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What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund (2014)
    Reviewed by wally on January 2, 2015 tagged nonfiction
    A journey through how we experience reading, particularly how we see characters and places.

The Perfect Score Project Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT by Debbie Stier (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on January 10, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    Mother Debbie Stier tried a new SAT prep method every month in an effort to get a perfect score.

Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck by Amy Alkon (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on February 13, 2015 tagged nonfiction

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

The True American Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 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.

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

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

Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life in the Minor Leagues of Baseball by John Feinstein (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on January 15, 2016 tagged nonfiction

Jet Fighters Inside Out by Jim Winchester (2014)
    Reviewed by theo on February 19, 2016 tagged coffee table booknonfictionreference

Deep Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves by James Nestor (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 5, 2014 tagged nonfictionscience
    An exploration of the origins, rules, and dangers of freediving.

All The Truth Is Out The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 29, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    The truth about the Gary Hart / Donna Rice scandal that erupted during the 1988 Presidential race.

Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present by Don Mazur, Alexander Danner (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on December 4, 2015 tagged arthistorynonfictionreference

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty (2014)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on April 17, 2015 tagged biographynonfiction

The Hotel on Place Vendome Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris by Tilar J. Mazzeo (2014)
    Reviewed by wally on August 22, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    Everyone who is anyone stayed at the Hotel Ritz in Paris in the first half of the 20th century.

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 nonfictionpicture book
    A fun, illustrated book of odd facts about animals we think we already know.

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.

The Hippest Trip in America Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Style by Nelson George (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 27, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    The history of the influential TV show Soul Train and its influence on American culture.

See How Much You Love Me by Amber Hunt (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 20, 2014 tagged coming of agemysterynonfiction
    Teen Tyler Hadley invited his friends to a party at his house. Then he killed his mother and father with a hammer.

Never Mind The Bullocks One Girl's 10,000 km Adventure around India in the World's Cheapest Car by Vanessa Able (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 29, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    A travel writer’s adventures driving the world’s cheapest car around India by herself.

Fire the Pretty Girl by John Morton (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on December 26, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    An entertaining look at one man’s struggles to make it in management and business.

1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List by Mimi Sheraton (2014)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on July 22, 2016 tagged cookbooknonfiction

Naked and Marooned by Ed Stafford (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 12, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    To test himself, adventurer Ed Stafford spent 60 days naked and alone on a deserted island.

When Stravinsky Met Nijinsky Two Artists, Their Ballet, and One Extraordinary Riot by Lauren Stringer (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on August 9, 2013 tagged artnonfictionpoetry

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 artgraphic novelnonfictionscience

Exploding the Phone The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws who Hacked Ma Bell by Phil Lapsley (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 2, 2012 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.

The Still Point of the Turning World by Emily Rapp (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on August 23, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction

Nothin' to Lose The Making of KISS (1972-1975) by Ken Sharp (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 26, 2013 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 mysterynonfiction
    The story of two brothers who planned and executed an epic bank robbery after a tip from Jimmy Hoffa.

The Nazi Hunters How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 11, 2013 tagged nonfiction

War Brothers The Graphic Novel by Sharon E. McKay, Daniel Lafrance (2013)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on July 19, 2013 tagged graphic novelnonfiction

The Patrón Way by Ilana Edelstein (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 12, 2013 tagged nonfiction

Running with the Kenyans by Adharanand Finn (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 30, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction

Drama High The Incredible True Story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town, and the Magic of Theater by Michael Sokolove (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on June 6, 2014 tagged coming of agenonfiction
    A journalist revisits high school to showcase a drama teacher’s impact on students over a forty-year career.

The Reason I Jump The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old-Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida, David Mitchell, KA Yoshida (2013)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on June 6, 2014 tagged biographycoming of agenonfiction
    Autism kept Naoki from communicating with his family, but he learned to write and published this book about himself.

On the Map by Simon Garfield (2013)
    Reviewed by wally on July 5, 2013 tagged nonfiction

Confessions of a Hostie by Danielle Hugh (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on January 31, 2014 tagged biographynonfiction
    A veteran flight attendant tells all.

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 booknonfictionpicture book
    A pop-up book about National Parks styled after the WPA posters of the 1930s and ‘40s.

Kings of the Road How Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Alberto Salazar Made Running Go Boom by Cameron Stracher (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on April 11, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    The story of how running became a national obsession in the U.S.

Give Me Everything You Have On Being Stalked by James Lasdun (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 28, 2013 tagged nonfiction

The Smartest Kids in the World And How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on April 4, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    An examination of the world’s education superpowers, and a theory on why their students do so well.

David and Goliath Underdog, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on May 16, 2014 tagged essaysnonfiction
    Malcolm Gladwell explains how some people and organizations succeed against impossible odds.

Gulp Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 21, 2013 tagged literarynonfiction

The Everything Store Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 7, 2014 tagged biographynonfiction
    How Jeff Bezos defined online shopping and manages amazon.com.

Salt Sugar Fat How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 21, 2013 tagged historynonfictionscience

The Drunken Botanist The Plants That Create The World’s Great Drinks by Amy Stewart (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 21, 2013 tagged literarynonfiction

Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on March 7, 2014 tagged humornonfiction
    A sixty-something novelist raising three kids offers humorous parenting advice.

Go A Kidd's Guide To Graphic Design by Chip Kidd (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on March 28, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    Chip Kidd shows kids what graphic design is and why it’s important.

Pretty Good Number One An American Family Eats Tokyo by Matthew Amster-Burton (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 15, 2014 tagged cookbooknonfiction
    An American family spends a month in Tokyo eating the best, worst, and most Japanese foods they can find.

What's Inside? See-Through Pages and Magic Surprises! by OKIDO (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 28, 2014 tagged nonfictionpicture bookscience
    Hold the pages of this picture book up to the light to reveal the inner workings of the human body, a car, and more.

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