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Ruth Ware Fans!! Book # 4 is Here!

When Hal (Harriet) Westaway receives a letter stating that her grandmother has died and she is named in the will, she is sure it is a mistake – her grandmother died a long time

When Hal (Harriet) Westaway receives a letter stating that her grandmother has died and she is named in the will, she is sure it is a mistake – her grandmother died a long time

By Julie Kubitz

Reese Witherspoon's Pick

The perfect couple commit the perfect crime in this brilliant new thriller from an extraordinary new voice. How far would you go be truly happy? We have your copy of this thriller here

The perfect couple commit the perfect crime in this brilliant new thriller from an extraordinary new voice. How far would you go be truly happy? We have your copy of this thriller here

By Julie Kubitz

The Great American Read Starts Tonight

The two-hour premiere of PBS’ The Great American Read airs tonight, Tuesday, May 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT on local PBS affiliates nationwide. Tonight’s premiere kicks off an eight-part series

The two-hour premiere of PBS’ The Great American Read airs tonight, Tuesday, May 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT on local PBS affiliates nationwide. Tonight’s premiere kicks off an eight-part series

By Julie Kubitz

Coffee Bar Temporarily Closed

Due to the main break at the Rend Lake water Conservancy our Coffee Bar will be closed until further notice. Public restrooms will also not be accessible.

Due to the main break at the Rend Lake water Conservancy our Coffee Bar will be closed until further notice. Public restrooms will also not be accessible.

By Julie Kubitz

Happy Feet Benefit

May 5th join downtown 9th street for a benefit for the Frank Belmont Memorial. There will be a 5K run, Motorcycle ride from Roadhouse Harley-Davidson and a car show. See the flyer for

May 5th join downtown 9th street for a benefit for the Frank Belmont Memorial. There will be a 5K run, Motorcycle ride from Roadhouse Harley-Davidson and a car show. See the flyer for

By Julie Kubitz

Staff Pick

International kidnap expert Thea Paris is escorting two former child soldiers on a plane from an orphanage in Kanzi, Africa, to adoptive parents in London when the Boeing Business Jet is hijacked and

International kidnap expert Thea Paris is escorting two former child soldiers on a plane from an orphanage in Kanzi, Africa, to adoptive parents in London when the Boeing Business Jet is hijacked and

By Julie Kubitz

Support Your Local Bookstore

Dont't forget Saturday April 28th come in to KCB! You'll get the chance to meet more than half a dozen authors, win a prize, have some refreshments and story time at 10am for

Dont't forget Saturday April 28th come in to KCB! You'll get the chance to meet more than half a dozen authors, win a prize, have some refreshments and story time at 10am for

By Julie Kubitz

Event: April 28th (Saturday)

Independent Bookstore Day!! This day is huge for the independent (Indie) bookstores like ours. This day celebrates the little guy, like us! We want to stick out from the rest, the big chains,

Independent Bookstore Day!! This day is huge for the independent (Indie) bookstores like ours. This day celebrates the little guy, like us! We want to stick out from the rest, the big chains,

By Julie Kubitz

Event: Children's Book Week

Children's Book Week kicks off Monday April 30th through Sunday May 6th. It is the 99th Anniversary of celebrating Children's Book Week. Bring the kids, buy a book(s) teach them to wonder

Children's Book Week kicks off Monday April 30th through Sunday May 6th. It is the 99th Anniversary of celebrating Children's Book Week. Bring the kids, buy a book(s) teach them to wonder

By Julie Kubitz

Event: April 28th

Independent Bookstore Day! Come out and support your local bookstore!! We might just make your day, also our audiobook partner Libro.fm will have specials going on as well.

Independent Bookstore Day! Come out and support your local bookstore!! We might just make your day, also our audiobook partner Libro.fm will have specials going on as well.

By Julie Kubitz

Audiobooks More Than Audible

Check out libro.fm/kingcitybooks they are comparible to Audible, however, Libro supports independent bookstores as well as authors. Prices are comparible to Audible, some cheaper, some barely higher, but the best part

Check out libro.fm/kingcitybooks they are comparible to Audible, however, Libro supports independent bookstores as well as authors. Prices are comparible to Audible, some cheaper, some barely higher, but the best part

By Julie Kubitz

New Shipment of Candles

We received a new shipment of Frostbeard Studio, Booklover's Soy candles on Feb 19th. They have a uniqueness about them that just can't be described, you will just have to come and see

We received a new shipment of Frostbeard Studio, Booklover's Soy candles on Feb 19th. They have a uniqueness about them that just can't be described, you will just have to come and see

By Julie Kubitz

Oprah's 2018 Book Club Selection

Tuesday February 6th the Oprah's book club selection for 2018. Welcome An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South.

Tuesday February 6th the Oprah's book club selection for 2018. Welcome An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South.

