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Getting Romantic @ Your Library

DIY sex toys coverIt’s Valentine’s Day! ALB is all about the romance, and has some specific suggestions to make this day special for your significant other. You’re welcome!

Mary and Holly


Make Your Own Sex Toys
50 quick and easy do-it-yourself projects

Who doesn’t need the ultimate DIY book? This is perfect for those that either like a bit of variety or maybe find themselves alone with nothing to do. (Yes, this is a real book!) Read the original post here and I promise you will look at produce in a whole new way!

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Dating Tips for the Desperate

Guerrilla Dating Tactics coverGuerrilla Dating Tactics
Strategies, Tips and Secrets for Finding Romance

Are you desperate for love? Are you looking in all the wrong places? This is your book! It even has a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE! This book has it all: flirting advice, pick up lines, personal ads, and cutting edge techniques using a fax machine! Sample ice breaker: “Do you think we will ever change to the metric system?” Now I am all hot and bothered thinking about the metric system.

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Senior Romance

How to find romance after 40 coverHow to Find Romance After 40

Submitter: When I spot check the shelves for weeding, my eye is always drawn to yellow toned books. Here is one that caught my eye at my local library. How to Find Romance After 40 was published in 1985. This would mean that the people this book was written for then, would be 70+ today. Great choice for 1985, not so valuable today. The Male Shopping list on page 186 says “Does not Keep Cats.” Well that can probably eliminate most of us librarians, lol.

Holly: This is completely irrelevant because it doesn’t mention online dating. I also love that the examples of women in their 40s include Joan Collins, Sophia Loren, Linda Grey, and Jane Fonda.

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