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Book: Humor Me (Life Without a Field Guide Book 2) by Lill Hawkins
From " I Heart/Hate Maine " about Maine's seasons: "We have to crowd all the spring things into the first part of June, because if we didn't, they'd run into summer, which is so short in Maine, that we can't fit all the summer things into it without running smack dab into autumn. Since our first frost is usually sometime in August, this results in a good amount of overlap, as you can imagine. [...]
 
Book: Funny You Should Ask (Life Without a Field Guide Book 1) by Lill Hawkins
From Chapter 2 of "Funny You Should Ask" "1. Q . Why aren't you in school? A . Why aren't you in therapy? A . Why would you ask? A . I'm still contagious. A . If I can't take my gun, I'm not gonna go. A . Head lice. A . My religion lets me marry at 9 and I'm on my honeymoon. A . Leprosy A . Psychiatrist appointment. A . I had to see my parole officer. A . Court date. A . My parents refuse to make [...]
 
Book: KHAN - A Maine Coon by Marie J. S. Phillips
Abandoned and left at a local shelter, a Maine Coon kitten awaits an - uncertain fate. During his stay, Khan befriends a wise old tomcat, who - speaks about his experiences of life on the streets, bringing comfort to - the frightened kitten. Four days later, to Khan's horror, the shelter - workers take his friend away to the Big Sleep, as the tomcat called it, leaving Khan scared and alone. Just [...]
 
Book: Lessons From Maine by Arlene Rains Graber
As a journalist living in Kansas, Arlene Rains Graber enjoyed a fast-paced life writing for newspapers and magazines, until the fiction bug knocked at her door. She was an avid reader of fiction, but had never written a word that wasn't true until a plot formed in her mind. Honored as writer of the year twice for a small newspaper, voted best article of the year, and several first place honors in [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Winter Haven by Athol Dickson
A Gothic Tale with Hope Thirteen years after Vera gamble's little brother ran away from their Texas home, his body washes ashore on the remote island of Winter Haven, Maine. Vera goes to claim the corpse and discovers the impossible: her brother hasn't aged a day since last she saw him. Determined to uncover what happened, she is confronted by unearthly fog, disturbing locals, and stories of lost [...]
 
Book: The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories - Observations on Life From the Cheap Seats by John Hartnett
The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories is more than just a collection of thirty-seven short literary humor pieces that will make you laugh. It provides a treasure trove of tips and invaluable advice to help you navigate safely through marriage and relationships, raising kids and to finally understand the more peculiar aspects of day to day living that up until now, had been tossed into a big [...]
 
Book: Mirrored Deception by Emma Leigh Reed
Jayla Ralston is running. After her apartment break in, she decided to get away from life and her overbearing twin sister. She finds the perfect Maine hide away to make some changes - The Cliffhouse Bed and Breakfast. It was perfect...until the phone calls resumed - kicking her paranoia into high gear. Trenton Montgomery is out for revenge. It has taken him ten years to return to his childhood [...]
 
Book: Crashing Hearts by Emma Leigh Reed
Kira Nichols is raising her autistic son alone while dealing with the guilt she has lived with for years surrounding her husband's death. Grant Rutledge returns to his hometown to help take over the family business and to repair the spiked heel to his broken heart. When he runs into a beautiful, overprotective mother and her nonverbal son, sparks fly and his chance to be part of a loving family [...]
 
Book: Uncommon Notions by Eugene Williams
America may not be the birthplace of humor I am told that distinction belongs to the people that invented the cuckoo clock, when they weren't taking everything else so serious however, America is filled with uncommon people and a lot of them are sharing their own uncommon notions. You wont have to venture far to hear a few of my Uncommon Notions like a man in Kansas that for some reason believes [...]
 
Book: The Cure by Athol Dickson
Sometimes The Cure is much worse than the disease. Riley Keep, former missionary, now a drunk, is begging on the streets and desperate to forget a past he lost in one far-flung act of wickedness. Then he hears the rumors. Miracles are happening in the picture postcard village of Dublin, Maine. Riley isn't the only Pilgrim searching for deliverance. There's the old woman fleeing a horrific [...]
 
Book: A Little Lift - Writing to Live by Jennifer Ellen Parker
Write everyday was the message I received from my father for more than five years. Joe would deliver the words and I refused to listen. My father committed suicide years earlier and in the aftermath left a trail of guilt, depression, emptiness, and the inability to live my own life. Another failed marriage, a bankrupt business and I suddenly heard my father's plea and began the journey of not [...]
 
Book: Can you be...that stupid? - A Polite Guide to Stimulating Conversation by Geoffrey Robinson
How many times have you found yourself in conversation with a person who made a statement that confirmed for you that they had absolutely no idea what the hell they were talking about? Everything you'll find here was personally heard, read or viewed by me. Over an extended period of time I began writing these little cast in stone truths on post-it notes. Eventually I typed and organized them. [...]
 
