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Open EVERY DAY   9 am - 6 pm 

16 E. Main Street, Warner NH  03278

603-456-2700  

Email info@mainstreetbookends.com

                                         

YANKEE Magazine’s “Editors’ Pick-Must-See Bookstore in New England"
New Hampshire Magazine’s “Best Community Bookstore in New Hampshire”
"Something Wonderful is Happening in Warner"

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Four Summer Evenings with Nationally Known Authors
Presented by the Warner Historical Society
      
   

Warner Town Hall, 5 East Main Street
7:00 p.m.  Tickets $10 each or 4 for $32.00

Available at MainStreet BookEnds

 

 

We are pleased to once again be the booksellers for The Tory Hill Authors Series, sponsored by the Warner Historical Society. It is an annual summer event showcasing locally and nationally known authors reading and talking about their books and personal experiences.  Each event in the series is followed by a dessert reception with live music, a book signing and an opportunity to meet with the author. 

 

August 19, 2017

 

Paul Doiron

 

and Kristen Lindquist

 

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Paul Doiron is the author of the Mike Bowditch series of award-winning crime novels, including The Poacher's Son, which won the Barry Award and the Strand Critics Award for Best First Novel; Trespasser, which won the Maine Literary Award and was an American Booksellers Association Indie Bestseller; Bad Little Falls, a Bookscan Bestseller; Massacre Pond, an Indie Next pick and an Indie Favorite, as well as a Bookscan Bestseller; The Bone Orchard, which received Down East's Best of Maine award; The Precipice, a LibraryReads selection and RT Top Pick; and Widowmaker, which was also a LibraryReads selection and a #1 Maine Sunday Telegram bestseller. The eighth and most recent addition to the series, Knife Creek, comes out in June 2017. His novels have been translated into 10 languages.

Paul is Editor Emeritus of Down East: The Magazine of Maine, having served as Editor in Chief from 2005 to 2013 before stepping down to write full time. A native of Maine, he attended Yale University, where he graduated with a degree in English, and he holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. He is a former member of the Maine Arts Commission and a current member of the Maine Humanities Council. He is also a Registered Maine Guide specializing in fly-fishing. You can read more about Paul and his books at www.pauldoiron.com.


Kristen Lindquist, Paul's wife, is a poet and freelance writer whose writings have appeared in such venues as Down East, Bangor Metro, Bangor Daily News, as well as many literary journals and anthologies. Her chapbook Invocation to the Birds was published by Oyster River Press in New Hampshire as part of its Walking to Windward series. Her first full-length poetry collection, Transportation, was a finalist for a 2012 Maine Literary Award. Garrison Keillor read three poems from the book on National Public Radio's The Writer's Almanac. Her second book, Tourists in the Known World: New & Selected Poems, was published this spring.

Kristen attended Middlebury College and holds an MFA in poetry from the University of Oregon. An avid birder, she leads bird walks all over Maine and for the Acadia Birding Festival. She has written a natural history column for the local paper for many years and for the past eight years has maintained a daily haiku blog, Book of Days, at klindquist.blogspot.com. She and Paul live at the foot of the Camden Hills in her hometown of Camden, Maine.
 

 
Knife Creek: A Mike Bowditch Mystery Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250102355
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - June 13th, 2017

Tourists in the Known World; New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780692834480
Availability: Special Order
Published: Megunticook Press - March 1st, 2017

The Poacher's Son Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780312671143
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - April 12th, 2011

Transportation Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780982668061
Availability: Special Order
Published: Megunticook Press - March 1st, 2011

Widowmaker Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250130167
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - May 2nd, 2017

The Bone Orchard Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250067425
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - June 16th, 2015

Bad Little Falls Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250031471
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - July 9th, 2013

Trespasser Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250001597
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - April 10th, 2012

The Precipice Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250092083
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 31st, 2016

Massacre Pond Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250049094
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - June 17th, 2014

We will be up at the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum for Permaculture Day

 

Saturday August 26

 

Please join us at our tables as we welcome

 

Mike Dickerman

 

signing and discussing his newest book from 11 am to 1 pm

 

Mount Washington; Narratives and Perspectives

 

 

Mike has gathered and edited more than 20 previously written pieces all inspired by New England's highest peak, covering nearly every aspect of the mountain's storied Past.  Check out this collection that explores the captivating history of one of the Granite State's most remarkable places.

Mount Washington: Narratives and Perspectives Cover Image
By Mike Dickerman (Editor)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781625859013
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: History Press - July 24th, 2017

Please Join Us at the Mt. Kerasarge Indian Museum

 

for PERMACULTURE DAY 2017

 

We are proud to be the booksellers for this annual event of workshops and information

 

This year at the spectacular grounds and buildings of the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

 

More information HERE

MSMP&G LogoMainStreet MarketPlace & Gallery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MainStreet MarketPlace
& Gallery
 
Open Daily from 9 am to 6 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MainStreet MarketPlace & Gallery Logo
by Lucinda McQueen
 
 
MainStreet MarketPlace & Gallery, in the attached barn,
featuring local art, local products, and local food.
Paintings, ceramics, prints, pottery, jewelry, quilts, furniture and many assorted hand-crafted items from our local artists,
as well as homespun wool, local eggs, milk, and produce in season.
At MainStreet MarketPlace & Gallery all are welcome to relax with a cup of coffee, free wi-fi, and children have their own play corner.  
 
 
Jim Mitchell Community Park
 
 
 
MainStreet BookEnds partners with MainStreet Warner, Inc. MSW, Inc.
 
 
 
 
 

MainStreet BookEnds shares this space with MainStreet Warner, Inc., the non-profit foundation responsible for the adjacent Jim Mitchell Community Park and MainStreet Warner Stage and amphitheater.

Events in the Gallery, Park  and Stage are coordinated through MainStreet Warner, Inc.,
established in 2000, and dedicated to promoting the arts, education and preservation of the Warner Community. 
 

Future Amphitheater   
  Jim Mitchell
Community Park
MainStreet Warner Stage and Amphitheater
 
 
 
 
We are thrilled to be the second bookstore in the country to be 100% SOLAR!
Installed in January of 2012, our 11.52 KW solar system provides 100% of all the electrical needs for the building, as well as for the park.
DoBros B&W
 
Just one more reason

Something Wonderful is Happening in Warner
 
 
MainStreet BookEnds celebrates their 16th Birthday with a "Children's Literature Float" ~ WFFF Parade 10/12/14