Books For The Week - 10/30/2017- 11/03/2017
It seems like everyday has some new 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 holiday.
Monday October 30th 2017
National Candy Corn Day
Title: Candy Corn Murder by Leslie Meier
Genre: Fiction, Mystery
What’s It About?: The 22nd book in the Lucy Stone series. A cozy mystery taking place during Halloween, sleuth Lucy investigates a murder that is also connected to murder from many years ago.
Title: Count Candy Corn by Ruth L. Brugger
Genre: Fiction, Children’s, Picture book, Halloween
What Is It About? Maddix, a little boy not fond of Halloween because they spooky way people dress. He finds a candy corn and his mom tells him about the candy corn bat.
Title: A Mischief Night At Grandpa’s by Bradley Shane
Genre: Fiction, Children’s, Picture Book, Halloween
What Is It About?: Siblings Billy and Susan spend mischief night at their grandparents house.
Title: Mischief Night by Paul Melniczek
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Horror, Halloween
What Is It About? The 3rd book in the Bad Moon Book’s Halloween series. Rusty and his friends find scary trouble when they visit the local haunted house on Halloween.
Tuesday October 31st 2017
Carve A Pumpkin Day
Title: Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips & Ideas by Colleen Dorsey
Genre: Non-Fiction, Crafts, Halloween
What Is It About?: This 2017 book goes into many ways on how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween. It is for beginners and experts.
Title: Realistic Pumpkin Carving : 24 Spooky, Scary, And Spine-Chilling Designs by Lundy Cupp
Genre: Non-Fiction, Crafts, Halloween
What Is It About?: This 2016 book teaches extreme pumpkin carving.
Title: B Is For Boo: A Halloween Alphabet by Greg Paprocki
Genre: Non-Fiction, Baby, Board Book, Halloween
What Is It About? Introduction to the alphabet for babies and toddlers told in Halloween theme.
Title: Halloween by Richard Pratt
Genre: Fiction, Baby, Board Book, Halloween
What’s It About?: Tells the history behind Halloween with interactive flaps.
Increase Your Psychic Powers Day
Title: From Psychic To Soul: Discover The Psychic Within by Diane Lewis
Genre: Non-Fiction, New Age,
What Is It About?: Author says that everyone is psychic. She teaches how to use abilities more and how to connect with our soul.
Title: Discover Your Psychic Powers: A Practical Guide To Psychic Development & Spiritual Growth by Tara Ward
Genre: Non-Fiction, New Age
What Is It About?: Step by step guide to teach how to increase your psychic abilities.
Wednesday November 1st 2017
All Saints Day
Title: The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Saints by Tessa Paul, and Reverend Ronald Creighton-Jobe
Genre: Religion, Christianity, Catholic
What’s It About?: An illustrated guide to over 500 saints. To be published in December of 2017.
Title: Saints And Angels by Doreen Virtue
Genre: Religion, Christianity
What Is It About?: A guide to saints and angels. Includes a chart on who to call on in prayer.
Thursday November 2nd 2017
All Souls Day/ Day Of The Dead
Title: Day Of The Dead:20 Creative Projects To Make For Your Party Or Celebration by Susie Hodge
Genre: Non-Fiction, Crafts, Holiday
What Is It About?: Inspirational crafts for Day Of The Dead celebrations.
Title: Day Of The Dead by Mark Roberts
Genre: Fiction, Mystery,
What Is It About?: A serial killer who tortures and kills pedophiles is on the loose. The police search this killer who is always one step ahead.
National Deviled Egg Day
Title: How To Make Deviled Eggs: The Easiest Guide To Make Delicious Deviled Eggs by David McGrath
Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbook
What’s It About?: Teaches how to cook delicious deviled eggs.
Title: Sweet Tea And Deviled Eggs by Sandra J. Murphy
Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Short Story
What Is It About?: Parents don’t always think children have a say in their life when they are young but some kids disagree and make plans that they maybe should not get away with.
Look For Circles Day
Title: Prehistoric Adventure: Stone Circles by John Malam
Genre: Nonfiction, Juvenile, History, Europe
What Is It About?: History about stone circle like Stonehenge and how they came to be.
Title: Circles by David A. Adler
Genre: Nonfiction, Children’s, Science, Mathematics
What Is It About?: Intro to geometry of circles with activities and illustrations.
Men Make Dinner Day
Title: Men’s Cooking: From Hot Starters To Dangerous Desserts by Chris Mallard
Genre: Nonfiction, Cookbook,
What Is It About?: A cookbook for men who are beginners at cooking.
Title: Len Deighton’s French Cooking For Men: 50 Classic Cookstrips For Today’s Action Men by Len Deighton
Genre: Nonfiction, Cookbook
What Is It About?: A revised cookbook for men on cooking french cuisine.
Plan Your Epitaph Day
Title: Epitaphs A Dying Art by Samuel Fanous
Genre: Nonfiction, History, Reference
What Is It About?: A look at past epitaphs on gravestones and their meanings and sometimes humor.
Title: Cut These Words Into My Stone: Ancient Greek Epitaphs by Michael Wolfe
Genre: Nonfiction, History, Literary Criticism
What Is It About?: Collection of Greek Epitaphs.
Friday November 3rd 2017
Title: American Housewife by Helen Ellis
Genre: Fiction, Short Stories
What Is It About?: A collection of short stories about some unlikely housewives.
Title: A 1950’s Housewife: Marriage And Homemaking In The 1950’s by Sheila Hardy
Genre: Nonfiction, History, Women Studies
What Is It About?: How different housewives in the 1950’s are compared to today’s housewives.
Title: Daddy’s Sandwich by Pip Jones and Laura Hughes
Genre: Fiction, Children’s, Picture Book,
What Is It About?: A little wants to make her father the perfect sandwich.
Title: Frederik Sandwich And The Earthquake That Couldn’t Possibly Be by Kevin John Scott
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile,
What Is It About?: A earthquake send Frederik on an adventure to forbidden places.