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Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix: High school friends publish on the same day

Friends Grady Hendrix and Katie Crouch were named “Wittiest” in the class of 1991 at Charleston’s Porter-Gaud High School. Thirty years later they have novels released the same day! Order signed copies here: Katie Crouch, Embassy Wife (FSG, 368 pp. hb., $27) Grady Hendrix, The Final Girl Support Group (Berkley, 352 pp., hb., $26) ***** Praise from BBB staff: Traveling in a Fried-Out […]

Mary Alice Monroe, Drive-Thru Book Signing for The Islanders — Sat., Jun 12

Join New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe and her longtime colleague Angela May at Wando Mt. Pleasant Public Library for an in-person drive-thru book signing of their new book for young readers, The Islanders (Aladdin, 304 pp., hb., $18.00), Sat, June 12, 11 am to 1 pm. Books: To purchase a book to be […]

Release Party for Kate Fagan, All the Colors Came Out — Thurs., May 20

Join us Thurs., May 20, 6 – 7:30 pm to celebrate the release of Kate Fagan‘s memoir All the Colors Came Out: A Father, a Daughter, and a Lifetime of Lessons (Little Brown, hb., 208 pp., $26). Kate will sign in the Blue Bicycle Books courtyard at 418 King St., downtown Charleston. Can’t make it?  Buy a signed copy online […]

Josephine Caminos Oría, Sobremesa: A Memoir of Food and Love in Thirteen Courses

Join us on Zoom Thurs., May 6, 2021 at 7 pm, for an evening with Josephine Caminos Oría, author of Sobremesa: A Memoir of Food and Love in Thirteen Courses. Oría will be joining Blue Bicycle Books as part of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Reader Meet Writer author series. The Zoom link will be emailed […]

Shep Rose of Southern Charm, Tues. Mar. 16

  Set your expectations to HIGH and join us on Zoom, Tues., Mar. 16, 2021, 6:30 – 7:30 pm for a special evening with Southern Charm’s Shep Rose. All tickets include a signed copy of Shep’s book Average Expectations: Lessons in Lowing the Bar (Gallery Books, 240 pp., $28). He’ll be in conversation with Whitney […]

Sara Shepard and Lilia Buckingham, Influence, Feb. 25, 7 pm

Join the Conroy Center on Zoom, Thurs., Feb. 25, 2021, 7 – 8 pm for an evening with co-authors Sara Shepard and Lilia Buckingham,  discussing their book, Influence (Delacorte Press, hb., 368 pp., $18). Shepard and Buckingham will be joined in conversation by the Pat Conroy Literary Center‘s Holland Perryman and Jonathan Haupt. To register for this FREE […]

Cameran Eubanks Wimberly of Southern Charm, Tues., Feb. 2

Join us on Zoom, Tues., Feb. 2, 2021, at 6:30 pm for a special evening with Southern Charm’s Cameran Eubanks Wimberly. Tickets are $34 and include a signed copy of her new book One Day You’ll Thank Me: Essays on Dating, Motherhood and Everything in Between (Gallery Books, 208 pp, $28). Click here for tickets. Click here to order […]

Robert Elder, Calhoun: American Heretic, Feb. 16, 6:30 pm

Join us on Zoom, Tues., Feb 16, 6:30 pm as Baylor University professor Robert Elder discusses his newest book, Calhoun: American Heretic (Basic Books, hb., 640 pp., $35). Elder, a Clemson Grad, will be joined in conversation by Paul Anderson, professor of history at Clemson University. This event is free and open to the public. To buy a signed […]

Clay Rice Silhouettes – Jan. 31!

Renowned silhouette artist Clay Rice returns to Blue Bicycle Books, Sun., Jan. 31, 1 – 4 pm to cut children’s silhouettes and sign his latest books, At the Stroke of Goodnight and The Stick (Familius, hb, $17). Taught by his grandfather, Carew Rice, Clay is a 21st-century folk artist and a Lowcountry treasure. Cutting a child’s silhouette in under […]

YALLWrite (YALLFest 2020) — Get Signed Books!

YALLWrite (a.k.a YALLFest 2020) is this weekend!  Over 80 bestselling authors will share their trade secrets in a virtual, craft-themed festival Fri. Nov. 13 and Sat. Nov 14. Writers like Marie Lu, Victoria Aveyard, Nic Stone, Neal Shusterman, Marissa Meyer, V.E. Schwab, Varian Johnson and more will teach dialogue, structure, world-building, writing as a political […]