Events

In-Shop Reading and Signing with Cynthia Tucker

In-Shop Reading and Signing with Cynthia Tucker

May 19th 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hub City welcomes authors Cynthia Tucker to the shop for a reading, signing, and discussion of "The Southernization of America: A Story of Democracy in the Balance." This compelling new collection of linked essays considers the role of the South in shaping today's political and cultural landscape. Join us on Thursday, May 19th as we consider the book that one reviewer has dubbed "powerful . . . on the centrality of the South to the American experience." Click through to save your seat!

read more


Celebrating Diversity and Kinship with Amber O'Neal Johnston, Author of "A Place to Belong"

Celebrating Diversity and Kinship with Amber O'Neal Johnston, Author of "A Place to Belong"

May 24th 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hub City welcomes Amber O'Neal Johnston to the Shop for a reading and discussion of her new book, "A Place to Belong: Celebrating Diversity and Kinship in the Home and Beyond." A homeschooling mother of four who speaks and writes about including diverse voices in traditional curriculum and infusing culture into the home environment, Amber has written an approachable, impactful guide designed to help families of all backgrounds celebrate cultural heritage and embrace inclusivity in the home and beyond.

read more


Anne Heltzel, Author of "Just Like Mother," in Conversation with Elisabeth Thomas

Anne Heltzel, Author of "Just Like Mother," in Conversation with Elisabeth Thomas

May 26th 2022 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Hub City Bookshop is excited to welcome author Anne Heltzel for a virtual reading and discussion of her novel, "Just Like Mother." Named a Most Anticipated Title by Book Riot, CrimeReads, Goodreads, and more, the novel follows Maeve, a young woman who has escaped the cult she was raised in for a successful life in New York City -- but when her long-lost cousin reappears, it triggers memories that Maeve would rather forget. Heltzel will be joined in conversation by author Elisabeth Thomas, whose debut novel "Catherine House" was a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice in 2020. This exciting event is perfect for fans of horror and literary fiction alike. Don't miss it!

read more


Book Soirée for Taylor Brorby, Author of "Boys and Oil"

Book Soirée for Taylor Brorby, Author of "Boys and Oil"

June 9th 2022 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a soirée celebrating the publication of Taylor Brorby's memoir, "Boys and Oil: Growing up gay in a fractured land." Presented in partnership with the Upstate SC LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, the evening will feature a reading and signing of the book, as well as the opportunity to meet and mingle with Chamber members from across the Upstate! Tickets include a signed copy of the book and a drink courtesy of the Chamber and crafted by the.drink.machine. Don't miss out; get your ticket today!

read more


Reading and Signing with Mary Laura Philpott

Reading and Signing with Mary Laura Philpott

June 30th 2022 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Hub City Bookshop is excited to welcome Mary Laura Philpott to the Bookshop for a reading and signing of her new book, "Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives." The book, a memoir-in-essays praised by Glennon Doyle as a "must-read," is a balm and companion for anyone who has ever worried or stressed about the uncertainty of life—in other words, everyone. Refreshments will be served at 5:30pm, with the reading and signing to begin at 6pm. We expect this event to fill up quickly, and space is limited: save your seat today!

read more

Missed an event? Visit our YouTube channel here for event recordings from our virtual events and other fun recorded content!

Error Message