2017 Chapter Book List: Books Read and Rated

For 2017, my goal is going to be 75 “new to me” novels.

For my own future reference, books will be rated on a 5 star system.

Abbreviations:  GN: Graphic Novel MG: Middle Grade YA: Young Adult A: Adult

#1 The Nest by Kenneth Oppel (MG)

Date Read: January 1st, 2017 Rating : 5/5 stars


#2 Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes (MG)

Date Read: January 1st, 2017 Rating : 4/5 stars


#3 Saving Red by Sonya Sones  (YA)

Date Read: January 8th, 2017 Rating : 5/5 stars


#4 The Serpent King by Jeff Zenter (YA)

Date Read: January 15th, 2017 Rating : 4/5 stars


#5 The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz (MG)

Date Read: January 28th, 2017 Rating : 4/5 stars


#6 When We Collided by Emery Lord (YA)

Date Read: February 1st, 2017 Rating : 5/5 stars


#7 Every Single Second by Tricia Springstubb  (MG)

Date Read: February 4th, 2017 Rating : 5/5 stars


#8 The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon  (YA)

Date Read: February 6th, 2017 Rating : 5/5 stars


#9 Finding Perfect by Elly Swartz (MG)

Date Read: February 13th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars


#10 Hilo #3 The Great Big Boom by Judd Winick (GN)

Date Read: February 19th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars


#11 It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas (MG)

Date Read: February 19th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars


#12 Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones (MG)

Date Read: February 25th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones

#13 Upside Down Magic by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins (MG)

Date Read: March 11th, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars

Upside Down Magic

#14 Completely Clementine by Sara Pennypacker (MG)

Date Read: March 14th, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars

Completely Clementine

#15 Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart (MG)

Date Read: March 18th, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars


#16 Feathers  by Jacqueline Woodson (MG)

Date Read: March 20th, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars


#17 Short by Holly Goldberg Sloan (MG)

Date Read: March 23rd, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars


#18 The Scourge by Jennifer A. Nielsen (MG)

Date Read: April 2nd, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars


#19 Terror at Bottle Creek by Watt Key (MG)

Date Read: April 9th, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars


#20 Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson (MG)

Date Read: April 14th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars


#21 Matylda Bright and Tender by Holly M. McGhee (MG)

Date Read: April 16th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars


#22 Moon Shadow by Erin Downing (MG)

Date Read: April 30th, 2017 Rating: 3/5 stars


#23 Real Friends by Shannon Hale (MG/GN)

Date Read: May 4th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars

Real Friends

#24 American Street by Ibi Zoboi (YA)

Date Read: May 13th, 2017 Rating: 4/5 stars


#25 A Boy Called Bat by Elana K. Arnold (MG)

Date Read: May 14th, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars

A Boy Called Bat

#26 Hello Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly (MG)

Date Read: May 21st, 2017 Rating: 5/5 stars