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Jul 06

Book Notes 7/5/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on July 6, 2021 at 11:28 AM by Genesis Gaule

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Looking for a fun way to enjoy books and meet new people? Join our book club! We're meeting on Tues, July 27 @ 6:00 pm to dicuss A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman.

What Happened to You? by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry

Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing // When questioning our emotions, it's easy to place the blame on ourselves; holding ourselves and those around us to an impossible standard. It's time we started asking a different question. Our earliest experiences shape our lives far down the road, and What Happened to You? provides insights into the behavioral patterns so many of us struggle to understand.

616.8521 PERRY • Also in ebook

The Argument Hangover by Aaron and Jocelyn Freeman

Empowering Couples to Fight Smarter and Overcome Communication Pitfalls // In this relatable, no B.S. book for couples, the Freemans explain what an argument hangover is, what causes it, and how to clearly communicate your needs to feel understood. This modern guide includes step-by-step tools and exercises you can implement right away, so you can handle the challenges that so many couples face today.

646.78 FREEMAN

Killing the Mob by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

The Fight Against Organized Crime in America // Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard trace the brutal history of 20th Century organized crime in the United States, and expertly plumb the history of this nation’s most notorious serial robbers, conmen, murderers, and especially, mob family bosses.

364.106 O’REILLY

The Good Girls by Sonia Faleiro

An Ordinary Killing // In 1836, two missionaries and their wives were among the first Americans to cross the Rockies by covered wagon on what would become the Oregon Trail. Both men failed as missionaries, but, by inventing a story, they helped to fuel a massive Westward migration that would eventually devastate those that they had originally set out to save.

364.1523 FALEIRO

If you need help accessing any of these titles or using front door pickup, email or call us and we will be happy to assist you!

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May 24

Book Notes 5/24/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 24, 2021 at 11:52 AM by Genesis Gaule

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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).

Pappyland by Wright Thompson

A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last // The story of how Julian Van Winkle III, the caretaker of the most coveted cult Kentucky Bourbon whiskey in the world, fought to protect his family's heritage and preserve the taste of his forebears, in a world where authenticity, like his product, is in very short supply.


Gory Details by Erika Engelhaupt

Adventures From the Dark Side of Science // Science reporter Erika Engelhaupt investigates the gross, strange, and morbid absurdities of our bodies and our universe. From the research biologist who stung himself with every conceivable insect to the world's most murderous mammals, this book explores often ignored but alluring facets of biology, anatomy, space exploration, nature, and more.


Call of the Wild by Kimberly Ann Johnson

How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It For Good // In an increasingly polarized world where trauma is often publicly renegotiated, our nervous systems are on high alert. From skyrocketing rates of depression and anxiety to physical illnesses such as autoimmune diseases and digestive disorders, many women today find themselves living out of alignment with their bodies.


Remember by Lisa Genova

The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting // A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories. You can set educated expectations for your memory, and in doing so, create a better relationship with it. You don't have to fear it anymore. And that can be life-changing.

153.1 GENOVA

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