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Lucky 7: The Last Girls

January 16, 2013 • No Comments

Take a trip down the Mississippi with Lee Smith and The Last Girls  for a decidedly different take on Ol’ Man River. You’re not traveling The Big Muddy with Twain.  No, these are strong women…

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Lucky 7: Gap Creek

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This Lucky 7 book is not to be missed.  A New York Times Notable Book, an Oprah’s Book Club Book, and a national bestseller with over 1 million copies in print, Gap Creek by Robert Morgan is only $1.99…

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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 for December: ‘Tis the Season

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‘Tis the Season
December is the month when we rediscover the timeless traditions of our families and the simple lessons learned in our childhoods. Unwrap the wisdom and joy of the season with these seven…

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Lucky 7: Flower Confidential

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“This book is as lush as the flowers it describes.” - Publishers Weekly

Flowers can say everything from “get well” to “I love you” to “I’m sorry.”  But they are also a multi-million dollar business. Amy…

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Lucky 7: Bloodsworth

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“Bloodsworth, who became an advocate for abolishing the death penalty, deserves to be better known, and the battery of mistakes that led to his lethal jeopardy should disturb any fair-minded reader on either side of…

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Lucky 7: John Gardner

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John Gardner’s legendary life could have been the stuff of fiction, but it was true, all true. He perfected the now-almost-forgotten art of being a bad boy author. And Barry Silesky’s biography — John Gardner,…

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Lucky 7: On American Soil

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“Essential reading for anyone concerned about the delicate balance between national security and individual rights… as gripping as fiction.” — James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers
On American Soil by Jack Hamann blends an…

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Lucky 7 at the movies: Lincoln on War

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Four movies and seven scripts ago, our fathers brought forth…
Oh wait, that’s not quite right.  Maybe we’re a little too excited for Steven Spielberg’s movie Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis and out today, but it certainly…

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Lucky 7: Boone

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“Robert Morgan’s lyric mountain language is equal to the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land itself.” — Lee Smith, author of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger
The focus of our Lucky…

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