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Lucky 7: Why Dogs Chase Cars

No Comments “This is not your mother’s Southern fiction.” – Candler Hunt, Olsson’s Books and Records   It’s your last chance to take advantage of this month’s set of Lucky 7 e-books, only $1.99 through August 31st.…

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SummerTime Warp Again: 1980 and out

No Comments No Comments “It turned colder – that’s where it ends.” “Summer Lovin’ ” said it best. Labor Day is almost upon us, and with it comes the undeniable truth that summer is, indeed, over. And so, too,…

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Lucky 7:Dorothy on the Rocks

No Comments No Comments “I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” Today, our featured Lucky 7 e-book, Barbara Suter’s Dorothy on the Rocks, takes us somewhere–shall we say–under the rainbow. Suter’s washed-up and wayward heroine might be…

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Publication day: Hit the road with Jonathan Evison

No Comments No Comments Jonathan Evison’s new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, officially hits bookstores and e-bookshelves today, and it’s hitting the ground running, as the rave reviews are streaming in. In today’s The New York Times, Janet…

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Giveaway Monday: High-flying T-shirt edition

1 Comment 1 Comment It’s Monday, time to give you free stuff. And this Monday, we are NOT giving away a book. Oh no, no books here. What do you think we are — a publishing house or something?…

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Lucky 7: Exley

No Comments No Comments “Sometimes you have to tell the truth about some of the stuff you’ve done so that people will believe you when you tell them the truth about other stuff you haven’t done.” – Miller Le…

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Lucky 7: The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories

No Comments No Comments “Wildly inventive…enough sex, wit, and brutal honesty to revive interest in the short story.” – Library Journal As August nears its end and kids trudge back to school, we could all use a bit of…

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Giveaway Monday: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

6 Comments 6 Comments It’s Monday, which means we’re just a bit more than a week away from the publication of Jonathan Evison’s highly acclaimed and greatly anticipated new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving. And Monday means we’re…

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Lunchtime Desk Read: All Woman and Springtime

No Comments No Comments It’s lunchtime. Are you eating at your desk? We all are here at Algonquin HQ in Chapel Hill. And nothing goes better with your sandwich than a side of book. Even better than a pickle…

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Lucky 7: The Frozen Rabbi

No Comments No Comments Sometime during his restless fifteenth year, Bernie Karp discovered in his parents’ food freezer — a white-enameled Kelvinator humming in its corner of the basement rumpus room — an old man frozen in a block…

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