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The Misadventures Of The Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy (2014)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by rosie on 10/24/2014 tagged coming of age
     A mixed family's attempts at diplomacy with their grumpy neighbor go very wrong.

Benson's Cuckoos by Anouk Ricard, Helge Dascher (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/24/2014 tagged graphic novelhumormystery
     Richard tries to get a handle on his new job despite his insane officemates and a deepening mystery.

One Soul by Ray Fawkes (2011)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/24/2014 tagged graphic novelliterary
     The stories of eighteen people in different eras show how interconnected all lives are.

Billion Dollar Painter: The Triumph and Tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light by G. Eric Kuskey, Bettina Gilois (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/24/2014 tagged artnonfiction
     The rise and fall of Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light, whose work made over $4 billion during his lifetime.

The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell (2013)
     Reviewed by emilyreads on 10/24/2014 tagged historical fictionmystery
     A police typist is drawn into a co-worker's world of speakeasies, hotel living, and flapper-girl glamour.

The No World Concerto by A.G. Porta, Darren Koolman, Rhett McNeil (2013)
     Reviewed by wally on 10/24/2014 tagged literary
     An aging professor returns to screenwriting. A young pianist is hypnotized into believing she’s a novelist.

Punk Farm by Jarrett J. Krosoczka (2005)
     Reviewed by emilyjones on 10/24/2014 tagged picture book
     Cow, sheep, pig, goat, and chicken rock out after a long day on the farm.

Harlan Ellison's Watching by Harlan Ellison (2008)
     Reviewed by lynn on 10/24/2014 tagged essaysnonfiction
     A collection of essays on film that are full of personal anecdotes, scathing criticism, and rants against ignorance.

My Sister's Stalker by Nancy Springer (2012)
     Reviewed by robert on 10/24/2014 tagged coming of agemystery
     After Rig discovers his sister is being stalked at college, he takes charge to try to protect her.

Over Easy by Mimi Pond (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/17/2014 tagged comic stripsgraphic novel
     An art student starts working in an Oakland diner in the 1970s, becoming privy to the behind-the-scenes drama.

Law of the Desert Born: A Graphic Novel by Louis L'Amour, Charles Santino, Beau L'Amour, Katherine Nolan, Thomas Yeates (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/17/2014 tagged graphic novelwestern
     In New Mexico, a posse that includes a cattle rustler goes after a murderer.

The Devil's Intern by Donna Hosie (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/17/2014 tagged paranormalscience fiction
     Mitchell, an intern in Hell’s vast bureaucracy, steals a time machine and tries to save his friends.

I'll Have What She's Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting by Rebecca Harrington (2015)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/17/2014 tagged cookbookhistory
     Rebecca Harrington tries out the diets of historic figures and movie stars.

A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants by Ruth Kassinger (2014)
     Reviewed by emilyreads on 10/17/2014 tagged science
     A former brown thumb explores broad questions about plants that have puzzled scientists for centuries.

The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones by Sandra Tsing Loh (2014)
     Reviewed by darcy on 10/17/2014 tagged biography
     One woman’s roller coaster year going through menopause.

Unraveling Isobel by Eileen Cook (2012)
     Reviewed by danritchie on 10/17/2014 tagged coming of ageparanormal
     Isobel is visited by a ghost that implicates her mom’s new husband in a murder.

The Sudden Disappearance of the Worker Bees: A Commissario Simona Tavianello Mystery by Serge Quadruppani, Delia Casa (2013)
     Reviewed by dawnrutherford on 10/17/2014 tagged mystery
     A vacationing police inspector and her husband discover a dead body in a beekeeper’s house.

Costume Quest: Invasion of the Candy Snatchers by Zac Gorman (2014)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on 10/17/2014 tagged graphic novelhorrorhumor
     Klem and his friends travel from their monster-filled dimension to our frightful world on a quest for candy.

Year of the Jungle: Memories from the Home Front by Suzanne Collins, James Proimos (2013)
     Reviewed by snow on 10/10/2014 tagged historical fictionpicture book
     After Suzy’s father goes to Vietnam, his postcards arrive further and further apart and finally stop completely.

Asylum of the Birds by Roger Ballen (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/10/2014 tagged artcoffee table book
     Artsy black and white photos featuring birds, found objects, and people (or just a few of their body parts).

Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (2013)
     Reviewed by wally on 10/10/2014 tagged chapter bookhumor
     Dad goes to the store to get milk and comes back much later with an excuse involving aliens, pirates, and a dinosaur.

An Age of License: A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley (2014)
     Reviewed by sarahhunt on 10/10/2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
     Cartoonist Lucy Knisley travels to a Norwegian comics festival and then around Europe as she examines her life.

The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma (2014)
     Reviewed by emilyreads on 10/10/2014 tagged coming of ageliterary
     The story of a man who always wanted to be a writer but who lost every novel he ever wrote.

People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges by Jen Mann (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/10/2014 tagged essayshumor
     Wife and mother Jen Mann shares her experiences and rants about the suburban housewives that surround her.

Fu-go: The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America by Ross Coen (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/10/2014 tagged history
     During WWII, the Japanese army launched over 9,000 balloons across the Pacific to drop bombs on the U.S.

