Francelia Clark and her friends, Pam Godin and Shelley Mozier, find and follow two of the oldest trails in the Monadnock region into history—on horseback. Over the course of 3 days, Francelia, Pam, and Shelley, wend their way around the mountain, discovering and documenting much of the early history.
From Wilfred Laurier University Press' Indigenous Studies Series comes Rachel Bryant's The Homing Place, which refuses to be pigeon-holed to any one category.
Bibliophiles like myself are always on the lookout for new books, and as I live far from any bricks and mortar bookstore, I find books by local authors almost anywhere: a drugstore, a coffee shop, even a family restaurant. That's where I found Robert A. Moran's Hope Restored: the Ship Prince Victor, its Iconic Figurehead … Continue reading Hope Restored by Robert A. Moran
state of Maine, on the extreme northeastern tip of the United States, ranks quite low in population density (41st amongst the other states) and with only a little over 1.3 million residents, it seems improbable that it could have (or does) contribute much to the world outside of it's 36,000 square miles. (Source: http://worldpopulationreview.com/states/maine-population/) Perhaps … Continue reading How Maine Changed the World by Nancy Griffin
Subtitled "Literary Ferment and Social Change in the East," New Brunswick at the Crossroads is an attempt to explore the relationship between literature and the society in which it incubates as it pertains to the distinct character of New Brunswick with its bicultural character. This authoritative reference work examines the literary landscape of New Brunswick … Continue reading New Brunswick at the Crossroads, Tony Tremblay, Editor.
to The Last Beothuk (2017, Flanker Press), Mr Collins' last book was Desperation: The Queen of Swansea (2016, Flanker Press), which won a "The Very Best!" Book Award in the Historical Fiction category for that year. At the time, I posited that Mr Collins was at the top of his storytelling game. One could only … Continue reading The Last Beothuk by Gary Collins
6, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. Due to this, may books have been written to commemorate, revisit or try to understand how the Explosion shaped the lives of thousands. The books, past and present have appeared in both fiction and non-fiction genres. Naomi MacKinnon of Consumed by Ink has undertaken a … Continue reading Dazzle Patterns by Alison Watt
Author Dean Lunt is the founder of Islandport Press, a book publisher and recently launched Islandport Magazine. He is also the author of Hauling by Hand. As it is the closest U.S. state to New Brunswick, Maine is a popular tourist and shopping destination for those of us that live in the “picture province”. Houlton … Continue reading Here for Generations: The Story of a Maine Bank and its City by Dean L. Lunt