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Booksellers Rock! Jessilynn Norcross, McLean and Eakin Booksellers

June 24, 2014 • No Comments

Name: Jessilynn Norcross aka Princess Jessilynn
Title: Owner/Children’s Buyer/Bookseller
Bookstore: McLean and Eakin Booksellers
Bio: 11 years as a bookseller at McLean and Eakin doing everything from gift buying, children’s programming and buying, events coordinating,…

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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…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2011 (Part 1)

1 Comment December 5, 2011 • 1 Comment

Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow
The Love Wife by Gish Jen:  This novel takes us to the heart of the most complicated–and a complicating–American family. It broke my heart and then put it back…

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Tonight’s the Night! Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow & Terry McMillan

No Comments August 18, 2011 • No Comments

 
Tonight’s the Night! Our Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow and Terry McMillan starts at 7:00pm PST / 10:00pm EST.  You can tune in to the live webcast of the event (held at…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Summer Reads: Part 1

No Comments August 17, 2011 • No Comments

Summer’s winding down, but we still have plenty of time left to cram in more summer reading, right? We recently asked our authors to tell us about their favorite summer reads, whether from recent memory…

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Heidi Durrow: The True Story behind The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

No Comments August 9, 2011 • No Comments

Behind the Book:
A Child’s Second Chance,
by Heidi Durrow

 
 
I started writing The Girl Who Fell from the Sky after reading a haunting news story about a young mother—recently depressed and despondent—who…

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Join Us! Heidi Durrow & Terry McMillan, 8/18

11 Comments August 1, 2011 • 11 Comments

Reminder: Only 18 days until our Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow and Terry McMillan! To help kick things off, we’re giving away 20 copies of Durrow’s critically acclaimed, best-selling novel The Girl Who…

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Heidi Durrow & Terry McMillan: Algonquin Book Club event, 8/18

69 Comments July 26, 2011 • 69 Comments

Our next Algonquin Book Club event with Heidi Durrow and Terry McMillan is just about three weeks away! To help kick things off, we’re giving away 20 copies of Durrow’s critically acclaimed, best-selling novel The…

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Algonquin Book Club Event: Heidi Durrow in Conversation with Terry McMillan

2 Comments July 13, 2011 • 2 Comments

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Tune in on August 18 at 7:00 p.m. PST/10:00pm EST for our latest Algonquin Book Club event! Terry McMillan, award-winning author of the bestsellers Get Happy and Waiting to Exhale, will interview Heidi Durrow…

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BookExpo America: Buzz Books & Photos

2 Comments June 3, 2011 • 2 Comments

Recently we attended the annual BookExpo America trade show, the largest publishing gathering in the country, to promote our current and forthcoming Fall 2011 titles. The reception this year was quite spectacular, and many of…

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