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Chef Jennifer Booker, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent. Sun., Mar. 8.

Join us, Sun., Mar. 8, 3-5 pm as Chef Jennifer Booker, signs copies of her new book, Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent. (Pelican, hb., 192 pp $27).  Focusing on farm-to-table ingredients, proper techniques, and pristine presentation, Chef Booker serves up a heaping helping of Southern cooking with class. Combining her Mississippi roots and […]

Charleston Self Portrait Project, Sun. Feb 1

Come stop by the store on Sunday, Feb 1 from 1-4pm as the The Charleston Self-Portrait Project sets up shop in BBB.  The Charleston Self-Portrait Project is a series of free events encouraging community members to create self-portraits, ultimately producing a collection of hundreds of self-portraits that will be exhibited for public viewing. The emphasis of this […]

Andra Watkins, Not Without My Father. Tues., Feb. 3.

Join us, Tues., Feb. 3, 5-7 pm as local author Andra Watkins, signs copies of her new book, Not Without My Father. (World Hermit Press, pb., 219 pp $15).   Andra Watkins needed a wingman to help her become the first living person to walk the historic 444-mile Natchez Trace as the pioneers did. She planned to walk fifteen miles […]

Ryan Graudin, All That Burns. Tues., Feb. 10.

Join us, Tues., Feb. 10, 5-7 pm as local author Ryan Graudin, signs copies of her new book, All That Burns. (HarperTeen, pb., 464 pp $10). Pre-order the book and receive a custom tea packet! In this thrilling sequel to All That Glows, the worlds of magic and mortal are colliding as London celebrates its new king, marking an […]

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 […]

ARCHIVED POST FROM 2010 Pat Conroy Book Signing in Downtown Charleston, Sat., Dec. 11, 2010 1 – 4 pm

Blue Bicycle Books welcomes Pat Conroy, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 (Last Year). 1 – 4 pm. He’ll sign copies of his new memoir My Reading Life as well as hardbacks of his previous works, from The Boo to South of Broad. 420 King St., downtown Charleston, 843.722.2666. Admission to the signing is free with the […]

New Store Hours!

We are now open till 7:30 pm, Monday through Saturday! (Sundays 1 – 6) Party like it’s 1982. Contemporary Charleston 2010: Influences ###

So-Called Whisper

Many customers noticed the mad scramble of handwritten sheets of notebook paper covering the counter recently. Blue Bike staff and volunteers were busy compiling, culling, typing and editing poems written at Burke High School this past fall. (It’s sort of our version of Simon, Randy, Kara and Ellen going through all those polaroids during Idol […]

Blue Bicycle Books Author Luncheon Series

The Blue Bicycle Books Author’s Luncheon Series continues Sat., March 13, noon to 2 pm, with local novelists Batt Humphreys and Nicole Seitz. Mount Pleasant’s Nicole Seitz, author of The Spirit of Sweetgrass, Trouble the Water, and A Hundred Years of Happiness will discuss her newest novel. Saving Cicadas is the story of Priscilla Lynn […]

Matt and Ted Lee, Simple Fresh Southern, March 7

Blue Bicycle Books welcomes renowned food writers Matt and Ted Lee, signing copies of The Lee Bros. Simple Fresh Southern, Sun., Mar. 7, 2 – 4 pm. The local boys-made-good will close out the weekend of the Charleston Food and Wine Festival with a sidewalk peanut boil on King Street. We first met Matt and […]