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Writing Advice from Robert Morgan

January 8, 2014 • 1 Comment


What’s the best piece of writing advice you’ve gotten?
The novelist Alison Lurie said that when writing a novel I would have to find a “passive gear” and let my characters take over the story

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October Lucky Stars: Robert Morgan’s fiction

No Comments October 1, 2013 • No Comments

October brings happy changes: the leaves are turning luscious shades, and our monthly e-book promotion has a new name — Lucky Stars. Each month, you can enjoy some of our wonderful, classic e-books, centered on…

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Lucky 7 e-books for September: Celebrating Lee Smith

1 Comment September 3, 2013 • 1 Comment

Just in time for Lee Smith‘s highly anticipated new novel, Guests on Earth, here’s a chance to read her other wonderful novels — each with a FREE preview of Guests on Earth! –  just $1.99…

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Giveaway Tuesday: The Road from Gap Creek

6 Comments August 27, 2013 • 6 Comments

It’s publication day for The Road from Gap Creek! Robert Morgan dives back into the multidimensional landscape of his 1999 national bestseller, Gap Creek.  It is a place and story, a story of a family…

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Lucky 7: Gap Creek

1 Comment January 10, 2013 • 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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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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Lucky 7: Boone

No Comments November 12, 2012 • No Comments

“Robert Morgan’s lyric mountain language is equal to the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land itself.” — Lee Smith, author of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger
The focus of our…

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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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Giveaway Monday: Gap Creek

2 Comments August 13, 2012 • 2 Comments

Giveaway Mondays continue with our first paperback giveaway, and oh, what a paperback it is!
Gap Creek
by Robert Morgan
In 2000, Oprah Winfrey selected Gap Creek for her Book Club., Now, a dozen years…

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

1 Comment December 7, 2011 • 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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