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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


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).


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.


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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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

Open books and the words book notes

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.


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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Sep 08

Book Notes 9/7/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 8, 2020 at 2:31 PM by Genesis Gaule

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9/7/2020


These books are physical copies and can be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up Service or by scheduling an appointment to browse in the library.


All My Mother’s Lovers by Ilana Masad

Intimacy has always eluded Maggie, until Lucia came into her life. But then Maggie’s mom dies in a car crash, and her family discovers five sealed envelopes with her will, each addressed to a man Maggie’s never heard of.

We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry

The 1989 Danvers High School Falcons field hockey team will do anything to make it to the state finals—even if it means tapping into some devilishly dark powers.

Big Friendship by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman

Aminatou and Ann tell the story of their equally messy and life-affirming Big Friendship—which they define as a bond that transcends life phases, geographical locations, and emotional shifts—in this honest and hilarious book.

The New One by Mike Birbiglia

Painfully true stories from a reluctant dad // After sharing some of his darkest and funniest thoughts about the decision to have a child, Mike’s and his wife’s stories evolved into a Broadway show. After seeing how it resonated with others, Mike dug deeper and created this book.


If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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