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February 2015


My credit card processor tells me that our terminal will accept Apple Pay. If anyone has already set up Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and wants to help us beta test this feature, we'd appreciate it. Just stop by the store, find something you want to purchase, and tell us you'd like to be an Apple Pay tester, and we'll give you 10% off! However, try to pick a quiet time and not the middle of a big event to help us test this feature :)

*Please note our new 2015 hours:

Monday - Friday: 10am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: Closed


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2015 Reward Club
Our Reward Card will be $20 for the 2015 calendar year. Signing up for our Reward Card allows you to trade books with us and gives you a $10 store coupon after every $100 you spend in a calendar year. That makes it free for those who spend at least $200 a year with us.

And remember, whether you have a Reward Card with us or not, every time you spend $50, you get to pick a free book off of our giveaway cart!

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.

In-Store Signing with Kim Daisy
In-Store Signing with Kim Daisy: Saturday, February 7th, 3-5pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE

Spartanburg, South Carolina, baker and author Kim "Daisy" Nelson will be signing copies of her debut cookbook, Daisy Cakes Cookbook (Starbooks, hardcover, $29.95), a collection of mouthwatering recipes of heirloom cakes, pies, cheesecakes, and sauces. This event is free and open to the public.


Book Talk with Alex Kava
Book Talk & Signing with Alex Kava: Tuesday, February 10th, 6:30pm @ Fiction Addiction, $28.57 or $10*

Meet New York Times bestselling mystery author Alex Kava at a book talk & signing at Fiction Addiction as she discusses the first novel in her new Ryder Creed series, Breaking Creed (Penguin, hardcover, $26.95). *Note: $10 ticket admits one and includes a $10 book voucher. $28.57 ticket admits two and includes one copy of Breaking Creed.


Monday's LieA Cold LegacyConversion
Asheville Authors Book Talk & Signing: Thursday, February 19th, 7pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10*

Join Asheville, NC, authors Jamie Mason (author of the mystery novel Monday's Lie), Megan Shepherd (author of the Madman's Daughter YA trilogy, including new book A Cold Legacy), and Katherine Howe (author of the YA novel Conversion) for a book talk, followed by Q&A and a book signing. *Note: Tickets are $10 each for adults. Each ticket can be redeemed toward a purchase of the authors' books prior to or at the event. Children ages 15 and under are free, but please RSVP. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling us at 864-675-0540.


In-Store Signing with Elizabeth Harris
In-Store Signing with Elizabeth Harris: Saturday, February 21st, 10am-12pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE

South Carolina author Elizabeth Harris will be signing copies of her debut novel, What Am I to Do Now, Mama? (Archway, paperback, $17.99), which tells the story of Coy Bronson's life in entertainment and demonstrates his love and special close connection with his Mama. This event is free and open to the public.


Rough RiderMuch Ado About JackSomeone Like Her
Romance Rendezvous Book Talk & Signing: Saturday, February 21st, 2pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10*

Join regional romance authors Victoria Vane (author of Rough Rider), Christy English (author of Much Ado About Jack), and Sandra Owens (author of Someone Like Her) for a book talk, followed by Q&A and a book signing. *Note: Tickets are $10 each for adults. Each ticket can be redeemed toward a purchase of the authors' books prior to or at the event. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling us at 864-675-0540.


Book Talk with Jonathan Odell
Book Talk & Signing with Jonathan Odell: Monday, February 23rd, 2pm @ Fiction Addiction, $16.96 or $10*

Southern author Jonathan Odell will discuss his new novel, Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League (Maiden Lane, paperback, $16.00), the story of two young mothers, Hazel and Vida, in pre-Civil Right Mississippi -- one wealthy and white and the other poor and black -- who have only two things in common: the devastating loss of their children, and a deep and abiding loathing for one another. *Note: $10 ticket admits one and includes a $10 book voucher. $16.96 ticket admits two and includes one paperback copy of Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League.


Launch Party for Jessica Khoury
Launch Party for Jessica Khoury: Saturday, February 28th, 3pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE

Greenville YA author Jessica Khoury will celebrate the launch of her new novel, Kalahari (Razorbill, hardcover, $17.99), a breathtaking story of five teens stranded in the Kalahari desert who must outrun a deadly virus and its creators. There will be Kalahari-themed games and a brief Q&A with the author, followed by a book signing. This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.


