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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 11, 2021 at 1:21 PM by Genesis Gaule
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Drawing Fire by Todd DePastino
The editorial cartoons of Bill Mauldin // Army sergeant William Henry “Bill” Mauldin shot to fame during WWII with “Willie & Joe” cartoons, giving readers a glimpse of the war from the foxholes of Europe. Now, his entire career is explored in this illustrated volume.
About Your Father and Other Celebrities I Have Known by Peggy Rowe
Ruminations and revelations from a desperate mother to her dirty son // Peggy tells about her adventures and the quirky sense of humor that came from her “doting” lifestyle being combined with her husband’s minimalist ways, this also being the seed for their son Mike’s obsession with doing dirty jobs and the comical presence he is known for today.
When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole
Condos and FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, the neighbors Sydney’s known all her life disappearing. She channels her frustration by diving into the past, but realizes that the push to revitalize the community is more deadly than advertised.
And Now She’s Gone by Rachel Howzell Hall
Isabel Lincoln is gone. But is she missing? Grayson Sykes is reluctant to track her down if she doesn’t want to be found, and her search becomes more complicated and dangerous as she uncovers each of Isabel’s secrets.
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Tag(s): World War II, thriller, psychological fiction, political cartoons, nonfiction, mystery, missing persons, comic books, celebrities, cartoonists, book notes, biographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 16, 2020 at 4:30 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Campbell Library is open to the public Tuesdays (9am-7pm) and Fridays (9am-5pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Mondays and Wednesdays (9am-5pm), and Thursdays (9am-7pm).
Welcome to the United States of Anxiety by Jen Lancaster
We’re constantly bombarded with all-new terrifying news and expected to base our self-worth on social media. Lancaster takes a look at our elevated anxiety and charts a path out of the quagmire that keeps us frightened of the future.
Watermelon Snow by Lynne Quarmby
Science, Art, and a Lone Polar Bear // From the vantage point of a schooner full of artists on an adventure in the Arctic, biologist Lynne explains the science that convinced her of the urgent need to act on climate change.
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Amanda and Clay are expecting a quiet reprieve from New York City and quality time with their kids in the luxurious home they rented. But when the owners of the home, Ruth and G. H., an older couple, arrive in a panic after a sudden blackout in the city, the families aren’t sure who to trust.
Playing Nice by JP Delaney
Pete Riley answers the door to Miles Lambert, a stranger who tells him that their sons were switched at birth by an understaffed hospital. With good intentions, they entwine their very different lives and file a lawsuit on the hospital, triggering an investigation that unearths some disturbing questions.
Tag(s): thriller, stress managment, self-help, science, psychological fiction, nonfiction, nature, mystery, mental health, health and wellness, fiction, book notes
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on November 9, 2020 at 2:37 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Book of Gutsy Women by Hillary Rodham Clinton & Chelsea Clinton
Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience // This book includes many courageous women who stood up to the status quo and asked the hard questions, overcoming the toughest resistance imaginable to win victories that have made progress possible for all of us.
Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey
Natasha’s world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving in the aftermath of trauma, she now explores the way this experience lastingly shaped the artist she became.
Strike Me Down by Mindy Mejia
Nora catches thieves as a forensic accountant and partner in her downtown Minneapolis firm. When the $20 million prize money for a major kickboxing tournament goes missing, Nora is hired for the case and things turn deadly.
The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes by Elissa R. Sloan
Gloss was the pop act everyone idolized, until their sudden implosion in 2002. At the center of it all was Sassy Cassy. But now she’s dead. Suicide. The world is reeling, especially the three remaining Glossies.
Tag(s): women's studies, true crime, thriller, nonfiction, mystery, fiction, celebrities, book notes, biography