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Jan 09

Book Notes 1/9/2023

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 9, 2023 at 11:15 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

1/9/2023


Join us Thursday, January 19 @ 4 pm for Tinkertown! This month we'll be doing Glow in the Dark Geometry! More information...


The Tao of the Side Hustle by Don Hyun Kiolbassa

A Buddhist Martial Arts Approach to Your New Business // Martial arts champion and serial side hustler Don Hyun Kiolbassa applies principles of Wushu Kung Fu--the Chinese War Art popularized by Sun Tzu in Art of War--to provide a detailed framework for starting and growing your own venture.

338.642 KIOLBASSA


The Parasite by Richard Paul Evans

A Michael Vey Thriller // Michael and his friends learn that returning to a normal life is not only more difficult than they imagined, but that normal doesn't last. Like the mythical Hydra, cutting off the head of the global Elgen only created more enemies.

Young Adult EVANS Michael v.8


Libertarians on the Prairie by Christine Woodside

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Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books // Drawing on original manuscripts and letters, Woodside shows how Rose reshaped her mother's story into a series of heroic tales that rebutted the policies of the New Deal. Their secret collaboration would lead in time to their estrangement. This fascinating look at the relationship between two strong-willed women is also the deconstruction of an American myth.

813.52 WOODSIDE / Large Print


Blotto, Twinks and the Ex-King's Daughter by Simon Brett

A Blotto & Twinks Mystery // It's that glorious period between the two world wars, and the exiled king of Mitteleuropa is visiting the ancestral home of the Duke of Tawcester. When the ex-king's daughter is kidnapped, noblesse obliges the Duke's handsome, brave, and rather stupid son (known to all as Blotto) to drive off to the rescue. Luckily, he's aided by his brilliant sister, Twinks. Plus, he's got a really swell car.

Mystery BRETT Blotto v.1


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Jan 03

Book Notes 1/3/2023

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 3, 2023 at 10:03 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

1/3/2023


Come learn how to borrow e-books and e-audiobooks for free from the library on the Libby app! Join us Sunday, January 8 @ 1pm. More information...


Platonic by Marisa G. Franco, PhD

How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make—and Keep—Friends // This book provides a clear and actionable blueprint for forging strong, lasting connections with others--and for becoming our happiest, most fulfilled selves in the process.

302.34 FRANCO


Strange Gods by Annamaria Alfieri

A Vera & Tolliver mystery // In early 20th century British East Africa, there are rules for the British and different ones for the Africans. Vera McIntosh, the daughter of Scottish missionaries, doesn't feel she belongs to either group. More than anything she dreams of seeing again the handsome police officer she's danced with. But more grisly circumstances bring Justin Tolliver to her family's home. The body of Vera's uncle, Dr. Josiah Pennyman, is found with a tribesman's spear in his back.

Mystery ALFIERI Vera v.1


Souls Speak by John Wingate

souls speak

Missing children reveal their serial killer from beyond // Details the astonishing paranormal investigation into the fate of three boys believed lost in the vast caves beneath historic Hannibal, Missouri. A year-long investigation involving three evidential clairvoyants independently identified the boys as the earliest victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, many years before the madman's Chicago murder spree claimed the lives of thirty-three young men and boys.

977.8 WINGATE


The Spiritglass Charade by Colleen Gleason

a Stoker & Holmes novel // Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood, so to speak. In 1889 Evaline, Mina, and their time traveler friend, Dylan are asked by the Princess of Wales Willa to find out what happened to Robby Ashton, who may have drowned--but the reappearance of vampires in the heart of London threatens to become a more urgent problem.

Young Adult GLEASON


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Dec 06

Book Notes 12/5/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 6, 2022 at 9:25 AM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

12/5/2022


Take a break from the hubbub of winter with an evening of fun indoor activities at the Campbell Library! License to Chill: Thursday, December 8 from 4pm-7pm. More information...


Before Austen Comes Aesop by Cheri Blomquist

The Children's Great Books and How to Experience Them // An in-depth examination of the Children's Great Books--the literature that has made the most profound impact on the lives of children throughout Western history. In addition to its invaluable chronological list of titles, from ancient times to the present, the book provides both students and their parents the guidance they need to read leisurely or study formally the Children's Great Books at home.

809.89282 BLOMQUIST


A Death in Door County  by Annelise Ryan

A Wisconsin bookstore owner and cryptozoologist is asked to investigate a series of deaths that just might be proof of a fabled lake monster in this first installment of a new mystery series by USA Today bestselling author Annelise Ryan.

Mystery RYAN Monster v.1


American Midnight  edited by Adam Hochschild

The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis // A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles.

MH 973.91 HOCHSCHILD


I'm the Girl  by Laurie Cass

When sixteen-year-old Georgia Avis finds the dead body of thirteen-year-old Ashley James outside the gates of an exclusive resort, she teams up with Ashley's older sister Nora to find the killer.

Young Adult SUMMERS


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