1001 Decorating Ideas Carter and Bernard, ed. Consolidated Trimming Corp. ~1955 Looking for some decorating help? Look no further! There are so many ideas here (over a thousand!). Turn your home into a showplace! My personal favorite is the pink
How to Avoid Matrimony Froy 1957 Okay all you rogue males, you don’t want to be trapped by the ladies looking for marriage. This guy has you covered with some interesting advice so you can avoid having the life sucked
Teen-Time Cooking with Carnation Blake 1959 Want to be one of the cool kids? Break out the apron and you can be popular and throw the perfect party with help from this little book. Naturally, Sad Susie is totally unpopular
Going Steady Emery 1950 (paperback 1959) Sally is thrilled that she is going steady with super cool Scotty. She is looking forward to a fun summer with Scotty right by her side. Unfortunately, Sally finds the whole “going steady” thing
How to be attractive Bennett 1951, 2d ed., rev. and enl. Submitter: The original edition was from 1948. Our copy does not have the cover shown – the library assistant who discovered this brilliant work (and read it cover to cover)
Creative Hamburger Cookery DeGouy 1951 Clearly, this book was published before food photography was a thing. If I didn’t know better, I would think that was a pile of dirt decorating those plates with some lovely garnish. Hamburger meat is
Don’t Touch Me Kantor 1951 It’s Friday and I have another novel of the 50s for everyone to enjoy. I was just admiring the cover art, when I realized this was written by MacKinlay Kantor. Kantor has quite a resume,
Trouble After School Beim 1957 In a nutshell, Lee’s Mom takes a sales job (Gasp!). Of course this means the family is doomed. Basically good kid, Lee loses focus, decides to get a leather jacket and hang out with the wrong crowd.