What is a Maine Story? Reader Recommendations

We asked library supporters to share with us books and authors they would recommend relating to the theme of “What is a Maine Story?”  Their answers include works that take place in Maine, by authors currently living in Maine, authors born here, and authors that spent some of their years here.  Expand the names below by clicking the plus sign to find out more. (Authors in green have some or all of their titles in the Youth Services Department.)

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(Most readers said “all” but here are a few titles mentioned specifically.)


Hearts in Suspension


Salem’s Lot

The Stand

On Writing

Multiple works

Strong for Potatoes

We’re Going Home (on order)

Multiple works