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Dec 14

Book Notes 12/14/20

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 14, 2020 at 10:32 AM by Genesis Gaule

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12/14/2020


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Never Leaving Laramie by John W. Haines

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Travels in a restless world // John spent two decades travelling the world, until in 1999 he fell and broke his neck while leaping from a moving train in the Czech Republic, leaving him without the use of his legs. In this book, he pulls stories about traveling into an exploration of home.

When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann

A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains // Hans Neumann was one of the few members of his family to survive the Nazis. He never talked about his experiences but left a box of letters, diary entries, and other memorabilia for his daughter Ariana when he died.

Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth

After five people die mysteriously on the property, the Brookhants School for Girls close their doors forever. Then, over a century later, a breakout book inspires a movie about the school, and it’s past and present become grimly entangled.

Love Your Life by Sophie Kinsella

At a writing retreat, where you’re not allowed to use your real name or reveal any personal information, Ava meets “Dutch,” and they embark on a whirlwind love affair. But when their real identities return to London, they discover how different their personal worlds are.


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Dec 07

Book Notes 12/6/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 7, 2020 at 10:16 AM by Genesis Gaule

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12/7/2020


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The Socrates Express by Eric Weiner

In Search of Life Lessons from Dead Philosophers // Weiner goes on a pilgrimage, traveling by train (the most thoughtful mode of transport), to uncover the surprising life lessons from great thinkers around the world and reconnect with philosophy’s original purpose: leading a wiser, more meaningful life.

Officer Clemmons by Dr. François S. Clemmons

This book tells the incredible life story of Clemmons who made history as the first African American to have a recurring role in a children’s program, playing Officer Clemmons in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Honeysuckle Season by Mary Ellen Taylor

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Adrift in the wake of her father’s death, Libby feels truly alone. When asked to photograph the historic Woodmont estate, Libby is immediately drawn to an old greenhouse with generations of secrets buried beneath the honeysuckle vines.

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, glamorous debutante Noemí heads to the distant High Place in the Mexican countryside and soon finds it impossible to leave the terrifying yet seductive world behind.


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Oct 16

Book Notes 10/12/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 16, 2020 at 3:10 PM by Genesis Gaule

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10/12/2020


The Campbell Library is open to the public Tuesdays (9am-7pm) and Fridays (9am-5pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Mondays and Wednesdays (9am-5pm), and Thursdays (9am-7pm).


Fathoms: The World in the Whale by Rebecca Giggs

After Rebecca encountered a humpback whale stranded on a beachfront, she began to wonder how the lives of whales reflect the condition of our oceans, blending natural history, philosophy, and science to write this book.

I Have Something to Tell You by Chasten Buttigieg

This uplifting memoir tells of the obstacles Chasten faced to get where he is now and the mundane to surprising moments that he’s spent with his husband Pete on Pete’s presidential campaign.

Girls of Summer by Nancy Thayer

Recovered from a brutal divorce two decades earlier and perfectly satisfied with living on her own, Lisa still falls for Mack, despite him being ten years her junior. Juliet and Theo are worried that Mack will break their mother’s heart, but they’re faced with challenges and romances of their own.

Devolution by Max Brooks

After the chaos from Mount Rainier’s eruption finally settles, the journals of resident Kate Holland are recovered from the bloody wreckage of the Greenloop massacre. They tell a harrowing story that, if true, might mean we have to accept the impossible: that Bigfoot walks among us.


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