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On the Road: Maine State Library

There's Something About The Maine State Library For the first time, I visited the Maine State Library and - surprise! - it was fantastic. My trip was prompted by the latest book chosen for the #AnHistorianReads book club. The library I frequent did not have a copy, and I could not request the book from … Continue reading On the Road: Maine State Library

The Briar Patch – Bangor, Maine

There's Something About The Briar Patch When it comes to cities in the Pine Tree State (granted, we don't have many), none other embodies the M A I N E  experience like Bangor. It's a gateway to both the coast and the County, its suburbia sprawls historically around the smaller downtown, and it's a great place to … Continue reading The Briar Patch – Bangor, Maine

Barnes & Noble – Augusta, Maine

There's Something About Barnes & Noble When I started my On The Road series, I told myself to stick to writing about bookstores, cafes, and hangouts that are underrated, exceptionally special to me, and on my non-physical bookish bucket list. From the title of this blog post, you are probably thinking, "way to veer off … Continue reading Barnes & Noble – Augusta, Maine

Powell’s City of Books – Portland, Oregon

There's Something About Powell's City of Books For my first trip to the west coast (Portland, Oregon to be exact), I made sure Powell's City of Books was at the top of my must-see list. Powell's is an independent bookseller, has an inventory of over two million books, and is a third-generation owned business with … Continue reading Powell’s City of Books – Portland, Oregon