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Shelf Game: Round 2

August 6, 2015 • 1 Comment

The Shelf Game is back in action. Here’s a quick refresher on the rules of the game:
•Close your eyes.
•Pick a shelf number and a book number — say, the third shelf and the…


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August Lucky Stars: Our National Conversation

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As our country continues to grapple with big issues of race, identity, respect, justice and understanding, our thoughts keep going back to certain books, the ones that opened our minds and got us thinking and…


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Giveaway: The Last September

5 Comments July 28, 2015 • 5 Comments

This just in — beautiful hardcover copies of The Last September by Nina de Gramont. Here’s your chance to win an advance copy!

Brett had been in love with Charlie from the day she laid…


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Let’s Play the Shelf Game!

5 Comments July 22, 2015 • 5 Comments

Close your eyes. Pick a shelf number and a book number — say, the third shelf and the second book. Now go to your bookcase. Find the third shelf and pull out the second book.…


July 14, 2015 The-Shift

National Give Something Away Day: The Shift

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Wednesday is National Give Something Away Day and we are doing just that. Pull on a pair of scrubs and discover an honest portrayal of the individual struggles and triumphs nurses face in the upcoming book by Theresa Brown RN, The Shift.  Enter below for…


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‘A’ Book Giveaway: This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

1 Comment July 10, 2015 • 1 Comment

In honor of closing the final page of our ‘A’ Book for #100DaysofAlgonquin on Instagram, we are offering up a chance to win a “real” advance copy of Jonathan Evison‘s new novel, This Is Your Life,…


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New in Paperback

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The Remedy for Love by Bill Roorbach: “A page-turner, a love story and a vivid drama of man (and woman) against the elements . . . A great read by a wonderful writer.” —Newsday

When the…


June 29, 2015 Empire of Deception

Cha-Ching! Big Score for Empire of Deception

1 Comment June 29, 2015 • 1 Comment

Leo Koretz was a man who knew how to get the big score from the big players. Oh, the stories he would tell! Of course, he was swindling people in some of the most outrageous…


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For Those About To Read, We Salute You

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In honor of the Fourth of July,  we salute you with books about the American experience. From the disappearing buffalo to Presidential pups, from the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement, we offer a…


June 29, 2015 The Crossroads of Should and Must

Giveaway: The Crossroads of Should and Must

No Comments June 29, 2015 • No Comments

Elle Luna, the muse for our #100DaysofAlgonquin, artistically displays what it means to discover and live out your passion by choosing between the things you Should do and the things you Must.
Inspirational and insightful, The…