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Posted to Book Notes on December 4, 2023 at 10:08 AM by Genesis Gaule
All are welcome to come and make some winter themed perler bead creations. We'll have patterns and beads available; just bring your imagination! Join us Monday, December 11 @ 5:30pm.
A watchmaker's historyby Rebecca Struthers
Call Number: 681.114 STRUTHERS
Journey through watchmaking history–from the earliest attempts at time-keeping, to the breakthrough in engineering that gave us the first watch, to today–where the timepieces hold cultural and historical significance beyond what its first creators could have imagined.
by E.E. Halleran
Call Number: Western HALLERAN LP
When the snow melted, tempers tightened in the Big Horn Basin. Men muttered of trouble coming — between small ranchers and big combines — between nesters and cattlemen. Big trouble, killing trouble. Over in Johnson County, they said, the war had already started. Hired gunmen, a small army of professional killers, were raiding and burning, slaughtering anyone who stood against them.
Schizophrenia and the path to preventionby Jeffrey Lieberman
Call Number: 616.898 LIEBERMAN
Drawing on his four-decade career, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman expertly illuminates the past, present, and future of this historically dreaded and devastating illness.
by Shelby Mahurin
Call Number: Young Adult MAHURIN
Six months have passed since Célie took her sacred vows and joined the ranks of the Chasseurs as their first huntswoman. With her fiancé, Jean Luc, as captain, she is determined to find her foothold in her new role and help protect Belterra. But whispers from her past still haunt her, and a new evil is rising—one that Célie herself must vanquish, unless she falls prey to the darkness.
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Tag(s): young adult fiction, westerns, self-help, psychology, nonfiction, mystery, inventions, history, health and wellness, fiction, fantasy, book notes
Posted to Book Notes on November 27, 2023 at 10:52 AM by Genesis Gaule
All-ages are welcome to drop in Tuesday, December 5 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm for License to Chill! Take a break from the hubbub of winter with an evening of fun indoor activities at the Campbell Library!
Reimagining ambition and the ways we striveby Rainesford Stauffer
Call Number: 302.54 STAUFFER
This book looks at how the cultural, personal, and societal expectations around ambition are driving the burnout epidemic by funneling our worth into productivity, limiting our imaginations, and pushing us further apart.
L.A. night market mysteriesby Jennifer J. Chow
Call Number: Mystery CHOW L.A. Large Print
Yale and Celine Yee’s food stall business is going so well that they’ve been invited to join an exclusive dinner with the local restaurant owner's association. The members gather together for a relaxing hot pot feast…until Jeffery Vue, president of the group, receives a literal shock to his system and dies.
A Memoirby Elliot Page
Call Number: 791.4302 PAGE
Full of intimate stories, from chasing down secret love affairs to battling body image and struggling with familial strife, this book is a love letter to the power of being seen.
by Tobias S. Buckell
Call Number: Fantasy BUCKELL
The life of the youngest musketress of Ninetha has been one of hard training. But Lilith’s days have also contained many pleasures, the royal privileges of her family’s guardianship of the Cornucopia, a mystical source of limitless bounty. Lilith has never seen a book, and she never expects to encounter one within the safety of the citadel. When Ishmael, an outcast librarian, shows up outside the Afriq Gate, Lilith saves him from immediate execution by her father’s second-in-command, the zealot Kira. As Lilith’s curiosity draws her to Ishmael, she lets slip her family’s most dangerous secret, sparking a deadly rebellion and an unexpected journey full of stunning revelations.
Tag(s): social justice, self-help, psychology, nonfiction, mystery, LGBTQ, fiction, fantasy, cozy mystery, book notes, autobiography
Posted to Book Notes on November 20, 2023 at 10:25 AM by Genesis Gaule
Our November Book Club pick is The Half Moon by Mary Beth Keane. Check it out and then join us on Tuesday, November 28 at 6 pm to discuss.
A year inside America's most vulnerable, important professionby Alexandra Robbins
Call Number: 371.100973 ROBBINS
Alexandra Robbins goes behind the scenes to tell the true, sometimes shocking, always inspirational stories of three teachers as they navigate a year in the classroom.
by James Patterson and Mike Lupica
Call Number: Mystery PATTERSON Jane Smith v.1
Tough-as-nails criminal defense attorney Jane Smith is hip-deep in the murder trial of the century. Actually, her charmless client might’ve committed several murders. She’s also fallen in love with a wonderful guy. And an equally wonderful dog, a mutt. But Jane doesn’t have much time. She’s just received a terminal diagnosis giving her twelve months. Unless she’s murdered before her expiration date.
A tale of shipwreck, mutiny, and murderby David Grann
Call Number: 910.9164 GRANN // also in CD audio
On January 28, 1742, a ramshackle vessel of patched-together wood and cloth washed up on the coast of Brazil. Inside were thirty emaciated men, barely alive, and they had an extraordinary tale to tell. But then ... six months later, another, even more decrepit craft landed on the coast of Chile. This boat contained just three castaways, and they told a very different story.
by Kurt Busiek
Call Number: Graphic Novel BUSIEK Autumnlands v.1
When a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary hero back from the forgotten past to save their dying world, they get a hero unlike anything they expected, and trigger a crisis none of them may survive.
Tag(s): social issues, nonfiction, mystery, history, graphic novel, fiction, fantasy, education, book notes, biography