FIRST THINGS FIRST, PART 3

Finally, the last of the order lists.  To make it more intriguing, look for fat biographies, detailed memoirs, journals, logs, or diaries of adventurers in places doing things we know too little about, at least four works with (sometimes remote) ties to Tenants Harbor, more beach, shore, or sea-going works–some with romance or suspense added, books mentioned in earlier blogs,  more Maine books, and, for Roseledge Books Regulars, some re-orders which suggest Roseledge Books may have the beginnings of a canon.

Fig. #55.  This is Roseledge Books if you come downhill.  The only sign is hanging from the front porch bench which means you'll only know you're here if you look up the front walk or if you recognize a good time from an earlier visit.  Come soon, get happy, and bring sunshine into this rainy June.

Fig. #55. This is Roseledge Books if you come downhill. The only sign is hanging from the front porch bench behind the rose bush which means you'll only know you're here if you look up the front walk or if you recognize a good time from an earlier visit or from this post. Come soon, get happy, and bring sunshine into this rainy June.

Erdrich, Louise.  The Plague of Doves
Fowler, Karen Joy.  Wit’s End

Galchen, Rivka.  Atmospheric Disturbances

Green, Jane.  The Beach House

Obama, Barak.  Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Patterson, James.  Sail

Pearl, Matthew.  The Dante Club

Penny, Louise.  The Cruelest Month: A Three Pines Mystery

Penny, Louise.  A Fatal Grace

Perry, Thomas.  Dance for the Dead (Jane Whitefield)

Perry, Thomas.  Vanishing Act (Jane Whitefield)
Petterson, Per.  Out Stealing Horses

Philbrick, Nathaniel.  Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
Pollan, Michael.   In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto

Price, Richard.  Lush Life

Reich, Christopher.  Rules of Deception

Rosen, Jonathan.  The Life of the Skies: Birding at the End of Nature

de Rosnay, Tatiana.  Sarah’s Key

Ruberstine, Lorne.  A Season In Dornoch: Golf and Life in the Scottish Highlands

Sayers, Dorothy ?l.  Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery)
Shorto, Russell.  The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
Siddons, Anne River.  Colony
Smith, Diane.  Letters from Yellowstone

Spencer-Fleming, Julia.  In the Bleak Midwinter
Spencer-Fleming, Julia.  A Fountain Filled With Blood

Spencer-Fleming, Julia.  I Shall Not Want

Stott, Rebecca.  Ghostwalk

Strout, Elizabeth.  Olive Kitteridge

Taylor, Jill Bolte.  My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey
Tey, Josephine.  The Daughter of Time

Theroux, Paul.  The Elephanta Suite: Three Novellas

Toobin, Jeffrey.  The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

Upson, Niccola.  Expert in Murder: A Josephine Tey Mystery
Woods, Sherryl.  Flowers on Main

Woods, Sherryl.  Harbor Lights
Woods, Stuart.  Hot Mahogany

Finally, the lists are done.  Now the fun is in discovering paperback treasures already on the shelves and getting cheaper and yellower and harder to find each year they go  unpurchased.  It’s also fun to find the elusive tie to Tenants Harbor.  I  may start with a biography of Teddy Roosevelt to see if he loves North Dakota as I do (possible if tenuous tie) or if he visited with my late neighbor Harry when he visited his aunt who, Harry said, lived next to TR.  So many puzzles, so little time.

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