We've been busy this summer producing many new books. Here are just a few that have debuted:
John Bird - Rockland, Maine's Tidal Turn, stories of local heroes who helped renew a coastal community.
John Bradford - The 1607 Popham Colony's Pinnace VIRGINIA, Maine's First Ship, features an in-context design for reconstructing VIRGINIA for those interested in the history and skills that made it happen.
Benjamin Brill - Words Across a Wire, poetry about pre-dawn chaos and the dark socialization of Hollywood.
Barbara Buza - The Twelve Days of Christmas as Scene in Maine, a beautiful picture book that presents the classic Christmas carol with a Maine flair.
Marnie Crowell, Ann Flewelling - Shorelines, view of Deer Isle, Maine, images and poems.
Bruce Davis - Ramblings on Deer Hunting and other Outdoor Misadventures in Maine and Beyond, short stories based on actual happenings in the Maine woods and other areas.
Christopher Fahy - Branching Out, 15 years of Tenants Harbor Poetry Readings
George Grimes - Water Under the Keel, a lifetime of adventures and experiences upon and around the sea.
Jack Kennedy - Matchbox: Collected Poems 1998-2010
Jean Ann Pollard - The New Maine Cooking previously published by Downeast Books and back by popular design is a collection of 280 recipes offering tasty and nutritious excitement.
Peter Richardson - Journey Beyond God describes the complex situation of religion today and draws out a proposal for Humanist Naturalist religion going forward. (www.redbarnrockland.com)
George Rosol - This Island Life, musings about the doings and un-doings of fellow Peak islanders and the antics of summer dwellers and day trippers.
Sharon Stedman - Being Now, thought provoking collection of 35 beautifully paired words and fine art photographs by Audra Medunitza Welton.
Howard Waxman - Venceremos, Vietnam War hero turned deserter, has fled to a commune in Canada. Aching to get back home he gets his shot at redemption in the form of a Faustian bargain: He can have a full pardon if he'll go to Cuba and assassinate an American radical (www.venceremosthenovel.com); also on Kindle.
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