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July 2014

 

Thank you for a very successful June. We had a slew of great events with our favorite summer beach read authors (Dottie Frank, Karen White, Mary Kay Andrews, Mary Alice Monroe, Patti Callahan Henry, etc.). I hope you were able to catch at least one of the events. If not, we still have signed stock left for most of the authors.

I'm now completely exhausted and am happily going to the beach for the next week. Kathleen, Melissa, and Cyndi will be holding down the fort and happy to help you with any of your book-related needs.

The store will be closed, Friday July 4th, but if you're in town make sure to stop by on Saturday, July 5th to meet some of our area's great independent authors who will be signing throughout the day. See our events section below for more information.

-Jill

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Upcoming Events
If you are unable to make one of our author events, you are welcome to reserve signed copies by contacting us in advance, by email at info@fiction-addiction.com or by phone at 864-675-0540. Personalized copies will need to be prepaid.

Love Your Indie

Did you know that five of our 2013 store bestsellers were small press or self-published titles? On July 5th, come celebrate the underdog writers who put themselves out there, sometimes at their own expense, because they've got a story to tell. To see our author schedule, please visit our website at www.fiction-addiction.com.

 


5 S.T.E.P.S. to Being Your Own Patient Advocate

Teacher and stem cell transplant recipient Dr. Cristy Kessler will talk about her book, 5 S.T.E.P.S. to Being Your Own Patient Advocate (Buckskin Books, paperback, $14.99). Armed with a diagnosis of multiple autoimmune diseases, Kessler took charge and, with the help of a powerful team of doctors, identified the treatment that could save her life, a treatment denied by her insurance company and prohibited in the US by the FDA. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested.

 



The Witch of Belladonna Bay
Book Talk & Signing with Suzanne Palmieri: Thursday, July 17th, 5:30pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10 / $15.89*

Bestselling author Suzanne Palmieri will be discussing her new book, The Witch of Belladonna Bay (St. Martin's Griffin, paperback, $14.99). BitsyWyn Whalen returns home to figure out what really happened the night fourteen years ago when her brother was imprisoned for the murder of BitsyWyn's childhood best friend. *Note: $10 ticket admits one and includes a $10 book voucher. $15.89 ticket admits two and includes one copy of the featured book. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fiction-addiction.com or by calling us at 864-675-0540.

 


Kobo Writing Life
Kobo Writing Life Presentation: Friday, July 18th, 1pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE*

Calling all writers -- published or not! Join Christine Munroe from Kobo Writing Life and local authors Susan Boyer (author of Lowcountry Boil and Lowcountry Bombshell), Carl T. Smith, and Jim McFarlane for a presentation about Kobo's free ebook publishing platform and how working with Kobo can help Fiction Addiction! Christine will be giving away a Kobo Aura HD ereader (a $169.99 value) to one lucky attendee as well as some free and/or discounted Kobo ebooks. *Seating is limited, so please RSVP to ensure your place.

 


How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
Book Talk & Signing with Lydia Netzer: Friday, July 18th, 5:30pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10 / $27.55*

Award-winning author Lydia Netzer will be discussing her latest book, How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky (St. Martin's Griffin, hardcover, $25.99; a July Indie Next Pick), in which she weaves a mind-bending, heart-shattering love story that asks, "Can true love exist if it's been planned from birth?" *Note: $10 ticket admits one and includes a $10 book voucher. $27.55 ticket admits two and includes one copy of the featured book. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fiction-addiction.com or by calling us at 864-675-0540.

 


The House on Mermaid Point
Book Talk & Signing with Wendy Wax: Saturday, July 19th, 2pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10 / $27.55*

Southern women's fiction author Wendy Wax will be discussing her latest book, The House on Mermaid Point (Berkley, paperback, $15.00). Whether it's an unexpected flirtation with a bona fide rock star, a strained mother-daughter relationship, or a sudden tragedy, nothing can drive apart Maddie, Avery, and Nikki -- except maybe being trapped on a houseboat with one bathroom. *Note: $10 ticket admits one and includes a $10 book voucher. $15.90 ticket admits two and includes one copy of the featured book. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fiction-addiction.com or by calling us at 864-675-0540.

