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The Murder of the Century The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars by Paul Collins (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 17, 2012 tagged mystery • nonfiction
America's National Parks A Pop-Up Book by Don Compton, Dave Ember, Bruce Foster (2013)
Reviewed by ang on April 11, 2014 tagged coffee table book • nonfiction • picture book
A pop-up book about National Parks styled after the WPA posters of the 1930s and ‘40s.
The Last Headbangers NFL Football in the Rowdy, Reckless ‘70’s, the Era that Created Modern Sports by Kevin Cook (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 31, 2014 tagged nonfiction
1970s NFL football was rougher, lower paying, out of control, and fueled by off-field excess.
Fighting Fire! Ten of the Deadliest Fires in American History and How We Fought Them by Michael L. Cooper (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 13, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Good Riddance An Illustrated Memoir of Divorce by Cynthia Copeland (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 17, 2013 tagged graphic novel • nonfiction
Cynthia Copeland shares the self-doubt, anguish and fears from her unexpected divorce and its aftermath.
Knits of Tomorrow Toys and Accessories for your Retro-Future Needs by Sue Culligan (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 8, 2013 tagged nonfiction
Yesteryear’s symbols of the future (think reel-to-reel tapes and rockets) decorate knits, scarves, hats, and more.
The Year of Learning Dangerously Adventures in Homeschooling by Quinn Cummings (2012)
Reviewed by snow on April 26, 2013 tagged nonfiction
A mother homeschools her smart, creative, manipulative daughter.
Psychiatric Tales Eleven Graphic Stories About Mental Illness by Darryl Cunningham (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on July 8, 2011 tagged graphic novel • nonfiction
The Age of Selfishness: Ayn Rand, Morality, and the Financial Crisis by Darryl Cunningham (2015)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by sarahhunt on September 4, 2015 tagged graphic novel • nonfiction
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High by Tony Danza (2012)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on October 26, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Deadly! The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies, Neal Layton (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 20, 2013 tagged nonfiction • science
Electric eels. Exploding ants. Stabby falcons. Venomous jellyfish. Sharks won’t be scary anymore.
The Initiates A Comic Artist and a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs by Étienne Davodeau, Joe Johnson (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on August 23, 2013 tagged art • graphic novel • nonfiction • science
The Great Typo Hunt Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time by Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Henson (2010)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on October 8, 2010 tagged literary • nonfiction
A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting by Guy Delisle (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 31, 2014 tagged biography • graphic novel • nonfiction
Guy Delisle’s days with his kids are one step removed from disaster.
Mail-Order Mysteries Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads! by Kirk Demarais (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 16, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen by Abby Denson (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 15, 2016 tagged nonfiction
Excellent Sheep The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by William Deresiewicz (2014)
Reviewed by emilyreads on April 24, 2015 tagged nonfiction
This Is What You Just Put In Your Mouth? From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets of What's Inside Everyday Products by Patrick Di Justo (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 11, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Inside the Vault The True Story of a Master Bank Burglar by Amil Dinsio (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 1, 2014 tagged mystery • nonfiction
The story of two brothers who planned and executed an epic bank robbery after a tip from Jimmy Hoffa.
Hippos Can’t Swim and other fun facts by Lara Lyn DiSiena, Hannah Eliot, Pete Oswald (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 4, 2014 tagged nonfiction • picture book
A fun, illustrated book of odd facts about animals we think we already know.
Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb And 333 Other Surprising Facts that Will Make You Wealthier, Healthier and Smarter than Everyone Else by Mark Di Vincenzo (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 14, 2011 tagged nonfiction • science
The Dog Who Loved Too Much: Tales, Treatments, and the Psychology of Dogs by Dr. Nicholas Dodman (1996)
Reviewed by lynn on February 19, 2016 tagged nonfiction
Banished Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church by Lauren Drain, Lisa Pulitzer (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 28, 2012 tagged nonfiction
One Ring Circus Dispatches from the World of Boxing by Katherine Dunn (2009)
Reviewed by geneambaum on November 30, 2012 tagged essays • nonfiction
Crochet One-Skein Wonders: 101 Projects From Crocheters Around the World by Judith Durant, Edie Eckman (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 26, 2016 tagged nonfiction
Raising My Rainbow Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son by Lori Duron (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on August 1, 2014 tagged nonfiction
As C.J. got older, he wanted only “girl” things, and his parents struggled with the best way to raise him.
Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on March 7, 2014 tagged humor • nonfiction
A sixty-something novelist raising three kids offers humorous parenting advice.
The Golden Age of Murder: The Mystery of the Writers Who Invented the Modern Detective Story by Martin Edwards (2015)
Reviewed by robert on August 5, 2016 tagged mystery • nonfiction
Sex and the Citadel Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World by Shereen El Feki (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 7, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Harlan Ellison's Watching by Harlan Ellison (2008)
Reviewed by lynn on October 24, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
A collection of essays on film that are full of personal anecdotes, scathing criticism, and rants against ignorance.
As You Wish Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes, Joe Layden (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 3, 2014 tagged nonfiction
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Princess Bride, including lots of Andre the Giant anecdotes.
An Irreverent Curiosity In Search of the Church’s Strangest Relic in Italy’s Oddest Town by David Farley (2009)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 13, 2012 tagged history • nonfiction