Fiction Addiction

1020A Woodruff Rd.
 Greenville, SC 29607
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Fiction Addiction Newsletter March 2010
Dear Fiction Addiction customer,
I'm pleased to announce a great Book Your Lunch lineup for our April-June session: Ron Rash and Karen White will be returning; we snagged southern favorites Mary Alice Monroe and Ann B. Ross; and local treasures Mindy Friddle and George Singleton will also be featured. We're expecting a great turnout for these events, so we encourage you to sign up early in case they sell out. We're also still taking signups for our two March events featuring Patricia Sprinkle and Shirley Twiss.
March Events
Saturday, Mar. 13th, 1-3pm: Wendy Wax Signing
Magnolia WednesdaysWendy Wax will be signing copies of her new book, Magnolia Wednesdays (Berkley, paperback, $15.00), at Fiction Addiction on Saturday, March 13th from 1-3pm. In Magnolia Wednesdays, 41-year-old ex-investigative journalist Vivien Armstrong Gray finds herself pregnant, jobless, and very hormonal. She unwillingly heads home to her widowed sister's ballroom dance studio in Georgia to report on suburban living, where friendships develop and a real relationship with her sister blossoms. If you can't make the signing, just give us a call at 675-0540 to reserve your copy of any of Wendy's books.
Thursday, Mar. 18th, 6:45 pm at Saffron's Indian Restaurant: Business Book Club
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is HardJoin Fiction Addiction's business book club as we discuss Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath (Random House, hardcover, $26.00), over dinner at Saffron's Indian restaurant on Woodruff Rd. In a story-driven narrative, the Heaths bring together decades of counterintuitive research in psychology and other fields to shed new light on how we can effect transformative change. Switch posits that successful changes follow a pattern, a pattern you can use to make the changes that matter to you, whether your interest is in changing the world or changing your waistline.
Switch will be 15% off in the store from now until the meeting. The club is open to the public. If you are planning to attend the meeting, please email us so we can let the restaurant know how many to expect.
Friday, Mar. 19th: Book Your Lunch w/ Patricia Sprinkle
@ The Lazy Goat, 12-2pm, $25 per person
Patricia Sprinkle
Mystery author Patricia Sprinkle gives her readers a change of pace with her newest book, Hold Up the Sky, the story of four women who come together to live on a drought-stricken Georgia farm. To purchase a ticket, call us at 675-0540 or buy online at
 Saturday, Mar. 20th, 2-4pm: Cappy Hall Rearick Signing
Return to Rocky BottomCappy Rearick will be signing copies of her new book, Return to Rocky Bottom (CreateSpace, paperback, $16.99), at Fiction Addiction on Saturday, March 20th from 2-4pm. Reminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird, Return to Rocky Bottom follows a brother and sister as they come of age in a small South Carolina town during the turbulence and unrest of the 50's and 60's. Set in the deep South, the two siblings grow up with rules set by their parents, but they mature by learning about life from a different perspective. If you can't make the signing, just give us a call at 675-0540 to reserve your copy of any of Cappy's books.
Monday, Mar. 29th: Book Your Lunch with Shirley Tiwss
@ The Lazy Goat, 12-2pm, $25 per person
Shirley TwissGreenville resident Shirley Twiss always longed to be a writer, but for many years this dream took a back seat to her happy life as a wife, mother and teacher. Shirley's debut novel, Cotton in Augusta, was nominated for the 2009 SIBA Award for Fiction and has proved well worth the wait. To purchase a ticket, call us at 675-0540 or buy online at
Children's Storytime
Night Before St. Patrick's DayStarting in March, our children's storytime is moving to Thursday mornings at 10:30am. We will be reading the following titles during March:
4th: Brand-New Baby Blues by Kathi Appelt (HarperCollins, hardcover, $16.99)
11th: The Night Before St. Patrick's Day by Natasha Wing (Grosset & Dunlap, paperback, $3.99)
18th: The Inside Tree by Linda Smith (HarperCollins, hardcover, $16.99)
25th: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein (HarperCollins, hardcover, $16.99)
March's Store Picks
Broken Places
Broken Places by Sandra Parssall (Poisonsed Pen Press, paperback, $14.95)
Veternarian Rachel Goddard finds herself investigating a murder in her rural Virginia home mainly out of self preservation.  Her love interest Deputy Sheriff Tom Bridger adds some police procedural elements as their separate investigtations lead back to 1960s activism and secrets worthy of blackmail.  A great new series for fans of Margaret Maron's Deborah Knott.
