Skin Diving Made Easy: For Fun and Profit Tinker 1967 Submitter: I recently bought this book at the discard sale at my local public library. The book is Skin Diving Made Easy: for Fun and Profit by Gene Tinker, copyright
Shirley Temple’s Favorite Tales of Long Ago 1958 Who can argue with fairy tales, especially with Shirley Temple on the cover? Well this time I can. No one touched this book in at least a decade. Personally, I think this
Burt Reynolds Hotline: The Letters I Get…and Write! Reynolds 1972 Submitter: I don’t know if this is still on any shelves, but it’s pretty awful, especially the “rear” photo. Holly: Ha ha ha ha ha!!! Burt was 36 years old when he
Your Three Year Old: Friend or Enemy Ames & Ilg 1976 Submitter: This book was being weeded from our library due to condition (though its age would have most likely have eliminated it), but the cover made us laugh hysterically.
Make Your Own Exercise Equipment Wiley 1984 Submitter: This book was already weed-worthy just because of its age and lack of circulation; frankly, I’m not sure why anyone would want to make exercise equipment when you can buy almost-new equipment
Red Lights on the Prairies Gray 1971 Submitter: I snatched this up when my high school’s library held a sale of the oldest and most useless books, although I’m not really sure why it was there in the first place.
Makeup For Fun Parmentier/Bulles 1986 Submitter: Wow. This one is really something else. I don’t know exactly what “Quat Bulles” is referring to here, but it translates to “Four Bubbles”. The original title was “Quatre Bulles, Maquillages Pour Enfants” or
Complete Book of Ethnic Humor Wilde 1978 Submitter: I found this ridiculous gem in our humour section: The Complete Book of Ethnic Humor by Larry Wilde, copyright 1978. Amazingly, we own not just one, but two copies of this, and