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Giveaway Monday: The Third Son

January 28, 2013 • 4 Comments

In her debut novel, Julie Wu has created an extraordinary character, a gentle soul forced to fight for everything he’s ever wanted: food, an education, and his first love. You’ll fall in love with Saburo…

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Lucky 7: Crash Diet

No Comments January 24, 2013 • No Comments

Lucky 7 favorite Jill McCorkle is back — both on this month’s Lucky 7 list with a classic short story collection and, coming in March, with her first novel in seventeen years! And you can…

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Lucky 7: From the Ground Up

No Comments January 23, 2013 • No Comments

It’s never easy to learn something new, but in From the Ground Up, Amy Stewart puts all of her successes and mishaps on display in order to help plant the path for us.   Take your…

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January 18, 2013

Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

1 Comment January 18, 2013 • 1 Comment

You can buy Ellen Foster at AMAZON, BARNES & NOBLE, KOBO, and INDIEBOUND.
“When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy.”
With that opening sentence we enter into the childhood world of one of the most…

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Lucky 7: The Last Girls

No Comments January 16, 2013 • No Comments

Take a trip down the Mississippi with Lee Smith and The Last Girls  for a decidedly different take on Ol’ Man River. You’re not traveling The Big Muddy with Twain.  No, these are strong women…

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Giveaway Monday:Heading Out to Wonderful

5 Comments January 14, 2013 • 5 Comments

O magazine called it “deliciously dark and dangerous.” Now it’s deliciously dark and paperback — with a gorgeous new jacket design. And this is your chance to win a copy for Giveaway Monday. Enter the…

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Lucky 7: Gap Creek

1 Comment January 10, 2013 • 1 Comment

This Lucky 7 book is not to be missed.  A New York Times Notable Book, an Oprah’s Book Club Book, and a national bestseller with over 1 million copies in print, Gap Creek by Robert Morgan is only $1.99…

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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

3 Comments January 7, 2013 • 3 Comments

Publication day is tomorrow and rave reviews keep rolling in for a novel that is “simply breathtaking in its delicacy and prose” and just so happens to be our Giveaway Monday book…
Hikikomori and the…

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Lucky 7 for January: What to Read in 2013

4 Comments January 2, 2013 • 4 Comments

What to Read in 2013
With the New Year come new books from some of Algonquin’s classic authors. Dive into wonderful works from the likes of Lee Smith, Robert Morgan, Jill McCorkle, Amy Stewart, and…

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Auld Lang Syne … in clothes

1 Comment December 31, 2012 • 1 Comment

Clothes may make the man, but they definitely make the memories for a woman. Open your closet and the tapestry of a life unfolds.
I wore this skirt to the interview for the job that…

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