Book: Operation Wolfe Cub (The Time To Tell) by H.C. Wells
* * Foreword Clarion Reviews, 4 out of 5 stars: "At first the mind recoils at the thought of the world's fate depending on...Germany, but H. C. Wells' compelling thriller, Operation Wolfe Cub: The Time to Tell: Book I will make readers rethink their revulsion." Cascade A&E Magazine: "...unlike any other novel...elements of reality that make the harder-to-believe moments even more chilling." [...]
 
Book: Spoiled Milk For The Soul - Volume 1 by Jim Osterman & Greg Marshall
If you're like most people today, you're used to the other kinds of stories. "Entertained" by a steady stream of reality TV, stunned endlessly by the 24-hour news cycle, and overdosed on everyone else's troubles, most of us are somewhat conditioned to expect far less than a life filled with positive vibes. There's a place for reinforcing, uplifting, and inspirational stories that rekindle the [...]
 
Book: The Lunatic of Trenton by Eugene Williams
The Lunatic of Trenton (turn of the century), is about an old man telling his two grandchildren how he wanted to change the world, from the battlefields of WWI, to the intellectual's halls of England with Bernard Shaw to chasing Heir Wilhelm, across the fields of France, as he puts it "bugging around Serbia for the devil in an Austrian Top hat". Seeking out the wisdom, and danger were ever he [...]
 
Book: The Furlites of Aroriel - Earth-bred, Matissia-born by Marie J. S. Phillips
Young Murkuria discovers that the homeworld-bound Sunpyne harbors yet another stowaway. This time, it is the Human's lost pet Maine Coon cat, which is pregnant and dying from malnutrition. Murkuria succeeds in genetically altering the Earth cat's unborn zygotes so they can thrive on Aroriel's magnesium-rich foods. Seven kittens -- born to surrogate mother Iggie the Matissia -- bond to and [...]
 
Book: Sarah's Choice - with a little help from Tuscany (A Plane Tree in Provence Book 3) by Arlene Rains Graber
Sarah Stafford, of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is a famed artist whose paintings hang in galleries as well as prestigious homes throughout the country. Her days are spent painting at the beach or in her home studio. Although she rarely contributes to housework, preparing meals, or taking care of her teen-age sons, it is a good and comfortable life, as her husband, Clay, doesn't complain and willingly [...]
 
Book: Searching For Love by Sheryl Letzgus McGinnis
Searching for Love~Love Lost, Love Found - After a few months of dating, Tiffany Smith accepts Cale Kelly's hasty marriage proposal. There was no doubt he loved her; the engagement ring was terribly expensive. Then, one day, the real Cale Kelly emerges. Cale is addicted to women, and this realization shatters Tiffany's heart. In search of solitude, Tiffany flees to Down East Maine. A fit of anger [...]
 
Book: Luca's Dilemma (The Moriatti Men) by Deneice P Tarbox
Book Two of The Moriatti Men Series - When Sheila Leigh abandoned her high-end lifestyle in Atlanta, Georgia, the last thing she expected was to be stuck on a four hundred-acre farm with a horse unfamiliar with boundaries, or his overtly perverted owner. All she wanted was to start over in the peace and quiet of the country. The last thing Luca Moriatti needed upon returning from a business trip [...]
 
Book: A Pig With Three legs by David Turri
This is a story full of bad jokes because those are the only ones Tommy Dugdale, a failed stand-up comic, knows. Alec Swipple, assistant-manager in Human Resources (although he possesses very few of them himself) at a London firm is Tommy's long-suffering best mate. The third player in this farce is tough-as-nails Gillian, Tommy's girlfriend. She likes Tommy because he makes her laugh. (Just [...]
 
Book: A golfing I will go - Golfer delight by Eugene Williams
A country bunkum from Iowa gets a chance to impress his wife's father in Scotland playing golf at Greywalls and completely makes a fool out of himself, in the process wrecks the country club. And nearly ends an un prefect marriage, perhaps golf is a game left to someone else what a funny story for any married man or golfer out there.
 
Book: Big red hat and All by Eugene Williams
I have always wondered what it would be like to spy on my wife. Don the whole espionage garb, fake beard, and mustache --of course the KimYung Il, sunglasses. You see no good spy outfit would be complete without the sunglasses. Ever notice in all the great spy movies from the time of the immortal Charlie Chan to Hammer's Dick Barton special agent, Marlow's Sam Spade pure genius with a spy [...]
 
Book: I Got Here As Fast As I Could by Rebecca Del Giudice
All over New Orleans, people are getting ready for Hurricane Katrina. No emergency preparations, however, could adequately protect them from the devastating storm heading their way. Longtime residents Rob and Penny Anderson find themselves abandoned by the elderly transportation program. Their Gentilly home fills with water, the heat rises, and their medication supply dwindles. At Saint Liberatus [...]
 
