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Hope and Other Luxuries A Mother's Life with a Daughter's Anorexia by Clare B. Dunkle (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 27, 2015 tagged biography • coming of age
The Double Life of Fidel Castro My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El Líder Máximo by Juan Reinaldo Sanchez (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on July 10, 2015 tagged biography • history
Fanaticus: Mischief and Madness in the Modern Sports Fan by Justine Gubar (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 7, 2015 tagged nonfiction
The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt that Changed the Nation by Joe Urschel (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on September 11, 2015 tagged history • nonfiction
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on November 6, 2015 tagged nonfiction
Terrorist: Gavrilo Princip, the Assassin Who Ignited World War I by Henrik Rehr (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on November 13, 2015 tagged graphic novel • history
The Job True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop by Steve Osborne (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 13, 2015 tagged biography • mystery
Growing Up Amish The Rumspringa Years (Young Center Books in Anabaptist and Pietist Studies) by Richard A. Stevick (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 11, 2014 tagged coming of age • nonfiction
Amish teens are turned loose in the outside world so they can later decide if they want to commit to the church.
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer Blakemore (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 11, 2014 tagged chapter book • mystery
Hazel invites the new kid at school to help her investigate a suspicious new gravedigger at her family’s cemetery.
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.
The 1929 Bunion Derby Johnny Salo and the Great Footrace Across America by Charles Kastner (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 28, 2014 tagged history
Charley Pyle organized and promoted an insane, 3,554 mile footrace across the U.S. Not many men finished it.
Art and Architecture of Insects by David M. Phillips (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 4, 2014 tagged coffee table book • nonfiction • science
Black and white micrographs taken with a scanning electron microscope show the art and architecture of insects.
Helheim Book 1: The Witch War by Cullen Bunn, Joelle Jones, Nick Filardi (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 18, 2014 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • horror
After Rikard is beheaded, his woman, Bera, reanimates him as a draugr and sends him to kill a rival witch.
The Fishing Fleet Husband-Hunting in the Raj by Anne de Courcy (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 28, 2014 tagged history • romance
During the Raj, many British women made the difficult trip to India to find marriageable men.
My Heart is a Drunken Compass A Memoir by Domingo Martinez (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 2, 2015 tagged biography
After a painful time, an author draws closer to his estranged family and the woman who will become his wife.
Kitty Genovese The Murder, the Bystanders, and the Crime that Changed America by Kevin Cook (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on January 16, 2015 tagged history • mystery
Firebug by Lish McBride (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 31, 2014 tagged coming of age • horror • paranormal
Ava is forced to use her pyrotechnic abilities as an enforcer for the woman who ordered her mother killed.
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 art • nonfiction
The rise and fall of Thomas Kinkade, the Painter of Light, whose work made over $4 billion during his lifetime.
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.