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Bookish Bingo Wrap Up

I had so much fun participating in the Bookish Bingo hosted by Great Imagination. This was the first time I participated and it was GREAT motivation to read through my shelves. I am actually quite proud of myself for finding so many books that I already owned (and have been putting off reading) for this challenge.

Here is how I did:

(links to the reviews of books I read)

A Stand Alone: Some Boys
Sky on the cover:
MC is a LGBTIA: Huntress
Set During Summer:
Pink Cover:
Starts with S,U, M, E or R: Evil Fairies Love Hair
A Thriller: Variant
Set on a Boat:
Asian MC:
A Middle Grade Novel: The Ghost of Graylock
A Series Finale: Of Neptune
A Retelling: Epic Fail
"Storm", "Rain" or "Thunder" in the title:
"July", "August", or September" in Title:
Blue Cover: Burning Blue
A Summer Release: Dream Boy
Strong Sibling Relationships: The Silver Rings
Featuring an Animal Companion: Into the Wild
Set on an Island:
Music or Dance themes: On Pointe
Road Trip: Destined for Doon
Magical Realism: Thin Space
Set in Europe: If I Should Die
Water on Cover: City of Ashes





I came SO close to filling up most of the card. Unfortunately, I started work mid August and it got crazy. I managed to complete 3 rows! I feel like that was pretty awesome for a first attempt. I can't wait to do this again!

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The Search for Delicious Natalie Babbitt
Product Details

Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Square Fish (August 21, 2007)
ISBN-10: 9780312369828
Source: My personal book


Summary from Amazon: Gaylen, the King’s messenger, a skinny boy of twelve, is off to poll the kingdom, traveling from town to farmstead to town on his horse, Marrow. At first it is merely a question of disagreement at the royal castle over which food should stand for Delicious in the new dictionary. But soon it seems that the search for Delicious had better succeed if civil war is to be avoided.


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