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Monday, January 8, 2018

Celebrate Everyday With Books 1/8/2018 - 1/14/2018

Celebrate Everyday With Books 1/8/2018 - 1/14/2018

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.  Just so you know I have not read most of these but the ones I pick seem the most interesting.  You can probably find tons more books for each holiday but I am only going to pick two books for every holiday.

Let me know what you think.  Do any of them seem interesting to you? Is there another book you think would be a better choice?


Monday January 8th 2018

Bubble Bath Day


Title: Adorkable Bubble Bath Crafts by Brittanie Pyper
Genre: Non-Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies
What It Is About?: Crafts to do at bath time themed around current popular superheroes and tv stars.
Available: IN STORES NOW


Title: Making Natural Liquid Soaps by Catherine Failor
Genre: Non-Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies
What It Is About?: Step by step instructions on making liquid soaps experimenting with your favorite scents, oil and other ingredients.
Available: IN STORES NOW



Male Watchers Day

Genre: Non-Fiction, Science, Nature, Reference  
What It Is About?: Reference book on bird watching and men watching. An original field guide like no other.
Available: IN STORES NOW

Title: Pedestrianism by Matthew Algeo
Genre: Non-Fiction, History, United States, 19th Century
What It Is About?: In the late 1800’s watching people walk was a sport.  For 6 days a week people would try out walk each other. Learn the history of america’s favorite spectator sport and the places it took place.
Available: IN STORES NOW




Tuesday, January 9th 2018


Play God Day

Title: Playing God by Michelle McKinney Hammond
Genre:Fiction, Christian
What It Is About?: A therapist who listens to so many terrible outcomes of her patients lives she begins to question the goodness in God’s plan.
Available: IN STORES NOW


Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian, Social Issues
What It Is About?:  A discussion on power and how we should use our power for good.
Available: IN STORES NOW



Wednesday January 10th 2018


Bittersweet Chocolate Day

Title: Chocolatology by Angel York & Darin Wick
Genre: Non-Fiction, Vegan Cookbook, Food & Drink
What It Is About?:  History, lore and vegan recipes.
Available: JANUARY 16TH 2018

Title: Bittersweet by Angus Kennedy
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memior, Cooking
What It Is About?:  Angus Kennedy, self proclaimed world’s leader in chocolate tasting, shares his life and how it lead up to becoming the greatest chocoholic
Available: MAY 8TH 2018


Houseplant Appreciation Day

Title: The Houseplant Handbook by David Squire
Genre: Non-Fiction, Hobbies, Gardening
What It Is About?:  Step by Step on choosing and caring for your houseplant.
Available: IN STORES NOW


Title: Healing Houseplants by Michelle Polk
Genre: Non-Fiction, Gardening, Health, Holistic
What It Is About?:  Learn the healing properties and how to care for them in your home or office.
Available: JULY 3RD 2018



National Take The Stairs Day

Title: Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley
Genre: Fiction, Mystery
What It Is About?: A Victorian era mystery. Cook Kat Holloway tries solve the mysterious deaths that lead to Queen Victoria herself.
Available: IN STORES NOW


Title: Tinderbox by Robert W. Fieseler
Genre: Non-Fiction, History, United States, 20th Century
What It Is About?:  The history of the largest mass murder of gays (before 2016) occurred at The Up Stairs Lounge on June 24 1973 in New Orleans.
Available: JUNE 5TH 2018



Peculiar People Day


Title: Tales Of The Peculiar by Ransom Riggs
Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Fantasy
What It Is About?: A prequel to Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. A collection of short stories about the peculiar children before Miss Peregrine’s children.
Available: IN STORES NOW


Genre: Fiction, Juvenile, Fantasy
What It Is About?: Once Jack is born into the Bokimble home he brings a strangeness with him...a magical strangeness. He has a special shadow or is it a curse?
Available:IN STORES NOW



Thursday January 11th 2018


Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friend Day

Title: Watch Out For Muddy Puddles! By Ben Faulks
Genre: Fiction, Children, Picture Book,
What It Is About?: Imagine the things that hide in the dark muddy puddles.  Look before you leap or don’t.
Available: MARCH 13TH 2018

Title: Splash by Alison Lester
Genre: Fiction, Baby, Board, Animals
What It Is About?: Children learn the sounds that different animals make as they splash in their natural element.
Available:IN STORES NOW


Friday January 12th 2018


Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day


Title: The Call Of The Wild by Jack London
Genre: Fiction, Classic
What It Is About?: A dog, Buck, is kidnapped and turned sled dog in the cold Yukon.  Buck must learn to survive.
Available:IN STORES NOW


Title: Wild Man’s Curse by Susannah Sandlin
Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
What It Is About?: A wildlife agent, Gentry Broussard, gets pulled to mysterious murder of a local voodoo priestess.
Available:IN STORES NOW



National Pharmacist Day


Title: The Pharmacist Of Auschwitz by Patricia Posner
Genre: Non- Fiction, History, World War II, Holocaust
What It Is About?: The untold story of Romanian Victor Capesius who joined the Nazi in 1943 and was the chief pharmacist at the biggest death camp.
Available:IN STORES NOW


Title: The Pharmacist by Jesse Potente
Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Future
What It Is About?:  In the year 2122, a rogue pharmacist who finds a secret that could end the human race. Can he save the them before they end themselves.
Available:IN STORES NOW



Saturday January 13th 2018


International Skeptics Day
Title: Skepticism And American Faith by Christopher Grasso
Genre: Non-Fiction, History, United States, 19th Century
What It Is About?: The examination of different people in the U.S.A. from the mystics to shoemakers, or writers to physicians many skeptics struggled with their faith during revolution to the civil war.
Available: JULY 3RD 2018


Genre: Non-Fiction, Philosophy
What It Is About?:  Collects thoughts from many different philosophers on skepticism.
Available:JANUARY 25TH 2018



Make You Dreams Come True Day


Title: Neymar: A Soccer Dream Come True by Mina Javaherbin
Genre: Non-Fiction, Juvenile, Sports, Soccer
What It Is About?:  The childhood of Brazil’s rising soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos JĂșnior and how he made his dreams come true.
Available:MAY 29TH 2018



Title: A Puppy’s Dream Comes True by Lisa Barbernell-Pliner
Genre: Fiction, Children, Picture Book, Dogs
What It Is About?:  A recently adopted Maltese puppy named Babydoll goes on adventures with his new human parents.
Available:IN STORES NOW



Sunday January 14th 2018


Dress Up Your Pet Day

Title: Dog Trick Or Cat Treat by Archie Klondike
Genre: Non-Fiction, Humor, Animals, Halloween
What It Is About?: Photos of cats and dogs in Halloween costume.
Available:IN STORES NOW


Title: Pet Costume Party by Gwendolyn Hooks
Genre: Fiction, Childrens, Picture Book, Animals, Halloween
What It Is About?:  Andy and his friends bring their pets together for a costume party.  
Available: IN STORES NOW

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