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VIRTUAL EVENT: Friends & Fiction Happy Hour on Facebook Live

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
The Book of Lost Names Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982131890
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - July 21st, 2020

On Ocean Boulevard (The Beach House) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982146948
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Gallery Books - May 19th, 2020

Feels Like Falling Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982117702
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Gallery Books - April 28th, 2020

Hello, Summer: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250256928
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: St. Martin's Press - May 5th, 2020

Becoming Mrs. Lewis: Expanded Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9780785218098
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Thomas Nelson - March 24th, 2020

The Winemaker's Wife Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982112301
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - March 17th, 2020

The Summer Guests Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501193637
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Gallery Books - March 31st, 2020

Losing the Moon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593198087
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 5-7 Days
Published: Berkley - May 26th, 2020


Wednesday, May 27 at 6PM CDT/7PM EST


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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, the 2015 SW Florida Author of Distinction Award, the RT Lifetime Achievement Award, the International Book Award for Green Fiction, and the 2017 Southern Book Prize for Fiction. Her bestselling novel The Beach House is also a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie. An active conservationist, she lives in the lowcountry of South Carolina. Visit her at and at


Mary Kay Andrews is The New York Times bestselling author of Sunset Beach, The High Tide Club, The Beach House CookbookThe WeekendersBeach Town, Save the Date, Ladies’ Night, Christmas Bliss, Spring FeverSummer Rental, The Fixer Upper, Deep Dish, Blue Christmas, Savannah Breeze, Hissy Fit, Little Bitty Lies, and Savannah Blues. A former journalist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, she lives in Atlanta, Georgia.


Kristin Harmel is the #1 international bestselling and USA Today bestselling author of The Winemaker’s Wife, The Room on Rue Amelie, the upcoming The Book of Lost Names, and a dozen other novels that have been translated into numerous languages and sold all over the world. After covering health and lifestyle for American Baby, Men’s Health, and Woman’s Day, she became a reporter for PEOPLE magazine while still in college and spent more than a decade working for the publication, covering everything from the Super Bowl to high-profile murders to celebrity interviews with the likes of Ben Affleck, Matthew McConaughey, OutKast, and Justin Timberlake. Kristin was also a frequent contributor to the national television morning show The Daily Buzz—where her assignments included flying to London three times to interview the cast of the Harry Potter films—and she has appeared on Good Morning America and numerous local television morning shows.  After graduating from the University of Florida, Kristin spent time living in Paris and Los Angeles and now lives in Orlando, with her husband and young son.


Kristy Woodson Harvey is the bestselling author of six novels, including The Southern Side of ParadiseSlightly 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, her writing has appeared in numerous online and print publications including Southern LivingTraditional HomeUSA TODAYDomino, and O. Henry Magazine. Kristy is the winner of the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing and a finalist for the Southern Book Prize. Her work has been optioned for film, and her books have received numerous accolades including Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads, Parade’s Big Fiction Reads, and Entertainment Weekly’s Spring Reading Picks. She blogs with her mom Beth Woodson on Design Chic, and loves connecting with fans on She lives on the North Carolina coast with her husband and son where she is working on her next novel.


Patti Callahan (who also writes as Patti Callahan Henry) is a New York Times bestselling author. Patti was a finalist in the Townsend Prize for Fiction, has been an Indie Next Pick, twice an OKRA pick, and a multiple nominee for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Novel of the Year. Her work has also been included in short story collections, anthologies, magazines, and blogs. Patti attended Auburn University for her undergraduate work and Georgia State University for her graduate degree. Once a Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, she now writes full time. The mother of three children, she lives in both Mountain Brook, Alabama, and Bluffton, South Carolina, with her husband. Visit her online at; Instagram: pattichenry; Facebook: AuthorPattiCallahanHenry; Twitter: @pcalhenry.

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