Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

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

No Comments December 28, 2012 • No Comments

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

No Comments December 19, 2012 • No Comments

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.…


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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

5 Comments December 17, 2012 • 5 Comments

A tad later in the day than usual, but it’s always a good time for “a brilliantly nuanced masterpiece of a novel,” as bestselling author Robert Goolrick calls today’s Giveaway Monday feature…
Hikikomori and the…


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Christmas Special Giveaway Friday: Receive and Give

2 Comments December 14, 2012 • 2 Comments

In this festive season, we’re in a giving mood. And we’re giving to you with this special Christmas edition Giveaway Friday.
Here’s a chance to both give and receive The Christmas Letters, Lee Smith’s enthralling…


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Lucky 7 for December: ‘Tis the Season

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‘Tis the Season
December is the month when we rediscover the timeless traditions of our families and the simple lessons learned in our childhoods. Unwrap the wisdom and joy of the season with these seven…


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Giveaway Monday: The Day My Brain Exploded

1 Comment December 10, 2012 • 1 Comment

If the hectic holiday season is pressuring you, we have just the thing to provide a bit of perspective — a “good-humored and self-deprecating memoir,” as Harper’s said in its January review. Plus, it’s free for…