The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
The adventure begins when Allan Karlsson climbs out the window of his nursing home to avoid his 100th Birthday party. He proceeds to cross paths with gangsters, petty criminals and a rogue elephant. All of this would be exciting enough, but the story also flashes back to events of Allan’s life to date. These adventures […]
Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior by John Man
The first major pop history of the Japanese stealth assassins, John Man’s Ninja is a meticulously researched, entertaining blend of mythology, anthropology, travelogue, and history of the legendary shadow warriors. Spies, assassins, saboteurs, and secret agents, Ninja have become the subject of countless legends that continue to enthrall us in modern movies, video games, and […]
The Curiosity by Stephen P. Kiernan
“The Curiosity” was inspired by the James Taylor song “The Frozen Man,” off his early ’90s album “New Moon Shine.” It is a smart and irresistible science thriller where a team of scientists finds a frozen man in the Arctic, Judge Jeremiah Rice, from Massachusetts who drowned in 1906. Back in Boston, they succeed to […]
Haverhill READS 2014–This May!
Haverhill Public Library users have chosen their book for 2014 Haverhill READS. Joe Hill’s spooky book NOS4A2(partially set in Haverhill) is the winner. We have some great programs planned to tie into NOS4A2. Check the schedule below, but check back as the date approaches–we might be adding more! Register on our events calendar. Also, we […]