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Mary Alice Monroe — Book release party for A Lowcountry Wedding, Wild Dunes, Thurs., April 28

Join legendary local author Mary Alice Monroe at Wild Dunes Resort, Thurs., April 28, 6 pm to celebrate the release of A Lowcountry Wedding (Gallery, pb., 448 pp., $16), the fourth book in the Lowcountry Summer series. Tickets are $35 for the reception and raffle ticket, or $40 for reception, raffle ticket, and a signed copy of A Lowcountry Wedding For tickets please […]

Kristy Harvey’s Lies and Other Acts of Love, Apr. 30

Join us Sat., April 30, 5 – 7 pm as Southern fiction writer Kristy Harvey signs copies of her most recent novel Lies and Other Acts of Love (pb, Berkley, 352 pp, $15). About the book. After decades of marriage and five daughters, Lovey White knows that from time to time, we need to use little white […]

Dr. Jim Bailey, The End of Healing, Fri., May 6

Join as Fri., May 6, 5 pm, as Dr. Jim Bailey discusses and signs copies of his first novel The End of Healing (pb., 526 pp, $20). The book follows the journey of a young healer into the depths of a modern healthcare hell that parallels the path taken by Dante Alighieri through his Inferno 700 years […]

Beautiful Country by J.R. Thornton — Release Party, Mon., May 9

Join us Mon., May 9, at 5 pm, for the Charleston release party for J.R. Thornton’s debut novel Beautiful Country (Harper, pb., 320 pp, $16). Set in modern-day China, this coming-of-age novel follows two friends, one American and one Chinese, both touring with Beijing’s Junior National Tennis Team. A top ranked junior tennis player in the U.S., Chase joins the […]

Author Luncheon with Deborah Cramer, The Narrow Edge, Fri., May 13, 12 pm

Blue Bicycle Books’ Author Luncheon Series continues, Friday, May 13, 12 pm, Halls Chophouse, 434 King St., as environmentalist author Deborah Cramer discusses her third book The Narrow Edge (Yale UP, pb., $18). Tickets are $30 for the author talk and three-course luncheon, or $48 for lunch plus a signed book. BUY TICKETS HERE. About the Book. The winner of […]

Author Luncheon with Karen White, Flight Patterns Sat., June 4

The Blue Bicycle Books Luncheon Series continues Sat., June 4, 12 pm, with New York Times Bestselling author Karen White at Hall’s Chophouse (434 King St.). She’ll be discussing and signing copies of her newest novel Flight Patterns. Tickets are $30 for the author talk and three-course luncheon, or $56 for lunch plus a signed hardback […]

Book signing with Peter Selgin, The Inventors, Fri., Apr. 22, 12 pm

Friday, Apr. 22, 12 pm, author Peter Selgin discusses his new memoir The Inventors (Hawthorne Books, pb., 416 pp, $19), Blue Bicycle Books. Please join us for a glass of wine and dessert. Please note that this event has been moved to the bookstore and is free and open to the public. About the book: The Inventors follows the author’s […]

Events and Signings

  Thurs., Apr. 28 — Mary Alice Monroe, A Lowcountry Wedding (Wild Dunes) Sat., Apr. 30 — Kristy Harvey, Lies and Other Acts of Love Fri., May 6 — Dr. Jim Bailey, The End of Healing Mon., May 9 — J.R. Thornton, Beautiful Country Fri., May 13 — Author Luncheon w/ Deborah Cramer, The Narrow Edge (Halls Chophouse) Tickets here Wed., May […]

Piccolo Fiction – Charleston Music Hall – Sat., June 4, 5 pm

Piccolo Fiction presented by Blue Bicycle Books Sat., June 4, 5 pm Charleston Music Hall 37 John St. (843) 722-2666 The festival’s longest-running event exclusively devoted to fiction, Piccolo Fiction invites local authors to present brief short stories. This year’s reading will be in the historic Charleston Music Hall, and, following recent tradition, each story […]

Lunch with Dottie! Dorothea Benton Frank, All Summer Long, Stars Restaurant, Fri., June 3

  Join us Fri., June 3, 12 pm, for lunch at Stars Rooftop and Grill Room (495 King St.) with Dorothea Benton Frank. Dottie will talk and sign copies of her latest novel, All Summer Long (William Morrow, hb., 384 pp.). Our annual “Lunch with Dottie” has proven to be one of our liveliest, most fun events each year. Don’t miss it! About the […]