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Michael Davis, Papa Was a Rolling Stone: Fathers of Charleston. Thurs., Oct. 16

Join us  Sat., Oct. 18, 5 – 7 pm, local author Michael Davis will sign his memoir Papa Was a Rolling Stone: Fathers of Charleston (West Bow, 204 pp., hb., $34). “Finding my father was a wonderful feeling; forgiving him was even better. I have been set free, and now I can look at all the houses he […]

YALLFest Preorders

The staff at Blue Bicycle Books can’t wait for you to join us at YALLFest! What’s that? Can’t make it? Or you are coming but can’t make every signing? Well now you can pre-order SIGNED hardbacks by: Rainbow Rowell — Landline, Fangirl, Eleanor & Park Veronica Roth — Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Four: A Divergent Collection James Dashner — Maze Runner, Scorch Trials, Death Cure, […]

Lindy Carter, Annaliese From Off. Fri., Oct. 24

Join us  Fri., Oct. 24, 5 – 7 pm, as writer Lindy Carter signs copies of  her debut historical novel, Annaliese From Off. The year is 1900 and young mother Annaliese Stregal is forced by her husband, John, to leave their comfortable life in Louisville, Kentucky to move to a lumber camp in the north Georgia […]

Jason Ryan, Hell Bent: One Man’s Crusade to Crush the Hawaiian Mob, with music by The V-Tones. Sun., Nov. 2

Join us, Sun., Nov. 2, 4-6 pm as local author Jason Ryan signs copies of his new book, Hell Bent: One Man’s Crusade to Crush the Hawaiian Mob. (Globe Pequot Press, hb., 304 pp $27). The V-Tones of Charleston  will also be playing Hawaiian music during the release party. World-class beaches, fragrant frangipani, swaying palms, and hula girls. Most folks […]

Latoya Lee, Deep Inside Me: A Revelation of Love. Thurs., Oct. 9

      Join us  Thurs., Oct. 9, 5 – 7 pm, as writer Latoya Lee signs copies of  her book, Deep Inside Me: A Revelation of Love. (Xlibris Corporation, pb., 60 pp. $32). “This is a collection of writings that date from years 2004-2009. I grant you permission to read as I reflect on my personal circumstances. […]

Fierce Reads Book Tour. Tues., Sept. 23

Join us  Tues., Sept. 23, 5:30  pm, as the Fierce Reads book tour makes a stop in Charleston. Ann Aguirre (Mortal Danger), Caragh O’Brien (The Vault of Dreamers), and Marie Rutkoski (The Winner’s Curse) will sign copies of  their Young Adult novels and a discussion will be led by moderator Andria Amaral.   Mortal Danger  (Feiwel & Friends, hb., 384 pp. $18). follows […]

Mary Ann Henry, Ladies in Low Places. Tues., Sept. 9

Join us Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 5 – 7 pm for the reading and book signing of Mary Ann Henry’s new collection of stories Ladies in Low Places.    Refreshments will be provided.

Book Release Party for Margaret Bradham Thornton, Thurs., July 31, 5 pm

Margaret Bradham Thornton will visit Blue Bicycle Books Thurs., July 31, 5 – 7  pm, as  we celebrate the release of her new novel Charleston (Ecco, hb., 320 pp., $26).  Charleston tells the story of Eliza Poinsett, who returns to her childhood home after ten years away. Thornton, a Charleston native, weaves a poignant and lyrical tale of lost […]

Brad Taylor’s Days of Rage

Join us Sat., July 19, 6:30 pm, at Fuel Charleston (211 Rutledge Ave) to celebrate the sixth installment of writer and retired Delta Force operator Brad Taylor’s Pike Logan series, Days of Rage (Dutton, hb., 448 pp., $26.95). The Taskforce is used to being the hunter, but this time they’re the hunted. Intent on embroiling the US in […]

Lipstick Stamps on My Passport — Notes on Abroad by Katie Crouch

Abroad by Katie Crouch  (Sarah Crichton Books / FSG, hb., 304 pp., $26) By Jonathan Sanchez, Blue Bicycle Books Katie Crouch’s Abroad might be the most widely-recommendable book I’ve seen in 18 years as a bookseller. Like a dance party at an ancient castle, it’s contemporary and exciting and NOW, while at the same time […]