Lucky 7: Election Day Texts with Notorious Victoria

November 6, 2012 • No Comments In the spirit of election day today, we’re voting for Notorious Victoria by Mary Gabriel.  This Lucky 7 book details the story of the first woman to run for president, Victoria Woodhull.  You can cast…


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Lucky 7 for November: The Stories behind the Stories

No Comments November 1, 2012 • No Comments The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than…


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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 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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Lucky 7 for October: All McCorkle, All Month

No Comments October 3, 2012 • No Comments All McCorkle, All Month Certain writers have helped define Algonquin Books. Jill McCorkle is one of those writers. Her writing’s combination of wit and weight has shaped Algonquin since the publication of her first two…


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Red Rocking Chair Read: Last Bite of Lucky 7

No Comments September 28, 2012 • No Comments As September winds down, we finish up our seven-course meal of tasty e-books for just $1.99 with this month’s Food, Glorious Food Lucky 7 e-books. So, settle into our Red Rocking Chair with your e-reader…