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Jumped In by Patrick Flores-Scott (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of agepoetry
    Two slackers in an Des Moines, Washington, high school are paired together for a poetry slam.

Knitmare on Elm Street 20 Projects That Go Bump In The Night by Hannah Simpson (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 1, 2013 tagged horrornonfiction
    Photographs and easy instructions for how to knit zombies, vampires and other monsters.

The Last Forever by Deb Caletti (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 5, 2014 tagged coming of age
    After her mom dies, Tessa's dad abandons her with a grandmother she hasn’t seen in years.

The Light Between Oceans a novel by M.L. Stedman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 20, 2014 tagged historical fiction
    A lighthouse keeper and his wife find a baby that washes ashore and raise it as their own.

A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 26, 2013 tagged coffee table bookpicture book

The Lost Dogs Michael Vick's Dogs And Their Tale Of Rescue and Redemption by Jim Gorant (2010)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 2, 2012 tagged nonfiction

Lucha Loco: The Free Wrestlers of Mexico by Malcolm Venville (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 5, 2016 tagged coffee table booknonfiction

The Madwoman in the Volvo My Year of Raging Hormones by Sandra Tsing Loh (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 17, 2014 tagged biography
    One woman’s roller coaster year going through menopause.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 21, 2015 tagged literary

The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich (2005)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged historical fictionliterary

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 29, 2015 tagged essays

Methland The Death and Life of an American Small Town by Nick Reding (2009)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 6, 2013 tagged nonfiction
    A journalist follows the spread of meth in Oelwein, Iowa.

The Mighty Lalouche by Matthew Olshan, Sophie Blackall (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 28, 2014 tagged picture book
    A small former postman becomes a boxing sensation.

Monsters of the Deep A 3-D Look at Ocean Creatures (Pop-Up Nature) by Claire Bampton (2008)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 29, 2013 tagged picture bookscience
    Eye-popping, real creatures from the bottom of the ocean pop-up out of this book.

My Mother's Wars by Lillian Faderman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 22, 2013 tagged biographyhistory
    Lillian’s mother dreamed of becoming a dancer. But after she's kicked out of her home, her life took a bad turn.

OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of ageromance
    Bea meets Beck at an OCD support group and starts to fall in love even though she’s stalking someone else.

Open Mic Riffs on Life between Cultures in Ten Voices by Mitali Perkins, Cherry Cheva, Varian Johnson, Naomi Shihab Nye, Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, G. Neri, Debbie Rigaud, Francisco X. Stork, Gene Luen Yang, David Yoo (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 21, 2014 tagged anthologycoming of agepoetry
    An anthology of work by ten well-known young adult authors about growing up between cultures.

The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 5, 2013 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

Part Wild Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs by Ceiridwen Terrill (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 20, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction
    Terrill sees the beauty in her adopted wolf-dog puppy even when others worry he’s a monster.

Peek: Stories by Paul Beckman (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 11, 2015 tagged short stories

The Pet Project Cute and Cuddly Vicious Verses by Lisa Wheeler, Zachariah OHora (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 20, 2013 tagged picture bookpoetry

Plumdog by Emma Chichester Clark (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 1, 2016 tagged graphic novel

Point Your Face at This Drawings by Demetri Martin (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 18, 2014 tagged comic stripshumor
    Pun-filled cartoons by comedian Demetri Martin.

Pug And Other Animal Poems by Valerie Worth, Steve Jenkins (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 30, 2013 tagged picture bookpoetry

Real Simple 869 New Uses For Old Things: An Encyclopedia of Innovative Ideas For Everyday Items by (2010)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 9, 2014 tagged nonfiction
    An encyclopedia of ingenious ways to reuse old items.

Return To Me by Justina Chen (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 14, 2013 tagged coming of age

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 3, 2014 tagged literary
    Benjamin becomes a caretaker for a boy named Trevor and takes him on a cross country trip to see Trevor’s father.

The Rise and Fall of the Gallivanters by M.J. Beaufrand (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on March 6, 2015 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

The Round House a novel by Louise Erdrich (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 30, 2012 tagged literarymystery

Scowler by Daniel Kraus (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on October 25, 2013 tagged coming of agescience fictionthriller
    Ry helped send his father to prison. Now he's free and bent on revenge. Ry's only hope: 3 childhood toys.

See A Heart, Share A Heart by Eric Telchin (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on April 26, 2013 tagged coffee table book
    Photos that capture heart shapes in the world around us from the blog Boy Sees Hearts.

She-Smoke A Backyard Barbecue Book by Julie Reinhardt (2009)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 19, 2015 tagged cookbook

The Skillet Cookbook A Street Food Manifesto by Josh Henderson (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 19, 2015 tagged cookbook

Slacks and Calluses Our Summer In a Bomber Factory by Constance Bowman Reid, Clara Marie Allen (2004)
    Reviewed by darcy on December 21, 2012 tagged history

The Smell of Other People's Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (2016)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 4, 2016 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 6, 2015 tagged coming of agehistorical fiction

Sparky! by Jenny Offill, Chris Appelhans (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 23, 2015 tagged picture book

The Truck Food Cookbook by John T. Edge (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on June 21, 2013 tagged cookbooknonfiction

The Third Twin by C.J. Omololu (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on July 31, 2015 tagged coming of agemystery

Toys in Space by Mini Grey (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 7, 2014 tagged picture bookscience fiction
    The star in the sky that is brighter than the rest is a spaceship looking for abandoned toys.

Truth Like the Sun by Jim Lynch (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 13, 2015 tagged historical fictionliterary

Underwater Dogs by Seth Casteel (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 1, 2013 tagged coffee table booknonfiction
    Photographs of maniacal, bug-eyed dogs diving underwater.

Waterloo & Trafalgar by Olivier Tallec (2012)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 30, 2014 tagged picture book
    Two soldiers sit across a fence from one another, armed and prepared to fight.

We Live in Water by Jess Walter (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on August 23, 2013 tagged literaryshort stories

What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night by Refe Tuma, Susan Tuma (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 25, 2015 tagged artcoffee table bookhumor

Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on February 14, 2014 tagged coming of age
    In juvie, Richie writes the story of his band, his dead sister, his messed-up family, and his arrest.

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures by Josh Hanagarne (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 15, 2016 tagged biography

You and Me and Him by Kris Dinnison (2015)
    Reviewed by darcy on May 6, 2016 tagged coming of age

Zoom by Istvan Banyai (1995)
    Reviewed by darcy on September 14, 2012 tagged picture book

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