The Glass Lake
In the tradition of her beloved novel Circle of Friends, Irish novelist Maeve Binchy offers a wonderful old-fashioned melodrama with a contemporary cast of compelling characters. A sly, seductive, and compulsively readable book, perfect for rainy afternoons and late nights in bed. To reserve this book click here.
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
In March 1990, a Boston museum, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, was the victim of a major heist. Twenty four years later it remains unsolved, but author B.A. Shapiro’s novel “The Art Forger” tells a fictionalized version of what might have happened. Artist Claire Roth’s career has taken a tumble and she now spends her time creating commissioned […]
Undaunted Courage : Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author of D-Day, presents the definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson’s hope of finding a waterway to the Pacific, through the heart-stopping moments of the actual trip, to Lewis’s […]
Free Music Downloads at the library!
Have you checked out Freegal recently? Freegal has access to 7 million songs from over 28,000 record labels. With your Haverhill library card you may download 3 songs per week. Freegal also has over 15,000 music videos. Music video downloads count as 2 of your weekly selections. There is a download usage counter in the […]
“Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford
Among all the great books I read this month, “Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford (“Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet“) was my favorite. If you like books by Amy Tan and Lisa See, you will definitely love this story of a young Chinese-American orphan boy in search of his mother. Check it out […]