60 Main St.

Thomaston Maine 04861


(207) 354-2453


 Thomaston Public Library


Mondays and Fridays: 11-7

Tues, Weds, Thurs: 11-5

Saturdays: 9-1

Sundays: Closed


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September 2019






The Testaments by Margaret Atwood


Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center


Family of Origin by CJ Hauser


The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman


Game of Snipers by Stephen Hunter


The Children of the Ghetto, My Name is Adam by Elias Khoury


The Institute by Stephen King


The Swallows by Lisa Lutz


Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir


The Dutch House by Ann Patchett


The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal


Turbulence by David Szalay


Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson


Mystery & Thriller


The Bitterroots by C. J. Box


The Long Call by Ann Cleeves


Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson


The Escape Room by Megan Goldin


Land of Wolves by Craig Johnson


The Girl Who Lived Twice by David Lagercrantz


Word to the Wise by Jenn McKinlay


Old Bones by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk




The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder that Shocked Jazz-Age America by Karen Abbott


The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom


The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage that Defied the Nazis by William Geroux


Teen Graphic Novels & Manga


My Hero Academia, Volume 1 by Kohei Horikoshi


A Silent Voice, Volume 1 by Yorshitoki Oima


Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell


Angels of Death, Volume 1 by Makoto Sanada


The Seven Deadly Sins, Volume 1 by Nakaba Suzuki


The Umbrella Academy, Volume 2: Dallas by Gerard Way & Gabriel Ba


The Umbrella Academy, Volume 3: Hotel Oblivion by Gerard Way & Gabriel Ba


Middle Grade Fiction & Graphic Novels


Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo


Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly


All the Impossible Things by Lindasy Lackey


White Bird by R. J. Palacio


My Jasper June by Laurel Snyder


I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944 by Lauren Tarshis


I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 by Lauren Tarshis


Guts by Raina Telgemeier


Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson






August 2019





Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger


A Stranger on the Beach by Michelle Campbell


Shamed by Linda Castillo


A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais


Someone We Know by Shari Lapena


The Chain by Adrian McKinty


A Better Man by Louise Penny


The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware



Science Fiction & Fantasy


All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders


Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo


To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers


This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone


We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor


All Systems Red by Martha Wells



Graphic Novels


JoJo's Bizarre Adventure by Hirohiko Araki


Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman & Colleen Doran





Whisper Network by Chandler Baker


One Good Deed by David Baldacci


The Tenth Muse by Catherine Chung


The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates


The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess


Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor & Heather Webb


The Porpoise by Mark Haddon


Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes


Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane


Inland by Tea Obreht


The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa


Chances Are... by Richard Russo


Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout


The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman


The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead


Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams


Large Print


Someone to Honor by Mary Balogh


Love and Death Among the Cheetahs


A Hiss Before Dying by Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown


The Book Supremacy by Kate Carlisle


Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chen


A Dangerous Man by Robert Crais


The Kid by Ron Hansen


The Starlet and the Spy by Ji-Min Lee


Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber


The Second-Worst Restaurant in France by Alexander McCall Smith


Dying for Devil's Food by Jenn McKinlay


The First Family by Michael Palmer & Daniel Palmer


The Warning by James Patterson with Robison Wells


Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts


Nobody's Sweetheart Now by Maggie Robinson


Chances Are... by Richard Russo


The Last Widow by Karin Slaughter


A Vineyard Summer by Jean Stone


Indecent Exposure by Stuart Woods


Turbulence by Stuart Woods





Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed


The Evidential Power of Beauty: Science and Theology Meet by Thomas Dubay, S. M.






