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Upcoming Events

Caroline Smith Sherman & Millie Huff Coleman In-Store Signing

09/18/2014 - 3:00PM

Caroline Smith Sherman and Millie Huff Coleman, Southern authors and granddaughters of columnist Caroline S. Coleman, will be signing copies of their new book, Scotch-Irish Life in the South Carolina Piedmont: Why They Wore Five Petticoats on Sunday. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.

Banned Books Week Event with Pat Scales

09/25/2014 - 4:00PM

Celebrate Banned books Week with Pat Scales, Greenville author and former school librarian, at the book launch for her new book, Books Under Fire: A Hit List of Banned and Challenged Children's Books (ALA Editions, paperback, $47.00), at Fiction Addiction. Pat will speak for 20 minutes, take Q&A from the audience, and then sign books. This book was developed for teachers and librarians, but parents are also encouraged to attend the talk and discuss their concerns about what their kids may be asked to read for school. For more information, click here.

John Mark Sibley-Jones Launch Event

09/25/2014 - 7:00PM

Greenville, South Carolina, teacher and author John Mark Sibley-Jones will be celebrating the launch of his debut novel, By the Red Glare (Story River Books, hardcover, $29.95), at a free event in the auditorium of the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities at 7:00pm on Thursday, September 25th. Fiction Addiction will have books for sale at the event. To reserve a copy of the book or to RSVP for the event, please contact Fiction Addiction at 864-675-0540 or info@fiction-addiction.com. For more information, click here.

Gold Star Mother's Day

09/28/2014 - 09/29/2014

The last Sunday in September is Gold Star Mother's Day. Gold Star Mothers was organized in the late 1920s by mothers of servicemen killed in World War I. See http://www.goldstarmoms.com/ for more information about the organization.

Annual Book Club Party (Tickets required)

10/02/2014 - 5:30PM

Tickets are $10 and are redeemable toward any purchase that evening. We will be serving wine and cheese and will be giving away Advance Reader editions. We will talk about upcoming books and have giveaways as well. Everyone is welcome: bookclub members as well as those who are not in a bookclub but like to read bookclub-type books! For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Carin Siegfried In-Store Talk & Signing

10/05/2014 - 2:00PM

North Carolina author and editor Carin Siegfried will talk about her new book, The Insider's Guide to a Career in Book Publishing (Chickadee Books, paperback, $14.95), at Fiction Addiction on Sunday, October 5th, at 2:00pm. Find out about the various jobs in the publishing industry and how to get your foot in the door. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested. For more information, click here.

John Warley Book Signing at Hampton Memorial Library

10/09/2014 - 7:00PM

The Easley Friends of the Library invite you to a Southern Literary Heritage Event: An Evening with John Warley, on Thursday, October 9th, at 7:00pm at the Hampton Memorial Library in Easley. Mr. Warley will discuss his popular new novel, A Southern Girl (hardcover, $29.95), about which Pat Conroy has said, "...as stylish as a novel by John Irving and as tightly written as one by John Grisham. I wish I'd written this book." Fiction Addiction will have books for sale at the event, or you can reserve copies online or by calling the store at 864-675-0540. Mr. Warley will be signing books after his talk. This event is sponsored by the Easley Friends of the Library and is free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 864-850-7077.

Book Your Lunch With Diane Chamberlain

10/10/2014 - 12:00PM

Riley MacPherson confronts a family secret twenty years in the making in The Silent Sister (St. Martin's Press, hardcover, $26.99, on sale 10/7/14), a new mystery from internationally bestselling North Carolina author Diane Chamberlain. Tickets are $55; ticket price includes one copy of The Silent Sister. The author will speak for 20 minutes, take Q&A from the audience, and after lunch she will sign books. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Star Wars Reads Day

10/11/2014 - 12:00PM

If your kids (or the kid in you) are Star Wars fans, come celebrate Star Wars Reads Day at Fiction Addiction's new location (1175 Woods Crossing Rd.) on Saturday, October 11th, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. We will have Star Wars story time, a costume contest and other activities. We will be serving Star Wars-themed refreshments. For more information, click here.

