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May 2015


If your family includes fans of Gail Carson Levine (Ella Enchanted) or Meg Cabot (Princess Diaries), then consider coming to Columbia this weekend for the SC Book Festival. Both authors, plus many more, will be there! And Fiction Addiction is one of the three independent bookstores running the main sales booth at the festival. I hope to see you there!


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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.

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.


Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape: Attack of the Alien Horde

New York Times bestselling comic and graphic novel author Robert Venditti will be signing copies of his debut middle-grade novel, Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape: Attack of the Alien Horde (Simon & Schuster, hardcover, $16.99, on sale 6/16/15), at Fiction Addiction. This is the first of a series about twelve-year-old Miles who unexpectedly inherits a golden cape that gives him amazing superpowers. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs to info@fiction-addiction.com are requested.


Meet these six YA authors for a Q&A session followed by a book signing at Fiction Addiction: Lynne Matson (author of Nil and its sequel, Nil Unlocked), Lindsay Cummings (author of The Murder Complex and its sequel, The Death Code, as well as the Balance Keepers middle-grade series), Anne Blankman (author of Prisoner of Night and Fog and its sequel, Conspiracy of Blood and Smoke), Paula Stokes (author of Liars, Inc. and The Art of Lainey), Robin Constantine (author of The Secrets of Attraction and The Promise of Amazing), and Tonya Kuper (author of Anomaly). *Note: Tickets are $10 each. Each ticket can be redeemed toward a purchase of the featured authors' books prior to or at the event, and includes one admission pass to the event.


Fiction Addiction Book Scouts
Murder Is Bad Manners
Saturday, June 6th, 1pm @ Fiction Addiction


Fiction Addiction's Book Scouts meet monthly.


For our next meeting, we will be reading Murder Is Bad Manners by Robin Stevens (Simon & Schuster, 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:

May 14th
May 21st
May 28th
June 4th
June 11th
Butterfly Countin
Chocolate Socks
Dragon Fire
There Is a Crocodile Under My Bed
Chu's Day at the Beach
Paperback - $7.95
Hardcover - $14.99
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $17.95
Hardcover - $17.99

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May New Releases
Picture Books
Ice Cream Summer
Dear Grandpa,
Summer is going well.
I am very busy. But don't worry, I am not forgetting about school! I read every day. I practice my math facts. And I am even studying world history!

Peter Sís's delicious tongue-in-cheek vision of summer dishes up the whole scoop on everyone's favorite frozen treat -- and proves that ice cream is every bit as enriching for the mind as it is for the taste buds. Readers everywhere will be begging for seconds and thirds!

Scholastic - Release Date: 5/26/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99

Middle Grade
Return to Augie Hobble
Augie Hobble lives in a fairy tale -- or at least Fairy Tale Place, the down-on-its-luck amusement park managed by his father. Yet his life is turning into a nightmare: he's failed creative arts and has to take summer school, the girl he has a crush on won't acknowledge him, and Hogg Wills and the school bullies won't leave him alone. Worse, a succession of mysterious, possibly paranormal, events have him convinced that he's turning into a werewolf. At least Augie has his notebook and his best friend Britt to confide in -- until the unthinkable happens and Augie's life is turned upside down, and those mysterious, possibly paranormal, events take on a different meaning.

Roaring Brook - Release Date: 5/5/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $16.99

Young Adult
The Cage
Cora Mason and four other teenagers wake up in a desert with no clue as to what happened and each guarding personal secrets. As the unlikely group struggles for leadership, they slowly start to trust each other. Then they find out that their captors aren't from Earth, and they have taken the five teenagers for an otherworldly zoo -- where the exhibits are humans. As a forbidden attraction develops between Cora and their handsome jailer Cassian, she realizes that her best chance of escape might be in his arms -- though that would mean leaving the others behind. Can Cora manage to save herself and her companions? And if so...what world lies beyond the walls of their cage?

Balzar+Bray - Release Date: 5/26/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99

The Heir
Paper Towns
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Crimson Bound
Hardcover - $18.99
Signed First Editions Available!
Paperback - $10.99
On sale 5/19/15
Hardcover - $18.99
Hardcover - $17.99

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.

Volunteer Picks
The Secrets We Keep
Deep Blue
Hardcover - $17.99
Paperback - $9.99

Staff Picks
Denton Little's Deathdate
Conviction is a powerful novel which examines faith, loyalty, and family through the eyes of 16-year-old baseball phenom Braden Raynor. The pressure of the situation that Braden finds himself in when his father is arrested for murder and Braden is the crucial witness builds and builds throughout the novel as the author slowly reveals what really happened that night. You will be left thinking about this one long after you finish the last page.

Seconded by Nancy, store volunteer.

Disney-Hyperion - Release Date: 5/19/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99

Denton Little's Deathdate
Children and teachers alike will fall in love with spunky Latina heroine Sophie Brown and the super-powered chickens she has inherited and must keep safe from both chicken hawks and chicken thieves. This exceptional debut is recommended for fans of Roald Dahl and all animal lovers.

Alfred A. Knopf - Release Date: 5/12/15 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $16.99

A Snicker of Magic
A marvelous children's book about the power of words, hope, magic, and a place to call home. Fans of Savvy will adore A Snicker of Magic.

Scholastic - Release Date: 4/28/15 - Format: Paperback - Price: $6.99

The League of Beastly Dreadfuls
Hardcover - $16.99
A Spring 2015 Kids' Indie Next Pick

Openly Straight
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
The Girl at Midnight
Hardcover - $17.99
Paperback - $9.99
Hardcover - $17.99
A Spring 2015 Kids' Indie Next Pick
Hardcover - $17.99

Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats
Sisters' Fate
Say What You Will
Hardcover - $16.99
Paperback - $9.99
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