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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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Courtney Alameda

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

A veteran bookseller and librarian, Courtney Alameda now spends her days writing thriller and horror novels. Her debut novel, SHUTTER, was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award and hailed as a "standout in the genre" by School Library Journal.

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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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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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Will Bagley

Adult

Will Bagley is a local historian, specializing in Utah, and author of many books on Utah and Mormon history.

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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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Anne Bowen

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

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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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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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Lanna Cairns

Adult

Internationally recognized professional organizer, Lanna Cairns, has been teaching people how to gain mastery over their physical environment since 1998.

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Shannen Camp

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

I was born and raised in California where I'm pretty sure I started reading before I could crawl. I used to have a bad habit of reading 5 "Babysitter's Little Sister" books at a time.

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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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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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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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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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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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