Anthony Doerr’s novel, All the Light We Cannot See named 2015 winner of Maine Readers’ Choice Award

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 […]

Dog days + book buzzin’

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 […]

We [heart] debut authors

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 […]

Maine writers give thanks…….

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.

Book giveaway! Enter for the next few hours!

Want a chance at a free copy of Cathy Marie Buchanan’s The Painted Girls? Check out the GoodReads Giveaway here: 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!

Kirkus posts “Best of 2013” list

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 […]