Giveaway: The High Divide Paperback

May 12, 2015 • No Comments

Happy paperback publication day for The High Divide! Enter for a chance to win a paperback copy of Lin Enger’s beautifully written novel. Isn’t it time to remind yourself of the reasons you read?


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Books for Mom

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The Year My Mother Came Back by Heather Lende: For the first time in decades I’m remembering Mom, all of her–the wonderful and terrible things about her that I’ve cast out of my thoughts for…


April 29, 2015 indie bookstore day 2

Bookmarking Indie Bookstore Day

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In honor of Indie Bookstore Day on Saturday, our own Craig Popelars — Algonquin’s director of sales and marketing and the best friend a bookstore could ever have — reminisces about his local childhood bookstore and…


April 28, 2015 Find the Good

Jump on #findthegood bandwagon

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The bad stuff will always be there. There is death and loss. That’s how life rolls. And we know this.
But there’s a lot more good to the bad than we allow ourselves to see…


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Last Child in the Woods National Park Pass Sweepstakes

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Chances are you’re reading this on some sort of mobile digital device, right? Well, then, with mobile device in hand, take a few steps toward the door and GO OUTSIDE! You remember outside, right?


April 23, 2015 Empire of Deception

Happy Sant Jordi Day: Empire of Deception Giveaway

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In honor of  World Book Day, we’re embracing the Catalan tradition of Sant Jordi Day — sweethearts exchange books and roses on April 23 — but with our own twist. We’re giving books to YOU! Six lucky…


April 21, 2015 The Miracle Girl

Excerpt from The Miracle Girl

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Today is publication day for Andrew Roe’s novel, The Miracle Girl. A car accident has left young Anabelle Vincent in a coma-like state-unable to move or speak. Then, a visiting friend experiences what seems like…


April 14, 2015 How I Shed My Skin

Starting a Conversation about Race

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Chances are you found this blog post through a tweet or a Facebook post or Tumblr post or some other wondrous social medium. Social media is everywhere and everything. It has expanded our national conversation…


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#100 Days of Algonquin#

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The author of The Crossroads of Should and Must, Elle Luna (@elleluna) has partnered with The Great Discontent (@greatdiscontent) on Instagram for The 100 Day Project.  The idea is to commit to doing something creative…


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April Lucky Stars: Use Your Outside Voice

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Mother Nature is calling. Buy one of these earthy classics in e-book — just $1.99 each all month — and head outside to read among the flowers. Spring has sprung, and it’s time to read!…