Book: Is it madness to be mad at madness - Political satire at it's best by Eugene Williams
Satire is not dead it just has been held hostage by people with no sense of humor. Is it madness to be mad at madness. Is one of those stand-up comedy bits that pokes fun of persons from the past but not that far past President Bush, Linda Vester and others Spike Lee and it's to makes light of everything and everybody, so lighten up and Free the Satire "No Satire no Peace", Who said that, where [...]
 
Book: A Plane Tree in Provence by Arlene Rains Graber
Five women, four young forty-year-old plus one matron or sixty-one, take a life-changing three-week holiday to Provence, France. Each is anxious to escape from their robotic lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Adventures and conflicts emerge as the five wind their way through Provence and conclude each day around the large plane tree at their rented farmhouse, with spirited conversation and a [...]
 
Book: Small Town Ho - The Hilarious Story of Moving from the Big City to North Idaho by Duke Diercks
Have You Ever Wanted OFF the Treadmill ?? New author Duke Diercks bursts onto the scene with the hilarious memoir of one family's move from the big city to the panhandle of North Idaho. No Jobs. No friends. Just buckets of our own ignorance. Follow along in horror and hilarity as the family acclimates to the new small town way of life and the author bounces from jobs working in a school cafeteria [...]
 
Book: From the Mist (Hidden Cove Trilogy Book 1) by Alexa Dare
From the mist and into his arms. As a cooking show host, Megan Forrester spends most of her time on a TV studio set. In the make-believe kitchen, her life is a five-course meal of achievement. But in the romance department not so much. Megan has zero time for dating so when the chance of a fun-filled getaway with friends comes along, she grabs it, sans oven mitts, with both hands. What she didn't [...]
 
Book: The Cape Elizabeth Ocean Avenue Society (Plane Tree in Provence Series) by Arlene Rains Graber
The women in A Plane Tree in Provence are home from France and ready to make changes in their lives. This volume centers on Penny Wilson, owner of the Designers Pen, a needlework shop in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Penny lives in a large rambling home with her husband, Michael, and two sons. Life is good until Penny accidentally spots Michael with another woman. Could he be having an affair? Or was it [...]
 
Book: Bare Feet to High Heels - You Don't Have to Be a Beauty Queen to be a Beautiful Person by Jane Jenkins Herlong
Take a journey with Jane from her experience on a Lowcountry tomato farm all the way to the runway of the Miss America pageant. You'll feel empowered to overcome your own challenges and handle anything life throws your way. This humorous book, which inspired one of Jane's most popular speaking presentations, will stick with you longer than a helping of grits!In this beautifully illustrated and [...]
 
Book: TALES OF THREE STORIES - BETTER BE FUNNY by Eugene Williams
Three of my favorite stories all in one place. Enjoy the award winning short story The Lunatic of Trenton, the never-ending tales from an old man in lunatic asylum who in his mind was responsible for the Russian Revolution, and starting World War One, all in the name of changing the world for the better. From there we join Samuel Clemens reading a newspaper article to a young boy sharing a log [...]
 
Book: 90 Things That Irritate The S**t Out Of Me...Or At Least Make Me Frown by G. Eric Francis
"I will say the language for me was a little too much but once I got past all of that I will say it's easy reading." "The sad thing is that the humor was diminished by the vulgar language." "Laugh out loud funny and downright poignant at others times, this is a good piece of work." Sigh. The above are samples of reviews from my 4th book, "90 Things That Irritate The Sh** Out Of Me...Or At Least [...]
 
Book: Mindy's Musings by Mindy Levy
Everyone has a story. It's true. Some are sad stories of hardship and tragedy, while others are full of laughter and joy. I've been transfixed by tales of travel to the farthest reaches of the globe, or daring adventures of skydiving, bunji jumps and scuba diving (nothing, by the way I would EVER try- these people are nuts. Who jumps out of a perfectly good airplane?) Mammoth acts kindness and [...]
 
Book: Wanna-Be's by Mark Connelly
With his new girlfriend - a soccer mom with a taste for bondage - urging him to "go condo," failed screenwriter Winfield Payton needs cash. Accepting a job offer from a college friend, he becomes the lone white employee of a black S&L. As the firm's token white, he poses as a Mafioso to intimidate skittish investors and woos a wealthy cougar to keep the firm afloat. Figure-skating between the [...]
 
Book: Trailer Trash - an '80s Memoir by Angie Cavallari
Trailer-park owners never use the word "trailer" and certainly not the term "trailer park." At some point in time, even the Mobile Home Park Owners Association (MHPOA for short) realized that the word "trailer" had a negative connotation. When was the last time you saw a "trailer park community" advertised on TV? "Trailer park" has come to represent, in the minds of most Americans, men in stained [...]
 


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