A haven for the curious! Widely ranging used books, many out of print. We cover general topics extensively, and specialize in science fiction, horror, mystery, and other weird fiction, as well as esoteric topics, including but not limited to philosophy, occult, illusionism, cryptozoology, paranormal pursuits, and more. Select new book stock available through our website. Please email with used book requests for mail order. Open year-round. Please check Facebook or Google Business for hours as factors change. Current limited hours for browsing are Weds-Sat 12:00-4:00, with additional hours being added in May.
We've got the book for you! From exciting novels by your favorite authors to culture changing conversations. Come in to find bestselling new releases, timeless classics, sweet children's books, and books by Maine authors.
Curmudgeon Books is a community bookstore covering a variety of subjects including children's books, fiction, science fiction, comics, audio-books, DVDs, music CDs, and vinyl records. The store's largest section is history, both American and World, with large sections covering the Civil War and WWII. Author signings regularly happen on Saturdays and we host special events around our comics and science fiction section. Our staff are some of the best people in the world, mostly graphic artists and writers supplementing their income helping our patrons. We are a family owned bookstore here to serve our community.
Books, gifts, toys, crafts, collectibles, and puppets for all ages! Independent bookstore; mostly children's books and toys, best-sellers and popular YA/Adult books; literary novelty items, puzzles, puppets, and kites. Hosts story-time, puppet shows
Familiar Trees is an independent bookstore with a focus on art and design, with both vintage and new books on topics including 20th Century Art, Photography, Architecture, Interiors and Graphic Design. We also carry a carefully curated selection of literature and poetry as well as books on cinema, music, and performance.
"Guilty Prayer is most stunning for how much it fits into a small space. All of this, no doubt, in praise of Steve Henn’s brilliantly malleable poetic voice, which shifts tones, moods, and paces seamlessly between pages and between lines. I love this book for how it faces me, how it speaks to me, how it trusts me with what it knows. Reading this has made me a more generous person." —Hanif Abdurraqib
Mother Body is an intersectional exploration of the trauma and agency held within a body defined by its potential to mother. As Mother Body unfolds, it tasks its reader to understand the expected and unexpected manifestations of motherhood, through menstruation and womb work, but also generational, societal, and literary mothering. With a variety of forms and modes, these poems unpack the experiences of a fat, black woman's body while also manifesting joy, resistance, and celebration. Buy this book from our affiliate Bookshop.org.
Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat is a heart-wrenching reconciliation and confrontation of the living, breathing ghosts that awaken Black women each day. This debut poetry collection summons multiple hauntings—ghosts of matriarchs that came before, those that were slain, and those that continue to speak to us, but also those horrors women of color strive to put to rest. Khalisa Rae examines the haunting feeling of facing past demons while grappling with sexism, racism, and bigotry. This book calls out for women to speak their truth in hopes of settling the ghosts or at least being at peace with them. Buy this book from our affiliate Bookshop.org.
Rodney Gómez's Arsenal With Praise Song somehow manages to yoke together lament and celebration, reproach and veneration across the borders of eras and nations. Set in the stark desert landscape of the México–U.S. border all too familiar to so many refugees and migrants, these poems scrutinize human bodies and the body of the earth as the sites of great injustices and violences—political, social, and spiritual—and as the vehicles that carry our collective legacy generation to generation. Buy this book from our affiliate Bookshop.org.