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Giveaway Monday: Life After Life

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

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 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

No Comments October 31, 2012 • No Comments

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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Lucky 7: Tending to Virginia

No Comments 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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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

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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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