 


Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

Join Barbara J. Taylor for a reading and launch party celebrating her debut novel, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night (Akashic, paperback, $15.95) at Cafe and Then Some (101 College St., Greenville). Inspired by a haunting family story, the novel blends real life incidents with fiction to show how grace can be found in the midst of tragedy. This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

 


VitroUnforgotten
Girls Gone Sci-Fi YA Talk & Signing: Thursday, August 7th, 7pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10*

Meet these YA sci-fi authors as they talk about their latest books: Jessica Khoury (author of Origin and Vitro), Jessica Brody (author of Unremembered and its sequel Unforgotten), Beth Revis (author of theShades of EarthHer Dark Curiosity Across the Universe series), and Megan Shepherd (author of The Madman's Daughter and its sequel Her Dark Curiosity). *Note: $10 ticket admits one adult and includes a $10 book voucher. Children ages 15 and under are free, but please RSVP. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fiction-addiction.com or by calling us at 864-675-0540.

 


Origin
Launch Party with Yvette Araujo: Saturday, August 9th, 1-3pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE

Author and short film maker Yvette Araujo will be signing copies of her latest book, Origin (Xlibris, paperback, $19.99), an apocalyptic novel that opens the thoughts of readers to aspects of life they never thought about, cleverly melding, fiction, history, and religion to present a convincing portrait of the end of days. This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

 


Palmetto Moon
Launch Party with Kim Boykin: Saturday, August 16th, 2-4pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE

Join South Carolina native Kim Boykin in celebrating the release of her new novel, Palmetto Moon (Berkley, paperback, $15.00). When Vada Hadley's dear friend Darby hunts her down in Round O, SC, needing help, Vada will have to confront the life she gave up when she ran from her high society Charleston wedding -- and decide where her heart truly belongs. This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

 


Ticketed Events
July 17th
July 18th
July 19th
Suzanne PalmieriLydia NetzerWendy Wax
Book Talk & Signing with
Suzanne Palmieri
, 5:30pm, $10*
Book Talk & Signing with
Lydia Netzer
, 5:30pm, $10*
Book Talk & Signing with
Wendy Wax
, 2pm, $10*



August 7th
Jessica KhouryJessica BrodyBeth RevisMegan Shepherd
Girls Gone Sci-Fi YA Talk & Signing,
7pm, $10*

August 17th
August 21st
August 21st
August 25th
Jenny MilchmanCarolyn DingmanMark PowellAce Atkins
Book Talk & Signing with
Jenny Milchman
, 2pm, $10*
Book Your Lunch with
Carolyn Dingman
, 12pm, $35*
Book Talk & Signing with
Mark Powell, 6:30pm, $10*

(More info coming soon)
Book Talk & Signing with
Ace Atkins, 6:30pm, $10*

(More info coming soon)




September 4th
September 6th
September 17th
October 10th
Susan VreelandCharles MartinLisa WingateDiane Chamberlain
Book Talk & Signing with
Susan Vreeland, 2pm, $10*

(More info coming soon)
Book Talk & Signing with
Charles Martin, 2pm, $10*

(More info coming soon)
Book Talk & Signing with
Lisa Wingate, 3pm, $10*

(More info coming soon)
Book Your Lunch with
Diane Chamberlain, 12pm, $55

(More info coming soon)

*Additional ticket options available for select events. See event details for more information.

Fiction Addiction Cookbook Clubs
Real Irish Food
Monday, July 14th, 6:30pm @ Upcountry Provisions
Monday, July 21st, 7:00pm @ Fiction Addiction

Fiction Addiction's Cookbook Clubs each meet monthly.

Members will each pick an ethnic cookbook of their choice from which to prepare recipes and discuss at the 3rd Monday Cookbook Club at Fiction Addiction.
 
If you're interested in joining either of our cookbook clubs, please email us at info@fiction-addiction.com or call us at 864-675-0540 for more information or to sign up. You can preview the club agreement here.

