A Very Merry Christmas to All of You from All of Us!

At the wire for getting, wrapping and giving all those gifts, baking cookies and gathering with family and friends. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a weekend filled with love and joy…

Here’s what’s coming up in the New Year…

Wednesday Stories on the Square

December 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Ma
in Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map

Join us every WEDNESDAY morning at 9:30 a.m. for “Stories on the Square, our outdoor storytime adventure  – kids of all ages welcome! Treats served and student discounts to ALL attendees! Storytime at Main Street Reads has become one of our featured events, held outside to ensure proper social distancing. We have lots of chairs for younger listeners, hoola-hoops for distancing and plenty of juice boxes and fruit snacks to munch while they listen. In case of inclement weather, storytime…Find out more »

January 2022

Meet the Authors: Bill and Ann Stevens with
“Dalton and Grace”

January 8, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map

Our first LIVE event of 2022 will be a Meet the Author with Daniel Island News columnists Bill and Ann Stevens, authors of the recently released (and hilarious) Dalton and Grace. Bill and Ann live in Daniel Island. They enjoy reading, writing, travel, giving back to their community, and spending time with their four children and ten grandchildren. ABOUT DALTON AND GRACE Bless Their Little Hearts…Marriage is a compilation of laughter, tears, and occasional inane spats over nothing. Life in…Find out more »

2022 International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Online Book Club Convention

January 11, 2022 @ 8:00 am – January 16, 2022 All day long daily!

Get Your Package for the 2022 International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Week Long Online Virtual Book Club Convention Today! Main Street Reads’ Shari Stauch will be a featured presenter as well as some of the best authors of 2021 and the 2022 reading season to come! PLUS – you’ll get deals and steals on the list we’re building of great reads AND gifts with purchase, including a tote bag, tiara (but of course) and a copy of the incredible…Find out more »

January Thriller Book Club: Comfort Me with Apples

January 13, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map

Talk about a COVER, wow!!! This is the perfect book to launch our 2022 Thrill in the ‘Ville thriller book club – not too long, just right to kick off the new year! Comfort Me With Apples is a terrifying new thriller from bestseller Catherynne M. Valente, for fans of Gone Girl and Spinning Silver Sophia was made for him. Her perfect husband. She can feel it in her bones. He is perfect. Their home together in Arcadia Gardens is…Find out more »

Reader Meet Writer: Diane Chamberlain’s
The Last House on the Street

January 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm Virtual Only
Visit link below for details and to register

Our first Reader Meet Writer event of 2022. Register to attend HERE! Diane Chamberlain was 14 in the summer of 1964, when she learned about three young civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi, at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, while volunteering to work on voter registration, education, and civil rights. It was an event that had a profound impact on Chamberlain, and led to her interest in the 1965 SCOPE project, in which white college students,…Find out more »

Meet the Author: Live Booksigning with Julie Packett – Battling Bots!

January 15, 2022 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map

Julie Packett is back with the second in her series: The Chronicles of Ms. Clarke’s Class. This time it’s Battling Bots so you can add to your collection that should already include Science Night, or you can grab ’em both at Main Street Reads, in paperback OR hardcover! We look so forward to having Julie back at the store – help us give her a Summerville warm welcome!  Find out more »

Pulpwood Queens Bookclub: The Quisling Factor

January 25, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map

Join us for the last Pulpwood Queens book club event of the year – and enjoy a cup of cheer with us as well as a chat via Zoom with the author! We’re meeting on Tuesday this month (due to Christmas happening on the 4th Thursday!) and we look forward to seeing you. The Quisling Factor is the newest novel from brilliant historical fiction author J.L. Oakley. Treason. Espionage. Revenge. In the aftermath of WWII, ex-intelligence agent Tore Haugland tries…Find out more »

Travel Our Nation… in Books!

We’re super excited to bring you a new feature at Main Street Reads in 2022! Throughout the year we’ll be “traveling” from state to state with a curated book list each week, featuring books from the featured “State of the Week.”

Each list will include both fiction and non-fiction, with adult and young reader titles so families can jump on the fun together! We’ll begin with Alaska and we’ll present the list with Sunday’s post so you can get a jump on 2022. Happy Reading!!!