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Campbell, Cassandra

Works: 605 works in 2,631 publications in 1 language and 108,843 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3570.R459, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cassandra Campbell
The help by Kathryn Stockett( Recording )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such areas as cancer research, in vitro fertilization, and gene mapping
Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool( Recording )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past. Over the summer she pieces together his story. Having heard stories about Manifest, Abilene is disappointed to find that it's just a dried-up, worn-out old town. But her disappointment quickly turns to excitement when she discovers a hidden cigar box full of mementos, including some old letters that mention a spy known as the Rattler. These mysterious letters send Abilene and her new friends, Lettie and Ruthanne, on an honest-to-goodness spy hunt, even though they are warned to "Leave Well Enough Alone." Abilene throws all caution aside when she heads down the mysterious Path to Perdition to pay a debt to the reclusive Miss Sadie, a diviner who only tells stories from the past. It seems that Manifest's history is full of colorful and shadowy characters--and long-held secrets. The more Abilene hears, the more determined she is to learn just what role her father played in that history. And as Manifest's secrets are laid bare one by one, Abilene begins to weave her own story into the fabric of the town
The higher power of Lucky by Susan Patron( Recording )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scientist Lucky Trimble determines to run away while also continuing to seek the Higher Power that will bring stability to her life
Blossom Street brides by Debbie Macomber( Recording )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does a perfect wedding mean there will be a perfect marriage? Three women meet and find strength in their friendship, aid in their troubles. Lydia adopted a daughter thinking her life would feel complete, yet distressing memories from the child's history threatens to destroy their happiness. Lauren wishes for marriage and family, but her boyfriend won't commit. Will romance with a stranger be the 'happy ever after' she's looking for?
Escape by Barbara Delinsky( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Aulenbach is thirty, a lawyer married to a lawyer, working in Manhattan. An idealist, she had once dreamed of representing victims of corporate abuse, but she spends her days in a cubicle talking with victims of tainted bottle water and she's on the bottler's side
Brava, Valentine by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception in 1903, the Angelini Shoe Company has been a premier manufacturer of wedding shoes. Nevertheless, the 21st century has not been so kind to the company's fortune. Hoping to save the family business, the Angelini matriarch bequeaths the company to 33-year-old Valentine Roncalli. However, a budding romance and a plethora of family secrets promise to offer Valentine the challenge of her life
Harvesting the heart by Jodi Picoult( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paige's mother left when she was five. When Paige becomes a mother herself, she is overwhelmed by the demands. Unable to forget her past, Paige struggles with the difficulties of marriage and motherhood
The sins of the mother : a novel by Danielle Steel( Recording )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Everything Olivia Grayson touches in the business world turns to gold. Now, though, she reflects upon her life, and wishes she'd invested in her family as much as she did in her business. Eager to atone for past sins, Olivia does her utmost to support each of her children as they struggle through mid-life crises. While one of her sons is unhappily married to a cold, domineering woman, the other is completely oblivious to his son's struggles as a gay teen"--Supplied by publisher
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a failing custom wedding shoe business in Greenwich Village falls unexpectedly into her lap, apprentice Valentine Roncalli is challenged to bring her family's old-world craftsmanship into the twenty-first century
The sandcastle girls by Chris Bohjalian( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents parallel stories of a woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier during the Armenian Genocide of World War I and a modern-day New Yorker prompted to rediscover her Armenian past
The last summer (of you and me) by Ann Brashares( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends in their early 20's deal with unrequited love, longing and the meaning of friendship
The Burgess boys by Elizabeth Strout( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalyzed by a nephew's thoughtless prank, a pair of brothers confront painful psychological issues surrounding the freak accident that killed their father when they were boys, a loss linked to a heartbreaking deception that shaped their personal and professional lives
The beach house by Jane Green( Recording )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disregarding local gossip that pegs her as an eccentric, sixty-five-year-old Nantucket widow Nan skinny-dips in unattended pools and steals her neighbors' flowers before her dwindling funds force her to take in boarders, a change that brings an unexpected visitor
The light in the ruins by Chris Bohjalian( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two soldiers, a German and an Italian, arrive at the villa asking to see an ancient Etruscan burial site, the Rosatis' bucolic tranquility is shattered. A young German lieutenant begins to court Cristina, the Nazis descend upon the estate demanding hospitality, and what was once was their sanctuary becomes their prison. 1955: Serafina Bettini, an investigator with the Florence police department, has her own demons. A beautiful woman, Serafina carefully hides her scars along with her haunting memories of the war. But when she is assigned to a gruesome new case-- a serial killer targeting the Rosatis, murdering the remnants of the family one-by-one in cold blood-- Serafina finds herself digging into a past that involves both the victims and her own tragic history" -- from publisher's web site
Orange is the new black my year in a women's prison : a memoir by Piper Kerman( Recording )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, the well-heeled Smith College alumna is now inmate #11187-424-- one of the millions of women who disappear 'down the rabbit hole' of the American penal system. From her first strip search to her final release, Kerman learns to navigate this strange world with its strictly enforced codes of behavior and arbitrary rules, where the uneasy relationship between prisoner and jailer is constantly and unpredictably recalibrated. She meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with small tokens of generosity, hard words of wisdom, and simple acts of acceptance. Heartbreaking, hilarious, and at times enraging, Orange Is the New Black offers a rare look into the lives of women in prison, why it is we lock so many away, and what happens to them when they're there" -- from publisher's web site
Can't wait to get to heaven [a novel] by Fannie Flagg( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back in Elmwood Springs, Missouri the experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a town to ask the question "Why are we here"?
The Supreme Macaroni Company : a novel by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valentine Roncalli is finally getting her fairytale ending on the roof of the Angelini Shoe Company. Gianluca Vechiarelli is the man of her dreams. But is life ever easy? Once the whirlwind of the wedding dies down, Valentine quickly realizes that juggling her beloved shoe company with marriage and an upcoming family will be the most difficult balancing act she's had to learn. Combined with the fact that Gianluca seems to be hiding more than one secret back in Italy
Juliet a novel by Anne Fortier( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five-year-old Julie Jacobs is heartbroken over the death of her beloved aunt Rose. But the shock goes even deeper when she learns that the woman who has been like a mother to her has left her entire estate to Julie's twin sister. The only thing Julie receives is a key, one carried by her mother on the day she herself died, to a safety-deposit box in Siena, Italy. In Siena she discovers that her ancestor Giulietta Tolomei met Romeo and their ill-fated love inspired generations of poets and artists. The closer she gets to the treasure they allegedly left behind, the greater the danger surrounding her superstitions, ancient hostilities, and personal vendettas
Eligible : [a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice] by Curtis Sittenfeld( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. Eligible, equal parts homage to Jane Austen and bold literary experiment, is a saga for the twenty-first century, brilliant, playful, and delicious. / This version of the Bennet family is one that you have and have not met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like Jane, her yoga instructor older sister, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help; and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Kitty and Lydia, youngest sisters, are too busy with their CrossFit workouts to get jobs. Mary, the middle sister, is earning her third master's degree online and barely leaves her room. And Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off her daughters. Enter Chip Bingley, a doctor, handsome and new-in-town, who recently appeared on Eligible, the juggernaut reality TV dating show. Chip, at a Fourth of July barbecue, takes an interest in Jane, immediately, but Fitzwilliam Darcy, who is Chip's friend and neurosurgeon, reveals himself to Liz to be much less charming. And yet, first impressions can be deceiving. -- Container
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The immortal life of Henrietta LacksMoon over ManifestThe higher power of LuckyEscapeBrava, ValentineHarvesting the heartVery ValentineThe last summer (of you and me)