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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 11, 2021 at 1:21 PM by Genesis Gaule
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Drawing Fire by Todd DePastino
The editorial cartoons of Bill Mauldin // Army sergeant William Henry “Bill” Mauldin shot to fame during WWII with “Willie & Joe” cartoons, giving readers a glimpse of the war from the foxholes of Europe. Now, his entire career is explored in this illustrated volume.
About Your Father and Other Celebrities I Have Known by Peggy Rowe
Ruminations and revelations from a desperate mother to her dirty son // Peggy tells about her adventures and the quirky sense of humor that came from her “doting” lifestyle being combined with her husband’s minimalist ways, this also being the seed for their son Mike’s obsession with doing dirty jobs and the comical presence he is known for today.
When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole
Condos and FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, the neighbors Sydney’s known all her life disappearing. She channels her frustration by diving into the past, but realizes that the push to revitalize the community is more deadly than advertised.
And Now She’s Gone by Rachel Howzell Hall
Isabel Lincoln is gone. But is she missing? Grayson Sykes is reluctant to track her down if she doesn’t want to be found, and her search becomes more complicated and dangerous as she uncovers each of Isabel’s secrets.
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Tag(s): World War II, thriller, psychological fiction, political cartoons, nonfiction, mystery, missing persons, comic books, celebrities, cartoonists, book notes, biographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 28, 2020 at 1:26 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).
Spirit Run by Noé Álvarez
A 6,000-mile marathon through North America's stolen land // Álvarez, the son of working-class Mexican immigrants, flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants and drops out of school where he struggled to fit in to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala.
Inge’s War by Svenja O'Donnell
A German Woman's Story of Family, Secrets, and Survival Under Hitler // O’Donnell tells her grandmother’s story as a German during World War II, from falling in love with a man who was sent to the Eastern Front just after she became pregnant, to spearheading her family’s flight as the Red Army closed in.
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
In a peaceful retirement village, four friends meet weekly to discuss unsolved crimes. When a local developer is found dead, they find themselves in the middle of their first live case.
The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton
1634: Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported to be executed for a crime he may, or may not have, committed, traveling with his loyal body guard. But no sooner are they out to sea than devilry begins to blight the voyage.
Tag(s): World War II, sports, Russian, running, nonfiction, mystery, Mexico, First Nations, fiction, book notes, biography, athletes
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on December 21, 2020 at 10:26 AM by Genesis Gaule
Knockout by Mia Kang
Kang is many things—a sought-after model, an immigrant, an eating disorder survivor, a Muay Thai fighter—and she tells about her journey from self-loathing to self-love.
Notes on a Silencing by Lacy Crawford
When an elite school comes under investigation for reports of sexual abuse and victims are asked to come forward, Crawford sends in a note. Assaulted when she was 15, the adults and school buried her story to save their reputation. Now Crawford investigates the ways of gender, privilege, and power.
To Tell You the Truth by Gilly Macmillan
When Lucy’s needy, jealous husband disappears, she can’t hide behind the fiction that she writes any longer. Because this isn’t the first time someone has disappeared from her life, and now she is under intense scrutiny.
Mountain Laurel by Lori Benton
North Carolina, 1783: Ian Cameron is hoping to be his planter uncle’s heir, no matter how uneasily the role of slave owner rests upon his shoulders. Then he meets Seona—beautiful, artistic, and enslaved to his kin, who’s been drawing for years in secret.
Tag(s): true crime, sports, sexual abuse victims, romance, phycological fiction, mystery, models, missing persons, memoir, historical fiction, fiction, eating disorders, Christian fiction, boxing, book notes