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A Bright and Pleading Dagger

Join us Sat., Sept. 8, 8 pm as Nicole Rivas will be here to read from her debut chapbook of short stories called A Bright and Pleading Dagger (Rose Metal Press, pb., 44 pp., $12). A dazzling and incisive collection of twelve flash fictions illuminating the varied lives of women and girls, A Bright and Pleading Dagger immerses readers in […]

Living Waters Book Launch Party with Ed Waldrop, Sat., Sept. 1, 5 pm

Join us Sat., Sept. 1, 5 pm as local photographer and first-time author Ed Waldrop will be here to discuss his debut Living Waters. Living Waters is the story of AJ McClellan, born in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. He was raised and nurtured along her creeks and waterways. Tragic events in AJ’s young life tested him deeply, […]

Race to Hawaii with Jason Ryan, Sun., Aug. 26, 5 pm

Join us Sun., Aug. 26, 5 pm as local author Jason Ryan will be here to discuss his new book Race to Hawaii (Chicago Review Press, hb., 320 pp., $27). Today, a trip to Hawaii is a simple six-hour flight from the West Coast, but almost a century ago, it was a nerve-wracking and twenty-six-hour journey across 2,400 miles of the […]

Author Luncheon with Issac J. Bailey, My Brother Moochie, Fri., Aug. 24, 12 pm

Join us Fri., Aug. 24, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Issac J. Bailey discusses his new book My Brother Moochie (Other Press, hb., 304 pp., $26). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $60 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. At the age of nine, Issac J. Bailey saw […]

That’s What She Said with Artist and Social Activist Kimothy Joy, Thurs., Aug. 23, 5 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 23, 5 pm as artist and social activist Kimothy Joy will be here to talk about her new illustrated book That’s What She Said: Wise Words from Influential Women (Harper Wave, hb., 128 pp., $22). Distraught by the results of the 2016 election and the realization that the nation was not ready for […]

Mightier Than the Sword with Alana Harrison and Drew Callander Fri., Aug. 10, 5 pm

Join us Fri., Aug. 10, 5 pm as comedy writers Alana Harrison and Drew Callander will be here for an interactive children’s story event with their book Mightier Than the Sword (Penguin Workshop, hb, 320 pp., $13.99). Wildly funny and inventive, Mightier Than the Sword pulls you, the reader, into the action. Yes, YOU! You wake up in […]

Author Luncheon with Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White, Thurs., Sept. 6, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., Sept. 6, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White discuss The Glass Ocean (William Morrow, hb., 416 pp., $27). Tickets are $61 for the three-course luncheon plus a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. The Glass Ocean is the second novel coauthored by Beatriz, Lauren, […]

Author Luncheon with Kristan Higgins, Good Luck with That, Thur., Aug. 9, 12 pm

Join us Thurs., Aug. 9, 12 pm for lunch at High Cotton (199 East Bay St.), as Kristan Higgins discusses and signs her new novel Good Luck with That (Berkley, pb., 480 pp., $16). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, and the book will be available to buy separately. Get tickets here. About the book: Emerson, Georgia, and Marley have been best friends ever […]

Author Luncheon with Andrew Lawler, The Secret Token, Fri., July 20, 12 pm

Join us Fri., July 20, 12 pm for lunch at Halls Signature Events (5 Faber St.), as Andrew Lawler discusses and signs his new book The Secret Token (Doubleday, hb., 448 pp., $30). Tickets are $32 for the three-course luncheon, or $65 to add a signed copy of the book. Get tickets here. For four hundred years, the Lost Colony of Roanoke has consumed […]

Holy Spirits! Happy Hour with Taneka Reaves and Johnny Caldwell, Fri., July 13, 5:30 pm

Join us Fri., July 13, 5:30 pm as Charleston’s own Cocktail Bandits, Taneka Reaves and Johnny Caldwell, will be here to launch their new book Holy Spirits! (Evening Post Books, hb., 176 pp., $35). Holy Spirits! is the debut publication from popular beverage and hospitality bloggers Taneka Reaves and Johnny Caldwell. The book provides readers with an overview of Charleston […]