Maine In Print: Most Recent
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|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|
|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|
|Rielly, Morgan||Neighborhood Heroes: Life Lessons from Maine's Greatest Generation||Non-fiction||
High school student Morgan Reilly set out to interview as many World War II veterans as he could and gather their stories before they were lost. The collection is the result of two years of listening and learning. Reilly recently graduated from Westbrook High School. This is his first book.
|Brett, Jeannie||Wild About Bears||Children/YA||
Picture book describing the world's eight species of bears. Includes a habitat glossary and suggestions for further reading. The author lives in York Harbor, Maine.
|Heinrich, Bernd||The Homing Instinct||Non-fiction||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||2014|
Andy Carpenter's good friend, policeman Pete Stanton, asks Andy to take care of a murder victim's young son and dog. Then he asks Andy to represent him. Pete is a prime suspect in the murder case. Rosenfelt is the author twelve previous Carpenter novels. He lives in Jefferson.
|Blakemore, Megan Frazer||The Spy Catcher's of Maple Hill||Fiction Children/YA||
Hazel and her new friend Samuel are on the case when she hears rumors that a Russian spy is living in Maple Hill. The author is also a librarian. She lives in southern Maine.
|Cooney, Ellen||The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances||Fiction||
Sanctuary is a place of refuge and hope where humans rescue dogs and dogs, in turn, rescue them. The author lives with three dogs in mid-coast Maine.
|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||2014|
|Wixson, Jennifer||The Songbird of Sovereign||Fiction||
Sovereign's beloved music teacher, Miss Hastings, is almost 89 and in poor health. She has been a part of the community for decades, but no one knows about her early life. What is Miss Hastings' story? Part three of The Sovereign Series. The author lives in Troy, Maine.
|Komanecky, Michael, Editor||The Shakers: from Mount Lebanon to the World||Non-fiction||
Published to accompany a major exhibit organized by the Farnsworth Museum, this book presents Shaker life and art through scholarly essays, archival imagery, and commissioned photography. Features the Sabbathday Lake community of New Gloucester.
|Kevin, Brian||The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America||Non-fiction||
The author follows the path of Hunter S. Thompson's 1963 journey, exploring culture, ecology, and politics of the 21st century. Kevin is a contributing editor at Down East.
|Pelletier, Cathie||A Year After Henry||Fiction||
Those who loved Henry, wife, brother, mother, and mistress, deal with their grief, discoveries, and plans for a memorial service in little Bixley, Maine.
|Reeves Sturgis, Brenda||The Lake Where Loon Lives||Children/YA||
"This is the lake where loon lives" begins this rhyming picture book modeled after the House that Jack Built. The author also lives on a Maine lake, while illustrator Brooke Carlton makes her home in the Maine woods.
|Morgan.G.A.||The Fog of Forgetting||Fiction Children/YA||
Ignoring house rules, the Thompson brothers take the family boat out. When fog rolls in they find themselves in another time and place, the ancient island of Ayda. First of The Five Stones Trilogy. The author lives in Portland.
|Keller, Jon||Of Sea and Cloud||Fiction||
After Nicholas Graves is lost at sea, his sons must decide if lobstering is the way of life that they are meant to continue. Author Keller has worked as a lobsterman and clam digger. He lives on the coast of Maine.
|Anderson, C B||River Talk||Fiction||
A collection of 17 short stories connected by place - a paper mill community in rural Maine. The author is a sixth generation native of Maine and recipient of numerous prizes, including the Mark Twain Award for short fiction.
|Blunt, Hannah W.||Bernard Langlais at the Colby College Museum of Art||Non-fiction||
Catalogue and essays to accompany the first retrospective exhibition of the works of Langlais, a native son.
|Hennessey, Tom||Leave Some for Seed||Non-fiction||
Essays and illustrations honoring the hunting and fishing traditions of the state by Maine artist and columnist Hennessey.
|Roorbach, Bill||The Remedy for Love||Fiction||
Eric encounters a troubled stranger in the grocery store. With a fierce winter storm on the way he offers her a ride home, and finds that she is squatting in a cabin without heat, water, or electricity. Set in fictional Woodchurch, Maine. The author lives in real western Maine.
|Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill||2014|
|McNair, Wesley||The Lost Child: Ozark Poems||Poetry||
McNair is the current Poet Laureate of Maine.
