Lucky 7: Final Vinyl Days

October 31, 2012 • No Comments Today is the Final Vinyl Day for the October Lucky 7 titles — All McCorkle, All Month. Get these Jill McCorkle e-books for just $1.99 before they turn into pumpkins (or just regularly priced e-books).…


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Giveaway Monday: Life Among Giants

5 Comments October 29, 2012 • 5 Comments If Hurricane Sandy and the ensuing Frankenstorm are bearing down on you, we hope you are safe and sound and safely ensconced with your best friend during a long storm — a good book! And…


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Lucky 7: Creatures of Habit

No Comments October 25, 2012 • No Comments “Jill McCorkle’s barkingly funny short-story collection trots out a menagerie of tragic and absurd tales with tails.” — Vanity Fair Today’s Lucky 7 post is going to the dogs with Jill McCorkle’s animal-themed short story…


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Lucky 7: Tending to Virginia

No Comments October 24, 2012 • No Comments Although the term “for better or for worse” goes with married couples, it really should apply to families overall.  In Tending to Virginia , Jill McCorkle presents us with three (soon to be four) generations…


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Giveaway Monday:The Art Forger

8 Comments October 22, 2012 • 8 Comments November’s #1 IndieNext pick — the top choice of independent booksellers — officially publishes tomorrow, but today is your chance to win a copy of the book that The Boston Globe calls “an inventive and…


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Lucky 7: Carolina Moon

No Comments October 18, 2012 • No Comments “Jill McCorkle gives herself over to her stories like a dancer surrenders to music, and, consequently, they flow as naturally across the page as a stream rounds rocks.” – Booklist Check out a preview of…


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Lucky 7: July 7th

No Comments October 17, 2012 • No Comments “An absorbing tale…a tumultuous crazy quilt of anecdotes and happenings.” — Chicago Tribune With Jill McCorkle’s new novel, Life After Life, coming out in March, now is the best time to start at the beginning,…


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Lucky 7: Going Away Shoes

1 Comment October 16, 2012 • 1 Comment   “These gems are written by a master craftswoman. Each story deserves savoring, as melancholy and humor work beautifully together in this artful collection.” – The Boston Globe       From tennis shoes to…


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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

2 Comments October 15, 2012 • 2 Comments It’s a bit later in the day than usual, but we just can’t start the work week without our Giveaway Monday. Today we’re featuring the upcoming debut novel, Hikikomori and the Rental Sister by Jeff…


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Comet’s Tale online

No Comments October 10, 2012 • No Comments Comet’s Tale: How the Dog I Rescued Saved My Life has gone online and off the leash with a gorgeous new website. Check out for a moving video about Comet when she won Nebraska…