Books Read in June – 12/48
Catcher, Caught, Sarah Collins Honenberger
The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, Benjamin Hale
Wild Bill Donovan, Douglas Waller
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
Well Bred and Dead, Catherine O’Connell
Perfect on Paper: The (Mis)Adventures of Waverly Bryson, Maria Murnane
Traitor’s Wife, Susan Higginbotham
Tommy Babcock: A World War II Thriller, Rich Whitney Turner
Diary of a Mad Fat Girl, Stephanie McAfee
Mystery: An Alex Delaware Novel, Jonathan Kellerman
Moonlight Cove, Sherryl Woods
 Charming, heartbreaking, and an excellent reason to reacquaint yourself with Holden Caulfield and why so many young boys identify with him.
 Transfixing fictional narrative told from the perspective of a chimpanzee, born in the Lincoln Park Zoo, who learns to speak English, and the devastating results.
 Biography of the larger-than-life man who conceived of and ran the
 Young adult fiction that’ll grab most adults, too. Harry Potter + time travel + gothic = most excellent read. Yes, there’ll be a sequel.
 My friend Walt assured me I’d love this book; the opposite is true. The main character is by far the most shallow, unreasonable and unlikeable I’ve run across in a long, long time.
 On the other hand, this book I did love. The protagonist is real a charmer and the story’s got a lot of wit.
 Historical fiction, set in the world of
 I really liked this story of half a Hollywood brother/sister dance duo, bored and at loose ends when his sister marries and moves to the
 Not your run-of-the-mill chick lit. Bitterly funny.
 Grade C. If I wasn’t already invested in the characters from previous books, I probably would have rated this lower. Kellerman just didn’t hit the emotional notes he usually does.
 Yes, they’re light reading. Still, I like Woods’ characters.