Fall 2014 Algonquin Reader Giveaway

August 6, 2014 • 1 Comment

Want a sneak peek of  some of this fall’s most loo-minary fiction? Elliott Bay Bookstore is on it. Check out the reading material that they’ve been privy to. (See what we did here?) Fill out…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Fall 2014 Galleys

19 Comments May 20, 2014 • 19 Comments

Galleys, we’ve got galleys. We’ve got lots and lots of galleys.
This is your chance to get your mitts on advance reading copies of our Fall 2014 titles. Get ‘em now. Get ‘em before BEA…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Late Starters Orchestra

6 Comments May 6, 2014 • 6 Comments

A bit of a late start for today’s giveaway, but that’s just so appropriate for today’s book — The Late Starters Orchestra by Ari Goldman.
Ari Goldman hasn’t played in twenty-five years, but he’s decided…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Rental Sister

2 Comments April 29, 2014 • 2 Comments

Jeff Backhaus’ The Rental Sister is a special book. One you won’t forget and one you won’t be able to stop talking about. It’s a book meant for discussion: What would you do in that…

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Giveaway Tuesday: My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer

No Comments April 22, 2014 • No Comments

Krista Bremer’s bold love story has sparked conversation not only about bicultural relationships but about all relationships. Because, really, aren’t all marriages bicultural when you think about it? In the video below, Krista talks about…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Ellen Gilchrist’s Acts of God

4 Comments April 8, 2014 • 4 Comments

The amazing Chuck Adams, editor of great and well-earned acclaim, explains how and why he responds so profoundly to Ellen Gilchrist’s new collection, Acts of God. After you read what Chuck has written, you will have…

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Giveaway Day: Kids These Days

No Comments December 17, 2013 • No Comments

“Sometimes when mommies and daddies love each other very much…”
Sometimes they make a baby. Sometimes they make a book.
Drew Perry started writing Kids These Days when he was first facing fatherhood. He has…

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Short Story Stocking Stuffer to Share

1 Comment December 12, 2013 • 1 Comment

Rebecca Lee’s writing in her stunning collection, Bobcat and Other Stories, has been bringing reading joy to the world this year. From the New York Times Book Review: “The collection has so many good passages…

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Giveaway and video Tuesday: Guests on Earth

2 Comments November 17, 2013 • 2 Comments

Watch this mini-documentary about the amazing Lee Smith and how she came to write Guests on Earth, which publishes today. This isn’t a book trailer. It’s worth a midday break to watch. Promise. This is…

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“Celebrate Lee Smith Week” comes to Giveaway Monday

No Comments November 17, 2013 • No Comments

This year marks the forty-fifth anniversary of Lee Smith’s first novel, The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed. Since its publication in 1968, Lee has penned twelve other widely acclaimed novels and four collections of short…

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