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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 18, 2022 at 6:23 PM by Genesis Gaule
Come and support the Friends of the Library during out Spring Book Sale April 22 and 23 (8 am to 5 pm). Don't forget to check out our $5 bag sale on Saturday! More information...
Hudson Bay Bound by Natalie Warren
Two Women, One Dog, Two Thousand Miles to the Arctic // The remarkable eighty-five-day journey of the first two women to canoe the 2,000-mile route from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay.
Beyond by Catherine Wolff
How Humankind Thinks About Heaven // In this engrossing cultural history of heaven, Catherine Wolff delves into how people and cultures have defined heaven over the centuries. She describes how different faiths and religions have framed it, how the sense of heaven has evolved, and how non-religious influences have affected it, from the Enlightenment to the increasingly non-religious views of heaven today.
The Defense Lawyer by James Patterson & Benjamin Wallace
The Barry Slotnick Story // From negotiating Melania Trump's pre-nup to representing the Dapper Don, from defending the Subway Vigilante to mediating Bette Midler's bathhouse contract, Bronx-native Bernard Slotnick's unparalleled acumen defined a profession, a city, and an era.
Islands of Abandonment by Cal Flyn
Nature Rebounding in the Post-Human Landscape // Cal Flyn, an investigative journalist, exceptional nature writer, and promising new literary voice visits the eeriest and most desolate places on Earth that due to war, disaster, disease, or economic decay, have been abandoned by humans. What she finds every time is an "island" of teeming new life: nature has rushed in to fill the void faster and more thoroughly than even the most hopeful projections of scientists.
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 19, 2021 at 12:23 PM by Genesis Gaule
Our brand new book club starts next week. Stop in at 6 pm on July 27th to discuss A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman. New titles chosen every month!
All the Colors Came Out by Kate Fagan
A Father, a Daughter, and a Lifetime of Lessons // Kate Fagan and her father forged their relationship on the basketball court. When Chris Fagan was diagnosed with ALS, Kate decided to leave her job at ESPN to be closer to her mother and father to take part in his care. Kate Fagan spent the last year of her father’s life determined to return to him the kind of joy they once shared on the court.
Confident Women by Joe Tori Telfer
Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion // From Elizabeth Holmes and Anna Delvey to Frank Abagnale and Charles Ponzi, audacious scams and charismatic scammers continue to intrigue us as a culture. Confident Women shows how the art of the con has a long and venerable tradition, and asks the provocative question: How were these notorious women able to so spectacularly dupe and swindle their victims?
You Are Your Best Thing by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown
Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience // A potent collection of essays on Black shame and healing. Along with the anthology contributors, they create a space to recognize and process specific trauma. Providing a space to be vulnerable and affirm the fullness of Black love and Black life.
A Bridge in Babylon by Owen R. Chandler
Stories of a Military Chaplain in Iraq // Chandler was deployed in Iraq, leaving behind his wife and three young children for more than a year. He shares his story of serving in Iraq through personal letters, journal entries, scriptures and photos exchanged with family back home. He shares the struggle to hold onto faith and hope in the midst of battlefields, opening readers' hearts to the plight of veterans shattered by their experiences.
Tag(s): true crime, terminal illness, sports, sociology, religion and spirituality, psychology, nonfiction, military history, Iraq War, essays, book notes, biography, autobiography, African Americans
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 20, 2021 at 1:16 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Thursdays (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm), Tuesdays (9am-7pm), and Thursdays (9am-10am).
That Sounds Fun by Annie F. Downs
The Joys of Being an Amateur, the Power of Falling in Love, and Why You Need a Hobby // Bestselling author, national speaker, and successful podcast host invites you to experience life through wide-open faith and a healthy dose of fun, encouraging you to celebrate and discover God's design for fun in your life.
One Life by Megan Rapinoe
Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion, reveals for the first time her life both on and off the field. Guided by her personal journey into social justice, brimming with humor, humanity, and joy, she urges all of us to ask ourselves, what will you do with your one life?
Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty
Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day // Jay Shetty distills the wisdom he learned as a monk to live a less anxious, more meaningful life. In 2018, he had the #1 video on Facebook with over 360 million views, and his podcast, On Purpose, is consistently ranked the world's #1 Health and Wellness podcast. Shetty reveals how to overcome negative thoughts, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us.
Melania and Me by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff
The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady // Stephanie Winston Wolkoff met Melania Knauss in 2003. As their friendship deepened, Wolkoff watched the newest Mrs. Trump raise her son, Barron, and manage her highly scrutinized marriage. Wolkoff takes you into Trump Tower and the White House to tell the funny, thrilling, and heartbreaking story of her intimate friendship with Melania Trump.
Tag(s): sports and recreation, self-improvement, religion and spirituality, politics, nonfiction, new age, memoirs, lgbt, health and wellness, friendships, ebooks, Christianity, celebrities, book notes