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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
Apocalypse How: Turning the End Times Into the Best of Times by Rob Kutner (2008)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 23, 2015 tagged humor • 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
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
Robbers! True Stories of the World's Most Notorious Thieves (It Actually Happened) by Andreas Schroeder, Rémy Simard (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 28, 2015 tagged chapter book • history • nonfiction
Earmuffs for Everyone! How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs by Meghan McCarthy (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 28, 2015 tagged history • picture book
Beetle Busters: A Rogue Insect and the People Who Track It (Scientists in the Field) by Loree Griffin Burns (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 14, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Armond Goes to a Party A Book About Asperger's and Friendship by Nancy Carlson, Armond Isaak (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 26, 2015 tagged picture book
When Lunch Fights Back Wickedly Clever Animal Defenses by Rebecca L. Johnson (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 12, 2015 tagged picture book • science
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Kean (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 27, 2015 tagged science
Wrapping with Fabric Your Complete Guide to Furoshiki: The Japanese Art of Wrapping by Etsuko Yamada, Kanji Okamoto (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 6, 2015 tagged art • nonfiction
Strange Fruit Volume 1: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History by Joel Christian Gill (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 23, 2015 tagged graphic novel • history
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 5, 2014 tagged coming of age • poetry
Two young people in the hospital for Crohn's disease share their stories in poems.
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 28, 2014 tagged biography • coming of age • graphic novel
Raina wanted a little sister to play with, but Amara doesn’t want to do anything her older sister does.
Morphine by Mikhail Bulgakov, Hugh Aplin (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 14, 2014 tagged historical fiction
A young Russian doctor’s first person account of his morphine addiction, set in the early 1900s.
An Age of License A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 10, 2014 tagged biography • graphic novel
Cartoonist Lucy Knisley travels to a Norwegian comics festival and then around Europe as she examines her life.
Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan, Nancy Carpenter (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 3, 2014 tagged history • picture book
Queen Victoria can’t simply go for a swim. So her husband builds her a contraption to give her some privacy.
Pyg The Memoirs of Toby, The Learned Pig by Russell Potter (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 12, 2014 tagged historical fiction
In 1780s England, a pig named Toby avoids becoming dinner, joins a show, and learns to communicate with humans.
God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 29, 2014 tagged biography • short stories
Short, illustrated stories from Vivek Shraya’s life about growing up Indian-Canadian and LGBTQ.
Pretty Good Number One An American Family Eats Tokyo by Matthew Amster-Burton (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 15, 2014 tagged cookbook • nonfiction
An American family spends a month in Tokyo eating the best, worst, and most Japanese foods they can find.
Knitting Yarns Writers on Knitting by Ann Hood (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 1, 2014 tagged essays • nonfiction
Writers write about why they knit: stress relief, connecting with friends, grief, and getting through crises.
Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks by Drew Friedman, K. Bidus (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 27, 2014 tagged coffee table book • history
Color portraits and biographical information on sideshow performers from the 1800s to 1960s.
The Chinese Takeout Cookbook Quick and Easy Dishes to Prepare at Home by Diana Kuan (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 13, 2014 tagged cookbook
Recipes for food found in American Chinese restaurants.
Shiro Wit, Wisdom & Recipes from a Sushi Pioneer, a Memoir by Shiro Kashiba (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 6, 2014 tagged biography • cookbook
The life of Shiro Kashiba, one of the first sushi chefs in Seattle.
Woman Rebel The Margaret Sanger Story by Peter Bagge (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 23, 2014 tagged biography • graphic novel
Margaret Sanger put her freedom on the line so that women in the U.S. could get access to birth control.
Lost at Sea The Jon Ronson Mysteries by Jon Ronson (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 28, 2014 tagged essays
An investigative journalist interviews oddballs, insane “clowns,” and looks into a few mysteries.