The Perfect Holiday Gift: Loretta’s Books

Holiday Gift Idea: Buy Loretta’s books TODAY!

Seeking an artisanal gift that is sure to inspire? Look no further than Loretta Boyer McClellan’s collection of six books, including a two-volume Maine-based fiction series (Misthaven of Maine and Misthaven of Maine: Journey to Beyond), two volumes of poetry (Dodging Raindrops: Poems and Prose of Beauty, Peace and Healing, and Meet Me on the Other Side of Wonder: Selected Poems), a self-help book on JOY (The Little Book of Everlasting Joy: 16 Pieces of Wisdom for Our Time), and a teaching memoir that includes a bonus guided meditation (The Nature of BEing: A Healing Journey).

Added Bonus: Each book’s cover features original watercolors and graphic design by the author-artist!

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With nature as a recurring theme, Loretta is the author of six books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including the Misthaven of Maine Series, her memoir, The Nature of BEing: A Healing Journey, and her latest work, Meet Me on the Other Side of Wonder: Selected Poems. An award-winning artist and designer, her original watercolors and design grace the covers of all her books. When she isn’t out in nature, you can often find her writing or painting at the campsite. Visit and for more information.

Poetry Reading: “Consider”

Writer, Author, Artist, and Poet, Loretta Boyer McClellan (, shares in this video from her sixth book and second volume of poetry, Meet Me On the Other Side of Wonder: Selected Poems, of “Consider,” at the “Poetry & Pie Night,” a virtual event and gathering of poets celebrating National Poetry Month, hosted by the Eastport Arts Center, April 30, 2021, with Mark Macey as Master of Ceremonies. She also includes in her remarks the inspiration behind her poem of hope and humanity.

“Consider” and Meet Me On the Other Side of Wonder ©2020-2021 Loretta McClellan; all rights reserved.

Jump to 2:18 for the poem.

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Loretta’s books are available on Amazon or wherever books are sold. Her artwork adorns the covers of all of her books. Visit for author and book information, and for artist information. (Video courtesy of the Eastport Arts Center, shared with permission).