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Giveaway Monday: The Third Son

4 Comments In her debut novel, Julie Wu has created an extraordinary character, a gentle soul forced to fight for everything he’s ever wanted: food, an education, and his first love. You’ll fall in love with Saburo…

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Lucky 7: Crash Diet

No Comments No Comments Lucky 7 favorite Jill McCorkle is back — both on this month’s Lucky 7 list with a classic short story collection and, coming in March, with her first novel in seventeen years! And you can…

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Lucky 7: From the Ground Up

No Comments No Comments It’s never easy to learn something new, but in From the Ground Up, Amy Stewart puts all of her successes and mishaps on display in order to help plant the path for us.   Take your…

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Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

1 Comment 1 Comment You can buy Ellen Foster at AMAZON, BARNES & NOBLE, KOBO, and INDIEBOUND. “When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy.” With that opening sentence we enter into the childhood…

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Lucky 7: The Last Girls

No Comments No Comments Take a trip down the Mississippi with Lee Smith and The Last Girls  for a decidedly different take on Ol’ Man River. You’re not traveling The Big Muddy with Twain.  No, these are strong women…

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Giveaway Monday:Heading Out to Wonderful

5 Comments 5 Comments O magazine called it “deliciously dark and dangerous.” Now it’s deliciously dark and paperback — with a gorgeous new jacket design. And this is your chance to win a copy for Giveaway Monday. Enter the…

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Lucky 7: Gap Creek

1 Comment 1 Comment This Lucky 7 book is not to be missed.  A New York Times Notable Book, an Oprah’s Book Club Book, and a national bestseller with over 1 million copies in print, Gap Creek by Robert…

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Giveaway Monday: Hikikomori and the Rental Sister

3 Comments 3 Comments Publication day is tomorrow and rave reviews keep rolling in for a novel that is “simply breathtaking in its delicacy and prose” and just so happens to be our Giveaway Monday book… Hikikomori and the…

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Lucky 7 for January: What to Read in 2013

4 Comments 4 Comments What to Read in 2013 With the New Year come new books from some of Algonquin’s classic authors. Dive into wonderful works from the likes of Lee Smith, Robert Morgan, Jill McCorkle, Amy Stewart, and…

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