Lucky 7: Tending to Virginia

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 www.CometsTale.com for a moving video about Comet when she won Nebraska…


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Publication Day: Comet’s Tale giveaway

3 Comments October 8, 2012 • 3 Comments

To celebrate today’s publication of Comet’s Tale, we’re extending our giveaway for one more day. Fill our the form below for your chance to win a copy of
Comet’s Tale:
How the Dog I Rescued…


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Red Rocking Chair Read: The Beach at Galle Road

1 Comment October 5, 2012 • 1 Comment

What will you be reading this weekend? Our new editorial intern, Katharine, is diving into The Beach at Galle Road by Joanna Luloff.
Watch this review of The Beach at Galle Road — and Comet’s…


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Back to School Picture Day

1 Comment October 4, 2012 • 1 Comment

Let’s go back to school — again — for school picture day. Today’s batch of adorable elementary-school-days photos will have you wistful for your Brownie uniform and haircut with bangs. (Remember, think twice before you…