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January 2017

 
 
I hope your family had a great holiday and a Happy New Year! Hopefully some of you resolved to read more this year. Please stop by and we'd love to recommend great reads for you and/or your children.

-Jill

P.S. And even though I've currently got the A/C on in the store, it's still technically winter, and so you may want to stock up for possible future snow days!


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Deal of the Month
Introducing Fiction Addiction's Deal of the Month! Each month, we'll feature a discounted kids' book. These deals are only good through the end of the current month, and quantities are limited, so get yours today!

This month's deal is There Is a Tribe of Kids by Lane Smith (Roaring Brook, hardcover, now $14.24). This enchanting book from Caldecott Honor-winning author Lane Smith (who also wrote the store favorite It's a Little Book) follows a child on a journey and a series of encounters with animals and other inhabitants of the natural world. Each has a tribe of their own, but the child is alone. He finds fun, companionship, and new experiences among those he meets, but always continues his journey. Is he lost and searching for his tribe? Or is he an explorer bringing news of his adventures home?

We have a limited number of signed first editions in stock, and you can get 25% off this great book through January 31st!

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.

Megan Shepherd Carrie Ryan Jessica Khoury
ReadUp Greenville -- Greenville's YA and middle-grade book festival -- was such a success that we want to keep the excitement (and reading!) going all year! Our first ReadUp All Year event will feature Megan Shepherd (author of middle-grade novel The Secret Horses of Briar Hill [Delacorte, hardcover, $16.99] and the young adult Cage series, including latest book The Hunt [Balzer+Bray, hardcover, $17.99]), Carrie Ryan (author of the middle-grade Map to Everywhere series, including new book Shadows of the Lost Sun [Little, Brown, hardcover, $17.99, on sale 1/10/17], and young adult novel Daughter of Deep Silence [Speak, paperback, $10.99]), and Jessica Khoury (author of young adult novel The Forbidden Wish [Razorbill, paperback, $9.99, on sale 1/24/17]). *Note: This event is ticketed. Your book receipt from Fiction Addiction or co-sponsor M. Judson is your ticket to the event. You may purchase any one of the authors' books, frontslist or backlist, to count as your ticket. Or if you already know you want one book from each author, feel free to bring two friends with you! Books can be purchased online, at the store, or by calling us at 864-675-0540.


Ryan Graudin
ReadUp All Year: In Conversation With Ryan Graudin: Thursday, February 9th, 7pm @ M. Judson, Ticketed*
An In Conversation With novelist Ryan Graudin. This event celebrates the alternate history of Ryan's young adult novel, Blood for Blood (Little, Brown, hardcover, $17.99). This gripping, thought-provoking conclusion to Wolf by Wolf will grab readers by the throat with its cinematic writing, fast-paced action, and relentless twists. *Note: This event is ticketed. Your book receipt from M. Judson or co-sponsor Fiction Addiction is your ticket to the event. You may purchase any one of Ryan's books, frontlist or backlist, to count as your ticket. Books can be purchased online, at the store, or by calling us at 864-675-0540.


Ellen Hopkins
ReadUp All Year: Ellen Hopkins Book Talk & Signing: Wednesday, March 22nd, 5:30pm @ USC Upstate, Ticketed*
How do you live your life if your past is based on a lie? A new young adult novel in both verse and prose from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ellen Hopkins, The You I've Never Known (McElderry Books, hardcover, $18.99, on sale 1/24/17) aims to answer this question. Ms. Hopkins will be discussing her new book at a book talk, followed by a Q&A session and a book signing, at the Olin B. Sansbury, Jr. Campus Life Center Ballroom at USC Upstate in Spartanburg. *Note: This event is ticketed. Your book receipt from Fiction Addiction or co-sponsor M. Judson for a copy of Ellen Hopkins' newest book, The You I've Never Known, is your ticket to the event. Books can be purchased online, at the store, or by calling 864-675-0540. Ticketholders age 17 and under may be accompanied by a parent for free. We are also offering a Buy 1, Donate 1 ticket priced at $36.23, which will include one copy of The You I've Never Known for the attendee, as well as one additional copy of the book to be signed by Ellen and donated to the Greenville Juvenile Detention Center and other teens in need.