 

Children's Storytime
Join us for storytime every Thursday morning at 10:30am. We will be reading the following titles during July:

July 3rd
July 10th
July 17th
July 24th
July 31st
Ladybug Girl at the Beach
Ninja!
Five Trucks
Chu's Day
My Pet Book
Hardcover - $17.99
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $17.99
Board book - $7.99
Hardcover - $17.99

Give Me Summer! Give Me Books!
Give Me Summer! Give Me Books! Announcing the return of Give Me Summer! Give Me Books! A committee of booksellers from across the country has again selected 18 featured titles, which are tailored to children in three different age groups: Kindergarten to Grade 2, Grades 3-5, and grades 6-8.

Give Me Summer! Give Me Books! challenges young customers to read six books during the summer months. At least three of those six books should be on the list of suggested titles. Fiction Addiction will have rewards for children who complete the program.

Registration is now open! Kids just need to come by the store, grab their summer reading tracking forms (they double as bookmarks!), and pick up a few books to kick off the program! Happy reading!

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Preorder Hachette
Hachette is offering some fantastic new eBook releases in the month of July at special pre-order prices. Click here to see all applicable titles and to pre-order yours today!

Signed First Editions Club
July 2014
August 2014
September 2014
The Whiskey Baron
A Southern Girl
Big Little Lies
Hardcover - $26.00
Hardcover - $29.95
Hardcover - $26.95

Our Signed First Editions Club makes it easy to become a collector! We pick great books -- past picks have included a National Book Award Winner and an Edgar Award Winner for Best Novel -- and you get one signed first edition every month. Our picks run the gamut from memoirs to popular fiction, cookbooks to mysteries. All you have to do is provide us with payment information and commit to purchasing at least 10 of the 12 books picked each year. Collect for fun or for profit -- our club members have seen their books increase in value since they purchased them! A club membership also makes a great gift for the book lover in your life.



New Products
Original Pocket Hearts
Pocket Sand Dollars
In a somewhat crowded world, simplicity is a magnet. It sets the tone for every Vilmain gift, along with a potent mix of whimsy, inspiration and function. We've just received several of their pewter Pocket Charms, enchanting little tokens to carry around in your own pocket or to give as gifts.

July New Releases
Regional Interest
The Stories We Tell
Eve and Teddy Morrison are Savannah's power couple. They're on every artistic board and involved deeply in the community. And they have the wealth and name that comes from being part of an old Savannah family. But things aren't as good as they look. The Morrison marriage is taut with tension, but when Teddy is involved in a car accident with Eve's sister, Willa, the questions surrounding the event bring the family close to a breaking point. Sifting between the stories, Eve has to find out what really happened -- and just who she believes.
 
St. Martin's Griffin - Release Date: 6/24/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.99


The Thorn Tree
The Thorn Tree by Heather Marshall -- Signed Copies Available!
American-born Margaret is packing her resentful daughter Hope off to her Aunt Agatha's cottage in Scotland the summer after Hope's parents have split. Margaret then spends her summer finding out who she is other than a wife and mother. Hope has to reinvent herself and her vision of her dad. And gentle Aunt Agatha wonders what would have happened if she'd made room in her life for romance and adventure. Through these three perspectives, the complexities of love and life are woven together, showing the strength of family ties.
 
MP Publishing - Release Date: 6/18/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $14.95


It Comes in Waves
For competitive surfer Claire "Pepper" Patton, the waves of South Carolina's Folly Beach once held the promise of a loving future and a bright career -- until her fiance broke the news that he and Claire's best friend, Jill, were in love. 18 years later, Claire has put miles between that betrayal and that coast. But when ESPN invites her back for a documentary on women in surfing, Claire decides it might be the chance she needs to regain control of her life. But not everything in Folly Beach is as Claire remembers it, most especially her ex-best friend, Jill.
 
New American Library - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $15.00


General & Historical Fiction
The House on Mermaid Point
Rock-and-roll legend "William the Wild" Hightower is not thrilled about letting this crew turn his private piece of paradise into a bed-and-breakfast for a reality show...though he is intrigued by Maddie. Hard as that is for her to believe as a newly single woman who can barely manage a dog paddle in the dating pool. But whether it's an unexpected flirtation with a bona fide rock star, a strained mother-daughter relationship, or a sudden tragedy, Maddie, Avery, and Nikki are in it together. The only thing that might drive them apart is being trapped on a houseboat with one bathroom...

