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Lucky 7 at the movies: Lincoln on War

November 16, 2012 • 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 certainly…

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Life Among Giants: Drink it up!

2 Comments November 13, 2012 • 2 Comments

The time has arrived to drink in Life Among Giants, the outstanding new novel by Bill Roorbach. Life Among Giants celebrates its publication day today as the frothy praise continues to whip up.
Amazon editors…

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Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

5 Comments November 12, 2012 • 5 Comments

Today is Robert Morgan Day on the Algonquin blog. From bestselling fiction to bestselling nonfiction. Our Lucky 7 featured e-book of the day is his outstanding biography of an American icon, Boone. And our Giveaway…

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Lucky 7: Boone

No Comments November 12, 2012 • No Comments

“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 Lucky…

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Booksellers Rock! Gerry Donaghy, Powell’s

No Comments November 7, 2012 • No Comments

Name: Gerry Donaghy
Bookstore: Powell’s City of Books
Title: New Book Purchasing Supervisor
Brief Bio: I was born in Philadelphia in the late 60’s, graduated from Reed College, and have worked at Powell’s for over…

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Lucky 7: Election Day Texts with Notorious Victoria

No Comments November 6, 2012 • 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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Giveaway Monday: Memoir of the Sunday Brunch

3 Comments November 5, 2012 • 3 Comments

As you’re hitting your afternoon lull, we’re already thinking of tomorrow’s morning pick-me-up with our Giveaway Monday book (and bonus recipe!):
Memoir of the Sunday Brunch
by Julia Pandl
Julia Pandl takes us through the…

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Red Rocking Chair Read: The Art Forger

2 Comments November 2, 2012 • 2 Comments

What are you reading this weekend? (Even if you’re reading by candlelight. You can let us know what you read once your electricity and internet are restored.) Kelly Bowen, our director of publicity, dives in…

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Lucky 7 for November: The Stories behind the Stories

No Comments November 1, 2012 • 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 October 31, 2012 • 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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