“American War” by Omar El Akkad

Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, American War, is a heartbreaking story set during an imagined Second Civil War in the United States. In addition to being politically and economically fractured, the country is ravaged by climate change and disease. The reader follows Sarat, six years old at the outbreak of the war in 2074, and […]

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The Power of TERC!

The Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) database is loaded with test preparation tools for high school, college and grad school. All of the test prep books are available online, including the GED or HiSet guides. Students can also take practice tests through the TERC database. High school students can use the Academic Skilled Question […]

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Dancing Barefoot by Wil Wheaton

You might know Wil Wheaton from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Stand by Me, The Big Bang Theory, or his online presence, or you might not know him at all! However you may or may not know Wil Wheaton, this is a very enjoyable collection of autobiographical essays. They range from growing up in the […]

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Consumer Reports Online

April is the month that Consumer Reports rolls out the annual print automotive issue. If you have a Haverhill library card, you can read it online at no cost! Here you will find a review of the Best and Worst Cars of 2016, car product ratings, including tires, car batteries and car seats. There is […]

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“The Bookshop on the Corner” by Jenny Colgan

When librarian Nina Redmond is laid off, she decides to take the biggest risk of her life: moving to Scotland to open a bookshop in a van. Nina surprises herself with her own daring and discovers that the life she risked everything for is everything she ever wanted. This book has all the ingredients needed […]

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