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Booksellers, See You at BEA

May 27, 2015 • No Comments

We’re so excited to see all of our bookselling friends at Book Expo America this week! Here’s a comprehensive list of all of our featured authors and events throughout the week. If you’ll be at…

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Giveaway: Fall 2015 Algonquin Reader

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Get the skinny on our upcoming Fall fiction. Enter for chance to receive a copy of The Algonquin Reader Fall 2015 with author essays and excerpts from soon-to-be-published novels from bestselling authors Robert Goolrick, Jonathan…

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In Swindlers We Trust: The Greatest Con Men You’ve Never Heard Of

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Bernie Madoff’s name is synonymous with swindle. Boston con man Charles Ponzi is infamous for the Ponzi scheme. But there are plenty of lesser-known con men who were as successful and audacious, if not quite…

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#TwitterFiction with Jonathan Evison

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We spent a good portion of this week following the adventures of Kurt Pickens of Owingsville, Kentucky, on his Alaskan cruise. Oh, that buffet! It was a lovely midday vacay as we set sail with…

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Giveaway: The High Divide Paperback

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Happy paperback publication day for The High Divide! Enter for a chance to win a paperback copy of Lin Enger’s beautifully written novel. Isn’t it time to remind yourself of the reasons you read?
In…

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Books for Mom

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The Year My Mother Came Back by Heather Lende: For the first time in decades I’m remembering Mom, all of her–the wonderful and terrible things about her that I’ve cast out of my thoughts for…

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Bookmarking Indie Bookstore Day

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In honor of Indie Bookstore Day on Saturday, our own Craig Popelars — Algonquin’s director of sales and marketing and the best friend a bookstore could ever have — reminisces about his local childhood bookstore and…

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April 28, 2015 Find the Good

Jump on #findthegood bandwagon

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The bad stuff will always be there. There is death and loss. That’s how life rolls. And we know this.
But there’s a lot more good to the bad than we allow ourselves to see…

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Last Child in the Woods National Park Pass Sweepstakes

3 Comments April 23, 2015 • 3 Comments

Chances are you’re reading this on some sort of mobile digital device, right? Well, then, with mobile device in hand, take a few steps toward the door and GO OUTSIDE! You remember outside, right?
Ah,…

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April 23, 2015 Empire of Deception

Happy Sant Jordi Day: Empire of Deception Giveaway

6 Comments April 23, 2015 • 6 Comments

In honor of  World Book Day, we’re embracing the Catalan tradition of Sant Jordi Day — sweethearts exchange books and roses on April 23 — but with our own twist. We’re giving books to YOU! Six lucky…

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