Book Reviews: 2014

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January
Jan. 1- The Clue In The Diary (Nancy Drew #7), by Carolyn Keene ★★★ 1/2
Jan. 10- Castaways Of The Flying Dutchman, by Brian Jacques ★★★ 1/2
Jan. 23- Fifty Shades Of Grey (Fifty Shades #1), by E.L. James ★

February
Feb. 13- The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew #2), by Carolyn Keene ★★★ 1/2
Feb. 13- The Bean Trees, by Barbara Kingsolver ★★★★★
Feb. 19- ☊ Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte ★★★ 1/2
Feb. 20- ☊ Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson ★★★★
Feb. 22- Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell ★★★★
Feb. 24- Those Who Save Us, by Jenna Blum ★★★★★
Feb. 25- ☊ I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith ★★ 1/2
Feb. 25- Divergent, by Veronica Roth ★★★
Feb. 28- The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield ★★★★★
Feb. 28- Afterwards, by Rosamund Lupton ★★★★ 1/2

March
Mar. 9- The Stepsister Scheme (Princess #1), by Jim C. Hines ★★★ 1/2
Mar. 13- The Mermaid's Madness (Princess #2), by Jim C. Hines ★★★
Mar. 18- A Dewdrop Away, by C.A. Allen ★★★
Mar. 18- Doomsday Book, by Connie Willis ★★★★
Mar. 22- Red Hood's Revenge (Princess #3), by Jim C. Hines ★★★
Mar. 23- The Invention Of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick ★★★★
Mar. 28- The Snow Queen's Shadow (Princess #4), by Jim C. Hines ★★★
Mar. 31- Brownies And Broomsticks (Magical Bakery Mystery #1), by Bailey Cates ★★★ 1/2

April
Apr. 5- Bewitched, Bothered, And Biscotti (Magical Bakery Mystery #2), by Bailey Cates ★★★ 1/2
Apr. 8- Charms And Chocolate Chips (Magical Bakery Mystery #3), by Bailey Cates ★★★ 1/2
Apr. 17- Mudbound, by Hillary Jordan ★★★★
Apr. 21- Ender's Game (Ender Saga #1), by Orson Scott Card ★★★★★
Apr. 25- Dragonflight (Dragonriders Of Pern #1), by Anne McCaffrey ★★★★★
Apr. 30- The Giver (The Giver Trilogy #1), by Lois Lowry ★★★★

May
May 4- ☊ Dragonquest (Dragonriders Of Pern #2), by Anne McCaffrey ★★★★★
May 13- Guns, Germs, And Steel: The Fates Of Human Societies, by Jared Diamond ★★★ 1/2
May 15- Wonder, by R.J. Palacio ★★★★★
May 18- Watchmen, by Alan Moore ★★★★★
May 18- ☊ The White Dragon (Dragonriders Of Pern #3), by Anne McCaffrey ★★★ 1/2
May 24- Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan  ★★★★★
May 26- The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini ★★★★ 1/2
May 29- ☊ Moloka'i, by Alan Brennert ★★★★ 1/2
May 31- The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak ★★★ 1/2

June
Jun. 8- The River Of No Return, by Bee Ridgway ★★★
Jun. 10- ☊ Crocodile On The Sandbank (Amelia Peabody Mystery #1), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jun. 11- The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin ★★★ 1/2
Jun. 12- ☊ The Curse Of The Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody Mystery #2), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jun. 13- ☊ The Mummy Case (Amelia Peabody Mystery #3), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★ 1/2
Jun. 15- ☊ Lion In The Valley (Amelia Peabody Mystery #4), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★ 1/2
Jun. 17- ☊ The Deeds Of The Disturber (Amelia Peabody Mystery #5), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jun. 18- Driving Sideways, by Jess Riley ★★★ 1/2
Jun. 21- ☊ The Last Camel Died At Noon (Amelia Peabody Mystery #6), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jun. 21- Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse ★★★★★
Jun. 26- ☊ The Snake, The Crocodile, And The Dog (Amelia Peabody Mystery #7), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jun. 28- Black And Blue, by Anna Quindlen ★★★
Jun. 30- ☊ The Hippopotamus Pool (Amelia Peabody Mystery #8), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★

