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Snowy Day Reading List

No Comments We’ve been hunkered down all day here in Chapel Hill, where we’re taking on the front end of Winter Storm Jonas. The accumulating white precipitation of all forms has inspired us to come up with…

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January Lucky Stars: Back to the Future

No Comments No Comments Read some of our bestselling novels for just $1.99 this month — and get free previews of  soon-to-be-bestselling (fingers crossed) books coming out this fall. Each one of these e-books contains a sneak peek of…

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Publication Day:Heading Out to Wonderful

2 Comments 2 Comments “It’s okay to head out for wonderful, but on your way to wonderful you’re going to have to pass through all right. And when you get to all right, take a good look around and…

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One More Selection from Heading Out to Wonderful

2 Comments 2 Comments We’re back with our final excerpt from Robert Goolrick‘s highly acclaimed new novel, Heading Out to Wonderful, which will be hitting bookstores in just days. You can click here, here and here to read the…

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More From Heading Out to Wonderful … Enter to Win

3 Comments 3 Comments Today, we share another excerpt from Robert Goolrick’s upcoming novel Heading Out to Wonderful — and a chance to win a signed copy. Heading Out to Wonderful will be hitting bookstores, both online and bricks-and…

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World Book Night US

1 Comment 1 Comment A huge success in the UK, World Book Night is making its way to the US! Today all around the country volunteers are giving away ONE MILLION FREE BOOKS. Yes, you read it right –…

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Orange County Literacy Council: Writers for Readers Book and Author Luncheon

No Comments No Comments If you love good books and live in or near Orange County, the only place to be on February 20th is the Orange County Literacy Council’s 5th Annual Writers for Readers Book and Author Luncheon.…

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Booksellers Rock! Kelly Justice, Fountain Bookstore

15 Comments 15 Comments Name: Kelly Justice Bookstore: Fountain Bookstore Title: Boss Lady Brief Bio: Kelly bought The Fountain in January 2008 after managing it since 2000 and she has been a professional independent bookseller since 1989. What books…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

1 Comment 1 Comment Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie This was the year of displaced persons. The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

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Robert Goolrick & Garth Stein: Algonquin Book Club Event, 12/8

4 Comments 4 Comments Mark your calendars for our next Algonquin Book Club event on December 8, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. PST/10:00 p.m. EST! Garth Stein, best-selling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain, will interview Robert…

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