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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 8, 2020 at 2:31 PM by Genesis Gaule
These books are physical copies and can be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up Service or by scheduling an appointment to browse in the library.
All My Mother’s Lovers by Ilana Masad
Intimacy has always eluded Maggie, until Lucia came into her life. But then Maggie’s mom dies in a car crash, and her family discovers five sealed envelopes with her will, each addressed to a man Maggie’s never heard of.
We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry
The 1989 Danvers High School Falcons field hockey team will do anything to make it to the state finals—even if it means tapping into some devilishly dark powers.
Big Friendship by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman
Aminatou and Ann tell the story of their equally messy and life-affirming Big Friendship—which they define as a bond that transcends life phases, geographical locations, and emotional shifts—in this honest and hilarious book.
The New One by Mike Birbiglia
Painfully true stories from a reluctant dad // After sharing some of his darkest and funniest thoughts about the decision to have a child, Mike’s and his wife’s stories evolved into a Broadway show. After seeing how it resonated with others, Mike dug deeper and created this book.
If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!
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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 19, 2020 at 1:12 PM by Genesis Gaule
How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones
This is the stunning coming-of-age memoir about a young, black, gay man from the south as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, his country, and his own hopes and fears.
Flip-Flops and Microwaved Fish by Peter Yawitz
Yawitz offers advice for people starting out in their careers to learn how to be more than just professionsal-ish with tips that can be immediately implemented to help people adapt to their workplace culture.
Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert
After a video of former rugby player Zafir rescuing PhD student Danika goes viral with everyone shipping #DrRugbae, Dani agrees to fake date Zaf to give his children’s charity some publicity. But Dani’s determined to not get involved romantically and Zaf is determined to corrupt her stone-cold realism.
Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel
Rose Gold believed she was seriously ill until she was eighteen. Turns out her mom Patty was just a really good liar. Everyone is shocked when Rose Gold takes her mother in after Patty’s time in prison, but Rose Gold knows her mother always settles a score. Unfortunately for Patty, her daughter is no longer her weak little darling.
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Tag(s): romance, psychological thriller, nonfiction, lgbt+, humor, fiction, coming-of-age, business, book notes, African Americans
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.
Tag(s): young adult fiction, thriller, suspense, romance, recommendations, new releases, mystery, Miranda Millette, junior fiction, graphic novel, fantasy