November Lucky Stars: Unforgettable and Wise

November 6, 2014 • 1 Comment Each of the November Lucky Stars books introduces us to women, real or imagined, on a journey of a lifetime. Travel into their unforgettable and wise worlds. Go first class with these e-books — for…


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The Quotable Algonkian, Part I: Having Doubt, Having Faith

2 Comments February 20, 2014 • 2 Comments Algonquin authors, a spectacularly talented lot, are also exceptionally generous with their hard-earned advice for writers. The Internet being the time-suck that it is, we gallantly got sucked in on your behalf, rounding up some…


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December Lucky Stars – Week 4: Recent Favorites

No Comments December 26, 2013 • No Comments The Third Son by Julie Wu: In the middle of a terrifying air raid in Japanese-occupied Taiwan, Saburo, the least favored son of a Taiwanese politician, runs through a peach forest for cover. It’s there he stumbles…


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Mood Music: A Valentine’s Music Sampler

1 Comment February 14, 2013 • 1 Comment   Algonquin is bringing sexy back this Valentine’s Day. Here is suggested mood music for “rounding the bases” — yes, those bases—from some of Algonquin’s authors. (We’ve finally answered the question, “Who wrote the book…


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Giveaway Monday: Is This Tomorrow

11 Comments February 11, 2013 • 11 Comments The groundswell started this morning and turned into a rushing roar (tweet-tweet-tweet) by midday. It’s official now; it’s CAROLINE LEAVITT DAY! To share our Modern Love for this talented and decidedly readable author, we’re giving…


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Lucky 7 for January: What to Read in 2013

4 Comments January 2, 2013 • 4 Comments What to Read in 2013 With the New Year come new books from some of Algonquin’s classic authors. Dive into wonderful works from the likes of Lee Smith, Robert Morgan, Jill McCorkle, Amy Stewart, and…


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Lucky 7: Still time for $1.99 e-books in June

1 Comment June 25, 2012 • 1 Comment Cool Summer Reads June is coming to a close, but don’t worry – there’s still time to get that perfect summer read at the perfect price. You can purchase any of the following e-books for just…


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Lucky 7: Cool Summer Reads $1.99 e-books all month

No Comments June 1, 2012 • No Comments   Cool Summer Reads Summer’s in the air, and with it comes summer reading. Ah, the words alone conjure up images of endlessly sunny days lost in perfectly crafted books. And to get ready for…


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Tonight’s the Night! Algonquin Book Club Event with Caroline Leavitt and Anne Lamott

No Comments April 26, 2012 • No Comments Join Caroline Leavitt in conversation with Anne Lamott for an Algonquin Book Club event tonight! Algonquin Books hosts the Algonquin Book Club, which offers a selection of 25 paperback titles chosen for their popularity, widespread critical acclaim,…


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Algonquin’s Lucky 7: Introducing Our Monthly E-book Promo

5 Comments February 13, 2012 • 5 Comments AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have…