Scotty McCreery’s Book “Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream” Is Available Next Week!

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Singer, songwriter, and now, author Scotty McCreery will release his first book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream, and launch his book signing tour on Tuesday, May 3.

During the first two weeks of May, the ACM and CMT Award winner will hold book signings at bookstores and venues in 14 cities. The book signing tour will begin in Ridgewood, New Jersey on release day and end in his hometown of Garner, North Carolina on May 14. See the bottom of this release for dates, locations and times.

McCreery envisions the book as a travelogue and takes the reader on a journey through his life, sharing stories such as his life-altering discovery of Elvis Presley at age five, auditioning for and ultimately winning “American Idol” season 10, and embarking on the country music career he had always dreamed about. He also reveals how he had to grow up quickly when he was thrust into the adult world at age 17, the way he balanced his senior year of high school and college experience with his active recording and touring career, and how he put life into perspective after being robbed at gunpoint. Throughout the book, he writes of how his faith, family and friends have kept him grounded and normal in the midst of a life in the entertainment business.

On May 3, McCreery will perform live on NBC’s “Today” during the 10-11:00 AM hour. The next day, May 4, the country music sensation will be interviewed live on “FOX & Friends” on the FOX News Channel. That same day, New York City-area viewers can also watch him being interviewed on WNYW-TV’s “Good Day New York.”

Before the book signing tour begins, McCreery will be featured on the cover of American Profile this weekend. The national weekly magazine will circulate within community newspapers nationwide between April 29-May 3. In addition, the man recently named “Country Music’s Hottest Bachelor” will be a presenter on FOX’s “American Country Countdown Awards” on Sunday, May 1.

Go Big or Go Home (ISBN 9780310345220, hardcover) retails at $24.99 and goes on sale from Zondervan May 3, 2016. It is currently available for pre-order at and other online retailers.


McCreery’s book signings are listed below:

When:     Tuesday, May 3 from 7:00–9:00 pm ET

Where:    Bookends Bookstore

211 East Ridgewood Ave.

Ridgewood, NJ  07450


When:     Wednesday, May 4 from 12:30-2:30 pm ET

Where:    Barnes & Noble NYC/Citigroup Center

160 E 54th Street (at Third Avenue)

New York, NY 10022


When:     Wednesday, May 4 from 7:00-9:00 pm ET

Where:    Barnes & Noble Country Glen Center

91 Old Country Road

Carle Place, NY 11514


When:      Friday, May 6 from 3:00-5:00 pm CT

Mall of America

The Rotunda/Event Common Space

60 E Broadway

Bloomington, MN 55425


When:     Monday, May 9 from 6:00-8:00 pm CT

Where:    Fort Worth Walmart Superstore

8520 North Beach

Fort Worth, TX 76244


When:     Tuesday, May 10 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm CT

Where:    Fort Hood Clear Creek Main Post Exchange

4250 Clear Creek Blvd

Fort Hood, TX 76544

*Must have military clearance to attend


When:     Tuesday, May 10 from 6:00-8:00 pm CT

Where:    Books-A-Million at Grapevine Mills

3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy

Grapevine, TX 76051


When:     Wednesday, May 11 from 3:00–4:00 pm CT

Where:    McCormick Place

2301 S King Dr.

Chicago, IL 60616

*This event is exclusive to Book Expo

America. Patrons must have a badge to get

into signing


When:     Wednesday, May 11 from 6:00-8:00pm CT

Where:    Barnes & Noble Skokie Old Orchard

55 Old Orchard Center

Skokie, IL 60077


When:     Thursday, May 12 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm CT

Where:    Franklin LifeWay Christian Store

at Cool Springs Crossing

1725 Galleria Blvd

Franklin, TN 37067


When:     Thursday, May 12th from 6:00-8:00pm ET

Where:    Knoxville West LifeWay Christian Store

10990 Parkside Drive

Knoxville, TN 37934


When:     Friday, May 13th from 12:00-2:00pm ET

Where:    Barnes & Noble at Asheville Mall

3 South Tunnel Road

Asheville, NC 28805


When:     Friday, May 13th from 7:00-9:00pm ET

Where:    Charlotte Books-A-Million at Concord Mills

8301 Concord Mills Road

Concord, NC 28027


When:     Saturday, May 14th from 9:30-11:30am ET

Where:    Costco

4201 W Wendover Ave

Greensboro, NC 27407

*For Costco Wholesale members only.


When:     Saturday, May 14th from 2:30-5:00pm ET

Where:    First Baptist Church of Garner

Christian Life Center

601 St Mary’s St.

Garner, NC 27529

*The book tour ends in McCreery’s hometown of Garner, NC on May 14 (“Scotty McCreery Day”). This event will be held on the campus of the church where he is a member. Quail Ridge bookstore will sell books for McCreery to sign, and he will be doing a Q&A and performing a brief acoustic set.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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