New England Book Alert

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CHILDREN’S

CHEEKY AND CHARLEMAGNE

By Donna Marie Seim (MA), Illustrator Susan Spellman (MA)

Journey to the North Country in the trusty ship Peapod, with Cheeky, a playful otter, & Charlemagne, a fastidious pine martin. A fun middle grade adventure—a dangerous mission to save furry friends from traps, with the help of Bandit the woodpecker scout. Foodies will love the feasts! Includes “Fun Facts” about river otters and pine martins. Ages 8-12

Peter E. Randall Publisher
9781937721534              Paperback              $14.95
Publication Date: October 2018

Contact: Kate Crichton, media@perpublisher.com

IN THE VALLEY OF THE DRAGONS: An Eco Adventure

By Nancy Donovan (Hampton, NH), illustrated by Susan Spellman (Newburyport, MA)

An irresistible dragon takes a young girl for a ride on her back to a magical land where they learn how to help the Earth through conservation. This engaging fantasy teaches children how the land rejuvenates—and how people can help—after incidents like forest fires, and floods. Gorgeous, full color artwork from Susan Spellman! Ages 8-12

Peter E. Randall Publisher
9781942155188             Paperback    $20.00
Publication Date: October 2018

Contact: Kate Crichton, media@perpublisher.com 

 

COOKING

CIAO ITALIA: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy

By Mary Ann Esposito (Durham, NH)

Ciao Italia features over 160 recipes for authentic Italian dishes, along with 60 original full-color food photographs & 30+ scenic images and personal photos from the author’s archives. A companion to the 2019 PBS series, this book–and its recipes, tradition, narrative, and photography–proves that la dolce vita is certainly alive and well in Italy. www.ciaoitalia.com

Peter E. Randall Publisher
9781942155171         Hardcover             $39.95
Publication Date: November 1, 2018

Contact: Kate Crichton, media@perpublisher.com 

 

FICTION

THE LAST LIE

By Alex Lake (Brunswick, ME)

Claire Daniels has everything she’s ever wanted—a career she loves, friends she can rely on, and a husband who dotes on her. But for Alfie, it couldn’t be more different. His life with Claire is built on a lie. A lot of lies. And she can never find out.

HarperCollins 360
9780008295127             Paperback        $12.99
Publication Date: December 31, 2018

Contact: Meredith Dowling, meredith.dowling@harpercollins.com

THE LAST WOMAN IN THE FOREST

By Diane Les Becquets (Henniker, NH)

The national bestselling author of Breaking Wild delivers a riveting and haunting thriller about a woman who fears that the greatest threat to her survival could be the man she loves. Diane Les Becquets, a former professor of English and MFA director, is an avid outdoorswoman, enjoying backpacking off the grid, snowshoeing, archery, and swimming. A native of Nashville, she spent almost fourteen years living in a small Colorado ranching town before moving to New Hampshire.

Berkley, Penguin Random House
9780399587047             Hardcover             $26.00
Publication Date: March 5, 2019

Contact: Fareeda Bullert, fbullert@penguinrandomhouse.com

 

NON-FICTION

THE FOURTH STRING 

By Janet Pocorobba (VT)

Vermont author Janet Pocorobba’s The Fourth String explores the intense and unlikely relationship that grows between a Japanese master and an American student, both exiles from their own cultures who find refuge in the three strings of the Japanese shamisen. As they confront each other, and themselves, each learns what gives their life purpose and what belonging truly means. Part travelogue, part portrait, The Fourth String offers a rare glimpse of a relationship seldom seen today: its beauty, its dangers, its hidden and difficult pleasures.

Stone Bridge Press
9781611720464              Paperback                 $16.95
Publication Date: March 12, 2019

Contact: Michael Palmer, michael@stonebridgepub.com