Welcome to the latest newsletter highlighting new Maine-related titles recently added to the collection of the Maine State Library. Remember, if a title you want is already checked out, you can try borrowing from another library using the "Request" button in URSUS or try MaineCat.
Inheriting her late grandmother's home-based Italian cooking school in Maine, broken-hearted and inexperienced Holly Maguire takes up her grandmother's recipe book and struggles on with four remaining students who harbor their own private challenges.
The report looks at what Maine can do, over the next 10 years, to replace its overlapping and sometimes inefficient government with new, more modern and more streamlined structures and operations, and to free up resources for critical investments in tomorrow's prosperity.
The Tragedy of the Royal Tar: Maine's 1836 Circus Steamboat Disaster - Mark Warner
On October 25, 1836 the sidewheel steamboat Royal Tar, transporting a circus from the Canadian Maritimes to Boston, sank off the coast of Vinalhaven, killing 32 passengers and all of the circus animals on board. This book explores the events leading up to the disaster.
Home, Garden and DIY
Chanterelle dreams, amanita nightmares : the love, lore, and mystique of mushrooms - Greg A. Marley
Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub. Check Library CatalogPub Date: 09/09/2010
MAINE AUTHOR. MAINE SUBJECT.
Marley is an amateur mycologist who leads public walks, lectures and classes on wild and medicinal mushrooms. In his latest book, he takes the reader on one of his tours, revealing the wild and wonderful (sometimes scary and dangerous) world of wild mushrooms.
A life in balance : healthy recipes from Maine - Meg Wolff
Publisher: Down East Check Library CatalogPub Date: 12/16/2010
Author Meg Wolff changed her eating habits when struggling through her second bout with cancer. The ideas and recipes in this book come out of what she learned -- that what we eat has a "huge, direct impact on our health."
Following the complete destruction of Gilead, the six pillars of reality holding all of existence together begin to crumble, and Roland Deschain and his beleagured ka-tet must stop the Crimson King from returning the world to chaos. GRAPHIC NOVEL.
The Dark Tower : fall of Gilead - Robin Furth, Peter (Peter Allen) David, Richard Isanove and Stephen King
A volume of four previously unpublished short works includes "1922," in which a man explores his dark nature; "Big Driver," in which a writer confronts a stranger; "Fair Extension," in which a cancer patient makes a deal with the devil; and "A Good Marriage," in which a woman makes a horrifying discovery about her husband.
Collects two stories, each by one of the authors, in a graphic novel that includes Stephen King's western tale about a sun-powered vampire with rattlesnake fangs and Scott Snyder's story about a female vampire who is seeking revenge against the European bloodsuckers who tortured and abused her.
Guaranteed Success for Grade School: 50 Easy Things You Can Do Today! - Marrae Kimball
Written by a Norway, ME fifth-grader, the goal of this book is to help children navigate the sometimes difficult world of grade school. Written in a list format, it consists of 50 easy, helpful ideas that any child can implement.
Guaranteed Success for Kindergarten: 50 Easy Things You Can Do Today! - Marrae Kimball
Written by a Norway, ME sixth grader, this guide is written for young children trying to learn to navigate the confusing world of kindergarten. Written in a list format, it includes ideas and concepts easily understood and able to be implemented by any young student.
Henry Knox : bookseller, soldier, patriot - Anita Silvey and Wendell Minor
The dramatic story of Henry Knox's achievements in a little known episode of the American Revolution recounts how, despite his seemingly neutral political views and having married into a staunchly Loyalist family, he was able to accomplish what no one thought possible: transport heavy artillery from Fort Ticonderoga, up and down snow-covered hills and across frozen lakes, to relieve the siege of Boston.
When a lobsterman pulls up a 200-year-old anchor, Cranberry Island is abuzz with excitement. Is it from the elusive Santa Elena, a famous 18th-century pirate ship? Soon the island is swarming with marine archaeologists, treasure seekers and ghost-hunters. It's good news for Natalie—and the Gray Whale Inn—until one of her guests turns up dead. Will Natalie find the killer? Or will she be joining the lost ship's crew, down in Davy Jones' Locker?