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The Dead of Winter
Having been born in Maine, lived in exile reading about Maine for many years, and moved back here a few years ago, I thought I'd have some trouble fin ...more
Aug 25, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
The Poacher's Son (Mike Bowditch, #1)
Some months ago I won a copy of Paul Doiron's second novel, Trespasser in a drawing. I put it on the shelf, though, because I like to start a series a ...more
Dec 29, 2011
Jan 23, 2012
I listened to Maine rather than read it because there were over 300 holds on 34 copies in our ILL system, but I just happened to see the audiobook on ...more
Oct 19, 2011
Oct 19, 2011
Twas the Night
This was a discounted Kindle book that I picked up for a fast, fun seasonal read. It's a romance novel which, while written by women, is told largely ...more
Dec 08, 2014
Dec 03, 2014
Scone Cold Dead (A Liss MacCrimmon Mystery #2)
The second in Kaitlyn Dunnett's Liss MacCrimmon series was very enjoyable, even better than the first. Liss, formerly a professional Scottish dancer, ...more
Jun 15, 2009
Jun 09, 2009
The Book of Old Houses (Home Repair is Homicide, #11)
Some time ago, after the first couple of books in Sarah Graves's series about Jacobia Tiptree, someone (the publisher?) decided to subtitle them "Home ...more
Oct 26, 2009
Oct 17, 2009
A Face at the Window (Home Repair is Homicide, #12)
I'm not being totally fair in giving this book only three stars. It certainly held my interest, and the change from Graves' previous practice of telli ...more
Nov 17, 2009
Oct 31, 2009
The Body in the Kelp (Faith Fairchild, #2)
Faith Fairchild, whose idea of a summer vacation is a trip to the Hamptons, isn't sure she likes the idea of rusticating on an island in Penobscot Bay ...more
Mar 21, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
I've finally done it -- I've read a Stephen King book all the way through. A time travel story can always draw me in, and this one had the novelty of ...more
Jul 12, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
Here If You Need Me: A True Story
Kate Braestrup has written a fine memoir of her path to becoming the Chaplain of the Maine State Warden Service (the game wardens). A Unitarian Univer ...more
Mar 29, 2008
Mar 14, 2008
Blueberries for Sal
Classic story of summer in Maine, this is one of the books I frequently give as a baby gift. I never get tired of the story or McCloskey's wonderful p ...more
Jan 1978
Mar 11, 2014
Burt Dow, Deep-Water Man
Although I dearly love McCloskey's illustrations for Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, and Make Way for Ducklings, sometimes kids need color, ...more
Jan 1977
Mar 11, 2014
Abide with Me
One of the best books I read in 2007. A small-town Congregational minister in 1950s Maine deals with the death of his wife, who was not really a very ...more
Feb 2007
Jan 03, 2008
Kilt Dead (A Liss MacCrimmon Mystery #1)
Enjoyable first in a planned series, featuring a Scottish dancer with knee problems who returns to her hometown in the western mountains of Maine to h ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 20, 2008
Nail Biter (Home Repair is Homicide Mystery, Book 9)
Set in Eastport, Maine, this is the latest (at the time) in a series about a former financial wizard who restores an old house and solves crimes in a ...more
Jan 2007
Jan 03, 2008
Chosen for Death (Thea Kozak, #1)
First in a series featuring amateur sleuth Thea Kozak,a private school consultant who keeps getting involved in murder. In this one, it's her adopted ...more
Dec 2007
Jan 20, 2008
Exploring Maine On Country Roads And Byways
Although the prices and a few other things are outdated now, this is still a good guidebook for exploring Maine.
Jan 1994
Jan 03, 2008
Murder With Puffins (Meg Langslow, #2)
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Jun 02, 2012
Charlotte's Web
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Apr 03, 2013
The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean
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Oct 15, 2011
The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island
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Oct 05, 2011
The remembrances of Marietta Lufford
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Jan 03, 2008
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