The Palos Verdes Library District is proud to host New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Alice Monroe at the beautiful Malaga Cove Library Garden on Saturday, July 29, 2017, 2:00-4:00 pm.
Mary will be promoting the latest in her Beach House series: Beach House for Rent, which explores the interconnection between two strangers and the natural world along with the South Carolina seashore on the Isle of Palms.
Monroe is an active conservationist and lives in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Her novel The Beach House will be adapted into a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, starring three-time Golden Globe nominee Andie MacDowell and premiering exclusively on the network in summer 2017.
Mary Alice Monroe is best known for writing richly textured books with parallels between human nature and the natural world. For years, Monroe’s work has used the power of story to raise awareness about important issues impacting the wild.
She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 20 novels, including: A Lowcountry Wedding; A Lowcountry Christmas; The Summer’s End; Summer Wind; The Summer Girls; Last Light Over Carolina; Time is a River; The Beach House; and Beach House Memories. In addition to making multiple bestseller lists, she has received numerous awards, including the Award for Writing from the South Carolina Center for the Book, the RT Lifetime Achievement, Florida Author of Distinction Award, and she has received several Readers’ Choice Awards.