Thanks for Spending Your Spooky Saturday with Us!

Hope you all enjoyed the extra hour of sleep or partying! After a full Halloween Day at Main Street Reads we were happy to rest. Thanks for hanging out with us on the glorious fall day. We saw super heroes and sultans, ladybugs and princesses, and of course, Groot!

Welcome to November!

We have FOUR amazing authors signing and sharing with readers this week as well as a very special virtual launch party! PLUS, our new book club books have been selected and November is an all-star lineup. Enjoy the browse and we’ll see you on Main Street!

MONDAY: Main Street Writes

November 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

For the inner writer in all of us, 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! Anyone wanting to join in via Zoom instead, use the following credentials: Find out more »

WEDNESDAY: Stories on the Square!

November 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us every WEDNESDAY morning at 9:30 a.m. for “Stories on the Square,” our outdoor storytime adventures with reading by Colleen Rackleff – kids of all ages welcome! Free to all and treats served. Student discounts to ALL attendees! Find out more »

THURSDAY: Virtual Launch Party! Talent by B Lynn Goodwin

November 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm VIRTUAL
Join us for a special virtual book launch party with author and founder B. Lynn Goodwin. Her new YA novel, TALENT, releases November 1 and on November 5th she’ll join us from sunny California to talk about her work! Find out more »

SATURDAY: Stories on the Square Celebrate Differences

November 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

On Saturday morning, November 7 (10:30 a.m. – Noon), we’ll be hosting TWO great children’s books and authors for a Spectacular Stories on the Square and Book Signing! Joining us will be Chris Singleton, inspirational speaker and author of Different and Marybeth Wishart, former teacher and author of Parker the Purple Penguin. Find out more »

SATURDAY: Booksigning – Josie Olsvig Debuts Gullah Tears

November 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Main Street Reads 115 S. Main St.

We invite you to join us Saturday afternoon, November 7th, to celebrate the debut of a lowcountry historical novel and book signing with the author, Josie Olsvig! Find out more »

SUNDAY Booksigning – Joe Palmer with A Mariner’s Tale

November 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

Join us Sunday, November 8th, from noon ’til 2 pm for a very special signing with Joe Palmer, hot on the heels of his feature appearance at the Pat Conroy Literary Festival in Beaufort on Saturday! We’ll have refreshments and Joe will chat about his amazing novel. Copies will be on sale at the book club price (10% off) and can be personalized by the author for yourself or the perfect holiday gift. Here’s what other amazing authors are saying…Find out more »


Thrill in the Ville: November Book Pick – Invisible Girl

November 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

LIVE and via ZOOM
THIS MONTH: We’re reading the hot new thriller from Lisa Jewell, Invisible Girl. The book is available at the 10% book club discount in the store through November… The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone returns with an intricate thriller about a young woman’s disappearance and a group of strangers whose lives intersect in its wake. Owen Pick’s life is falling apart. In his thirties and living in his aunt’s spare…Find out more »

Young Adult Book Club: November Pick – Cinder!

November 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

LIVE and via ZOOM
Join us Thursday, November 12, live in the bookstore OR via Zoom for a fun discussion of NY Times bestselling book by Marissa Meyers, Cinder! The first book in the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-Bestselling Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer. See where the futuristic YA fairytale saga all began, with the tale of a teenage cyborg who must fight for Earth’s survival against villains from outer space. An interesting mash-up of fairy tales and science…Find out more »

Virtual Reader Meet Writer: Embrace Your Southern, Sugar with Julia Fowler

November 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm VIRTUAL
Join via Zoom Thursday, November 12th for some giggles with Julia Flower, celebrating the release of Embrace Your Southern, Sugar! More irresistible stories and sayings from the creator of YouTube’s Southern Women Channel. Ms. Julia Fowler is back, and this time she’s goin’ to talk her lipstick off about even more things Southern. If you’re not from the South, we hope to learn ya a thing or two that you can tote back into your own culture. If you are from…Find out more »

Living Large Bookclub: November Pick – Caste

November 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Or Join in Via ZOOM

Join us November 17th live or via Zoom when our “Living Large” book club discusses the best-selling book Caste. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK – The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD – “An instant American classic.”–Dwight Garner, The New…Find out more »

Pulpwood Queens 4th Tuesday: Trouble the Water

November 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Join us live or via Zoom for an engaging discussion about the historical fiction hit Trouble the Water by Rebecca Dwight Bruff, who will join us LIVE at Main Street Reads! “Before this decisive night, I’d not fully appreciated the subtle line between inspiration and insanity. But now, with all our lives at risk, I found myself navigating that most perilous edge…” Inspired by the life of an unsung American hero and slave, Trouble the Water navigates the rich tributaries of courage, betrayal, and redemption. In his inspiring journey,…Find out more »

Click on a Book to Learn More!

You can also view the full list of favorite November picks at our online shop HERE. Enjoy browsing online, or call 843-875-5171 to pick up your choices at the store.

Did You Grab Your Diagon Alley Free Print?

We still have beautiful free, frameable prints that we’re offering FREE with a purchase of the beautiful new Harry Potter Mina Lima edition (see the video in our last post for more on the stunning book).

If this is on your list, please grab yours soon to nab the print-with-purchase gift while supplies last!

Weigh In on YOUR Wants!

Have a book on your list? Tell us so we can order it in for you. Have an idea for an event? Tell us! Have a book club recommendation we should all be discussing? Yep, tell us! Email, give us a ring at 843-875-5172, or drop by for a visit… See you on Main Street!