golden. 2015. HMH. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  3. Big Dog and Little Dog Wearing Sweaters. Dav Pilkey. 2015. HMH. 24 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  4. Big Dog and Little Dog Getting In Trouble. Dav Pilkey. 1997/2015. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 24 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  5. The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party. Shannon Hale. Illustrated by LeUyen Pham. 2015. Candlewick. 96 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. Dory and the Real True Friend. Abby Hanlon. 2015. Penguin. 160 pages. [Source: Library]
  7. The Story of Diva and Flea. Mo Willems. Illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi. 2015. Disney-Hyperion. 80 pages. [Source: Library]
  8. Poor Excuse for A Dragon. Geoffrey Hayes. 2011. Random House. 48 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
Middle grade: 
  1. Enchanted Air. Margarita Engle. Illustrated by Edel Rodriguez. 2015. Simon & Schuster. 208 pages. [Source: Library]  
  2. The Great American Mousical. Julie Andrews Edwards. 2006. HarperCollins. 160 pages. [Source: Library]
  3. Emerald Atlas. John Stephens. 2011. Random House. 448 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  4. Book, My Autobiography. John Agard. Illustrated by Neil Packer. 2015. Candlewick. 144 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  5. Ship of Dolls. Shirley Parenteau. 2014. Candlewick. 272 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. Best Friend Battle. Lindsay Eyre. Illustrated by Charles Santoso. 2015. Scholastic. 160 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  7. Nightbird. Alice Hoffman. 2015. Random House. 208 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  8. The Crossover. Kwame Alexander. 2014. HMH. 240 pages. [Source: Library]
  9. Orbiting Jupiter. Gary D. Schmidt. 2015. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 160 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  10. Handful of Stars. Cynthia Lord. 2015. Scholastic. 192 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  11. My Near-Death Adventures. Alison DeCamp. 2015. Random House. 256 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  12. Circus Mirandus. Cassie Beasley. 2015.  Random House. 304 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  13. Chasing Secrets. Gennifer Choldenko. 2015. Random House. 288 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  14. Two for Joy. Gigi Amateau. Illustrated by Abigail Marble. 2015. Candlewick. 96 pages. [Source: Review copy]
Young adult:
  1. Somewhere There Is Still A Sun. Michael Gruenbaum and Todd Hasak-Lowy. 2015. 384 pages. [Source: Library]
Adult books:
  1. Nutcracker of Nuremberg. Alexandre Dumas. Illustrated by Else Hasselris. Translated by Grace Gingras. 1844/1930/2013. Pook Press. 172 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. Wouldn't It Be Deadly. D.E. Ireland. 2014. Minotaur. 336 pages. [Source: Library]
Christian fiction:
  1. The Imposter. Suzanne Woods Fisher. 2015. Revell. 320 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
Christian nonfiction:  
  1. Christians Get Depressed Too. David Murray. 2010. Reformation Heritage. 112 pages. [Source: Borrowed]
  2. Spurgeon's Sorrows. Zack Eswine. 2014. Christian Focus. 144 pages. [Source: Borrowed]
  3. The Happy Christian. David Murray. 2015. Thomas Nelson. 256 pages. [Source: Borrowed] 
  4. God's Promise of Happiness. Randy Alcorn. 2015. Tyndale. 112 pages. [Source: Borrowed]  
  5. The Biggest Story. Kevin DeYoung. Illustrated by Don Clark. 2015. Crossway. 132 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  6. The Story of God's Love for You. Sally Lloyd-Jones. 2015. Zondervan. 208 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  7. Journey to the Manger. Paula Gooder. 2015. Hymns Ancient & Modern. 128 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  8. Waiting on the Word. Malcolm Guite. 2015. Canterbury Press. 178 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  9. 100 Greatest Songs In Christian Music: The Stories Behind The Music That Changed Our Lives Forever. CCM. 2006. Thomas Nelson. 196 pages. [Source: Gift]
  10. Searching for Sunday. Rachel Held Evans. 2015. Thomas Nelson. 240 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  11. The Message 100: The Story of God in Sequence. Eugene H. Peterson. 2015. NavPress. 1600 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
© 2015 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


fredamans 3:53 PM  

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