1. “The One-Way Bridge,” by Cathie Pelletier (Source Books)
2. “On Sal Mal Lane,” by Ru Freeman (Graywolf)
3. “White Dog Fell from the Sky,” by Eleanor Morse (Viking)
4. “Inferno,” by Dan Brown (Doubleday)
5. “The Flamethrowers,” by Rachel Kushner (Scribner)
6. A Delicate Truth,” by John le Carre (Viking)
7. “The Burgess Boys,” by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
8. “Oh, The Places You’ll Go,” by Dr. Seuss (Random House)
9. “A Thousand Mornings,” by Mary Oliver (Penguin)
10. “The Orphan Master’s Son,” by Adam Johnson (Random House)


1. “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Simon & Schuster)
2. “Five Days,” by Douglas Kennedy (Simon & Schuster)
3. “The Art Forger,” by B.A. Shapiro (Algonquin)
4. “The Orphan Master’s Son,” by Adam Johnson (Random House)
5. “Bring Up the Bodies,” by Hilary Mantel (Picador)
6. “Looking for the Gulf Motel,” by Richard Blanco (University of Pittsburgh Press)╩
7. “The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers (Little Brown)
8. “One Morning in Maine,” by Robert McCloskey (Puffin)
9. “Where’d You Go Bernadette?” by Maria Semple (Hachette)
10. “Hidden Moon,” by James Church (St. Martin’s)




1. “We Were an Island,” by Peter Blanchard (University Press of New England)
2. “When We Were the Kennedys,” by Monica Wood (Houghton Mifflin)
3. “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” by David Sedaris (Little Brown)
4. “All Standing,” by Kathryn Miles (Free Press)
5. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” by Katherine Boo (Random House)
6. “Cooked,” by Michael Pollan (Penguin)
7. “Portland, Maine Chef’s Table,” by Margaret Hathaway (Lyons Press)
8. “E.B. White on Dogs,” edited by Martha White (Tilbury)
9. “Bunker Hill,” by Nathan Philbrook (Viking)
10. “VB6,” by Mark Bittman (Potter)


1. “The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook,” by Barbara Damrosch (Workman)
2.“When Women Were Birds,” by Terry Tempest Williams (Picador)
3. “This Is How,” by Augusten Burroughs (Picador)
4. “Wild,” by Cheryl Strayed (Vintage)
5. “Maine Beer,” by Josh Christie (American Palate)
6. “The Alchemy of Teaching,” 
by Jeremiah Conway (Sentient Press)
7. “Little History of the World,” by E.H. Gombrich (Yale University Press)
8. “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake,” by Anna Quindlen (Random House)
9. “Lobster Coast,” by Colin Woodard (Penguin)
10. “Chasing Alaska,” by C.B. Bernard (Lyons Press)

  –  Longfellow Books, Portland


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