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Lucky 7:Dorothy on the Rocks

August 29, 2012 • No Comments

“I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
Today, our featured Lucky 7 e-book, Barbara Suter’s Dorothy on the Rocks, takes us somewhere–shall we say–under the rainbow. Suter’s washed-up and wayward heroine might be a far cry…

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Publication day: Hit the road with Jonathan Evison

No Comments August 28, 2012 • No Comments

Jonathan Evison’s new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, officially hits bookstores and e-bookshelves today, and it’s hitting the ground running, as the rave reviews are streaming in. In today’s The New York Times, Janet…

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Giveaway Monday: High-flying T-shirt edition

1 Comment August 27, 2012 • 1 Comment

It’s Monday, time to give you free stuff. And this Monday, we are NOT giving away a book. Oh no, no books here. What do you think we are — a publishing house or something?…

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Lucky 7: Exley

No Comments August 24, 2012 • No Comments

“Sometimes you have to tell the truth about some of the stuff you’ve done so that people will believe you when you tell them the truth about other stuff you haven’t done.” – Miller Le Ray,…

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Lucky 7: The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories

No Comments August 23, 2012 • No Comments

“Wildly inventive…enough sex, wit, and brutal honesty to revive interest in the short story.” – Library Journal
As August nears its end and kids trudge back to school, we could all use a bit of Lucky…

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Giveaway Monday: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

6 Comments August 20, 2012 • 6 Comments

It’s Monday, which means we’re just a bit more than a week away from the publication of Jonathan Evison’s highly acclaimed and greatly anticipated new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving. And Monday means we’re…

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Lunchtime Desk Read: All Woman and Springtime

No Comments August 17, 2012 • No Comments

It’s lunchtime. Are you eating at your desk? We all are here at Algonquin HQ in Chapel Hill. And nothing goes better with your sandwich than a side of book. Even better than a pickle…

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Lucky 7: The Frozen Rabbi

No Comments August 16, 2012 • No Comments

Sometime during his restless fifteenth year, Bernie Karp discovered in his parents’ food freezer — a white-enameled Kelvinator humming in its corner of the basement rumpus room — an old man frozen in a block of…

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Lunchtime Website Look: Jonathan Evison

1 Comment August 15, 2012 • 1 Comment

Grab a cold beer with Jonathan Evison as his brand-spankin’-new website goes live today: www.jonathanevison.net
 

And then you can hop in the van for a ride into Johnny’s brand-spankin’-new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of…

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Lucky 7: Enslaved By Ducks

No Comments August 14, 2012 • No Comments

“Tarte has an ordinary-Joe voice that makes each chapter a true pleasure, while revealing a sophisticated vision of animals and their relationship to humans.” –Publisher’s Weekly
Packed with laughs and heartwarming quirks, this month’s batch…

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