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April 2015


We're looking forward to seeing you at our next Book Scouts event, which falls on the first-ever Independent Bookstore Day on May 2nd. Please tell all your friends and help us have a super turnout! We're going to have giveaways, birthday cake, and more.

The next week, May 4th through 10th is Children's Book Week, so make sure to come in and stock up on great reads!

Also, please save the date of Wed., June 17th at 2pm for a book signing with Robert Venditti. He adapted the Percy Jackson books into graphic novel format and now has his own middle grade book, Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape. Click here for more info!


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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.

Independent Bookstore Day
Independent Bookstore Day: Saturday, May 2nd, 10am-6pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE

Join us on May 2nd, 2015, to celebrate the first-ever Independent Bookstore Day and Fiction Addiction's 14th anniversary! We will be hosting an all-day party: morning, noon, and night.

In the morning...be lined up at the door at 10am for the first chance at limited-edition, collectible merchandise and Krispy Kreme donuts.

At noon...bring the family for family-friendly activities and birthday cake! The first 50 children through the door will receive a free gift. At noon, preschool children can participate in a 45-minute interactive Music Adventure storytime. Then at 1pm, children ages 8-12 are invited to participate in our monthly Book Scouts event.

At "night"...join us from 4-6pm to celebrate the launch of Upstate author Joni Tevis's new essay collection, The World Is on Fire (Milkweed, paperback, $16.00, on sale in May). Adult refreshments will be served.


Picture Book Author Panel Talk & SigningPicture Book Author Panel Talk & Signing

Join South Carolina children's picture book authors Samantha Bell (author of The Perfect Pet) and Scotti Cohn (author of Animal Partners). The perfect way to end Children's Book Week! This event is free and open to the public.


SC Book Festival
South Carolina Book Festival: Friday-Sunday, May 15th-17th @ Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Columbia, SC, FREE*

The Sc Book Festival is a yearly literary festival held in Columbia, SC. There will be book signings, writing workshops, special ticketed events, and even a Children's Pavilion. See www.scbookfestival.org for a list of events and featured authors. Fiction Addiction, Books on Broad, and Hub City Bookshop are sponsors this year and will be handling the main book sales area at the show. If you can't make the festival, let us know and we can get books signed for you. *Note: Public admission is free, though some events are ticketed.


Ticketed Events
June 22nd
Lynne MatsonLindsay CummingsAnne Blankman
Lynne Matson
Lindsay Cummings
Anne Blankman

Paula StokesRobin ConstantineTonya Kuper
Paula Stokes
Robin Constantine
Tonya Kuper
Southeast Summer Book Bash YA Talk & Signing, 3pm, $10
(More info coming soon.)

Fiction Addiction Book Scouts
Blackbird Fly
Saturday, May 2nd, 1pm @ Fiction Addiction


Fiction Addiction's Book Scouts meet monthly.


For our next meeting, we will be reading Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly (Greenwillow, hardcover, $16.99).


The Book Scouts program is designed for children ages 8 to 12.


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

April 23rd
April 30th
May 7th
May 14th
Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry
Hot Rod Hamster: Monster Truck Mania!
Special Delivery
Butterfly Countin
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $17.99
Paperback - $7.95

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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!

Windows 8
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Kobo Daily DealKobo eMagazines

Independent Bookstore Day
Independent Bookstore Day
Join us on May 2nd, 2015 to celebrate the first-ever Independent Bookstore Day (#bookstoreday) and Fiction Addiction's 14th anniversary! We will be hosting an all-day party: morning, noon, and night.

Be lined up at the door at 10am for the first chance at limited-edition, collectible merchandise such as a signed Captain Underpants print, a broadside from Stephen King's forthcoming book Finders Keepers, a Huck Finn literary map, salty and sweet literary tea towel sets, and more! (Special merchandise will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and will not be sold online.) We will be serving Krispy Kreme donuts to the first 3 dozen folks through the door.

Bring the family at 1pm for our Book Scouts event aimed at kids ages 8-12. We will be serving birthday cake and perhaps some Puerto Rican-themed refreshments inspired by our featured book, Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly.

From 4-6pm, celebrate the launch of the magnificent essay collection, The World Is on Fire: Scrap, Treasure and Songs of Apocalypse (paperback, $16.00) by the Upstate's own Joni Tevis. Adult refreshments will be served.

Bring your family, your bookclub, or anyone who likes a good party!

(And in the mean time, stop by and pick up one of our Independent Bookstore Day tote bags, with artwork by Roz Chast, only $15.95 each!)

March New Releases
The 13-Story Treehouse
Take a tour of a medieval castle. Every part of the castle has a function. Walls keep the enemy out. Towers protect the lord and the soldiers. From the moat and portcullis to the great hall and dungeon, see how a castle works as an enemy army tries to storm the walls.

Square Fish - Release Date: 4/14/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $7.99

A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens
Paperback - $16.95

Middle Grade
Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures
Because of a Unicorn Incident at her school (it was an accident!), Pip is spending the summer with her Aunt Emma at the Cloverton Clinic for Magical Creatures. At first, it's all fun, games, and chatting with Hobgrackles, but when Fuzzles appear and start bursting into flame at the worst possible places, Pip and her new friend Tomas must take action. Because if the mystery of the Fuzzles isn't solved soon, both magical and unmagical creatures are going to be in a lot of trouble.

Scholastic - Release Date: 4/28/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $16.99

The 13-Story Treehouse
Andy and Terry live in a treehouse that has 13 stories, a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a secret underground laboratory, and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots marshmallows into your mouth whenever you are hungry. Life would be perfect if it wasn't for the fact that Andy and Terry have to write their next book, which is almost impossible because there are just so many distractions, including 13 flying cats, giant bananas, mermaids, a sea monsters pretending to be mermaids, enormous gorillas, and dangerous burp gas-bubblegum bubbles!

Square Fish - Release Date: 4/7/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $6.99

The Island of Dr. Libris
Hardcover - $16.99

Young Adult
Dream a Little Dream
An Ember in the Ashes
Hardcover - $17.99
Hardcover - $19.95

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.

Volunteer Picks
A World without Princes
Paperback - $6.99

Staff Picks
Denton Little's Deathdate
Funny, funny novel about a teen living in a world where everyone learns their "deathdate" from birth. Unfortunately, Denton's deathdate is the same day as his senior prom.

Alfred A. Knopf - Release Date: 4/14/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99

Blackbird Fly
Murder Is Bad Manners
The Water and the Wild
Hardcover - $16.99
Our May Book Scouts pick!
Hardcover - $16.99
On sale 4/21/15
Hardcover - $16.99
Paperback - $9.99

There's No Such Thing as Little
Cruel Beauty
Hardcover - $17.99
Paperback - $9.99

Store & Community News
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