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Polish Your Image – Awful Library Books

Putting on the PolishMalet-Veale1993 Image enhancement is probably a good topic for a library collection. Almost all the job hunting books out there will...

Housewife Value – Awful Library Books

What is a Wife Worth?Minton1983 This book represents an important development in the world of divorce law. Minton, an attorney from Chicago, argued that...

DIY Phone Help – Awful Library Books

Telephone Repair IllustratedBigelow1993 Prior to the Internet, libraries were the first places someone could go to get some DIY information. It used to be...

Fashion Design for the 80s

FashionColor, Line, and Design (3rd edition)Geringer1985 This is more of a text than a DIY book for the average library user. It's actually quite...

Alien Baby Millennials – Awful Library Books

Parenting the Millennial GenerationGuiding Our Children Born between 1982 and 2000Verhaagen2005 This one caught my attention in my sweep through the catalog. Since it...

Tax Time – Awful Library Books

JK Lasser's 101 Plans to Pay Less Taxes(revised and updated)Bernard Greisman, editor1984 For all our American friends, April 15 is Tax Day. In the late 1980s,...

Friday Fiction: 6th Grade Can Really Kill You

6th Grade Can Really Kill YouDeClements1985 Just recently we posted the book called How do you lose those 9th grade blues? with the ultra...

NLW 2022: Internet Resources circa 2001

Librarian's Quick Guide to Internet Resources2nd EditionSemenza2001 Since it is National Library Week, Holly and I usually feature some titles related to libraries and or...

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