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Here There Be Monsters The Legendary Kraken and the Giant Squid by HP Newquist (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 13, 2011 tagged science
The Kraken was thought to be just a tall tale until evidence of its existence was found in the stomachs of whales.
High Society The Central Role of Mind-Altering Drugs in History, Science and Culture by Mike Jay (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on July 29, 2011 tagged history • nonfiction
The Hive Detectives Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Griffin Burns, Ellen Harasimowicz (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 1, 2010 tagged mystery • science
How to Sharpen Pencils A practical and theoretical treatise on the artisanal craft of pencil sharpening, for writers, artists, contractors, flange turners, anglesmiths, and civil servants, with illustrations showing current practice by David Rees (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 12, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Hyperbole and a Half Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 7, 2014 tagged biography • comic strips • humor
Illustrated stories, both hilarious and heartrending, from Allie Brosh’s blog.
I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb (2009)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 27, 2010 tagged coming of age • humor
Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential How Teenage Girls Made a Nation Cool by Brian Ashcraft, Shoko Ueda (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 10, 2010 tagged history • nonfiction
Japanese schoolgirls are a powerful economic force both in Japan and around the world.
Journey Into the Deep Discovering New Ocean Creatures by Rebecca L. Johnson (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 4, 2011 tagged coffee table book • science
A photo-filled overview of the 10 year Census of Marine Life that documented the oceans’ plants and animals.
Kakapo Rescue Saving the World's Strangest Parrot (Scientists in the Field) by Sy Montgomery, Nic Bishop (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 28, 2011 tagged science
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.
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.
The Letter Q Queer Writers' Notes To Their Younger Selves by Sarah Moon, James Lecesne (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 8, 2012 tagged anthology • coming of age • essays
Levitation Physics and Psychology in the Service of Deception by Jim Ottaviani, Janine Johnston (2007)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 27, 2012 tagged graphic novel • science
Life in the Ocean The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 14, 2012 tagged biography • science
Lincoln's Flying Spies Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps by Gail Jarrow (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 27, 2011 tagged history • nonfiction
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.
Lost Childhood My Life in a Japanese Prison Camp During World War II by Annelex Hofstra Layson (2008)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 24, 2011 tagged biography • history
The Lost Cyclist The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance by David V. Herlihy (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 28, 2012 tagged history
Lost States True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It by Michael J. Trinklein (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on March 4, 2011 tagged history
Made in India: Recipes from an Indian Family Kitchen by Meera Sodha (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 14, 2016 tagged cookbook
Mail-Order Mysteries Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads! by Kirk Demarais (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 16, 2012 tagged nonfiction
Manga Kamishibai the Art of Japanese Paper Theater by Eric P. Nash (2009)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 13, 2010 tagged art • coffee table book • nonfiction
Meanwhile Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities by Jason Shiga (2010)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on July 9, 2010 tagged graphic novel • mystery • science fiction
If you make the right choices Jimmy gets to try out a memory transfer helmet, a time machine, and a doomsday device.
Milwaukee Mayhem: Murder and Mystery in the Cream City's First Century by Matthew J. Prigge (2015)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 5, 2016 tagged essays • history • nonfiction
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.
Mr. Lincoln's High-tech War How the North Used the Telegraph, Railroads, Surveillance Balloons, Ironclads, High-Powered Weapons, and More to Win the Civil War by Thomas B. Allen , Roger Macbride Allen (2009)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 23, 2010 tagged history