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April 2019

Book Signing with W.F. Walsh – Red Carpet Ransom and The Umbrella Option

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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, April 7, between 1 and 3 p.m. on the last day of the Flowertown Festival! He'll be on hand to sign his popular books Red Carpet Ransom and The Umbrella Option, and to give you a sneak peek into his next book, Black Duck, releasing this May! W.F. Walsh is a…

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Children’s Book Authors C.M. Putman and Peter B. Cotton!

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Meet children's book authors C.M. Putman and Peter B. Cotton at Main Street Reads on Saturday morning, April 13, 2019 10 a.m. 'til noon for a very special morning meeting Snowball the Dog and Fred the Snake! Both authors will be on hand to sign their books and speak with children about their very special characters. Refreshments will be served!

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Book Signing and Live Music: How Much Joy is in Your Journey?!

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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How Much Joy is in Your Journey? Author Ja’net Bishop will be on hand this week for Third Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m. with her inspirational book: How Much Joy is in Your Journey? A Creative Guide to Your Fearless Vision, featuring a book signing and inspired tips for visiting readers! Imagine living a life of purpose, where you get to do what you want and you get to enjoy doing it. Imagine getting rid of the self-defeating chatter…

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Book Signing: Tigers Love Bubble Baths

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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On Thursday, April 25, 2019, Main Street Reads will host visiting author Mary K. Savarese for the launch of her mystery novel, Tigers Love Bubble Baths & Obsession Perfume (who knew!) This cozy mystery with a spiritual twist has been called “An engrossing saga of love, betrayal, murder & underlying wishes and dreams about life’s progression and end” by Midwest Book Review.

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C. Hope Clark Booksigning!

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Get ready for the amazing C. Hope Clark to return to her hometown of Summerville (she graduated from SHS) when she visits Main Street Reads to celebrate the launch of her newest book, Dying on Edisto (Book 5 of the Edisto Island Mysteries, March 2019 release). We'll also have Newberry Sin (Book 4 of the Carolina Slade Mysteries) on hand for signing, as well as the other books in both series. Hope is known for writing award-winning mysteries steeped in…

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May 2019

A Celebration of Motherhood: Trio of Authors Talk About Mothers and Mamas!

May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Get ready for a very special evening celebrating motherhood at Main Street Reads on May 2, 2019, from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. On hand to sign books and discuss their work will be three unique authors, each with a different take on mothers: Bren McClain, whose novel, One Good Mama Bone, was the winner of the 2017 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction, and a Pulpwood Queen book club selection, explores the importance of motherhood in her book, and the…

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Book Signing with A.C. Bell and Gaynelle Whittle-Shipp!

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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May 4, Derby Day, will be an exciting day in downtown Summerville! Hint: Wear your Derby Hats because it's Derby Hat Party & Stroll day! Open to all ages. Stroll around Historic Downtown Summerville in your Kentucky Derby hats! Several shopkeepers will be offering up Derby Day specials for those donning bonnets. Wear your hat into our store and you'll get 10% off any purchase at Main Street Reads! We'll also be hosting TWO special local authors: Gaynelle Whittle-Shipp, author…

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Book Signing: Dorothy St. James’ Southern Chocolate Shop Mysteries!

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

A special sweet treat for you the day before Mother's Day - popular novelist Dorothy St. James will be at Main Street Reads signing all three books in her Southern Chocolate Shop Mysteries series, including Asking for Truffle, Playing with Bonbon Fire and her newest, In Cold Chocolate! "...surprisingly complex ...vividly rendered Lowcountry setting..." ~ Booklist Reviews "...a great addition to an outstanding series! This cozy series has everything you could want - great characters, good writing and thrilling mysteries…

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Third Thursday: Author Alan Ables Booksigning w/ Michael Kaltofen on Guitar!

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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This Thursday is Third Thursday and once again Summerville will host its monthly downtown block party. Shops will stay open late; food trucks will be in the square, and here at Main Street Reads we'll be featuring local author Alan Ables! Alan's two books on offer are Tale of the Tape: Two Unlikely Heroes Take Down the Dixie Mafia and his brand new release, FLASHBACK The Confederate’s Lost Templar Treasure: Tale of the Tape: Two Unlikely Heroes Take Down the…

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Book Signing: 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die!

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Saturday, May 18, we’ll be hosting authors Lynn and Cele Seldon from 11 a.m. ’til 1 p.m. Their new book, 100 Things to Do in Charleston Before You Die (Reedy Press) will be available for sale and Lynn and Cele will no doubt have insider tips for visiting readers. (Let’s work on ’em to do a 100 Things to Do in Summerville book, eh?!) With a keen focus on the Southeast and a particular love of Charleston, they have written…

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