“Just One Damned Thing After Another” by Jodi Taylor

St Mary’s Institute of Historical Research is not what it appears on the surface. Time Travel is not their favorite phrase for what they do but St Mary’s recruits like Madeleine Maxwell (Max) are not concerned with the “how” or “what” of it. The fondly known “disaster magnets” of St Mary’s travel through time to […]

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

A teenage Diana Prince witnesses an explosion off the coast of her home island Themyscira and swims out to investigate. She rescues teen Alia from drowning and brings her to shore; however, Alia’s presence (she’s mortal) on the island causes things to go haywire – Amazons are becoming sick, earthquakes, and more. Diana visits the […]

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Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival Authors and Schedule!

THE MERRIMACK VALLEY HALLOWEEN BOOK FESTIVAL 2017 will be held on Saturday, October 21st, 2017, from 10am till 4:30pm. Once again, the event will be held at the Haverhill Public Library (Haverhill, MA) and is FREE and open to the public. Sponsored by River City Writers, Andover Bookstore, Haverhill House Publishing, and–of course–Haverhill Public Library. […]

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“The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend” by Katarina Bivald

Have you ever felt like you just didn’t fit in your life?  That’s how Sara feels about her dull and unfulfilling life in Sweden, especially after she is laid off from her job in a bookstore. She decides to do something foolish and impulsive, for once in her life, and travel half way around the […]

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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard

SPQR gives a humorous and human look at the history of Ancient Rome and all its great and not so great leaders. Mary Beard begins with the founding myth of Remus and Romulus and continues on, considering figures like Caesar, Nero and Caligula with a dry wit. She challenges many of the “known” facts about […]

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