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Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 4, 2022 at 11:31 AM by Genesis Gaule
Our October Book Club pick is Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson. Check it out and then join us on October 25 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...
War and Me by Faleeha Hassan
A Memoir // A young woman's coming of age in a tight-knit working-class family during Iraq's seemingly endless series of wars.
Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks
From Nicholas Sparks comes a poignant love story about risking everything for a dream--and whether it's possible to leave the past behind.
What If? 2 by Randall Munroe
Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions // Unfazed by absurdity, Munroe consults the latest research on everything from swing-set physics to airplane-catapult design to clearly and concisely answer his readers' questions. As he consistently demonstrates, you can learn a lot from examining how the world might work in very specific extreme circumstances.
The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman
A Thursday Murder Club Mystery // It is an ordinary Thursday, and things should finally be returning to normal. Except trouble is never far away where the Thursday Murder Club are concerned. A decade-old cold case--their favorite kind--leads them to a local news legend and a murder with no body and no answers.
Mystery OSMAN Thursday v.3
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Tag(s): war, science, refugees, nonfiction, mystery, memoir, Iraq, fiction, book notes, autobiographies
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on March 28, 2022 at 2:17 PM by Genesis Gaule
Our April Book Club pick is Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley. Check it out and then join us on April 26th at 6 pm to discuss. More information...
Confluence by Hampton Smith
A History of Fort Snelling // Fort Snelling, a foundational place in the story of Minnesota, was built two hundred years ago at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, an area known to the Dakota people as Bdote. This book delves into the fort's long and complicated story: its construction, the daily lives of its inhabitants and those who lived nearby, the shift in its function when a spectacular influx of speculators and land-hungry immigrants flooded the territory, its participation in wresting the land from the Dakota, and its evolution as two cities grew up around it and its roles in two world wars-up to the reinterpretation of the fort as Minnesotans mark its two-hundredth anniversary.
Countdown Bin Laden by Chris Wallace and Mitch Weiss
The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice // Wallace delivers new information collected from families who lost loved ones on 9/11, shares what relatives of SEAL Team Six went through, and brings us inside the tense Situation Room during the raid.
Risk by Stanley McChrystal and Anna Butrico
A User's Guide // In this new book, General McChrystal offers a battle-tested system for detecting and responding to risk. Instead of defining risk as a force to predict, McChrystal and coauthor Anna Butrico show that there are in fact ten dimensions of control we can adjust at any given time. By closely monitoring these controls, we can maintain a healthy Risk Immune System that allows us to effectively anticipate, identify, analyze, and act upon the ever-present possibility that things will not go as planned.
This Is How They Tell Me the World End by Nicole Perlroth
The Cyberweapons Arms Race // Perlroth lifts the curtain on a market in shadow, revealing the urgent threat faced by us all if we cannot bring the global cyber arms race to heel.
Tag(s): war, US history, technology, nonfiction, Minnesota, military history, history, business, book notes, biographies, 9/11
Posted to Campbell Unclassified on March 15, 2021 at 10:47 AM by Genesis Gaule
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Chatter by Ethan Kross
The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It // We all have a voice in our heads, so why not learn how to use it? An award-winning psychologist reveals the hidden power of our inner voice and shows how we can harness it to live a healthier, more satisfying, and more productive life.
The Cat I Never Named by Amra Sabic-El-Rayess and Laura L. Sullivan
A True Story of Love, War, and Survival // The stunning memoir of a Muslim teen struggling to survive the Bosnian genocide--and the stray cat who protected her family through it all. This is the story of a teen who, even in the brutality of war, never wavered in her determination to obtain education, and maintain friendships even in the darkest times.
A Republic Under Assault by Tom Fitton
The Left's Ongoing Attack on American Freedom // Best-selling author Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, investigates the continuing probe into the Democrat's attempted "coup" to oust President Trump. Astonishing developments, ignored by a Leftist media.
The Black Friend by Frederick Joseph
On Being a Better White Person // From the perspective of the friend everyone should have, Frederick Joseph offers an essential read for white people who want to be better about race—and people of color who long to see their experiences validated.
Tag(s): war, self-improvement, racism, psychology, politics, nonfiction, Muslim, cats, book notes, autobiographies, African Americans