Croissants for Bastille Day

June 29, 2015 • No Comments

William Alexander set out to master the Art of French Speaking in his New York Times bestseller, Flirting with French. Hand in hand with speaking French is eating French food. And cooking French food. Oh,…


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Giveaway: The Happiest People in the World Paperback

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Take the format of a spy thriller, shape it around real-life incidents involving international terrorism, leaven it with dark, dry humor, toss in a love rectangle, give everybody a gun, and let everything play out…


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Giveaway: The Remedy for Love Paperback

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Nothing says Summer like sitting outside and reading a paperback. Especially when the book is set during the dead of winter. During the Storm of the Century. Seriously, it’s like air conditioning for the mind.…


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For Fathers (and Sons)

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With Father’s Day this Sunday, we’re gathering up this collection of books about men coming to understand their dads — and themselves — through a variety of paths. (It’s not too late to buy these…


June 15, 2015 summer heat

Cool books for a hot, hot day

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It’s too hot. Too hot, baby. Gotta run for book covers. Gotta run for shade.
With the mercury nudging 100 degrees day after day here in North Carolina, we are looking for the cold comfort…


June 10, 2015 iced tea

National Iced Tea Day & Porch-Perfect Paperbacks

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Today is National Iced Tea Day, of course. This being the South, we have plenty of cool, refreshing iced tea — make that, sweet tea — in our office.
But on a sunny, sweltering day…


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June Lucky Stars: In My Life

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There seems to be more time in the summer. Time to explore your long-harbored interests. Time to ponder your life and summers past. Time to eat, eat lots of treats. And time to read. So,…


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Hungry? It’s Time for Dinner with Buddha

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No matter when you’re reading this, it’s time for Dinner! Dinner with Buddha by Roland Merullo is Algonquin’s long-awaited follow-up to Breakfast with Buddha — one of our best-loved “word of mouth” bestsellers.
Have no reservations…


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Booksellers, See You at BEA

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We’re so excited to see all of our bookselling friends at Book Expo America this week! Here’s a comprehensive list of all of our featured authors and events throughout the week. If you’ll be at…


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Giveaway: Fall 2015 Algonquin Reader

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Get the skinny on our upcoming Fall fiction. Enter for chance to receive a copy of The Algonquin Reader Fall 2015 with author essays and excerpts from soon-to-be-published novels from bestselling authors Robert Goolrick, Jonathan…