By Sarah Walker Caron on April 20, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“The Stars are Fire,” by Anita Shreve, is a fictional tale based on the Maine Fires of 1947. Set in Biddeford Pool, it tells the story of 24-year-old Grace Holland, whose husband disappears while helping to fight the fires.
By Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (TNS) on March 22, 2017, at 4:27 p.m.
“Ike and McCarthy” dives deep into the archives to make its case that Eisenhower planned and mobilized a behind-the-scenes campaign to thwart McCarthy.
By Sarah Walker Caron on March 15, 2017, at 4:09 p.m.
The painting “Christina’s World,” by acclaimed artist Andrew Wyeth is the inspiration of a new novel by Bangor native Christina Baker Kline.
By Sarah Walker Caron on Feb. 08, 2017, at 4 p.m.
“Spring has sort of a musicality to it with all the birds and the bees. I guess that subconsciously guided [my writing],” Liza Gardner Walsh said.
By Mia Geiger, Washington Post on Jan. 04, 2017, at 1:03 p.m.
By Jena McGregor, Washington Post on Dec. 24, 2016, at 8:13 a.m.
After an utterly dark and divisive year of political leadership, people will surely be looking for fresh professional inspiration in 2017.
By Meredith Woerner, Los Angeles Times (TNS) on Dec. 14, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
It’s a tumbling look inside the mind of a young woman who is struggling to play it cool while dating a married man she prophetically knew would end up being the next big thing.
By Laura Pearson, Chicago Tribune on Nov. 15, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
By Sarah Walker Caron on Nov. 02, 2016, at 1:44 p.m.
By Sarah Walker Caron on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:58 p.m.
“I interviewed a lot of girls I’ve worked with over the years — I think what surprised me is that I thought I knew them.”
By Sarah Walker Caron on Oct. 12, 2016, at 4 p.m.
What would you say to a ghost if you happened to meet one? Perhaps, “how long have you lived here?” suggests a ghost hunter in a new children’s book aimed at helping kids explore the unknown.
By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times on Sept. 28, 2016, at 12:12 p.m.
Anyone who has ever experienced the uniquely soul-stirring amalgam of musical celebration, spiritual rejuvenation, intellectual provocation and physical release-to-the-point-of-exhaustion that is a concert by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will feel right at home in the 508 pages of “Born to Run” (Simon & Schuster, $32.50), his 67-years- (as of Friday) in-the-making autobiography.
By Abby McGanney Nolan, Washington Post on Sept. 21, 2016, at 2:05 p.m.
With a new illustrated biography, Melissa Sweet shows and tells us all about Elwyn Brooks White, born in 1899. And just as Charlotte the spider described Wilbur the pig as “some pig,” Melissa Sweet titled her book “Some Writer!: The Story of E.B. White.”
By Sarah Walker Caron on Sept. 14, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
The book looks at what famous folks throughout history ate.
By Abby Phillip, The Washington Post on Sept. 07, 2016, at 7:32 a.m.
Bill Clinton took an unprecedented and unorthodox role in the foreign policy of his successor, George W. Bush, according to a new book, “Man of the World: The Further Endeavors of Bill Clinton,” written by liberal journalist Joe Conason.
By Sarah Walker Caron on Aug. 31, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Told in both poetry and prose, the book is a little different from most novels.
By Sarah Walker Caron on Aug. 24, 2016, at 3:29 p.m.
Starting middle school isn’t easy. Neither is moving to a new town. But getting a sweet puppy? That’s fun, and it’s part of a new book aimed at readers in fifth grade and up that’s a touching tale perfect for reading together.
By Laurie Hertzel, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) on Aug. 10, 2016, at 1:18 p.m.
This has been a dire summer. The news is crushingly bad. We need to laugh.
By John Holyoke on Aug. 10, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
David Rosenfelt and his wife moved to midcoast Maine a few years back. Many Mainers, I suspect, will join me in embracing another polished in-state writer — even if he’s officially “from away.”
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on Aug. 08, 2016, at 9:47 a.m.