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Books About Maine





The Lobster Chronicles by Linda Greenlaw



The Secret Life of Lobsters





Olive HYPERLINK ""KitteridgeHYPERLINK ""  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 ""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 ""MacInerney



Murder Most Maine (Gray Whale Inn Mysteries, No. 3) by Karen HYPERLINK ""MacInerney



Gravely Dead: A HYPERLINK ""MidcoastHYPERLINK "" Maine Mystery by Lawrence HYPERLINK ""Rotch



Otherworldly Maine



An American Outrage: A Novel of HYPERLINK ""QuillifarkeagHYPERLINK "", 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 ""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 ""&HYPERLINK "" 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 ""Stelmok



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



Sea Kayaking along the New England Coast, 2nd by TamsinHYPERLINK "" Venn



A Visual Cruising Guide to the Maine Coast by Jim HYPERLINK ""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 ""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 ""Hampshire,HYPERLINK "" and Maine (Road Biking Series) by Sandy HYPERLINK ""Duling



Mountain Bike! Maine by Sarah Hale and David Gibbs



Mountain Biking Northern New England by Paul HYPERLINK ""Angiolillo



Discover Acadia National Park, 2nd: AMC Guide to the Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling (AMC Discover Series) by Jerry HYPERLINK ""Monkman and Marcy Monkman



Moon Acadia National Park (Moon Handbooks) by Hilary HYPERLINK ""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 ""OmohundroHYPERLINK "" 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 ""InHYPERLINK "" The Maine Woods by Bernd Heinrich



The Interrupted Forest: A History of Maine's HYPERLINK ""Wildlands by Neil HYPERLINK ""Rolde



Historic Photos of Maine by Frances L. HYPERLINK ""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.



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



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



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