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Sep 08

Book Notes 9/7/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 8, 2020 at 2:31 PM by Genesis Gaule

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9/7/2020


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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Aug 11

Book Notes 8/10/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on August 11, 2020 at 1:55 PM by Genesis Gaule

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8/10/2020


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.


We Came to Shine by Susie Orman Schnall

Set at the iconic 1939 New York World’s Fair, gorgeous Vivi—the star of the Aquacade synchronized swimming spectacular—and plucky Max—journalist for the fair’s daily paper—become friends only to find their personal and professional prospects put in jeopardy.

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

In the real world, after Bill Clinton proposes several times, Hillary Rodham eventually accepts. But in this powerfully imagined fictional tale, Hillary takes a different road and blazes her own trail..

One Tough Out : Fighting off life's curveballs by Rod Carew

If only everything in life had been as easy as Rod Carew made hitting in baseball look. In this book, Carew reflects on the highlights and challenges he’s overcome in his career and life—from racism, to the death of his daughter, to the heart transplant that saved his life.

On the Horizon by Lois Lowry

Lowry looks back at history and draws on her own memories as a child in Hawaii and Japan, as well as from historical research, in this stunning work in verse of the lives lost in Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.


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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Jul 21

Book Notes 7/20/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 21, 2020 at 2:30 PM by Genesis Gaule

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7/20/2020


This is an e-book and can be checked out through our Overdrive catalog.


The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Nella’s world changes when her husband presents her with a cabinet-sized replica of their home. To furnish her gift, Nella engages the services of a miniaturist—an elusive artist whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in eerie and unexpected ways.


The next three books are physical copies and can be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up Service.


The Age of Witches by Louisa Morgan

In 1692, Bridget Bishop was hanged as a witch. Two hundred years later, her legacy lives on in the scions of two very different lines: one dedicated to using their powers to help women in need; the other determined to grasp power for themselves.

Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

Inside a stone-faced Georgian townhouse in Wigtown, Scotland—jammed with more than 100,000 books and a portly shop cat—Shaun manages the daily ups and downs of running Scotland’s largest used bookshop.

Faster by Neal Bascomb

How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler's Best; As Nazi Germany launched its campaign, three misfits banded together to challenge Hitler’s dominance at the apex of motorsport: the Grand Prix. Their quest for redemption culminated a remarkable race—one that Hitler even attempted to completely erase from history.


If you need help accessing any of these titles or help with front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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