Maine In Print: Most Recent
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|Ford, John||This Cider Still Tastes Funny||Non-fiction||
A follow up collection of stories drawn from the game warden's long career in Maine. Ford lives in Brooks.
|Gibson, John||In High Places with Henry David Thoreau||Non-fiction||
A guide for following Thoreau's hiking paths in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Includes Thoreau's commments and maps of his approximate routes. The author lives in Hallowell.
|Greenlaw, Linda||Lifesaving Lessons; Notes from an Accidental Mother||Non-fiction||
Greenlaw's story of becomving the legal guardian for Mariah, an Isle au Haut teenager who has been abused by her uncle.
|Currie, Ron, Jr.||Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles||Fiction||
Ron Currie has lost his novel to fire, his father to death, and probably the only woman he truly loves, so he escapes to a Caribbean island for a fresh start. Instead, he fakes his own death and life becomes a bigger challenge. Author Ron Currie, Jr. lives in Waterville
A young woman with the magical ability to find things matches wits with a twisted man who lures children into his 1938 Rolls. The car will take them to a Christmasland of horror. Joe Hill grew up in Bangor, Maine.
|Pelletier, Cathie||The One-Way Bridge||Fiction||
Matters great and small of families and community in Mattagash, Maine, the last town in the middle of northern Maine. Pelletier was born and lives in Allagash, Maine.
|Doiron, Paul||Massacre Pond||Fiction||
Warden Mike Bowditch is called to investigate the needless slaughter of ten moose on the property of billionaire Elizabeth Morse. Before he can find those responsible, a mutilated human body is discovered. Fourth in the Bowditch series. Doiron is a Maine native who lives on the coast.
|Sweet, Melissa||Brave Girl; Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909||Children/YA||
Picture book story of Clara Lemlich, the young woman who led the largest walkout of women workers in American history. "A Splash of Red; The Life and Art of Horace Pippin" and "Little Red Writing," illustrated by Sweet, were also recently published. Sweet lives in Rockport.
|Balzer + Bray||2013|
|Hogan, Jamie||Here Come the Humpbacks!||Children/YA||
Picture book description of humpback whales and the yearly migration to and from the Caribbean and New England. Illustrations were done in charcoal pencil and pastel by Jamie Hogan of Peaks Island, Maine.
|Smiley, Sarah||Dinner with the Smileys||Non-fiction||
When her husband was deployed overseas, Sarah Smiley of Bangor found a way to fill the empty seat at the family dinner table. She and her three little boys hosted the police chief, a symphony conductor, radio DJs, a zookeeper, Senator Susan Collins and many others.
|King, Owen||Double Feature||Fiction||
King's debut novel is the story of the Dolan family. Son Sam has made his first indie film and father Booth is a B-movie actor. They are challenged by their art and by their relationship to one another. The author is a Maine native, grew up in Bangor, and lives in Brooklyn, NY.
|Jahn-Clough, Lisa||Nothing but Blue||Children/YA||
A teenager is walking through the countryside aware that something awful has happened, but she has no idea what. She recalls almost nothing, not even her name, so she becomes Blue. The author lives part-time in Maine.
Account of a cross-country move,from California to Maine, with 25 rescued golden retrievers. Veteran author Rosenfelt has also recently published Airtight, a thriller. He lives in Damariscotta with his wife and dogs.
|St. Martin's Press||2013|
|Dorey, Annette Vance||"Miss Dr. Lucy" and Maine's Pioneering Female Physicians, 1850s-1920||Non-fiction||
Biographical sketches of over 250 women healers.
|Van Horn Vintage Press||2013|
|Connolly, John||The Wrath of Angels||Fiction||
The wreckage of a plane is discovered deep in the Maine woods and private investigator Charlie Parker is pulled into its mystery. It was never reported missing and no bodies are found, but something powerful and evil survived the crash. The author lives in Portland and Dublin, Ireland.
|Dolma, Kunsang||A Hundred Thousand White Stones; An Ordinary Tibetan's Extraordinary Journey||Non-fiction||
Dolma's memoir of her childhood in Tibet, her work as a refugee nun in India, her immigration to the US, and her brief return to her family's village. She lives with her American husband and two daughters in Brunswick.
|Wight, Tamra||Mystery on Pine Lake: Cooper & Packrat||Children/YA||
Cooper, with the help of his new friend Packrat, is determined to find the person who destroyed a loon nest near his family's campground. The author lives in Poland, Maine, where her family also operates a campground.
|Booraem, Ellen||Texting the Underworld||Children/YA||
When a banshee appears in his bedroom, Conor knows that someone will die. At the moment the banshee is more interested in life at middle school and Conor decides that he must visit the underworld in order to keep his family safe. The author lives in Brooklin.
|Conley, Susan||Paris was the Place||Fiction||
Poetry professor Willie Pears follows her beloved brother and a good friend to Paris for a new beginning. A detention center for refugee girls, a romance, and a serious illness will challenge her ideas about family and home. The author lives in Portland.
