Maine In Print: Most Recent
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|Nelson, James L.||The French Prize||Fiction||
In 1797 Jack Biddlecomb is the first-time captain of the merchant vessel Abigail. The voyage from Philadelphia to Barbados should be routine, but the French are targeting American merchantmen and the crew is not prepared for naval war. The author lives in Harpswell.
|Thomas Dunne Books/ St.Martin's Press||2015|
|Lannin, Joanne||Finding a Way to Play: The Pioneering Spirit of Women in Basketball||Non-fiction||
Stories of women who found a way to play over the last 125 years. The author was a sports and feature writer for the Maine Sunday Telegram for 22 years and still finds her own place on the court.
|Potter, Ellen||Piper Green and the Fairy Tree||Fiction Children/YA||
Piper's class is taking a pretend trip to China, but when Piper is chosen to be the flight attendant she has no idea what to do. Could the Fairy Tree help? Fourth in the chapter book series set on a Maine island.
|Alfred A. Knopf/Yearling||2017|
|Ball, Amy||One Goal||Non-fiction||
Story of the Lewiston High School soccer team that united Somali refugees and tenth generation Mainers in pursuit of the state championship. Amy Bass is a graduate of Bates College.
|Ogintz, Eileen||The Kid's Guide to Maine||Non-fiction Children/YA||
This planner for tourists and local kids is full of fun facts and ideas about where to go, what to eat, and what to see in Maine.
|Rooks, Douglas||Rise, Decline and Renewal: the Democratic Party in Maine||Non-fiction||
History of the Maine Democratic Party since the election of Governor Ed Muskie in 1954. The author was an editor for the Kennebec Journal and Maine Times.
|Brechlin, Earl||Return to Moose River||Non-fiction||
Collection of essays recounting the author's annual canoe trip to the North Maine Woods with a group of friends. The author is a Registered Maine Guide, journalist and photographer. He lives on Mt. Desert.
|Tselikis, Jim and Sabin Lomac||Cousins Maine Lobster: How One Food Truck Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business||Non-fiction||
Two cousins offer encouragement and practical advice to new entrepreneurs by sharing their success story. In three years a single food truck grew into a nationwide fleet of trucks, an online-delivery service and restaurants. The authors are Maine natives.
|St .Martins Press||2018|
|Graves, Sarah||Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake||Fiction||
Jacobia Tiptree and her friend Ellie plan to open a waterfront bakery in Eastport just in time for the 4th of July weekend. When the health inspector is found dead in the kitchen of The Chocolate Moose, all baking is off.
|Steele, Lisa||Let's Hatch Chicks!||Non-fiction Children/YA||
Follow Violet the chicken as she lays eggs and cares for for her chicks until they are grown. Glossary included. The real Violet lives with the author. a fifth generation chicken keeper, on a farm in Maine.
|French, Gillian||The Lies They Tell||Fiction Children/YA||
A tragic fire at the Garrison estate leaves Pearl's father disgraced and unemployed. Pearl befriends the surviving son of the family and learns that his world of privilege is full of dangerous lies. The author is a Maine native and lives in Hermon.
|Hurt, Sandy Shapiro||Sylvia Rose and the Cherry Tree||Fiction Children/YA||
Sylvia Rose enlists her forest animal friends to help her uproot a cherry tree that dreams of seeing great wide world. This is the author's first children's book. She lives in Maine.
|Bryan, Ashley, illustrator||I am Loved||Poetry Children/YA||
Nikki Giovanni poems selected and illustrated by Ashley Bryan of Islesford.
|Atheneum Books for Young Readers||2018|
|Magras, Diane||The Mad Wolf's Daughter||Fiction Children/YA||
In 13th century Scotland twelve-year-old Drest sets off to rescue her father and brothers from invading knights. She finds aid in unexpected places, but a bandit is close behind. The author grew up on Mount Desert. This is her debut novel.
|Kathy Dawson Books/ Penguin Random House||2018|
|Heinrich, Bernd||A Naturalist at Large||Non-fiction||
Heinrich selected essays written over several decades "that depict the interconnectedness of all of life." He is Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Vermont and lives in the woods of western Maine.
|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||2018|
|White, Christopher||The Last Lobster: boom or Bust for Maine's Greatest Fishery?||Non-fiction||
After spending a year with three captains from Stonington, White examines the current state of the lobster industry and the possible consequences of the changing climate.
|St. Martin's Press||2018|
|Hardacker, Vaughn C.||Wendigo||Fiction||
John Bear thought that the Wendigo was an evil spirit found only in scary tales. A butchered body surrounded my enormous footprints triggers fear that the Wendigo is not a legend. The author lives in Stockholm.
|Cass, Richard J.||In Solo Time||Fiction||
Elder Darrow buys a seedy Boston bar with a dream of making it a jazz nightclub. All plans are off when a local guitar player is found stabbed to death on the small stage of the bar. This is the prequel to Solo Act. The author lives in Cape Elizabeth.
|Dunnett, Kaitlyn||Crime & Punctuation||Fiction||
A freelance editor returns to her childhood home for retirement, but the little Catskill village has changed. Mikki Lincoln is editing a murder mystery for a local author who dies just like the victim in the manuscript. Is Mikki next? Dunnett lives in the mountains of western Maine.
|Bouwsma, Julia||Work by Bloodlight||Poetry||
The poet is is also the Director of the Webster Library in Kingfield, Maine
|Cider Press Review||2017|