- Recommended by Nancy McFarlane, store employee
Shall I Knit You a Hat? by Kate KliseThe Whistling Season by Ivan Doig (Harcourt, paperback, $14.00) 
From the first scene, Doig drew me into this story in such a way that I could smell the food, hear the newspaper turning, feel the tablecloth. Beyond that, I was inspired by the theme of education and how we learn. Every person deserves a teacher like Morris and Rose shows us also just how much we have to learn from each other.
- Recommended by Cyndi Clack, store employee 
Hold Up the SkyHold Up the Sky by Patricia Sprinkle (NAL, paperback, $15.00)
Over 20 years in the making, Hold Up the Sky celebrates the strength of Southern women and how that strength is magnified when joined together. This SIBA Okra pick is a wonderful contemporary Southern read.
- Recommended by Jill Hendrix, store owner
TwitteratureTwitterature by Alexander Aciman (Penguin, paperback, $12.00)
If you've ever wondered how the classics would be told in today's language of social networking websites, this is the book for you. Containing short ("Twenty Tweets or Less"), humorous condensations of famous and infamous books from Oedipus to The Great Gatsby to Harry Potter and the graphic novel Watchmen, Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less will enthrall you as no English teacher could. 
- Recommended by Melissa Oates, store employee
Upcoming Releases
Please email us at if you would like to reserve a copy of any of the following:
Featured Releases
Course Called IrelandA Course Called Ireland: A Long Walk In Search of a Country, a Pint, and the Next Tee by Tom Coyne (Penguin, paperback, $16.00)
In the tradition of Bill Bryson's A Walk in the Woods, A Course Called Ireland is the story of a walking-averse golfer who treks his way around an entire country, spending 16 weeks playing every seaside hole in Ireland. Along the way, he searches out his family's roots, discovers a country transformed by an economic boom, and finds that the only thing tougher to escape than Irish sand traps are Irish pubs.

LiftLift by Kelly Corrigan (Hyperion, hardcover, $16.99)
Kelly Corrigan, the author of The Middle Place, originally wrote Lift as a letter to her children. It is a tender, intimate, and robust portrait of risk and love; a touchstone for anyone who wants to live more fully. Corrigan weaves together three true and unforgettable stories of adults willing to experience emotional hazards in exchange for the gratifications of raising children.
- Kaplan Praxis, Tenth Edition, paperback, $20.00 (3/2)
- Pacific by Hugh Ambrose, hardcover, $26.95 (3/2)
- Islands of the Damned by R.V. Burgin, hardcover, $24.95 (3/2)
- What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations by Cave/Mitchell, paperback, $14.99 (3/16)
- Lift by Kelly Corrigan, hardcover, $16.99 (3/2)
- Columbine by Dave Cullen, paperback, $15.99 (3/3)
- Happens Every Day by Isabel Gillies, paperback, $15.00 (3/2)
- Girl in the Cellar by Allan Hall, paperback, $7.99 (3/9)
- Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler, hardcover, $25.99 (3/9)
- Conservative Victory by Sean Hannity, paperback, $14.99 (3/30)
- North by Northwestern by Sig Hansen, hardcover, $25.99 (3/30)
- Lady Gaga: Behind the Fame by Emily Herbert, paperback, $14.95
- Harmony by HRH The Prince of Wales, hardcover, $29.99 (3/24)
- Impossible to Easy by Robert Irvine, hardcover, $29.95 (3/30)
- Animal Factory by David Kirby, hardcover, $26.99 (3/2)
- Long Way Home by David Laskin, hardcover, $26.99
- Big Short by Michael Lewis, hardcover, $27.95 (3/15)
- Cooking from the Garden: Best Recipes from Kitchen Gardener by Ruth Lively [Ed.], hardcover, $29.95
- Falling Apart in One Piece by Stacy Morrison, hardcover, $26.00 (3/23)
- Tales from the 5th Street Gym by Ferdie Pacheco, hardcover, $27.50 (3/28)
- Keeping Score: A Story About Life, Faith, and America's Favorite Pastime, Baseball by Linda Sue Park, paperback, $6.99
- Be Censtable: How to Cut Your Household Budget in Half by Chrissy Pate, paperback, $14.00 (3/30)
- St. Patrick by Jonathan Rogers, paperback, $12.00
- No Apology by Mitt Romney, hardcover, $25.99 (3/2)
- Courage and Consequence by Karl Rove, hardcover, $30.00 (3/9)
- Best of It by Kay Ryan, hardcover, $24.00 (3/3)
