World Swappers Brunner 1959 Who wouldn’t want to pick up and read this book with Frederik Pohl’s lukewarm endorsement on the cover? I cracked up at the marketing genius who thought this kind of statement would make a great book
Galactic Aliens Frank 1979 Submitter: A student brought the following book to our attention for review and weeding…because he wanted it. Why is this book awful? Well, it is a book that claims to be the most important book since
Bridget of Cat’s Head Point Winters 1994 Submitter: I think the man on the cover (that look on his face!) and Bridget’s hair are what struck me at first. Apparently there really is a Cat’s Head Point in northern Michigan!
House of Stairs Sleator 1974 (originally published) 1991 (paperback edition) I remember this book from when I was a teen and it was pretty cool. I was a fan of those dystopian society/social experiment movies and books. My favorites from
Dr. Woodward’s Ambition Seifert 1945 Paperback edition: 1948 Direct from the Carolyn Lehr Memorial Hospital, we get to pick into the drama of Doctor Woodward, who is capitalizing on his good looks and charm to climb to the top in
Hospital Across The Bridge Cooper 1982 We have a romance with a nurse trying to shape up a surgery department. Rosemary, our featured nurse, is appalled at the lack of standards and procedures. The autoclave is broken and sterilization is
Decision for a Nurse Hospital Nurse Picture Romances [Year Unknown] Submitter: As part of our Women’s Studies material, we have a great collection of British women’s periodicals. These include illustrated nurse romances, almost like comic books. Bonus, on the back,
My Dream is Yours Asquith 1973 Another romantic tale for your Friday Fiction. Flip (yes, that is her name-short for “Phillipa”) grew up as an orphan and doesn’t seem to have a pedigree that one would call “impressive.” Michael, Flip’s