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Jul 29

Book Notes 8/1/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 29, 2022 at 3:39 PM by Genesis Gaule

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8/1/2022


Sorry everyone, but there will be no Storytime with Miss Andrea on Monday, August 8.  Don't worry, though, you can still join us on Thursday, August 11!


A Hole in the World by Amanda Held Opelt

Finding Hope in Rituals of Grief and Healing // When Amanda Held Opelt suffered a season of loss-including three miscarriages and the death of her grandmother and culminating in the unexpected death of her sister, New York Times bestselling writer Rachel Held Evans-she was faced with sorrow she didn't know to face. This book is a testament to the idea that when we carefully and honestly attend to our losses, we are able to expand our capacity for love, faith, and healing.

204.42 OPELT


The Last Days of the Dinosaurs  by Riley Black

An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World // In this book, Riley Black walks readers through what happened in the days, the years, the centuries, and the million years after the asteroid impact, tracking the sweeping disruptions that overtook this one spot, and imagining what might have been happening elsewhere on the globe.

576.84 BLACK


Verissimus by Donald J. Robertson & Zé Nuno Fraga 

The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius // The remarkable story of Marcus Aurelius' life and philosophical journey is brought to life by philosopher and psychotherapist Donald J. Robertson, in a sweeping historical epic of a graphic novel, based on a close study of the historical evidence, with the stunning full-color artwork of award-winning illustrator Zé Nuno Fraga.

188.0207 AURELIUS


Joan by Katherine J. Chen

light of days

A Novel of Joan of Arc // In Katherine J. Chen's hands, the myth and legend of Joan of Arc is transformed into a flesh-and-blood young woman: reckless, steel-willed, and brilliant. This stunningly-researched novel is a sweeping narrative of her life, from a childhood steeped in both joy and violence, to her meteoric rise to fame at the head of the French army, where she must navigate both the dangers of the battlefield and the equally treacherous politics of the royal court.

CHEN


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May 03

Book Notes 5/3/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 3, 2021 at 3:11 PM by Genesis Gaule

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5/3/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Monday/Friday (9am-5pm) and Tuesday/Thursday (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm).


Walk in My Combat Boots by James Patterson and Matt Eversmann

True Stories from America's Bravest Warriors // An inspiring collection of hundreds of interviews by James Patterson. The interviews share brutally honest stories of men and women who have fought overseas. Walk in My Combat Boots gives an eye-opening look into what wearing the uniform, fighting in combat, losing friends, and coming home is really like.

EBOOK

That Sounds Fun by Annie F. Downs

The Joys of Being an Amateur, the Power of Falling in Love, and Why You Need a Hobby // Bestselling author, national speaker, and successful podcast host invites you to experience life through wide-open faith and a healthy dose of fun, encouraging you to celebrate and discover God's design for fun in your life.

EBOOK

The Stoic Challenge by William B. Irvine

A Philosopher's Guide to Becoming Tougher, Calmer, and More Resilient // A practical, optimistic guide that uses centuries-old wisdom to help us better cope with the stresses of modern living. Some people bounce back in response to setbacks; others break. The Stoic Challenge teaches us how to transform life's stumbling blocks into opportunities for becoming calmer, tougher, and more resilient.

EBOOK

Boeing 747 by Martin W. Bowman

A History: Delivering the Dream // In our skies for over half a century, the iconic Boeing 747 has transported hundreds of thousands of passengers across the world. The aircraft was the first wide-body airliner ever produced, and has set new standards in air travel and opened up the air routes of the world. Boeing 747 shows how the Boeing 747 has been developed in accordance with the changing demands of the ages.

EBOOK


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Apr 20

Book Notes 4/19/21

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on April 20, 2021 at 1:16 PM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

4/19/2021


The Campbell Library is open to the public Mondays/Fridays (9am-5pm) and Thursdays (10am-7pm). We also offer Front Door Pick Up and half hour appointments for browsing or computer use Wednesdays (9am-5pm), Tuesdays (9am-7pm), and Thursdays (9am-10am).


That Sounds Fun by Annie F. Downs

The Joys of Being an Amateur, the Power of Falling in Love, and Why You Need a Hobby // Bestselling author, national speaker, and successful podcast host invites you to experience life through wide-open faith and a healthy dose of fun, encouraging you to celebrate and discover God's design for fun in your life.

EBOOK

One Life by Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion, reveals for the first time her life both on and off the field. Guided by her personal journey into social justice, brimming with humor, humanity, and joy, she urges all of us to ask ourselves, what will you do with your one life?

EBOOK

Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty

Train Your Mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day // Jay Shetty distills the wisdom he learned as a monk to live a less anxious, more meaningful life. In 2018, he had the #1 video on Facebook with over 360 million views, and his podcast, On Purpose, is consistently ranked the world's #1 Health and Wellness podcast. Shetty reveals how to overcome negative thoughts, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us.

EBOOK

Melania and Me by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff

The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with the First Lady // Stephanie Winston Wolkoff met Melania Knauss in 2003. As their friendship deepened, Wolkoff watched the newest Mrs. Trump raise her son, Barron, and manage her highly scrutinized marriage. Wolkoff takes you into Trump Tower and the White House to tell the funny, thrilling, and heartbreaking story of her intimate friendship with Melania Trump.

EBOOK


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