- Mommywood by Tori Spelling, paperback, $16.00 (3/23)
- Crazy Love by Leslie Morgan Steiner, paperback, $14.99 (3/30)
- Stitch 'n Bitch Extreme by Debbie Stoller, paperback, $16.95 (3/15)
- Science Behind the Secret by Travis S. Taylor, paperback, $14.99 (3/2)
- Made for Goodness by Desmond Tutu, hardcover, $25.99 (3/9)
- Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg, paperback, $14.00 (3/23)
- Will Jessus Buy Me a Double-Wide? by Karen Spears Zacharias, hardcover, $16.99
General & Christian Fiction
Featured Release
Girl Who Chased the MoonThe Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen (Bantam, hardcover, $23.00, avail 3/16)
Bestselling author Sarah Addison Allen invites you to Mullaby, North Carolina, a quirky little Southern town with more magic than a full Carolina moon. Here two very different women -- Emily Benedict and Julia Winterson -- discover how to find their place in the matter how out of place they feel.
- Stepmother by Carrie Adams, paperback, $14.99
- Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen, hardcover, $23.00 (3/16)
- Finishing Touches by Hester Browne, paperback, $15.00 (3/23)
- Summer's Child by Diane Chamberlain, paperback, $13.95 (3/30)
- She-Rain by Michael Cogdill, hardcover, $24.95 (3/31)
- Boneman's Daughters by Ted Dekker, paperback, $7.99 (3/3)
- Barbaray Pirates by William Dietrich, hardcover, $25.99 (3/30)
- Wild Things by Dave Eggers, paperback, $14.00 (3/2)
- All the Queen's Players by Jane Feather, paperback, $15.00 (3/9)
- Botticelli Secret by Marina Fiorata, paperback, $14.99 (3/30)
- How to Knit a Love Song by Rachael Herron, paperback, $13.99 (3/2)
- Sweet By and By by Todd Johnson, paperback, $13.99 (3/30)
- Memory Thief by Rachel Keener, paperback, $13.99 (3/12)
- Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella, paperback, $15.00 (3/9)
- Baltic Gambit by Dewey Lambdin, paperback, $15.99 (3/16)
- King, Ship and Sword by Dewey Lambdin, hardcover, $25.99 (3/16)
- Season of Second Chances by Diane Meier, hardcover, $25.00 (3/30)
- Pearl of China by Anchee Min, hardcover, $24.00 (3/30)
- Bite Me by Christopher Moore, hardcover, $23.99 (3/23)
- Fool by Christopher Moore, paperback, $14.99
- Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton, paperback, $15.00 (3/2)
- Best Love, Rosie by Nuala O'Faolain, paperback, $17.95
- House Rules by Jodi Picoult, hardcover, $28.00 (3/9)
- Dearest Cousin Jane by Jill Pitkeathley, paperback, $13.99 (3/23)
- Burning Bright by Ron Rash, hardcover, $22.99 (3/9)
- Her Mother's Hope by Francine Rivers, hardcover, $24.99
- Miss Julia Delivers the Goods by Ann B. Ross, paperback, $15.00 (3/30)
- Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson, hardcover, $25.00 (3/2)
- Mrs. Darcy & the Blue-Eyed Stranger by Lee Smith, hardcover, $23.95
- Assegai by Wilbur Smith, paperback, $9.99 (3/30)
- Hold Up the Sky by Patricia Sprinkle, paperback, $15.00 (3/2)
- Brooklyn by Colm Toibin, paperback, $15.00 (3/2)
- Heretic's Wife by Brenda Rickman Vantrease, hardcover, $25.99 (3/16)
- Raven Stole the Moon by Garth Stein, paperback, $14.99 (3/9)
- Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives by Brad Watson, hardcover, $23.95 (3/22)
- Magnolia Wednesdays by Wendy Wax, paperback, $15.00 (3/2)
- Tale of the Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb, paperback, $14.00 (3/30)
- Colony by Jillian Weise, paperback, $14.95
- Greater Love by Robert Whitlow, paperback, $14.99 (3/16)
- One Good Dog by Susan Wilson, hardcover, $22.99 (3/2)
- Plain Paradise by Beth Wiseman, paperback, $14.99
- Love in Mid Air by Kim Wright, hardcover, $23.99 (3/29)
Mysteries & Romantic Suspense 
- First Family by David Baldacci, paperback, $9.99
- Bone Thief by Jefferson Bass, hardcover, $24.99
- Glazed Murder by Jessica Beck, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- 212 by Alafair Burke, hardcover, $24.99 (3/23)
- Pallbearers by Stephen J. Cannell, hardcover, $25.99
- Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child, paperback, $9.99 (3/23)
- Oolong Dead by Laura Childs, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Teaberry Strangler by Laura Childs, hardcover, $24.95 (3/2)
- Naked Edge by Pamela Clare, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Cursed by Carol Higgins Clark, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Caught by Harlan Coben, hardcover, $27.95
