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November 2019

Booksigning: E.D. Baker with The Power of a Princess

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Come join us on November 9th for a special booksigning with beloved children's author E.D. Baker, highlighting the brand new release of The Power of a Princess, an adventurous tale about a princess who is more than what she seems — and a kingdom whose fate rests in her hands. Aislin is more than just a princess. Born to a fairy king and pedrasi queen, she's strong, smart, and brave, with magical gifts she's only beginning to discover. Aislin has…

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Book Launch Party: Janice Neal Meyer’s A Low Country Advent

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Come join author Janice Neal Meyer for the official launch of her book, A Low Country Advent on Sunday, November 10th! A Low Country Advent is a guided daily devotional inviting all to engage together in reflection, meditation, conversation and prayer. It is an invitation to the opportunity to begin the new church and calendar year reaching out across all divisions of faith, denominations, cultural or other walls to consider our one humanity toward true love, peace and hope for…

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Booksigning: C. Hope Clark Introducing Edisto Tidings!

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 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, Edisto Tidings (Book 6 of the Edisto Island Mysteries, October 2019 release). We'll also have plenty of Hope's other popular books on hand! Hope is known for writing award-winning mysteries steeped in South Carolina humidity and personalities. The Carolina Slade Mysteries cover Slade's investigations under the umbrella…

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Main Street Writes!

November 18, 2019 @ 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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Museum Art Show at Main Street Reads!

November 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Our own Summerville Dorchester Museum is collaborating with Main Street Reads to offer a unique Third Thursday event this month, an art show featuring three local artists, and a talk about Summerville area history (will be especially interesting to all you newer Summervillians!) Meet the Artists Therese Haynes: Therese won her first art show in 2nd grade. She has sold paintings of beloved pets, cars, and landscapes for 25+yrs in KY and MI. She moved to Summerville in 2011 offering…

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Our Prince of Scribes Writers Conference

November 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
James Dean Theatre, 133 S Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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$65.00

Calling all you writers! On November 23, the Our Prince of Scribes Writers Conference will take place at the James Dean Theatre, brought to you by a powerhouse team that includes the Pat Conroy Literary Center, the South Carolina Writers Association (SCWA), the Flowertown Players and of course, Main Street Reads! Join Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy contributing writers Margaret Evans, Jonathan Haupt, Jonathan Sanchez, Alex Sanders, Sean Scapellato, and Lynn Seldon–along with special guests MacKenzie Collier…

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December 2019

Booksigning: Priscilla K. Garatti

December 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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We have a special event planned for you to welcome December! On December 1st (also our singing bookseller Hannah Rose's birthday!) we'll be hosting Charleston author Priscilla K. Garatti! Priscilla K. Garatti is the author of a collection of reflective essays, On A Clear Blue Day; a novel, Missing God; and a memoir, An Ocean Away. An Ocean Away Two stories dramatically entwine through this memoir of a woman’s journey to regain lost love and a lost self. Thirty-five years…

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Booksigning: James Masciarelli’s Beyond Beauport!

December 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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Come on out Thursday evening and meet visiting author James Masciarelli, author of the modern-day pirate tale, Beyond Beauport, a fascinating read that also visits the pirate history of Charleston! In Beyond Beauport Shannon Clarke's childhood dream to become a sea captain is revived when her long-lost seafaring uncle Patrick visits with a salty tale of their maritime family ancestry of pirates and privateers. He shares recovered family letters and artifacts from the Golden Age of Piracy. They take to…

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Booksigning: Jewel Sweeney and Terri Barnes

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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On December 7, just in time for more holiday shopping, we'll welcome back authors Jewel Sweeney and Terri Barnes to Main Street Reads, on hand to sign their books for you and friends, and answer questions about their work! 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,…

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Booksigning with NYT Best-Selling Children’s Author Melinda Long

December 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States
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A special event indeed on Saturday, December 7 (rescheduled from November 23 after Melinda's injury!) when we host NYT best-selling children's books author Melinda Long to Main Street Reads! Her books on hand for signing will include Art Smart, Science Detective, How I Became a Pirate, Pirates Don't Change Diapers, and, apropos to the season, The Twelve Days of Christmas in South Carolina. Melinda Long began her writing career on a rainy day when she was six.  Her mother, tired…

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