Red Rocking Chair Read: Sit a spell with Algonquin

September 21, 2012 • No Comments

Join us for some Southern hospitality, Algonquin style. Sit on the front porch (or at least our entryway), settle into our brand new red rocking chair, and enjoy homecooking with…
Maman’s Homesick Pie
by Donia…


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Lucky 7: Man with a Pan

1 Comment September 19, 2012 • 1 Comment

Beloved chef Julia Child once said, “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-heck attitude.”   This month’s Lucky 7  allows you to explore fearlessly your…


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Lucky 7: The Dinner Diaries

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“Part memoir, part how-to, … [these] war stories and chatty tone will likely resonate with many mothers.” – The Washington Post

With so many definitions and opinions on what constitutes “healthy,” from organic to vegan…


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Giveaway Monday: How do you spell Rosh Hashanah?

1 Comment September 17, 2012 • 1 Comment

No, that’s not exactly the title we’re giving away. With wishes to all for a happy and healthy New Year, we’re thinking ahead to holidays to come — and the books for them. Starting today,…


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Friday’s Revised Desk Read

1 Comment September 14, 2012 • 1 Comment

So much praise, so much love for The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving this week, that we just had to pull the book out for our Friday Desk Read:
•Amazon features Jonathan Evison – “Ken Kesey’s…


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Lucky 7: Candyfreak

1 Comment September 13, 2012 • 1 Comment

“Part memoir of childhood candy consumption, part paean to small candy makers.” – Chicago Sun-Times

Candy may be the one thing we never outgrow out of from childhood.  And we can help satisfy your sweet…


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Lucky 7: Ginseng, the Divine Root

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“Who knew that this unassuming root had such a colorful history and promising future?” —Library Journal

Tired of eating take-out and frozen meals?  Bite into this month’s selection of Lucky 7 e-books. (They might be…


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Giveaway Monday becomes -poof- Giveaway Tuesday

5 Comments September 10, 2012 • 5 Comments

With all the internet woes yesterday, we’ve decided to stretch Giveaway Monday into Giveaway Tuesday. Just so everyone gets a chance at the hotly anticipated paperback of
When She Woke
by Hillary Jordan
This No.…


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Inside Look: B.A. Shapiro website

No Comments September 7, 2012 • No Comments

Take a gallery walk with B.A. Shapiro and her brand new website: It’s a feast for the senses.

Read an excerpt from one of the big buzz books of Fall 2012 — The…


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Lucky 7 for September: Food, Glorious Food

4 Comments September 1, 2012 • 4 Comments

Food, Glorious Food
Food is language. Food is love. Food is family. Food is fun. Fill up your plate—and your e-reader—with these tasty morsels of perfectly priced e-books. They’re all just $1.99 throughout September. So…