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August 2016

 
 
I know it gets crazy as the kids go back to school and everyone adjusts to new schedules, so don't forget to mark your calendars for our great upcoming events in August and September.

And once you get those school reading lists, call or stop by so we stock up on any assigned reading.

-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.

Elementary Educators Night: Thursday, August 25th, 4pm @ Fiction Addiction, FREE*
Elementary teachers and librarians are invited to our inaugural FREE elementary educators event at Fiction Addiction! We will be serving wine and cheese, handing out gift bags with free children's books, and discussing the topic of author visits -- how to get them at a discount and how to make the visits successful! Speakers will include Jill Hendrix, Fiction Addiction owner; Malinda Edmonston, media specialist at Pelham Road Elementary; and Jane Robertson, retired media specialist at Northwood Middle. Attendees will also receive a 20% discount on any merchandise purchased that day. Teachers can earn professional development credit by submitting your attendance at this event to Candice Moore (cvmoore@greenville.k12.sc.us) as an out of district activity.*Note: This event is free, but please RSVP to Fiction Addiction so we know how many gift bags to prepare.


Jaye Robin BrownAshley Herring BlakeLauren GibaldiKathryn Holmes
Young Adult Author Panel Talk & Signing: Wednesday, August 31st, 5:30pm @ Fiction Addiction, $10*
Join these young adult authors for a book talk, followed by a Q&A and a book signing at Fiction Addiction: Jaye Robin Brown (author of Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit [HarperTeen, hardcover, $17.99, on sale 8/30/16]), Ashley Herring Blake (author of Suffer Love [Houghton Mifflin, hardcover, $17.99]), Lauren Gibaldi (author of Autofocus [HarperTeen, hardcover, $17.99]), and Kathryn Holmes (author of How It Feels to Fly [HarperTeen, hardcover, $17.99]). *Note: Tickets are $10 each. Each ticket admits one and can be redeemed for $10 off a purchase of the featured authors' books. Tickets and books can be purchased online, at the store, or by calling us at 864-675-0540.


Eric Litwin
Eric Litwin Performance & Book Signing: Friday, September 23rd, 6:30pm @ Holland Park Church, FREE*
Get ready to sing, dance, and fall in love with reading! Fiction Addiction is bringing Eric Litwin to the upstate for a FREE performance featuring his new book, Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs (Scholastic, hardcover, $17.99, on sale 8/30/16), at Holland Park Church in Simpsonville. *Note: This event is free and open to the public, but a purchase of Groovy Joe from Fiction Addiction prior to or at the event is required in order to join the signing line. Mr. Eric will also sign copies of his backlist books (The Nuts books, the first four Pete the Cat books), but he will only personalize copies of Groovy Joe.


Trenton Lee Stewart
Trenton Lee Stewart Book Talk & Signing: Tuesday, September 27th, 4:30pm @ Hughes Main Library, FREE*
Join us for mystery, riddles, and excitement at this FREE event celebrating the launch of the new children's novel, The Secret Keepers (Little, Brown, hardcover, $18.99, on sale 9/27/16), by Trenton Lee Stewart, bestselling author of the Mysterious Benedict Society series, at the Hughes Main Library in downtown Greenville. *Note: This event is free and open to the public, but a purchase of The Secret Keepers from Fiction Addiction prior to or at the event is required in order to join the signing line. Mr. Stewart will sign his other books as long as they are accompanied by at least one copy of the new book.


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

August 18th
August 25th
September 1st
September 8th
September 15th
Elliot Gets Lost
Aberdeen
Macavity
Emerson Barks
Max at Night
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $16.99
Paperback - $9.95
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $16.99
On sale 9/6/16

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August New Releases
Board Books
Trick or Treat, Pout-Pout Fish
It's Halloween under the sea! Mr. Fish is wearing his costume, but what is he dressed as? A goblin? An astronaut in space? A pirate at the helm of the spooky submarine? Tiny tots will love swimming along with Mr. Fish as he turns pouts into big smiles. With just one line of text per page, this simple, twelve-page board book will send Debbie Diesen and Dan Hanna's much loved Pout-Pout Fish flippering and swishing into the hearts and minds of very young children.
 
Farrar, Straus & Giroux - Release Date: 8/9/16 - Format: Board Book - Price: $5.99


Eek! Halloween!
Dinosaur Dance!
Board book - $6.95
On sale 8/23/16
Board book - $5.99
On sale 8/30/16

Picture Books
Emerson Barks
Arf! Arf! Arf! Bird, squirrels, the mailman -- Emerson can't help but bark his loudest when he gets excited. But when his bark scares one of his neighborhood friends into hiding, Emerson's girl Eva must forbid him from barking altogether. Can Emerson adjust to a life in silence? Or will he find a way to put his powerful bark to good use? A charming dog story that shows how good intentions can triumph over mistakes.
 
Henry Holt & Co. - Release Date: 8/16/16 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $16.99


Groovy Joe: Ice Cream & Dinosaurs
Eric Litwin, author of the bestselling and beloved Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, and bestselling artist Tom Lichtenheld, illustrator of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, have created a captivating new canine character who will groove his way into readers' hearts and have them grooving and giggling all the while. In his debut adventure, Groovy Joe faces three roaring dinosaurs hungry for his doggy ice cream! Oh no! But Joe knows just what to do, and soon enough he has them all sharing while moving and singing along.
 
Meet the author at his Performance & Book Signing on September 23rd!
 
Scholastic Inc. - Release Date: 8/30/16 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $17.99


Quit Calling Me a Monster!
Little Elliot, Big Fun
Hardcover - $17.99
On sale 8/23/16
Hardcover - $17.99
On sale 8/30/16
Signed Copies On Order!

Middle Grade
Dog Man
New from the creator of Captain Underpants, it's Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO! George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?
 
Graphix - Release Date: 8/30/16 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $9.99


The Trouble with Twins
Circus Mirandus
365 Days of Wonder
Hardcover - $16.99
Signed First Editions Available!
Paperback - $8.99
Paperback - $9.99
On sale 8/30/16

Young Adult
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit
Hardcover - $17.99
On sale 8/30/16
Meet the author at her Panel Talk & Signing on August 31st!

Shelf Awareness Email Newsletter
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Staff Picks
The Heart of Betrayal
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Paperback - $10.99
Hardcover - $16.95

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!

 

Sincerely,

 

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