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|
|Standish, Marjorie||Cooking Maine Style||Non-fiction||
Food historian Sandra Oliver collected the very best recipes from the Standish cookbooks and offers notes and anecdotes that connect Mrs. Standish to "now cookery." Oliver lives on Islesboro.
|Davis, Joshua, Bruno Tropeano and Cynthia F. Simonds||Gelato Fiasco: recipes and stories from America's best gelato makers||Non-fiction||
The creators of Gelato Fiasco tell the story of how the Italian treat came to Maine. Includes 100 recipes from the GF vault for making gelato at home. The authors live in mid-coast Maine.
|Dowd, Mary, M.D.||The Heroin Diaries: little stories to understand why: a book of poems||Poetry||The Permanente Press||2018|
|Robbins, Judith||The Bookbinder's Wife: and more poems from the North End||Poetry||North Country Press||2018|
|Hildebrandt, Leonore||Where You Happen to Be: Poems||Poetry||Deerbrook Editions||2018|
|Omlor, Elizabeth Stevens||Walk Your Dog||Children/YA||
A little girl spends a day taking care of her dog. Watercolor and colored pencil illustrations by Neesa Hudson who lives on the Maine coast.
|O'Brien, Anne Sibley||Someone New||Children/YA||
There are new kids from foreign places at school. Who will try to be a friend? Author illustrator O'Brien understands the challenges. She moved to New England from South Korea when she was seven and now lives in the Portland area.
|Hunter, Anne||Possum and the Summer Storm||Children/YA||
Forest friends help the possum family create a new home after their brush pile is swept away in a storm. The illustrations were done in watercolor and ink. The writer artist is a Maine native.
|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||2018|
|Higgins, Ryan T.||We Don't Eat Our Classmates||Children/YA||
Little T Rex Penelope has trouble making friends at school. They are just so delicious! The author, who has never eaten classmates, lives in southern Maine.
A truck delivering rescue dogs arrives in New Jersey, but the driver has been murdered. Andy Carpenter wants to help the dogs, but must reluctantly take the case when his wife's ex-husband is accused of the crime. The author and his many rescue dogs live in Maine.
|Doiron, Paul||Stay Hidden||Fiction||
Mike Bowditch is investigating a death on Maquoit Island. When the weekly ferry arrives the woman believed to have been shot by a local hunter is one of the passengers. This is the ninth Bowditch mystery by Maine native Doiron.
|Voigt, Cynthia||Toaff's Way||Children/YA||
Toaff is a young squirrel looking for answers beyond his pine tree boundary. This is the story of his year in the wider world. Cynthia Voigt lives on a Maine island.
|Alfred A. Knopf||2018|
|Potter, Ellen||Big Foot and Little Feet||Children/YA||
A young Sasquatch named Hugo wants to meet a human. A young boy named Boone wants to meet any mysterious creature. Both are destined for friendship and adventure. First of new chapter book series.
|Falatko, Julie||Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School||Children/YA||
Waldo and Sassy dress themselves in a coat to search for their boy Stewart. Why would he go to a scary place called school? The author lives in Maine with two dogs named Cosmo and Marlo.
|Ford, Elaine||This Time Might Be Different: Stories of Maine||Fiction||
Collection of fifteen short stories involving characters who must make difficult choices. Ford taught creative writing and literature at the University of Maine. She lived and wrote in Millbridge, Bangor and Harpswell.
|Greenlaw, Linda||Bimini Twist||Fiction||
Jane Bunker takes on a missing person case when a foreign exchange student working at the Bar Harbor Inn disappears. Linda Greenlaw is a bestselling author and a lobster boat captain from Isle au Haut.
|Ryan, Jeffrey H.||Blazing Ahead: Benton Mackaye, Myron Avery, and the Rivalry that Built the Appalachian Trail||Non-fiction||
Ryan traces the development of the Appalachian Trail through the lives of "the dreamer and the doer." Myron Avery, the doer, was a Lubec native who made certain the trail extended to Katahdin. Author Jeff Ryan and a childhood friend hiked the entire AT over two decades.
|Appalachian Mountain Club Books||2017|
|Wrobel, Anna Bat-Chai||The Arrangement of Things||Poetry||Moon Pie Press||2018|
|Rand, Beth||1 2 3 Gulls||Children/YA||
Rhyming counting book featuring gulls on the beach in winter. Companion to A B C Gulls. The author lives on Peaks Island.
A local hotel in Moosetookalook attracts angry protesters when it offers a Thanksgiving special to those who want to get away from family. The mob's organizer is murdered and the police suspect Liss's family. Twelfth in the Liss MacCrimmon Scottish Mystery series.
|Stevens, Roger L., Jr.||Why Love a Puffin?||Children/YA||
Over fifty color photographs of puffins at Machias Seal Island accompany a rhyming story. Stevens lives in Lincoln, Maine.
|Maine Focus Photography||2018|
King returns to Castle Rock with the story of a man with a mysterious illness, the struggles of a lesbian couple, and the unlikely alliances formed in this small community as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches. The author lives in Bangor.
|D'Avanzo, Charlene||Secrets Haunt the Lobsters' Sea||Fiction||
Lobsterman Buddy Crawford's body is found beneath his aquaculture raft near Macomek Island. When her cousin Gordy becomes a suspect marine biologist Mara Tusconi steps in to help. Author D'Avanzo is also a marine biologist. She lives in Yarmouth.
|Maine Authors Publishing||2018|
|Milliken, Maureen||Bad News Travels Fast||Fiction||
Newspaper editor and sleuth Bernie O'Dea searches for answers after an AT hiker is found dead and the local police chief disappears in the woods of northwestern Maine. Third in the series. The author is a journalist who lives in central Maine.
|S&H Publishing, Inc.||2018|
Fifth-grader Finch digs up a note in the class garden. The only word on the paper is Help. Finch is determined to do just that, but first he must find the notewriter. the author lives in Portland.
|Jacobson, Jennifer||The Dollar Kids||Children/YA||
Lowen persuades his family to move to a former mill town that is giving away homes for one dollar. Perhaps this is a way to escape terrible memories and to give his mom a chance to start her own business. The author lives in Cumberland, Maine.
|Souza, Joseph||The Neighbor||Fiction||
Leah and Clay move to Maine to start a brewery and a new life for their family. Leah's initial curiosity about the couple next door turns into dangerous obsession. The author lives in Portland.
|Tucker, Jeniferlee Pace||Cinnamon Birds||Children/YA||
Selby is spending the summer on Seskip Island and worrying about entering middle school. An unlikely friendship with a neighbor and the island's endangered Veery birds change Selby's outlook. The author lives in Maine. This is her first book.
|North Country Press||2018|
|Matthews, Pam||Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby, Champion of Maine||Children/YA||
Picture book biography of angler, hunter, journalist and first Maine Guide Cornelia Crosby. The author is a Phillips resident and the illustrator lives in Portland.