Lucky 7: Flower Confidential

November 30, 2012 • No Comments “This book is as lush as the flowers it describes.” – Publishers Weekly Flowers can say everything from “get well” to “I love you” to “I’m sorry.”  But they are also a multi-million dollar business.…


November 30, 2012

Lucky 7: Bloodsworth

No Comments November 30, 2012 • No Comments “Bloodsworth, who became an advocate for abolishing the death penalty, deserves to be better known, and the battery of mistakes that led to his lethal jeopardy should disturb any fair-minded reader on either side of…


November 28, 2012

Lights, Camera, Book Trailers!

1 Comment November 28, 2012 • 1 Comment Viewer discretion advised: this post has been rated R for reading.  We’ve uploaded several new book trailers on our YouTube channel, and you have a front row seat.  You won’t have to worry about missing…


November 27, 2012

Lucky 7: John Gardner

No Comments November 27, 2012 • No Comments John Gardner’s legendary life could have been the stuff of fiction, but it was true, all true. He perfected the now-almost-forgotten art of being a bad boy author. And Barry Silesky’s biography — John Gardner,…


November 21, 2012

Lucky 7: On American Soil

No Comments November 21, 2012 • No Comments “Essential reading for anyone concerned about the delicate balance between national security and individual rights… as gripping as fiction.” — James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers On American Soil by Jack Hamann blends…


November 20, 2012

The Beach at Galle Road: B&N Discover

No Comments November 20, 2012 • No Comments With the civil war in Sri Lanka still resounding in recent news, Joanna Luloff’s The Beach at Galle Road resonates even louder.  The interconnecting stories illustrate how experience can link people together, even as the…


November 19, 2012

Cyber Monday Bonus: Kobo Glo e-reader

5 Comments November 19, 2012 • 5 Comments TODAY IS GIVEAWAY MONDAY – CYBER BONUS EDITION! If you have not already entered for a chance to win the Kobo Glo, you may do so until 5pm EST Tuesday, November 27, 2012. You may…


November 16, 2012

Lucky 7 at the movies: Lincoln on War

No Comments November 16, 2012 • No Comments Four movies and seven scripts ago, our fathers brought forth… Oh wait, that’s not quite right.  Maybe we’re a little too excited for Steven Spielberg’s movie Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis and out today, but it…


November 13, 2012

Life Among Giants: Drink it up!

2 Comments November 13, 2012 • 2 Comments The time has arrived to drink in Life Among Giants, the outstanding new novel by Bill Roorbach. Life Among Giants celebrates its publication day today as the frothy praise continues to whip up. Amazon editors…


November 12, 2012

Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

5 Comments November 12, 2012 • 5 Comments Today is Robert Morgan Day on the Algonquin blog. From bestselling fiction to bestselling nonfiction. Our Lucky 7 featured e-book of the day is his outstanding biography of an American icon, Boone. And our Giveaway…