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Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett (2014)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on 12/12/2014 tagged classic
     Cedric Errol, the happiest little poor boy in New York City, is heir to the Earl of Dorincourt

Get Over It! by Corinne Mucha (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 12/12/2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
     Corinne Mucha moved to Chicago with her boyfriend. They lived together for five months before they broke up.

Through the Woods: stories by Emily Carroll (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 12/12/2014 tagged graphic novelhorrorshort stories
     Creepy, short comics that would be great to read around the campfire.

The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things by Ann Aguirre (2015)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 12/12/2014 tagged coming of age
     Sage feels pressure to be pleasant and positive, despite the fact that she’s ridiculed at school.

The Bishop's Wife by Mette Ivie Harrison (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 12/12/2014 tagged mystery
     The wife of a Mormon bishop investigates the disappearance of a young mother.

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance -- What Women Should Know by Katty Kay, Claire Shipman (2014)
     Reviewed by emilyreads on 12/12/2014 tagged nonfiction
     An exploration of the nature of confidence as it relates to women in the workplace.

Crap Taxidermy by Kat Su (2014)
     Reviewed by sarahhunt on 12/12/2014 tagged art
     Taxidermy photos of strangely posed and weirdly expressive dead animals, along with a tutorial.

Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies by David Lubar (2014)
     Reviewed by wally on 12/12/2014 tagged horrorshort stories
     A collection of short, creepy, not-too-scary stories for kids.

For the Love of Baseball: A Celebration of the Game That Connects Us All by Lee Gutkind, Andrew Blauner (2014)
     Reviewed by danritchie on 12/12/2014 tagged essaysnonfiction
     A collection of essays about baseball and its place in American life.

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe (2013)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by theo on 12/5/2014 tagged history
     A candid history of Marvel Comics, the good and the bad, from its inception in the thirties through modern times.

Can't we talk about something more PLEASANT?: A Memoir by Roz Chast (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 12/5/2014 tagged graphic novelnonfiction
     Cartoonist Roz Chast tries to deal with her proudly codependent parents as they age into their nineties.

The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat: (My Readers Level 1) by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 12/5/2014 tagged humorpicture book
     Funny, nonsensical early readers by Andy Griffiths with drawings by longtime collaborator Terry Denton.

Ed and Ted and Ted's Dog Fred: (My Readers Level 2) by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 12/5/2014 tagged humorpicture book

The Slam: Bobby Jones and the Price of Glory by Curt Sampson (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 12/5/2014 tagged biography
     Bobby Jones, well-known amateur golfer, is the only golfer to ever win the hallowed Grand Slam.

Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor (2014)
     Reviewed by emilyjones on 12/5/2014 tagged nonfiction
     An exploration of darkness in all its forms, both physical and metaphysical.

A Blind Spot for Boys by Justina Chen (2014)
     Reviewed by darcy on 12/5/2014 tagged coming of age
     Shana issues a “boy moratorium,” but after she meets Quattro, it’s hard to stick to her pledge.

Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank (2014)
     Reviewed by sarahhunt on 12/5/2014 tagged coming of agepoetry
     Two young people in the hospital for Crohn's disease share their stories in poems.

Firebird by Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (2014)
     Reviewed by snow on 12/5/2014 tagged picture bookpoetry
     Ballerina Misty Copeland uses poetry to encourage young dancers to work hard and believe in themselves.

Hawthorn & Child by Keith Ridgway (2012)
     Reviewed by wally on 12/5/2014 tagged literarymystery
     Two London detectives wrestle with strange, unsolvable mysteries where nothing adds up completely.

My Beastly book of Hilarious Heroes: 150 ways to doodle, scribble, color and draw by Vincent Boudgourd (2011)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 11/28/2014 tagged artsuperhero
     A fun, superhero-themed sketchbook that will inspire kids to draw, write, and craft.

Emily's Blue Period by Cathleen Daly, Lisa Brown (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 11/28/2014 tagged artpicture book
     Emily loves to paint and draw, but she won’t do art at school with charcoal. She’s in a blue period.

Claim of Privilege: A Mysterious Plane Crash, a Landmark Supreme Court Case, and the Rise of State Secrets, by Barry Siegel (2008)
     Reviewed by lynn on 11/28/2014 tagged nonfiction
     The crash of an Air Force B-29 and the U.S. v. Reynolds decision, which allows the government to keep its secrets.

Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown (2014)
     Reviewed by robert on 11/28/2014 tagged biographyhistory
     Poet Snorri Sturluson lived it up in 13th century Iceland, creating the greatest collection of Norse myths.

Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender (2013)
     Reviewed by snow on 11/28/2014 tagged coming of agemysteryparanormal
     On a class trip to Paris, Colette is haunted by a ghost and targeted by a murderer.

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (2014)
     Reviewed by sarahhunt on 11/28/2014 tagged biographycoming of agegraphic novel
     Raina wanted a little sister to play with, but Amara doesn’t want to do anything her older sister does.

Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little (2014)
     Reviewed by emilyreads on 11/28/2014 tagged mystery
     Released from prison on a technicality, a starlet tries to discover who killed her mother.

