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Giveaway Tuesday: The Late Starters Orchestra

May 6, 2014 • 6 Comments

A bit of a late start for today’s giveaway, but that’s just so appropriate for today’s book — The Late Starters Orchestra by Ari Goldman.
Ari Goldman hasn’t played in twenty-five years, but he’s decided…

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The Lucky Tour: Quail Ridge Books & Music

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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California Bookstore Day Dreamin’

No Comments May 2, 2014 • No Comments

With California Bookstore Day coming up tomorrow, we’ve been California dreamin’ and coming up with a list of songs about The Golden State.  Buzzfeed already put together its own great list, but here are some…

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Lucky Stars for May: Let the Music Play

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Music speaks a special language, a language beyond words. It soothes; it inspires; it brings us together and guides us to our innermost selves. This month, our Lucky Stars e-books sing out loud with personal…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Rental Sister

2 Comments April 29, 2014 • 2 Comments

Jeff Backhaus’ The Rental Sister is a special book. One you won’t forget and one you won’t be able to stop talking about. It’s a book meant for discussion: What would you do in that…

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The Lucky Tour: Fountain Bookstore

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Books to Film: The “Real” Joe

1 Comment April 25, 2014 • 1 Comment

Gary Hawkins had been well versed in the real and fictional worlds of Larry Brown long before his screen adaptation of Brown’s critically acclaimed novel Joe… premiered earlier this month. Yet, even a decade after

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Giveaway Tuesday: My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer

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Krista Bremer’s bold love story has sparked conversation not only about bicultural relationships but about all relationships. Because, really, aren’t all marriages bicultural when you think about it? In the video below, Krista talks about…

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The Lucky Tour: Novel Books

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Poetry Month Post: Summer by Joellen Craft

2 Comments April 18, 2014 • 2 Comments

SUMMER
Now their blinking bodies
so used to space
and that language
huddle in a swarm,
stricken, like cars plucked
from roads and alleys,
set to field far
from the lines and lights they know;…

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