|David R. Godine||2014|
|Summerhouse, Will||Orion Poe and the Lost Explorer||Children/YA||
Orion lives a quiet life with his grandfather, the keeper of West Quoddy Head lighthouse, but a chance to join an Arctic expedition leads him into a world of mystery and adventure. The author is a native of Caribou.
|Walsh, Liza Gardner||Treasure Hunter's Handbook||Non-fiction Children/YA||
Introduction to geocaching, panning for gold, searching for arrowheads, and more. The author lives in Camden.
|Craig, James A.||American Eagle: the Bold Art& Brash Life of John Haley Bellamy||Non-fiction||
Biography of a master woodcarver of Kittery Point with numerous illustrations of his work.
|Portsmouth Marine Society||2014|
|Miles, Kathryn||Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy||Non-fiction||
Journalist Miles provides an hour by hour account of the hurricane that defied tradition and prediction. She lives in Belfast.
|Martin, Sandy||Paddling Against the Tide||Non-fiction||
The story of the Lincoln Canoe Company through its 57 years of operation. The author participated in the design process that produced lighter and stronger canoes and kayaks and became the company's tenth owner. He sold the business in 2009.
|Fitzhugh, William W. and Wilfred E. Richard||Maine to Greenland: Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast||Non-fiction||
History, habitat, and culture of the Northeast Atlantic Corridor, illustrated with 350 color photographs. Fitzhugh and Richard have explored this region for more than thirty years.Photographer Richard is based in Maine and is a Registered Maine Guide.
|Little, Carl||William Irvine: A Painter's Journey||Non-fiction||
Art and life of the Scottish-born artist who has made his home in Maine since 1968.
|Marshall Wilkes, Inc.||2014|
|Kent, Crystal Ward||Harvest Maine||Non-fiction||
Maine's fall foliage, feasts, fairs, and traditions. The author is a Maine native who lives in Fort Kent.
The lives of a young boy and a charismatic minister cross in a small Maine town. After years of separation the two meet again, renewing a bond that can only lead to darkness.
|Danby, George||The Essential George Danby||Non-fiction||
Retrospective of editorial cartoons by the Bangor Daily News artist. He has drawn over 25,000 cartoons and his work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, and more.
|Yarrow, Peter, Noel Paul Stookey, and Mary Travers||Peter Paul and Mary: Fifty Years in Music and Life||Non-fiction||
Story of the trio's fifty year collaboration. Includes numerous historic photographs that reflect the deep connection between their music and America in a time of social and political activism. Noel Paul Stookey has lived in Blue Hill for decades.
|Flora, Kate||And Grant You Peace||Fiction||
Maine detective Joe Burgess investigates the death of a baby in a burning mosque. An uncooperative immigrant community, a motorcycle gang, and threats to his own family complicate the search for answers. Fourth in the Burgess mystery series.
|Ford, Richard||Let Me Be Frank With You||Fiction||
Four linked stories narrated by Frank Bascombe, now approaching seventy. Living in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. the protagonist of The Sportswriter, Independence Day and The Lay of the Land continues to think about marriage, loss, race, faith, and how we live. Richard Ford lives in Boothbay.
|Berry, Crash||Marijuana Valley||Non-fiction||
Narrative non-fiction about a group of people involved with a marijuana crop on a western Maine farm in the summer of 2010. The author raises pigs in western Maine.
|Reilly, Robert||Life in Prison: Eight Hours at a Time||Non-fiction||
Reilly left "the madness of the music business and entered the insanity of the U.S. prison system." His memoir recounts his time as a prison guard in Pennsylvania and Maine. He lives in Hope, Maine.
|The Telling Room||Illumination: A Young People's Encyclopedia of Wonder in Stories and Poems||Non-fiction Children/YA||
Literary encyclopedia with entries created by forty-five young authors. Subjects include saltwater taffy, bare feet, slides, and fog. The Telling Room is a nonprofit writing center in Portland, Maine.
|The Telling Room||2014|
|Brown-Wood, JaNay||Imani's Moon||Fiction Children/YA||
Inspired by her mother's stories of Olaps, goddess of the moon, little Imani dreams of reaching the moon herself. Illustrator Hazel Mitchell lives in Detroit, Maine.
|Hildebrandt, Leonore||The Next Unknown||Poetry||Pecan Grove Press||2014|
|Smith, Glenna Johnson||Return of Old Maine Woman||Non-fiction||
Collection of essays on growing up and growing old. Johnson was born in Asheville, Maine, in 1920. She currently lives in Presque Isle.