The Miracle Girl

Excerpt from The Miracle Girl

April 21, 2015 • No Comments

Today is publication day for Andrew Roe’s novel, The Miracle Girl. A car accident has left young Anabelle Vincent in a coma-like state-unable to move or speak. Then, a visiting friend experiences what seems like…

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April 14, 2015 How I Shed My Skin

Starting a Conversation about Race

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Chances are you found this blog post through a tweet or a Facebook post or Tumblr post or some other wondrous social medium. Social media is everywhere and everything. It has expanded our national conversation…

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#100 Days of Algonquin#

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The author of The Crossroads of Should and Must, Elle Luna (@elleluna) has partnered with The Great Discontent (@greatdiscontent) on Instagram for The 100 Day Project.  The idea is to commit to doing something creative…

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April Lucky Stars: Use Your Outside Voice

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Mother Nature is calling. Buy one of these earthy classics in e-book — just $1.99 each all month — and head outside to read among the flowers. Spring has sprung, and it’s time to read!…

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Giveaway: The Miracle Girl

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A multi-faceted, multi-voiced debut novel, The Miracle Girl is at the same time personal and heartfelt  — chronicling a family in flux, trying to find their individual and collective way — and also tells a…

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March Madness Giveaway: Spring 2015 Book Set

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Have you been ailing from March Madness? March Book Madness, that is. We’ve diagnosed several cases of this book mania —  beware, it’s contagious —  even here in the hallowed home of college basketball where…

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March 30, 2015 Pitlor_Ill_Newsletter

Author Q&A: Meet Heidi Pitlor

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Why I Wrote It: A Note from Jim Grimsley

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Jim Grimsley  on his new book, How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Lessons of a Racist Childhood, which will be published on April 14.
I have been watching episodes of Dragnet, the TV series…

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March 24, 2015 Wisdom of Perversity

Giveaway Wednesday: The Wisdom of Perversity

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On publication day Tuesday, actor and author David Duchovny tweeted that Rafael Yglesias “is a gifted & unblinking storyteller. Such hard unsparing truths in a difficult yet necessary story.”
We could not agree more.
With…

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Tales for National Puppy Day

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We are celebrating National Puppy Day the only way we know how – with books. Chelan has these tales for her To Be Read list, and they’re sure to have her (and your) tail wagging.…

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