There’s only one way to handle the heat of summer: Dive into an absorbing read. Just turning the pages of these page-turning novels will keep you cool. Fill out the form below—beginning July 15, 2021—to enter for a chance to win a set of these 10 books. The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue PerchedContinue reading

Beginning Monday, August 3, 2020, you can enter for a chance to win a new set of 10 books from Algonquin by filling out the form below. These books below are timely and topical, as well as escapist and delightful. Perfect reading for a most unusual summer. Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle “Hieroglyphics is a novel thatContinue reading

Welcome to Pages to the Past, a continuing celebration of Algonquin’s historical fiction. One of the most powerful things a story can do is sweep you away—to a different place, world, or time. In the pages of historical fiction, we can understand our history and gain new perspectives on our current situation. These novels offerContinue reading

For these days when the expression “When pigs fly . . .” never felt more appropriate, we’re swooping in with The Algonquin Reader. This Spring/Summer edition features original, smart, thoughtful, personal essays from bestselling authors Julia Alvarez, Jill McCorkle, Larry Watson, and Caroline Leavitt, along with newcomers Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai, Richard Farrell, and ShurtiContinue reading

Each of the November Lucky Stars books introduces us to women, real or imagined, on a journey of a lifetime. Travel into their unforgettable and wise worlds. Go first class with these e-books — for just $2.99 or less throughout the month!      A Life in Men by Gina Frangello: The friendship between Mary and NixContinue reading

Algonquin authors, a spectacularly talented lot, are also exceptionally generous with their hard-earned advice for writers. The Internet being the time-suck that it is, we gallantly got sucked in on your behalf, rounding up some of our authors’ best gems into one handy-dandy little installment. Here’s hoping you find wisdom to fuel your own writing…Continue reading