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The Lucky Tour: Lemuria Books

July 18, 2013 • No Comments

We’re checking in again with intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, on their tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey…
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The Lucky Tour: Parnassus Books

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for…

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Happy Summer (Reading)!

1 Comment June 21, 2013 • 1 Comment

The calendar says June 21 today, so that makes it official: Summer is here! And just as with swimming pools, cool beverages (see below) and biting mosquitos, summer just isn’t summer without those summer reading…

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Lucky 7 for May: Short and Sweet

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Good things come in small packages, the saying goes. And this month’s batch of short story collections certainly proves it right—and at a small price. Each e-book is just $1.99 throughout May and includes a…

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Giveaway Monday: Life After Life

7 Comments March 25, 2013 • 7 Comments

For her first novel in seventeen years, Jill McCorkle has created a cast of unforgettable characters who face life and death with humor while staying “firmly tethered to Earth and reality,” as Jill told Melissa…

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Mood Music: A Valentine’s Music Sampler

1 Comment February 14, 2013 • 1 Comment

 
Algonquin is bringing sexy back this Valentine’s Day. Here is suggested mood music for “rounding the bases” — yes, those bases—from some of Algonquin’s authors. (We’ve finally answered the question, “Who wrote the book…

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Lucky 7: Crash Diet

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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 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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Lucky 7: Final Vinyl Days

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Today is the Final Vinyl Day for the October Lucky 7 titles — All McCorkle, All Month. Get these Jill McCorkle e-books for just $1.99 before they turn into pumpkins (or just regularly priced e-books).…

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Lucky 7: Creatures of Habit

No Comments October 25, 2012 • No Comments

“Jill McCorkle’s barkingly funny short-story collection trots out a menagerie of tragic and absurd tales with tails.” — Vanity Fair
Today’s Lucky 7 post is going to the dogs with Jill McCorkle’s animal-themed short story…

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