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August 2019

Poetry Booksigning: Blunt Tongue with Courtney Bates

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us on Saturday, August 10th when author and poet Courtney Bates will be at Main Street Reads signing her new release, Blunt Tongue! Refreshments will be served. Blunt Tongue is a collection of poetry by Courtney Bates. Experiences in death, grief, sex, happiness, and misadventures in coping are all explored in this provocatively open series of poems. Courtney is no stranger to the arts world as an Executive Director for a live theatre company (The Flowertown Players!), an actor,…

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Third Thursday! Lowcountry Author Tour Visits Main Street Reads

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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A special Third Thursday in August indeed when women of the Lowcountry Author Tour visit Main Street Reads on Third Thursday, accompanied by local singer/songwriter/guitarist Michael Kaltofen. Participating authors include: Cleo Scott Brown, author of Witness to the Truth and Raceology 101 Jordan Smith Graffis, author of Cicada Summers Michelle Kingsberry, author of Little Girls Still Love Flowers Katryna Johnson, contributor to If She Can: Inspiring Stories of Grit, Hope and Courage Robin Nazon, contributor to If She Can: Inspiring…

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Booksigning: Meet Jewel Sweeney and The Fire Breathing Dragon!

August 16 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Local author Jewel Sweeney's newest installment in the Bugaboo and the Ladybug series will be at Main Street Reads on Friday, August 16, just in time for our Back to School weekend celebration! Here's Jewel's full lineup of her popular children's book series: Up, Up, & Away: Join Bugaboo & Ladybug as they take a trip in the bright blue skies. Watch them soar like the birds of the air. As the storm approaches, will they be okay? Out of…

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Booksigning: City of Peace with Henry G. Brinton

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Virginia-based author Henry G. Brinton will be in the lowcountry for a special "two-fer" event! On Friday, August 16th, Henry will be signing his debut novel, City of Peace, at Buxton Books' new location at 160 King Street in downtown Charleston. Then on Saturday, Henry will be at Main Street Reads from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Two chances to meet the author and grab your own copy of this important work! Today’s news is full of immigration bans,…

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Author W.F. Walsh Book Launch: Uncle Danny

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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You may know him as meteorologist Bill Walsh... But to readers he's always known as W.F. Walsh, and we're thrilled to announce he'll be at Main Street Reads SUNDAY, August 18, from 1-4 p.m. for the launch of his new novel, Uncle Danny! We'll have books available for purchase while Bill will be on hand to sign the fascinating new release, plus his other popular books, Red Carpet Ransom and The Umbrella Option! W.F. Walsh is a two-time Emmy Award-winning…

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Booksigning: Katie Sullivan’s Rocks, Paper, Flowers

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us Saturday morning when local author Katie Sullivan takes the stage to talk about her debut novel and sign copies of the book! The clothes may not make the woman, but they certainly help! Katie Sullivan's Rocks, Paper, Flowers is the story of one woman’s life-changing journey to overcome grief and loss and a testament to a daughter’s love for her mother and the unique bond between siblings. The endearing and comical relationship between four women, and the love…

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Main Street Writes!

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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For the inner writer in all of us, join us at our regular Monday evening writers group! 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!

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Booksigning: Kathryn Smith Celebrates the Launch of Gertie!

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Join us Saturday, August 31st for the Summerville launch celebration of: Gertie: The Fabulous Life of Gertrude Sanford Legendre, Heiress, Explorer, Socialite, Spy Gertie lived a 20th century life full of fun, adventure, derring-do and drama. Read all about her Gilded Age girlhood, explorations on three continents, hijinks on the French Riviera with the Lost Generation, work for the OSS – the original American spy agency – during World War II, and her imprisonment by the Nazis. And that’s less…

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September 2019

FRIDAY Story Time at Main Street Reads

September 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Now that preschool has begun, we're changing up the weekly storytime day! Join us every FRIDAY morning at 10:30 a.m. for some fun story time with reading by Colleen Rackleff - kids of all ages welcome! Treats served and book discounts to all attendees! Colleen's Story Time at Main Street Reads has become one of our featured events each week! We have lots of chairs for younger listeners and plenty of juice boxes and fruit snacks to munch while they…

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Main Street Writes

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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For the inner writer in all of us, we've set up a 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!

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