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Jul 30

Book Notes 7/27/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 30, 2020 at 2:48 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/27/2020


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The Other Alcott by Elise Hooper

While everyone cheers on Jo March in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women—Jo being based on Louisa herself—Amy March is often the least favorite sister. Now it’s time to learn the truth about the real “Amy”, Louisa’s sister May.


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


Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Five teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down a powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America. After the Dark One fell, the world went back to normal... for everyone except them. After all, what do you do when you’re one of the most famous people on Earth, your only education was in magical destruction, and your purpose in life is fulfilled?

The Split by Sharon Bolton

Felicity lives in fear that her ex-husband, out of prison from serving a term for murder, will find her. But a doctor delving into Felicity’s background sets out to find and help her, knowing that Felicity’s been on the edge for a long time.

Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder

Part poignant cancer memoir and part humorous reflection on a motherless life, this graphic novel telling Tyler’s story is extraordinarily comforting and engaging.


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Jul 17

New Junior Books by Miranda Millette

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 17, 2020 at 1:34 PM by Genesis Gaule

Are your kids stuck at home with nothing to do? Or perhaps they have already read through their supply of books and don’t know where to go next? Check out some of these new additions to our junior collection and your kids will find their next great read! All of these books are accessible through our Front Door Pick Up.


City Spies by James Ponti

Fans of stories like Stuart Gibbs’s Spy School series will love the story of Sara Martinez, a hacker. She recently exposed her foster parents as cheats and lawbreakers, but then found herself in juvenile detention and banned from computers instead of being hailed as a hero. Until a British spy frees Sara and offers her a home in a secret M16 agency.

All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban

Fans of mysteries like One of Us is Lying will also love this thriller. Six students with nothing in common go to a scholarship dinner, only to find themselves locked inside with a bomb and a syringe of poison with the note to pick someone to kill…or else everyone dies.

Wicked As You Wish by Rin Chupeco

Want some magic mixed with reality? Long ago the magical Kingdom of Avalon was left encased in ice by the Snow Queen, leaving its former citizens and crown prince stuck in another world devoid of magic…Arizona.

Xander and the Rainbow Barfing Unicorns: Who Turned Off the Colors? by Matthew Manning

This is an epic story your kids are sure to love! The Rainbow-Barfing Unicorn virus hasn’t affected humans...until now. The virus gives unicorns their rainbow barfing abilities, but it has the opposite effect on humans and is draining them of any color!

The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski

In the mood for a lush new fantasy? Enter the life of Nirrim who lives in a world where the society’s pleasures are reserved for the High Kith. But then a stranger comes and tempts her with magic, requiring Nirrim to place all her trust, and her life, in the stranger’s hands.

Bug Boys by Laura Knetzger

Love a good graphic novel? Follow the adventure of Stag-B and Rhino-B, two young beetles who explore the world of Bug Village and their own—sometimes confusing and complicated—thoughts and feelings.

Jul 14

Book Notes 7/13/2020

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

Open books and the words book notes

7/13/2020


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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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