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The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (2016)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 4, 2016 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

Peek: Stories by Paul Beckman (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 11, 2015 tagged short stories

The Third Twin by C.J. Omololu (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 31, 2015 tagged coming of agemystery

The Rise and Fall of the Gallivanters by M.J. Beaufrand (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 6, 2015 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 16, 2015 tagged coming of ageromance

Breakout by Kevin Emerson (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 3, 2015 tagged coming of age

Plumdog by Emma Chichester Clark (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 1, 2016 tagged graphic novel

You and Me and Him by Kris Dinnison (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 6, 2016 tagged coming of age

The Doll Collection: Seventeen Brand-New Tales of Dolls by Ellen Datlow (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 28, 2016 tagged anthologyhorrorshort stories

Dogs in Cars by Lara Jo Regan (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 5, 2015 tagged coffee table book

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 29, 2015 tagged essays

Hit by Lorie Ann Grover (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 3, 2015 tagged coming of agepoetry

Sparky! by Jenny Offill, Chris Appelhans (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 23, 2015 tagged picture book

I Heart My Little A-Holes A bunch of holy-crap moments nobody ever told you about parenting by Karen Alpert (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 16, 2015 tagged essaysnonfiction

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

The Headmaster's Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 26, 2014 tagged mystery
    Arthur Winthrop, headmaster of an esteemed boarding school, confesses to murdering a student after their affair.

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

The Last Forever by Deb Caletti (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 5, 2014 tagged coming of age
    After her mom dies, Tessa's dad abandons her with a grandmother she hasn’t seen in years.

I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 1, 2016 tagged coming of age

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures by Josh Hanagarne (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 15, 2016 tagged biography

Early Bird by Toni Yuly (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 11, 2014 tagged picture book
    Early Bird wakes up and looks for the Early Worm.

What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night by Refe Tuma, Susan Tuma (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 25, 2015 tagged artcoffee table bookhumor

Ghosting by Edith Pattou (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 11, 2015 tagged coming of agepoetry

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 21, 2015 tagged literary

The Cleaner of Chartres by Salley Vickers (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 22, 2014 tagged literary
    After 20 years in Chartres, Agnès is part of the village, and takes on the task of cleaning the cathedral.

The Fellowship for Alien Detection by Kevin Emerson (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 15, 2013 tagged science fiction
    Haley researches a sixteen minute time loss. Dodger hears a radio station in his head. Both are sure aliens exist.

Bruised by Sarah Skilton (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 24, 2013 tagged coming of age
    During a fatal shooting in a diner, Imogen, a Tae Kwon Do black belt, froze. Now she works to rebuild her life.

Return To Me by Justina Chen (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 14, 2013 tagged coming of age

A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 26, 2013 tagged coffee table bookpicture book

We Live in Water by Jess Walter (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged literaryshort stories

An Echo Through the Snow by Andrea Thalasinos (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged historical fictionliterary

Pug And Other Animal Poems by Valerie Worth, Steve Jenkins (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 30, 2013 tagged picture bookpoetry

The Pet Project Cute and Cuddly Vicious Verses by Lisa Wheeler, Zachariah OHora (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 20, 2013 tagged picture bookpoetry

Scowler by Daniel Kraus (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 25, 2013 tagged coming of agescience fictionthriller
    Ry helped send his father to prison. Now he's free and bent on revenge. Ry's only hope: 3 childhood toys.

Bad Astrid by Eileen Brennan, Regan Dunnick (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 8, 2013 tagged picture book
    The meanest girl in the world just moved in down the street. Stay out of her way.

My Mother's Wars by Lillian Faderman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 22, 2013 tagged biographyhistory
    Lillian’s mother dreamed of becoming a dancer. But after she's kicked out of her home, her life took a bad turn.

Alphabet Trucks by Samantha Vamos, Ryan O'Rourke (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 3, 2014 tagged picture book
    An alphabet book that plays on children’s love of trucks to trick them into learning to read.

Her A Memoir by Christa Parravani (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 10, 2014 tagged biographycoming of age
    A memoir about dealing with a sister’s crushing fear, depression, and eventual overdose.

The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy by Martha Brockenbrough, Israel Sanchez (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 31, 2014 tagged picture book
    Inside the museum of truly old things, the last Dinosaur Tooth Fairy polishes her fangs.

Toys in Space by Mini Grey (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 7, 2014 tagged picture bookscience fiction
    The star in the sky that is brighter than the rest is a spaceship looking for abandoned toys.

The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 14, 2014 tagged historynonfiction
    How a rowing crew of working-class boys from the University of Washington took gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 14, 2014 tagged coming of age
    In juvie, Richie writes the story of his band, his dead sister, his messed-up family, and his arrest.

The Book of Jezebel An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things by Anna Holmes, Kate Harding, Amanda Hess (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 25, 2014 tagged reference
    An illustrated encyclopedia that covers all facets of feminism and womanhood.

The Mighty Lalouche by Matthew Olshan, Sophie Blackall (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 28, 2014 tagged picture book
    A small former postman becomes a boxing sensation.

Dot to Dot by Malcolm Cossons, Neil Stevens (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 14, 2014 tagged picture book
    Dot and her grandma Dot try to reach each other in time for their birthdays.

Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 2, 2014 tagged coming of age
    After Willow’s parents die, another family takes her in and tries to make sure she’s cared for.

The Light Between Oceans a novel by M.L. Stedman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 20, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    A lighthouse keeper and his wife find a baby that washes ashore and raise it as their own.

Point Your Face at This Drawings by Demetri Martin (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 18, 2014 tagged comic stripshumor
    Pun-filled cartoons by comedian Demetri Martin.

Cheese Belongs To You! by Alexis Deacon, Viviane Schwarz (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 27, 2014 tagged picture book
    According to the law, if there’s cheese it belongs to the rat who finds it. But there are exceptions.

Coaltown Jesus by Ron Koertge (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 25, 2014 tagged coming of agepoetry
    After Walker prays to God to help his mother, he finds an irreverent and sarcastic Jesus in his room.

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