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Emily Vander Ark
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This is my journey in books for 2016!

I read 38,783 pages across 252 books Img bookstack 360

The Bunny Burrow Buyer's Book by Steve Light
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16 pages
The Bunny Burrow Buyer's Book: A...
972 pages
The Complete Fairy Tales and Sto...
The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories by Hans Christian Andersen
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The Creeping Shadow by Jonathan Stroud
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4.51 average
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Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey
Emily’s first review of the year
liked it
Although I would disagree with some practical aspects of Bessey's feminism, I found her book a refreshing reminder that women are cherished by God, and we have the power to move with him.
Seedswap by Josie Jeffery
Downsizing Your Home with Style by Lauri Ward
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories by Hans Christian Andersen
The Tooth Mouse by Susan Hood
The Iridescence of Birds by Patricia MacLachlan
it was amazing
A Kick in the Head by Paul B. Janeczko
The Hueys in... It Wasn't Me by Oliver Jeffers
The Perfect Tree by Chloe Bonfield
What’s the Opposite? by Oliver Jeffers
Zora's Zucchini by Katherine Pryor
really liked it
Virgil & Owen Stick Together by Paulette Bogan
Grandma's House by Alice Melvin
Spark Joy by Marie Kondō
Ragweed's Farm Dog Handbook by Anne Vittur Kennedy
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
A Whole Lot of Lucky by Danette Haworth
it was amazing
West of the Moon by Margi Preus
The Boy Who Lost Fairyland by Catherynne M. Valente
Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey
Saving Wonder by Mary Knight
it was amazing
The Bear Report by Thyra Heder
Lionheart by Richard Collingridge
Always Remember by Cece Meng
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Road Trip by Gary Paulsen
Action Movie Kid by Daniel Hashimoto
Home Rules by Nate Berkus
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Eli the Good by Silas House
Watch the Sky by Kirsten Hubbard
In Real Life by Jessica  Love
it was amazing
The Uses of Enchantment by Bruno Bettelheim
The Distance Between Lost and Found by Kathryn  Holmes
Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet
The Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels
Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hilton
The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson
Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby
The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart
The Tree in the Courtyard by Jeff Gottesfeld
really liked it
Imagine a World by Rob Gonsalves
Noni the Pony Goes to the Beach by Alison Lester
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox
Frankenstein by Jennifer Adams
Don Quixote by Jennifer Adams
Goodnight Mr. Darcy by Kate Coombs
Compound, The by Stephanie Stuve Bodeen
Why Dogs Have Wet Noses by Kenneth Steven
Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett
My Dog's a Chicken by Susan McElroy Montanari
really liked it
Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer
The Secret Garden by Jennifer Adams
The Stranded Whale by Jane Yolen
Beatrix Potter and Her Paint Box by David McPhail
really liked it
Yaks Yak by Linda Sue Park
Land Shark by Beth Ferry
We Forgot Brock! by Carter Goodrich
Mae and the Moon by Jami Gigot
Fearless Flyer by Heather  Lang
Cricket Song by Anne Hunter
Secrets of the Dragon Tomb by Patrick Samphire
Messy Grace by Caleb Kaltenbach
it was amazing
The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde
Like a Wolf by Geraldine Elschner
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
No Baggage by Clara Bensen
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph M. Marshall III
The Full Moon at the Napping House by Audrey Wood
West Coast Wild by Deborah Hodge
The House That Zack Built by Alison Murray
Where's the Baboon? by Michaël Escoffier
Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig by Deborah Hopkinson
The Bee Book by Fergus Chadwick
it was amazing
Over in the Wetlands by Caroline Starr Rose
100 Perfect Hair Days by Jenny Strebe
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart
The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon
Michael Rosen's Sad Book by Michael Rosen
Surf's Up by Kwame Alexander
There Is a Tribe of Kids by Lane Smith
Living with Mom and Living with Dad by Melanie Walsh
Hank Finds an Egg by Rebecca Dudley
The Animals' Ark by Marianne Dubuc
When Green Becomes Tomatoes by Julie Fogliano
it was amazing
The Red Hat by David Teague
Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh
Meet the Austins by Madeleine L'Engle
Emily’s last review of the year
it was ok
I couldn't really get into this... I liked the characters, but at times the story seemed too "preachy."
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Emily Vander Ark read 252 out of 250 books.
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