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In Falling Snow by Mary-Rose MacColl (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 8, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    Iris leaves Australia to find her brother, who is fighting in WWI, and ends up working in a hospital outside Paris.

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 November 21, 2014 tagged anthologycoming of agepoetry
    An anthology of work by ten well-known young adult authors about growing up between cultures.

Freakboy by Kristin Elizabeth Clark (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 29, 2014 tagged coming of age
    Brendan seems to have it all, but he doesn’t want to tell anyone he fantasizes about being a girl.

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 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 September 26, 2014 tagged coming of agepoetry
    Two slackers in an Des Moines, Washington, high school are paired together for a poetry slam.

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 6, 2015 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 14, 2015 tagged coming of ageromance

Feed Zone Portables: A Cookbook of On-the-Go Food for Athletes by Biju Thomas, Allen Lim (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 4, 2015 tagged cookbook

Truth Like the Sun by Jim Lynch (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 13, 2015 tagged historical fictionliterary

How Not to Be a Dick: An Everyday Etiquette Guide by Meghan Doherty (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 27, 2015 tagged nonfiction

Improv Sewing A Freeform Approach To Creative Techniques: 101 Fast, Fun and Fearless Projects by Nicole Blum, Debra Immergut (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 11, 2013 tagged nonfiction

Dark River by Mary Jane Beaufrand (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 10, 2012 tagged coming of agemystery

The Harbormaster's Daughter by Heidi Jon Schmidt (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 7, 2012 tagged literary

The Round House a novel by Louise Erdrich (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 30, 2012 tagged literarymystery

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 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.

How To Be A World Explorer (Lonely Planet Not-For-Parents) by (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 12, 2013 tagged nonfiction

The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 5, 2013 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

The Truck Food Cookbook by John T. Edge (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 21, 2013 tagged cookbooknonfiction

American Ghoul by Walt Morton (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 7, 2013 tagged coming of agehorror
    Howard struggles to stock his grandmother’s freezer with human flesh to eat. He also has normal teenage problems.

I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 10, 2013 tagged mysterythriller
    Jazz helps hunt down the murderer copycatting his serial killer father’s methods.

Lucha Loco: The Free Wrestlers of Mexico by Malcolm Venville (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 5, 2016 tagged coffee table booknonfiction

It's So Easy and Other Lies by Duff McKagan (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 1, 2013 tagged biography
    Guns ’N Roses bassist Duff McKagan discusses his early life, his bands, and his struggles with addiction.

See A Heart, Share A Heart by Eric Telchin (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 26, 2013 tagged coffee table book
    Photos that capture heart shapes in the world around us from the blog Boy Sees Hearts.

Part Wild Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs by Ceiridwen Terrill (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 20, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction
    Terrill sees the beauty in her adopted wolf-dog puppy even when others worry he’s a monster.

Beautiful Ruins A Novel by Jess Walter (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 5, 2013 tagged historical fiction
    In 1962, a young Italian innkeeper meets a beautiful American actress. Years later, he goes to Hollywood to find her.

The Skillet Cookbook A Street Food Manifesto by Josh Henderson (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 19, 2015 tagged cookbook

I Haiku You by Betsy Snyder (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 8, 2013 tagged picture bookpoetry
    A picture book full of haiku showing love throughout the four seasons.

Knitmare on Elm Street 20 Projects That Go Bump In The Night by Hannah Simpson (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 1, 2013 tagged horrornonfiction
    Photographs and easy instructions for how to knit zombies, vampires and other monsters.

Waterloo & Trafalgar by Olivier Tallec (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 30, 2014 tagged picture book
    Two soldiers sit across a fence from one another, armed and prepared to fight.

Underwater Dogs by Seth Casteel (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 1, 2013 tagged coffee table booknonfiction
    Photographs of maniacal, bug-eyed dogs diving underwater.

Jelly Shot Test Kitchen Jell-ing Classic Cocktails--One Drink At A Time by Michelle Palm (2011)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 13, 2014 tagged cookbook
    How to make jelly shot cocktails featuring gourmet ingredients.

Blood, Bones & Butter The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (2011)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 12, 2012 tagged biography

The Fourth Stall by Chris Rylander (2011)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 9, 2013 tagged chapter bookmystery

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

Ernest, The Moose Who Doesn't Fit by Catherine Rayner (2010)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 19, 2013 tagged picture book

The Lost Dogs Michael Vick's Dogs And Their Tale Of Rescue and Redemption by Jim Gorant (2010)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 2, 2012 tagged nonfiction

Real Simple 869 New Uses For Old Things: An Encyclopedia of Innovative Ideas For Everyday Items by (2010)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 9, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    An encyclopedia of ingenious ways to reuse old items.

Flow A Cultural History Of Menstruation by Elissa Stein, Susan Kim (2009)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 22, 2013 tagged history
    A cultural history of menstruation including photos of odd and historical feminine hygiene products.

Methland The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding (2009)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 6, 2013 tagged nonfiction
    A journalist follows the spread of meth in Oelwein, Iowa.

She-Smoke A Backyard Barbecue Book by Julie Reinhardt (2009)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 19, 2015 tagged cookbook

I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne, Chris Ayres (2009)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 3, 2013 tagged biography

Monsters of the Deep A 3-D Look at Ocean Creatures (Pop-Up Nature) by Claire Bampton (2008)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 29, 2013 tagged picture bookscience
    Eye-popping, real creatures from the bottom of the ocean pop-up out of this book.

The Hypocrisy of Disco a Memoir by Clane Hayward (2007)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 29, 2013 tagged biographycoming of age
    Clane Hayward's memoir about growing up in hippie communes, which were strange and often primitive.

Garlic and Sapphires The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl (2006)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 13, 2014 tagged biography
    Restaurant critic Ruth Reichl had to employ disguises to remain anonymous when she was eating out.

Crap Cars by Richard Porter (2005)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 4, 2014 tagged coffee table book
    A sarcastic guide to the world’s worst cars.

The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich (2005)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged historical fictionliterary

Slacks and Calluses Our Summer In a Bomber Factory by Constance Bowman Reid, Clara Marie Allen (2004)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 21, 2012 tagged history

Change Your Underwear Twice a Week Lessons from the Golden Age of Classroom Filmstrips by Danny Gregory (2004)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 24, 2015 tagged coffee table bookhistorynonfiction

Zoom by Istvan Banyai (1995)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 14, 2012 tagged picture book

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