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Sep 21

Book Notes 9/21/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 21, 2020 at 10:03 AM by Genesis Gaule

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9/21/2020


The library is now open on Tuesdays & Fridays! These books can also be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up on Mondays & Thursdays or by scheduling an appointment on a Wednesday.


Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker

This is the heartrending story of a family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science’s greatest hope in the quest to understand the disease.

George Harrison on George Harrison by Ashley Kahn

Known as the “Quiet Beatle” but arguably the most thoughtful and certainly most outspoken of the famous four, these are Harrison’s most revealing and illuminating interviews, correspondence, and writings.

The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman

Having lost her husband to World War II and her daughter to illness, Iris walled herself off from the world and built a new family…of flowers. Then Abby moves next door and Iris is reluctantly yet inevitably draw into her boisterous neighbor’s life.

Goldilocks by Laura Lam

Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone—where conditions are just right for human habitation—in humanity’s last hope for survival.


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Sep 14

Book Notes 9/14/2020

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on September 14, 2020 at 9:59 AM by Genesis Gaule

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9/14/2020


The library is now open on Tuesdays & Fridays! These books can also be checked out through our Front Door Pick Up on Mondays & Thursdays or by scheduling an appointment on a Wednesday.


Women Talking by Miriam Toews

For the past two years, more than a hundred girls in a Mennonite colony have been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to punish them for their sins. Now the women know they were in fact drugged and attacked by men from their community, and the women are now determined to protect themselves and their daughters from future harm.

Code Name Hélène by Ariel Lawhon

Based on the real-life story of socialite spy Nancy Wake, this spellbinding story of enduring love, remarkable sacrifice, and unfaltering resolve is told in interweaving timelines organized around the four code names Nancy used during the war.

Walking with Glenn Berkenkamp by Glenn Berkenkamp

In 35 guided mindfulness walks, Berkenkamp invites us to discover how we sense, move, think, and feel in our bodies—and engage a greater sense of presence and being in our lives.

The Answer Is... by Alex Trebek

Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers. After receiving a flood of kindness following his diagnosis of stage four pancreatic cancer, Trebek decided to share his story in this book.


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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.


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