A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Well, Bless Your Heart!

Best-selling southern authors Mary Alice Monroe and Mary Kay Andrews discuss the fun and sassy charm of Southern writing.

Mary Kay Andrews

Mary Kay Andrews is the New York Times best-selling author of 26 novels including "Sunset Beach," "The High Tide Club," "The Weekenders," "Beach Town," "Ladies' Night," "Summer Rental," "Deep Dish" and "Hissy Fit....

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Mary Alice Monroe

Mary Alice Monroe is a New York Times best-selling author who has sold more than 7.5 million copies of her books.  Her work includes “The Beach House,” “Swimming Lessons” and “Beach House Memories....

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Hello, Summer
A Novel
Mary Kay Andrews
Fiction / Literature
St. Martin's Publishing Group
May 2020
ISBN 9781250256928
Hardcover, 480 pages
$28.99, INSTORE
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Conley Hawkins left her family’s small town newspaper, The Silver Bay Beacon, in the rearview mirror years ago. More/less

On Ocean Boulevard
Mary Alice Monroe
Fiction / Literature
Simon and Schuster
May 2020
ISBN 9781982146948
Hardcover, 384 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

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Marshall Foundation

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