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July 2020

Special Interactive Mixology Event: Which Fork Do I Use with my Bourbon?

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us for this wonderful Reader Meet Writer interactive mixology event now on July 14th at 5 p.m. - HAPPY HOUR! During their travels in bourbon country and beyond to conduct tastings and seminars, entertainment experts Peggy Noe Stevens and Susan Reigler often heard the question, "How do I do this in my home?" This book is their definitive answer. Which Fork Do I Use with My Bourbon? offers a step-by-step guide to hosting a successful bourbon-tasting party—complete with recipes,…

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Reader Meet Writer: Virtual Book Talk for All the Songs We Sing

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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North Carolina is home to a dazzling array of African-American writers who have been meeting and working for more than twenty-five years in service to their craft. Together, they form the Carolina African-American Writers' Collective, which celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary with the book we'll be talking about on Thursday, July 16th at 7 p.m.! All the Songs We Sing is an anthology of works by members of the collective, edited by its founder and world-renowned poet, Lenard D. Moore. North…

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Reader Meet Writer Virtual Event with Kristin Harmel!

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Remember to email us at mainstreetreads@gmail.com to get your password and link to attend! Kristin Harmel is the international bestselling author of a dozen novels including The Book of Lost Names, The Winemaker's Wife, The Room on Rue Amélie, and The Sweetness of Forgetting. Her work has been featured in People, Woman's Day, Men's Health, and Ladies' Home Journal, among many other media outlets. She lives in Orlando, Florida. The Book of Lost Names Gallery Books | July 21, 2020 | 9781982131890 Eva Traube Abrams, a librarian in…

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Reader Meet Writer: Jill McCorkle’s Hieroglyphics (Virtual Event)

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Jill McCorkle Thursday, July 23 / 7:00 PM Reader Meet Writer Jill McCorkle's first two novels were released simultaneously when she was just out of college, and the New York Times called her "a born novelist." Since then, she has published six novels and four collections of short stories, and her work has appeared in Best American Short Stories several times, as well as The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction. Five of her books have been New York Times Notable…

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Reader Meet Writer: SA Crosby’s Blacktop Wasteland (Virtual Event)

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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S. A. Cosby Tuesday, July 28 / 5:00 PM Join us Tuesday for a fascinating virtual talk with Shawn A. Cosby from Southeastern Virginia, now residing in Gloucester, Virginia. His short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. His short story "The Grass Beneath My Feet" won the Anthony Award for best short story in 2019. He is also the author of My Darkest Prayer and Brotherhood of the Blade. His writing is influenced by his experience as a…

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Reader Meet Writer: Lara Prescott and The Secrets We Kept

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Wrapping up July will be a special talk with Lara Prescott about the new hit release of The Secrets We Kept, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick! Lara Prescott Thursday, JULY 30 / 7:00 PM Lara Prescott received her MFA from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Austin. She was previously an animal protection advocate and a political campaign operative. Her stories have appeared in The Southern Review, The Hudson Review, Crazyhorse, Day One, and Tin…

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