Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

January 18, 2013 • 1 Comment

You can buy Ellen Foster at AMAZON, BARNES & NOBLE, KOBO, and INDIEBOUND.
“When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy.”
With that opening sentence we enter into the childhood world of one of the most…


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Lucky 7: The Last Girls

No Comments January 16, 2013 • No Comments

Take a trip down the Mississippi with Lee Smith and The Last Girls  for a decidedly different take on Ol’ Man River. You’re not traveling The Big Muddy with Twain.  No, these are strong women…


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Giveaway Monday:Heading Out to Wonderful

5 Comments January 14, 2013 • 5 Comments

O magazine called it “deliciously dark and dangerous.” Now it’s deliciously dark and paperback — with a gorgeous new jacket design. And this is your chance to win a copy for Giveaway Monday. Enter the…


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Lucky 7: Gap Creek

1 Comment January 10, 2013 • 1 Comment

This Lucky 7 book is not to be missed.  A New York Times Notable Book, an Oprah’s Book Club Book, and a national bestseller with over 1 million copies in print, Gap Creek by Robert Morgan is only $1.99…


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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

3 Comments January 7, 2013 • 3 Comments

Publication day is tomorrow and rave reviews keep rolling in for a novel that is “simply breathtaking in its delicacy and prose” and just so happens to be our Giveaway Monday book…
Hikikomori and the…


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Lucky 7 for January: What to Read in 2013

4 Comments January 2, 2013 • 4 Comments

What to Read in 2013
With the New Year come new books from some of Algonquin’s classic authors. Dive into wonderful works from the likes of Lee Smith, Robert Morgan, Jill McCorkle, Amy Stewart, and…


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Auld Lang Syne … in clothes

1 Comment December 31, 2012 • 1 Comment

Clothes may make the man, but they definitely make the memories for a woman. Open your closet and the tapestry of a life unfolds.
I wore this skirt to the interview for the job that…


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The Secret of Happiness

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Everyone’s looking for it. We’ve got it: The Secret of Happiness.
Sit back and let me tell you my tale, of a journey that took me through dark times, yet gave me a gift that…


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Lucky 7: What the Dormouse Said

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Help your friends and family remember the days when Santa slipped down chimneys and Dr. Seuss was the authority on everything. What the Dormouse Said  is a perfect gift to return anyone to the joys…


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Lucky 7 tee time: Dream Golf

No Comments December 18, 2012 • No Comments

Warm up a dreary winter day with the dream of golf. A perfect round under a blue sky. A perfect round, the way golf was meant to be played — rugged and full of magic.…