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My Little Cities: New York: (Travel Books for Toddlers, City Board Books) By Jennifer Adams, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator) Cover Image

Jennifer Adams

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

A long-time bookseller at TKE, Jennifer received her degree in English literature from the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the author of more than a dozen books and has worked as a writer and editor for almost 20 years both at Gibbs Smith Publishers and Quirk Books.

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My Little Cities: New York: (Travel Books for Toddlers, City Board Books) By Jennifer Adams, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator) Cover Image

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My Calamity Jane (The Lady Janies) By Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows Cover Image

Brodi Ashton

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Because of two parents who were Greek myth geeks, Brodi grew up thinking the latest fashion trends were inspired by Aphrodite, and a good conversational opener was, “So, which mythological character do you most resemble?” She received a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Utah

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My Calamity Jane (The Lady Janies) By Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows Cover Image

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40 Years of Bagley By Pat Bagley Cover Image

Pat Bagley

Illustrators

Our favorite funnyman.

We have a selection of Pat's cartoons for sale. Stop by and get a print of your favorite one!

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Old MacDonald Had a Dragon By Ken Baker, Christopher Santoro (Illustrator) Cover Image

Ken Baker

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Ken Baker is the author of the soon to be released picture book How to Care for Your T-Rex (April 2019), as well as Old MacDonald had a DragonCow Can’t Sleep, and Brave L

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John Bennion

A native of the eastern edge of the Great Basin, John Bennion writes personal and historical essays and fiction about communities of people struggling with that arid landscape.

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I Loved You Before You Were Born By Anne Bowen, Greg Shed (Illustrator) Cover Image

Anne Bowen

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

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I Loved You Before You Were Born By Anne Bowen, Greg Shed (Illustrator) Cover Image

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Snowmen's Twelve Nights of Christmas By Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner (Illustrator) Cover Image

Caralyn and Mark Buehner

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Perennial favorites in Salt Lake City and beyond, the Buehners Snowmen series are holiday must haves.

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Snowmen's Twelve Nights of Christmas By Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner (Illustrator) Cover Image

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The King's English: Adventures of an Independent Bookseller By Betsy Burton Cover Image

Betsy Burton

Adult

Betsy Burton is the co-owner and co-founder of the King's English bookstore. She still loves the book business as much as she did when she started over thirty years ago.

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Sophie’s Fish By A. E. Cannon, Lee White (Illustrator) Cover Image

Ann Cannon

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

A.E. Cannon is an award-winning writer of fiction for children and young adults. She is also a newspaper columnist, creative writing teacher and the mother of five sons.

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Sophie’s Fish By A. E. Cannon, Lee White (Illustrator) Cover Image

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The Devil's Hand: A Thriller (Terminal List #4) By Jack Carr Cover Image

Jack Carr

Adult

Jack Carr led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander.

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Thief of Happy Endings By Kristen Chandler Cover Image

Kristen Chandler

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Kristen Chandler lives at the base of the Wasatch mountains with her husband and their herd of eight children, two dogs, and an old cat. In addition to writing, she is an equine instructor for at-risk youth.

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The Colonel and The Pacifist By Klancy Clark De Nevers, Roger Daniels (Foreword by) Cover Image

Klancy Clark de Nevers

Adult

Klancy Clark de Nevers is a printer's daughter who grew up proofreading, doing bindery work and numbering ballots in her father's business, Quick Print Co. in Aberdeen, Washington. The rush to get the Grays Harbor Post out every Friday night gave structure to her family's week.

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The World's Greatest Adventure Machine By Frank L. Cole Cover Image

Frank Cole

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Frank L. Cole was born into a family of southern storytellers and wrote his first book at age eight. Sadly, he misplaced the manuscript and has since forgotten what he wrote.

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Flight By Katharine Coles Cover Image

Katharine Coles

Adult

Utah's Poet Laureate from 2006 to 2012, Katie Coles' books include the novels Fire Season and The Measureable World and three collections of poems, The Golden Years of the Fourth Dimension,

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Ally Condie

Adult, Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Ally Condie received a degree in English Teaching from Brigham Young University and spent a number of years teaching high school English in Utah and in upstate New York. She is now a New York Times Bestseller and lives with her family outside of Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Zombelina Dances The Nutcracker By Kristyn Crow, Molly Idle (Illustrator) Cover Image

Kristyn Crow

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Kristyn knew from kindergarten that she wanted to be an author when she grew up. She is the author of three funny and fabulous picture books.

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