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

January 19th
January 26th
February 2nd
February 9th
How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?
Pablo in the Snow
North, South, East, West
Love Monster and the Last Chocolate
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $16.99
Hardcover - $17.99
Hardcover - $17.99

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Reward Card Changes
As of January 1st, 2017, we are no longer offering a store reward card. Any coupons you have already received will remain valid as long as the store is open.

Starting in 2017, instead of a reward card that builds cumulative rewards, we will be offering two purchase-based rewards. Any time you spend $50 in one transaction, you may pick a free ARC from our gift cart. When you spend $100 in one transaction, you will get 10% off of any merchandise purchased at that time (excludes event tickets) as well as two free ARCs from our gift cart.

January New Releases
Board Books
Happy Easter, Pout-Pout Fish Happy Easter, Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen, illustrated by Dan Hanna
A short and sweet mini-adventure especially created to introduce the youngest guppies to the New York Times bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series. Hippity-hoppity, the pout-pout bunny is on his way! Toddlers will love swimming along with the pout-pout fish this Easter as he turns little 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: 1/17/17 - Format: Board Book - Price: $5.99


The Easter Egg
Board Book - $8.99

Picture Books
Pablo in the Snow Pablo in the Snow by Teri Sloat, illustrated by Rosalinde Bonnet
What is soft, fluffy, and white? Pablo's wool, of course. But this little lamb soon discovers that there's something else as well: SNOW! From making trails to sledding with friends, having snowball fights and crafting snowmen, there's tons of fun to be had in the snow. But winter days grow dark very fast, and Pablo finds himself lost on his way home. Not to worry -- Mama and Papa help Pablo get back to the cozy barn so he can talk about his adventures.

Henry Holt & Co. - Release Date: 1/10/17 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $16.99


A Greyhound, a Groundhog
Hardcover - $17.99

Middle Grade
Dog Man Unleashed Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey
Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?

Graphix - Release Date: 12/27/16 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $9.99


The Warden's Daughter
Short
Hardcover - $16.99
Signed First Editions Available!
Hardcover - $16.99
On sale 1/31/17
Signed Copies On Order!

Young Adult
X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos by Kami Garcia
In 1974, Fox Mulder's younger sister disappeared from their home and was never heard from again. Mulder blames himself, and his mother blames his father, who has retreated into his top-secret work for the State Department. Five years later, in Fox's senior year, his dad has moved him to Washington, DC. While Mulder doesn't mind the fresh start, he's still obsessed with finding Samantha. So when a local boy turns up dead and another child is abducted, Mulder can't stop himself from getting involved. Could there be a link to his sister's case? As he uncovers the truth, Mulder and his friends find themselves on the trail of a serial killer. Sucked into a world where conspiracies, the occult, and madness overlap, Fox Mulder starts to believe.

Imprint - Release Date: 1/3/17 - Format: Hardcover - Price: $18.99


Carve the Mark
The You I've Never Known
The Forbidden Wish
Hardcover - $18.99
On sale 1/24/17
Meet the author at her Book Talk & Signing on March 22nd!
Paperback - $9.99
On sale 1/24/17
Meet the author at her Panel Talk & Signing on January 25th!

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.

Staff Picks
Truthwitch Truthwitch by Susan Dennard
Truthwitch is the start to a fabulous YA fantasy series about two teenage girls trained in sword and sorcery, who discover they may be the prophesied Cahr Awen. If so, the hopes of a world on the brink of war and fearful of magic's waning power will soon rest on their shoulders.

Tor - Release Date: 1/10/17 - Format: Paperback - Price: $9.99


Yoga Bunny
Hardcover - $17.99

Duncan the Story Dragon
Ella and Penguin: A Perfect Match
Reign of Shadows
Paperback - $7.99
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!

 

Sincerely,

 

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