New in Paperback

July 7, 2015 • No Comments   The Remedy for Love by Bill Roorbach: “A page-turner, a love story and a vivid drama of man (and woman) against the elements . . . A great read by a wonderful writer.” —Newsday



June 29, 2015 Empire of Deception

Cha-Ching! Big Score for Empire of Deception

1 Comment June 29, 2015 • 1 Comment Leo Koretz was a man who knew how to get the big score from the big players. Oh, the stories he would tell! Of course, he was swindling people in some of the most outrageous…


June 29, 2015 Salute_devan

For Those About To Read, We Salute You

No Comments June 29, 2015 • No Comments   In honor of the Fourth of July,  we salute you with books about the American experience. From the disappearing buffalo to Presidential pups, from the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement, we offer…


June 29, 2015 The Crossroads of Should and Must

Giveaway: The Crossroads of Should and Must

No Comments June 29, 2015 • No Comments Elle Luna, the muse for our #100DaysofAlgonquin, artistically displays what it means to discover and live out your passion by choosing between the things you Should do and the things you Must. Inspirational and insightful,…


June 29, 2015 Alexander_FlirtingFrench_jk1

Croissants for Bastille Day

No Comments June 29, 2015 • No Comments William Alexander set out to master the Art of French Speaking in his New York Times bestseller, Flirting with French. Hand in hand with speaking French is eating French food. And cooking French food. Oh,…


June 28, 2015 Clarke_happiestpeople_jkt_pbk_2MB

Giveaway: The Happiest People in the World Paperback

1 Comment June 28, 2015 • 1 Comment Take the format of a spy thriller, shape it around real-life incidents involving international terrorism, leaven it with dark, dry humor, toss in a love rectangle, give everybody a gun, and let everything play out…


June 22, 2015 the remedy for love

Giveaway: The Remedy for Love Paperback

2 Comments June 22, 2015 • 2 Comments Nothing says Summer like sitting outside and reading a paperback. Especially when the book is set during the dead of winter. During the Storm of the Century. Seriously, it’s like air conditioning for the mind.…


June 18, 2015 DAD_web_logos_9

For Fathers (and Sons)

No Comments June 18, 2015 • No Comments With Father’s Day this Sunday, we’re gathering up this collection of books about men coming to understand their dads — and themselves — through a variety of paths. (It’s not too late to buy these…


June 15, 2015 summer heat

Cool books for a hot, hot day

No Comments June 15, 2015 • No Comments It’s too hot. Too hot, baby. Gotta run for book covers. Gotta run for shade. With the mercury nudging 100 degrees day after day here in North Carolina, we are looking for the cold comfort…


June 10, 2015 iced tea

National Iced Tea Day & Porch-Perfect Paperbacks

No Comments June 10, 2015 • No Comments Today is National Iced Tea Day, of course. This being the South, we have plenty of cool, refreshing iced tea — make that, sweet tea — in our office. But on a sunny, sweltering day…