Books For The Week - 10/23/2017- 10/27/2017
It seems like everyday has some new holiday or theme to celebrate so I thought it might be fun to see what kind of interesting books I can find (new, old, or coming soon) for everyday holidays.
Monday October 23rd 2017
National Mole Day
Solving Mole Problems by Melanie Fine
Genre: Non-Fiction, Science, Chemistry
What’s It About?: A quick guide teaching what a mole in chemistry is, along with what it weighs
and how many particles are in one.
TV Talk Show Host Day
Title: The Morning Show Murders by Al Roker, and Dick Locthe
Genre: Fiction, Mystery
What Is It About?: Start of a cozy mystery series. Talk show host Billy Blessing is accused of murder. He searches for the real killer before he becomes the next victim or ends up in prision.
Title: Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions by Stephen Colbert
What Is It About? Based on skit that US talk show host Stephen Colbert does on his nightly talk show.
Tuesday October 24th 2017
National Bologna Day
Title: Farming, Friends, And Fried Bologna Sandwiches by Renea Winchester
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Food and Drink
What Is It About?: A memoir on growing up on a farm and how times have changed.
Title: Melvin Beederman Superhero: The Curse Of The Bologna Sandwich by Greg Trine
Genre: Children, Fantasy, Comic, Superhero
What Is It About?: Melvin is a superhero saving Los Angeles even though a little clumsy. His only weakness is bologna.
United Nations Day
Title: The Parliament Of Man : The Past, Present and Future by Paul Kennedy
Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Politics
What Is It About? History of how the U.N. came to be and what is now.
Wednesday October 25th 2017
Punk For A Day Day
Title: Punk Avenue: Inside The New York City Underground 1972 - 1982 by Phil Marcade
Genre: Non-Fiction, Music, Biography
What Is It About?: The author, Phil Marcade, time in the punk scene told sometimes humorously..
Title: Legends Of Punk: Photos From The Vault by Rikki Ercoli
Genre: Non-Fiction, Music Photography
What Is It About?: Photos from Punk concerts around world.
World Pasta Day
Title: Homemade Pasta Made Simple by Manuela Zangara
Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbook
What Is It About?: How to make fresh pasta.
Title: Pasta Wars by Elisa Lorello
Genre: Fiction, Romance
What Is It About?: A successful CEO, Katie Cravens, is on the brink of greatness at work and about to marry. Then everything falls apart.
Thursday October 26th 2017
National Mincemeat Day
Title: Mincemeat: The Education Of An Italian Chef by Leonardo Lucarelli
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir
What Is It About?: Chef Leonardo Lucarelli shares about his life behind the scenes of the Italian restaurant world.
Title: The Unknown Courier: The True Story Of Operation Mincemeat by Ian Colvin
Genre: Non-Fiction, History, World War II
What Is It About?: About a true operation that misled Hitler to divert forces.
Friday October 27th 2017
Title: The New Annotated Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Genre: Fiction, Classic, Horror
What Is It About?: A scientist creates a monster from dead body parts.
Title: Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection Of Victorian Science Fiction by Michael Sims
Genre: Fiction, Sci-Fi, Anthology
What Is It About?: A group of science fiction short story from authors Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe and more.
National Tell A Story Day
Title: How To Tell A Story And Other Essays by Mark Twain
Genre: Non-Fiction, On Writing, Essays
What Is It About?: Mark Twain’s humor filled essays on what not to do as a writer.
Title: Tell Me A Story: An Inspirational Book For Creative Writers by Emily Bannister
Genre: Children's, Picture Book,
What Is It About?: A book encouraging children to create stories and write.
Title: The U.S. Navy by Jennifer Reed
Genre: Non-Fiction, Juvenile,
What Is It About?: Learn about the U.S. Navy and where they protect and the equipment they use.
Title: Way Of The Warrior Kid: From Wimpy To Warrior The Navy Seal Way by Jocko Willink
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile
What Is It About?: Marc struggles through middle school as he is bullied. His Uncle, a navy seal, comes to stay for a while and promises to turn Marc into a Warrior.