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May 16

Book Notes 5/16/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 16, 2022 at 12:01 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/16/2022


Looking for the perfect part-time summer job? Come work at the library! Pick up an application at the circulation desk. Ages 16 and older can apply. More information...


Crazy Horse and Custer by S. D. Nelson

Born Enemies // Lakota chief Crazy Horse and Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer had long been enemies when they finally crossed paths for the last time in 1876, as the people of the Great Plains resisted the invasion of their homes. Witness reports and reflections by their peers accompany side-by-side storytelling, revealing different perspectives on the historical events during their intertwined lives.

970.5 NELSON


The Daily Laws by Robert Greene

366 Meditations on Power, Seduction, Mastery, Strategy, and Human Nature // More than just an entry point for new fans, this book will be a Rosetta stone for understanding and internalizing the many lessons that fill Greene's books, and will reward a lifetime of reading and re-reading.

158.1 GREENE


Fauci edited by National Geographic

national geograhpic photographyExpect the Unexpected: Ten Lessons on Truth, Service, and the Way Forward // Compiled from hours of interviews drawn from the eponymous National Geographic documentary, this inspiring book from world-renowned infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci shares the lessons that have shaped the celebrated doctor's life philosophy, offering an intimate view of one of the world's greatest medical minds as well as universal advice to live by.

610.92 FAUCI


Women, Food, and Hormones by Sara Gottfried, MD

A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again // New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sara Gottfried shares a new, female-friendly Keto diet that addresses women's unique hormonal needs, so readers can shed pounds fast and keep them off forever.

612.25 GOTTFRIED


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May 09

Book Notes 5/9/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 9, 2022 at 11:53 AM by Genesis Gaule

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5/9/2022


Come in and enjoy our art exhibit from the Northstar Quilters Guild & River Forks Watercolor Society! Where each watercolor painting is paired with a quilt inspired by the painting of a local landmark. More information...


Peril by Bob Woodward & Robert Costa

The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. Bob Woodward and Robert Costa cover the end of the Trump presidency and the early months of the Biden presidency.

973.933 WOODWARD


Dad, How Do I? by Rob Kenney

Practical "Dadvice" for Everyday Tasks and Successful Living // From the host of the YouTube channel that went viral—Dad, How Do I?—comes a book that's part memoir/part inspiration/part DIY. Through his how-to videos, and now through this book, Kenney inspires you to live with compassion, honor, courage, and empathy. In short, he'll help you be everything you can be.

158.1 KENNEY


Unguarded by Scottie Pippen with Michael Arkush

national geograhpic photographyAn unflinching memoir from the six-time NBA Champion, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and Hall of Famer, revealing how Scottie Pippen, the youngest of twelve, overcame two family tragedies and universal disregard by college scouts to become an essential component of the greatest basketball dynasty of the last fifty years.

796.323 PIPPEN


The Rage of Innocence by Kristin Henning

How America Criminalizes Black Youth // Drawing upon 25 years of experience representing black youth in Washington D.C.'s juvenile court, Kris Henning confronts America's irrational, manufactured fears of Black youth and makes a powerfully compelling case that the crisis in racist American policing begins with its relationship to Black children.

364.360 HENNING


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May 02

Book Notes 5/2/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 2, 2022 at 3:17 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/2/2022


Our May Book Club pick is Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Check it out and then join us on Tuesday, May 31 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...


Creative Acts for Curious People by Sarah Stein Greenberg

How to Think, Create, and Lead in Unconventional Ways // The activities described in this book are at once lighthearted, surprising, tough, and impactful-and reveal how the hidden dynamics of design can drive more vibrant ways of making, feeling, exploring, experimenting, and collaborating at work and in life. This book will help you develop the behaviors and deepen the mindsets that can turn your curiosity into ideas, and your ideas into action.

153.35 GREENBERG


Breakfast With Seneca by David Fideler

A Stoic Guide to the Art of Living // Best enjoyed as a daily ritual, like an energizing cup of coffee, Seneca's wisdom provides us with a steady stream of time-tested advice about the human condition-which, as it turns out, hasn't changed much over the past two thousand years.

188 FIDELER


Brothers and Wives by Christopher Andersen

national geograhpic photographyInside the Private Lives of William, Kate, Harry, and Meghan // Christopher Andersen picks up where he left off, covering everything that has happened to the brothers as they have grown up, gotten married to two remarkable women, and had children--all while facing continual waves of controversy and questions about the ways their relationship has shifted.

941.086 ANDERSEN


Silenced No More by Sarah Ransome

Surviving My Journey to Hell and Back // Sarah Ransome’s eloquent, inspiring, and detailed testimony completely changes our understanding of the depths and depravity of a complex and morally bankrupt sex-trafficking ring and gives us hope for how the power of words can heal and transform.

362.883 RANSOME


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