Coming Up at Main Street Reads – Let’s Celebrate Back to School!

Lots and lots coming up at the bookstore over the next few weeks – here’s a breakdown!

Tonight and EVERY Monday night – our Main Street Writes writers group embraces all ages and all genres – be there or… you know. CLICK HERE for more info!

Wednesday morning story timeEvery week Colleen entertains young readers of all ages and Main Street Reads provides fruit snacks and juice boxes. It’s a great way to be part of the community – CLICK HERE for info!

Thursday evening THIS week – Open Poetry group! Come one, come all, to Main Street Reads poetry group. If you’re a poet or just dream of being one, come join in at 6:30 on the second Thursday of each month…Share your work or listen in! CLICK HERE for more!

Speaking of poetry, on Saturday, August 10th, author and poet Courtney Bates will be at Main Street Reads signing her new release, Blunt Tongue! Courtney is the director of the James Dean Theatre right up the street. She’ll do a reading and signed copies of her books will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served. CLICK HERE for full event info!


Next Thursday is Third Thursday and we’ll have authors from the Lowcountry Author Tour on hand signing their work, PLUS we’ve been selected as the featured business on Third Thursday at Hutchinson Square across the street! That means more fun, and some special giveaways as we begin our fabulous Back to School weekend! CLICK HERE for details and stay tuned for full details on our Back to School promo in your next update!

Next Friday, local author Jewel Sweeney and her newest installment in the Bugaboo and Ladybug series, The Fire Breathing Dragon, will be at Main Street Reads from 3:30 – 6:30, just in time for our Back to School weekend celebration! Learn more HERE!

Also next week – signings with recent American Fiction award winner Henry Brinton and his novel City of Peace (August 17th – CLICK HERE FOR EVENT INFO), and beloved local celebrity Bill Walsh will launch his newest novel, Uncle Danny, here on August 18th! CLICK HERE FOR INFO.

Mark up your calendars: It’s going to be an action-packed weekend!!!Questions or comments? Reach out to us at

Upcoming Book Club Meetings

Thrill in the ‘Ville: Thriller & Mystery Book Club, August 20th @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Featuring a psychological thriller titled, A Nearly Normal Family by M. T. Edwardsson. Those ordering/purchasing the book from Main Street Reads will enjoy a special price of $22.99 (normally $26.99).

Hailed as a stunning psychological thriller, A Nearly Normal Family is told from three differing viewpoints – father, mother and daughter – and asks the question: ‘What would you do if your child was accused of murder?’. This is a thriller everyone is talking about this summer!

Visit our events page for other upcoming book club events and more signings to come!

2 thoughts on “Coming Up at Main Street Reads – Let’s Celebrate Back to School!”

  1. I was delighted to attend your recent event featuring authors and speakers from the Pat Conroy Literary Center. Looking forward to your many scheduled events.

    1. Thanks, Luanne – we were delighted to have y’all here! See you soon – definitely some fun coming up (think you’ll adore Virginia’s Henry Brinton – it’s a wonderful book and he’s a real gem… one of my favorite authors)

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