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Authors Nancy Thayer &Mary Alice Monroe in Conversation

May 20, 2021
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    • Dates: May 20, 2021
    • Location: Zoom
    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Price: $23 - includes a copy of the book!


    Let's kick off the summer with authors Nancy Thayer and Mary Alice Monroe! Nancy will talk about her most recent novel released on May 4th, Family Reunion, with Mary Alice Monroe (The Summer of Lost and Found).

    A longtime Nantucket resident is trying to make the best of a lonely summer. Her spirited granddaughter is learning what she wants out of life. Unforgettable surprises await them both in this magical, multigenerational novel from New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer.

    Nancy Thayer is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including Girls of Summer, Let It Snow, Surfside Sisters, A Nantucket Wedding, Secrets in Summer, The Island House, The Guest Cottage, An Island Christmas, Nantucket Sisters, and Island Girls. Born in Kansas, Thayer has been a resident of Nantucket for thirty-five years, where she currently lives with her husband, Charley, and a precocious rescue cat named Callie.

    The New York Times bestselling Beach House series returns with this tender and compassionate novel following the Rutledge family as they face a summer of upheaval and change with perseverance, unity, and a dose of humor, discovering unexpected joys and lessons that will endure long past the season.

    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. She is the cocreator and cohost of the weekly web show and podcast Friends & Fiction. An active conservationist, she lives in the low country of South Carolina. Visit her at and at

    This is a virtual event on Zoom

    Ticket includes admission to the Zoom event and one copy of Nancy Thayer's Family Reunion (releases May 4th). Ticket-holders will be notified when the book is available to be picked up or when we ship the book.

    More information about the event here

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