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Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Crime Scene

Map of Fates - Maggie Hall

Green Dragon Pub has been identified as a crime scene in the Yellow game, so I'm collecting it with Map of Fates by Maggie Hall since it has a three word title.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Crime Scene

A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America - T. Christian Miller, Ken Armstrong

I read A False Report by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong tocollect the Dark Tower card, which has been identified in the Yellow game as a crime scene. It's written by 2 American authors.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Cause of Death

Adultolescence - Gabbie Hanna

I read a YA book, Adultolescence by Gabbie Hanna to get the Killing Curse card.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Crime Scene

When I Was the Greatest - Jason Reynolds, Michael Frost

I read When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds to get the Watts, L.A. card. Both the author and the main character are black.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Suspect

The Fine Art of Pretending - Rachel Harris

Stephen King has been identified as the murder in the Yellow game, so I read The Fine Art of Pretending by Rachel Harris to collect it. The book is set in the US.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Cause of Death

Buried Heart - Kate Elliott

I read Buried Heart by Kate Elliott to get the Run over by a Carriage card. The author's last name starts with an 'E' which is in the word 'horse'. This has already been identified as a cause of death in the Yellow game.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Victim

P.S. I Like You - Kasie West

I'm collecting John Watson's card with P.S. I Like You by Kasie West since her last name starts with 'W' which is in 'Watson'. He's been identified as a victim in the Yellow game.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Crime Scene

Busted - Gina Ciocca

I read Busted by Gina Ciocca to get the Maycomb County Courthouse card. It's a YA book.

 

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Suspect

Riders - Veronica Rossi

I read Riders by Veronica Rossi to get J.K. Rowling's card. The book is YA and has a teenager as the main character.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Victim

The Dazzling Heights - Katharine McGee

Lydia has already been identified as one of the victims for the Yellow game, so I read The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee to claim in. The book is filled with characters doing stupid things and making their problems worse as a result.

 

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Suspect

You Will Be Mine - Natasha Preston

I read You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston to get Suzanne Collins' card. The book has a young woman as the protagonist.

 

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Game - Victim

Under the Lights (Field Party) - Abbi Glines

I read Under the Lights for Abbi Glines to collect the card for Ariadne Oliver since the author's first name starts with "A". She's already been confirmed as dead in the Yellow game.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Suspect

Dear Mr. Knightley - Katherine Reay

I read Dear Mr. Knightley by Katherine Reay for the Jane Austen card. It seemed appropriate since the book has quite a few Jane Austen references (including the name itself). The book is a romance.

 

 

Kill Your Darlings Yellow Guess - Cause of Death

UNSUB: A Novel - Meg Gardiner

I read UNSUB by Meg Gardiner for the revolver card. It fits for 2 reasons - the author's last name starts with 'G' and the main character carries a gun as part of her job as a detective.

 

 

Women Writers Bingo Progress

 

I'm still hitting a lot of repeat letters, but I managed to get a few new ones this past month.

 

A - Flame in the Mist - Renee Ahdieh  

B - Jackass! - Scarlet Beriko  

C - 

D - Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe - Melissa de la Cruz  

E - 

F - A World Without "Whom": The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age - Emmy J. Favilla  

