Category Archives: Books

Introducing The Captain Lord Mansion Book Club in Kennebunkport, Maine

I enjoy reading, especially historical novels, biographies and general history books.  I just finished reading “Lost in Shangri-La: Escape From a Hidden World”, By Mitchell Zuckoff.  This is a true life adventure about a World War II military plane crash in the wilds on New Guinea.  Mr Zuckoff spins an intriguing tale of death, survival […]

Where Can You Find “An Illustrated Guide to Kennebunk’s Architectural Heritage”?

The Brick Store Museum, a local Kennebunk art and history museum recently published "Windows on the Past: An Illustrated Guide to Kennebunk's History through Architecture".  This beautiful four-color, 62 page booklet was written by Rosalind Magnuson and edited by Tracy Baetz.  Quoting from the foreword; "This publication represents the first to combine color photography, a […]

First a Wine Nook, Now A Book Nook! Always A Little More Nooky at The Captain Lord Mansion!

   What happens when your wife tells you that you have cluttered up the guest rooms with too many books placed on shelves and mantels?  The short answer is you have the housekeeping staff remove as much of the clutter as possible.  The question I had was "Where do we put books that will be convenient for […]

Where Can You Find The Books in Kennebunkport?

Bev and I are pleased to announce the arrival of Kennebooks, a brand new bookstore which is located on Route 35 on the approach to Kennebunkport.  It was not delivered by the seagull sitting on the roof, but rather by a swarm of construction workers who transformed the building which formerly housed Greg Alexander Gifts.  After Greg closed […]

New Bookstore Opens In Kennebunk Near Kennebunkport!

  Kennebooks is a brand new, year round, full service store designed to serve residents and tourists alike who are living and traveling in this area of Maine.  Located in Kennebunk’s Lower Village, it’s a quick stroll from downtown Kennebunkport, on the way to all the beaches, and provides plenty of parking.  With more than 11,000 […]

What Is The Select Registry and Where Do You Find It In Kennebunkport?

The Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America is the premier guide to exceptional travel and lodging and has been a useful tool for travelers for 21 years.  Before it's incarnation as "The Select Registry", it was a wonderful travel guidebook called "Country Inns & Back Roads" written by Norman Simpson.  Norman began traveling New England in […]