Lucky 7: Why Dogs Chase Cars

August 31, 2012 • 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.…


August 30, 2012

SummerTime Warp Again: 1980 and out

No Comments August 30, 2012 • 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,…


August 29, 2012

Lucky 7:Dorothy on the Rocks

No Comments August 29, 2012 • 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…


August 28, 2012

Publication day: Hit the road with Jonathan Evison

No Comments August 28, 2012 • 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…


August 27, 2012

Giveaway Monday: High-flying T-shirt edition

1 Comment August 27, 2012 • 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?…


August 24, 2012

Lucky 7: Exley

No Comments August 24, 2012 • 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…


August 23, 2012

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

No Comments August 23, 2012 • 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…


August 20, 2012

Giveaway Monday: The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

6 Comments August 20, 2012 • 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…


August 17, 2012

Lunchtime Desk Read: All Woman and Springtime

No Comments August 17, 2012 • 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…


August 16, 2012

Lucky 7: The Frozen Rabbi

No Comments August 16, 2012 • 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…