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August 2020

The Yellow House with Sarah M. Broom in Conversation with Imani Perry

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us Thursday August 13th from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm for a discussion about The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom! Make sure to email us for your confirming link and event password! THE YELLOW HOUSE: Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction A brilliant, haunting, and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East. In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother…

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Reader Meet Writer: How to Argue With a Racist w/ Adam Rutherford

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us Tuesday, Aug 18th, from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a candid chat with Adam Rutherford and his important work, How to Argue with a Racist. Email us at mainstreetreads@gmail.com for the link and password to this event. Books can be ordered for pickup in store or click the link in the title above to grab from our warehouse bookshop! Racist pseudoscience is on the rise—fueling hatred, feeding nationalism, and seeping into our discourse on everything from sports…

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Reader Meet Writer: Early Departures with Justin A. Reynolds

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us on Thursday, August 20th from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm for an enlightening discussion with Justin A. Reynolds about his novel, Early Departures. Email us at mainstreetreads@gmail.com for your link and password to attend, and books can be ordered from us for pickup in store or click the title link above to grab from our Bookshop warehouse! Justin A. Reynolds, author of Opposite of Always, delivers another smart, funny, and powerful stand-alone YA contemporary novel, with a speculative…

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Meet Grandparenting Experts and Authors at a Virtual 3rd Thursday Special Event!

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a special Third Thursday event virtually, with California authors and grandparenting/mindfulness experts Pam Siegel to talk about how we can, as parents and especially grandparents, support the kiddos during this back-to-school time. Whether attending live or virtual classes, whether you're able to get together with family in person or online, Pam and Leslie offer up useful tips on how to get and keep connected! Their book, Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice, is available from Main Street Reads or…

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Pulpwood Queens Book Club at Main Street Reads

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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The PQ bookclub meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. On August 27th we're discussing Clover Blue by Eldonna Edwards. Refreshments will be served! Set against the backdrop of a 1970s commune in Northern California, Clover Blue is a compelling, beautifully written story of a young boy’s search for identity. There are many things twelve-year-old Clover Blue isn’t sure of: his exact date of birth, his name before he was adopted into the Saffron Freedom Community,…

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Reader Meet Writer: The Good Luck Stone with Heather Bell Adams

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us on Thursday, Aug 27th from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm for an entertaining discussion of Heather Bell Adams' newly released novel, The Good Luck Stone. Email us at mainstreetreads@gmail.com for your confirmation link and password to attend. The book is available from us or click the link in the title to grab it from our Bookshop warehouse! Her desperate decision during World War II changed everything. Now, 70 years later, her secret is unraveling. At ninety years old,…

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