July
Jul. 4- ☊ Seeing A Large Cat (Amelia Peabody Mystery #9), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jul. 8- ☊ The Ape Who Guards The Balance (Amelia Peabody Mystery #10), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jul. 8- Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens ★★★★
Jul. 9- My Name Is Rapunzel, by K.C. Hilton ★
Jul. 12- The Fault In Our Stars, by John Green ★★★★★
Jul. 13- ☊ Guardian Of The Horizon (Amelia Peabody Mystery #16), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jul. 18- ☊ The Falcon At The Portal (Amelia Peabody Mystery #11), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jul. 19- The Maze Runner (Maze Runner #1), by James Dashner ★★ 1/2
Jul. 20- James And The Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl ★★★★
Jul. 25- ☊ He Shall Thunder In The Sky (Amelia Peabody Mystery #12), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Jul. 31- Vicious, by V.E. Schwab ★★★

August
Aug. 8- ☊ The Golden One (Amelia Peabody Mystery #14), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★★
Aug. 10- Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn ★★★ 1/2
Aug. 15- Lost Lake, by Sarah Addison Allen ★★★ 1/2
Aug. 20- ☊ Children Of The Storm (Amelia Peabody Mystery #15), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★
Aug. 31- City Of The Beasts, by Isabel Allende ★★★★
Aug. 31- The Magicians (The Magicians #1), by Lev Grossman ★★★★★

September
Sep. 4- ☊ The Serpent On The Crown (Amelia Peabody Mystery #17), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★
Sep. 7- ☊ Beastly, by Alex Flinn ★★★
Sep. 13- Into The Land Of The Unicorns (The Unicorn Chronicles #1), by Bruce Coville ★★★★ 1/2
Sep. 17- ☊ Tomb Of The Golden Bird (Amelia Peabody Series #18), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★
Sep. 23- ☊ A River In The Sky (Amelia Peabody Series #19), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★ 1/2
Sep. 23- ☊ Ella Enchanted, by Gail Carson Levine ★★★
Sep. 23- The Magician King (The Magicians #2), by Lev Grossman ★★★ 1/2
Sep. 30- Song Of The Wanderer (The Unicorn Chronicles #2), by Bruce Coville ★★★ 1/2

October
Oct. 5- Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline ★★★★ 1/2
Oct. 8- ☊ Lord Of The Silent (Amelia Peabody Mystery #13), by Elizabeth Peters ★★★★
Oct. 10- ☊ The War Of The Worlds, by H.G. Wells ★★★
Oct. 13- An Abundance Of Katherines, by John Green ★★★ 1/2
Oct. 17- The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson And The Olympians #1), by Rick Riordan ★★★ 1/2
Oct. 19- The Sea Of Monsters (Percy Jackson And The Olympians #2), by Rick Riordan ★★★ 1/2
Oct. 20- ☊ Dark Whispers (The Unicorn Chronicles #3), by Bruce Coville ★★★
Oct. 22- On The Beach, by Nevil Shute ★★★★
Oct. 29- ☊ The Last Hunt (The Unicorn Chronicles #4), by Bruce Coville ★★★ 1/2

November
Nov. 3- ☊ Beauty, by Robin McKinley ★★★
Nov. 8- ☊ The Goose Girl (The Books Of Bayern #1), by Shannon Hale ★★★★★
Nov. 14- The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson And The Olympians #3), by Rick Riordan ★★★
Nov. 14- ☊ Enna Burning (The Books Of Bayern #2), by Shannon Hale ★★★★ 1/2
Nov. 18- ☊ River Secrets (The Books Of Bayern #3), by Shannon Hale ★★★★ 1/2
Nov. 23- The Battle Of The Labyrinth (Percy Jackson And The Olympians #4), by Rick Riordan ★★★
Nov. 23- ☊ Forest Born (The Books Of Bayern #4), by Shannon Hale ★★★★
Nov. 26- The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson And The Olympians #5), by Rick Riordan ★★★ 1/2

December
Dec. 1- ☊ Dealing With Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1), by Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★
Dec. 2- ☊ Searching For Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2), by Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★
Dec. 7- ☊ Calling On Dragons (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles #3), by Patricia C. Wrede ★★★★
Dec. 8- ☊ The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien ★★★★★
Dec. 8- Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1), by J.K. Rowling ★★★★★
Dec. 11- A Redbird Christmas, by Fannie Flagg ★★★★ 1/2
Dec. 12- ☊ White Fang, by Jack London ★★★★★
Dec. 15- ☊ Talking To Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #4), by Patricia C. Wrede ★★★ 1/2
Dec. 18- ☊ The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion ★★★ 1/2
Dec. 31- ☊ The Fellowship Of The Ring (Lord Of The Rings #1), by J.R.R. Tolkien ★★★★★

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