The Detective In the Dooryard          Tim Cotton (Maine author)

                                                                        Stories about people, places and things in Maine all told from                                                                              the perspective of a seasoned police officer and in the wry                                                                                  voice of a lifelong Mainer.  If you enjoy reading his stories on

                                                                        Facebook, you might enjoy his book.

Murder in the Maple Woods              Claire Ackroyd (Maine author}

                                                                        Kate Morgan just finished writing a murder mystery.  She 

                                                                        visits the family of the man she has been dating, and there is a

                                                                        murder with similarities to Kate's manuscript.  Kate must

                                                                        separate fact from fiction. 

All the Devils Are Here                         Louise Penny

                                                                         A gruesome murder, secrets and a web of lies and deceit.  In

                                                                         order to find the truth Gamache will have to decide whether                                                                               he can trust his friends, his colleagues, his instincts, his own

                                                                         past, his own family.

White Fragility: Why it is so Hard for White People to Talk About Race.

                                                                   Robin DiAngelo

                                                                         Illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and allows us to

                                                                         understand racism as a practice not restricted to bad people.

Camino Winds                                        John Grisham

                                                                         A murder in the midst of a hurricane on Camino Island.  A 

                                                                         thrilling beach read.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings     Maya Angelou

                                                                         Captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of                                                                                   bigotry and the wonder of words that can make the world                                                                                   right.

The Fire Next Time                               James Baldwin

                                                                         Early days of the civil rights movement and the powerful                                                                                     evocation of a childhood in Harlem which examines the deep

                                                                         consequences of racial injustice.   

Child of the Civil Rights Movement Paula Young Shelton   

                                                                         Shannen, a thirteen year old and other Native students, make                                                                           a You Tube video of the poor conditions in their classrooms                                                                                 which results in a school trip to speak to the government on

                                                                         behalf of Native children and the opportunity to succeed.

Infinite Hope                                          Ashley Bryan

                                                                         Biography of an 18 year old drafted to fight in World War II and

                                                                         the horrors of war as a black soldier in a segregated army 

                                                                         receiving worse treatment than Nazi POW's.  A story of kind

                                                                         people who supported him and bright moments that guided

                                                                         him through the dark and his passion for art that would save

                                                                         him time and time again.

Paying the Land                                    Joe Sacco

                                                                          A masterful work of comic journalism about indigenous North

                                                                          America resource extraction and our debt to the natural                                                                                      world.  A story of conflict over the costs and benefits of                                                                                        development.

Liar's Circus                                           Carl Hoffmann

                                                                          Carl Hoffmann journeys deep inside Donald Trump rallies to

                                                                          understand the strange and powerful tribe that forms from

                                                                          the President's base. 

Echos From the Dead                          Johan Theorin

                                                                          Six year old Jens Davidsson on an island off the coast of

                                                                          Sweden ventured off into the fog and vanished.  20 years

                                                                          later, Jens' parents return to the island and question the

                                                                          islanders who were present on the day of the disappearance

                                                                          after receiving a chilling package in the mail with the

                                                                          lovingly packaged sandals that Jens was wearing when he




Hid From Our Eyes         Julia Spenser-Fleming  (Mystery) 9th in a series

The Book of Longings     Sue Monk Kidd  (Fiction)

                                       Suppose Jesus had a wife....This is her story.

The Engineer's Wife       Tracey Emerson Wood (Historical Fiction)

                                       A compelling novel about Emily Watson Roebling, a fascinating woman,                                               who was instrumental in the building of the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Parisian                  Isabella Hammond  (Historical Fiction) 

                                       Midhat, the son of a wealthy textile merchant, returns to Ottoman Palestine

                                       after studying medicine in France.  His country is now ruled by the British, 

                                       and he must find ways to cope with his conflicting loyalties and the 

                                       expectations of his community. 

The Guest Book            Sarah Blake  (Fiction)

                                       A sweeping tale of three generations showcasing secrets and 

                                       consequences revolving around old money, racism, glamour, status,

                                       opulence, privilege, power, choices, inequality and the economic divide.

The Flat Share              Beth O'Leary  (British Romantic Comedy)

                                       Tiffany and Leon agree to share a one-bedroom flat.  He uses it during the

                                       day, and she uses it at night.  The agreement is that they are never to meet

                                       face to face...

American Spy             Lauren Wilkinson  (Fiction by a New Author)

                                       Inspired by true events, a gripping spy thriller, a heart-breaking family drama,

                                       and a passionate romance during the Cold War.

One Last Lie                Paul Doiran  (His Latest Mystery)

Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas In America     Ibram Kendri                                                      Kendri, an award-winning historian, explores the long and lingering history                                           of racist ideas, and one in which every great American thinker is complicit.


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