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Books About Maine

 

Seafaring

 

 

The Lobster Chronicles by Linda Greenlaw

 

 

The Secret Life of Lobsters

 

Fiction

 

 

Olive HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Olive-Kitteridge-Fiction-ebook/dp/B0013TRR80/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2&s=books&qid=1271084670&sr=1-1"KitteridgeHYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Olive-Kitteridge-Fiction-ebook/dp/B0013TRR80/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2&s=books&qid=1271084670&sr=1-1"  by Elizabeth Strout

 

 

Under the Dome: A Novel by Stephen King

 

 

The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah by Stephen King

 

 

It by Stephen King

 

 

Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, Book 5)

 

 

Waiting For Spring by R.J. Keller

 

 

'Salem's Lot by Stephen King

 

 

Riptide by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

 

 

The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

 

 

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

 

 

Contemporary Maine Fiction by Wesley McNair

 

 

Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine: A Novel by Ann Hood

 

 

Wild Rose (Wild Rose Series #1) (Steeple Hill Women's Fiction #15) by Ruth Axtell HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Ruth-Axtell-Morren/e/B001IXMH6I/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271019822&sr=1-3"Morren

 

 

Today's Best Maine Fiction

 

 

Lobsterland by Susan R. S. K. Carlton

 

 

Hatchet Harbor: A Maine Coast Adventure

 

 

Maine Squeeze by Catherine Clark

 

 

Murder on the Rocks (Gray Whale Inn Mysteries, No. 1) by Karen HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Karen-MacInerney/e/B001I9OXFU/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_8?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271019822&sr=1-8"MacInerney

 

 

Murder Most Maine (Gray Whale Inn Mysteries, No. 3) by Karen HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Karen-MacInerney/e/B001I9OXFU/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_9?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271019822&sr=1-9"MacInerney

 

 

Gravely Dead: A HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Gravely-Dead-Midcoast-Maine-Mystery/dp/1435713656/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271019822&sr=1-10"MidcoastHYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Gravely-Dead-Midcoast-Maine-Mystery/dp/1435713656/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271019822&sr=1-10" Maine Mystery by Lawrence HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Lawrence-Rotch/e/B002BM21UC/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_10?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271019822&sr=1-10"Rotch

 

 

Otherworldly Maine

 

 

An American Outrage: A Novel of HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/American-Outrage-Novel-Quillifarkeag-Maine/dp/1565122925/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271019822&sr=1-12"QuillifarkeagHYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/American-Outrage-Novel-Quillifarkeag-Maine/dp/1565122925/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271019822&sr=1-12", Maine

 

A Sampling of Maine Authors

 

 

Here If You Need Me: A True Story by Kate Braestrup

 

 

One Morning in Maine (Picture Puffin) by Robert McCloskey

 

 

Without a Map: A Memoir by Meredith Hall

 

 

Marriage and Other Acts of Charity: A Memoir by Kate HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Kate-Braestrup/e/B001H6L5PU/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_5?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271085026&sr=1-5"Braestrup

 

 

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

 

 

Peterson Field Guide: Eastern Birds' Nests by Hal H. Harrison

 

 

The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau

 

 

The Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute

 

 

The Romantics by Galt Niederhoffer

 

 

The Little Locksmith: A Memoir by Katharine Butler Hathaway

 

Maine Atlas

 

 

Maine Atlas HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Maine-Atlas-Gazetteer-Delorme/dp/089933282X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271085500&sr=1-1"&HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Maine-Atlas-Gazetteer-Delorme/dp/089933282X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271085500&sr=1-1" Gazetteer by Delorme

 

 

Maine: An Explorer's Guide, Fourteenth Edition (Explorer's Guides) by Christina Tree and Nancy English

 

Maine Birds

 

 

Birds of Maine Field Guide by Stan Tekiela

 

 

Maine Birds: An Introduction to Familiar Species (State Nature Guides) by James Kavanagh and Raymond Leung

 

 

Maine Birding Trail: The Official Guide to More Than 260 Accessible Sites by Bob Duchesne

 

 

Birding Maine: Over 90 Prime Birding Sites at 40 Locations (Falcon Guides Birding) by Tom Seymour

 

Maine Boating

 

 

Building the Maine Guide Canoe by Jerry HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Jerry-Stelmok/e/B001IYVBQO/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271085743&sr=1-1"Stelmok

 

 

River Guide: Maine, 4th (AMC River Guide Series) by John Fiske

 

 

Sea Kayaking along the New England Coast, 2nd by TamsinHYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Tamsin-Venn/e/B001K7U9QW/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271085743&sr=1-3" Venn

 

 

A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast by Jim HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Jim-Bildner/e/B000AR8BM2/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_4?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271085743&sr=1-4"Bildner

 

 

Canoe Trip: Alone in the Maine Wilderness by David K. Curran

 

 

The Outboard Boater's Handbook: Advanced Seamanship and Practical Skills

 

 

Where Cool Waters Flow by Randy Spencer

 

 

Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast by Hank Taft and Jan Taft

 

Maine Beaches

 

 

The Beaches of Maine (Ulysses Travel Guides) by Joel Pomerleau

 

 

