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July Lucky Stars: Summer Girls

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Now that daylight lasts well into the evening, it’s as if the days are begging you to find a cool spot on the porch and catch up with your summer girls, your friends for a…

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Booksellers Rock! Jessilynn Norcross, McLean and Eakin Booksellers

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Name: Jessilynn Norcross aka Princess Jessilynn
Title: Owner/Children’s Buyer/Bookseller
Bookstore: McLean and Eakin Booksellers
Bio: 11 years as a bookseller at McLean and Eakin doing everything from gift buying, children’s programming and buying, events coordinating,…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Late Starters Orchestra

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It’s publication day for Ari Goldman! And it’s your day to enter for a chance to win a copy of The Late Starters Orchestra.
This sharp memoir hits all the right notes (oh, yes, we’re…

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June 5, 2014 onthehouse

Writing What You Don’t Know About What You Know

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Few bits of writing wisdom are doled out more avidly than that old chestnut about writing what you know, meaning writing from your own experience. It makes sense, of course. It’s a logical path to…

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Booksellers Rock! Whitney Spotts, Schuler Books & Music

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Name: Whitney Spotts.
Job title: Author Events Coordinator.
Bookstore: Schuler Books & Music.
Brief Bio: I am a former ballet-dancing-choir-singing-volleyball-player with a Masters from University of London, Goldsmith’s College in 20th Century English Lit. I am allergic to most…

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Lucky Stars for June: All Things Lewis Nordan

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Since we published his first novel in 1991, Lewis Nordan has gained a devoted following for stories that are simultaneously magical, hilarious and heartbreaking. The devotion lasts well beyond his death in 2012. With the…

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Meet Lin Enger

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The BEA fun continues at Booth 839 with Friday’s signing with Lin Enger.  Preview his upcoming novel and discover the family history that inspired it with this excerpt from his essay in the Algonquin Reader.

The High…

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Meet Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach & Brock Clarke

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Here are excerpts from the Algonquin Reader essays by Lin Enger, Bill Roorbach and Brock Clarke:

The High Divide by Lin Enger:  “In 1883 my great-grandfather, a Norwegian immigrant, arrived in Dakota Territory to homestead…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Explanation for Everything and The Third Son

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New in paperback — today! — Lauren Grodstein’s The Explanation for Everything and Julie Wu’s The Third Son.
And here’s your chance to win a copy of each in this week’s Giveaway Tuesday! Fill out the form…

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Algonquin @ BEA

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