cover image The Summer Girls

The Summer Girls

Mary Alice Munroe, read by the author. AudioGO, unabridged, 10 CDs 11.75 hrs., $29.95 ISBN 978-1-4821-0093-8

It’s a beautiful summer on Sullivan’s Island, and Marietta Muir has brought her three granddaughters together for a retreat for the first time in many years. Author and narrator Mary Alice Munroe delivers a charming, emotional, and funny performance that will appeal to female listeners of all ages. Munroe knows her characters like no one else could, and her portrayals of the summer girls are subtle, realistic, carefully crafted, and pitch-perfect. The result is a simply presented, honest audiobook about four women and how even strong family ties can loosen over time. A Gallery paperback. (July)