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May 10

Book Notes 3/10/2021

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on May 10, 2021 at 9:33 AM by Genesis Gaule

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The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale

A True Ghost Story // A young housewife has become the eye in a storm of chaos. In Alma Fielding's modest home, china flies off the shelves, stolen jewelry appears on her fingers, and white mice crawl out of her handbag. Nandor Fodor reads of the case and hastens to the scene of the hauntings. By unraveling Alma's peculiar history, he finds the foreshadowing of a nation's worst fears.


Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid by Glenn Stout

America's Original Gangster Couple // Before Bonnie and Clyde, there were Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid who were smarter and more successful. Margaret and Richard Whittemore, two love-struck working-class kids, reached for the dream of a better life. The couple lead a gang that in less than a year stole over one million dollars’ worth of diamonds and precious gems; over fifteen million dollars today.

364.15 STOUT

History Smashers: The Mayflower by Kate Messner

Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Through illustrations, photographs, and more, acclaimed author Kate Messner smashes history by exploring the little-known details behind the legends of the Mayflower and the first Thanksgiving.

974.402 MESSNER

E-Cigarettes Affecting Lives by Jeanne Marie Ford

This insightful book introduces young readers to the dangers of e-cigarettes and shows ways that users have found help. Learn about the mental and physical effects of e-cigarettes and the negative impact it can have on lives.

362 FORD

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