Ticketed Events
February 10th
February 19th
Alex KavaJamie MasonMegan ShepherdKatherine Howe

Jamie Mason
Megan Shepherd
Katherine Howe
Alex Kava Book Talk & Signing, 6:30pm, $10*Asheville Authors Book Talk & Signing, 7pm, $10

February 19th
February 23rd
Victoria VaneChristy EnglishSandra OwensJonathan Odell
Victoria Vane
Christy English
Sandra Owens

Romance Rendez-Vous Book Talk & Signing, 2pm, $10Jonathan Odell Book Talk & Signing, 2pm, $10*

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

Fiction Addiction Cookbook Clubs
Monday, February 16th, 7:00pm @ Fiction Addiction

Fiction Addiction's Cookbook Club meets monthly.

We will be preparing recipes from and discussing The Southern Living Community Cookbook by Sheri Castle.
If you're interested in joining our cookbook club, 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 January:

February 5th
February 12th
February 19th
February 26th
The Storm Whale
A Crankenstein Valentine
Madeline and the Gypsies
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $17.00
Hardcover - $17.99
Paperback - $7.99

Do You Have Your Kobo Yet?
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Or select one of the following options to install the Kobo app on your desktop or mobile device, and support Fiction Addiction in the process!

*Buy and register your Kobo device from us between now and January 28th, 2015, and you can receive a promo code for a FREE first book of a series from a selection that includes Jill's staff pick, The Queen of the Tearling, among others!*

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Signed First Editions Club
February 2015
March 2015
April 2015
May 2015
Trigger Warning
The Nightingale
World Gone By
A Dangerous Place
Hardcover - $26.99
(Signed copies only available to current members.)
Hardcover - $27.99
Hardcover - $27.99
Hardcover - $26.99

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.

(Prices are subject to change by the publisher.)

Independent Bookstore Day
Independent Bookstore Day Tote
Introducing the first national Independent Bookstore Day, taking place on May 2nd, 2015! To help Fiction Addiction, and independent bookstores nationwide, celebrate this event, we will have specially designed, exclusive items for sale only in independent bookstores on May 2nd! Quantities will be limited, so we recommend that you shop early to get your pick of these special items. And in the mean time, stop by and pick up one of our Independent Bookstore Day tote bags, with artwork by Roz Chast ($15.95 each), and help spread the word!

February New Releases
Regional Interest
First Frost First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen
Claire Waverley has started a successful new candy company, but the business of selling them is costing her the everyday joys of her family, and her belief in her own precious gifts. Sydney Waverley longs for a baby, yet the longer she tries, the more her desire becomes an unquenchable thirst, stealing the pleasure out of the life she already has. Sydney's daughter, Bay, has lost her heart to the boy she knows it belongs to...if only he could see it, too. When a mysterious stranger shows up and challenges the very heart of their family, each of them must make choices they have never confronted before. And through it all, the Waverley sisters must search for a way to hold their family together through their troublesome season of change, waiting for that extraordinary event that is First Frost.

Signed First Editions Available!

St. Martin's Press - Release Date: 1/20/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.99

In Every Way In Every Way by Nic Brown
Chapel Hill college student Maria finds herself in a predicament -- unexpectedly pregnant at nineteen. Still reeling from the fresh discovery of her mother's diagnosis with cancer, Maria's decision to give her daughter up for adoption is one that seems to be in everyone's best interest. So when her mother proposes an extended trip to sleepy coastal town Beaufort -- the same town that the adoptive couple Maria chose for her daughter just happens to live in -- Maria jumps at the chance to escape. She has kept close watch on the couple -- they live mere blocks away -- and, as opportunity demands, she accepts a position as their nanny. Maria ingratiates herself into the family -- hesitantly, at first, and then with all the confused and chaotic fervor of a mother separated from her child.

Counterpoint - Release Date: 2/10/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.00

The World Made Straight The World Made Straight by Ron Rash
Travis Shelton is seventeen the summer he wanders into the woods onto private property near his North Carolina home, discovers a grove of marijuana large enough to make him some serious money, and steps into the jaws of a bear trap. After hours on the forest floor, he's released from the trap by the shrewd and vicious farmer who set it -- but he can no longer ignore the subtle evils that underlie the life of his small Appalachian community. Before long, Travis has moved out of his parents' home to live with Leonard Shuler, a one-time schoolteacher who now deals a little pot to make ends meet. Travis becomes his student, of sorts, and the fate of these two outsiders becomes increasingly entwined as the community's violent past and corrupt present bear down on each of them from every direction.