The Naturalist's Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: Beach Ecology from the Gulf of Maine to Cape Hatteras by Scott Wesley HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Scott-Wesley-Shumway/e/B0034JIYMK/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_3?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271086527&sr=1-3"Shumway

 

 

Geological and botanical features of sand beach systems in Maine (MSG-B) by Bruce W Nelson

 

Maine Biking

 

 

Moon Spotlight Maine Biking by Chris Bernard

 

 

Road Biking Northern New England: A Guide to the Greatest Bike Rides in Vermont, New HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Road-Biking-Northern-New-England/dp/0762738979/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271086760&sr=1-2"Hampshire,HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Road-Biking-Northern-New-England/dp/0762738979/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271086760&sr=1-2" and Maine (Road Biking Series) by Sandy HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Sandy-Duling/e/B001H6UGJ6/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271086760&sr=1-2"Duling

 

 

Mountain Bike! Maine by Sarah Hale and David Gibbs

 

 

Mountain Biking Northern New England by Paul HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Paul-Angiolillo/e/B001IXU1L6/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_5?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271086760&sr=1-5"Angiolillo

 

 

Discover Acadia National Park, 2nd: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling (AMC Discover Series) by Jerry HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Jerry-Monkman/e/B001JRWPYW/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_7?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271086760&sr=1-7"Monkman and Marcy Monkman

 

 

Moon Acadia National Park (Moon Handbooks) by Hilary HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Hilary-Nangle/e/B002BMKHZS/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_11?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271086760&sr=1-11"Nangle

 

Maine History

 

 

Eminent Mainers: Succinct Biographies of Thousands of Amazing Mainers, Mostly Dead, And a Few People from Away Who Have Done Something Useful Within the State of Maine by Arthur Douglas Stover

 

 

The Maine Reader: The Down East Experience, 1614 to the Present by Charles Shain and Samuella Shain

 

 

Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820 (HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Liberty-Men-Great-Proprietors-Revolutionary/dp/0807842826/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271087014&sr=1-3"OmohundroHYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Liberty-Men-Great-Proprietors-Revolutionary/dp/0807842826/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271087014&sr=1-3" Institute of Early American History and Culture) by Alan Taylor

 

 

The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier by Colin Woodard

 

 

Coastal Maine: A Maritime History by Roger F. Duncan, Earle G. Barlow, Kathy Bray, and Consuelo E. Hanks

 

 

A Year HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Year-Maine-Woods-Bernd-Heinrich/dp/0201489392/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271087014&sr=1-6"InHYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Year-Maine-Woods-Bernd-Heinrich/dp/0201489392/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271087014&sr=1-6" The Maine Woods by Bernd Heinrich

 

 

The Interrupted Forest: A History of Maine's HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Interrupted-Forest-History-Maines-Wildlands/dp/0884482340/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1271087014&sr=1-7"Wildlands by Neil HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Neil-Rolde/e/B001JP45OW/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_7?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271087014&sr=1-7"Rolde

 

 

Historic Photos of Maine by Frances L. HYPERLINK "http://www.amazon.com/Frances-L.-Pollitt/e/B001JP271A/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_8?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1271087014&sr=1-8"Pollitt

 

 

Maine: The Pine Tree State from Prehistory to the Present by Richard W. Judd, Edwin A. Churchill, and Joel W. Eastman

 

 

More than Petticoats: Remarkable Maine Women (More than Petticoats Series) by Kate Kennedy

 

 

Eminent Mainers: Succinct Biographies of Thousands of Amazing Mainers, Mostly Dead, And a Few People from Away Who Have Done Something Useful Within the State of Maine by Arthur Douglas Stover

 

Movies About Maine

 

 

A Man Without A Face

This 1993 Mel Gibson movie was filmed in various Maine locations including Bath, Brunswick, Portland, Deer Isle, Rockland, and Rockport.

 

Peyton Place

Filmed in 1957, this classic starring Lana Turner and Hope Lange was filmed in both Camden and Belfast.

 

Cider House Rules

Starring Toby Maguire, Michael Cane, and Charlize Theron, this oscar-winning movie was filmed in Bernard and Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.

 

Message in A Bottle

This 1999 romantic hit movie was filmed in Phippsburg (at Popham Beach), Bath, New Harbor and in Portland.  Starring Kevin Costner, Paul Newman, and Robin Wright Penn.

 

In The Bedroom

This Sundance Film Festival award-winner starred Sissy Spacek and Marisa Tomei, was filmed in 2001 at several Maine locations including Rockland, Camden, Belfast, Old Orchard Beach, Owls Head, Rockport, Trevett, and Wiscasset.

 

Storm of the Century

This Stephen King thriller filmed in Southwest Harbor on Mount Desert Island in 1999, starred Tim Daly and Debrah Farentino.

 

Pet Sematary

Stephen King’s classic horror film, starring Fred Gwynne and Dale Midkiff.  This movie was filmed in 1989 in Hancock, Acadia National Park, Bangor and Ellsworth.

 

Carousel

Starring Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones, this 1956 classic was filmed in Boothbay Harbor and Newcastle.

 

Casper

Casper, the famous friendly ghost, was filmed in 1995 in Camden.  Starring Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman.

 

Thinner

Yet another Stephen King movie, Thinner was filmed in 1996 in Camden, Appleton, Belfast, Portland, and Thomaston.