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Giveaway Monday: All Woman and Springtime

3 Comments This evening edition of Giveaway Monday strikes at the perfect hour for Hawaii-based author Brandon Jones. And his unforgettable prose will strike you as he brings to life an unforgerttable story of resilience. In honor…

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Lunchtime Desk Read: All Woman and Springtime

No Comments No Comments It’s lunchtime. Are you eating at your desk? We all are here at Algonquin HQ in Chapel Hill. And nothing goes better with your sandwich than a side of book. Even better than a pickle…

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Recently Published: All Woman and Springtime by Brandon Jones

2 Comments 2 Comments If you read the excerpt from Brandon Jones‘ debut novel All Woman and Springtime in our Spring Must Read post, you’ve probably been counting down the days until you could read the rest of the…

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Brandon Jones at the ABA Winter Institute and ALA Midwinter Conference

1 Comment 1 Comment On January 18th, my wife, Michi, and I flew to the city of New Orleans to make an appearance at the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute. This was my first time visiting the Big Easy,…

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What We’re Reading: The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

2 Comments 2 Comments North Koreans have only seven options of government-approved hair cuts. They have loudspeakers in their homes that relay government propaganda 24/7 (“The Inuit people are a tribe of isolated savages that live near the North…

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