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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

COUNTING DOWN TO BOOK RELEASE AND BOOK TOUR

School’s out for summer and the beach traffic is booming again here on Isle of Palms, South Carolina, as the vacationers, day trippers, and locals alike flock to the beach. There are two things people always want to know when they visit this special beach town… where should I eat and what book should I read.

For food–I recommend Long Island Cafe and Sea Biscuit Cafe. There are many fun places to dine on the island, but these are my go-to spots!

For a good read–I hope you’ll grab a copy of my new novel, BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT, in stores June 20th. To celebrate this month’s release, I’m going on a coast-to coast book tour! Author luncheons, cocktail parties, book talks, fundraisers, and a sunset celebration…there are so many special book signing events on the calendar. I hope you’ll join me at an event near you!

One of the book events is right here on the island and will benefit Audubon South Carolina.

JUNE 24th, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
WILD DUNES RESORT
ISLE OF PALMS, SC
RSVP 843-886-2174

Join me at the luxurious Wild Dunes Resort for an outdoor sunset celebration featuring southern food, music, signature cocktails provided by Firefly Distillery, and a book signing. This book event will benefit Audubon South Carolina. All guests will be entered into a raffle to win a 2-night getaway to the pristine and private Dewees Island. It’s my happy place!

Wild Dunes is offering a discounted room rate for guests attending the book party!  CLICK HERE for more information, or call 843-886-2174.

And, the first 100 guests to arrive will receive an eco-friendly tote bag like this one (pug not included).

BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT is a book of my heart. It’s the fourth installment of my ‘Beach House Series’ but written as a stand alone, so don’t worry if you haven’t read the others in the series. The majestic loggerhead sea turtle makes a few appearances in this novel (fans of THE BEACH HOUSE; BEACH HOUSE MEMORIES; and SWIMMING LESSONS will appreciate that), but it’s the migrating shorebirds and pelicans of the island that serve as the backdrop of this novel.

I wish you all a wonderful summer season! Whether you’re able to escape to the beach, lake, mountains, or some other beautiful view, remember to take along some good books and be kind to nature. Leave only your footprints behind. And I hope to see you during book tour!

 

Much love,

Mary Alice 

 

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3 Comments

  1. Jenny Thompson on June 9, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    Ms. MOnroe,
    I love your books and would love to attend one of the book signings either in Atlanta or Augusta but I cannot find additional information other than the dates, which were sent I an email I received tonight. I just moved to Georgia so I am new to traveling to Atlanta (I actually live in Athens). Can you tell me the name of the bookstores I. Each city and the times of the events?

    Thank you so much!

    • Mary Alice Monroe on June 13, 2017 at 7:04 am

      Hi Jenny,
      I hope you’re settling in well to your new home in Georgia. My full tour schedule is at http://www.maryalicemonroe.com/events with links to online ticket purchases and event descriptions. Here are the GA appearances you asked about. I hope to meet you during book tour!
      Augusta, GA
      Tuesday, June 27
      11:30 a.m.
      Abel Brown Southern Kitchen & Oyster Bar
      491 Highland Ave

      Decatur, GA
      Tuesday, June 27
      7:00 p.m.
      Eagle Eye Bookshop
      2076 N. Decatur Rd.

      Peachtree City, GA
      Wednesday, June 28
      12:00 p.m.
      Peachtree City Library
      201 Willowbend Rd

      Woodstock, GA
      Wednesday, June 28
      4:00-6:00 p.m.
      FoxTale Book Shoppe
      105 E. Main St.

  2. Beverly Cluff on July 17, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    Just finished…loved it. One if most treasured read ever.

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