Picador - Release Date: 1/6/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $16.00

Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening
Paperback - $14.99
Paperback - $16.00

Hardcover - $29.95
On sale 2/10/15

General & Historical Fiction
Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League by Jonathan Odell
Embittered and distrusting, Vida is harassed by Delphi's racist sheriff and haunted by the son she lost to the world. Hazel, too, has lost a son and can't keep a grip on her fractured life. After drunkenly crashing her car into a manger scene while gunning for the baby Jesus, Hazel is sedated and bed-ridden. Hazel's husband hires Vida to keep tabs on his unpredictable wife and to care for his sole surviving son. Forced to spend time together with no one else to rely on, the two women find they have more in common than they thought, and together they turn the town on its head. It is the story of a town, a people, and a culture on the verge of a great change that begins with small things, like unexpected friendship.

Meet the author at his Book Talk & Signing on February 23rd!

Maiden Lane Press - Release Date: 2/4/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $16.00

Holy Cow Holy Cow by David Duchovny
Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a pretty happy one at that. One night, Elsie and her best friend Mallory sneak out of their pasture, and Elsie finds herself drawn to the farmhouse. Through the window, she sees the farmer's family gathered around a bright Box God -- and what the Box God reveals about something called an "industrial meat farm" shakes Elsie's understanding of her world to its core. There's only one solution: escape to a better, safer world. And so a motley crew is formed: Elsie; Jerry -- excuse me, Shalom -- a cranky, Torah-reading pig who's recently converted to Judaism; and Tom, a suave (in his own mind, at least) turkey who can't fly, but who can work an iPhone with his beak. Toting stolen passports and slapdash human disguises, they head for the airport.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux - Release Date: 2/3/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $24.00

The Nightingale The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of WWII and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion, and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France -- a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.

St. Martin's Press - Release Date: 2/3/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $27.99

Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror
The Orphan Choir The Orphan Choir by Sophie Hannah
Louise has no reason left to stay in the city. She can't see her son, Joseph, who is away at boarding school where he performs in a prestigious boys' choir. Her troublesome neighbor has begun blasting choral music at all hours of the night -- and to make matters worse, she's the only one who can hear it. Hoping to find some peace, Louise convinces her husband, Stuart, to buy them a country house in an idyllic, sun-dappled community called Swallowfield. But it seems that the haunting melodies of the choir have followed her there. Against the pleas and growing disquiet of her husband, Louise starts to suspect that this sinister choir is not only real, but a warning. But of what? And how can it be, when no one else can hear it?

Picador - Release Date: 1/27/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $15.00

Rough Rider Rough Rider by Victoria Vane
Janice Combes has two loves, bucking bulls and Dirk Knowlton. But Dirk only has eyes for a dazzling rodeo queen. Exchanging playful banter with Dirk is all Janice can expect -- until the stormy night he knocks on her door dripping wet and needing a place to crash. Dirk Knowlton is living the cowboy dream. Life should be good, but there's a void he can't seem to fill. After getting hung up by a bull, he wonders if this is really the life he wants. Restless and rebellious, he bolts...but there's a certain cowgirl he can't forget. When old dreams turn to dust, can two wary hearts take another chance on love?

Meet the author at her Romance Rendez-Vous Book Talk & Signing on February 21st!

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - Release Date: 2/3/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $7.99

Young Adult
Soulprint Soulprint by Megan Miranda
Seventeen-year-old Alina Chase has spent her entire life imprisoned on a secluded island -- not for a crime she committed in this lifetime, but one done by her past self. Her very soul is like a fingerprint, carried from one life to the next -- and Alina is sick of being guilty. Aided by three teens with their own ulterior motives, Alina manages to escape. Although she's not sure she can trust any of them, she soon finds herself drawn to Cameron, the most enigmatic and alluring of the trio. But when she uncovers clues from her past life, secrets begin to unravel, and Alina must figure out whether she's more than the soul she inherited, or if she's fated to repeat history.

