Monday, June 1, 2009

May Books

Picture Books
Ladybug Girl, by
David Somar and Jackie Davis
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy, by David Somar and Jackie Davis

Juvenile Books

The Unnameables, by Ellen Booraem
  • I'm still somewhat undecided about this book
Treasure of Blackbird Rock, by Julian Press

Piper Reed: The Great Gypsy, by Kimberly Willis Holt
  • meh
Dear Mr. Henshaw, by Beverly Cleary
  • nice enough story, but I can't really figure out why it won a Newbery
The Magic Thief, by Sarah Prineas * (audio book) (re-read)
  • Fun
The Last Olympian, by Rick Riordan

Sammy Keyes and the Runaway Elf, by
Wendelin Van Draanen *
  • still love Sammy
Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson *
  • Fascinating. Hopefully a real review will be posted soon...
I So Don't Do Mysteries, by Barrie Summy
  • I wanted to like this one so much more than I actually did

Young Adult Books
The Dragonfly Pool, by Eva I
  • enjoyable
Snow, by Tracy Lynn (re-read)
  • it's ok. I'm working on a review for this one too.
Wintergirls, by Laurie Halse Anderson *

Flipped, by
Wendelin Van Draanen *

What I Saw and How I Lied, by
Judy Blundell
  • I have no idea why this beat Frankie for the National Book Award
The Smile, by Donna Jo Napoli
  • interesting take on the Mona Lisa
Adult Books
The Language of Bees, by Laurie R. King *

1 comment:

Janssen said...

SO with you on "What I Saw and How I Lied." Boggles my mind!