Wickedly Good Book Booty Giveaway!

October 26, 2009 • 12 Comments

To celebrate Halloween, we have a new Book Booty giveaway to announce! One lucky commenter will win copies of THREE of our favorite books for the holiday! To enter, just add a (thoughtful) comment to…


October 23, 2009

Antiques Expert Emyl Jenkins

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Today’s post comes from Emyl Jenkins, author of the popular Sterling Glass mysteries The Big Steal and Stealing with Style. Jenkins’ heroine Sterling Glass uses her appraisal skills to navigate the tricky—and often dangerous—world of…


October 22, 2009

HARD WORK It’s here! It’s here!

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We’ve been working around the clock to make sure everyone knows about Coach Roy Williams’ first book, Hard Work; A Life On and Off the Court, when it goes on sale November 3rd.
For die-hard…


October 21, 2009

The Algonquin Test-Kitchen: Cashew Cake with Maple Frosting

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I like to bake. At five, I’d help Mom spoon cookie dough onto baking sheets, sneaking taste tests when I could and then peering through the hazy glass of the oven door watching my pods…


October 20, 2009

From our Design Department

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Please welcome Laura Williams, our Art Assistant and Promotional Materials Goddess! Laura gets to do design work on jackets, blads, press kits, and anything else we can dream up. In a job that necessitates constant…


October 19, 2009

McCorkle Wows at McIntyre’s

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Last Saturday our beloved author, Jill McCorkle, read at McIntyre’s Fine Books, just one of nearly 40 stops on her current book tour. McIntyre’s is located in Fearrington Village — a cool little community built…


October 16, 2009

And the Winners are…

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Randomizer.org has spoken, and we are excited to announce the winners of this week’s Book Booty prize!  Marianne D., Kim K., Cat W., Paul B. and Mary E-B. are each going to receive a copy…


October 15, 2009

From Bill Smith’s Kitchen – Scuppernong Sorbet

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Bill Smith, the Crook’s Corner chef for more than a decade and the author of Seasoned in the South: Recipes from Crook’s Corner and from Home, has cooked his signature dishes for most everyone who…


October 14, 2009

Short Story Pick-of-the-Month

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Today’s post is coming to you courtesy of Kathy Pories, Senior Editor at Algonquin and Senior Editor of our annual New Stories from the South series (now in its 19th year!). She gets to soak…


October 13, 2009

My Father’s Paradise — Now Available!

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My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Family’s Past by Ariel Sabar comes out today in paperback and is already available at most bookstores and online booksellers.
The paperback is beautifully designed and includes…