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Sep 01

Book Notes 8/31/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 1, 2020 at 2:07 PM by Genesis Gaule

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8/31/2020


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.


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.


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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Jul 14

Book Notes 7/13/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 14, 2020 at 2:21 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/13/2020


These two books are e-books. Click on the book title to view the book in our Overdrive catalog and check them out.

The Last Flight by Julie Clark

Behind closed doors, Claire’s seemingly perfect husband has a harsh temper. A chance meeting in an airport bar with Eva, a woman with equally dire circumstances, leads Claire and Eva to switch tickets with the hope of a head start into a new life somewhere far away.

The Read-Aloud Family by Sarah Mackenzie

Reading aloud strengthens family connections and is one of the best ways to be fully present with our children. In this book, you will find the inspiration and resources to start a read-aloud movement in your home.


The next two books are physical copies and can be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up Service.

Yellow Bird: by Sierra Crane Murdoch

Oil, Murder, and a Woman's Search for Justice in Indian Country; This gripping true story tells of Lissa Yellow Bird’s—whose home is a North Dakota Indian reservation recently transformed by the Bakken oil boom—hunt for a oil worker who disappeared from his reservation worksite.

The Missing American by Kwei Quartey

After Emma Djan’s dreams crash down, she becomes a detective at a private agency in Accra—not the future she imagined, but her best option. Meanwhile, Gordon Tilson, a widower in Washington DC, has disappeared after going to visit a young Ghanaian widow he’s met online, and his son Derek is determined to find him.


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

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