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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 16, 2020 at 3:10 PM by Genesis Gaule
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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Tag(s): single parents, science fiction, science, politicians, oceanography, nonfiction, mothers and daughters, memoirs, lgbt, horror, fiction, family dynamics, earth science, book notes, animals
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 8, 2020 at 2:31 PM by Genesis Gaule
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.
Tag(s): witches, sports, romance, poetry, parenting, nonfiction, magic, lgbt, interpersonal relationships, humor, grief and loss, friendship, fiction, family secrets, coming-of-age, book notes
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 1, 2020 at 2:07 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Mercies by Kirin Millwood Hargrave
Inspired by the Vardø storm and the 1621 witch trials, a town of independent women—their menfolk having died in a reckless storm—find their existence threatened when a man with an iron rule arrives on their shore.
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean
When the Van Apfel sisters mysteriously disappeared, Tikka and her sister were left haunted by the loss of their friends. Now, years later, Tikka returns home to try and make sense of this strange moment.
Emotional Inflammation by Lise Van Susteren
Many people today suffer from emotional inflammation—a state that stems from simply living in our anxious and overwhelming world. This is a guide to help you overcome this and become more grounded and resilient in today’s turbulent times.
The Beauty in Breaking: a memoir by Michele Harper
Two months before Michele Harper was to move and join the staff of a Philadelphia hospital, her husband told her he couldn’t move with her. In the ensuing years, Harper realizes that each of us is broken in some way, and she writes about what she learned from her patients.
Tag(s): thriller, self-help, psychology, non fiction, mystery, missing persons, memoir, medical, lgbt, historical fiction, fiction, book notes, African Americans