Bridal Shower Party Games Leister Game Company 1947 Revised 1957 One thing this little dog and pony show of Awful Library Books has taught me is to be able to guess publication dates based on cover art and fonts. Clearly,
Satan’s Music Exposed Kirban 1981 In case you didn’t know, the real evil is Christian rock. Evidently, the shift from traditional sacred music is ruining church for everyone. The author asserts that this pop music influences us through the accelerated
The Youngheart Autoharp Songbook Scelsa, Millang, Koch, Blackley 1983 This was submitted by email, so to be fair I haven’t actually laid eyes on the actual book. I’m not sure I need to. Songbooks are actually pretty popular in my
Toasts: The Complete Book of the Best Toasts, Sentiments, Blessings, Curses, and Graces Dickson 1981 Submitter: Well the title of that book went downhill quickly. Just weeded this from our public library today. My favorite curses were the ones about
TV’S Top Ten Shows and Their Stars Herz 1976 For the over 40 crowd, can you remember these shows? (Extra points for the under 30 set.) This is another example of youth nonfiction from yesteryear. There’s nothing really special about
Burt Reynolds Hotline: The Letters I Get…and Write! Reynolds 1972 Late yesterday afternoon, I heard that Burt Reynolds passed away at age 82. You can read the NYT obituary here. I was a teen in the 1970s and Burt Reynolds
Mouth Sounds: How to Whistle, Pop, Click, and Honk Your Way to Social Success Newman 1980 Submitter: We recently stumbled upon this book in our public library stacks and are unsure how this book slipped through a previous weeding project.
Osmonds and the New Pop Scene Robinson 1972 I am sure if you are of a certain age you will identify with some of these “new” pop scene acts. Extra points if you can name everyone on the cover. Although