Meet the author at her Book Talk & Signing on July 19th!

Berkley - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $15.00


Evergreen
While Hux grows up hunting and fishing in the woods with his parents, his sister, Naamah, is raised an orphan. Years later, haunted by the knowledge of this forsaken girl, Hux decides to find his sister and bring her home to the cabin. But Naamah, even wilder than the wilderness that surrounds them, may make it impossible for Hux to ever tame her, to ever make up for all that she, and they, have lost. Set before a backdrop of vanishing forest, this is a luminous novel of love, regret, and hope.

Alfred A. Knopf - Release Date: 7/15/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.95


Grand Central
The Girls of August
Paperback - $16.00
Hardcover - $27.00

Science Fiction & Fantasy
The Book of Life
In the All Souls Trilogy's highly anticipated final volume, Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion, family and caring, past deeds and their present consequences. In ancestral homes and university laboratories, using ancient knowledge and modern science, from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago, bringing this superbly written series to a deeply satisfying close.

Signed copies will be available one week after publication.

The Viking Press - Release Date: 7/15/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $28.95


Romance
How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less
With an injured horse and no shelter, Andrew Clifton, Lord of Amberstall, becomes the unintentional houseguest of the Moore family after being attacked by a hired hit man. Katie Moore could always be found at the stables -- until her riding accident. Now, she locks herself away from Society -- embarrassed by her injuries. While Katie tends to Andrew's horse, the two are at odds about everything, except their feelings for one another and the danger that they're about to discover on the road ahead...

Sourcebooks Casablanca - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $6.99


Children's & Young Adult
The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School
Turn little pouts into big smiles! Mr. Fish is nervously awaiting his first day of school, and he frets about not knowing how to write his name, how to draw shapes, and how to do math -- until he's reassured that school is the perfect place to learn how to master all of these new skills.
 
Farrar, Straus & Giroux - Release Date: 6/24/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $16.99



Preschool Shapes, Colors & PatternsKindergarten Phonics & ABCs
The Force is strong with this series! Introducing a line of workbooks that marries the iconic popularity of Star Wars with the unique mix of editorial quality, fun presentation, and rigorous educational standards that Workman applied to the Brain Quest Workbooks. 1st Grade Math2nd Grade WritingFeaturing favorite characters like Luke Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and other creatures, monsters, Jedi, and Sith, the workbooks are filled with thousands of original illustrations drawing from all six Star Wars movies and the expanded Star Wars universe.
 
Workman Publishing Company - Release Date: 6/17/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $8.95 each



Ruin and Rising
The capital has fallen, and the Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Alina must forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal search for Morozova's last amplifier. But as she begins to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that alters her understanding of the bond they share and the power she wields. The firebird is the one thing that stands between Ravka and destruction -- and claiming it could cost Alina the future she's fighting for. The highly anticipated, thrilling final installment in the Grisha Trilogy!
 
Henry Holt & Co. - Release Date: 6/17/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $18.99



Four
The very first draft of Divergent began with the hair-cutting scene, but it was told from Tobias's point of view. When Veronica Roth went back to the manuscript some time later, she realized that in order for the Divergent story to be exceptionally compelling, it needed to be told from Tris's perspective. But over the course of the first two books, Tobias's voice still clamored to be heard, eventually becoming an integral part of Allegiant. Now, Veronica Roth has written four stories about Tobias Eaton's life told from Tobias's point of view.
 
Katherine Tegen Books - Release Date: 7/8/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99



Of Sorcery and Snow
On the Fence
Hardcover - $16.99
Paperback - $9.99

Shelf Awareness Email Newsletter
Would you like to learn about even more great books and book-related news? Shelf Awareness sends out a twice-weekly email newsletter filled with book reviews, book lists, author interviews, and more. If you're interested in subscribing to the Shelf Awareness email list, please email us at info@fiction-addiction.com.

