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To inspire people to visit and support Maine bookshops and surrounding towns,
and to read the books that I review.


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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…


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Book Review: Faron Goss by Diane Lechleitner

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…

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Books to help when a beloved pet dies

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...

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LANDSLIDE by Susan Conley

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…

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BIG MAGIC by Elizabeth Gilbert

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…

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WINTER MYSTERY MINI-REVIEW

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.

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A Bookish Day in Midcoast Maine: Bath – Part 1

A Bookish Day in Midcoast Maine: Bath – Part 1

Stacia’s Insider’s Guide A Bookish Day in Midcoast Maine Bath – PART 1 Stopping by Mockingbird Bookstore? Check out the rest of this adorable town too! Reminiscent of English villages, Bath’s maritime history is evident around its bustling downtown. It sits alongside...

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