Superman and the Men of Steel: (The New 52) (Superman Action Comics Volume 1) by Grant Morrison, Rags Morales, Andy Kubert (2012)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/10/2014 tagged graphic novelsuperhero
     Superman is new to Metropolis. He doesn’t have his full powers, plus he’s seen as a menace by Lex Luthor and police.

Bulletproof: (The New 52) (Superman Action Comics Volume 2) by Grant Morrison, Rags Morales, Sholly Fisch, Max Landis, Brad Walker, Cully Hamner, Gene Ha, Ben Oliver, Cafu, Ryan Sook, Rick Bryant, Andrew Hennessy, Bob McLeod (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/10/2014 tagged graphic novelsuperhero

At the End of Days: (The New 52) (Superman Action Comics Volume 3) by Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch. Rags Morales, Brad Walker, Travel Foreman, Chris Sprouse, Andrew Hennessy, Mark Propst, Karl Story, Cam Smith (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/10/2014 tagged graphic novelsuperhero

The Rise of Ransom City by Felix Gilman (2013)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on 10/10/2014 tagged alternate historyfantasyscience fictionwestern
     The autobiography of the inventor of the Ransom Process, which could end the war between the Line and the Gun.

Whales on Stilts by M.T. Anderson (2010)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on 10/3/2014 tagged humorscience fiction
     Three plucky teen heroes uncover an evil plot involving whales with exoskeletons.

Witch Piss: A Novel by Sam Pink (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/3/2014 tagged literary
     A Chicago man bullshits and drinks with the street people in his neighborhood.

Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag by A.K. Summers (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 10/3/2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
     A.K. Summers’ graphic novel memoir about when she was a pregnant butch dyke.

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes, Joe Layden (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/3/2014 tagged nonfiction
     A behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Princess Bride, including lots of Andre the Giant anecdotes.

Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy: A Memoir by Andrew Lohse (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 10/3/2014 tagged biographycoming of age
     Lohse’s memoir of the out of control, mean-spirited, depraved hazing required to get into a frat at Dartmouth.

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (2012)
     Reviewed by darcy on 10/3/2014 tagged literary
     Benjamin becomes a caretaker for a boy named Trevor and takes him on a cross country trip to see Trevor’s father.

Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan, Nancy Carpenter (2014)
     Reviewed by sarahhunt on 10/3/2014 tagged historypicture book
     Queen Victoria can’t simply go for a swim. So her husband builds her a contraption to give her some privacy.

Paperboy by Vince Vawter (2013)
     Reviewed by wally on 10/3/2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
     A boy with a severe stutter takes over a friend’s paper route in Memphis in the summer of 1959.

Dream Friends by You Byun (2013)
     Reviewed by dawnrutherford on 10/3/2014 tagged picture book
     Melody finds comfort in her dreams where she plays with a giant, bow-tie-wearing monster.

Grasshopper Jungle: A History by Andrew Smith (2014)
     Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
     Austin Szerba explains how he and his best friend Robby accidentally started the apocalypse in Ealing, Iowa.

The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan (2012)
     Reviewed by wally on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of agescience fiction
     Anais is sent to a futuristic prison for troubled Scottish teens after beating a policewoman.

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu (2013)
     Reviewed by darcy on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of ageromance
     Bea meets Beck at an OCD support group and starts to fall in love even though she’s stalking someone else.

Jumped In by Patrick Flores-Scott (2013)
     Reviewed by darcy on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of agepoetry
     Two slackers in an Des Moines, Washington, high school are paired together for a poetry slam.

Teen Spirit by Francesca Lia Block (2014)
     Reviewed by danritchie on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of ageparanormal
     Julie and Clark try to summon her grandmother with a Ouijia board, but instead summon Clark’s dead twin.

The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith (2014)
     Reviewed by wally on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of ageromance
     Lucy and Owen are stuck in an elevator during a blackout. After that magical night they try to stay in touch.

A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction
     Cleo volunteers for the Red Cross during the Spanish Influenza epidemic. She’s helped by a dashing medical student.

What Boys Really Want by Pete Hautman (2012)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of ageromance
     Adam starts writing a book of relationship advice. Lita, who secretly writes an internet advice column, gets annoyed.

The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward (2013)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 9/26/2014 tagged coming of agehumor
     After a record-setting birthday cake is sabotaged, Arthur sets out to clear his friend’s name and find the culprits.

The Extinction Parade Volume 1 by Max Brooks, Raulo Caceres (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 9/19/2014 tagged graphic novelhorror
     During a zombie outbreak, vampires go on a feeding frenzy and then realize their food supply is disappearing.

Sleep Tight, Anna Banana! by Dominique Roques, Alexis Dormal, Mark Siegel (2014)
     Reviewed by geneambaum on 9/19/2014 tagged graphic novelpicture book
     Anna Banana’s stuffed animals want to sleep, but Anna won’t stop reading.

The Dirty Version: On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard by Buddha Monk, Mickey Hess (2014)
     Reviewed by flemtastic on 9/19/2014 tagged biography
     An in-depth biography of the Wu-Tang Clan’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard by his friend Buddha Monk.

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