By Julie Kubitz

New Year: New Open Mic Dates

We have the dates for open mic, please be advised to check in on Facebook for any changes. What does open mic entail? Well, any and all are welcome to come, sing alone

We have the dates for open mic, please be advised to check in on Facebook for any changes. What does open mic entail? Well, any and all are welcome to come, sing alone

By Julie Kubitz

Return to Winter Hours

The holidays are winding down, so we are going to go winter hours. Come see us Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm Sunday Closed Happy

The holidays are winding down, so we are going to go winter hours. Come see us Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm Sunday Closed Happy

By Julie Kubitz

Recent Books

Ruth Ware Fans!! Book # 4 is Here!

When Hal (Harriet) Westaway receives a letter stating that her grandmother has died and she is named in the will, she is sure it is a mistake – her grandmother died a long time

When Hal (Harriet) Westaway receives a letter stating that her grandmother has died and she is named in the will, she is sure it is a mistake – her grandmother died a long time

Added by Julie Kubitz

Reese Witherspoon's Pick

The perfect couple commit the perfect crime in this brilliant new thriller from an extraordinary new voice. How far would you go be truly happy? We have your copy of this thriller here

The perfect couple commit the perfect crime in this brilliant new thriller from an extraordinary new voice. How far would you go be truly happy? We have your copy of this thriller here

Added by Julie Kubitz

Staff Pick

International kidnap expert Thea Paris is escorting two former child soldiers on a plane from an orphanage in Kanzi, Africa, to adoptive parents in London when the Boeing Business Jet is hijacked and

International kidnap expert Thea Paris is escorting two former child soldiers on a plane from an orphanage in Kanzi, Africa, to adoptive parents in London when the Boeing Business Jet is hijacked and

Added by Julie Kubitz

Audiobooks More Than Audible

Check out libro.fm/kingcitybooks they are comparible to Audible, however, Libro supports independent bookstores as well as authors. Prices are comparible to Audible, some cheaper, some barely higher, but the best part

Check out libro.fm/kingcitybooks they are comparible to Audible, however, Libro supports independent bookstores as well as authors. Prices are comparible to Audible, some cheaper, some barely higher, but the best part

Added by Julie Kubitz

Oprah's 2018 Book Club Selection

Tuesday February 6th the Oprah's book club selection for 2018. Welcome An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South.

Tuesday February 6th the Oprah's book club selection for 2018. Welcome An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South.

Added by Julie Kubitz

FIRE AND FURY

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy,

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy,

Added by Julie Kubitz

It's Always the Husband

Kate, Aubrey, and Jenny. They first met as college roommates and soon became inseparable, even though they are as different as three women can be. Twenty years later, one of them is standing

Kate, Aubrey, and Jenny. They first met as college roommates and soon became inseparable, even though they are as different as three women can be. Twenty years later, one of them is standing

Added by Julie Kubitz

Dog Man and Cat Kid

Hot diggity dog! Dog Man, the newest hero from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, is back -- and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a real nose for

Hot diggity dog! Dog Man, the newest hero from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, is back -- and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a real nose for

Added by Julie Kubitz

People Vs Alex Cross

As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family that he didn't pull the trigger

As the prosecution presents its case, and the nation watches, even those closest to Cross begin to doubt his innocence. If he can't convince his own family that he didn't pull the trigger

Added by Julie Kubitz

Little Blue Truck

Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck.

Meet Blue. A muddy country road is no match for this little pick up--that is, until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck.

Added by Julie Kubitz

Wonder

New York Times Best Seller list and Currently a Major Motion Picture: August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's

New York Times Best Seller list and Currently a Major Motion Picture: August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school—until now. He's

Added by Julie Kubitz

Hellfire Boys

“A terrifying piece of history that almost no one knows.” -Hampton Sides In 1915, when German forces executed the first successful gas attack of World War I, the world watched in horror as

“A terrifying piece of history that almost no one knows.” -Hampton Sides In 1915, when German forces executed the first successful gas attack of World War I, the world watched in horror as

Added by Julie Kubitz

Hillbilly Elegy

New York Times best seller: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is a memoir by J. D. Vance about the Appalachian values of his upbringing and their relation

New York Times best seller: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is a memoir by J. D. Vance about the Appalachian values of his upbringing and their relation

Added by Julie Kubitz

Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo is a 2017 experimental novel by American writer George Saunders. It is Saunders's first full-length novel and was the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller for the week of March 5, 2017.

Lincoln in the Bardo is a 2017 experimental novel by American writer George Saunders. It is Saunders's first full-length novel and was the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller for the week of March 5, 2017.

Added by Julie Kubitz

Diary of a wimpy kid

The adventures of a 12 year old who is fresh out of elementary and transitions to middle school, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

The adventures of a 12 year old who is fresh out of elementary and transitions to middle school, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

Added by Julie Kubitz