The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 11/28/2014 tagged nonfiction
     After 9/11 Mark Stroman got the death sentence for hunting “Arabs." One of his victims begged the courts for mercy.

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern (2014)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on 11/28/2014 tagged coming of age
     Two socially awkward teens (with medical conditions!) become friends, and maybe more.

Shoplifter by Michael Cho (2014)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on 11/21/2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novel
     Corrina wanted to be a writer, but for five years she’s written only ad copy. She shoplifts to feel alive.

The Secret Origin of Tony Stark Book 1: (Iron Man Volume 2) by Kieron Gillen, Greg Land, Dale Eaglesham (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 11/21/2014 tagged graphic novelscience fictionsuperhero
     Tony Stark (a.k.a Iron Man) faces a series of trials by combat and then unexpectedly finds out about his own origins.

The Secret Origin of Tony Stark Book 2: (Iron Man Volume 3) by Kieron Gillen, Greg Land, Dale Eaglesham (2013)
     Reviewed by genambaum on 11/21/2014 tagged graphic novelscience fictionsuperhero

Never Coming Back by Tim Weaver (2013)
     Reviewed by diane on 11/21/2014 tagged mystery
     An injured private detective trying to take it easy is pulled into a mystery involving a family that disappeared.

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd (2001)
     Reviewed by emilyjones on 11/21/2014 tagged picture book
     A bunch of dogs go for a walk, sniffing and snooping, and then scramble home after an unexpected encounter.

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat (2014)
     Reviewed by dawnrutherford on 11/21/2014 tagged picture book
     Tired of waiting, Beekle leaves his fantastic island to find the kid whose imaginary friend he’s supposed to be.

Vertigo 42 by Martha Grimes (2014)
     Reviewed by danritchie on 11/21/2014 tagged mystery
     C.I. Richard Jury agrees to investigate a woman’s death from seventeen years ago, which was ruled an accident.

The Living by Matt de la Peña (2013)
     Reviewed by wally on 11/21/2014 tagged coming of agethriller
     Shy fails to stop a man from throwing himself off the cruise ship where he works. Things get weird.

Open Mic: Riffs on Life between Cultures in Ten Voices by Mitali Perkins, Cherry Cheva, Varian Johnson, Naomi Shihab Nye, Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, G. Neri, Debbie Rigaud, Francisco X. Stork, Gene Luen Yang, David Yoo (2013)
     Reviewed by darcy on 11/21/2014 tagged anthologycoming of agepoetry
     An anthology of work by ten well-known young adult authors about growing up between cultures.

Hunt for the Bamboo Rat by Graham Salisbury (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 11/21/2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
     A Japanese-American teen sent to the Philippines as a spy is trapped there after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Robert A. Heinlein the authorized biography: Volume 1 (1907-1948): Learning Curve by William H. Patterson Jr. (2010)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on 11/14/2014 tagged biography
     Robert A. Heinlein’s science fiction is rooted deeply in his complex and fascinating life.

Grey Wolves: The U-Boat War 1939-1945 by Philip Kaplan (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 11/14/2014 tagged nonfiction
     During WWII, German U-boats sank 2,779 ships, though most of the sailors who crewed the submarines didn’t survive.

Rasputin: A Short Life by Frances Welch (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 11/14/2014 tagged biography
     Grigory Rasputin, a quasi-religious figure, enjoyed the patronage of Russia’s royal family before his assassination.

The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story by Lily Koppel (2013)
     Reviewed by emilyreads on 11/14/2014 tagged biography
     The stories of the women behind the men of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs.

Evel: The High Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend by Leigh Montville (2011)
     Reviewed by darcy on 11/14/2014 tagged biography
     Evel Knievel sold insurance, broke into safes, and worked security before becoming a daredevil.

The Grand Duke by Romain Hugault, Yann (2012)
     Reviewed by wally on 11/14/2014 tagged graphic novelhistorical fiction
     A German WWII ace meets his match in one of the Soviet Night Witches.

The Child Thief by Dan Smith (2013)
     Reviewed by emilyjones on 11/14/2014 tagged historical fictionmystery
     In a small Ukrainian village, a child killer is punished, then a family hunts for their niece on the frozen steppes.

A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York by Liana Finck (2014)
     Reviewed by davidtomashek on 11/14/2014 tagged graphic novelhistory
     Comic adaptations of a Yiddish newspaper’s advice column from about 100 years ago.

Morphine by Mikhail Bulgakov, Hugh Aplin (2013)
     Reviewed by sarahhunt on 11/14/2014 tagged historical fiction
     A young Russian doctor’s first person account of his morphine addiction, set in the early 1900s.

Welcome to Lovecraft: (Locke & Key Volume 1) by Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez (2008)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on 11/7/2014 tagged coming of agegraphic novelparanormal
     After surviving the dad’s murder, a family relocates to his hometown where they’re manipulated by an evil creature.

The Peanut: A nutty tale about sharing by Simon Rickerty (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 11/7/2014 tagged picture book
     Two four-limbed, cartoonish bits of color fight over a peanut.

Parasite by Mira Grant, Christine Lakin (2013)
     Reviewed by emilyjones on 11/7/2014 tagged audiobookhorror
     A modified parasite protects humans against disease, but then turns healthy people into violent creatures.

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