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Jan 09

Book Notes 1/9/2023

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 9, 2023 at 11:15 AM by Genesis Gaule

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1/9/2023


Join us Thursday, January 19 @ 4 pm for Tinkertown! This month we'll be doing Glow in the Dark Geometry! More information...


The Tao of the Side Hustle by Don Hyun Kiolbassa

A Buddhist Martial Arts Approach to Your New Business // Martial arts champion and serial side hustler Don Hyun Kiolbassa applies principles of Wushu Kung Fu--the Chinese War Art popularized by Sun Tzu in Art of War--to provide a detailed framework for starting and growing your own venture.

338.642 KIOLBASSA


The Parasite by Richard Paul Evans

A Michael Vey Thriller // Michael and his friends learn that returning to a normal life is not only more difficult than they imagined, but that normal doesn't last. Like the mythical Hydra, cutting off the head of the global Elgen only created more enemies.

Young Adult EVANS Michael v.8


Libertarians on the Prairie by Christine Woodside

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Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books // Drawing on original manuscripts and letters, Woodside shows how Rose reshaped her mother's story into a series of heroic tales that rebutted the policies of the New Deal. Their secret collaboration would lead in time to their estrangement. This fascinating look at the relationship between two strong-willed women is also the deconstruction of an American myth.

813.52 WOODSIDE / Large Print


Blotto, Twinks and the Ex-King's Daughter by Simon Brett

A Blotto & Twinks Mystery // It's that glorious period between the two world wars, and the exiled king of Mitteleuropa is visiting the ancestral home of the Duke of Tawcester. When the ex-king's daughter is kidnapped, noblesse obliges the Duke's handsome, brave, and rather stupid son (known to all as Blotto) to drive off to the rescue. Luckily, he's aided by his brilliant sister, Twinks. Plus, he's got a really swell car.

Mystery BRETT Blotto v.1


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Jun 13

Book Notes 6/13/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on June 13, 2022 at 11:15 AM by Genesis Gaule

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6/13/2022


Our Community Summer Reading Challenge is back! Join the Lazy River Challenge where community members compete with staff to get their innertube down the lazy river first. More information...


Nice Racism by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm // This book is an essential work for any white person who recognizes the existence of systemic racism and white supremacy and wants to take steps to align their values with their actual practice.

305.8 DIANGELO


The Last Slave Ship by Ben Raines

The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning // The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day.

306.36 RAINES


Civil Rights Queen by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

national geograhpic photographyConstance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality // In this book Tomiko Brown-Nagin dramatically fills out the picture of some of the most profound judicial and societal change made in twentieth-century America.

920 BROWN-NAGIN


Davos Man by Peter S. Goodman

AHow the Billionaires Devoured the World // This book is an essential read for anyone concerned about economic justice, the capacity of societies to grapple with their greatest challenges, and the sanctity of representative government.

305.5 GOODMAN


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Mar 28

Book Notes 3/28/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on March 28, 2022 at 2:17 PM by Genesis Gaule

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3/28/2022


Our April Book Club pick is Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley. Check it out and then join us on April 26th at 6 pm to discuss. More information...


Confluence by Hampton Smith

A History of Fort Snelling // Fort Snelling, a foundational place in the story of Minnesota, was built two hundred years ago at the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers, an area known to the Dakota people as Bdote. This book delves into the fort's long and complicated story: its construction, the daily lives of its inhabitants and those who lived nearby, the shift in its function when a spectacular influx of speculators and land-hungry immigrants flooded the territory, its participation in wresting the land from the Dakota, and its evolution as two cities grew up around it and its roles in two world wars-up to the reinterpretation of the fort as Minnesotans mark its two-hundredth anniversary.

355.7097 SMITH


Countdown Bin Laden by Chris Wallace and Mitch Weiss

The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice // Wallace delivers new information collected from families who lost loved ones on 9/11, shares what relatives of SEAL Team Six went through, and brings us inside the tense Situation Room during the raid.

958.104 WALLACE


Risk by Stanley McChrystal and Anna Butrico

A User's Guide // In this new book, General McChrystal offers a battle-tested system for detecting and responding to risk. Instead of defining risk as a force to predict, McChrystal and coauthor Anna Butrico show that there are in fact ten dimensions of control we can adjust at any given time. By closely monitoring these controls, we can maintain a healthy Risk Immune System that allows us to effectively anticipate, identify, analyze, and act upon the ever-present possibility that things will not go as planned.

658.155 MCCHRYSTAL


This Is How They Tell Me the World End by Nicole Perlroth

The Cyberweapons Arms Race // Perlroth lifts the curtain on a market in shadow, revealing the urgent threat faced by us all if we cannot bring the global cyber arms race to heel.

005.8 PERLROTH


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