The Nook has arrived at the Hanson Public Library! Below is a list of the titles preloaded onto all four of our Nooks. See our Facebook page for more info.
The King’s Speech by Mark Logue
Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue helps King George VI overcome a speech disorder.
Irish Thunder: The Hard Life & Times of Micky Ward by Bob Halloran
Describes the boxer’s childhood in Lowell, his rivalry with his brother, and his 15-year career.
Look Me in the Eye by John Elder Robison
Memoir of John Robison who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 40.
We Beat the Street by Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt
Rather than fall into drugs, gangs, and prison, the three authors made a pact to become doctors.
A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
At the age of 12, Beah fled attacking rebels and wandered a land made unrecognizable by violence.
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Hester Prynne is ostracized by her colonial society because she has borne an illegitimate child.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Violence and misery result from the thwarted longing of Heathcliff and Catherine.
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Amidst the civil rights era three women start their own movement, forever changing a town.
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Edna vows to honor her deep yearnings that she senses are unfulfilled by marriage and motherhood.
The Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent
In colonial Massachusetts, a servant girl and a laborer kindle a promising courtship and must cope with a host of dangers that lurk in the wilderness.
The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass
When a progressive preschool moves into his barn, 70 year old Percy reexamines the choices he made after his wife’s death.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Francie struggles to survive and thrive growing up in the slums of Brooklyn in the early 20th century.
The Murderer’s Daughters by Randy Meyers
Lulu and Merry find their lives on the brink of collapse when their father, who murdered their mother, is about to be paroled.
Captivity by Deborah Noyes
A novel based on the true story of the Fox sisters, who claimed they communicated with the dead.
The Quickening by Michelle Hoover
With the Great Depression looming, Enidina and Mary befriend each other despite their opposite opinions on farming life in the Midwest.
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
A Cape Cod postmistress and a radio reporter collide on the eve of the US entrance into WWII.
Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane
Patrick and Angela revisit the case of a girl they found 12 years ago when she goes missing again.
This Must Be the Place by Kate Racculia
In London, Frankie promises to deliver a letter for a Cape Cod doctor when she returns to the US.
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Kathy and two childhood friends confront the truth about their time at an isolated private school.
Hootby Carl Hiaasen
Roy becomes involved in an attempt to save a colony of owls from a proposed construction site.
The Julian Game by Adele Griffin
Raye finds the consequences difficult to handle after she uses a fake online profile to help a popular girl get back at her ex-boyfriend.
Don’t Call Me Ishmael by Michael Bauer
Ishmael is certain his name is causing his unhappy school life, but a new boy shows him that things could be different.