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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.


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 28

Book Notes 9/28/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 28, 2020 at 2:38 PM by Genesis Gaule

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9/28/2020


The library is now open on Tuesdays & Fridays! These books can also be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up on Mondays & Thursdays or by scheduling an appointment on a Wednesday.


Haben by Haben Girma

Haben, the first Deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School, uses her talents to advocate for people with disabilities. Originally from Eritrea, she has explored numerous places and accomplished many things in her pursuit of the keys to connection and belonging.

More Myself by Alicia Keys

Away from the spotlight, musician and singer Alicia Keys grapples with heartache—from her relationship with her father to the people-pleasing nature of her early career. Now she’s finally exploring the question: Who am I, really?

You Can’t Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie

At an airport bar, Jessica meets a woman with an identical name and birthdate. It appears to be just an odd coincidence—until she finds her bank account drained and her personal information stolen.

A Star Is Bored by Byron Lane

Charlie is tense as he prepares for a wild job interview. Kathi is an icon, most known as Priestess Talara in a blockbuster sci-fi film and as Outrageous Hollywood Royalty. She needs an assistant, he needs a lifeline.


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 14

Book Notes 9/14/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 14, 2020 at 9:59 AM by Genesis Gaule

Open books and the words book notes

9/14/2020


The library is now open on Tuesdays & Fridays! These books can also be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up on Mondays & Thursdays or by scheduling an appointment on a Wednesday.


Women Talking by Miriam Toews

For the past two years, more than a hundred girls in a Mennonite colony have been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to punish them for their sins. Now the women know they were in fact drugged and attacked by men from their community, and the women are now determined to protect themselves and their daughters from future harm.

Code Name Hélène by Ariel Lawhon

Based on the real-life story of socialite spy Nancy Wake, this spellbinding story of enduring love, remarkable sacrifice, and unfaltering resolve is told in interweaving timelines organized around the four code names Nancy used during the war.

Walking with Glenn Berkenkamp by Glenn Berkenkamp

In 35 guided mindfulness walks, Berkenkamp invites us to discover how we sense, move, think, and feel in our bodies—and engage a greater sense of presence and being in our lives.

The Answer Is... by Alex Trebek

Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers. After receiving a flood of kindness following his diagnosis of stage four pancreatic cancer, Trebek decided to share his story in 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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