Mary Alice Monroe, Mary Kay Andrews, Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey: Friends and Fiction [Updated for August]

Mary Kay Andrews joins authors Mary Alice Monroe, Patti Callahan Henry, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey for a Facebook Live Happy Hour event.


August 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT
September 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT

Organized by: Mary Kay Andrews
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About the Authors

Mary Kay Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of 27 novels including The Weekenders, Beach Town, Ladies’ Night, Summer Rental, Deep Dish, and Hissy Fit.

A native of St. Petersburg, Florida, she received a B.A. in journalism from The University of Georgia and was a newspaper reporter for 14 years. The last ten years of her career were spent as a features reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In her new book, Hello Summer (St. Martin’s Press: May 5, 2020), Conley Hawkins has left her family’s small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon, in the rear view mirror years ago. Now, after ten years of blood, sweat, and tears, Conley is exactly where she wants to be and is about to take a fancy new position at a New York City newspaper. That is, until she discovers at her own going away party that her new job is suddenly gone, disappearing overnight along with her hopes and dreams of a bright future in a big city.

Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including the Beach House series: The Beach House, Beach House Memories, Swimming Lessons, Beach House for Rent, and Beach House Reunion.

She is a 2018 Inductee into the South Carolina Academy of Authors’ Hall of Fame, and her books have received numerous awards, including the 2008 South Carolina Center for the Book Award for Writing, the 2014 South Carolina Award for Literary Excellence, and the 2015 SW Florida Author of Distinction Award.

In her new book, On Ocean Boulevard (Gallery Books: May 19, 2020), Mary Alice returns to her beloved Beach House series in this breathtaking novel about one family’s summer of forging new beginnings agains the enduring beauty and resilience of the natural world. It’s been sixteen years since Caretta “Cara” Rutledge has returned home to the beautiful shores of Charleston, South Carolina. Over those years, she has weathered the tides of deaths and births, struggles and joys. And now, as Cara prepares for her second wedding, her life is about to change yet again.

Kristy Woodson Harvey is the bestselling author of six novels, including The Southern Side of Paradise, Slightly South of Simple, and the forthcoming Feels Like Falling.

A Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s school of journalism, Kristy lives on the North Carolina coast with her husband and son where she is working on her next novel and blogs with her mom Beth Woodson on Design Chic.

Selected as A Spring 2020 Okra Pick, and featured as a most anticipated book of 2020 by Parade, Working Mother,and She Knows, and as the Mary Kay Andrew’s Reading Challenge Women’s Fiction Pick, it introduces an odd couple tale of friendship that asks just how much our past choices define our happiness.

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