Lucky 7: Going Away Shoes

October 16, 2012 • 1 Comment   “These gems are written by a master craftswoman. Each story deserves savoring, as melancholy and humor work beautifully together in this artful collection.” – The Boston Globe       From tennis shoes to…


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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

2 Comments October 15, 2012 • 2 Comments It’s a bit later in the day than usual, but we just can’t start the work week without our Giveaway Monday. Today we’re featuring the upcoming debut novel, Hikikomori and the Rental Sister by Jeff…


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Comet’s Tale online

No Comments October 10, 2012 • No Comments Comet’s Tale: How the Dog I Rescued Saved My Life has gone online and off the leash with a gorgeous new website. Check out www.CometsTale.com for a moving video about Comet when she won Nebraska…


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Publication Day: Comet’s Tale giveaway

3 Comments October 8, 2012 • 3 Comments To celebrate today’s publication of Comet’s Tale, we’re extending our giveaway for one more day. Fill our the form below for your chance to win a copy of Comet’s Tale: How the Dog I Rescued…


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Red Rocking Chair Read: The Beach at Galle Road

1 Comment October 5, 2012 • 1 Comment What will you be reading this weekend? Our new editorial intern, Katharine, is diving into The Beach at Galle Road by Joanna Luloff. Watch this review of The Beach at Galle Road — and Comet’s…


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Back to School Picture Day

1 Comment October 4, 2012 • 1 Comment Let’s go back to school — again — for school picture day. Today’s batch of adorable elementary-school-days photos will have you wistful for your Brownie uniform and haircut with bangs. (Remember, think twice before you…


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Lucky 7 for October: All McCorkle, All Month

No Comments October 3, 2012 • No Comments All McCorkle, All Month Certain writers have helped define Algonquin Books. Jill McCorkle is one of those writers. Her writing’s combination of wit and weight has shaped Algonquin since the publication of her first two…


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Letter of the Day: E — for e-short “Aftermirth”

1 Comment October 2, 2012 • 1 Comment A funny thing happened today: Algonquin published its first e-short story, the dark comedy “Aftermirth” by Hillary Jordan. We’re elated about the e-publication of this entertaining, enthralling, electrifying (so to speak) tale of emotion. Author…


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Giveaway Monday: The Beach at Galle Road

1 Comment October 1, 2012 • 1 Comment In celebration of this accomplished debut collection’s publication tomorrow, Giveaway Monday is your chance to win a copy of … The Beach at Galle Road by Joanna Luloff Here’s what reviewers and early readers have…


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Red Rocking Chair Read: Last Bite of Lucky 7

No Comments September 28, 2012 • No Comments As September winds down, we finish up our seven-course meal of tasty e-books for just $1.99 with this month’s Food, Glorious Food Lucky 7 e-books. So, settle into our Red Rocking Chair with your e-reader…