Summer’s winding down, but we still have plenty of time left to cram in more summer reading, right? We recently asked our authors to tell us about their favorite summer reads, whether from recent memory or the distant past. The variety of books they came up with is really kind of amazing. Herewith, Part 1.Continue reading

Recently we attended the annual BookExpo America trade show, the largest publishing gathering in the country, to promote our current and forthcoming Fall 2011 titles. The reception this year was quite spectacular, and many of our authors–Tayari Jones (Silver Sparrow), Jon Michaud (When Tito Loved Clara), Martha Southgate (A Taste of Salt), Heidi Durrow (TheContinue reading

Will you be at Book Expo America this year? The Algonquin booth (#4252) will be rocking all week with author appearances and signings, must-grab galley giveaways, and more. Please join us for the following–all events in the Algonquin booth unless otherwise noted: Monday 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Editor’s Buzz Panel: Senior Editor Kathy Pories discussesContinue reading

Today is a momentous occasion: the publication day of Jon Michaud’s debut novel When Tito Loved Clara, one of our favorite titles on our Spring 2011 list. And it’s not just because Jon is the world’s sweetest person (seriously, ask anyone)–it’s because his novel is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G. O: The Oprah Magazine and Entertainment Weekly both recentlyContinue reading