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BIG NEWS! Get a FREE E-BOOK from Simon & Schuster with Event Purchase All Summer Long!*

What's more "summer" than a good book to take you away?

A painting event pairs perfectly with this summer's hottest book releases! Painting with a Twist has partnered with major book publisher, Simon & Schuster, to bring you closer to your summer happy place by pairing our carefree social experience with their amazing summer line up! After the event, you'll receive a FREE e-book from Simon & Schuster!

What is a Summer Book Club event?

Our summer book club painting events will feature scenes from your favorite summer reads! From seascapes to fabulous diva paintings. We've put together the parfect summer excape for you and your friends. Whether you are involved in your own book club or just love to read, our paintings will bring your favorite summer books to life!

Do I need to prepare anything in advance?

Nope! Many of our guests are reading the featured book prior to coming to our painting event, but it's NOT required! You can participate in discussions or just sit back, relax and sip some wine while you paint with friends in our BYOB Studio! Either way works for us!

Can my whole Book Club participate for a summer social event?

Absolutely! If you're part of a Book Club and are reading or plan to read one of the books in the Simon & Schuster Summer Lineup, we'd love to host your book club for your next social event! You can book seats at one of our public events or book your own private event exclusevely for your book club besties! We'll provide the private space, instructor and supplies. You bring your friends to sip your favorite beverages while you paint a scene from the featured book! We'll be as involved in the book discussion as you'd like us to be!

How will I recieve the FREE E-book from Simon & Schuster?

After you attend an event in July or August, we'll send you an email with instructions on how to redeem your FREE E-book! *Guests must register for the event using their email address to receive the FREE E-book. One free e-book per guest.

What books are featured in the Simon & Schuster Summer Book Club Series?

The Simon & Schuster summer lineup is seriously impressive! Check out the book titles and authors below!

  • Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah
  • SLAY by Brittany Morris
  • The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith
  • Selection Day by Aravind Adiga
  • Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave
  • Mornings with Rosemary by Libby Page
  • The Forgotten Queen by Sidney Pike
  • The Girl They Left Behind by Roxanne Veletzos
  • My Grandmother Told Me to Tel You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
  • The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  • Himself by Jess Kidd
  • Love, Luck & Lemon Pie by Amy Reichert

Ready to book your seat for our Summer Book Club Series? Choose any Public Event from July through August on our Website Calendar of Events below!

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