New England
(by title)
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20th Century U.S. History / Gambling & Lotteries / New England History

American Sweepstakes

The dramatic story of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire Sweepstakes
Flynn, Kevin

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New England History / Portsmouth

Among the Isles of Shoals

An enduring classic of New England literature
Thaxter, Celia

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New England History / Economics & Business / American History


How the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company shaped the social, ethnic, and economic existence of Manchester, New Hampshire during America’s rise as a manufacturing power.
Hareven, Tamara K. and Randolph Langenbach.

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Regional Architecture / New England Travel

Architecture in Salem

Long-awaited reprint of an essential guide to the architectural heritage of Salem, Massachusetts.
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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New England Travel / American Art

Art Museums PLUS

An engaging guide to over 150 art museums and more throughout New England
Marshall, Traute M.

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Modern Architecture to 1945 / Regional Architecture / New England History

Arts and Crafts Architecture

The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England’s Arts and Crafts architecture
Meister, Maureen

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Trees / Nature - Regional


What kind of tree is that?
From Maine to New York, you’ll never be stumped again with this handy companion to the trees of the Northeast, either out in the woods or in your own backyard.
Wojtech, Michael

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Nature - Regional / Conservation

Basking with Humpbacks

A lively and often surprising look at eleven of New England’s most threatened marine species
McLeish, Todd

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Biography / Women's Studies / New England History / Portsmouth New Hampshire

Beyond the Garden Gate

The first new biography in twenty years of a beloved New England writer.
Mandel, Norma H.

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Cycling / New England Travel / Portsmouth

Bicycling New Hampshire's Seacoast
Revised & updated edition

Recently revised and updated, this is the only biking guide you need to enjoy ocean views and country roads on New Hampshire’s historic, scenic Seacoast and adjacent Maine. Includes maps and directions for 28 rides
Chestney, Linda

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Cycling / New England Travel / Portsmouth

Bicycling Southern New Hampshire
Revised & expanded ed.

This updated and expanded second edition of this book offers the best cycling routes in southern New Hampshire
Chestney, Linda

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Architecture / New England History

Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn
20th Anniversary Edition

The twentieth anniversary edition of the classic architectural study of the development of the connected farm buildings made by 19th-century New Englanders, which offers insight into the people who made them.
Hubka, Thomas C.

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Birds & Birdwatching / Nature - Regional

Birdwatching in New Hampshire

A guide to birding in the Granite State
Masterson, Eric A.

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Nature - Regional / Nature - Reference / Nature - Plants

Bogs & Fens

The definitive guide to the flora of northeastern bogs and fens
Davis, Ronald B.

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True Crime / New England History

Boston Strong

The story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

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Natural History / Native American History / New England History / Natural History

Ceremonial Time

A magical book that turns one modest square mile of exurban land into the most remarkably fascinating place
Mitchell, John Hanson

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New England History / Nature / Conservation

Clearing the Coastline

A social and ecological history of the rise and demise of Cape Cod’s coastal fisheries in the nineteenth century
McKenzie, Matthew

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Colonial History / New England History

Colonial New Hampshire

A comprehensive and thoroughly readable history of New Hampshire’s turbulent colonial years
Daniell, Jere R.

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New England Travel / Folklore

Curious New England
Updated and Illustrated.

Points the way to all the tantalizing treats and terrifying treasures that remain tucked away in overlooked museums, private collections, and forgotten recesses of this very special region
Citro, Joseph A., Foulds, Diane E.

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Natural Disasters / New England History


Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont, from the perspective of Vermonters who rebuilt their state
Shinn, Peggy

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New England History / Social History / Cooking - Chefs & Restaurants

Dining Out in Boston

The history of restaurants in Boston
O'Connell, James C.

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Mountains / Nature - Regional / Ecology

Eastern Alpine Guide

Explore the wonders of eastern North America’s alpine regions
Jones, Mike and Liz Willey, Editors

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Architecture / New England History / New England Travel

Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings

A generously illustrated handbook for identifying and understanding structures that symbolize the region’s unique cultural and historical landscape
Visser, Thomas Durant

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Football / New England History

Five Rings

Five rings to rule them all! A history of the modern Patriots as seen through the lens of their Super Bowl games, by the bestselling author of From Darkness to Dynasty
Thornton, Jerry

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Colonial History / New England History

Folded Selves

A new evaluation of New England’s literature of dissent in works by early English settlers in America
Burnham, Michelle

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New England History / Canadian Studies

The French-Canadian Heritage in New England

A comprehensive historical, sociological, and cultural introduction to the sizable Franco-American population in New England.
Brault, Gerard J.

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Sports History / Football / New England History

From Darkness to Dynasty

The wild, zany, forgotten history of the NFL’s premier franchise!