G - Just Dreaming - Kerstin Gier  

H - The Last Black Unicorn - Tiffany Haddish  

I - 

J - Of Beast and Beauty - Stacey Jay  

K - He Said/She Said - Erin Kelly  

L - The Hearts We Sold - Emily Lloyd-Jones  

M - Secret of the Princess - Milk Morinaga  

N - 

O - The Arsonist - Stephanie Oakes  

P - The Heart of Betrayal (The Remnant Chronicles) - Mary E. Pearson  

Q - Because of Miss Bridgerton - Julia Quinn  

R - Almost Midnight - Rainbow Rowell,Simini Blocker  

S - Prince in Disguise - Stephanie Kate Strohm  

T - The Darkest Corners - Kara Thomas  

U - Kissing Max Holden - Katy Upperman  

V - 

W - Ms. Marvel Vol. 8: Mecca - G. Willow Wilson  

X - 

Y - 

Z - American Street - Ibi Zoboi  

Free Space - Morrighan: A Remnant Chronicles Novella - Mary E. Pearson 

February Books

My good streak continued this month with 35 books read with an average score of 4 stars. I had 1 reread with Roomies - Christina Lauren. I read it last month, but wanted to listen to the audiobook because the love interest was Irish. I wanted to see if an Irish accent was used. It was.

 

11 of my books were YA. 7 were graphic novels. My most-read genre was romance.

 

My favorite books were Everless - Sara Holland and Him - Elle Kennedy,Sarina Bowen. My least favorite was Champions Vol. 2: The Freelancer Lifestyle - Mark Waid,Humberto Ramos.

 

5 Stars

Everless - Sara Holland Love, Life, and the List - Kasie West Because of Miss Bridgerton - Julia Quinn  Midnighter Vol. 1: Out - Steve Orlando,ACO  The Color Project - Sierra Abrams  He Said/She Said - Erin Kelly  Roomies - Christina Lauren  It Takes Two to Tumble: Seducing the Sedgwicks - Cat Sebastian  Him - Elle Kennedy,Sarina Bowen  F for Effort: More of the Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers - Richard Benson  Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood - Trevor Noah 

 

4.5 Stars

Romancing the Duke - Tessa Dare Say Yes to the Marquess: Castles Ever After - Tessa Dare  The Woman in the Window: A Novel - A. J. Finn  Kiss Him, Not Me 1 - JUNKO  

 

4 Stars

Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks - Annie Spence  Batman Vol. 4: The War of Jokes and Riddles (Rebirth) - Tom King,Mikel Janin  Molly's Game: Inside the World of High Stakes Poker - Molly Bloom  The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles) - Mary E. Pearson  This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America - Morgan Jerkins  Alters Volume 1: The Story of Chalice - Paul Jenkins,Mike Marts  Here and Gone: A Novel - Haylen Beck  Until Friday Night (A Field Party) - Abbi Glines  A World Without  

 

3.5 Stars

The Amateurs, Book 2 Follow Me: The Killer You Know - Sara Shepard Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House - Wolff-Michael Roth  Batman/The Flash: The Button Deluxe Edition - Tom King,Joshua Williamson,Jason Fabok,Howard Porter 

 

3 Stars

Supergirl: Age of Atlantis - Warner Brothers  Disney Manga: Descendants The Rotten to the Core Trilogy Volume 3 (Disney Descendants) - Jason Muell  Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons Series) - Marie Lu  The Marriage Lie - Kimberly Belle  Let's Talk About Love - Claire Kann  Just Dreaming - Kerstin Gier  The Hazel Wood - Melissa Albert  

 

2 Stars

Champions Vol. 2: The Freelancer Lifestyle - Mark Waid,Humberto Ramos 

 

 

Books by author gender:

  • Male: 11
  • Female: 24
  • Male/Female Mix: 0

 

Books by format:

  • Physical: 21
  • Audio: 14

 

Currently reading

Silver Spoon, Vol. 1 by Hiromu Arakawa
The Prince in His Dark Days 1 by Hico Yamanaka
My Hero Academia: Vigilantes, Vol. 1 by Hideyuki Furuhashi, Betten Court
Laid-Back Camp, Vol. 1 by Afro
Kiniro Mosaic, Vol. 1 by Yui Hara
NEW GAME! (1) (まんがタイムKRコミックス) by Shotaro Tokuno
Blue Morning, Vol. 1 by Shoko Hidaka
Oresama Teacher , Vol. 1 by Izumi Tsubaki
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches 1 by Miki Yoshikawa
Anonymous Noise, Vol. 1 by Ryoko Fukuyama