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 November 6th 2017
Marooned Without A Compass Day
Title: Marooned In The Arctic: The True Story Of Ada Blackjack The “Female Robinson Crusoe” by Peggy Caravantes
Genre: Non-Fiction, History
What Is It About?: After being assigned as cook 4 explorers to Wrangel Island. Ada Blackjack ends up marooned on the island for almost 2 years after the explorers
Title: Naked And Marooned: One Man. One Island by Ed Stafford
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Travel
What Is It About?: An adventurer has a goal to survive 30 days without clothes, food, or water.
Title: Jay Versus The Saxophone Of Doom by Kara Kootstra
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Sports
What Is It About?: Jay is a good hockey player but learning to playing the saxophone is not going to be easy.
Title: Sadie The Saxophone Fairy by Daisy Meadows
Genre: Fiction, Chapter book, Fairies, Children
What Is It About?: All the music fairies instruments have stolen by Jack Frost
Tuesday November 7th 2017
Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day
Title: The Dragon With A Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis
Genre: Fiction, Children, Fantasy, Dragons
What Is It About?: A dragon is tricked into drinking magical chocolate that turns her into a human girl.
Title: Rosie Rudey And The Enormous Chocolate Mountain: A Story About Hunger, Overeating And Using Food For Comfort
Genre: Fiction, Childrens,
What Is It About?: Rosie favorite food is chocolate and when she is upset she eats way too much.
U.S. General Election Day
Title: Election Day
Genre: Non-Fiction, Children’s, History
What Is It About?: Tell way this holiday is an important day and why we should all vote.
Title: Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide To Winning Any Office From The PTA To The White House by Rebecca Sive
Genre: Non-Fiction, Politics, Feminism
What Is It About?: A woman’s guide to gaining leadership in politics.
Wednesday November 8th 2017
Cook Something Bold Day
Title: Bold Flavored Began Cooking: Healthy Plant-Based Recipes With A Kick by Celine Steen
Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbook, Vegan
What Is It About?: Bold new flavors to vegan dishes
Title: Cooking Bold And Fearless
Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbook,
What Is It About?: Many recipes with adventurous food combos.
Title: Lovable Dunce by Godi Zidrou
Genre: Fiction, Children’s
What Is It About?: Trouble maker, Docuboo, is punished often and fights with other students. Will he ever learn?
Title: A Confederacy Of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Genre: Fiction, Literature, Humor
What Is It About?: A tragic comedy of errors.
Thursday November 9th 2017
Chaos Never Dies Day
Title: Chaos by Patricia Cornwell
Genre: Fiction, Mystery
What Is It About?: The 24th installment with medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta. In this one Scarpetta and her family iis tormented by a cyberstalker
Due out: January 10, 2018
Title: The Chaos Of Luck by Catherine Cerveny
Genre: Fiction, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Romance
What Is It About?: Second in Felicia Sevigny series. Felicia moves to a new planet for a fresh start.
Friday November 10th 2017
Title: Forget Me Not by Ellie Terry
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile,
What Is It About?: A middle school girl with tourettes tries to hide her illness
Title: Forget Me Not by Nancy Van Laan
Genre: Fiction, Children’s, Picture Book
What Is It About?: A story putting into words what it is like to have a family member with Alzheimer, written for children.
Title: World War II US Marine Infantry Regiments by Gordon L. Rottman
Genre: Non-Fiction, History, World War II, Photography
What Is It About?: Black & White and colour photos. Will illustrate wide range of uniforms, weapons and combat equipment, spanning from Pearl Harbor to Harbor to VJ-Day.
Title: Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, And How They Rescued Each Other by Craig Grossi
Genre: Non-Fiction, Pets, Dog, Memoir
What Is It About?: The story of U.S. marine Craig Grossi bond with a dog he found in Afghan battlefield and how they saved each other.