Sarah Creech & Jamie Langston Turner Book Talk & Signing

10/11/2014 - 4:00PM

Meet debut Southern novelist Sarah Creech as she discusses her first book, Season of the Dragonflies (Morrow, hardcover, $25.99), along with South Carolina author Jamie Langston Turner, with her new novel, To See the Moon Again (Berkley, paperback, $16.00). *Tickets are $10, admit one to the event, and may be redeemed for $10 off any purchase at the event. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Teen Read Week

10/12/2014 - 10/19/2014

Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually during the third week of October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. Click here for more information.

Cookbook Club

10/20/2014 - 7:00PM

We typically meet the 3rd monday of the month.

Read for the Record

10/21/2014 - 10/22/2014

Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign, Read for the Record, mobilizes millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience. On October 21, 2014, people across the country will unite to read the children’s book Bunny Cakes (Viking, hardcover, $15.99), a comical story of sibling bonding and birthday shenanigans, by bestselling author and illustrator Rosemary Wells, in support of Jumpstart’s mission: to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed.

Kimberly Cross Teter Book Talk & Signing

10/21/2014 - 4:00PM

Southern author Kimberly Cross Teter will have a book talk and signing to celebrate the launch of her debut young adult novel, Isabella's Libretto (Excalibur, paperback, $14.95), at the The Woodlands at Furman on Tuesday, October 21st, at 4:00pm. The book, for ages 10 through adults, explores a fascinating footnote of history rooted in Venice, Italy, in 1715, when visitors from all over Europe flocked to the enchanting floating city to see a remarkable, all-female orchestra directed by Antonio Vivaldi. This event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. Furman student musicians will provide chamber music. Fiction Addiction will be the bookseller for this event. You can reserve copies of the book online or by calling us at 864-675-0540. We will also have books for sale at the event on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Shirley Twiss Launch Party

10/25/2014 - 2:00PM

Greenville author Shirley Twiss will celebrate the launch of her new novel, From Myra to Laura (Xlibris, paperback, $19.99), at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Saturday, October 25th, from 2-4pm. This event is free and open to the public. Fiction Addiction will be the bookseller for this event. You can reserve copies of the book online or by calling us at 864-675-0540. We will also have books for sale at the event on a first-come, first-served basis. Cotton in Augusta introduced readers to Myra as a child in the cotton patch and followed her growth into a woman, wife, and mother. They felt her pain in Joy in the Morning, as she struggled through the Great Depression, World War II, and the death of her beloved husband, James. From Myra to Laura takes her into the later years where she must find a new life without James by her side and make a new home. Will she meet this challenge? For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Mystery Panel Talk & Signing

10/30/2014 - 6:30PM

Meet these five mystery authors for a book talk, followed by Q&A and a book signing: Wendy Tyson discussing Deadly Assets (Henery, pb, $15.95); Bryan Robinson discussing Limestone Gumption (Five Star, hc, $25.95); Susan M. Boyer discussing Lowcountry Bombshell (Henery, pb, $15.95); John Carenen discussing A Far Gone Night (Neverland, pb, $16.95); and David Burnsworth discussing Southern Heat (Five Star, hc, $25.95). Tickets are $10 each. Each ticket can be redeemed toward a purchase of the authors' books prior to or at the event, and includes one admission pass to the event. Tickets and books can be purchased online, at the store, or by calling 864-675-0540. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Cookbook Club

11/17/2014 - 7:00PM

We typically meet the 3rd monday of the month.

Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day

12/06/2014 - 12/07/2014

December 6th, 2014 is the 5th anniversary of Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day! See http://takeyourchildtoabookstore.org/ for more information about this movement. We will be celebrating with a 1pm kickoff event for a new children's event program we will be launching in 2015. Stay tuned for more details!

Cookbook Club

12/15/2014 - 7:00PM

We typically meet the 3rd monday of the month.

Children's Storytime

12/25/2014 - 10:30AM

Bring your preschool children to Fiction Addiction for a free weekly storytime reading. Call us at 864-675-0540 or email us at info@fiction-addiction.com for the name of the book we will be reading each week. Children will also receive a coloring page associated with the story.

Fiction Addiction Closed for Labor Day

09/07/2015 - 09/08/2015

Fiction Addiction will be closed on Labor Day. Enjoy your holiday!

Gold Star Mother's Day

09/27/2015 - 09/28/2015

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