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“Celebrate Lee Smith Week” comes to Giveaway Monday

November 17, 2013 • No Comments This year marks the forty-fifth anniversary of Lee Smith’s first novel, The Last Day the Dogbushes Bloomed. Since its publication in 1968, Lee has penned twelve other widely acclaimed novels and four collections of short…


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The Lucky Tour: Diesel, a Bookstore

No Comments November 17, 2013 • No Comments 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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Furious Cool, graphic-novel style

2 Comments November 17, 2013 • 2 Comments Many thanks to Kevin Thomas for this Horn! Review!…


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On the House

No Comments November 16, 2013 • No Comments Writers are, first and foremost, readers. Their every sentence bears the mark of the cherished authors who have influenced them. And because many of our readers are also writers, we’ve created “On the House” to…


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Win a beehive hat from Survival Lessons

No Comments October 7, 2013 • No Comments “Do those things you always wanted to do but never tried because you thought you would fail,” Alice Hoffman writes in Survival Lessons. One of those things might be knitting. Alice even includes the instructions…


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Congratulations to The Aleppo Codex

No Comments October 3, 2013 • No Comments Congratulations, Matti Friedman! His book, The Aleppo Codex, was named a finalist for the 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. The award “recognizes the unique role of contemporary writers in the transmission and examination…


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Giveaway Tuesday: Survival Lessons

3 Comments October 1, 2013 • 3 Comments “There are no maps. There are no rules. Being human doesn’t come with a handbook. It’s the human heart that leads us forward, the amazing capacity to love and remember.” — ALICE HOFFMAN Survival Lessons…


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October Lucky Stars: Robert Morgan’s fiction

No Comments October 1, 2013 • No Comments October brings happy changes: the leaves are turning luscious shades, and our monthly e-book promotion has a new name — Lucky Stars. Each month, you can enjoy some of our wonderful, classic e-books, centered on…


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The Lucky Tour: Kepler’s Books

No Comments September 26, 2013 • No Comments Twice, Kepler's Books came face-to-face with its own demise, and twice, it came out stronger on the other side, raising funds and finding new owners. Kepler's most recent resurrection has completely reformed it, turning it into a hot bed of innovation.


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Giveaway Tuesday: Keeping It Civil

No Comments September 24, 2013 • No Comments Margaret Klaw has been on the cutting edge of family law for more than twenty-five years, helping her clients navigate the legal system from prenuptial agreements to divorce to child custody. In those years, she…