Bloomsbury - Release Date: 2/3/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99

A Cold Legacy
Hardcover - $17.99
Meet the author 2/19/15!
Paperback - $12.99
Hardcover - $17.99

I Was Here
Paperback - $9.99
Meet the author 2/28/15!
Hardcover - $18.99

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.

What Local Authors Are Reading
Hardcover - $29.99
On sale 2/10/15

Volunteer Picks
Jill's mom, Nancy, reads more than just about anyone we know, and she has 9 different mystery picks this month! We challenge you to read just 5 of her picks. Those who do will get a free book off our galley cart, and a free ticket to our next mystery event.

Breaking Creed Breaking Creed by Alex Kava
Once again, Alex Kava has proven herself as a seasoned author with this latest novel. It is a fast paced and educational look at how dogs are trained and work for law enforcement. A Colombian connection, a DC connection, and a Florida connection meet head on and FBI agent Maggie O'Dell works with Ryder Creed and his team of dogs to solve a terrible crime spree. Breaking Creed is the first, I hope, of many books to feature Creed and his team of trained dogs.

Meet the author at her Book Talk & Signing on February 10th!

Putnam - Release Date: 1/27/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $26.95

Before He Finds Her Before He Finds Her by Michael Kardos
This fast paced thriller takes you on a wild ride, filled with ups and downs, as the young protagonist searches for the father who murdered her mother 15 years ago. Just when I thought this story was becoming predictable, it would change course. Totally unexpected twists throughout kept me guessing, and its stunning ending really was a surprise!!

Mysterious Press - Release Date: 2/3/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.00

Among Thieves Among Thieves by John Clarkson
James Beck wasn't a criminal when he was sentenced to prison on a falsified charge of killing a policeman, but he was very, very smart, and he did what he had to in order to survive. Eight years later, when his conviction is overturned, he leaves prison with a group of ex-cons who will do anything for him. They are family, so when a distant cousin of one of the ex-cons needs help James Beck steps in. Little does he know they will soon be fighting a Russian arms dealer, Bosnian war criminals, and the NYPD. Among Thieves is an amazingly intelligent, fast paced, well written story about how to get even, steal 116 million dollars and not end up back in jail.

Minotaur Books - Release Date: 2/3/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $25.99

The Girl on the Train
One Step Too Far
Hardcover - $26.95
Paperback - $9.99
Hardcover - $25.99

The Kind Worth Killing
The Missing One
My Sunshine Away
Hardcover - $25.99
Hardcover - $24.99
Hardcover - $26.95
On sale 2/10/15

Crash & Burn
Hardcover - $27.95

The Same Sky
Hardcover - $25.00

The String Diaries
Bird Box
Paperback - $16.00
Paperback - $15.99
On sale 2/10/15

Staff Picks
Red Queen Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Imagine the violence of The Hunger Games, the backstabbing and betrayal of Game of Thrones, more superpowers than the X-Men, and a simple girl, Mare Barrow, who becomes betrothed to a prince while falling in love with his brother and at the same trying to protect her childhood friend, Kilorn. Red Queen is an amazing debut YA novel that will leave you waiting desperately for the next entry in the series.

Seconded by Melissa, store employee

HarperTeen - Release Date: 2/10/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99

My Heart and Other Black Holes
Hardcover - $17.99

The Darkest Part of the Forest
Hardcover - $18.99
Hardcover - $18.00
Paperback - $10.99

Store & Community News
Emrys Writing Room Workshops
Emrys Emrys Writing Room is back for the 2015 Winter/Spring edition! These workshops consist of four 2-hour weeknight sessions each. The cost of each workshop is $100. Space is limited, so register early!

Fiction with Heather Marshall: February 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th from 7-9pm @ Coldwell Banker Caine

Creative Nonfiction with Scott Gould: March 5th, 12th, 26th, & April 2nd from 7-9pm @ SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities

Poetry with Mamie Morgan: April 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th from 7-9pm @ SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities

International Center of the Upstate
The International Center of the Upstate The International Center invites you to join their 2014/15 International Book Club Season. Meet one Monday during the month at Coffee Underground (1 E. Coffee St., Greenville) from 7:00-9:00pm for sparkling discussions around interesting stories. The book club is open to all International Center members.

New Store Hours
We have new store hours for 2015:

Monday-Friday: 10:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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!




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