2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

July 2014 Indie Next List

The Queen of the Tearling
Landline
Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
The Care and Management of Lies
Hardcover - $26.99
Hardcover - $24.99
Hardcover - $25.95
Hardcover - $26.99


Volunteer Picks
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
A quirky, geeky, wonderful feel-good love story, unlike anything you have ever read. It has poetry, black holes, dreams, astronomy, super-colliders, psychics, destiny, unrequited love, and the strangest pre-arranged marriage you will ever see. It goes from weird to serious, from funny to sad, but in the end, it is an honest and emotional look at the nature of true love.


St. Martin's Griffin - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.99



Flying Shoes Lisa Howorth deftly weaves together a beautiful story of the South, family, relationships, racial issues, and unresolved guilt. She takes seemingly unrelated strands of stories of people who are important in Mary Byrd's life and intertwines them until you understand how the unsolved murder of Mary Byrd's young brother 30 years ago and the guilt she has carried around since then have made her the cynical, needy, self-destructive, funny, and very likable character she is today.


Bloomsbury - Release Date: 6/17/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.00



Land of Shadows As Detective Lou Norton and her new partner investigate the death of a young black teenage girl, Lou keeps seeing links to her sister's murder 30 years ago. She doggedly pursues clues and leads and goes back and interviews witnesses from her sister's case. Lou is tough and street smart, but at the same time, she is a vulnerable wife with a philandering husband and a daughter, who is still filled with guilt for leaving her sister alone years ago. A great new voice in crime fiction. I can't wait to see more from LA Homicide Detective Lou Norton.

Forge Books - Release Date: 6/10/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $24.99



Board Stiff A terrific blend of mystery, humor, and just enough sexual tension to make it interesting. Elliot Lisbon has an interesting job as the director of the prestigious Ballantyne Foundation. The story is set on an island off the coast of SC. The mystery is believable, and the culprit and motive are surprising. The writing is sharp and witty. The characters are fun and quirky. What more could you ask for in a great cozy? I can't wait to read more about Elliot Lisbon and her quest for her private investigator's license. Fans of Susan Boyer will love it.

Henery Press - Release Date: 4/30/13 - Format: Paperback - Price: $15.95



The Ways of the Dead Scarred and battered, investigative reporter Sully Carter pounds the beat for his story, fighting politicians, the police, and his own newspaper while looking for the truth. He wants to write about several missing women and a prostitute recently found dead, who are all from a gritty area of DC. But not until a judge's daughter is found dead nearby does his newspaper or the MPD even care about those other crimes. Twists and turns and a surprise ending leave a great opening for the next installment!

The Viking Press - Release Date: 6/12/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $27.95



Never Coming Back David Raker is recuperating from almost being stabbed to death, but he can't say no when an old girlfriend asks him to solve the mysterious disappearance of her sister, brother-in-law, and two nieces. The action leaves you on the edge of your seat, and the ever developing plot pulls you in deeper and deeper as Raker's tenacity and no holds barred approach gets you closer and closer to what you think the truth is. More twists and turns than a roller coaster and surprise after surprise up to the very last page make this a thriller you won't want to miss.

The Viking Press - Release Date: 7/3/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $27.95



Suspicion Ingrid Thoft meets Janet Evanovich. Sharp witted and brassy, pistol-packin' PI Fina Ludlow works for her personal-injury-attorney father, who doesn't hesitate to do all he can to live up to the stereotype of a money-grubbing ambulance chaser. What starts out as a quest for the identity of the sperm donor for several single moms soon ends up as a murder investigation when said donor turns up dead. Action packed and fast paced, you'll want to become friends with Fina, whose sassy mouth is a cover-up for a lot of hurt in a family that is not "The Waltons".

Putnam - Release Date: 6/26/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.95



Don't Talk to Strangers Ex-FBI agent, recovering alcoholic, and current Atlanta PI Keye Street is called to rural GA to help profile a killer when the bodies of two missing young girls are found in a national park. One was missing for 10 years and the other for just 6 months. Keye is a smart, tough, and brash profiler who has her work cut out for her when a third young girl is abducted. Red herrings and a last minute plot twist will keep you guessing until the very last page. Keye Street is one of the most interesting, formidable, damaged, and vulnerable heroines to come along in years.

