How to Have the Wedding You Want (Not the One Everybody Else Wants You to Have) The Only Guide That’s On Your Side! Claro 1995 The advice in this book was pretty good 23 years ago. I got married in
The World of Clowns Bishop 1976 Submitter: Yes, the history of clowning in one scary volume, including bad oil paintings! Holly: I know Mary has a thing about clowns, the poor dear, but clown books aren’t inherently awful. That said,
Forever Cool Mathieson 2006 Submitter: We found this book in our university library and consider it to be ‘awful’ for a few different reasons. The book’s title suggests timeless fashion and style advice but we found the fashions in the
101 Practical Ways to Make Money at Home Good Housekeeping 1971 Submitter: Weeded from a public library in 2017. Some great options here: Wig boutique! Mimeograph service! Bridge lessons! Holly: <Eye roll> What possible reason could there be to have this
We’re Going to Make You a Star Quinn 1975 Submitter: [This book] was in our collection and requested via [interlibrary loan]. We opted to withdraw it rather than send it along. How embarrassing! Love the television. Holly: The TV has a
Easter Eggs for Everyone Coskey 1973 Submitter: It’s more than you would ever want to know about decorating Easter eggs (including Egg Lore and Legends and Egg Customs), and it has some very non-PC text. Intro page is cleverly shaped
A Guide to Field Identification: Birds of North America Robbins, Bruun, and Zim 1966 Submitter: In addition to being a librarian, I’m a bird geek – and being a librarian bird geek, I have a long-standing personal beef with out-of-date
I Am Joseph Cohen 1980 Submitter: I am a fan of Barbara Cohen, author of such classics as The Carp in the Bathtub and Molly’s Pilgrim, but this is not an appropriate picture book for children! The complex sentence structure!