A Full Week Ahead!

Thanksgiving titles? We’ve got ’em! Christmas? Yep, it’s beginning to look a lot like… Events? Oh, so many coming up! Take a look below and mark your calendars; we’re adding more each week!

NOTE: A Promised Land by Barack Obama is arriving for its Tuesday release. We’ll contact you if you’ve already put yourself on the list. If not, and you want a copy, call the store at 843-875-5171. We also still have copies of this week’s release of The Ickabog by JK Rowling, but come grab one soon! Featuring full color illustrations by children from across the United States and Canada, this original fairy tale from one of the world’s most celebrated storytellers will captivate readers of all ages.

MONDAY: Main Street Writes

November 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

For the inner writer in all of us, our regular Monday evening writers group that’s growing every week! Come on out any/every Monday at 6:30 p.m. and bring a few pages with you to share with fellow scribes, or just listen in and learn! Anyone wanting to join in via Zoom instead, use the following credentials: Find out more »

TUESDAY: Living Large Bookclub: REMARKABLE Caste

November 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us November 17th live or via Zoom (details below) when our “Living Large” book club discusses the best-selling book Caste. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK – The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD – “An instant American classic.”–Dwight Garner, The New…Find out more »

WEDNESDAY: Stories on the Square!

November 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us every WEDNESDAY morning at 9:30 a.m. for “Stories on the Square, our outdoor storytime adventures with reading by Colleen Rackleff – all ages welcome! Treats served and book discounts to ALL attendees! Learn more »

Third Thursday: Music and Fun for All!

November 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Enjoy partying out on the square, sales and treats at Main Street Reads, and singer/ songwriter/guitarist Mike Kaltofen keeping it all festive as we enjoy our downtown community and have a little pre-Thanksgiving merriment. See you on Main Street!Find out more »

Booksigning: Rebecca Dwight Bruff’s Trouble the Water

November 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 24th when Rebecca Dwight Bruff will be signing her award-winning Trouble the Water. Stick around for a discussion of the book afterwards as the featured Pulpwood Queen book club read this month! Find out more »

Pulpwood Queens 4th Tuesday: Trouble the Water

November 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us live or via Zoom for an engaging discussion about the historical fiction hit Trouble the Water by Rebecca Dwight Bruff! “Before this decisive night, I’d not fully appreciated the subtle line between inspiration and insanity. But now, with all our lives at risk, I found myself navigating that most perilous edge…” Inspired by the life of an unsung American hero and slave, Trouble the Water navigates the rich tributaries of courage, betrayal, and redemption. In his inspiring journey,…Find out more »

Children’s Book Signing: Rebecca Dwight Bruff’s Stars of Wonder

November 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us Wednesday morning, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. when Rebecca Dwight Bruff joins us for story time and a booksigning following for her new highly praised children’s book: Stars of Wonder. Storyteller Colleen Rackleff will read the book for story time and Rebecca will be on hand for Q&A and signing afterwards (hint: makes the perfect Christmas gift!) In Stars of Wonder, five brave and curious children follow a star, and discover more than they ever imagined: strength, trust, love,…Find out more »

December 2020

Booksigning: Christina Sinisi with Christmas on Ocracoke

December 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us on December 5th as we kick off a big holiday month with Christina Sinisi’s Christmas on Ocracoke. You may remember Christina signing with us last year for her first novel, Christmas Confusion! Both will be available to be signed… a perfect Christmas gift! Reeling from the upheaval of a failed marriage, Annie Hanahan is desperate for a new start—and when she inherits a cottage on Ocracoke Island, she may finally get it. Without a second thought, she packs…Find out more »

Booksigning: Signe Pike with The Forgotten Kingdom!

December 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

We super excited to have the amazing Signe Pike grace Main Street Reads on Sunday, December 6th for a special event and book signing. Her best-selling books have been making waves. The Forgotten Kingdom is the second in a trilogy; we’ll also have the first in the trilogy, The Lost Queen, on hand to be personally signed. Refreshments will be served, including a special brew of spiced cider to set the mood. Let us know if you plan to attend…Find out more »

Stay tuned for Thursday’s post when we’ll announce more December events to come!

This Month’s Featured Reads: Click on a Book to Learn More!

You can also view the full list of favorite November picks at our online shop HERE. Enjoy browsing online, or call 843-875-5171 to pick up your choices at the store.

Audiobook Gift Memberships

This holiday season, Main Street Reads is offering audiobook gift memberships through Libro.fm! You pick the membership (1, 3, 6, or 12 months/credits), and your gift recipients get to choose their own audiobooks. Giving an audiobook membership is quick and easy, which means you can spend less time shopping and more time enjoying your favorite holiday activities!

BONUS: When you buy a 12-month audiobook gift membership through Main Street Reads , we’ll get half of the retail price on those sales—that helps keep the local literary lights on!

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