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The Confidence Code The Science and Art of Self-Assurance -- What Women Should Know by Katty Kay, Claire Shipman (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on December 12, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    An exploration of the nature of confidence as it relates to women in the workplace.

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.

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.

Grey Wolves The U-Boat War 1939-1945 by Philip Kaplan (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 14, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    During WWII, German U-boats sank 2,779 ships, though most of the sailors who crewed the submarines didn’t survive.

Sacred Success: A Course in Financial Miracles by Barbara Stanny (2014)
    Reviewed by saracole on February 19, 2016 tagged nonfiction

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.

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.

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.

Trapped Under the Sea by Neil Swidey (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 4, 2013 tagged nonfiction

Console Wars Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 30, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    How Sega took on Nintendo in the early 1990s.

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.

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.

The Price of Silence by William D. Cohan (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 28, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    When three Duke lacrosse players were accused of raping an exotic dancer, the media jumped on the story.

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.

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.

Love Illuminated Exploring Life’s Most Mystifying Subject (With the Help of 50,000 Strangers) by Daniel Jones (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on September 5, 2014 tagged essaysnonfiction
    Highlights from Daniel Jones’s “Modern Love” column about love and romance in contemporary America.

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

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.

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.

I Don't Care If We Never Get Back 30 Games in 30 Days on the Best Worst Baseball Road Trip Ever by Ben Blatt, Eric Brewster (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on March 6, 2015 tagged nonfiction

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

The Webcomics handbook by Brad Guigar (2014)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on June 20, 2014 tagged artcomic stripsnonfiction
    How to make your own webcomic, from writing and drawing to technical details to making money.

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.

Nothin' to Lose The Making of KISS (1972-1975) by Ken Sharp (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 26, 2013 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Extreme Pumpkin Carving by Vic Hood, Jack A. Williams (2013)
    Reviewed by robert on June 17, 2016 tagged artnonfiction

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Good Riddance An Illustrated Memoir of Divorce by Cynthia Copeland (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 17, 2013 tagged graphic novelnonfiction
    Cynthia Copeland shares the self-doubt, anguish and fears from her unexpected divorce and its aftermath.

You Don't Know Me but You Don't Like Me Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music's Most Maligned Tribes by Nathan Rabin (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on June 14, 2013 tagged nonfiction

World Rat Day Poems About Real Holidays You've Never Heard Of by J. Patrick Lewis, Anna Raff (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on June 14, 2013 tagged nonfictionpicture bookpoetry

The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing by Ewan Clayton (2013)
    Reviewed by robert on January 1, 2016 tagged nonfiction

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.

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.

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.

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.

Relentless From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim S. Grover, Kobe Bryant, Shari Wenk (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 22, 2013 tagged nonfiction
    Tim Grover trains pro athletes to excel, and believes his philosophy is applicable to any endeavor.

The Elements of Typographic Style, Fourth Edition by Robert Bringhurst (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on April 11, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    Best practices for making your text come alive on the page. Choosing a font is just the beginning!

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