Endeavour, Series 1


Endeavour, Series 2


Grantchester, Season 4


Inspector Lewis, Series 8


The Quiet American


Tea with the Dames


Unforgotten, Season 1


July 2019




The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins


Recursion by Blake Crouch


Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler (Dirk Pitt Series, #25)


Almost Midnight by Paul Doiron (Mike Bowditch Series, #10)


The Friends We Keep by Jane Green


Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide


Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok


Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert MacFarlane


How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper


The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan


Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline


Backlash by Brad Thor (Scot Harvath Series #18)


On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong


Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner


Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruis Zafon (Cemetery of Forgotten Books #4)




The Public


The Hate U Give




Rudman Grant 2019


We are honored to be recipients of a grant from the Rose & Samuel Rudman Library Trust again this year! This grant is specifically for collection development, so it allows us to purchase books to help flesh out areas in the library's collection that might be lacking. This year, we applied for assistance with audiobooks, Maine children's book award nominees, series completion, and romance! We have a few items from each category on display this month in our main room, along with posters that show all of our recent purchases with the funds from this grant. Many thanks to the Maine Community Foundation and the Rudman Trust!





The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, read by Stephen Fry


Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, read by Wil Wheaton


The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz, read by Derek Jacobi


Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, read by Samantha Bond and Allan Corduner


Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo’ by Zora Neale Hurston, read by Robin Miles


Flight or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales, edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent, read by Stephen King et al


The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullaly and Nick Offerman, read by the authors


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale


The Martian by Andy Weir, read by R.C. Bray


Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, read by the author



Maine Children's Book Award Nominees:


Nominated for the Chickadee Award:


Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton, illustrated by Don Tate


There Might Be Lobsters by Carolyn Crimi, illustrated by Laurel Monk


A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love by Michelle Edwards, illustrated by G. Brian Karas


The Boy and the Whale by Mordicai Gerstein


Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Patrice Barton


Nominated for the Maine Student Book Award:


In the Shadow of the Sun by Anne Sibley O’Brien


Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh


Ghost by Jason Reynolds


Lost Boys by Darcey Rosenblatt


Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder





Someone to Care by Mary Balogh


Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen


Waiting in the Wings by Melissa Brayden


An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole


An Unconditional Freedom by Alyssa Cole


Any Duchess Will Do by Tessa Dare


The Governess Game by Tessa Dare


The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev


Wired by Julie Garwood


Fire and Ice by Julie Garwood


A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert


The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang


Second Time Sweeter by Beverly Jenkins


Tempest by Beverly Jenkins


Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas


Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas


Dawn in Eclipse Bay by Jayne Ann Krentz


One Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLean


A Scot in the Dark by Sarah MacLean


Second Chance by Jay Northcote


The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick


The Mystery Woman by Amanda Quick


Quicksilver by Amanda Quick


Wrong to Need You by Alisha Rai


Unmasked by the Marquess by Cat Sebastian


Idlewild by Jude Sierra


Month of Sundays by Yolanda Wallace



Series Completion:


The Weed that Strings a Hangman’s Bag by Alan Bradley


I am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley


As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley


Bink & Gollie: Two for One by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile


Bink & Gollie: Best Friends Forever by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile


Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Chris Van Dusen


Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde


Inkheart by Cornelia Funke


Voyager by Diana Gabaldon


Death Without Company by Craig Johnson


Kindness Goes Unpunished by Craig Johnson


Another Man’s Moccasins by Craig Johnson


The Dark Horse by Craig Johnson


Junkyard Dogs by Craig Johnson


Hell is Empty by Craig Johnson


As the Crow Flies by Craig Johnson


A Serpent’s Tooth by Craig Johnson


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down by Jeff Kinney


Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway by Jeff Kinney


Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon


Dressed for Death by Donna Leon


Death and Judgment by Donna Leon


Acqua Alta by Donna Leon


Quietly in Their Sleep Donna Leon


A Noble Radiance by Donna Leon


Fatal Remedies by Donna Leon


Friends in High Places by Donna Leon


A Sea of Troubles by Donna Leon


Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire


Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire


Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien


Brisingr by Christopher Paolini


Exit Music by Ian Rankin


The Trials of Apollo: The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan