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Lucky Stars for May: Let the Music Play

No Comments Music speaks a special language, a language beyond words. It soothes; it inspires; it brings us together and guides us to our innermost selves. This month, our Lucky Stars e-books sing out loud with personal…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Rental Sister

2 Comments 2 Comments Jeff Backhaus’ The Rental Sister is a special book. One you won’t forget and one you won’t be able to stop talking about. It’s a book meant for discussion: What would you do in that…

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The Lucky Tour: Fountain Bookstore

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Books to Film: The “Real” Joe

1 Comment 1 Comment Gary Hawkins had been well versed in the real and fictional worlds of Larry Brown long before his screen adaptation of Brown’s critically acclaimed novel Joe premiered earlier this month. Yet, even a decade after…

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Giveaway Tuesday: My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer

No Comments No Comments Krista Bremer’s bold love story has sparked conversation not only about bicultural relationships but about all relationships. Because, really, aren’t all marriages bicultural when you think about it? In the video below, Krista talks about…

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The Lucky Tour: Novel Books

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Poetry Month Post: Summer by Joellen Craft

2 Comments 2 Comments SUMMER Now their blinking bodies so used to space and that language huddle in a swarm, stricken, like cars plucked from roads and alleys, set to field far from the lines and lights they know;…

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The Lucky Tour: Kramerbooks & afterwords

No Comments No Comments Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. …

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Booksellers Rock! Julie Wernersbach, BookPeople

1 Comment 1 Comment Name: Julie Wernersbach Job title: Publicist Bookstore: BookPeople, Austin, Texas Brief Bio: I was born on a warm Spring morning in April of 1981; John Lennon was dead, Charles and Di were engaged and the…

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Sense of Place: Writers at Work

1 Comment 1 Comment Anyone  who spends hours at a time holed up inside his or her imagination knows that where we work can be vital to what we create. Our workspace anchors us to the real world and…

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