Forbidden Relatives: The American Myth of Cousin Marriage Ottenheimer 1996 Submitter: As a new librarian at a small community college (in the southern U.S.) there are many gems to be weeded. When the school first opened a library was created
Introducing Issues With (Opposing Viewpoints) Gangs Barbour, ed. 2006 Gangs Issues That Concern You Daniels 2008 Submitter: There was a post on an old weed-worthy gang series title a couple of years ago (http://awfullibrarybooks.net/?p=890). Neither of these are old – one
If You Want Closure in Your Relationship, Start with Your Legs Big Boom 2007 Big Boom is an ex-pimp, player, and hustler, according to the back of the book. He knows the games men play. He even got an endorsement
Sex: If You’re Scared of the Truth Don’t Read This Sommer 2009 Submitter: I’m submitting a book that landed on my desk as an unwanted mailing this afternoon, and was just as quickly tossed in the trash. We are a
Straight Talk About Sexually Transmitted Diseases Brodman, Thacker and Kranz 1993 Not a bad choice for the early 90’s but of course medical information is suspect after five or so years. I did appreciate the candor of this book and
Hostage Rescue Thompson 2001 Submitter: Attached are scans of the book Hostage Rescue: A Manual that was just recently found on our shelves. Though this book obviously has its place in both literature and libraries, our very small public library
Not in Room 204 Riggs 2007 Submitter: Once again this book was found in the last weeding of the children’s room collection. It was found located in the parenting section and not regular picture books, but that is no excuse.
God’s Callgirl: A Woman’s Incredible Journey From the Convent to the Massage Parlour Van Raay 2004 Submitter: I would bet my meager salary that this is the first and last book ever published whose title contains the words “God”, “Callgirl”, “Convent”