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Sarah T. is Drunk (Friday Fiction)

Sarah T.
Portrait of a Teen-Age Alcoholic

I actually remember this title from my teen years and the accompanying after school special. Linda Blair, best known for the Exorcist, (which still gives me nightmares) she was the go-to actress for all roles featuring teens in trouble ranging from unplanned pregnancy, alcoholism, hanging out with Satanic demons. You know, normal teen stuff.

Checking catalog now for a retrospective featuring Roller Boogie,


More from the 70s:

How to be pretty in 1974

Disco never dies

The craft that haunts every library… Macrame

Roller Boogie

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How to be a more interesting woman

How to be a more interesting woman

Ladies, here is your chance to shed your boring personality.  Learn to speak “properly” with a variety of conversation topics. Don’t be too aggressive and attempt to share your personal opinions. (Men don’t really like that.) I am really going to work on my lady skills with this nice book. I’m already halfway there since an interesting woman evidently hangs out in the library.



More Lady Stuff:

A Woman’s World (as told by a man)

Obey Your Man

How to be attractive



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Honey We Lost the Kids


Honey, We Lost the Kids: Re-Thinking childhood in the multimedia age

Submitter: The content of this book was great in 2005. By now it’s dated and needs weeding, which is ho-hum and to be expected with tech topics in particular.  The sh!#-storm is the cover, which was NEVER OKAY. Honestly, we weed constantly. I don’t know where these things keep popping up from.

Holly: That cover is horrid! Zombie Marge Simpson is after her! Are those piercings and a tattoo on the child’s head? I’m sure it was a fine book 15 years ago, but I’m with submitter. Weed it.

More Damaged Kids:

Parents! TV = Mind Control

TV will Ruin You!

New Math Trauma

Satan for Kids (If that doesn’t damage a kid, I don’t know what will!)

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