Getting LITerary This Weekend

Join us Saturday for our first LIVE event of 2022, and on Sunday for a free virtual workshop! Details below and we’ll see you on Main Street!

Meet the Authors: Bill and Ann Stevens with “Dalton and Grace”

January 8, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map Our first LIVE event of 2022 will be a Meet the Author with Daniel Island News columnists Bill and Ann Stevens, authors of the recently released (and hilarious) Dalton and Grace. Bill and Ann live in Daniel Island. They enjoy reading, writing, travel, giving back to their community, and spending time with their four children and ten grandchildren. ABOUT DALTON AND GRACE Bless Their Little Hearts…Marriage is a compilation of laughter, tears, and occasional inane spats over nothing. Life in…Find out more »

My Musings: Interactive Workshop with Ruthie Landis

January 9 @ 3:00 pm4:30 pm
VIRTUAL WORKSHOP Join us for a VERY special way to start 2022 right. Ruthie Landis’s “My Musings” workshop will start you off on the right foot to really make this your best and most insightful year ever. HINT: It helps to have a copy of her new “My Musings” journal on hand – we have them at the store for those of you who haven’t yet grabbed one!
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2022 International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Online Book Club Convention

January 11, 2022 @ 8:00 am – January 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – DAILY PROGRAMMING Get Your Package for the 2022 International Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Week Long Online Virtual Book Club Convention Today! Main Street Reads’ Shari Stauch will be a featured presenter as well as some of the best authors of 2021 and the 2022 reading season to come! PLUS – you’ll get deals and steals on the list we’re building of great reads AND gifts with purchase, including a tote bag, tiara (but of course) and a copy of the incredible…Find out more »

January Thriller Book Club: Comfort Me with Apples

January 13, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC  + Google Map Talk about a COVER, wow!!! This is the perfect book to launch our 2022 Thrill in the ‘Ville thriller book club – not too long, just right to kick off the new year! Comfort Me With Apples is a terrifying new thriller from bestseller Catherynne M. Valente, for fans of Gone Girl and Spinning Silver Sophia was made for him. Her perfect husband. She can feel it in her bones. He is perfect. Their home together in Arcadia Gardens is…Find out more »

Reader Meet Writer: Diane Chamberlain’s The Last House on the Street

January 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm VIRTUAL Our first Reader Meet Writer event of 2022. Diane Chamberlain was 14 in the summer of 1964, when she learned about three young civil rights workers who were murdered in Mississippi, at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, while volunteering to work on voter registration, education, and civil rights. It was an event that had a profound impact on Chamberlain, and led to her interest in the 1965 SCOPE project, in which white college students,…Find out more »

Meet the Author: Live Booksigning with Julie Packett – Battling Bots!

January 15, 2022 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC + Google Map Julie Packett is back with the second in her series: The Chronicles of Ms. Clarke’s Class. This time it’s Battling Bots so you can add to your collection that should already include Science Night, or you can grab ’em both at Main Street Reads, in paperback OR hardcover! We look so forward to having Julie back at the store – help us give her a Summerville warm welcome!  Find out more »

Living Large Bookclub: Cloud Cuckoo Land

January 18, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 + Google Map Due to holiday travel schedules and pandemic concerns, we’ve rescheduled this event from December. We’re excited to talk about this intriguing work! The book everyone’s raving about, Cloud Cuckoo Land, by Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See. Join us for some fun discussion at our last bestsellers club meeting of 2021. We’ll have plenty to chat about, plus you can help us pick the next few months’ selections! “If you’re looking for a superb novel, look…Find out more »

Pulpwood Queens Bookclub: The Quisling Factor

January 27, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St. Summerville, SC + Google Map The Quisling Factor is the newest novel from brilliant historical fiction author J.L. Oakley. Treason. Espionage. Revenge. In the aftermath of WWII, ex-intelligence agent Tore Haugland tries to adjust to life in his newly freed country with the woman he loves. But he still has to testify against a Norwegian traitor — one of the monsters of the German occupation — whom he helped to capture. When mysterious notes threaten Haugland and his family, he must choose between protecting them…Find out more »  

Travel Our Nation… in Books

We’re super excited to bring you a new feature at Main Street Reads in 2022! Throughout the year we’ll be “traveling” from state to state with a curated book list each week, featuring books from the featured “State of the Week.” Each list will include both fiction and non-fiction, with adult and young reader titles so families can jump on the fun together! We begin with Alabama and you can view the first week’s list above. Happy Reading!!!