Bookish ME Mission:
To inspire people to visit and support Maine bookshops and surrounding towns,
and to read the books that I review.
Altan – The Tunes
Altan – The Tunes
Book Review: Altan – The Tunes Non-Fiction | Maine Books Book Review: Altan-The Tunes. This book review is for my traditional Irish and Scottish music loving friends. Altan is one of my all-time favorite traditional Irish music bands. I have been listening to them for...
Book Review: Faron Goss by Diane Lechleitner
Book Review: Faron Goss by Diane Lechleitner (Maine Books) The award-winning book, Faron Goss, by first-time novelist, Diane Lechleitner, is my latest review in the Maine Books category. While it is fiction in genre, as a social worker and mental health therapist…
Books to help when a beloved pet dies
Books to help when a beloved pet dies~Dedicated to Scout, Henley, Murphy, and Barley – forever loved, never forgotten~ One of my beloved dogs died this past Spring (2022) and I wanted to share one of the things that I do to help me deal with grief and loss. Often I...
LANDSLIDE by Susan Conley
MAINE AUTHOR BOOK REVIEW
In the summer of 2021 (hence the beach photo), I was fortunate not only to read this Maine-based book by author, Susan Conley, but to also attend an author event (sponsored by Mockingbird Bookshop in Bath), where Susan…
BIG MAGIC by Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert I know I am late to the game with this one. Published in 2015 and just discovered by me in 2021… Nevertheless, I am so thankful that I found it when I did. In fact, I would…
WINTER MYSTERY MINI-REVIEW
ONE BY ONE by Ruth Ware
Confession time – murder mysteries set in winter are at the top of my list of favorite genres – I guess I find reading with the seasons to add to the thrill of the genre. Add an isolated ski resort in the French Alps, and a large group of potential murderers and I will happily skip responsibilities and obligations to curl up with the pups and escape to a mysterious wintery setting for a few hours.