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Science Fiction

Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers

Warm, lush and as cozy as a Studio Ghibli film, this book made me want to wander into the woods with my friends and build a yurt commune and never return. This book was the equivalent of talking to a friend about life over coffee and feeling like the world may just end up ok in the end. Dex and Mosscap are the new friendly faces of hopeful sci-fi!

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Middle Grade

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller

Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This uplifting story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to unlock the power of stories and save her grandmother.


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Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

A family reunion on an island leads to murder in this delightfully twisty and atmospheric thriller with a wink to Agatha Christie, from the New York Times bestselling author of Rock Paper Scissors

After years of avoiding each other, Daisy Darker’s entire family is assembling for Nana’s 80th birthday party in Nana’s crumbling gothic house on a tiny tidal island. Finally back together one last time, when the tide comes in, they will be cut off from the rest of the world for eight hours.


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Young adult 

I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston

Part scavenger hunt, part unraveling of identity, all heart, this book holds space for all the kids too terrified to come out and provides a sanctuary of queer found family to feel safe with. This book will save lives in the right hands, it will set people free, and what a great graduation gift that is.

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About Bridgton Books

Bridgton Books is a general interest independent bookstore nestled in the heart of Maine's Lakes Region. Founded in 1993 by Justin and Pam Ward, Bridgton Books has been serving the community of Bridgton and the surrounding areas for almost 30 years.

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140 Main Street

Bridgton, Maine 04009


Monday - Saturday 9:30AM - 5:30PM

Sunday 10:00AM - 5:00PM


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