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April 27th, 8am-4pm....

The 5th anniversary of Independent Bookstore Day will kick off at 8am Saturday April 27th. To start off, we will be giving cupcakes to customers (1 per person please). We will have a

The 5th anniversary of Independent Bookstore Day will kick off at 8am Saturday April 27th. To start off, we will be giving cupcakes to customers (1 per person please). We will have a

By Julie Kubitz

Graphic Novel?

If you are a fan of The Handmaid's Tale, it is just released as a graphic novel. Come get your copy on sale March 26th!

If you are a fan of The Handmaid's Tale, it is just released as a graphic novel. Come get your copy on sale March 26th!

By Julie Kubitz

Coming Very Very Soon

Love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Now it's time to hear from his friend, Rowley Jefferson. On April 9th, 2019 come get your copy of Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, before they

Love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Now it's time to hear from his friend, Rowley Jefferson. On April 9th, 2019 come get your copy of Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, before they

By Julie Kubitz

November 24th SBS

Small Business Saturday will make an appearance all over the country, including here at King City Books. We will be offering buy one book get the second for 30% off and enter for

Small Business Saturday will make an appearance all over the country, including here at King City Books. We will be offering buy one book get the second for 30% off and enter for

By Julie Kubitz

Get Ready for The Meltdown:

Book 13 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be on sale Tuesday Oct 30th!!

Book 13 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be on sale Tuesday Oct 30th!!

By Julie Kubitz

The Walking Dead Day

Saturday October 13th is the 15th anniversary of the comic The Walking Dead. We have the latest 2 comics, bookmarks, pins, bandana masks ($5ea) and a special edition comic ($3ea). Come get yours

Saturday October 13th is the 15th anniversary of the comic The Walking Dead. We have the latest 2 comics, bookmarks, pins, bandana masks ($5ea) and a special edition comic ($3ea). Come get yours

By Julie Kubitz

Banned Books Week

This week, September 23rd to the 29th is Banned Books Week. It is our way of supporting those books that have been challened or banned from libraries, schools or even some book stores.

This week, September 23rd to the 29th is Banned Books Week. It is our way of supporting those books that have been challened or banned from libraries, schools or even some book stores.

By Julie Kubitz

The Hate U Give: Giveaway

On October 5th a movie based on best-selling novel, The Hate U Give, will be released! In honor of this, we will be giving away an autographed copy of the novel to one

On October 5th a movie based on best-selling novel, The Hate U Give, will be released!  In honor of this, we will be giving away an autographed copy of the novel to one

By Julie Kubitz

New Fiction Reads

Are you looking for your next great fall read? Come get any one of these books.

Are you looking for your next great fall read? Come get any one of these books.

By Julie Kubitz

Saturday Sept 8th 11am-12pm

Karen Griffith RN, MSN will be having a presentation and wellness talk on the facts and science behind the book, The Blue Zone Solutions. Healthy lifestyles are of major concern for many people

Karen Griffith RN, MSN will be having a presentation and wellness talk on the facts and science behind the book, The Blue Zone Solutions. Healthy lifestyles are of major concern for many people

By Julie Kubitz

Dav Pilkey New Releases Here

We have received the new releases of Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas and Captain Underpants, and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: Part 1.If you love them like

We have received the new releases of Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas and Captain Underpants, and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: Part 1.If you love them like

By Julie Kubitz

A President Obama Summer Pick

Monday August 20th, 2018 former President Barak Obama announced a list of books that he enjoyed reading this summer. One of which is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, it is a must

Monday August 20th, 2018 former President Barak Obama announced a list of books that he enjoyed reading this summer. One of which is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, it is a must

By Julie Kubitz

Harry Potter's 20th Birthday!!

For Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary, Scholastic Books has released limited edition covers of the series. If you are a HP fan or know someone who is, we have your fix here at

For Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary, Scholastic Books has released limited edition covers of the series. If you are a HP fan or know someone who is, we have your fix here at

By Julie Kubitz

New Releases For The Little People

We have two endearing new releases that we put out today. Along with their colorful images, these stories will inspire kids to have compassion and make new friends.

We have two endearing new releases that we put out today. Along with their colorful images, these stories will inspire kids to have compassion and make new friends.

By Julie Kubitz

We Moved the YA Section

Hey all, we have moved our Young Adult section over next to the adult fiction section, to be able to accommodate the adult readers who love YA and the young adults who are

Hey all, we have moved our Young Adult section over next to the adult fiction section, to be able to accommodate the adult readers who love YA and the young adults who are

By Julie Kubitz

Recent Books

Graphic Novel?

If you are a fan of The Handmaid's Tale, it is just released as a graphic novel. Come get your copy on sale March 26th!

If you are a fan of The Handmaid's Tale, it is just released as a graphic novel. Come get your copy on sale March 26th!

Added by Julie Kubitz

Coming Very Very Soon

Love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Now it's time to hear from his friend, Rowley Jefferson. On April 9th, 2019 come get your copy of Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, before they

Love Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Now it's time to hear from his friend, Rowley Jefferson. On April 9th, 2019 come get your copy of Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid, before they

Added by Julie Kubitz

Get Ready for The Meltdown:

Book 13 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be on sale Tuesday Oct 30th!!

Book 13 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be on sale Tuesday Oct 30th!!

Added by Julie Kubitz

The Hate U Give: Giveaway

On October 5th a movie based on best-selling novel, The Hate U Give, will be released! In honor of this, we will be giving away an autographed copy of the novel to one

On October 5th a movie based on best-selling novel, The Hate U Give, will be released!  In honor of this, we will be giving away an autographed copy of the novel to one

Added by Julie Kubitz

New Fiction Reads

Are you looking for your next great fall read? Come get any one of these books.

Are you looking for your next great fall read? Come get any one of these books.

Added by Julie Kubitz

Dav Pilkey New Releases Here

We have received the new releases of Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas and Captain Underpants, and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: Part 1.If you love them like

We have received the new releases of Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas and Captain Underpants, and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy: Part 1.If you love them like

Added by Julie Kubitz

A President Obama Summer Pick

Monday August 20th, 2018 former President Barak Obama announced a list of books that he enjoyed reading this summer. One of which is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, it is a must

Monday August 20th, 2018 former President Barak Obama announced a list of books that he enjoyed reading this summer. One of which is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, it is a must

Added by Julie Kubitz

Harry Potter's 20th Birthday!!

For Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary, Scholastic Books has released limited edition covers of the series. If you are a HP fan or know someone who is, we have your fix here at

For Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary, Scholastic Books has released limited edition covers of the series. If you are a HP fan or know someone who is, we have your fix here at

Added by Julie Kubitz

New Releases For The Little People

We have two endearing new releases that we put out today. Along with their colorful images, these stories will inspire kids to have compassion and make new friends.

We have two endearing new releases that we put out today. Along with their colorful images, these stories will inspire kids to have compassion and make new friends.

Added by Julie Kubitz

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