Happy Sant Jordi Day: Empire of Deception Giveaway

6 Comments In honor of  World Book Day, we’re embracing the Catalan tradition of Sant Jordi Day — sweethearts exchange books and roses on April 23 — but with our own twist. We’re giving books to YOU!…

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Excerpt from The Miracle Girl

No Comments 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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Starting a Conversation about Race for Black History Month

1 Comment 1 Comment 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#

No Comments No Comments   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…

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April Lucky Stars: Use Your Outside Voice

No Comments No Comments 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

7 Comments 7 Comments 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

18 Comments 18 Comments 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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Author Q&A: Meet Heidi Pitlor

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Why I Wrote It: A Note from Jim Grimsley

No Comments No Comments 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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Giveaway Wednesday: The Wisdom of Perversity

No Comments No Comments 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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