Spring Gardening with Amy Stewart’s Classics

April 14, 2016 • No Comments With spring flowers blooming, our thoughts turn to gardening. Unfortunately, for many of us, green thumbs don’t make that turn, too. But Amy Stewart has us covered, From the Ground Up, so to speak. We’re…


April 4, 2016

Pub Day Giveaway: Chasing the North Star by Robert Morgan

No Comments April 4, 2016 • No Comments Happy Tuesday Pub Day to Robert Morgan‘s new novel Chasing the North Star! “Before he went to sleep in the clean bed in the room downstairs, Jonah asked himself whether he should continue running .…


April 3, 2016

Kaitlyn Greenidge’s Essays Will Astound You

No Comments April 3, 2016 • No Comments Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman, has been called “terrifically auspicious” by The New York Times and “caustically funny” by USA Today. Huffington Post describes the book as “smart, timely and powerful,”…


March 21, 2016

Pub Day Giveaway: Dimestore by Lee Smith

3 Comments March 21, 2016 • 3 Comments “Place is paramount for me as a writer. I was lucky enough to grow up in a small coal mining town set deep in the rugged Appalachian mountains of southwest Virginia, very near eastern Kentucky,…


March 14, 2016

March Lucky Stars: Perfect for Your Book Club

No Comments March 14, 2016 • No Comments Is it your turn to pick your book club’s the next book? Don’t fret. We’ve got seven fantastic options for you. This month’s Lucky Stars run the gamut of topics, but they all have one…


March 10, 2016

Mysteries for March

No Comments March 10, 2016 • No Comments Before the Ides of March, now is the time to add some intrigue to your life — without any of the real-life treachery and dire consequences. Dive into these novels. Whether it be a tragic…


March 7, 2016

Pub Day: We Love You, Charlie Freeman

No Comments March 7, 2016 • No Comments “This sharp and powerful debut novel will floor you.” We couldn’t agree more with Bustle.com’s assessment of We Love You, Charlie Freeman. And we’re not the only ones praising Kaitlyn Greenidge‘s extraordinary debut. Buzzfeed.com calls…


March 1, 2016

Welcome Thieves Starting Lineup

No Comments March 1, 2016 • No Comments Short stories that make you question your place in the world? We’re in! Sign us up. Let’s get reading all of the damaged, odd, sardonic, full-of-heart characters in Sean Beaudoin’s new collection, Welcome Thieves, just…


February 22, 2016

Happy National Margarita Day!

No Comments February 22, 2016 • No Comments If you’re enjoying a margarita today for National Margarita Day, you can thank John Wayne. Yes, the Duke. Mark Bailey’s Of All The Gin Joints features the perfect Margarita recipe along with the story of…


February 21, 2016

Guest Post: Beyoncé to Panther Baby

2 Comments February 21, 2016 • 2 Comments Today we have a guest post from one of our interns. Sydney is a publicity and online marketing intern for Algonquin Books. She is a passionate storyteller and is pursing a degree in Media and…