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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 […]

Andra Watkins, To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis. Thurs., Sept. 18

Join us,Thurs., Sept. 18, 5-7 pm as local author Andra Watkins signs copies of her debut novel, To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis. (World Hermit Press, pb., 305 pp $15). The novel follows explorer Meriwether Lewis who has been stuck in Nowhere since his mysterious death nearly two centuries ago. His last hope for redemption is helping nine-year-old Emmaline Cagney […]

William B. Miller, The Beer Drinker’s Guide to God. Mon., Aug. 18

Join us Mon., Aug. 18, 5 – 7 pm, as writer Father William B. Miller signs copies of  his book of spiritual essays The Beer Drinker’s Guide to God. (Howard Books, pb., 352 pp $15). In this humorous collection of essays, he weaves together stories from his life in ministry, his travels in search of the world’s best Scotch, his […]

John Reynolds signs The Fight for Freedom

Thurs., Aug 16, 4 – 6 pm, Civil Rights advocate John Reynolds will be signing his new book The Fight for Freedom: a Memoir of My Years in the Civil Rights Movement. Beginning in the summer of 1965, Reynolds was an active foot soldier in the Civil Rights Movement. Beginning in his hometown of Troy, […]

Author Luncheon with Dorothea Benton Frank, Fri., Jun. 15

Blue Bike’s Author Luncheon Series continues with New York Times bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank, Hall’s Chophouse, 434 King St., 11:30 am, Fri., Jun. 15, 2012. Tickets are $60 and include a three-course lunch, author talk, and a signed copy of Porch Lights (Harper Collins, 336 pp., hb., $25.99). To purchase tickets, please click right here or call […]

Mary Alice Monroe releases Beach House Memories , May 7

Follow us to the South Carolina Aquarium for the release party of Mary Alice Monroe’s anticipated new novel, Beach House Memories, Mon., May 7, 6 pm. Monroe is known for her intimate portrayals of women’s lives and for drawing parallels with nature and human nature. An active environmentalist, she draws on her own experiences in the Lowcountry. Her 13th book, Beach […]

Upper King Street Design Walk this Thursday!

Stop in for a glass of wine during the Upper King Street Design Walk and meet the authors of Janie Mitchell, Reliable Cook, Lisa Foster and Mary Lou Coombs. The authors will be in the store this Thurs., Apr 19, 5-7:30 pm. Janie Mitchell, Reliable Cook is a non-fiction account of an ex-slave’s life, offering a […]

Booksigning with Governor Nikki Haley, Mon., April 9, 6 pm

S.C. Governor Nikki Haley will visit Blue Bicycle Books, Mon., Apr. 9, 6 pm to sign her new memoir Can’t Is Not an Option: My American Story (Sentinel, hb., $27.95, 256 pp.). NOTE: Signing tickets are required to meet Governor Haley! 1. Books must be purchased from Blue Bicycle Books. Each book comes with a ticket for […]

Purdy’s 14th Bridge Run Show!

The 14th annual Bridge Run show will be here at Blue Bicycle Books Thurs., Mar 29 at 7:30 pm. Local author and excellent parker Jonathan Sanchez will read new work, none of this old crap, and Blue Bike’s own Kristen Gehrman will perform a short set of her own micro-fiction. Runner or not, join us […]

Local Author Night, Mar. 16!

Join us at the store for our local author night, Fri., Mar. 16, 4-6 pm. Four local and regional authors will be signing copies of their books– a great opportunity to sample the literary talent in our community. Valerie Perry is the author of Upper King Street, a sweeping love story set right in the heart of […]