Book review of “Rapunzel” by Sarah Gibb

    In this beautiful retelling of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale, the beautiful Rapunzel is locked away in a tall, tall tower. She is visited only by the little creatures of the forest and the witch who has imprisoned her. Until one day, a handsome prince, passing by on his horse, is transfixed by […]

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Review of “The Princess and the Pea” by Hans Christian Andersen and Maja Dusiková.

For my April review I read “The Princess and the Pea,” a story by Hans Christian Andersen. The version I read was first published in German as “Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse” by NordSüd Verlag, Zürich in 2007. The English version was published in 2012 and illustrated by Maja Dusiková. This lovely book tells the […]

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“I’m your man: the life of Leonard Cohen” by Sylvie Simmons

Leonard Cohen is one of a kind. Poet, singer, songwriter, novelist, philosopher, artist. He definitely did not go with the current as Sylvie Simmons tells us in this biography. He went his own way. Among other things, he was a dropout. He would often disappear. A farm in Tennessee, a hideaway in Hydra, Greece, a […]

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Consumer Reports Automotive Information

April is the month that Consumer Reports rolls out the annual automotive issue. If you have a Haverhill library card you can read it online! Highlights include: Top Picks, who makes the best and worst cars, the best and worst new and used cars, used car reliability, and new car ratings and road tests. Also […]

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