Publication Day: The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker

April 26, 2011 • 35 Comments Even before hitting bookstore shelves today, the praise for Michael Parker’s new novel has been overwhelming. Aside from glowing pre-pubs for The Watery Part of the World, authors all over the country–from Ron Rash to…


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New in Paperback from Heather Lende

No Comments April 20, 2011 • No Comments Happy paperback publication to Heather Lende‘s Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs! Following an almost fatal car accident, Lende introduces us to the community that helped her get back on her feet:…


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Giveaway & Event Countdown: Algonquin Book Club with Sara Gruen and Kathryn Stockett

62 Comments April 18, 2011 • 62 Comments Just 8 more days… We’re counting down to April 26th, 7:00 pm EST and our next Algonquin Book Club event! Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, will interview Sara Gruen about her international bestseller, Water for…


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Silver Sparrow Giveaway. And the Winners Are …

1 Comment February 7, 2011 • 1 Comment Back in late January we announced that Algonquin author Tayari Jones was giving away three Advance Review Copies of her forthcoming novel, Silver Sparrow (publishing in late May). Over 200 people entered! Tayari, being the…


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Win This: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

2 Comments January 27, 2011 • 2 Comments A Silver Sparrow Giveaway! . Just leave a comment on Tayari’s blog post for a chance to win! Do you want a copy of my new novel? . If you do, you’re in luck. My…


December 8, 2010

WIN THIS: Merge Giveaway

54 Comments December 8, 2010 • 54 Comments ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS MERGE . Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I think it’s time that I can safely declare my love of holiday tunes. Last winter, I was belting, humming,…


October 18, 2010

CMJ Giveaway: The Extra Lens & Our Noise

16 Comments October 18, 2010 • 16 Comments In New York City, fall is marked by the leaves in Central Park changing color, the sun setting well before the end of the work day, the return of chunky knitwear and thigh-high boots, and…


July 7, 2010

The Frozen Giveaway

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