- Devil's Keep by Phillip Finch, paperback, $9.99 (3/30)
- Warrior Ascended by Addison Fox, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Burying Place by Brian Freeman, hardcover, $24.99 (3/30)
- In the Dark by Brian Freeman, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Serialist by David Gordon, paperback, $14.00 (3/9)
- Even by Andrew Grant, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Hazard by Gardiner Harris, hardcover, $24.99 (3/16)
- Strong Enough to Die by Jon Land, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Black Jack by Lora Leigh, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- About Face by Donna Leon, paperback, $14.00
- Life Sentences by Laura Lippman, paperback, $14.99 (3/2)
- Our Lady of Immaculate Deception by Nancy Martin, hardcover, $24.99 (3/2)
- Sprinkle with Murder by Jenn McKinlay, paperback, $6.99 (3/2)
- Lethal Injection by Jim Nesbit, paperback, $12.95
- Strong, Sleek and Sinful by Lorie O'Clare, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Second Chance by Christy Reece, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Night Tales: Nightshade / Night Smoke by Nora Roberts, paperback, $7.99
- Pulse by Jeremy Robinson, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Down to the Wire by David Rosenfelt, hardcover, $24.99 (3/16)
- Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg, paperback, $15.00 (3/30)
- Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline, hardcover, $25.99 (3/16)
- Golden Mile by Martin Cruz Smith, hardcover. $25.95 (3/2)
- Shadow Walker by Michael Walters, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Hush by Kate White, hardcover, $24.99 (3/2)
- 8 in the Box by Raffi Yessayan, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
Romance & Supernatural Romance
- Serpent Moon by C.T. Adams, paperback, $6.99 (3/2)
- Never Cry Werewolf by L.A. Banks, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Embers by Laura Bickle, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Devil's Playground by Jenna Black, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Rogue in My Arms by Celeste Bradley, paperback, $6.99 (3/30)
- Moon Called by Patricia Briggs, hardcover, $20.95 (3/2)
- Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs, hardcover, $24.95 (3/30)
- Out of Body by Stella Cameron, paperback, $7.99
- Moonlight Road by Robyn Carr, paperback, $7.99
- Mind Games by Carolyn Crane, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- What the Lady Wants by Jennifer Crusie, paperback, $7.99
- Wild Ride by Jennifer Crusie, hardcover, $25.99 (3/16)
- Atlantis Redeemed by Alyssa Day, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- In Bed with the Duke by Christina Dodd, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Warrior Ascended by Addison Fox, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Moon Looked Down by Dorothy Garlock, paperback, $6.99
- Lois Lane Tells All by Karen Hawkins, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Shadowglass by Erica Hayes, paperback, $14.99 (3/2)
- Almost Forever by Linda Howard, paperback, $6.99
- Callen & Zach by Joan Johnston, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Jordan by Susan Kearney, paperback, $6.99
- Bad Moon Rising by Sherrilyn Kenyon, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Smooth-Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Master of Fire by Angela Knight, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Bride of the Wolf by Susan Krinard, paperback, $7.99
- Summer on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Chief by Monica McCarty, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Game Over by Fern Michaels, hardcover, $27.95
- In the Darkest Night by Patti O'Shea, paperback, $6.99 (3/30)
- Best Is Yet to come by Diana Palmer, paperback, $6.99
- More than Words by Diana Palmer, paperback, $6.99
- Velvet Haven by Sophie Renwick, paperback, $15.00
- Hellion and the Highlander by Lynsay Sands, paperback, $7.99
- Vampire and the Virgin by Kerrelyn Sparks, paperback, $7.99
- Born to Be Wild by Christine Warrne, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Summer Hideaway by Susan Wiggs, paperback, $7.99 
Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror
- Sacred Ground by Alex Archer, paperback, $6.99 (3/16)
- Master of None by Sonya Bateman, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Shadow Queen by Anne Bishop, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Shalador's Lady by Anne Bishop, hardcover, $24.95
- Warded Man by Peter V. Brett, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Turn Coat by Jim Butcher, paperback, $9.99 (3/2)
- Grey Moon Over China by Thomas A. Day, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- First Truth by Dawn Cook, paperback, $7.99
- Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith, hardcover, $21.99 (3/2)
- Conan the Magnificent by Robert Jordan, paperback, $6.99 (3/30)
- Last Stormlord by Glenda Larke, paperback, $7.99
- Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Mortal Coils by Eric Nylund, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson, paperback, $7.99 (3/30)
- Full Moon City by Darrell Schweitzer [Ed.], paperback, $15.00 (3/9)
- By Heresies Distressed by David Weber, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)
- Soldier of Sidon by Gene Wolfe, paperback, $7.99 (3/2)

Children's Books
Featured Release
100 Days 99 Nights100 Days and 99 Nights by Alan Madison (Little Brown, paperback, $5.99)
100 Days and 99 Nights, a 2010-11 nominee for the SC Children's Book Award, looks at the way a family copes with having a parent away on a 100 day, 99 night military tour of duty through the eyes of the very loveable Esmerelda (Esme) Swishback McCarthur. Speaking to readers on a personal level, this story turns a concept that seems so hard to grasp -- war -- into one that feels much more personal.
- I Can Save the Ocean! by Alison Inches, hardcover, $6.99 (3/9)
- Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney, hardcover, $14.95 (3/16)
- Savvy by Ingrid Law, paperback, $7.99 (3/23)
- Let's Make Rabbits by Leo Lionni, paperback, $6.99 (3/23)
- 100 Days and 99 Nights by Alan Madison, paperback, $5.99
- Fancy Nancy: Poet Extraordinaire! by Jane O'Connor, hardcover, $12.99 (3/2)
- Emily the Strange by Rob Reger, paperback, $8.99
- Olivia and the Babies by Jodie Shepherd, paperback, $3.99 (3/23)
- Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner, hardcover, $16.99 (3/10)
Young Adult 
Featured Release
The Sky Is EverywherThe Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (Penguin, hardcover, $17.99)
17-year-old Lennie isn't sure she can carry on when her beloved older sister dies unexpectedly but she finds that she's stronger than she ever imagined. This debut novel is amazing and I highly recommend it even though I used up an entire box of Kleenex. Recommended for teens who love Nicholas Sparks.
- Awakening by Kelley Armstrong, paperback, $8.99 (3/23)
- Secret Life of Prince Charming by Deb Caletti, paperback, $9.99 (3/23)
- Hunted by P.C. Cast, paperback, $9.99 (3/16)
- City of Angels by Zoey Dean, paperback, $9.99
- Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 by Stephenie Meyer, paperback, $19.99 (3/16)
- Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson, hardcover, $17.99 (3/9) 
- Indigo King by James A. Owen, paperback, $9.99 (3/9)
- Fang by James Patterson, hardcover, $19.99 (3/15)
- White Gates by Bonnie Ramthun, paperback, $7.99 (3/9)
- Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan, hardcover, $17.99
- Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall by L.J. Smith, paperback, $9.99 (3/16)
- Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn, hardcover, $16.99
Thanks for your patronage!

Jill Hendrix, Owner
Fiction Addiction
1020A Woodruff Rd.
Greenville, SC 29607

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The Miracle Worker Is Coming to Broadway March 3rd!
Story of My Life
The Pacific 
Islands of the Damned 
Helmet for My Pillow 
With the Old Breed 

St. Patrick's Day Is March 17th

Leprechauns and Irish Folklore

God and Guinness
Ready for March Madness?
When March Went Mad
Toby Wheeler
Night Hoops
Big Bad Bunny
Nobunny's Perfect
Happy Easter, Curious George
March Movies
Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
(Swedish film version)
April-June 2010
 Book Your Lunch Authors Announced!
Ron Rash
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