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Giveaway Monday: A Wedding in Haiti

March 11, 2013 • No Comments

Travel beyond borders and between families with Julia Alvarez, as she journeys to the title event, a wedding in Haiti, and so much further. It is a journey beyond culture and country and into the…

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Happy Hour Giveaway Monday: The Drunken Botanist

2 Comments March 4, 2013 • 2 Comments

Welcome to Happy Hour at Algonquin Books! We have a two-for-one special this evening on today’s Giveaway Monday book,
The Drunken Botanist
by Amy Stewart
The randomly chosen winner of today’s Giveaway Monday book will…

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Giveaway Monday: All Woman and Springtime

3 Comments February 25, 2013 • 3 Comments

This evening edition of Giveaway Monday strikes at the perfect hour for Hawaii-based author Brandon Jones. And his unforgettable prose will strike you as he brings to life an unforgerttable story of resilience. In honor…

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Giveaway Monday: Is This Tomorrow

11 Comments February 11, 2013 • 11 Comments

The groundswell started this morning and turned into a rushing roar (tweet-tweet-tweet) by midday. It’s official now; it’s CAROLINE LEAVITT DAY!
To share our Modern Love for this talented and decidedly readable author, we’re giving…

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Giveaway Monday: All This Talk of Love

2 Comments February 4, 2013 • 2 Comments

Christopher Castellani takes us to Italy once again, drawing on his own family’s experiences to create “a realistic and moving approach to family life… that rings incredibly true” in his new novel, according to SheKnows.com. …

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Giveaway Monday: The Third Son

4 Comments January 28, 2013 • 4 Comments

In her debut novel, Julie Wu has created an extraordinary character, a gentle soul forced to fight for everything he’s ever wanted: food, an education, and his first love. You’ll fall in love with Saburo…

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Giveaway Monday:Heading Out to Wonderful

5 Comments January 14, 2013 • 5 Comments

O magazine called it “deliciously dark and dangerous.” Now it’s deliciously dark and paperback — with a gorgeous new jacket design. And this is your chance to win a copy for Giveaway Monday. Enter the…

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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

3 Comments January 7, 2013 • 3 Comments

Publication day is tomorrow and rave reviews keep rolling in for a novel that is “simply breathtaking in its delicacy and prose” and just so happens to be our Giveaway Monday book…
Hikikomori and the…

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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

5 Comments December 17, 2012 • 5 Comments

A tad later in the day than usual, but it’s always a good time for “a brilliantly nuanced masterpiece of a novel,” as bestselling author Robert Goolrick calls today’s Giveaway Monday feature…
Hikikomori and the…

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Giveaway Monday: The Day My Brain Exploded

1 Comment December 10, 2012 • 1 Comment

If the hectic holiday season is pressuring you, we have just the thing to provide a bit of perspective — a “good-humored and self-deprecating memoir,” as Harper’s said in its January review. Plus, it’s free for…

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