Review: The Summer Girls by Mary Alice Monroe

  I know I can’t change the past. Not my mistakes or the mistakes of others. But I can begin by changing me. Dora, Carson, and Harper used to spend all their summer at grandma’s beach house the Sea Breeze, on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina. Now they have grown up and had their own lives…

Review: Time Is a River by Mary Alice Monroe

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.  – Henry David Thoreau Just as she recovered from a breast cancer…

Review: Second Star to the Right by Mary Alice Monroe

This book is pure magic! Have you ever wished your favorite fairy tales were true? Imagine one of the characters is your neighbor and you can talk to him anytime you want! Fey and her children Maddy and Tom running away from their past and finding a shelter in a beautiful Victorian house.  The house…