Thornton, Jerry

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New England History / 20th Century U.S. History / Rural Studies

Going Up the Country

How the counterculture changed Vermont—and America

Daley, Yvonne

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Nature - Regional / Conservation

Golden Wings & Hairy Toes

A lively and often surprising look at fourteen of New England’s most endangered species
McLeish, Todd

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New England Travel / New England Cooking / Beverages / Beer

The Good Beer Guide to New England

A comprehensive guide to the brewpubs and breweries of New England
Crouch, Andy

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New England History / Archaeology

A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts

A unique introduction to the history of Boston through archaeological objects
Bagley, Joseph M.

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True Crime - Murder / New England History

In the Evil Day

A quiet New England town is shattered by violence—and rises above it
Carey, Richard Adams

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New England History

Indian Stream Republic

A tale of struggle, survival, and independence in a disputed northern New England frontier.
Doan, Daniel. Jere R. Daniell, introd. and afterward; Ruth Doan MacDougall, ed.

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New England History / American Revolutionary War / Historical Biography

Inventing Ethan Allen

A fascinating look at the genesis, longevity, and meaning of the story of Ethan Allen in the context of Vermont history and memory
Duffy, John J. and H. Nicholas Muller III

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Colonial History / Social History / New England History

Invisible Masters

Can one serve both God and mammon?
Ceppi, Elisabeth

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New England History

John Josselyn, Colonial Traveler

A new edition of an unusual description of 17th-century New England flora and fauna, folklore, and the Indian and Puritan cultures of that time.
Josselyn, John. Paul J. Lindholdt, ed. and introd.

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True Crime

Killer Show

The definitive book on The Station nightclub fire on the 10th anniversary of the disaster
Barylick, John

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Economics & Business - Regional / New England History / Regional Studies

Landscape of Industry

An illustrated history of the cradle of American industrialization
Worcester Historical Museum; Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, fwd.

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New England History / Economics & Business / Agriculture & Food Production

A Long, Deep Furrow

A highly readable history and almost encyclopedic reference work, with information on every pertinent aspect of farming and country life.
Russell, Howard S. and Mark Lapping, fwd.

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Historical Biography / American Revolutionary War / New England History

Nathan Hale

Now in paperback, the New York Times best-selling biography—the first in nearly a century—of the legendary Revolutionary War patriot and our country’s first spy
Phelps, M. William

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New England Travel / Regional Architecture / Historic Preservation

New England’s Covered Bridges

A complete guide to more than 200 covered bridges in the six New England states.
Evans, Benjamin D.; Evans, June R.

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Agriculture & Food Production / New England Gardening / Regional Photography

New Hampshire Women Farmers

Beautifully illustrated book showcasing the efforts of New Hampshire’s farm women to revitalize farming in the twenty-first century
Brody, Helen and Leslie Tuttle, Photographer

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New England History / White Mountains Mountaineering

Passaconaway’s Realm

A compelling narrative of the journeys of early American explorers into the White Mountain wilderness
Lawson, Russell M.

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New England History

Reflections in Bullough’s Pond

A dramatic story of the interplay between environment and economy in New England.
Muir, Diana

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Colonial History / New England History / Biography - Adventurers & Explorers

The Sea Mark

The first complete narrative history of Captain John Smith’s exploration of the New England coast
Lawson, Russell M.

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New England Gardening / Shade Gardening / Temperate Climate Gardening

The Shady Lady’s Guide to Northeast Shade Gardening

The last shade gardening book you’ll ever need
Ziffer, Amy

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Women's Studies

Sisters of Fortune

Uses more than 350 letters to reconstruct the lives of a trio of sister whose father, a U.S. Congressman from New Hampshire, left them in 1850 for the Gold Rush.
Heffernan, Nancy Coffey, and Ann Page Stecker

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New England History / World War II

Stark Decency

An evocative history of a World War II German POW camp in New Hampshire, where friendships among prisoners, guards, and villagers overcame the bitter divisions of war
Koop, Allen V. Hartmut Lang, fwd.

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Architecture / New England History

Summer by the Seaside

A sweeping, richly illustrated architectural study of the large, historic New England coastal resort hotels
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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Running & Jogging / New England Travel

Trail Running Western Massachusetts

An up-to-date guide to the 51 best trail running sites in western Massachusetts
Kimball, Ben

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New England History / Land Use Law / Native American Studies


An exploration of the various systems of land control and the evolution of private property
Mitchell, John Hanson

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Nature Essays / New England History / Literary Criticism - American

Walking Towards Walden

On a fifteen-mile bushwhack, exploring the whole idea of place
Mitchell, John Hanson

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New England Cooking

Wines and Beers of Old New England

"This book is written for people who like to go to folk museums, who like to collect antiques, who like to renovate old houses, and who like to drink," writes the author.
Brown, Sanborn C. Ed Lindlof, drawings

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New England History / Social History / Labor Studies

You Had a Job for Life

The life and death of a mill town
Sayen, Jamie

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