Treating Mental Illness Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Drugs Byck 1986 Every time I think I have weeded all these monsters, another one shows up to prove me wrong. And what is with the cover art? I thought the giant head was
Unmasking the Face: A guide to recognizing emotions from facial expressions Ekman and Friesen 1975, 1984 Submitter: Unmasking the Face’s cover is very Scaramouche, Scaramouche, can you do the fandango? Holly: Second row from the top, right-hand side just stepped
Street Smart Survival A Nineties Guide to Staying Alive and Living Well Santoro 1991 When this title first caught my eye, I was thinking it was a “live better”, self-help kind of book. Wow, this is NOT what I expected.
Touch Me: The Poems of Suzanne Somers Somers 1980 There’s no denying that Suzanne Somers has been prolific. She’s written diet books, exercise books, aging books, a biography…and even a poetry book. It’s awfully sweet and cute and charming; only
Keep on Rollin’: The Complete Guide to Roller Skating in America Boorstin 1978 Submitter: This gem was pulled reluctantly from the shelves of a rural library in Oregon. If I see the Swirnoffs on the street, I’m calling the police
Who Cares About Disabled People Adams 1989 Submitter: I suspect it’s a series of “who cares about…” but still, it made me laugh out loud. It’s 20 years old now (according to World Cat, which also revealed it’s still available…)
Pets Around the World Jackson 1965 Submitter: This book may not qualify as “Awful,” but it is indeed outdated! The image that was a particular favourite of mine depicts a young naked Galapagos boy and his pet turtle. Yes, children…
Uncle Willy’s Tickles: A Child’s Right to Say No Aboff 2003 Submitter: Creepy! Holly: …Aaaaand we’re back to this subject. What a horrible title! There’s a fine line between making a serious subject “approachable” to kids through a title they