Bluffton Book Festival adds another day of events

Book lovers rejoice: The Bluffton Book Festival, now in its second year, is expanding to three days for 2017. From Nov. 16-18, the festival will feature New York Times best-selling authors Mary Kay Andrews, Mary Alice Monroe, Mary B. Morrison, Patti Callahan-Henry and C.J. Lyons. Local favorites Cassandra King Conroy, Bernie Schein, Ellen Malphrus and James McTeer also will be in attendance. Festivalgoers can meet authors and purchase signed books.

Kids will enjoy story time and face-painting. Food will be for sale. A portion of the proceeds raised during the three-day event will benefit The Book Industry Charitable Foundation and The Literacy Center. For more information, call 843-707-6409 or go to