Paperback Thursday: Only Love Can Break Your Heart

February 9, 2017 • No Comments We’ve started featuring different paperback books every Thursday. This week, we’re getting ready for Valentine’s Day with Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Ed Tarkington. “Love can make people do terrible things.” Welcome to…


February 14, 2013

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…


February 10, 2011

A Valentine’s Horror Story

3 Comments February 10, 2011 • 3 Comments . When I was writing Flower Confidential, I was always looking for romantic Valentine’s Day stories on flowers that I could include in a short chapter on our most romantic holiday. But florists have a…


February 11, 2010

V-Day Revisited: Flower Confidential

2 Comments February 11, 2010 • 2 Comments Sunday is Valentine’s Day. When you were small, this meant bringing your mother Cheerios in bed and leaving an intricate paper heart on the desk of the 1st grade heartthrob. There was something thrilling about…