USA Today “Book Buzz” item on the Algonquin Book Club

February 3, 2011 • No Comments Thanks, USA Today, for writing about the Algonquin Book Club series, featuring Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Edwidge Danticat, Sara Gruen (Water for Elephants) with Kathryn Stockett, Heidi Durrow (The Girl Who…


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Water for Elephants: Movie Tie-in Edition

11 Comments January 14, 2011 • 11 Comments We’re so excited that we can finally reveal the jacket for the movie tie-in edition of Water for Elephants. Gorgeous, isn’t it? The book–available in trade paperback and mass market editions–will be available in bookstores…


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Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…


January 5, 2011

Water for Wednesdays

1 Comment January 5, 2011 • 1 Comment The release date of the Water for Elephants movie is set at April 22. (107 days away! I mean . . . not that I have a countdown clock on my desk or anything .…


December 16, 2010

Water for Elephants: The Movie Trailer

6 Comments December 16, 2010 • 6 Comments Ladies and Gentleman! Presenting … the official Water for Elephants trailer! In theaters nationwide on April 22!…


November 10, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Tom Campbell, The Regulator Bookshop

No Comments November 10, 2010 • No Comments Tom presenting the Book Sense Book of the Year award to Sara Gruen for Water for Elephants Over half of our Chapel Hill office lives in Durham, which is (undeniably) the coolest town in the…


November 2, 2010

Start writing! The first step to getting published

No Comments November 2, 2010 • No Comments Today’s feature comes courtesy of the awesome folks at Workman Publishing, who asked National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) founder Chris Baty to write a guest post for them. We loved it so much we…


September 1, 2010

Water For Wednesdays

No Comments September 1, 2010 • No Comments Even though the movie isn’t set to release until April 15 (which is still 256 days away), fans of Water for Elephants (and Robert Pattinson) cannot wait to see this movie! Filming has wrapped and…


August 12, 2010

That’s a Wrap!

2 Comments August 12, 2010 • 2 Comments After an exciting three months of movie updates and set photos, the Water for Elephants film has wrapped. With an announced release date of April 15, we now have to wait eight long months for…


July 30, 2010

The Best Author Photo:Sara Gruen gets a hug!

1 Comment July 30, 2010 • 1 Comment Sara Gruen gets scooped up by Tai. From Shelf Awareness: Sara Gruen with Tai, the elephant portraying Rosie, on the set of Water for Elephants. Gruen is the author of Water for Elephants (Algonquin) and…