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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

Posts Tagged ‘southern author’

BOOK TOUR: LIGHT ONE CANDLE FOR PANAMA CITY

This is Week 3 of  book tour. One of my recent stops included Panama City, FL–a place I always love to visit. This time though, it was a sobering arrival. I was struck by the devastation of the trees and so many houses. It looked like someone took a chainsaw to the top of the…

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MY FAVORITE BEACH BOOKS

  For me, the summer season is synonymous with two things: beach books book tour My books are almost always released in the summer. It seems it’s become tradition. This year, my new release is THE SUMMER GUESTS. In stores June 11th. For longtime readers of mine, they’ll enjoy the thread of connection between this…

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New Book + Book Tour = Great Summer Reading

The month of May is the kick-off of the summer reading season. In just a few weeks–on June 11th–my new novel, THE SUMMER GUESTS, will hit store shelves. I’m so excited to share it with you! Southern Living Magazine selected THE SUMMER GUESTS as a “favorite beach reads of 2019!”    My longtime readers know…

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SAVING A VITAL PELICAN ISLAND

Wild animals and the Lowcountry landscape I call home are woven into my stories. They are so vital they actually become characters in my novels. But they are much more than that. As I bring awareness to the fascinating species in my novels, I hope you come to care—and take care. That is the power of…

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WELL, THIS IS A FIRST!

I finally did it! My first Facebook Live video. And I must admit, it was actually pretty fun, and easy (except for the fact that we couldn’t get the Live video feature to work on my Facebook author page, so we did it from my Facebook conservation page instead). I must learn to speak louder next…

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LIVING A SCENE FROM ONE OF MY SUMMER BOOKS

I’m writing my next summer book titled Beach House for Rent, which is the conclusion of my The Beach House Series–The Beach House, Beach House Memories, and Swimming Lessons.  I find myself filled with all the strong feelings again I have for the characters: Lovie, Cara, Brett, Toy, Little Lovie. And the sweet Primrose Cottage that, though a…

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