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|
|Little, David||Art of Katahdin||Non-fiction||
Artist David Little explores the artistic tradition inspired by Maine's grand mountain. Includes over 200 images of art from the early 19th century until the present.
|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|
|Grohman, Joann S.||Keeping a Family Cow||Non-fiction||
Originally published in 1975 as the TheCow Economy, this classic manual for raising a family milk cow has been updated and revised to incorporate new information on the raw milk debate, cow emergencies, and everyday chores. The author has more than 80 years of experience with Jersey cows. She lives on a farm in Carthage.
|Chelsea Green Publishing||2013|
|Witherell, James L.||Ed Muskie: Made in Maine: the Early Years,1914-1960||Non-fiction||
Biography of the Maine native from his childhood in Rumford to his election as the state's first Democratic U.S. senator. The author is also a Rumford native, who currently lives in Lewiston.
|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.
|Lord, Cynthia||Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania!||Children/YA||
In the third book about Hot Rod, the little hamster and his friends are at the fair in search of the best ride. Hot Rod is also featured in a new early reader series, beginning with Hot Rod Hamster and the Wacky Whatever Race! Cynthia Lord lives in Brunswick.
|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.
|Pelletier, Cathie||The Summer Experiment||Children/YA||
Roberta wants to win the State Science Fair. What if the lights appearing in the sky above Allagash are evidence of aliens? What if she found proof? Cathie Pelletier also lives under the Allagash sky. This is her first novel for young readers.
|Gibbons, Gail||It's Raining!||Children/YA||
Gibbons explains the formation and effects of rain. She divides her time between a farmhouse in Vermont and a cottage on Matinicus.
|Jahn-Clough, Lisa||Petal and Poppy||Children/YA||
An elephant and a rhino are best friends even if they do not always agree. First in a series of beginning readers, followed by Petal and Poppy and the Penguin. The author is a summer resident of Portland.
|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||2014|
|King, Stephen||Mr. Mercedes||Fiction||
Eight people are killed when a Mercedes plows into an unemployment line. The driver escapes, and the unsolved crime haunts ex-cop Bill Hodges. When it becomes clear that the killer is on a much bigger mission, Hodges must find him. This is the author's first "hard boiled detective tale" and the first volume of a projected trilogy.
|Lord, Cynthia||Half a Chance||Children/YA||
Lucy's dad is a famous photographer. When the family moves to rural New Hampshire, Lucy spends the summer taking pictures for a contest. Perhaps she has an "eye" of her own. The Newbery Honor author lives in Brunswick.
|Rosenfelt, David||Without Warning||Fiction||
A hurricane unearths a time capsule in Wilton, Maine and the residents are shocked by the predictions it contains. Past murders may not really be solved and those to come might be prevented. The author lives in Jefferson, Maine.
|Ross, Barbara||Boiled Over||Fiction||
Caleb Stone, new employee of Julia's Family Clambake Company flees the scene of a murder and becomes the likely suspect. Julia begins her own investigation to save Caleb and her business. The author lives in Boothbay Harbor.
|Kaufman, Sashi||The Other Way Around||Children/YA||
A disastrous Thanksgiving sends Andrew packing. Instead of taking the Greyhound to visit his grandmother, he meets five teen Freegans and boards their VW camper. The author is a middle-school teacher and lives in Portland.
|Rubin, Susan Goldman||Everybody Paints!||Non-fiction Children/YA||
A look at the art and life of three generations - N.C., Andrew, and Jamie Wyeth.
|Shettleworth, Earle G.||The Blaine House||Non-fiction||
Over 180 photographs present the history of the mansion that has been home to 20 governors since 1920. Includes chapters on first ladies and first families.
|Heinrich, Bernd||The Homing Instinct||Non-fiction||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||2014|
|Voulgaris, Nick||Hinckley Yachts: An American Icon||Non-fiction||
The first history of the Hinckley Company, of Southwest Harbor, founded in 1928. Includes historic photograhs and drawings from the company archives.
|Kestenbaum, Stuart||Only Now||Poetry||
Kestenbaum is director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. He lives in Deer Isle.
|Deer brook Editions||2014|
|Smith, Mac||Mainers on the Titanic||Non-fiction||
Stories of passengers with ties to Maine, both casualties and survivors. Smith lives in Stockton Springs. This is his first book.
|Hawkes, Kevin||Remy and Lulu||Children/YA||
A French artist with poor eyesight befriends a little dog who is also a gifted painter in this picture book about creativity and the eyes of beholders. Author/illustrator Hawkes lives in Maine.
|Bryan, Ashley||Ashley Bryan's Puppets: Making Something from Everything||Non-fiction Children/YA||
An introduction to creations made from bones, sea glass, driftwood, and other cast off bits. Each one is accompanied by a poem. Ashley Bryan makes his puppets on Islesford.
|Atheneum Books for Young Readers||2014|
|Preston, Douglas||The Kraken Project||Fiction||
CIA agent Wiley Ford must track down a powerful artificial intelligence that has vanished into the internet. The AI,"Dorothy" was created to accompany a NASA probe to Mars, but is now a threat to life on Earth. Preston lives in Round Pond, Maine.
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.
|Doiron, Paul||The Bone Orchard||Fiction||
Mike Bowditch leaves the Maine Warden Service to spend his days as a fishing guide, but the death of a disturbed veteran and the shooting of a fellow warden change his plans. Doiron is a Maine native, Editor Emeritus of Down East, and a Registered Maine Guide.
|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.
|Lamanda, Al||First Light||Fiction||
A dying physician hires PI Bekker to find the daughter he gave up for adoption years ago. The trail leads the detective to DC, where the young woman is listed as a missing person. Lamanda lives along Sebago Lake.
|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.
|Gilley, Jan||Light on Jib Island||Fiction Children/YA||
When her mother goes to the mainland to await the birth of another child, twelve-year-old Elizabeth has new responsibilities for her lighthouse family. The author lives in Camden.
|Cannell, Doothy||Murder at Mullings||Fiction||
Florence,longtime housekeepser at the ancestral home of the Stodmarsh family, believes the death of Lady Stodmarsh is suspicious, and soon fears the Lord's new wife and her strange ornamental "hermit." Cannell lives on the Maine coast.
|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.
|Wait, Lea||Shadows on a Maine Christmas||Fiction||
Antique dealer Maggie Summer has important decisions to make over the holidays, but Christmas in Waymouth, Maine, is complicated by blackmail and murder. Seventh in the "Shadows" mystery series. The author is also an antique print dealer. She lives in Edgecomb, Maine
|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.
|Buzzeo, Toni||My Bibi Always Remembers||Children/YA||
A little elephant wants to be like her grandmother who always knows the way. Picture book includes a description of elepant society. The author is a part-time resident of Buxton, 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.