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

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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Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

2 Comments August 13, 2012 • 2 Comments

Giveaway Mondays continue with our first paperback giveaway, and oh, what a paperback it is!
Gap Creek
by Robert Morgan
In 2000, Oprah Winfrey selected Gap Creek for her Book Club., Now, a dozen years…


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Booksellers Rock! Megan Sullivan, Harvard Book Store

4 Comments August 8, 2012 • 4 Comments

Name: Megan Sullivan
Bookstore: Harvard Book Store
Title: Head Buyer
Brief Bio: I started working at HBS part time in 1999 while going to graduate school. The bookstore life appealed to me more than the…


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Lucky 7: Lunch at the Piccadilly

No Comments August 7, 2012 • No Comments

“Graceful and often painfully funny.” — New York Times Book Review
If you are looking for a laugh, look no further than this month’s Lucky 7 batch of e-books, only $1.99 through the end of…


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Giveaway Monday, the Revised edition

1 Comment August 6, 2012 • 1 Comment

We — and you — enjoyed Giveaway Mondays in July so much that we’ve decided to keep the fun going. Giveaway Mondays will continue for the foreseeable future, but they’ll be a little bit different.…