Maine In Print: Most Recent
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|Higgins, Ryan T.||Bruce's Big Fun Day||Fiction Children/YA||
Big bear Bruce is grumpy on the day that was planned for big fun in this beginning reader. Writer/illustrator Higgins lives in southern Maine.
|McKenna, James||One Day in One Town||Poetry||Moon Pie Press||2019|
|Moore, Thomas R.||Red Stone Fragments||Poetry||Moon Pie Press||2019|
|Boyle, Gerry||Random Act||Fiction||
Reporter Jack McMorrow goes to the hardware store and happens upon a man with a bloody hatchet standing over a dead body. This is the 12th book of the McMorrow series. The author is a former newspaper reporter who lives in Central Maine.
|Chamberlin, Holly||A Wedding on the Beach||Fiction||
A summer wedding and a college reunion on a Kennebunkport beach hold the promise of a perfect gathering. What could go wrong? The author lives in Portland.
|Doiron, Paul||Almost Midnight||Fiction||
Maine Warden Mike Bowditch investigates an attack on a mysterious female prison guard and an attack on one of the last wild wolves in state. Is there a dangerous connection?
|Russo, Richard||Chances Are||Fiction||
Four college friends, now in their sixties, gather on Martha's Vineyard and reflect on their relationship and a mystery that began at a similar gathering years earlier. Russo is a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Portland.
|Alfred A. Knopf||2019|
|Rosenfelt, David||Bark of Night||Fiction||
Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter and his vet agree to rescue a healthy French bulldog that was dropped off to be euthanized. Then Andy learns that the dog's chip reveals that the owner has been murdered. Once again Andy is on the case. David Rosenfelt and his rescued dogs live in Maine.
|Wheeler, Lisa and Van Dusen, Chris||Even Monsters Go to School||Fiction Children/YA||
Picture book imagines a school day for aliens, trolls, dragons, giants and more. Illustrator Van Dusen lives in midcoast Maine.
|Balzer + Bray||2019|
|Butler, Shannon, ed.||All is Calm: A Maine Christmas Reader||Non-fiction Fiction Poetry||
Anthology of essays, stories and poetry from the mid-nineteenth century through today. Editor Shannon Butler grew up in Caribou and lives in Kennebunk.
|Kestenbaum, Stuart||How to Start Over: poems||Poetry||
Collection by the Maine Poet Laureate
|Tibbetts, Elizabeth||Say What You Can||Poetry||
The poet is a Maine native who lives in Hope.
|Locke, Carolyn||The Riddle of Yes||Poetry||Maine Authors Publishing||2019|
|Moore, Jacqueline||Chasing the Grass||Poetry||
Includes an interview with Moore who is in her nineties.
|Kilgore, Peter||Quarry: The Collected Poems of Peter Kilgore||Poetry||
Kilgore was a Maine native who spent most of his life in Falmouth and Portland. From the 1970s until his death in 1992 his poetry appeared in literary magazines and small press publications.
|North Country Press||2019|
|North by Northeast||Fiction||
Anthology of thirteen stories by contemporary Maine and New England writers.
|Hodgkins, Fran||Hex: The Apprentice||Fiction Children/YA||
Robin has always known her Gram was an artist. Now she learns that Gram is also a "hex master" and wants Robin to carry on the tradition. Fran Hodgkins lives on the Maine coast.
|Hand, Elizabeth||Curious Toys||Fiction||
In the summer of 1915 a killer lurks at Chicago's Riverview amusement park, but the visitors to the midway have no idea. Fourteen-year-old Pin is determined to find the murderer in this historical mystery. Hand lives in Maine and North London.
|Mulholland Books/ Little Brown||2019|
|Gerritsen, Tess||The Shape of Night||Fiction||
Ava Collette rents an old mansion in a remote Maine village. She does not know that every woman who has lived in Brodie's Watch has also died there. The author lives on the Maine coast.
|Rosenfelt, David||Dachshund Through the Snow||Fiction||
In an effort to make a Christmas wish come true Andy Carpenter is in search of a little boy's father. This dad does not want to be found; he is on the run after being arrested for murder. Book 20 in the mystery series. The author lives in Maine.
|King, Stephen||The Institute||Fiction||
Luke is taken from his home in the middle of the night. He wakes up at The Institute in a room that looks like his own except it has no window. He soon learns that no child with extranormal gifts has ever escaped The Institute.
Picture book story of a little reindeer whose wish to see the North Star leads her family to pull Santa's sleigh! Matt Tavares lives in Ogunquit.
|Plourde, Lynn||If I Could Give You Christmas||Children/YA||
Animals think about gifts for Christmas - the freshest, pointiest, piney-est tree, whaffs and whiffs of gingerbread and cocoa, and gliding, snow-white sliding in this picture book by Winthrop author Lynn Plourde.
|Van Dusen, Chris||If I Built a School||Children/YA||
Jack describes his vision for a school - a place with books that come alive, skydiving tunnels, field trips to Mars and definitely puppies. Van Dusen lives on the coast of Maine
|Philbrick, Rodman||Wildfire||Fiction Children/YA||
Sam is at summer camp when a Maine wildfire forces evacuation. He turns back to get his phone and finds himself separated from the others and disoriented. In the midst of encroaching flames he comes upon another camper and together they must run for their lives.
|Blue Sky Press||2019|
|Scott, Darcy||Ragged Island||Fiction||
Maine botanist Gil Hodges returns to Matinicus to face the consequences of a deal made with a killer years ago. Third in the Island Mystery Series. The author is a live-aboard sailor who summers in Maine. Criehaven is the inspiration for Ragged Island.
|Turtle Pond Press||2019|
|Souza, Joseph||Pray for the Girl||Fiction||
Lucy Abbott returns to her hometown of Fawn Grove, Maine, for respite, but the community is no safehaven. A young Muslim girl is found murdered along the riverbank and another teenager is found dead in a cornfield. The author lives in Portland.
|Hill, Joe||Full Throttle||Fiction||
Collection of thirteen tales of supernatural suspense by the son of Stephen and Tabitha King. The introduction by the author describes his lifelong relationship with stories.
|Strout, Elizabeth||Olive, Again||Fiction||
The author continues the story of retired teacher Olive Kitteridge as she moves through the next decade of her life in Crosby, Maine. Elizabeth Strout grew up in Maine and won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Olive Kitteridge.
|Connolly, John||A Book of Bones||Fiction||
This supernatural thriller continues the series featuring a Portland investigator. Charlie Parker tracks his nemesis, a killer believed to be responsible for recent deaths in the UK.
|Emily Bestler Books, Atria||2019|