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Jun 19

Book Notes 6/12/2023

Posted to Book Notes on June 19, 2023 at 4:18 PM by Genesis Gaule

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Our June Book Club pick is Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus. Check it out and then join us on Tuesday, June 27 at 6 pm to discuss. More information...

A Stranger in Your Own City by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Travels in the Middle East's long war // This is the tale of a people who once lived under the rule of a megalomaniacal leader who shaped the state in his own image; a people who watched a foreign army invade, topple that leader, demolish the state, and then invent a new country; who experienced the horror of having their home fragmented into a hundred different cities.

MH 956.70443 ABDUL-AHAD

The Best Bad Things by Katrina Carrasco

When product goes missing at their Washington Territory outpost, Alma Rosales is tasked with tracking the thief and recovering the drugs. In disguise as the scrappy dockworker Jack Camp, this should be easy—once she muscles her way into the local organization, wins the trust of the magnetic local boss and his boys, discovers the turncoat, and keeps them all from uncovering her secrets. All this, while sending coded dispatches to the circling Pinkerton agents to keep them from closing in.


Flight Paths by Roxanna Asgarian

How a passionate and quirky group of pioneering scientists solved the mystery of bird migration // This is the never-before-told story of how a group of migration-obsessed scientists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries engaged nearly every branch of science to understand bird migration—from where and when they take off to their flight paths and behaviors, their destinations and the challenges they encounter getting there.

598.1568 HEISMAN

Kill the Farm Boy by Ruchira Gupta

In the land of Pell, a plucky farm boy will find more than he’s bargained for on his quest to awaken the sleeping princess in her cursed tower. This journey will lead to sinister umlauts, a trash-talking goat, the Dread Necromancer Steve, and a strange and wondrous journey to the most peculiar “happily ever after” that ever once-upon-a-timed.

Fantasy DAWSON // Also in e-audio

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