Bantam - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.00


The Summer Wind After enjoying the first book in this series, I could not wait for the next installment, and it was well worth the wait. It is hard to beat the interaction of a blended family of southern women. The continuing tale of the dolphin rescue adds interest to the story, but the heart of these books are the amazing women and their all too real lives. The half sisters are so different, but you will fall in love with each of them. I cannot wait for the next installment of this series. Perfect to take to the beach, but so much more than a beach book.

Gallery Books - Release Date: 6/17/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $16.00


Phantom Instinct I was already a Meg Gardiner fan, but if I hadn't been, this book would have hooked me. A twisting plot where the enemy is difficult to identify and it is hard to know friend from foe. The incorporation of brain injury is a key part of the story and well developed. Any fan of Karin Slaughter, Tami Hoag, Allison Brennan, or Kat Martin will enjoy this book.

Dutton - Release Date: 6/26/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.95


The Girl with All the Gifts A new twist on the zombie story. Full of emotion, sympathy, and action. I loved the whole journey, especially the end.


Orbit - Release Date: 6/10/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.00


The String Diaries Jones jumps around in time to tell one family's story of being pursued by a despicable psychotic shapeshifter hell bent on love.


Mulholland Books - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.00


Volunteer Picks Now in Paperback...
A Tap on the Window
Night Film
Nancy M.'s pick - $9.99
Nancy M.'s pick - $18.00

Staff Picks
The Glass Sentence The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove
I haven't encountered such fabulous world building and wonderful confluence of science and magic since The Golden Compass. What a wonderful debut!

The Viking Press - Release Date: 6/12/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99


Dollbaby Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal
In the summer of 1964, when young Ibby Bell's father dies unexpectedly, her mother dumps her in New Orleans with the eccentric grandmother she's never met. The black cook, Queenie, and her daughter Dollbaby, soon take Ibby under their wing in this compulsively readable and moving coming of age story that fans of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt will adore.


Pamela Dorman Books - Release Date: 7/3/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.95


One Plus One One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
Single mom Jess is picking up odd jobs to make ends meet, her stepson is getting bullied nonstop, and she's scared her daughter will be next if she can't get the funds for private school tuition. When they meet reluctantly helpful Ed, their road trip to a Maths Olympiad becomes everything their lives have been missing. But they know it can't last, because Ed may be on his way to prison, and Jess has a secret that could tear apart their fragile new relationship. Moyes' latest novel will make you laugh and cry with characters you can't help but love and root for.

Signed copies will be available approximately two weeks after publication.

Seconded by Linda, store volunteer.


Pamela Dorman Books - Release Date: 7/1/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $27.95


Say What You Will Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
Amy was born with cerebral palsy. Matthew suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. They have both learned to deal with their disabilities alone, but as they spend time with each other and friendship blossoms, they discover that having someone to love can make all the difference. Will appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell's Eleanor & Park.

HarperTeen - Release Date: 6/3/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99


Guardian Guardian by Alex London
Syd has become the symbol of the Rebooters' revolution. It's a dangerous job, which he can't seem to grasp, despite the repeated warnings of Liam, Syd's bodyguard. But there are dangers that even Liam can't protect Syd from -- like the disease that is slowly working its way through the population, starting with the Guardians. And it looks like the only way to cure it is to reverse the revolution that Syd and Knox started. Lots of action and a little romance make this a great read, even better than the first book, Proxy.

Philomel - Release Date: 5/29/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99


The Loyal Lieutenant
A breath of fresh air after the doping scandals in professional bike racing and athletes' backstabbing that have sapped the enthusiasm of cycling fans. Hincapie writes about his love of racing; his long career, which includes 17 Tours de France; his decision to dope; and ultimately, his decision to stop doping. Readers will learn about things that are not headline-making news, like riders' efforts to clean up their sport and to take responsibility for their own choices and failures. This book is for anyone who would like to feel good about the sport again.

