Authors Melodie A. Truluck and Willie Atkinson will sign copies of their books 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Community Christian Stores, 118 E. Richardson Ave. in Summerville.

Truluck, a Charleston resident who was born in Montana and raised in Walterboro, has served in a variety of ministries and mission activities. She has written a variety of works used to overcome past abuse and grow in relationship with God. Her latest book is called “In Pursuit.”

Atkinson, of North Charleston, will sign his book, “Till Death Did We Part,” a memoir about true love and perseverance.

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Charleston Guide Books Publishing Company has released Mary Coy’s “To Hear Them Tell It: Memories of Growing Up in Charleston.”

Coy, a fourth-generation Charlestonian, interviewed more than two dozen locals from uptown and downtown neighborhoods to produce an illustrated anthology that highlights the way the city has changed over the years.

The book retails for $15.99 and is available at local stores and at