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Monday, November 6, 2017

Celebrate Everyday With A Book - November 6th 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 November 6th 2017


Marooned Without A Compass Day


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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

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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.



Saxophone Day

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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.


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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

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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.  

 

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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

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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.


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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


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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


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Title: Cooking Bold And Fearless
Genre: Non-Fiction, Cookbook,
What Is It About?: Many recipes with adventurous food combos.


Dunce Day

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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?


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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

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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

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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


Forget-Me-Not Day

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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


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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.



USMC Day

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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.

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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.

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