Another Excerpt from Heading Out to Wonderful

May 25, 2012 • 1 Comment Today, we look at another beautiful selection from Robert Goolrick‘s greatly anticipated new novel Heading Out to Wonderful, which will be hitting bookstores in just days. In case you missed them, you can click here and here…


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More From Heading Out to Wonderful … Enter to Win

3 Comments May 24, 2012 • 3 Comments Today, we share another excerpt from Robert Goolrick’s upcoming novel Heading Out to Wonderful — and a chance to win a signed copy. Heading Out to Wonderful will be hitting bookstores, both online and bricks-and mortar,…


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Read Heading Out to Wonderful … Enter to Win

11 Comments May 23, 2012 • 11 Comments This is a story of passion and of place, of suspense, of love gone terribly wrong. Today, we share the first excerpt from the upcoming new novel by Robert Goolrick.  Heading Out to Wonderful will…


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Robert Goolrick: The Passion of Place, the Place of Passion

2 Comments May 22, 2012 • 2 Comments Robert Goolrick’s greatly anticipated new novel–Heading Out to Wonderful–will hit bookstores in just days. He follows up his #1 New York Times bestseller, A Reliable Wife, with a “timeless, erotically charged tale of illicit passion…


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World Book Night US

1 Comment April 23, 2012 • 1 Comment A huge success in the UK, World Book Night is making its way to the US! Today all around the country volunteers are giving away ONE MILLION FREE BOOKS. Yes, you read it right – one million…


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Lucky 7: Staff Favorites

No Comments March 13, 2012 • No Comments STAFF FAVORITES We’ve hand-picked seven titles—four novels, three memoirs—that dazzled, inspired, thrilled, enlightened, and captivated us. Some made us laugh, some made us cry, and some made us do both. We guarantee they’ll do the…


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Orange County Literacy Council: Writers for Readers Book and Author Luncheon

No Comments February 15, 2012 • No Comments If you love good books and live in or near Orange County, the only place to be on February 20th is the Orange County Literacy Council’s 5th Annual Writers for Readers Book and Author Luncheon.…


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Booksellers Rock! Kelly Justice, Fountain Bookstore

15 Comments February 6, 2012 • 15 Comments Name: Kelly Justice Bookstore: Fountain Bookstore Title: Boss Lady Brief Bio: Kelly bought The Fountain in January 2008 after managing it since 2000 and she has been a professional independent bookseller since 1989. What books…


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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

1 Comment December 7, 2011 • 1 Comment Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie This was the year of displaced persons. The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…


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Robert Goolrick & Garth Stein: Algonquin Book Club Event, 12/8

4 Comments November 9, 2011 • 4 Comments Mark your calendars for our next Algonquin Book Club event on December 8, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. PST/10:00 p.m. EST! Garth Stein, best-selling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain, will interview Robert Goolrick,…