John Bekker must find the real killer when his friend, a state prosecutor, is accused of murder. The victim grew up in a Utah orphanage and Bekker discovers that others from the same orphanage have been killed. Sequel to Sunset. Lamanda lives in Gray, Maine.
|Stettner, Larry and Bill Morrison||Cooking for the Common Good||Non-fiction||
Story of the creation of Mount Desert's Common Good Soup Kitchen, a gathering spot operated by donations and volunteer labor. Includes a few of its popular soup and salad recipes.
|North Atlantic Books||2013|
|King, Stephen||Doctor Sleep||Fiction||
King continues the story of Dan Torrance, a young boy introduced in The Shining. Now middle-aged and working in a New Hampshire nursing home, Dan recognizes the shining power in young Abra Stone and must do all he can to protect her from the evil that would overtake her soul.
|Donovan, Gail||The Waffler||Children/YA||
Monty Greene has trouble making decisions, but a young reading buddy and a pet rat help him discover that even a waffler can make the right choice. The author, like Mohnty, is a twin. She lives in Portland.
|Lawrence, Barbara Kent||Islands of Time||Fiction||
Rebecca was 14 in 1958 when she fell in love with Ben Bunker. She was a summer person and he was the son of a fisherman.Two marriages and many years later, Rebecca returns to the Maine island for a chance to understand her past and herself. The author was once a summer person, but now spends as much time as possible on Mount Desert.
|Just Write Books||2013|
|Bryan, Ashley||Can't Scare Me!||Children/YA||
A little boy is not afraid of the many- headed giants until they try to sing. This picture book is based on a trickster tale from the Antilles. Ashley Bryan lives on Islesford.
|Simon and Schuster||2013|
|Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence||"Blessed Boyhood!"||Non-fiction||
Chamberlain's 'early memoir' describes his life from childhood until his departure from Brunswick to join the 20th Maine. With annotations by Thomas Desjardin and David Thomson, this is the first publication of the memoir in its entirety.
|Verde, Tom||Maine Ghosts and Legends||Non-fiction||
Thirty tales, old and new, of encounters with the supernatural. This secound edition includes a new preface and five new chapters.
|Down East Books||2013|
|Wegman, William||Flo & Wendell||Children/YA||
Canine sister and brother like doing things together... sometimes. Wegman created this picture book with gouache on photographs.
|Baker, Nicholson||Traveling Sprinkler||Fiction||
As he approaches his fifty-fifth birthday, Paul Chowder misses his ex-girlfriend and finds no inspiration in his poetry, so he decides to learn songwriting. Chowder was introduced in Baker's 2009 novel, The Anthologist.
|Blue Rider Press||2013|
|Goldsmith, Ellen||Where to Look||Poetry||
The poet lives in Cushing.
|Broad Cove Press||2013|
|Ross, Barbara||Clammed Up||Fiction||
Julia Snowden returns to the Maine coast to help save Snowden Family Clambake Company, but a murder at a catered wedding could put an end to the business. The author is also an innkeeper in Boothbay Harbor.
|Ridley, Kimberly||The Secret Pool||Children/YA||
An introduction to the science and beauty of vernal pools. Author Ridley and illustrator Rebekah Raye live in Maine.
|Voigt, Cynthia||The Book of Lost Things||Children/YA||
Twelve-year-old Max plans to meet his parents aboard the Flower of Kashmir. When he reaches the dock he finds no ship and no parents. Now he must play detective. Book 1 of the Mister Max series. The author lives on Deer Isle.
|Fournier, Paul J.||Birds of a Feather||Non-fiction||
Observations and tales of the wild outdoors. As a Maine guide, bush pilot, journalist, and photographer, the author knew his subjects well. Fournier died in August, 2013, after completing the final edits for this book.
|Sprague, Richard||The Past is a Different Place||Non-fiction||
Selected articles from Maine Line, the bi-monthly publication for Bangor & Aroostook Railroad employees. The author is a Mainer who had a 39 year career as a public relations officer with the rail line.
|Furbish-Roberts Printing Company||2012|
|Dauphinee, Denis||Stoneflies & Turtleheads: A Maine Flyfisher's Misadventures||Non-fiction||
Collection of 19 essays reflecting the joys of flyfishing. The author was born in Bangor, travelled the world as a photographer, and settled in Bradley, Maine, where he writes and fishes.
|North Country Press||2013|
|Preson, Douglas and Lee Child||White Fire||Fiction||
A ski resort in Colorado is the setting for FBI agent Pendergast's latest investigation - one that includes arson, millionaires, dead miners, and a fabled Sherlock Holmes connection. Preston is a part-time resident of Maine.
|Grand Central Publishing||2013|
|Cunnane, Kelly||Deep in the Sahara||Children/YA||
Young Lalla wants to prove that she is ready to wear malafa like her mother and sister. The author lives on Beals Island.
|Schwartz & Wade Books||2013|
|Garber, Elizabeth and Michaell Weymouth||Maine (Island Time )||Non-fiction Poetry||
A collaboration of poet Garber and artist Weymouth in celebration of the islands of Penobscot Bay.
|Indiana, Robert||Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE||Non-fiction||
Reassessment of artist Indiana's career, published on the occasion of the exhibit by the same name which opened at the Whitney Museum of Art in September, 2013. Includes essays, interviews, an illustrated chronology and selected bibliography. Indiana became of resident of Vinalhaven in 1978.
|Whitney Museum of Art||2013|
|Harris Peter||Freeing the Hook||Poetry||Deerbrook Editions||2013|
|Libby, Russell||What You Should Know; A Field Guide to Three Sisters Farm||Poetry||Blcckberry Press||2013|