March Lucky Stars: Perfect for Your Book Club

March 14, 2016 • No Comments Is it your turn to pick your book club’s the next book? Don’t fret. We’ve got seven fantastic options for you. This month’s Lucky Stars run the gamut of topics, but they all have one…


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Mysteries for March

No Comments March 10, 2016 • No Comments Before the Ides of March, now is the time to add some intrigue to your life — without any of the real-life treachery and dire consequences. Dive into these novels. Whether it be a tragic…


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Pub Day: We Love You, Charlie Freeman

No Comments March 7, 2016 • No Comments “This sharp and powerful debut novel will floor you.” We couldn’t agree more with’s assessment of We Love You, Charlie Freeman. And we’re not the only ones praising Kaitlyn Greenidge‘s extraordinary debut. calls…


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Welcome Thieves Starting Lineup

No Comments March 1, 2016 • No Comments Short stories that make you question your place in the world? We’re in! Sign us up. Let’s get reading all of the damaged, odd, sardonic, full-of-heart characters in Sean Beaudoin’s new collection, Welcome Thieves, just…


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Happy National Margarita Day!

No Comments February 22, 2016 • No Comments If you’re enjoying a margarita today for National Margarita Day, you can thank John Wayne. Yes, the Duke. Mark Bailey’s Of All The Gin Joints features the perfect Margarita recipe along with the story of…


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Guest Post: Beyoncé to Panther Baby

2 Comments February 21, 2016 • 2 Comments Today we have a guest post from one of our interns. Sydney is a publicity and online marketing intern for Algonquin Books. She is a passionate storyteller and is pursing a degree in Media and…


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Giveaway: the Algonquin Reader, Spring 2016

No Comments February 12, 2016 • No Comments Spring is coming. It is, really. Even if it doesn’t feel that way right now. Spring is coming. And so are the books. Get a preview of all our amazing new fiction in the Algonquin…


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Book Club Giveaway: Orhan’s Inheritance

5 Comments February 3, 2016 • 5 Comments What’s your book club reading in 2016? Here’s your chance to win a set of copies of Orhan’s Inheritance, the breathtaking debut by Aline Ohanesian. Brand new in paperback, Orhan’s Inheritance is one of our…


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Your 2016 Book Club Calendar

No Comments February 2, 2016 • No Comments We’ve broken down 2016, book by book, month by month, for you. New titles, old favorites — and recent books you might have missed. Topical, timely and timeless, these books will give you plenty to…


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Snowy Day Reading List

No Comments January 22, 2016 • No Comments We’ve been hunkered down all day here in Chapel Hill, where we’re taking on the front end of Winter Storm Jonas. The accumulating white precipitation of all forms has inspired us to come up with…