Third Thursday Tonight, Plus Shop and Share Book Lists!

Looking forward to seeing you all tonight for Third Thursday! Fun art theme on the square and special sale on all artsy titles in the store (we’ll have a featured selection up front!)

TONIGHT! Third THURSDAY: Music and Fun for All:

May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
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THIS MONTH: “SUMMERVILLE IN ART” is the theme… we’ll offer up some BOOK THEMED ART and art books for visiting readers! On the third Thursday of each month Historic Downtown Summerville transforms into a special marketplace featuring local entertainment, craft vendors and artisans, to complement the extended hours of eclectic shops, boutiques and restaurants. Enjoy partying out on the square, sales and treats at Main Street Reads, and singer/ songwriter/guitarist Mike Kaltofen keeping the vibe cool and festive as we…Find out more »


WEDNESDAY: Scholastic Parents Night: The Power of Summer Reading!

May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.

School’s out! At Scholastic Parents Night: The Power of Summer Reading, a virtual panel of Scholastic authors, education experts, and booksellers will give tips and book recommendations that will keep kids excited to read all summer long! Be sure to tune in for: A book recommendation speed-round with an indie bookseller – Ask for recommendations based on your child’s likes and needs! Interviews with beloved authors Varian Johnson (Twins and The Parker Inheritance) and Kelly Yang (The Front Desk series)…Find out more »

THURSDAY: Pulpwood Queens Bookclub: When the Stars Go Dark

May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC Google Map

Join us for a thoughtful discussion of When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain (in-store purchases are eligible for the 10% bookclub discount). From the New York Times bestselling author of The Paris Wife comes an atmospheric novel of intertwined destinies and heart-wrenching suspense: A detective hiding away from the world. A series of disappearances that reach into her past. Can solving them help her heal? ” absolutely incredible literary thriller.”–Good Morning America online “A powerhouse of a novel…Find out more »

SATURDAY: Booksigning: Science Night w/Julie Packett

May 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Main Street Reads, 115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC Google Map

Come meet local author Julie Packett and grab a signed copy of her middle grade novel, first in a series! Science Night: New year, new teacher, new classroom duty! Ms. Clarke says new experiences can be rewarding, but her fifth graders need more convincing. Julie, a shy girl, feels a downpour of emotions when assigned her role as classroom weather reporter. Does she weather the storm or do stormy days persist? Robbie, an outspoken newcomer, fears his new assignment won’t…Find out more »

New Book Lists to Shop and Share!

Click on each image below to access our specially curated lists. Order the books for home delivery right there, or call/email us (843-875-5171 or to reserve your book(s) for in-store pickup!

And… Summer Reading Group Faves!

Click on any of the images below to learn more about these stunning summer selections! They can be ordered right from our bookshop page, or contact us at 843-875-5171 or to reserve and in-store copy!