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Oct 24

Book Notes 10/24/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 24, 2022 at 1:11 PM by Genesis Gaule

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10/24/2022


Our November Book Club pick is Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Check it out and then join us on Tuesday, November 29 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...


The Evolution of Charles Darwin  by Diana Preston

The Epic Voyage of the Beagle That Forever Changed Our View of Life on Earth // Drawing on a rich range of revealing letters, diary entries, recollections of those who encountered him, and Darwin's and FitzRoy's own accounts of what transpired, Diana Preston chronicles the epic voyage as it unfolded, tracing Darwin's growth from untested young man to accomplished adventurer and natural scientist in his own right.

508.092 PRESTON


Two Degrees by Alan Gratz

When three children endure separate climate change disasters--a wildfire in the California woods, a close encounter with a hungry polar bear in Canada, and a massive hurricane in Florida--they emerge from their experiences committed to changing the world.

Junior GRATZ


Nerd by Maya Phillips

Adventures in Fandom from This Universe to the Multiverse // Spanning from the 90s through to today, this book is a collection of cultural criticism essays through the lens of fandom for everyone from the casual Marvel movie watcher to the hardcore Star Wars expanded universe connoisseur.

302.23 PHILLIPS


Righteous Prey by John Sandford

After a woman is murdered in the Twin Cities, Virgil Flowers and Lucas Davenport are sent in to investigate. And they soon have their hands full--the killings are smart and carefully choreographed, and with no apparent direct connection to the victims, the Five are virtually untraceable. But if anyone can destroy this group, it will be the dynamic team of Davenport and Flowers.

Mystery SANDFORD Prey v.32


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Oct 17

Book Notes 10/17/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 17, 2022 at 11:18 AM by Genesis Gaule

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10/17/2022


Drop in and learn about peer-to-peer mental health and wellness services as well as mental health first aid training available from Wellness in the Woods on Wednesday, October 26 @ 9:30 - 11:30 am. More information...


Dinner on Mars by Lenore Newman and Evan D. G. Fraser

The Technologies That Will Feed the Red Planet and Transform Agriculture on Eart // Fraser and Newman show how setting the table off-planet will supercharge efforts to produce food sustainably here at home. For futurists, sci-fi geeks, tech nuts, business leaders, and anyone interested in the future of food, this book puts sustainability and adaptability on the menu in the face of our climate crisis.

664 NEWMAN


A Rover's Story by Jasmine Warga

Built to explore Mars, Resilience begins to develop human-like feelings as he learns from the NASA scientists who assembled him, and as he blasts off and explores Mars, Resilience must overcome different obstacles as he explores the red planet.

Junior WARGA


Homestead Survival by Marty Raney

An Insider's Guide to Your Great Escape // Veteran homesteader and star of the Discovery Channel's Homestead Rescue Marty Raney shares a big-picture vision of how ordinary families can become radically resilient homesteaders: powering, feeding, and caring for themselves through their own efforts, and on their own land.

640.286 RANEY


Middlemarch by George Eliot

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Taking place in the years leading up to the First Reform Bill of 1832, this book explores nearly every subject of concern to modern life: art, religion, science, politics, self, society, and human relationships.

ELLIOT


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Oct 13

Book Notes 10/10/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on October 13, 2022 at 10:42 AM by Genesis Gaule

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10/10/2022


Come and enjoy Siama's Congo Roots, where Siama and Dallas Johnson sing and tell stories that bring Siama’s happy childhood to life. Join us Monday, October 17 @ 5:30 pm More information...


Blowback by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois

The CIA serves at the pleasure of the president, yet Special Agents Liam Grey and Noa Himel have sworn to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. When the threat comes directly from the Oval Office, that's where the blowback begins.

Mystery PATTERSON


The Life of Crime by Martin Edwards

Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators // In the first major history of crime fiction in fifty years, this book traces the evolution of the genre from the eighteenth century to the present, offering brand-new perspective on the world's most popular form of fiction.

809.3872 EDWARDS


Starry Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization // Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time--war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race--in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.

901 TYSON


Attack of the Black Rectangles by A. S. King

When sixth-grader Mac discovers several words of his classroom copy of Jane Yolen's The Devil's Arithmetic are blacked out he is outraged, so he, his friends, and his eccentric family set out to do something about the censorship imposed by one teacher and the school board.

Junior KING


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