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Pub Day Giveaway: The Fall of Princes

August 25, 2015 • No Comments

“When you strike a match, it burns brighter in the first nanosecond than it will ever burn again.”
The opening line of The Fall of Princes, is right on the money (money, so appropriate) for…

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Super Book Sunday Results: The Algonquin First String

No Comments February 6, 2015 • No Comments

The results from the Super Book Sunday draft are in! Thanks to all who participated. And here’s your Algonquin first-string:
Player #1: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
Player #2: Water for…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Rental Sister

2 Comments April 29, 2014 • 2 Comments

Jeff Backhaus’ The Rental Sister is a special book. One you won’t forget and one you won’t be able to stop talking about. It’s a book meant for discussion: What would you do in that…

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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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Open the Book: We Bring Browsing to You

No Comments July 13, 2012 • No Comments

The first page is what gets you. You cautiously open the book, careful not to crack the spine — not yet — and you glance at the first page. Chapter One. Maybe the Introduction. You’re…

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Head Out to Wonderful for Summer

1 Comment June 29, 2012 • 1 Comment

Before the unofficial start of the unofficial week-long celebration of July 4th, the unofficial start of summer, be sure to pick up a copy of the unofficial book of summer. Robert Goolrick’s Heading Out to…

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Publication Day:Heading Out to Wonderful

2 Comments June 12, 2012 • 2 Comments

“It’s okay to head out for wonderful, but on your way to wonderful you’re going to have to pass through all right. And when you get to all right, take a good look around and…

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Books heading out to Heading Out to Wonderful winners

2 Comments June 11, 2012 • 2 Comments

Congratulations to the winners of our Heading Out to Wonderful giveaway! The 25 randomly selected readers have already been notified — and their signed copies of Robert Goolrick’s new novel are on their way.
For the rest…

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One More Selection from Heading Out to Wonderful

2 Comments May 29, 2012 • 2 Comments

We’re back with our final excerpt from Robert Goolrick‘s highly acclaimed new novel, Heading Out to Wonderful, which will be hitting bookstores in just days. You can click here, here and here to read the three previous excerpts, and be sure…

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Enter to Win Heading Out to Wonderful

1 Comment May 26, 2012 • 1 Comment

 
From everyone here at Algonquin, we wish you a happy Memorial Day weekend. If you need some holiday weekend reading, check out the excerpts from Robert Goolrick’s Heading Out to Wonderful that we’ve been…

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