Happy Summer (Reading)!

June 21, 2013 • 1 Comment The calendar says June 21 today, so that makes it official: Summer is here! And just as with swimming pools, cool beverages (see below) and biting mosquitos, summer just isn’t summer without those summer reading…

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March 4, 2013

Happy Hour Giveaway Monday: The Drunken Botanist

2 Comments March 4, 2013 • 2 Comments Welcome to Happy Hour at Algonquin Books! We have a two-for-one special this evening on today’s Giveaway Monday book, The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart The randomly chosen winner of today’s Giveaway Monday book will…

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February 14, 2013

Mood Music: A Valentine’s Music Sampler

1 Comment February 14, 2013 • 1 Comment   Algonquin is bringing sexy back this Valentine’s Day. Here is suggested mood music for “rounding the bases” — yes, those bases—from some of Algonquin’s authors. (We’ve finally answered the question, “Who wrote the book…

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January 23, 2013

Lucky 7: From the Ground Up

No Comments January 23, 2013 • 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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January 2, 2013

Lucky 7 for January: What to Read in 2013

4 Comments January 2, 2013 • 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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November 30, 2012

Lucky 7: Flower Confidential

No Comments 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.…

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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…

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November 1, 2012

Lucky 7 for November: The Stories behind the Stories

No Comments November 1, 2012 • No Comments The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than…

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July 5, 2012

Head Outside with Amy Stewart

No Comments July 5, 2012 • No Comments Summer is the time to head outdoors and enjoy the world beyond our air conditioning. But if searing heat and bizarrely violent storms are messing with your outside time, spend a little indoor time —…

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July 1, 2012

Lucky 7 e-books: Enjoy the Great Outdoors

6 Comments July 1, 2012 • 6 Comments The Great Outdoors Head outside and get dirty with a good book. Build from the ground up with these inside looks at the outside world. Plus, you can save a tree by filling up your…

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