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King's English Update

The Good News! Many of you are ordering books about antiracism in America. The Not As Good News. Publishers are rushing to reprint many of these titles and it takes time. For some books, it will be a week or two, for others it will take longer. We don't know exact dates and we will email you as soon as we have more information. Thank you for your patience.


Independent Bookstore Day!

Celebrate the 5th annual Independent Bookstore Day with TKE! Take a look at our exclusive Independent Bookstore Day merchandise, and stay for our exciting events!

Events include:

11 a.m. Sesame Street Storytime 

11- 2 p.m. Poem Pros

12 - 5 p.m. Utah State Library Bookmobile 

12- 2 p.m. The Hand Drawn Photo Booth ($10 per sitting)

2 p.m. Dr. Bonnie K. Baxter and Jaimi Butler | The Great Great Salt Lake Monster Mystery 

7 p.m. Heather Armstrong | The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times to Live (tickets here)


We aren't the only ones celebrating IBD around the valley, either! We're collaborating with other indie bookstores in the region for our annual Bookstore Crawl!

Here's how to play:

1. Pick up the special Independent Bookstore Day Passport at TKE or any of the other participating stores: Booked on 25th (Ogden), Weller Book Works (Salt Lake), or The Printed Garden (Sandy). 

2. Visit each of the four stores on Saturday, April 27th, and have the store stamp your passport.

3. Fill out your contact information and drop your completed passport off at store you visit last.

4. From the completed passports, a lucky participant will win 20% off for one year! 

Event date: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Event address: 
The King's English Bookshop
1511 S 1500 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times to Live Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501197048
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - April 23rd, 2019