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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 19, 2020 at 2:19 PM by Genesis Gaule
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Finding Freedom by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand
Harry and Meghan and the making of a modern royal family // The romance between the English prince and American actress captured the world’s attention, and Meghan and Harry continue to make headlines. Scobie and Durand, select reporters on the British Royal Family, go beyond the rumors in this book.
Into the planet : my life as a cave diver by Jill Heinerth
Heinerth—the first person to dive into an Antarctic iceberg and leader of a team that discovered the ancient watery remains of Mayan civilizations—takes us face-to-face with the terror and beauty of earth’s oceans.
Hella by David Gerrold
Hella is a planet where everything is oversized—especially the ambitions of the colonists. When an overburdened starship arrives, Kyle finds himself as the link between the colonists and the refugees from a ravaged Earth.
The Englisch Daughter by Cindy Woodsmall and Erin Woodsmall
Old Order Amish Jemima has put her marriage and family ahead of herself for years. When she finds out that her life savings are gone and her husband was hiding a child with another woman, her entire world is shattered.
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Tag(s): science fiction, royal family, oceanography, nonfiction, memoir, history, fiction, earth science, celebrities, book notes, amish fiction
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 16, 2020 at 3:10 PM by Genesis Gaule
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.
Tag(s): single parents, science fiction, science, politicians, oceanography, nonfiction, mothers and daughters, memoirs, lgbt, horror, fiction, family dynamics, earth science, book notes, animals
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 8, 2020 at 3:21 PM by Genesis Gaule
The third rainbow girl : the long life of a double murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg
In 1980, two people were murdered on their way to a festival called the Rainbow Gathering. Until a diagnosed schizophrenic confessed years later, deep suspicion was cast on local residents, depicted as poor, dangerous, and backward.
Fire in Paradise: an American tragedy by Alastair Gee
This is the narrative of the heroics, escapes, and horrors of the fire that swallowed Paradise, California in 2018, leaving destruction that has no precedent in postwar American history.
We Are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin
It’s been a decade since Trumanell Branson disappeared. Then her brother Wyatt—living as a pariah—finds a lost girl dumped in a field of dandelions, and Tru’s friend Odette—now a police officer—is determined to solve both cases.
The Guest List by Lucy Foley
On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate a wedding. But as the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the well wishes, and then someone turns up dead.
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Tag(s): nonfiction, natural disasters, mystery, murder, missing persons, mental illness, book notes