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Jun 21

Book Notes 6/21/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 21, 2021 at 10:58 AM by Genesis Gaule

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6/21/2021


Shift gears and join our Community Reading Challenge! Read anything--the newspaper, an e-book, instructions to your child's playset--and then stop in and fill out a gear to add to our reading machine.


The Unfit Heiress by Audrey Clare Farley

The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt // In 1934, aided by a California eugenics law, the socialite Maryon Cooper Hewitt had her "promiscuous" daughter declared feebleminded and sterilized without her knowledge. When a sensational court case ensued, the American public was captivated. So were eugenicists, who saw an opportunity to restrict reproductive rights in America for decades to come.

363.97 FARLEY

Terror to the Wicked by Tobey Pearl

America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation // A brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and a riveting account of the first murder trial in U.S. history. Set in the 1600s in colonial New England, an explosive trial whose outcome changed the course of history, ended a two-year war, and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to become a full-blown nation.

364.152 PEARL

The Non-Obvious Guide: Working Remotely by Rohit Bahrgava

Being Productive Without Getting Distracted, Lonely, or Bored // In today’s world, there are many reasons you may need to work remotely or do virtual meetings, from taking parental leave to navigating a global health pandemic. In this guide you will learn the keys to being effective from afar. This handy guide will help you be more productive when you can't be there in person.

658.3 BHARGAVA

Surviving: The Wilderness by Samantha Bell

People can become lost in the wilderness under a range of circumstances. They can have accidents or get caught in natural disasters, such as storms and avalanches. This book, for reading ages 8-12 years old, will help expand the mind and help prepare for any wilderness circumstances.

613.6 BELL


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May 24

Book Notes 5/24/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 24, 2021 at 11:52 AM by Genesis Gaule

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5/21/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Monday/Friday (9am-5pm) and Tuesday/Thursday (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm).


Pappyland by Wright Thompson

A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last // The story of how Julian Van Winkle III, the caretaker of the most coveted cult Kentucky Bourbon whiskey in the world, fought to protect his family's heritage and preserve the taste of his forebears, in a world where authenticity, like his product, is in very short supply.

338.7 LP THOMPSON

Gory Details by Erika Engelhaupt

Adventures From the Dark Side of Science // Science reporter Erika Engelhaupt investigates the gross, strange, and morbid absurdities of our bodies and our universe. From the research biologist who stung himself with every conceivable insect to the world's most murderous mammals, this book explores often ignored but alluring facets of biology, anatomy, space exploration, nature, and more.

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Call of the Wild by Kimberly Ann Johnson

How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It For Good // In an increasingly polarized world where trauma is often publicly renegotiated, our nervous systems are on high alert. From skyrocketing rates of depression and anxiety to physical illnesses such as autoimmune diseases and digestive disorders, many women today find themselves living out of alignment with their bodies.

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Remember by Lisa Genova

The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting // A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories. You can set educated expectations for your memory, and in doing so, create a better relationship with it. You don't have to fear it anymore. And that can be life-changing.

153.1 GENOVA


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Apr 26

Book Notes 4/26/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 26, 2021 at 4:31 PM by Genesis Gaule

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4/26/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Monday/Friday (9am-5pm) and Tuesday/Thursday (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm).


World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments // Nezhukumatathil has called many places home: a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall mountains of Arizona, where she hiked with her Indian father; and the chillier climes of western New York and Ohio. But no matter where she was transplanted, she was able to turn to our world's fierce and funny creatures for guidance.

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Vibrant by Dr. Stacie Stephenson

A Groundbreaking Program to Get Energized, Own Your Health, and Glow // Today's view of wellness is far too often fragmented, focusing on specific symptoms rather than the whole person. In Vibrant, Dr. Stacie Stephenson introduces readers to a new and empowering way of looking at health. Vibrant is like having a friend that just happens to be a leading health authority figure who brings you under their wing

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Women and Leadership by Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Real Lives, Real Lessons // Women and Leadership presents a lively and readable analysis of the influence of gender on women's access to positions of leadership, the perceptions of them as leaders, the trajectory of their leadership and the circumstances in which it comes to an end.

158.4 GILLARD

The Energy Paradox by Dr. Steven R. Gundry, MD

What to Do When Your Get-Up-and-Go Has Got Up and Gone // In The Energy Paradox, Dr. Gundry will offer readers the information and tools necessary to quiet the autoimmune battle raging within—a battle that depletes precious energy reserves, leaving you drained and prone to mood disorders and weight gain. With new guidelines readers can take back their lives, giving them the energy they need to feel, look, and be their best.

152.1 GUNDRY


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