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Lucky 7 at the movies: Lincoln on War

No Comments Four movies and seven scripts ago, our fathers brought forth… Oh wait, that’s not quite right.  Maybe we’re a little too excited for Steven Spielberg’s movie Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis and out today, but it…

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Lucky 7: Boone

1 Comment 1 Comment “Robert Morgan’s lyric mountain language is equal to the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land itself.” — Lee Smith, author of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger The focus of our…

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Lucky 7: Election Day Texts with Notorious Victoria

No Comments 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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