William Morrow - Release Date: 5/27/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.99
 

Spider Woman's Daughter Spider Woman's Daughter by Anne Hillerman
Anne Hillerman continues the beloved Leaphorn and Chee series that Tony Hillerman fans have missed since his death. The author has so expertly captured the voice of her father's novels that, if I hadn't known better, I would have thought he'd written it. Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee, and Bernadette Manuelito are back, this time investigating the shooting of a close colleague. The younger generation of investigators takes the lead in this Navajo Country mystery, and like Anne Hillerman, is up to the challenge.

Harper - Release Date: 6/24/14 - Format: Paperback - Price: $9.99


This Is Warhol
This Is Warhol offers a concise biography of Andy Warhol and fun illustrations making this book feel almost like a graphic novel. Of course, the book contains Warhol artwork as well. This is a perfect book for a fan or anyone seeking to expand their art history knowledge. Love the board cover, too!

Laurence King Publishing - Release Date: 5/6/14 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $15.95


Now in Paperback...
Siege and Storm
Alina's scant happiness after escaping the Darkling doesn't last long before the Darkling finds her again, intent as ever to claim Alina and her power for his own. But with the help of a notorious pirate (er...privateer), she manages to escape again. But this time, she's not hiding. This time, she wants to use her power. The question is, will Alina be able to control her power, or will the power control her? I'm as much in love with this trilogy now as I was after reading the first book, and I'm so excited the conclusion, Ruin and Rising, is finally here!

Recommended in hardcover by Melissa.

Square Fish - Release Date: 6/17/14 - Price: $9.99


The Signature of All Things
The Never List
After Iris
Archetype
Jill's pick - $17.00
Jill's pick - $16.00
Jill's pick - $7.99
Melissa's pick - $16.00




The Girl You Left Behind
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
The Curiosity
Melissa's pick - $16.00
Melissa's pick - $10.00
Cynthia's pick - $14.99

Dates to Remember
July 2nd
July 20th
July 21st
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
Neil Armstrong
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home



July 23rd
Batman Detective Comics #27

To celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary, we will be giving away a free Batman comic book to everyone who comes to the store on July 23rd! (While supplies last.)

On TV

The Leftovers
Under the Dome
Witches of East End
The Strain
The Leftovers
Sundays
@ 10pm
on HBO
Under the Dome
Mondays
@ 10pm
on CBS
Witches of East End
starts Sunday, July 6th
@ 9pm
on Lifetime
The Strain
starts Sunday, July 13th
@ 10pm
on FX

At The Movies
Deliver Us from Evil
A Long Way Down
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Planes: Fire & Rescue




Mood Indigo
A Most Wanted Man
Guardians of the Galaxy


Store & Community News
International Center of the Upstate
The International Center of the Upstate Now that the Greenville Women's Club is defunct, consider joining The International Center of the Upstate. They have an International Women's Club with an active events program.

Augustine Literacy Project
This summer, you have an opportunity to become a reading tutor and improve the life of an underprivileged child. The Upstate SC Chapter of the Augustine Literacy Project provides free, one-on-one tutoring at schools across the Upstate for struggling readers who cannot otherwise afford private tutors. There will be a tutor training session from July 14th-25th in downtown Greenville for interested volunteers.

Fiction Addiction is Open on Sundays!
To help meet your book-buying needs in 2014, we have decided to open the store on Sundays from Noon-4:00pm. Stop by and say hi to Cynthia and grab a book, perfect for passing time on those lazy Sunday afternoons!

Two Ways to Earn FREE Books!
Spend $50 in one transaction on in-stock merchandise (event tickets excluded), and pick a free "advance reading copy" from our selection!

Or volunteer and help us at the store! Our volunteers receive a free "advance reading copy" for every three hours worked, and a 20% discount on all merchandise. If you're interested in volunteering at Fiction Addiction, please email Jill at info@fiction-addiction.com or call 864-675-0540.

Thanks for your continued patronage!

 

Sincerely,

 

Jill Hendrix, Owner
Fiction Addiction
1175 Woods Crossing Rd. #5  
Greenville, SC 29607
864-675-0540
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