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Printed Maps of the District and State of Maine, 1793-1860: an Illustrated and Comparative Study by Edward V. Thompson

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The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie: an American Journey by Peter Zheutlin

On the cusp of turning 65, a man and his beloved rescue dog of similar vintage take a poignant, often bemusing, and keenly observed journey across America and discover a big-hearted, welcoming country filled with memorable characters, a new-found appreciation […]

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Pretty Guilty Women by Gina LaManna

Something has gone terribly wrong at the Banks’ wedding. A man is dead and four different women rush to offer confessions, each insisting that she committed the crime alone.

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When You Find My Body by D. Dauphinee

Geraldine Largay vanished in July 2013, while hiking the Appalachian Trail in Maine. Her disappearance sparked the largest search-and-rescue operation in Maine history, which culminated in her being presumed dead.

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The Conservative Sensibility by George Will

“A reflection on American conservatism, examining how the Founders’ belief in natural rights created a great American political tradition–one that now finds itself under threat, both from progressives and elements inside the Republican Party”–provided by the Publisher

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Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Every year the Levin family looked forward to summer in downtown Nantucket. But in 1969 only thirteen-year-old Jessie would spend the summer there. Blair is stuck in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel; Kirby took a job on […]

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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt

Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can affect our visual perception, attention, memory, and behavior. Eberhardt, one of the world’s leading experts on […]

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The Matriarch : Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty by Susan Page

Barbara Bush–one of the country’s most popular and powerful figures, whose full story is just now being told.

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Triple Jeopardy : a Daniel Pitt novel by Anne Perry

Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat who’s accused of a theft that may hide a deadly crime.

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Fly Girls : How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien

High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her […]

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    Stranger in My Genes: a Memoir by Bill Griffeth

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    The Hungry Ocean: A Swordboat Captain’s Journey by Linda Greenlaw

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