BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Readers’ Choice Award Committee is pleased to announce that author Anthony Doerr’s novel, All the Light We Cannot See, has been named the 2015 winner of the Maine Readers’ Choice Award. The award was announced today at the Northeastern Maine Library District Fall Council Program. The Maine Readers’ Choice Award […]
Friends: The list season is fully upon us now, and local and national media outlets are publishing their “Best Books of 2014″…MRCA got in the fray ourselves by releasing our Longlist last week. We could list them all here, but thought…why not do something a little different? So, before list fatigue gets you down here […]
We hope you are enjoying this glorious summer, and thankfully there is still plenty of it left to enjoy! July and August are prime beach reading months in Maine, and there are still many great books to throw in the ol’ boat-and-tote and enjoy al fresco. It’s just….what do you feel like reading? The good people […]
In the November 24th edition of the Maine Sunday Telegram, six of Maine’s best known writers reflect on what they’re thankful for and what it means to be in Maine.
The 2014 MRCA Committee is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2014 award: Benediction by Kent Haruf, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker, and TransAtlantic by Colum McCann. This year the committee read a huge quantity of really incredible books, and we are grateful for the generosity […]
OKAY, so I’m sure everyone is starting to overload on the myriad “Best Of…” reading lists that are coming out just in time for the holiday shopping season. I know, me too! [*the librarian says guiltily*] …sometimes it feels like there are almost too many to keep up with. (Though I love seeing whether or […]
In the November 24th edition of the Maine Sunday Telegram six of Maine’s most well-known authors tell us what they are thankful for and what living in Maine means to them. Included in the group is Monica Wood, a member of our 2014 committee. http://www.pressherald.com/life/Maine_writers.html
Want a chance at a free copy of Cathy Marie Buchanan’s The Painted Girls? Check out the GoodReads Giveaway here: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/enter_choose_address/71323-the-painted-girls The Painted Girls is on the 2014 Longlist. Mind you, once you start browsing the Giveaways, you might want to enter for other books… there are hundreds listed! Good luck!
So the fine folks over at Kirkus have released their “Best Fiction of 2013” list, and my favorite part is they pull from all kinds of genres…so it’s a really nicely rounded list. You’ll find many of the same titles on the MRCA 2014 Long List, which we recently posted. Personally, I found several of […]